One Cool Thing: EV Safaris

One Cool Thing: EV Safaris

Safaris in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve are getting a lot quieter, and that’s an excellent thing for eager eco-tourists looking to catch a glimpse of fantastic wildlife. The standard off-road Toyota 4×4 Landcruiser used on safaris is being replaced by an electric version that eliminates diesel fuel while staying quiet enough to get up close with lions. wildebeests, […]

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Ford Announces It Will Spend More on EVs Than Gas-Powered Cars by 2023

Ford Announces It Will Spend More on EVs Than Gas-Powered Cars by 2023

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer The Ford Motor Company has announced that it will be spending more on electric vehicles (EVs) than on internal combustion models in 2023. The news comes as the Biden administration continues negotiations with the nation’s automakers to ensure that 40% or more of all vehicles sold will be electric by the end […]

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New Study Proves EVs Already More Sustainable

New Study Proves EVs Already More Sustainable

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer For years there’s been a false narrative perpetuated by special interest groups that electric vehicles actually produce more greenhouse gases than the average internal combustion vehicle. However, a new study shows that this is not true — over the entirety of its life cycle, an EV will release fewer […]

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Ford and GM Scale Up EV Ambitions

Ford and GM Scale Up EV Ambitions

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer Two major American automakers are further ramping up their electric vehicle goals. General Motors plans to increase its spending on electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 billion through 2025, a 30% jump over its most recent forecast. Similarly, Ford Motor Company’s luxury Lincoln brand predicts that about half of […]

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One Cool Thing: Electric Motor City Is Here

One Cool Thing: Electric Motor City Is Here

President Biden test driving the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck set the country buzzing about electric vehicles. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow even said on her show that the “most important leap forward for our country becoming an electric car country” is the introduction of the EV version of this specific vehicle–the best-selling car in the […]

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Interview of the Week: Mike Stanton click button

Interview of the Week: Mike Stanton

The Biden administration is hoping to move the United States into the electric vehicle era through massive investments in incentives to get EVs on the road as well as the build-out of 500,000 EV charging stations across the country. Yet this revolution is reliant upon Americans making the switch to EVs in mass numbers. As […]

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