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Alaskans Help State Officials Prepare for EV Charging

Aerial view of Electric Vehicle Show in Anchorage, Alaska in 2021. Aerial view of the first Electric Vehicle Show held at the Dimond Center in Anchorage in 2021. (Alaska Energy Authority)

The Alaska Energy Authority is working to overcome public perception barriers of cold climate performance, driving range anxiety and high electricity demand charges in its electric vehicle infrastructure push.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
August 2, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

States Prepare EV Charging Plans Ahead of Aug. 1 Deadline

Cars at charging stations Seattle Department of Transportation

With an Aug. 1 deadline looming, states are finalizing their electric vehicle infrastructure deployment plans.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
July 14, 2022
Government, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Administration Officials Tout Future of Electric Vehicles

DOE's David Turk and FHWA's Stephanie :Pollack at EV event outside DOT headquarters DOE Deputy Secretary David Turk and Federal Highway Administration Deputy Administrator Stephanie Pollack look over EVs at the event outside DOT headquarters. (Noel Fletcher/Transport Topics)

A new taskforce to help shape federal policy and guidance for states on electric vehicle charging networks was touted by DOT and DOE leaders as they promoted President Joe Biden’s clean energy plans.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
June 10, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

White House to Help States Plan for National EV Charging Network

Electric vehicle pump Joint Office of Energy and Transportation

The new Joint Office of Energy and Transportation has helped 44 states in the past two months with technical assistance as part of the White House’s $7.5 billion deployment to build a national electric vehicle charging network.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Electric Vehicle Growth Outpaces Installation of Battery Chargers

EVs Electric vehicle charging stations stand at a parking lot in Hong Kong, China. (Justin Chin/Bloomberg News)

As electric vehicle sales take off, the number of them on the road is growing faster than the number of public charging points to support them.

Colin McKerracher | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

Volta Stock Plunges After Founders Resign

 A Volta Industries electric vehicle charging station in Los Angeles. A Volta Industries electric vehicle charging station in Los Angeles. (Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg News)

Shares of Volta Inc. plunged to all-time lows after the electric vehicle charging company announced the abrupt departures of two of its top executives, both of them founders of the firm.

David R. Baker | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2022
Government, Technology, Fuel

As Gas Prices Rise, Towns Add Electric Car Charging Stations

An electric vehicle charging station in Asbury Park, N.J. An electric vehicle charging station in Asbury Park, N.J. (Wayne Parry/Associated Press)

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — A wave of new electric vehicle charging stations across the country is coming as interest in alternatives to gasoline-powered vehicles is on the rise, though most of the plans were in the works before recent gasoline price spikes.

Wayne Parry | Associated Press
March 21, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Trade Groups Comment on Plan for 500,000 EV Charging Stations

EV charging spot Getty Images

In public comments, nearly 500 trade groups and individuals shared with federal regulators ideas and concerns about how to proceed with the Biden administration’s plan to oversee the build-out of 500,000 electronic vehicle charging stations by the end of the decade.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 2, 2022
Government, Technology, Equipment

US House Policymakers Examine Electric Vehicles' Role in Rural Commerce

Image of electric charging pump in rural setting Democrats on the agriculture panel soughr assurance from manufacturers that rural communities would be able to participate in federal investments linked to the development and production of EVs. (SimonSakfar/Getty Images)

Transportation policymakers are reviewing the reliability of electric vehicles across the agriculture industry and rural commerce.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Automakers Realize They Need to Develop EV Charging Networks

Electrify America electric vehicle charging stations Electrify America electric vehicle charging stations. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

Electric vehicle makers are beginning to recognize that charging is so critical to their mission of selling vehicles that they can’t afford not to get involved in building and operating charging networks.

Ryan Fisher | Bloomberg News
January 18, 2022