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The Sierra Club’s Nationwide Study On The EV Shopping Experience

November 25th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Back in 2015, when we shopped EVs and then leased a Nissan Leaf, we were the primary EV educators up to the point of sale, not the salespeople. Even during the test drive, we had more knowledge. Our grasp on the function and reality of electric cars seemed to overwhelm the salesperson. We passionately emphasized why we wanted an electric car. Our sales person remained less than enthusiastic


1 Millionth Electric Vehicle In US Provides Opportunity To Look Back

January 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

At some point this fall, someone somewhere drove the millionth electric vehicle sold in the US off a car lot and onto the road (Europe passed the one-million-EV milestone in August, and China reached it about a year ago, The Guardian reports). With a new generation of EVs beginning to hit the market, and massive numbers of public chargers under construction from coast to coast, the electric future is beginning to take shape


Children Need Zero-Emissions, Electric School Buses

February 5th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

Children are everyone's hope for positive change. They are every country's most valuable resource. Children make life sparkle and remind one of the most meaningful parts of life. Perhaps that is one main reason why critical health issues for children are so heartbreaking. Those health issues seem all the more tragic when they come from decisions that humans didn't have to make, from not thinking through the options in the best overall way


St. Petersburg (Florida) Gets 2 Electric Buses

March 5th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The use of two newly acquired, clean, quiet, all-electric buses is starting in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The Sierra Club reports that the BYD electric buses coming to St. Pete and other locations in Pinellas County will run as often as possible this year so that more people can experience them and their emissions-cutting potential is maximized



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