Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 19

“The U.S. Has 1 Million Electric Vehicles, but Does It Matter?” The article includes a summary of the current dire need for EVs as a solution to decarbonizing our transportation sector, the global market summary, manufacturer sentiment, and how local leadership can guide the U.S. there. It references the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report […]

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 […]

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 […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Aug 3

Electric Vehicles Here is some exciting news for those who are in the market for an electric SUV. The Audi e-tron All-Electric SUV is Set For Global Launch In September. The SUV, which is the first of three electric vehicles Audi will launch by the end of 2020, will have a range of around 245 miles and will […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – July 27

Electric Vehicles If you are interested in the new Hyundai Kona, this Clean Technica review suggests you might want to ‘get one quick’. The demand for the new Kona with its 64 kWh battery and EPA projected 250-mile range may be higher than the low production numbers Hyundai is planning. Another vehicle that might peak […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – July 20

Electric Vehicles Tesla Will Be The First Automaker To Lose the Federal Tax Credit For Electric Cars. Congratulations Tesla on selling more EVs than any other company! Tesla delivered its 200,000th vehicle this month, which unfortunately means a phase-out of the federal tax credit is underway. Tesla customers who take delivery before January 1, 2019, will […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – July 13

Electric Vehicles The movie Field of Dreams gave us the phrase “if you build it, they will come.” Chevrolet realized the opposite is true too. If they come (asking for a product), you should build (enough to meet demand). This week, Chevrolet announced a commitment to increase Bolt EV production by 20% to meet demand. The […]

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – June 29

This week as we gear up for Independence Day celebrations, it’s a great time to consider the Independence that electric vehicles provide!  They offer Independence from foreign oil, Freedom from disastrous oil spills on our beaches and land, Independence from high priced gasoline and Freedom from carbon dioxide pollution with zero emissions!  We hope that you get a chance to see […]