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Lightning Systems Launches New Energy Division Focused On Making Fleet Charging Easy

August 5th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Colorado-based electric powertrain builder Lightning Systems has launched a new division focused on bringing the latest EV charging solutions to its customers. In addition to simply providing EV chargers and supporting financing, the new division will help fleet managers build a comprehensive charging system to ensure they are up to the task of providing round the clock charging to keep the fleet on the road


Top 5 U.S. Cities For Bicycling

June 18th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

People for Bikes has published the top 5 cities, perhaps happier cities than most, for bikes in the US, out of a total of 567 cities


Colorado Senate Passes Bill Allowing Tesla & Rivian Sales

March 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In an epic win for automakers such as Tesla and Rivian, and electric vehicles as a whole, the Colorado Senate passed SB20-167. If the Colorado House also approves the bill, EV producers will be able to sell their products directly to consumers


National Community Solar Programs Tracker

January 13th, 2020 | by John Farrell

Community solar can happen in any state sharing two key market characteristics: virtual net metering and requirements for utilities to connect distributed solar to the grid (interconnection rules). Community solar program legislation can include both elements. 16 states have passed legislation enabling community shared solar gardens, but only four have active programs with multiple installations


Kia Niro EV Driven To Almost 12,000 Feet Altitude (Video)

December 23rd, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

A third-party car test like this is interesting in a number of ways. First, it comes from someone who is not an employee of the company so that bias is not present. Second, the video does not promote the vehicle, it merely documents a driving experience. Third, because there is no agenda behind it, this type of media can be more creative in its inquiry and expression


Funding Secured: Lightning Systems Raises $41 Million To Ramp Up Production

December 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Loveland, Colorado-based commercial EV builder Lightning Systems just closed a $41 million round of financing comprised of equity, debt, and working capital line funding from a variety of investors. Lightning Systems plans to use the new funding to scale up production of its electric powertrains for Ford Transits, Ford E-450s, Ford F-59 step vans, Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 6500XD trucks, and Lightning Electric city buses


BMW i3 Is A Perfect Out-Of-Town EV, Smoothly Flowing Through Mountain Roads — BMW i3 vs. The Mountain (Video)

October 6th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

The Model 3 is the standout, Zen-of-zero-emissions electric vehicle that is meeting peoples hopes and wishes straight on. Even though I don't have a Model 3, I'd agree with anyone singing Model 3 praises. I have ridden in one many times, and I've previously written about the expansive back seat experience in a Tesla Shuttle. The praise the Model 3 gets is well deserved



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