Following the introduction of the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt, the first full year of sales for mass-market plug-in vehicles was 2011; nearly 18 thousand plug-in vehicles were sold that year in the United States. Sales of plug-in electric vehicles have grown nearly each year since, increasing nine-fold to a record high of about 160 thousand units in 2016. All-electric vehicles (EV) have outsold plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) each of the past three years.
Entries Tagged as EV CHARGING
April 24, 2017
Question of the Month: What factors do employers need to consider when establishing a workplace charging program?
March 30, 2017
Question of the Month:
What factors do employers need to consider when establishing a workplace charging program?
While there is not a one-size-fits-all solution for workplace charging, there are a number of resources available to help employers design, implement, and manage the right program for their organization.
March 09, 2017
The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition is joining Lawson State Community College to sponsor the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium’s National Odyssey Day.
National Odyssey Day is a nationwide biennial event to educate the public about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles as well as the important role these vehicles play in providing solutions to our nation’s energy security and environmental issues.
As part of National Odyssey Day, there will be an in-depth discussion of the VW Mitigation Trust Fund settlement and what effect Alabama’s $16 million share may have on the s
More than 125 sites across the nation will join together on April 20 to further this cause. Lawson State, as a member of the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium, is a great place to celebrate National Odyssey Day!
DOE Announces $15 Million to Accelerate the Deployment of Energy Efficient Transportation Technologies
December 21, 2016
Today, December 21, 2016, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $15 million, subject to appropriations, to support community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles and demonstrate energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles as well as new transportation system models.
December 20, 2016
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has installed six charging stations for its six new all-electric Nissan LEAFs. A mural was painted on a building behind the stations in UAB colors to recognize the charging area!