Toyota speeds up electric vehicle schedule as demand heats up

And the race charges on! (Accidental pun…) Toyota is still leaning towards a growing market for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, but as this article states, “Toyota Motor Corp aims to get half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and will tap Chinese battery makers to meet the…

2020’s Most Promising Off-Road Vehicle Is Electric – InsideHook

Did you take a look at the last RJ blog post, the Sierra Club’s Guide to Electric Vehicles? If not, and you’re checking out the options, I highly recommend it. (See link below.) And, if the option you may really want is a pickup, check out what InsideHook is calling 2020’s Most Promising Off-Road Electric…

Sierra Club’s new guide to plug-in electric vehicles!

The interactive guide offers information on dozens of plug-in vehicles. There’s a quick questionnaire that helps to match a person’s driving habits and pocketbook to a selection of vehicles that most meet his or her needs. Source: Sierra Club’s new guide to plug-in electric vehicles is out! – The Washington Post

Celebrate the Fred Meyer Chargers!

Fred Meyer now has 2 high-speed and 2 mid-speed EV chargers! Join in the celebration on Earth Day, Saturday, April 20, noon – 1pm. Mayor Beth Weldon and members of the Juneau Assembly will present! Source: Drive Electric Earth Day – Juneau

Vancouver’s Harbour Air Is Switching Over To 100% Electric Seaplanes

Just down the coast the electric revolution rages on! Founder and CEO Greg McDougall said, “If you think about it, it’s the evolution of transportation toward electric propulsion. The internal combustion engine is all but obsolete, really, for future development. It’s all about electric.” Source: Harbour Air Is Switching Over To 100% Electric Seaplanes |…

Oslo, Norway to install wireless electric chargers for taxi fleet

Once again, another example of the power of leadership in advancing change. While we’re currently lacking such innovative-thinking leadership at the state and national levels, we can all continue to do our parts to encourage our elected officials to embrace the emerging new ‘post fossil fuel’ economy that is sweeping the globe. Imagine a downtown…

Hippy Van Is Back: Volkswagen Re-Releasing It’s Electric Version

OMG! I want one of these funsy rigs!! Granted, we should show VW little forgiveness for their corrupt diesel cheating scheme, but, if forgiveness is to take place, VW may deserve some credit for their greatly stepped up efforts to enter the EV market. Source: Hippy Van Is Back: Volkswagen Re-Releasing It’s Electric Version Read…