Transportation Electrification Accord Launched

Today, the Transportation Electrification Accord (Accord) was officially launched in Portland, Oregon at the EV Roadmap 11 conference. The Transportation Electrification Accord is a set of guiding principles for promoting transportation electrification. Why is it needed? The transportation sector is now the #1 source of carbon emissions in the United States, and transportation electrification offers an […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – June 1, 2018

This week’s roundup of electric vehicle (EV) news is all about technology!  While today’s EVs are inherently considered ‘high tech’, some of their features may really surprise you. For example, it’s incredible to think that for the first time ever, a fleet of vehicles, spread across the country, was able to receive updates over-the-air, enabling […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – May 25th 2018

If you are able to enjoy an extra day with friends and family for Memorial Day, please remember the fallen men and women of the armed forces. We are indebted to their sacrifice in protecting our nation. If you are traveling, we wish you a safe journey and hope those miles are in an electric […]

Taking a Memorial Weekend Road Trip? Increase Your MPG through Driving Habits

If you are going to join millions in hitting the road this Memorial Day Weekend, you can squeeze more miles-per-gallon (MPG) from your vehicle by changing a few things about the way you drive. Improving driving habits can reduce the amount of time spent on the road, prevent pollution from the tailpipe, and reduce the […]

The evolution of clean cars – an interview with a new Tesla Model 3 owner

SACE Board President, John Noel, recently bought the new Tesla Model 3. I had a chance to chat with him recently about his new purchase and discuss his thoughts on the vehicle. In case you’ve missed the headlines, the Model 3 is Tesla’s latest vehicle release and has been touted as the Tesla for everyone, […]

Drive Electric Event: Day of EV Learning in Florida

We were pleased to host the first 2018 Palm Harbor National Drive Electric Week event at the Palm Harbor United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 3, 2018. It was a tremendous success full of learning and driving electric!  It included ‘Ride and Drives’ from two dealerships: The RBC Group, Inc. and Fitzgerald Chrysler, where participants had […]

Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review

This blog was written by Jeff Cohen, Founder, Atlanta Electric Vehicle Development Coalition and Georgia EVentures, LLC and Treasurer of EV Club of the South. Jeff currently owns a Tesla Model S. On my last trip to the Bay area, I was lucky enough to score a rental of a brand new Tesla Model 3 through […]

What’s Big, Yellow, and Silent?

Last week, SACE attended the  Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition‘s annual Florida Electric School Bus Workshop. It was a chance to learn more about electric school bus technology, funding opportunities, and best practices in infrastructure. According to Michelle McCucheon-Schour of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, who participated in the conference, there over 400,000 buses deployed by […]

Longer Range EVs are Here NOW

When we think about electric vehicles (EVs) – range is an overarching theme. How far can they really go? According to the United States Department of Transportation, the average American travels just 36 miles per day. Although many of us have no idea how much we actually travel and aren’t in the habit of researching transportation […]

EV-friendly policies can provide BIG benefits for Georgia

The blog was written by Anne Blair, SACE, and Katherine Stainken, Plug-In America. Two years ago, Georgia was second in the nation for the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. But in 2015, Georgia repealed the state’s existing tax credit for Zero Emissions (ZEV) vehicles, which had been on the books since the […]