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Try Out an E-Bike in the Upper Valley

The 2021 Upper Valley E-Bike Library kicks off April 18 in Hartford! Four bikes, including a “cargo bike,” will be available for people to borrow for a couple of days or a couple of hours. From there, the library will move on to Hanover, Sharon, Norwich, Lebanon, Thetford, Cornish/Plainfield, Hartland, and New London, staying about […]

Going Electric on Two Wheels

John Lyon, the manager of Wilkins Harley-Davidson in Barre, VT, shows off one of the LiveWires in his showroom. (Courtesy photo)

Brett Yates

Harley-Davidson’s All-electric LiveWire

John Lyon, the manager of Wilkins Harley-Davidson in Barre, VT, has ridden Harley-Davidson motorcycles since the age of 16. It’s no surprise, given that his grandparents opened the […]

Plug-In and Set Sail: The Rise of Electric Boats, March 23rd

March 23rd, 10:00 AM (PST)

An electrified waterway means a better, cleaner, and more efficient way to move goods and people. All-electric recreational boats are also gaining headway around the world. With e-cargo ships, speed boats, jet skis, and other vehicles, this new market has huge potential to expand. During this webinar, we […]

Gas or Electric: What Pollutes More?

We often hear people complaining that electric vehicles are dirty in their own way. Is this true? Or is it a deception spread by those who fear the decline and fall of the oil industry? This video explains things for those who want to know.

We have seen a few statistics in the video […]

Webinar: The Future of Electric Transportation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Merits of Hybrid Vehicles

A Ram plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) being charged. Image: Flickr

Randy Bryan

First, happy new year to everyone. May you stay healthy, and let’s all make 2021 better than 2020. I love seeing the advertisement where a person holds a coffee mug that says 2020 and shows a one-out-of-five satisfaction rating.

So, hybrids? […]

The “Never Charge” EV of the Future

Aptera. Image courtesy of Aptera.

Henry Caldwell

Just imagine the electric vehicle (EV) of the future. Park it in the sun, and you never need to charge it. Or charge it once and go 1,000 miles without another charge.

When will that be? A company called Aptera says it will be […]

Running out of Gas

2019 Drive Electric Week event at the VT State House. Courtesy image.

Robb Kidd

A week ago, I was writing an action plan to transition Vermont to a modern transportation system accessible to all Vermonters and is compatible with Vermont’s climate goals when I received an emergency phone call from my wife. She had […]

He’s Upset about Electric Buses

Electric bus in Krakow, Poland. Image: Solaris.

George Harvey

There are some things that get me a bit upset. One of them is reading about electric buses (e-buses), and I am just itching to tell you why. Reports about the numbers of e-buses in the U.S. come up from time to time. Last October, […]

February 4: Vermont Transit Equity Day Conversations and Awards.

On Thursday, February 4th at 7 pm, the Vermont Sierra Club, with support from Transportation for Vermonters and the Vermont Natural Resources Council, will be hosting a virtual Transit Equity Day celebration promoting public transit as a civil right and effective means of combating climate change.

The Vermont Sierra Club is joining this […]