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Forth: International EV Strategies & Programs

The electric transportation industry is growing worldwide and many countries are incorporating new policies and setting ambitious electrification goals    In this webinar, Forth will be joined by international counterparts accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in their counties. Speakers will highlight projects, strategies and organizations doing work to advance transportation electrification, provide key [...]

By |2020-11-06T17:51:59-05:00November 17th, 2020|

The Public Health Dimensions of the 3 Revolutions

Transportation is a key factor influencing people’s health and the health of communities, particularly for those facing inequities. Health impacts include those related to traffic safety, air quality, physical activity, and accessibility to health care services and daily needs. Automation and shared mobility could potentially improve public health and safety, or create new (or exacerbate [...]

By |2020-09-23T09:44:03-04:00September 24th, 2020|

EV Hub Live Episode #2: COVID-19 Hits U.S. EV Market in Q2

U.S. passenger EV sales were down 44 percent in Q2 compared to 2019. COVID-19 was part of the problem as many automakers remained shuttered in April and face delayed production timelines for existing and upcoming EV models. It was not all doom and gloom for the EV sector, however, and government and utility funding [...]

By |2020-09-01T20:07:56-04:00September 1st, 2020|

Consumer Engagement & Transportation Electrification: Addressing the Challenges of a Global Pandemic

COVID-19 has introduced unprecedented challenges for organizations, including those working to advance smart transportation by engaging with drivers. How do we educate and raise awareness for electric vehicles without ride and drives or community events? How do we make sure all communities can access clean transportation information?   Join panelist Steven Alaman, program manager [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:42:53-04:00August 25th, 2020|

Automakers Look Beyond COVID-19 with Flood of New EV Models

Source: VW   Automakers and EV startups are working to usher in a new age for EVs and help mitigate the damage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. While EVs were hit harder than conventional vehicles in the second quarter, production schedules are back on track for new models and Tesla continues to see massive stock [...]

By |2020-08-24T17:14:03-04:00August 24th, 2020|

Further Delays Announced For Upcoming EV Models

Source: New York Times More EV model delays are on the horizon as automakers continue to grapple with setbacks. Production shutdowns in March and April due to COVID-19 continue to wreak havoc on plans to unveil new vehicles. A week after raking in another $2.5 billion for the most recent investment cycle, Rivian has announced [...]

By |2020-07-27T19:14:31-04:00July 27th, 2020|

Transit Equity Town Hall: Mobility, Race, and the Economy

People of color and low-income communities are disproportionately impacted by poverty, pollution, and the COVID-19 pandemic. These interrelated crises are all rapidly accelerating and the policies implemented today will have ripple effects for years to come. This Town Hall will explore the crucial link between racial equity, economic equity, and transit equity. Panelists will [...]

By |2020-07-02T09:43:47-04:00July 16th, 2020|

The COVID-19 Pandemic: What Does it Mean for Transportation and Mobility?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hugely disruptive, and will likely have lingering impacts on how we get around in the future. This webinar will provide insights from the analysis of recently collected data from new research at UC Davis, highlighting a large data collection effort with 10,000 survey respondents, reporting on how COVID-19 affected [...]

By |2020-07-02T18:11:07-04:00July 15th, 2020|

EV100 & WBCSD Webinar: Corporate Fleet Electrification 101

The Climate Group and WBCSD will be hosting a webinar on ‘Corporate Fleet Electrification 101’, on July 14 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT. As we prepare to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis and adapt to the ‘new normal’, calls for a ‘green recovery’ are getting increasing support across the political spectrum, from [...]

By |2020-06-26T16:40:38-04:00July 14th, 2020|

U.S. EV Sales Flat Through First Quarter

Source: EV Hub   The U.S. EV market held steady through the first quarter despite plummeting gas prices and passenger vehicle demand as the COVID-19 pandemic spread. The U.S. EV sector saw a total sales decline of 0.8 percent compared to the first quarter of 2019 with almost 75,000 vehicles sold. February brought a 24 percent [...]

By |2020-07-10T11:48:54-04:00June 8th, 2020|
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