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The Latest on Electric Pickup Trucks

Rivian R1T. Photo © 2020 Andi Hedrick, courtesy of Rivian

George Harvey

Tesla is a success story that has so far been almost unbelievable. Tesla’s first car was first produced in 2009. In December of 2020, CNBC ran a story explaining that the market value of Tesla was greater than the market […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Webinar: City Efforts to Realize Low-Carbon, Equitable Transportation, Thursday, December 10

City Efforts to Realize Low-Carbon, Equitable Transportation

Date and time: Thursday, December 10, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Transportation has replaced the power sector as the largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the United States. Local governments and metropolitan regions play a critical role in maximizing this sector’s […]

Electric School Buses Are a Big Solution

Electric bus by Nuvve and Blue Bird. Nuvve image.

George Harvey

Nuvve Corporation is a green energy technology company based in San Diego that bills itself as a leader in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. Blue Bird is America’s largest producer of school buses. Now, the two have entered into a partnership to bring America up-to-date, […]