Electric Vehicles

Annual Holiday Celebration and Food Drive!

Join Forth as we celebrate the holiday season - and the growth that the electric, shared and smart mobility industry has experienced over the past twelve months! We will host an electric transportation trivia, provide a recap of the biggest local and national news of 2019 and host our second food drive. Enjoy special [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:01:43-04:00December 18th, 2019|

Reviewing 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

The electric, shared and smart mobility industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, with advancements in battery technology, charging infrastructure expansion and continuing growth in EV sales. Forth’s Executive Director, Jeff Allen will join AVERE’s Secretary General, Philippe Vangeel to recap the top electric transportation industry news of 2019, as well as give key insights into what’s to come in 2020.  This [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:31:04-04:00December 10th, 2019|

The Future Is Electric! Daimler’s Vision

The future is electric and the future is now! Daimler Trucks North America is at the forefront of heavy-duty fleet electrification and is revolutionizing transportation electrification in Oregon. In April, DTNA’S President and CEO, Roger Nielsen, announced that the Portland Freightliner factory will be converted for production of the eCascadia and eM2 electric trucks. Our November networking [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:49:05-04:00November 20th, 2019|

Majority of $162 million National Grid Program Denied and $55 Million Proposed Approved in California

On September 30, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities rejected a majority of a $162 million program from National Grid. If approved, the program would have been the largest approved utility investment in transportation electrification outside of California. In the initial filing, National Grid proposed investment in make-ready DCFC charging infrastructure, investment in [...]

By |2019-10-18T18:26:45-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Revolutionizing The Electric Car Buying Process

The demand for electric vehicles is growing rapidly and automakers are providing an increasing number of EV models for consumers. Electric vehicles provide benefits to both consumers and the environment, but dealerships still find it hard to make electric sales. At our October networking event, we will discuss strategies to educate consumers and dealers [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:32:14-04:00October 16th, 2019|

U.S. EV Sales Down 21 percent in Third Quarter

Total U.S. EV sales for 2019 are 0.5 percent higher than sales through the third quarter of 2018. Some months this year have brought encouraging sales numbers, but it has all been downhill since June for the U.S. EV market. While September brought U.S. EV sales closer to the peak reached in June, the market [...]

By |2019-10-15T20:14:28-04:00October 15th, 2019|

Overcoming Barriers to Smart Transportation for Underserved Communities

This webinar will highlight programs and projects aimed at tackling the barriers to smart transportation adoption by underserved communities. In 2018, Forth partnered with Portland State University and OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon on the Community-based needs assessment. This report explored how new transportation technologies will affect marginalized communities already facing transportation disadvantages. Forth’s Program [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:33:14-04:00October 8th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in session [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:42:08-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:48:24-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Power Players: Women Leading Transportation Electrification

Join Veloz on Thursday, October 3 at 10 a.m. (PDT) for a 60-minute webinar featuring women leading transportation electrification.  You will hear from: Greenlots: Ashley Horvat, Vice President, Public & Private Partnerships (co-moderator)   California Air Resources Board: Analisa Bevan, Assistant Division Chief, Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division   General Motors: Kelly Helfrich, Manager, Electric Vehicle Charging and [...]

By |2019-09-24T14:42:15-04:00October 3rd, 2019|