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Knoxville, Tennessee Downtown Public Garage Updates EV Charging Stations, City Offers Free Charging

Knoxville, Tennessee is home to the popular downtown Market Square area with plenty of local businesses and restaurants. Nearby, in the Market Square public parking garage, electric vehicle (EV) drivers can find two new ClipperCreek units with…

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…

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…

9 new DCFC units on eastern side of Tennessee

Thanks to Nissan, Calloway Oil of Maryville, TN and Brightfield Transportation Solutions (out of Asheville, NC) there are three new DC fast charge (DCFC) units in the greater Knoxville area that can quickly refuel electric vehicles (EVs). Working…

BMW > Tesla?

Look out Tesla, there's a new kid on the block: BMW is showing a promising future in the electric vehicle market. But can the iconic luxury manufacturer take on Tesla? Read the story here.

5 Reasons EVs Will Make it Big

Skeptical that electric vehicles will ever catch on? Bob Sheth of Environmental News Network disagrees.   Find out why here.

Employer Workshop Best Practices Webinar

The US Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge is hosting a webinar addressing ideas related to engaging employers and community stakeholders to host successful workplace charging outreach events. Speakers include Linda Benevides…

Charge While You Drive?

Driving electric may become a whole lot easier thanks to a new technology being tested in the UK. Read the story here    

Gas Prices and Electric Vehicles: What the Data Say

The assumption that gas prices and the use of alternative vehicles have an inverse relationship (i.e. one goes up, the other goes down and vice versa) is certainly well founded. However, Plug-In American decided to sort the facts from the…

2016 Chevy Volt Offers 53-Mile All-Electric Range – NGTNews

-- Link to NGT News article -- It looks like the Chevy Volt will get almost an 80% increase in all-electric only miles with the 2016 model debut. This article from NGTNews highlights the details...