Media Advisory: Electrification Coalition to Share Financial Feasibility Analysis of U.S. Federal Vehicle Fleet Electrification

WASHINGTON – The Electrification Coalition will present a report providing new analysis of the costs and emissions reductions associated with rapid electrification of vehicles in the U.S. federal fleets. The analysis, conducted by Atlas Public Policy, reveals substantial near-term cost savings and emissions reductions that would result from the federal fleets’ adoption of electric light-duty vehicles […]

Run On Less-Electric to Provide Critical Insights for Freight Electrification

August 3, 2021 Run On Less-Electric to Provide Critical Insights for Freight Electrification The Electrification Coalition (EC) Is excited to work with the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) on their groundbreaking initiative, Run on Less- Electric (RoL-E). Kicking off in September 2021, RoL-E is a three-week demonstration that […]

EV Myths: Busted!

By Celia Kosinski and George Moss   Electric vehicles (EVs) have come a long way since their comeback in the 1990’s, with ongoing improvements to technology and manufacturing processes, along with increasing numbers of EV models. As with any new technology, there is excitement and opportunity – as well as a fair degree of misunderstanding.   […]

Electrification Coalition Announces World EV Day Partnership

July 8, 2021 Electrification Coalition Announces World EV Day Partnership The Electrification Coalition is proud to announce that we are 2021 Partners of World EV Day, to be held Sept. 9, 2021. The event, hosted by technology company ABB and sustainability media agency Green.TV, is an opportunity for companies, organizations, and industry leaders in transportation […]

Businesses Call on Illinois Governor to Support Electric Trucks and Buses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021 More than 40 businesses are urging Gov. Pritzker to join a multi-state agreement to electrify medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.   Washington, D.C.— Dozens of businesses, including global vehicle manufacturing leaders, urged Gov. J. B. Pritzker to support the electrification of trucks and buses throughout Illinois. The Electrification Coalition delivered […]

Bipartisan Policy Center, SAFE and the Electrification Coalition Release “Commercial Goods Transport: Widening the Road to Electrification” White Paper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2021 Media Contact: Miki Carver, Bipartisan Policy Center mcarver@bipartisanpolicy.org (760) 221-4520 Washington, DC – A new joint report from the Bipartisan Policy Center, SAFE, and the Electrification Coalition (EC) makes the case that medium- and heavy-duty (MHD) commercial vehicle electrification should be a key policy priority for the transportation sector […]

Environmental, free-market, labor, consumer-interest, and technology advocates join 75 academics in calling to end restrictions on direct sales and service of electric vehicles

Academic supporters include a Nobel Laureate and seven former chief economists of the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice   LOS ANGELES—A growing coalition of national and regional organizations representing a broad range of public interests have signed on in support of lifting state restrictions preventing the direct sale of electric vehicles (EVs) by […]

12/15/20: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Chassis Offerings Webinar

The EC’s Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative and Sourcewell held a webinar on Dec. 15, 2020, about the current light-duty and new medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicle vendors available through the Collaborative. The team reviewed Lion Electric, Peterbilt, and Kenworth and their new electric chassis options, along with information on resources and leasing options. Due to the budget shortfalls […]

12/10/20: Electric School Bus Offerings Webinar

The EC’s Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative and Sourcewell held a webinar on Dec. 10, 2020, about the new electric school bus suppliers available through the Collaborative. The team reviewed Lion Electric, Thomas Built Buses, IC Bus, and Blue Bird and their electric school bus options, along with information on resources and leasing options. Due […]

Nevada EV Policy Bootcamp

Nevada EV Policy Bootcamp We brought together close to 100 EV policymakers, industry experts, and advocates in December 2020 for a day-long session on policies that will accelerate EV adoption in Nevada. Our “EV Policy Bootcamp” included presentations from the following leaders: Nevada assemblymen Tom Roberts (R) and Howard Watts (D)  Nevada Senator Chris Brooks (D) Admiral Jonathan […]

Electrification Coalition Partners with Nestlé to Electrify Freight Route

The EC is proud to announce a new partnership with Nestlé to support the company’s pilot freight electrification plan, beginning with the deployment of electric trucks on a 20-mile short-haul route in Ohio that will serve as a critical public-private pilot program to accelerate electrified freight at scale.

Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative Announces Partnership with Second Nature, Expands to Include Higher Education Institutions

The Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative (the Collaborative) is excited to announce a partnership with Second Nature to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) deployment at colleges and universities around the country. Second Nature, a Boston-based non-governmental organization (NGO), has more than 450 colleges and universities in their network, greatly expanding the Collaborative’s reach.

10/26–10/30/20: VERGE 20

The VERGE 20 online event is the leading platform for accelerating the clean economy. Join more than 10,000 leaders — from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors, and startups — advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, electrified transportation, the circular economy, carbon removal and […]

10/9/20: Michigan EV Policy Bootcamp

On October 9, the EC brought together more than 150 EV policymakers, industry experts, and advocates for an informative and collaborative day-long session about how to accelerate EV adoption in Michigan.

9/24/20: Virginia EV Policy Bootcamp

On September 24, the Electrification Coalition (EC) brought together a robust group of electric vehicle (EV) policymakers, industry experts, and advocates for an informative and collaborative day-long session about how to accelerate EV adoption in Virginia. This session was the third in a series of state EV Policy Bootcamps the EC is holding across six states. 

9/17/20: M4EV Electric Street Sweeper Event

Join Global Environmental Products and the City of Phoenix for a virtual demonstration of Global’s M4EV Class 7 all-electric street sweeper, brought to you by the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative!

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. 

9/9/20: World EV Day

The Electrification Coalition is proud to be a partner on World EV Day. EC Program Manager Sarah Reed speaks on the eMobility in US Cities session of the EV Summit Online.

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.

EC Commends Funding for EV Programs in House Appropriations Bills

The Electrification Coalition (EC) applauds key provisions to accelerate fuel diversity and transportation electrification, as well as electric grid modernization and security, that were included in Fiscal Year 2021 government funding legislation approved by the House of Representatives.

Advocates Release Model Policy Toolkit Showing All Sectors Have Role to Play in Transportation Electrification

The Sierra Club, Plug In America, the Electrification Coalition, and Forth, released a newly updated version of AchiEVe: Model Policies to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption, the most current and comprehensive national toolkit designed to accelerate the switch to clean, electric vehicles (EVs) in an effective and equitable way by providing various stakeholders with model EV policies at the state, local, and utility levels.

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.”