Despite President Trump’s current attempts to rollback fuel economy standards set by the Obama Administration, a recent report from the BlueGreen Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council show that advances in fuel efficient technologies are critical to bringing manufacturing jobs to Michigan and the country as a whole.
After Consumers Energy withdrawal of their $15M plan to build a statewide EV charging network, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has ordered a technical conference focusing on how to best facilitate an EV charging network throughout the state.
The Chrysler Portal, an all-electric concept van, was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show this January. The Portal has been rumored for some time, and consumers finally got a chance to see what Chrysler came up with at both CES and the Detroit International Auto Show.
All of the excitement surrounding the release of the new affordably priced, long-range EV Chevy Bolt has been a bit muted since the announcement of its nationwide distribution schedule. After the first Bolts were sold in Silicon Valley this past December, Chevy Dealerships around the country fielded calls from interested buyers wondering when they would have the vehicle available for purchase and the answer wasn’t what they were expecting.
If you live in Michigan you are almost certain to have a negative opinion regarding the state of our roadways. But that may begin to change now that legislation finally goes into effect raising the state gasoline tax and vehicle registration fees. Beginning on January 1, 2017, the state also began adding extra fees on electric and certain hybrid-electric vehicles.
The Obama Administration is putting range anxiety in the rear-view mirror. Along with the Department of Transportation and a plethora of partner states, cities, change groups and other organizations, the Administration announced a comprehensive plan to expand electric vehicle infrastructure and integration across the nation.