electric vehicles

United States Postal Service Finalizes Plan for Gas-Powered Trucks, Defying Biden’s Electric Vehicle Goals

United States Postal Service Finalizes Plan for Gas-Powered Trucks, Defying Biden’s Electric Vehicle Goals

USPS will buy nearly 150 thousand gas-powered mail delivery trucks, defying objections from the Biden administration and advocates. The new postal delivery fleet, which includes more vehicles than any other government agency and accounts for nearly one-third of all federally owned cars and trucks, will achieve only a 0.4-mpg fuel efficiency improvement over the current […]

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    Electric Travel Trailer eSTREAM Announced by Airstream’s Parent Company Thor

    Electric Travel Trailer eSTREAM Announced by Airstream’s Parent Company Thor

    Thor Industries, the parent company of Airstream, has introduced a new adventure vehicle for eco-minded explorers. The eSTREAM is an electrified travel trailer concept that takes electricity, aerodynamics, and the latest technology into account for its futuristic design. The company unveiled its electric trailer concept at the 2022 Florida RV SuperShow. While the design is […]

    Biden Signs Executive Order for a Carbon-Neutral Federal Government by 2050

    Biden Signs Executive Order for a Carbon-Neutral Federal Government by 2050

    President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday to make the federal government’s operations carbon neutral by 2050. Under the new plan, the government would not purchase any more gas-powered vehicles, and facilities owned or leased by the federal government would be powered by wind, solar and nuclear energy. Federally-owned buildings would also convert to only […]

    Electric Vehicles 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Electric Vehicles 101: Everything You Need to Know

    If you think electric cars are a new concept, you’re not alone. Until recently, EV’s drew interest mainly from a niche group of enthusiasts. Gasoline-powered cars and trucks are usually considered to be the ‘traditional’ types of those vehicles, but electric vehicles were being developed right around the same time, according to a U.S. Department […]

    House Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill. Will Build Back Better Act Follow?

    House Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill. Will Build Back Better Act Follow?

    The House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill with $550 billion in new spending on Friday, and President Biden is expected to sign the Senate-approved legislation shortly. The bill includes few measures to cut the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, but includes substantial funding for adapting and building resilience to its impacts. […]

    Hertz to Buy 100,000 Teslas

    Hertz to Buy 100,000 Teslas

    Hertz will buy 100,000 Tesla Model 3s by the end of next year, the car rental company announced Monday. The major purchase, by the company that filed for bankruptcy last year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, was broadly seen as a significant step toward the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. Hertz plans to […]