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  • Press Release
    March 10, 2014

    Former Chevy Volt Executive and Fisker CEO Posawatz Announced As Member of the Electrification Coalition

    Washington, D.C.—Tony Posawatz, a former executive with General Motors responsible for the development of the Chevy Volt and former CEO of Fisker Automotive, was announced ...
  • Press Release
    December 12, 2013

    Electric Vehicles Help Houston Save $110,000 Annually, New Study Finds

    Washington, D.C.—Cities are saving money by using electric vehicles (EVs) in their vehicle fleets, two new studies find. City officials in Houston, Texas, estimate that ...
  • Press Release
    September 5, 2013

    Nation’s Largest Electric Vehicle Rental Initiative Launches in Orlando

    ORLANDO, Fla. (September 5, 2013) – An unprecedented partnership of Orlando’s leading rental agency, top hotels and major attractions today officially launched Drive Electric Orlando ...
  • news
    September 5, 2013

    Orlando's Newest Ride is Electrifying

    (USA Today) It isn't a thrill ride – in the traditional sense, anyway. But the newest transportation option being promoted to Orlando visitors is the electric car.

  • news
    September 5, 2013

    Drive Electric Orlando Charges Up Tourism Industry

    (Orlando Business Journal) Tourism leaders, local business professionals and government officials came together for the region’s new electric car program, Drive Electric Orlando, at an event held at The Peabody Orlando on Sept. 5.

  • news
    September 5, 2013

    Orlando Tourism Industry Plugs into Electric Car Experience

    (Reuters) Promoters of electric cars are hoping to entice a few of Orlando's 56 million annual visitors to rent one at the airport and plug in at strategically placed charging stations at tourist hotels, theme parks and the convention center.

  • news
    September 5, 2013

    Program Introduces Electric Rental Cars in Orlando

    (Associated Press) Visitors to Orlando often try new things while on vacation: thrilling roller coasters, luxury hotels, different cuisines.Now they can try out a fully electric car — and not have to pay for gas during their vacation.

  • video
    September 5, 2013

    Drive Electric Orlando

  • news
    July 26, 2013

    Electric Cars Sold Twice As Much As Hybrids in First Years

    (Fuel Fix) Electric cars have sold at twice the rate that hybrids did in their first few years of availability, according to a report backed by an industry group released Thursday.The report, from nonprofit advocacy group the Electrification Coalition, added that concerns stifling sales growth, like driving range and electric vehicle price, will improve in the coming years.

  • news
    July 26, 2013

    Electric Cars on a Roll, With Lots of Room for Growth

    (Plug-In Cars) The Washington-based Electrification Coalition (EC), launched in 2009 with top corporate buy-in from 13 CEOs (including Nissan, NRG Energy and FedEx), made headlines when it offered a 2009 “Roadmap” that threw down a big goal—75 percent of U.S. road miles could be electric miles by 2040, provided its legislative goals were met. The group wants to see government spending concentrated in special deployment corridors, and improvements in incentives—including turning the federal income tax credit into a direct rebate at the point of purchase.

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