Top 8 Takeaways from the Federal NEVI Guidance

A Rivian electric pickup charging at a public charging station.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued program guidance on Feb. 10 for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. These are the top eight takeaways for states and other stakeholders.

Electrification Coalition Applauds Passage of Infrastructure Bill, Calls for Further Investments in EVs and Charging Infrastructure

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENov. 6, 2021   Washington, D.C.— In response to tonight’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes funding to support EV charging infrastructure and electric buses, Electrification Coalition Executive Director Ben Prochazka made the following statement: “We applaud Congress for sending the Infrastructure Investment […]

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Explore Latest EVs During Ride-and-Drive at State Capitol

A Mack electric refuse truck in front of the Pennsylvania capitol building

HARRISBURG, Penn. – Dozens of Pennsylvania policymakers and state staff explored the latest models of electric vehicles Tuesday at the state capitol at a ride-and-drive hosted by the Electrification Coalition and several leading vehicle manufacturers. The event featured one heavy-duty vehicle and 10 different light-duty models available to consumers and fleets. Featured electric vehicles included […]

ECBC Partner Spotlight: General Motors

ECBC Partner Spotlight General Motors Aspires to Eliminate Tailpipe Emissions from New Light-Duty Vehicles by 2035 GM, an Electrification Coalition Business Council (ECBC) partner, announced on Jan. 28 that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040. The company has developed a vision for an all-electric future and aspires […]

North Carolina EV Policy Bootcamp

The EC brought together scores of electric vehicle policymakers, industry experts, and advocates for an informative and collaborative day-long session about how to accelerate EV adoption in North Carolina, the second in a series of state EV Policy Bootcamps the EC is holding across six states. 

8/4–9/8/20: Accelerate Your City

The Electrification Coalition partnered with Smart Columbus to host a three-part webinar series to talk about the successful electrification program in Columbus, Ohio, which won the U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge in 2016.

8/6/20: Pennsylvania EV Policy Bootcamp

The EC brought together 120 electric vehicle policymakers, industry experts, and advocates for an informative and collaborative day-long session about how to accelerate EVs in Pennsylvania, the first in a series of state EV Policy Bootcamps across six states.

Electrification Coalition Applauds State Leaders for Accelerating Transition to Electric Trucks

Statement by Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Our transportation sector is almost entirely reliant on oil, so we need to take critical action to accelerate the transition to electrification. These 15 states and the District of Columbia have taken an important step toward making freight movement a driving force for our electric transportation future. This ambitious action from state leaders will help reduce our oil dependency, diversify the fuel used to move freight across the country, lower vehicle emissions, and ensure our transportation network is powered domestically.”

Electrification Coalition Applauds Federal Grants for Bus Electrification

The Electrification Coalition praises the $130 million in Fiscal Year 2020 funding provided by the Federal Transit Administration’s Low or No Emission Vehicle Program (Low-No) to purchase electric buses and charging infrastructure, expediting the transition of additional bus fleets away from diesel to American-made energy.

Electrification Coalition Praises Smart Columbus for Exceeding Electric Vehicle Adoption Goal

The Electrification Coalition (EC) today praised Smart Columbus for exceeding its goal of 3,200 electric vehicle (EV) purchases in the seven-county Columbus, Ohio region in fewer than three years. The EC serves as a strategic and technical advisor to the Smart Columbus Electrification Program, part of a smart city initiative co-led by the City of Columbus and Columbus Partnership that includes more than 100 public- and private-sector partners.

A Year of Growth and Impact

When the Collaborative launched, the program had an initial count of 22 cities and counties committed to purchasing 391 electric vehicles (EVs). In just one year, this cohort has grown nearly tenfold to include more than 160 cities, counties, public transit agencies, and port authorities that are committed purchasing to more than 2,400 electric vehicles. […]

Program Update: Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative

Post Update: April 5, 2019 Since its launch six months ago, the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative has been hard at work with cities and counties across the United States to support the electrification of public fleets. So far in support of the Collaborative, 43 cities and five counties have committed to procuring a total […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Critical for American Economic and National Security Interests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 7, 2019Contact: Alex Adams | 202.461.2374 |   Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Critical for American Economic and National Security Interests In response to the introduction of the Fairness for Every Driver Act, which aims to eliminate the federal electric vehicle (EV) tax credit, SAFE and Electrification Coalition (EC) President and CEO, […]