Alaska’s first electric school bus heading to Tok!

It looks like an ordinary school bus sitting on the lot in front of TrailerCraft, an Anchorage truck dealership, but the bus in question is actually the state’s first electric school bus, and it will soon be heading north to serve students in Tok. Juneau should be taking ownership of its first electric public transit…

JOIN THE EV PARADE!

This coming Saturday, we call on your and your EV to join the parade! Juneau will host a ‘safe-in your vehicle’ Juneau EV Road Rally on Saturday, September 26th! Electric vehicles will congregate at the Juneau District Heating Lot at 300 Egan Drive with a take off time of 11 AM. The Rally, with hopefully…

10 Best Electric Campervans For The Futuristic Vandweller

OMG! Who doesn’t want to be a ‘futuristic vandweller’? Well, full disclosure…I do! I’d take any one of these slick rides and head out on a land yacht tour in a heartbeat! Time to escape. Check out this fun review of 10 great rides! When I fell in love with my 2013 Nissan Leaf, I…

5 Automakers Lock In a Deal on Greenhouse Gas Pollution

Tremendous to see these five auto industry pillars speak truth to power! I don’t know about you, but I find this story very encouraging. Granted, all these players need to transition as quickly as possible away from the internal combustion engine and towards electrification of their fleets. But, this seems to be a sign that…

Got 5 Minutes for the Alaska Electric Vehicle Association?

Lack of fast chargers is a barrier to EV adoption in Alaska and a component of electrical rates called demand charges are a contributing factor. To address this barrier, the Alaska Electric Vehicle Association (AKEVA) is petitioning the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) to take regulatory action to address effect of demand charges on EV…

GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

More encouraging indicators that EVs are here to stay. And another positive corporate indicator of the economic impact that renewables are having on our economy. It’s always hard to tell what level of vision and enthusiasm for electric vehicles the top executives of legacy automakers actually hold in their heads and hearts. They are trained…

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…