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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Ford to Reveal New Electric F-150

Ford to Reveal New Electric F-150

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer This week, Ford Motor Company released plans for an electric version of their classic F-150 pickup truck called Lightning. The electric version of America’s best-selling vehicle will be unveiled on May 19th at the company’s headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford CEO Jim Farling emphasized that this vehicle will “disrupt […]

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Interview of the Week: Josh Aviv of Spark Charge click button

Interview of the Week: Josh Aviv of Spark Charge

Getting more electric vehicles on the road is a crucial part of lowering greenhouse gas emissions and reducing air pollution. In addition to making EVs more affordable, charging must become more accessible and convenient–especially for people living in “charging deserts.” That’s where the mobile charging company, Spark Charge, comes in. CEO and Founder, Josh Aviv […]

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