Stay up to Date on Electric Vehicles

News  |  July 25, 2019
Narratives of 21st-century technological development and climate leadership in the U.S. often focus on cutting-edge coastal disruptors, overlooking the middle of the country or portraying the region as a lagging follower.
News  |  May 17, 2019
We’ve worked diligently to encourage Michigan’s largest utility companies and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to make bold EV charging infrastructure commitments.
News  |  February 20, 2019
Last month, Detroit hosted the annual North American International Auto Show, one of the longest-running, largest, and most buzzed about auto shows on the continent. This year’s announcements provide promising signs for an environmentally-friendly transition to electric.
News  |  December 17, 2018
The loss of the Chevy Volt weighs the heaviest here in Michigan, not because the job impacts are any worse than the other vehicles slated for the dust-heap, but because the Volt represented the new GM– one that was competing in the race to design the most advanced green cars.
News  |  November 13, 2018
Electric cars are growing in popularity in the central part of the US.
News  |  October 18, 2018
the Clean Air Act requires submitted comments to be considered by the EPA before issuing a final ruling. Though The process for submitting comments can be somewhat cumbersome, it really can make a difference. Take the time to be heard today. 
News  |  August 30, 2018
The Trump administration’s new proposal to freeze fuel economy standards in 2020 is so blind to changes in the automotive industry that they may actually do more harm to automakers than help them, and potentially take billions from consumer pocket-books at the same time. 
News  |  June 27, 2018
Jackson-based utility Consumers Energy has made a new infrastructure proposal to state regulators that will tackle one of the primary obstacles to electric vehicle adoption in Michigan.
News  |  February 15, 2018
In 2012, Governor Jerry Brown called for 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles to be on California roads by 2025, later adding a second goal of 5 million by 2030. How is California able to blow through these goals so easily?
News  |  February 15, 2018
GM announced last month that it plans to mass-produce self driving cars that lack both pedals and a steering wheel by 2019. Just as EVs battled range anxiety, autonomous vehicles will likely need to overcome safety anxiety.
News  |  February 15, 2018
In a move further cementing the EV future, oil and gas giant British Petroleum has invested $5 million in American EV fast charging firm FreeWire Technologies through their subsidiary BP Ventures.
News  |  February 15, 2018
According to the research, done by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle, the average annual cost to operate an EV in the United States is $485, while a gas car comes in at $1,117. That’s a $632 annual saving for anyone who wants a cleaner, zippier ride.
News  |  February 11, 2018
There were certainly some exciting developments at this year's Auto Show, including new hybrid and advanced engine options for America’s most popular trucks, but there was also a big announcement from Ford about doubling down on its EV goals.
News  |  December 15, 2017
Ford, the ever-growing leader in the police vehicle segment, announced a new plug-in hybrid police vehicle targeted at non-pursuit roles.
News  |  December 15, 2017
GM and its automation-focused subsidiary Cruise recently gave reporters the opportunity to go for a real-world test drive in the second generation self-driving Chevy Bolt that the companies have been developing.
News  |  December 15, 2017
Tesla’s new semi-truck may be built by California, but it looks like Michigan company Meijer will be one of the first to drive it.
News  |  December 11, 2017
Even though electric vehicles still make up just a sliver of the market, the past year has undeniably been a turning point for electrification, and the world is charging ahead with no intention of looking back.
News  |  November 15, 2017
Ford, who has lagged behind rivals GM and Tesla in EV development, announced another aggressive step toward electric dominance.
News  |  November 15, 2017
On capitol hill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act threatens to immediately repeal the $7,500 tax credit that has been instrumental in driving EV sales so far.
News  |  November 15, 2017
Indian automaker Mahindra Group announced plans to open the first new auto assembly plant in southeast Michigan in 25 years.
News  |  November 15, 2017
GM was the first to make a long range, low price full electric vehicle, and the company does not plan to rest on its laurels.
News  |  November 11, 2017
As reported by the Detroit Free Press, the MPSC is currently taking public comments on various ways to implement pilot programs that focus on incorporating utilities in infrastructure development and consumer education.