The world’s largest electric commercial plane takes flight!

The next step in the electrification of aviation took place on Thursday morning, May 28, with the first flight of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan powered by a magniX electric propulsion system. “This 30-minute flight would have cost us $6 in electricity compared to $300 to $400 in fuel, and the Cessna 182 chase plane…

The Hummer Is Coming Back — As An Electric Vehicle : NPR

Change is coming people. Change in a BIG way! In the early 2000s, the Hummer was a symbol of gas-guzzling militaristic excess. Now it’s getting revived as an electric pickup. It’s one sign of how much things have changed in the auto industry. “There is suddenly going to be a slew of electric trucks, almost…

Sitka Longliner Goes Hybrid-Electric!

The F/V Sunbeam is close to becoming Sitka’s first plug-in hybrid diesel-electric fishing boat. “It will probably save me maybe 30 to 40 percent on fuel,” Fabian Grutter said in an interview on the boat, “but another big savings is my main (diesel) engine won’t run 40 percent of the time, probably.” Sunbeam’s diesel engine…

Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil’s Days As A Transport Fuel Are Numbered

With the economics of road transportation already moving so dramatically in favour of renewables in tandem with EVs, once the other advantages of renewables and EVs over oil as a road-transportation fuel are factored in the case for accelerating the roll-out of renewables capacity becomes unanswerable. Source: Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil’s Days As…

Fishbone Motors – Juneau EV Sales!

Juneau has its very own electric car dealership! Check out the Fishbone Motors website and their fantastic FAQ page! We have loads of knowledge, plus years of experience and our mission statement is focused around educating those new to Electric Vehicles, as well as streamlining the buying experience and removing all pressure with our fully…

First gas station to ditch oil for electric vehicle charging now open!

For the first time, a gas station has converted its business model to 100% electric vehicle charging. The Takoma Park, Maryland, gas station conversion was funded by the Electric Vehicle Institute and Maryland government. Source: First gas station to ditch oil for electric vehicle charging now open

The EV ROUNDUP and the Complete Electric Car Buying Guide

Interested in buying an electric car? This great article rounds up all of the new EVs on sale in the United States today! And, speaking of EVs, Juneau Electric Car roundup is happening this coming Saturday, September 21! Check out the National Drive Electric site here and register your car! The fun “EV Roundup” runs…