Car dealers know you have got to get test drives to move vehicles.
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Over 2000 years ago, the story of Doubting Thomas showed that some people just need a hands-on demonstration to accept what’s already in front of them. Today it’s essential […]
Union of Concerned Scientists
Among the climate-focused policies in the Inflation Reduction Act are significant changes to the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit for consumers. While the maximum credit of $7,500 for new EVs remains the same as before, many of the details have changed. Most importantly, the tax credit […]
The author in his Prius Prime plug-in hybrid in Pittsford, Vermont in the winter. (Courtesy photo)
An article in the August issue of Green Energy Times debunked the webs of lies about electric vehicles (EVs) that have reduced their sale in the US, where only 5% of new cars […]
Winter driving can reduce EV range in a way comparable to lower gas mileage in an ICE vehicle. Preheating your EV while it is still plugged in can help reduce winter range loss. (Adobe Stock photo_222789774/teksomolika)
A northern New England – north country winter scenario
It’s 15ºF out and […]
Rendering of Alice. (Eviation)
It has been over six years since Solar Impulse 2 completed its 16½ month circumnavigation of the Earth, in July of 2016. That plane was powered entirely by solar panels on its upper surfaces, with a battery system to keep the motors running at night. […]
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From a Quora post by Steve Baker
How is the grid holding up with all new electric cars being sold in 2022?
FACT: There are about 2 million electric cars in the USA.
FACT: Average driver does 30 miles per day…so 60 million miles […]
Green Energy Times Readership Area Allocated $23.6M for 60 Buses
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On October 26 the Environmental Protection Agency announced nearly $1 billion in awards to 391 U.S. school districts to replace aging, fossil-fueled school buses with 2,468 cleaner, mainly electric models.
On August 16th, President Biden signed into effect the Inflation Reduction Act. A major goal of this act is to combat global climate change by encouraging individuals to purchase “clean” vehicles, such as electric or plug-in hybrid, and moving production to North America.
If you are […]
The Whitchurches charge their electric vehicle near Prince Edward Island, Canada. (Courtesy photo)
Why does an electric vehicle (EV) get better mileage in summer than in winter? Why does an EV lose range when driving fast on the Interstates as compared to slower on two-lane highways? Why does an […]
The following is a joint op-ed from Vermont Natural Resources Council, Vermont Conservation Voters, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Conservation Law Foundation, Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Vermont Public Interest Research Group When it comes to getting where we all need to go – which often needs to be by car […]