EV Advocates, Manufacturers Convene at U.S. DOT to Showcase Future of American Mobility

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speak at an event.

The expanding availability of electric cars, trucks, buses and fast-charging equipment highlights the immense potential to transition the U.S. transportation sector to electric For Immediate Release:Oct. 20, 2021 Contacts: Julie Sutor, Director of Communications, Electrification Coalition, 970-409-9461 Noah Barnes, Director of Communications, Plug In America, 323-333-8010 Pita Juárez, Communications Director, Chispa, 602-413-4421 WASHINGTON, D.C. – […]

Businesses Call on Michigan Governor to Support Electric Trucks and Buses

May 12, 2021 Businesses Call on Michigan Governor to Support Electric Trucks and Buses Fifty-eight businesses urged Gov. Whitmer to join the multi-state agreement to electrify medium- and heavy-duty vehicles Washington, D.C.— Dozens of businesses, including global vehicle manufacturing leaders, urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to support the electrification of trucks and buses throughout Michigan. The […]

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 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.

Electrification Coalition Applauds Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan

Statement of Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Electrifying our transportation network will help reduce the economic, public health, and national security threats posed by oil’s monopoly on our transportation sector and yesterday’s actions by the Polis administration will bring us one step closer to that future.”

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 […]