Entries Tagged as 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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Ford in Pursuit of Electric Vehicles!

April 12, 2017

 

Ford released details Monday of its $4.5 billion drive to field no fewer than 13 new electric and/or hybrid electric vehicles globally in the next five years. The eye-catcher was a hybrid-electric police car, said to be the first hybrid ever to be pursuit-rated. Ford is planning a hybrid-electric F-150 pickup with export power too.

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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?
Answer:
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.

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Tags: Electric · EV CHARGING · VEHICLES · Workplace Charging