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A new report from the Argonne National Laboratory found a higher fraction of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were assembled in the United States than non-PEVs in 2017.
Using blockchain technology, peer-to-peer networks have established marketplaces to connect EV drivers so they can share charging stations with each other.
March was the strongest month ever for electric vehicle sales in the U.S., with more than 25,500 sold. The fact that record sales occurred during the first quarter, when they typically lag, is remarkable and bodes well for the entire year.
Congestion fees have a number of both pros and cons, and are controversial for city planners and transportation service providers. They can be effective in the goal of reducing gridlock, but they also raise the cost of travel and limit access.
Transportation revolutions occur every 50 years. Could the world now be experiencing the beginning of a new paradigm with ride-sharing, autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, and similar emerging technologies?
In an effort to ensure an adequate supply of critical minerals, the U.S. Department of the Interior has recently intensified its efforts to work with industry and other stakeholders to avoid minerals shortages or supply disruptions.
Even though India’s vision of an all-electric future is bumping up against reality, the country is moving in the right direction to diversify its car fleet as population grows and the demand for oil rises faster than in any other market.
A SAFE analysis based on California’s data from 2017 shows that approximately 50 percent of AV companies permitted to test vehicles in the state are either using EVs or plan to electrify their AVs in the future.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has demonstrated its importance by providing pivotal grants to projects that would not be able to get funding elsewhere.
A favorable political environment is needed to support electric vehicle policies, and countries must be wealthy enough to afford subsidies. EV policy also needs to be clear and sustained to give consumers and automakers certainty.