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  • June 11, 2024

    Image Source: State Policy Dashboard On May 29th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its third round of funding through its Clean School Bus Program, this time awarding nearly $900 million to school districts across the country to transition to clean school buses. The EPA’s Clean School Bus Program is funded by the Bipartisan [...]

  • June 3, 2024

    Image Source: Shutterstock Last week, the Biden administration opened the second round of applications for the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program, making available nearly $1.3 billion for electric vehicle (EV) charging and alternative-fueling infrastructure in urban and rural communities and along designated highways, interstates, and major roadways. For context, the CFI [...]

  • May 28, 2024

    Image Source: ACT Expo 2024 Photo Gallery Last week, the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, a leading event showcasing the latest innovations in clean transportation, took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This annual conference attracts industry leaders, policymakers, and technology experts from around the world to discuss and exhibit cutting-edge solutions aimed [...]

  • May 20, 2024

    Source: Shutterstock Last week, President Biden announced tariffs across a spread of Chinese imports, including electric vehicles (EVs), semiconductors, battery materials, and steel and aluminum in an effort to protect American leadership in booming manufacturing sectors across the globe. Experts say the tariffs have the potential to raise prices on imported EVs and battery [...]

  • May 13, 2024

    Source: Transportation and Infrastructure Committee On April 30, 2024, Atlas founder Nick Nigro was a witness for a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. The hearing, It’s Electric: A Review of Fleet Electrification Efforts, covered a wide range of topics related to transportation [...]

  • May 6, 2024

    The map above shows the status of states’ NEVI grant solicitation process as of May 3rd, 2024. Last week, EV giant Tesla made the controversial decision to axe most of its Supercharger team in addition to laying off 10 percent of its global workforce. In an X post, Musk stated that “Tesla still plans [...]

  • April 29, 2024

    Source: EV Jobs Hub   The image above visualizes announced automaker investments in EVs in the United States between 1/1/2024 and 4/29/2024. In 2024, electric vehicles (EVs) have taken center stage. The news cycle has been dominated by discussions surrounding EV sales, Trump rallying against EVs, and the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA’s) recent [...]

  • April 23, 2024

    The tumultuous start to 2024 for the EV market has been a hot topic in recent news coverage. Following record highs in December 2023, the EV market has been off to a slow start through the first two months of 2024. January saw just over 119,000 light-duty EVs sold which was down 20 percent [...]

  • April 15, 2024

    Source: Shutterstock    As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to reach all-time highs, the technology is increasingly becoming an important ballot issue, both on the state and federal level. So far in 2024, we have seen action in many state legislatures on issues related to EVs. Now that most state legislative sessions [...]

  • April 8, 2024

    On March 20, members of Atlas’ Clean Economy Tracker team traveled to Bowie, Maryland, to visit Blink Charging Co.’s manufacturing facility. An international manufacturer and provider of EV charging equipment and services, the Bowie manufacturing facility is Blink’s first in the U.S. Blink began work at the facility with its acquisition of SemaConnect Inc. [...]

  • April 1, 2024

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is continuing its historic momentum enforcing vehicle pollution standards in the United States, this time focusing on commercial trucks and buses. On Friday morning, the EPA published its final ‘Phase 3’ standards to regulate the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of new on-road commercial vehicles sold in the U.S. Beginning [...]

  • March 25, 2024

    Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final standards to regulate the emissions of new light- and medium-duty vehicles sold in the United States, a move that aims to drastically minimize the impact of air pollution resulting from motor vehicles on public health and the climate. The final rule enforces the strongest-ever [...]

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