So you have cars that spend a good chunk of time stopped at stoplights. Despite what you may have heard, it’s better to turn your car off when stopped than idling your car. This practice is known as “run-on” restraint. Back in the day, cars needed a heavy dose of fuel to spark ignition. But… Read More.
Convincing prospective customers of the many advantages of going to electric or fuel cell for their next vehicle purchase has never been easier. With all the different variants available on the market these days, from completely battery-powered, electric, to fuel cell, there’s something to suit practically everyone. Fuel cells as a power source for EVs… Read More.
Last year was a good year for Rogue Valley Clean Cities. If you are interested in a look at the stats from 2016 you can click on the link below for a pdf copy of our 2016 Annual Report. A couple of highlights are that we offset over 2.8 million gallons of petroleum based fuels… Read More.
The US Dept. of Transportation released guidelines for the development of Autonomous Vehicles. This week US DOT released a 116 page guidance document on autonomous vehicles. With the coming digital revolution in transportation the department is working to provide the framework for automakers and high tech industries to develop connected and self driving cars. Possessing… Read More.
The Numbers are in on the sales figures for Electric Vehicles for August 2016. The information is for plug in electrics and plug in hybrids. The Chevy Volt is last months sales leader with 2,081 units sold nationwide in August. Battery Electric Vehicles outsold Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles by over 1,200 vehicles across the country,… Read More.