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CES 2020

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Vehicle tech is one of the key issues at this year's installation of the conference and will feature explorations into vehicle automation. The event will include ride-and-drive experiences and test drives for a variety of technologies that [...]

By |2019-12-24T11:06:55-05:00January 6th, 2020|

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|

A Bright Future: Reflecting on a Decade of EVs

The first mass-market plug-in electric vehicle hit U.S. streets in late 2010, about a year after I landed in DC. By the end of this year, millions will have been sold worldwide and nearly $350 billion will have been committed to electrify the transportation sector. Looking back, it’s evident that the rollout of [...]

By |2020-01-05T13:22:26-05:00December 16th, 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 Micromobility Policy Playbook

The emergence of electric scooters into the roadways has changed the landscape of first and last mile transportation in cities. This new and exciting mode of transportation has the nation split. On one hand, the scooters provide a new way to get around in cities, but and the lack of effective policies around rights of way [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:32:03-04:00November 12th, 2019|

Electric Mobility Mixer at EV Tech Expo

Forth is going on the road again with our monthly networking happy hours! Join us for our networking reception coinciding with the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo. Connect with fellow conference attendees and get the latest scoop on our efforts to promote electric, shared and autonomous mobility. The reception will take place at the Michigan [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:29:10-04:00September 10th, 2019|

Dealership Engagement: Making The EV Case to Dealerships

Engaging dealerships is a crucial marker in the mass adoption of electric vehicles. Due to several barriers, most auto dealers are not equipped to effectively sell electric cars. The biggest challenge to engaging dealers to grow electric car sales is the lack of knowledge about electric vehicles. This webinar will address the barriers facing [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:29:47-04:00September 10th, 2019|

August Marks Second Consecutive Month of EV Sales Dip

Since posting 50 percent growth in June compared to 2018, the EV industry has taken a hit. Following the first monthly sales dip in more than three years this July, August marks the second consecutive month of falling sales in the U.S. EV market. July saw the market shrink by more than 10 percent compared to 2018 and [...]

By |2019-09-09T18:56:49-04:00September 9th, 2019|

The Forth Guide to Ride and Drives

Forth’s Program Manager, Steven Alaman will be joined by Terry Travis, Co-Founder at EV Hybrid Noire, and Kylie Morgan, Program Coordinator at Plug In America for a webinar exploring best practices for executing ride and drive events. From working with dealerships to coordinating volunteer efforts, this webinar will highlight lessons learned and offer recommendations [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:28:52-04:00August 6th, 2019|

$85 Million in Federal Funds Awarded for Electric Transit Buses

On July 26, 2019, the Federal Transit Administration announced $85 million in awards through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program. 38 states received funding through this round and all of the money will be allocated to electric transit buses and supporting charging infrastructure. Transit agencies continue to pursue a wide range of charging technologies [...]

By |2019-07-29T18:00:26-04:00July 29th, 2019|