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December 1, 2021
EV Art Challenge Winner, 6 EV Apps You Need, and Vintage Electric Vehicles
"Ford for Fleets: F-150 Lightning, E-Transit & Blue Oval City" Webinar
Join DriveElectricTN and Ford representatives James Morgan and Nathan Gyori to discuss the Ford F-150 Lightning, upcoming E-Transit, and the Blue Oval City site in Memphis, TN. 

This webinar is intended for interested fleets and fleet managers across the state as an opportunity to learn about electrifying their fleets with Ford in the near future. However, this webinar is open to the public. All are welcome to come to listen and learn!

Date: December 2, 2021
Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
DriveElectricTN, EPB educate community at Green Prix

Staff from the DriveElectricTN team partnered with EBP and Green Spaces at the 4th annual Chattanooga Green Prix on Nov. 19-20, 2021. Green Prix racer on the track DET hosted an electric vehicle display to educate students and the public about...

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EV Art Challenge Winner!
Check out the winner of the DET EV Art Challenge from the Chattanooga Green Prix 2021! Children were encouraged to show their excitement and knowledge of EVs through their art. The winner was voted for via the Drive Electric TN Instagram.

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VW working on wireless charging breakthrough with ORNL, UT

Minimizing losses and increasing speed of inductive fast charging for electric vehicles were some of Volkswagen 's goals when teaming up with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This was done through the...

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5 ways rural drivers benefit from electric vehicles

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Maria Cecilia Pinto de Moura An electric lifestyle would be a boon to our rural heartland. Rural drivers stand to benefit the most from switching to an electric vehicle (EV), ...

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Are vintage electric vehicles the next big thing?

Since the invention of the vehicle, the way people travel has drastically changed. From the two-horse open-top carriages of the past to the fantastical horsepower cars of the present, the direction of transportation has always been set to become...

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Consumers open to electric vehicles, face learning curve

Americans are more open than ever to trading in their gas cars for electrified vehicles - but they're flummoxed by the confusing array of green options arriving in showrooms. Why it matters: Getting up to speed on the differences among hybrids,...

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Charging electric cars with normal electricity outlet

This is a short section of our new, free 2021-2022 EV Chargers Guide. More sections of the report will be published shortly, or you can just download the full report now. The report is free thanks to sponsorship from NeoCharge and EV Connect....

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6 free apps EV owners need for their next road trip

Electric vehicles have taken the roads by storm, and they are here to stay. As the infrastructure in the U.S. hobbles to catch up to demand in some places, one thing that is never too far behind innovation is the tech in your pocket: your smartphone.

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Poll shows US majority support for urgent transition to EVs

According to a recent poll by nonprofit group Coltura, which was shared by Green Car Reports, a majority of voters in the US are in support of requiring all new cars to be electric vehicles by 2030.

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Electric terminal truck available for demo across US

In 2020, the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, announced the deployment of all-electric trucks under their grant project, "Electrifying Terminal Trucks in...

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