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 that was spearheaded in 2019. These events are fun and engaging

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

Thanks for sitting down with us. You work for an environmental non-profit, yes? I do! I’m the Co-Coordinator of East Tennessee Clean Fuels, an organization that helps fleets and individuals switch from dirty-burning fuels like gasoline and diesel to cleaner, more sustainable, and often cheaper fuels like electricity, renewable natural

DET hosts Ride & Drive at 2020 Knox News Auto Show

In February 2020, a team of 39 DriveElectricTN staffers and volunteers managed a large electric vehicle (EV) Ride & Drive at the Knox News Auto Show. This included 35 student volunteers from the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK). 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. The DriveElectricTN EV Experience™ at this

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 electric transit systems in Tennessee. According to a TDEC news release, this grant