Electric vehicles (EVs) are vehicles that use electricity as a power source rather than the fossil fuels typically used in modern automobiles. Within this class of vehicles, there are two main types: Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) run completely on electric energy stored in the battery, while plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are powered by a combination of electricity and another fuel source, such as gasoline.
The mayor of a municipal area in the north of England called on Elon Musk to build a gigafactory for the production of electric vehicles in Tees Valley. The offer comes after the head of Tesla said that the company intends to have up to 12 factories around the world.Read More
The Senate has voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes nearly $400 billion over 10 years in funding for climate and energy related programs, and an extension and improvement of the US electric car tax credit.Read More
By James Morton Turner, an environmental studies professor at Wellesley College and author of the forthcoming book “Charged: A History of Batteries and Lessons for a Clean Energy Future.” He published the lead op-ed in the journal Science’s special climate change issue last month (June 24, 2022).Read More