Entries Tagged as VEHICLES

2018 Fuel Economy Guide Now Available

December 20, 2017

Just in time for the New Year, the 2018 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The guide is published annually by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with data on current model year (MY) vehicles. This recent EERE blog highlights this year's guide.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · Hybrid · Hydrogen · MPG · Propane · VEHICLES

Check out the New Chevy Bolt!

December 11, 2017

             238 Mile Range - zero to 60 in 6.5 seconds


          Check it out at Edwards Chevrolet Downtown!

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · VEHICLES

Electric vehicle expo draws a crowd to UAB

September 18, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  —  Birmingham joined cities across the country on Friday as host of a National Drive Electric Week expo at UAB, sponsored by the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, Alabama Power, Southern Research and Birmingham’s Zero Emissions Owners Group.

UAB played host to scores of owners of electric vehicles and representatives of alternative fuels industry who shared information about how driving electric saves money on fuel and maintenance and helps decrease our nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

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Tags: Electric · EV CHARGING · Events · Hybrid · VEHICLES

Kick the Gas! Join Us September 15th for Birmingham National Drive Electric Week Event

August 01, 2017


UAB is proud to Host the Birmingham National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) electric vehicle (EV) Showcase on September 15th from 11AM thru 2PM. The Showcase will take place on UAB’s Express Lot #4 (see map at https://www.uab.edu/map/?express-4  ). Please RSVP at https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1026

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · Events · VEHICLES · Workplace Charging

Plug-In Vehicles Sales Increased 40% in 2016

April 24, 2017

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.

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Tags: Electric · EV CHARGING · Hybrid · VEHICLES