Formula E – A Racing Testbed for Electric Vehicles

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Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 6/27/2022 For proponents of clean energy, the sport of automobile racing has always been a controversial subject. For some, it is a waste of precious energy resources, but others view it as contributing valuable research and development (R&D) for improving the efficiency of automobiles. That discussion has recently taken on a … Read more

‘Take the Long Way Home’ EV Ad Steals Spotlight

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 4/1/2022 Electric vehicle start-up Stidnoz has hired the PR firm Norbera, Dwaas, Bolond, and Amadan to produce their “Take the Long Way Home” advertising campaign. The ad agency is well known for its television ads for a popular dishwashing detergent that urges viewers to run their electric dishwashers every day even … Read more

New Electric Car Travels 1,000 Miles on a Single Charge

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 4/1/2022 When Zondits saw the announcement of an EV that could go 1,000 miles between charges, we imagined a small, low-power car suitable for city environments. We were wrong. Its actually a big, black (other colors to be introduced for model year 2024) Cadillac with an engine more powerful than most … Read more

EV and EV Infrastructure Have Promising Future Under Biden

dnv.com, 4/20/22. President Biden announced the most extensive plan this nation has ever seen for the electric vehicle (EV) industry. He kept his campaign promise to invest in a more sustainable future by proposing the investment of over $174 billion in the EV market. That budget will be responsible for building out a new network of 500,000 EV … Read more

Episode 5: Exploring Electric Vehicles – Where We’re Going We Don’t Need Combustion Engines

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Season 1: Episode 5 | January 3, 2020 Electric vehicles are gaining in market share across the USA, but the transition presents its own set of challenges for utility and city infrastructure. Gita and Elihu speak with Walter Schaefer, ERS, on the roadmap for electric vehicles. Featured image by Marek Studzinski from Pixabay

Do You Know How Much You Pay to Charge Your Electric Car?

Milana Pakes, ERS Currently, they only make up a small percentage of the volume of cars sold globally, but by 2040 they are expected to account for 57% of annual car sales. With EVs and charging stations rapidly popping up all over the nation, it’s getting easier to make the switch from fossil-fuel-reliant to electric, … Read more

Forecasts Predict a Boom in EV Buses

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E-Buses to Surge Even Faster Than EVs as Conventional Vehicles Fade Bloomberg New Energy Finance, about.bnef.com, May 21, 2018 The electrification of road transport will move into top gear in the second half of the 2020s, thanks to tumbling battery costs and larger-scale manufacturing, with sales of electric cars racing to 28%, and those of … Read more

2018 Expected to Be the Year of Electric Vehicles (EV)

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As electric vehicles gain favor, utilities can accelerate EV adoption ACEEE, Februray 13, 2018 As new models with longer ranges, state-of-the-art features, and lower prices enter the market, 2018 is widely expected to be the year of the electric vehicles (EV). US auto companies now offer more than 40 plug-in vehicle models, with more to come, and … Read more

Con Edison’s SmartCharge Program Rewards EV Owners

An electric utility will pay EV owners 5 cent per kWh of charging during off-peak hours Electrek, April 17, 2017 We previously reported on several reward programs for electric vehicles owners charging during off-peak hours, like BMW’s program in California and the Netherlands is trying to make it a nationwide standard for EVs, but now we … Read more