100% “Charged Up” – a Q&A with Joe Ozegovich, a Memphis EV walk the talk leader

Big City. Big Vision. Raven Hernandez is a Tesla and motor cycle-driving, organic gardener. She's blazing a trail with her new company and big vision - EARTH. Raven Hernandez is the founder and C.E.O. of EARTH (a.k.a. EARTH Ride).

New DCFC station fills Corridor gap in East Tennessee

Tennessee’s newest Direct Current Fast Charge (DCFC) station was activated yesterday in Baileyton and is now available to charge for those in need of some electric juice along the state’s I-81 Corridor. The new DCFC station, a partnership…

EV Ride & Drives Work: here’s our 2019 data to prove it!

It's been a good year for engagement! We had a lot of fun in 2019 by meeting and engaging with a lot of different people, and are happy to share our results.The DriveElectricTN (DET) EV Experience™ is one of several projects…

EVs and ethics: a Q&A with Daniel Siksay, environmentalist and philosopher

Daniel Siksay is an environmentalist, a feminist, and an accelerationist Marxist currently living in Knoxville, Tennessee. He holds a Masters in Philosophy from York University. He currently works as the Co-Coordinator of East Tennessee Clean Fuels.

DET hosts Ride & Drive at 2020 Knox News Auto Show

Attendees had the chance to test drive five different EV models and eight different EVs over the three-day event held at the Knoxville Convention Center. “Even the most electric-skeptical folks I’ve met have changed their minds about electric cars when they actually get behind the wheel and drive one.”

TDEC grants awarded for new buses in three major cities

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced in May its three awardees of the Transit and Shuttle Bus Grant Program. The total award amount among the three entities equals approximately $5.7 million and will fund…

DET’s 2019 Year In Review: Our First Year

2019 was a productive year for DriveElectricTN We've accomplished a lot in 2019! Thank you for engaging in DriveElectricTN (DET) initiatives and projects with us. We appreciate you seeing the value in this program and are thankful…