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The U.S. transportation system is currently 92 percent dependent on petroleum - but an initiative to promote municipal fleet electrification has taken steps to correct that trend.
The United States is losing the global battery arms race to China, with significant potential energy security consequences
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website has been blocked to international visitors—a move some observers believe is a precursor to rising Sino-U.S. competition in technology and industry.
After a spate of fires and accidents involving electric vehicles, new regulations from Chinese authorities offer hope for international EV manufacturers to claim greater market share.
In testimony to Congress, Electrification Coalition VP Ben Prochazka made the energy security case for electrifying the U.S. vehicle fleet and retaining the federal EV tax credit.
National data shows 2018 EV sales are up 83 percent on 2017—but the realities facing the EV industry and oil's virtual monopoly on U.S. transportation fuels means the inflection point in transforming our transportation sector has yet to be reached.
Washington needs to give further examination to its long run strategy regarding OPEC, which should include continuing policies supporting U.S. makers of electric cars.
The U.S. electric vehicle market will reach a major milestone this month as automakers reach 1,000,000 EV sales.
Crosspost: Climate Mayors and Electrification Coalition Partner to Rapidly Transition Municipal Fleets to Electric Vehicles
21 municipalities marked the launch of the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative with a commitment to purchase 376 EVs, representing approximately $11 million in electric transportation-related investment.
New research shows that the energy demands of driverless computing draw less power from the vehicle than expected. Other factors such as efficiency improvements, flexibility for fleet operators, and the advantages of the electric drivetrain mean that power demand is a nuisance, but far from a dealbreaker, for an electrified autonomous future.