Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Sept 21

Electric Vehicles It appears that Korean auto manufacturers have a winning combination with their EV lineup. The article Look Out, Jaguar, Mercedes, Audi, & BMW — Kia Niro SUV Has Better Efficiency & Range, At Half The Price! explains why. Also this week, Audi launched their production version of the e-tron SUV, which will be […]

VW Settlement Update

In July 2016, Volkswagen (VW) agreed to a multiple-part settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency as a result of the illegal installation of ‘defeat devices’ on their diesel engines in violation of the Clean Air Act. There are two key programs of that settlement that offer emissions reduction opportunities for states: 1. A Zero Emissions […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Sept 14

Electric Vehicles Last week we highlighted an article explaining the inefficiencies of a traditional internal combustion engine. This week we bring you a contrasting graphic and information from the U.S. Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, which demonstrates why EVs are such a better option to traditional internal combustion engines: 77%-82% of Energy Put into […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Sept 7

Electric Vehicles The article Mercedes Challenges Tesla With an All-Electric SUV describes how legacy auto-maker Mercedes-Benz, among others, are working to get ahead of the electric vehicle curve and are taking on all-electric Tesla. The freshly unveiled EQC fully-electric SUV is the first of many in the new Mercedes-Benz EQ sub-brand line of electric vehicles. Production […]

National Drive Electric Week Kicks Off Soon!

Are you curious about electric vehicles? Then mark your calendars because the annual National Drive Electric Week is right around the corner! This year, it kicks off on September 8 and runs through September 16. It’s a fantastic opportunity to see a wide range of models that are available, learn more from electric vehicle (EV) owners […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Aug 31

Electric Vehicles Here is some very exciting news for the ‘affordable EV’ market. A new car manufacturer, Kandi Technology Group, is bringing two electric cars to America. The K22 model is a subcompact car that is slated to cost under $20K. With the Federal Tax Credit, it puts the price-tag under $13K for a new […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Aug 24

Electric Vehicles This week, Interesting Engineering highlights fourteen electric vehicles in What Are the Best Electric Cars of 2018? The article also takes a trip back-in-time sharing with readers a little history lesson on the early beginnings of electric vehicles. Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists, offered up a piece called Union Of Concerned […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Aug 17

Electric Vehicles Volkswagen (VW), through its Electrify America subsidiary, has launched the “JetStones” ad campaign. VW agreed to a multiple-part settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency as a result of VW’s installation of ‘defeat devices’ on their diesel engines in violation of the Clean Air Act. VW will spend $2 billion over 10 years to support increased […]

Guest Blog: The King of EVs

This is a guest post written by Rudy Beharrysingh, the president of the Blue Ridge EV Club. To read the original post, click here.   I always wondered why Telsa owners never seemed too worried about range.  Previously, I had an intellectual appreciation for Tesla cars, but never owned one myself.   That changed after driving a P85 […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Aug 10

Electric Vehicles Asheville is now home to Western North Carolina’s first and only hybrid and electric used car dealership. The dealership named GreenToy will offer many makes and models of used electrified and hybrid cars. Used EVs are a cost-effective way to become an electric driver! Perhaps instead you are in the market for a new electric vehicle? The […]