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May 08 2023
Why most car dealers still don’t have any electric vehicles
Electric cars and trucks are more popular than ever, and sales are growing, but if you want one, you’ll probably have a hard time finding an EV in stock near you.
Two-thirds of US car dealers surveyed in a new Sierra Club study, published Monday, didn’t have any battery electric or plug-in hybrids for sale in 2022, new or used.
“There are more dealerships that have electricVox
Apr 24 2023
Electricity Rates Are High in Vermont, Solar Panels Could Help
Vermont has some of the highest electricity rates, nearly 20 cents per kilowatt-hour in January 2023, according to SaveOnEnergy, CNET's sister site. Since the Green Mountain State already produces a significant chunk of its electricity from the sun -- accounting for 16% of its in-state power generation in 2021, according to the US Energy Information Administration -- investing in a solar panelCNET
May 03 2023
New York Passes Gas Ban in New Buildings; Strain on Electricity Grid
New York State became the first state in the nation on Tuesday to ban natural gas and other fossil fuels in new buildings, mandating a shift to renewable energy and electricity as the state’s power grid runs short of capacity. New York has become the first state in the nation to pass a law banning natural gas and other fossil fuels in most new buildings, a move that could inspire other statesBreitbart News
Feb 15 2023
Biden Electric Vehicles
FILE - Tesla vehicles charge at a station in Emeryville, Calif., Aug. 10, 2022. Tesla will, for the first time, make some of its charging stations available to all U.S. electric vehicles, regardless of make, by the end of next year, under a new plan announced by the White House. The plan will make at least 7,500 chargers from Tesla's Supercharger and Destination Charger network available toThe Lufkin Daily News
Apr 12 2023
Why the EPA proposed stricter electric vehicle requirements
On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency released the strictest vehicle pollution standards to date. The rules are meant to trigger a chain reaction that ensures two-thirds of new cars and a third of new trucks created by 2032 will be purely electric, cutting down on pollution and reducing the U.S. carbon footprint. “By proposing the most ambitious pollution standards ever for carsDeseret News
Apr 19 2023
Biden's push for electric vehicles hits deep in the heart of Texas
At Toyota Motor Corp's (7203.T) sprawling factory here, just 16 miles (26 km) from the Alamo, a new gasoline-fueled Tundra pickup truck or hybrid Sequoia SUV rolls off the assembly line every 60 seconds.
"We can't produce enough of the Sequoias and Tundras today," said plant manager Kevin Voelkel. "There is a waiting list."
Less than two hours to the north in Austin, the TeslaReuters
Apr 11 2023
Ford to convert Ontario plant into electric vehicle complex
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says it will spend $1.34 billion ($1.8 billion Canadian) to convert an SUV factory in suburban Toronto so it can build next-generation electric vehicles. The roughly 3,000 workers at the plant in Oakville, Ontario, are expected to keep their jobs depending on market conditions, the company said Tuesday. But some production workers will be furloughed during a six-San Francisco Chronicle
Apr 24 2023
Driver of electric motorcycle dies from injuries sustained in Boise crash
A crash involving an electric motorcycle and a truck resulted in the death of the motorcyclist two weeks ago, according to a news release Monday from the Boise Police Department. Public notification of the crash, which occurred on April 11 at Division Street and W. Hale Street, was delayed in part to allow time to notify next of kin, although the victim has not yet been publicly identified.Idaho Statesman
Apr 17 2023
Volkswagen unveils electric luxury sedan at China auto show
SHANGHAI — Volkswagen unveiled an electric luxury sedan that promises a 700-kilometer (435-mile) battery range as global and Chinese automakers showed their latest SUVs, sedans and muscle cars Tuesday at the world’s biggest auto show. Auto Shanghai 2023 reflects the intense competition in China’s fast-growing electric vehicle market after the ruling Communist Party poured billions of dollarsWashington Post
May 03 2023
Ford CEO calls electric vehicle market price cuts 'a worrying trend'
Ford CEO Jim Farley said on Wednesday that price cuts in the electric vehicle market were "a worrying trend" after the U.S. automaker dropped prices for its Mustang Mach-E in response to a series of reductions by rival Tesla (TSLA.O).
Ford on Tuesday announced a price cut of up to 8% of its Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle, the second cut the automaker announced this year.