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Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

May 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow


WattTime Brings Automatic Emissions Reduction To EV Drivers

February 5th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

WattTime is a nonprofit affiliate of Rocky Mountain Institute that has developed an algorithm called Automated Emission Reduction that seeks out the best time to recharge your electric car with electricity from the most environmentally friendly sources.


Electric Cars Are Getting Greener, Says UCS Report

March 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The Union of Concerned Scientists latest report shows that a conventional car needs to get 80 mpg to have the same carbon footprint as an electric car in America today. That's up from 73 mpg last year as the grid continues to get greener.


Electric Car Myth Buster — Well-To-Wheel Emissions

February 19th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

It's time to bust some of the myths that surround electric cars at the moment. Some people want you to believe electric cars pollute just as much as conventional cars. The trouble is, that myth is simply untrue.



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