Tag: Electric Vehicles

  • December 12th, 2023

This paper presents a simulation model of the markets for light-duty electric vehicles (EVs) and the associated public charging infrastructure, as well as the network interactions between them. It illustrates the model’s attributes by simulating the effects of federal subsidies for public electric vehicle chargers and of an extension of tax credits for electric vehicles. […]

  • August 23rd, 2023

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) has announced its recipients for the 2023 Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant Program. This year’s funding totaled $1.2 million and will support projects in Dothan, Gadsden, Montgomery County, Phenix City and Wedowee. The grants are awarded to help Alabama be ready as more electric vehicles are purchased […]

  • June 29th, 2023

A proposal led by The University of Alabama (UA) to strengthen the Deep South’s role in production and support of electric vehicles (EVs) was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for further development. As automakers bring more EVs into production, add more computational power and continue to integrate automation, the entire transportation ecosystem must change to meet new […]

  • June 20th, 2023

The number of electric vehicles on the road increases exponentially every year. Due to the quieter nature of these vehicles when operating at low speeds, there is significant concern that pedestrians and bicyclists will be at increased risk of vehicle collisions. This research explores the detectability of six electric vehicle acoustic additive sounds produced by […]

  • June 16th, 2023

Owners of General Motors’ electric vehicles will have access to Tesla’s Supercharger network, the companies announced Thursday, two weeks after Tesla struck a similar deal with Ford. Why it matters: It’s a landmark deal that could jump-start EV adoption. Driving the news: GM said it will adopt Tesla’s connector design into its EVs beginning in 2025. Read […]

  • January 18th, 2023

As you may have been informed in August 2022, an interdisciplinary faculty team consisting of 11 faculty and staff won a $10 million (20% cost share) Federal Transit Award grant for electrifying the Crimson Ride Transit bus fleet: https://news.ua.edu/2022/08/federal-award-to-help-ua-electrify-crimson-ride/#:~:text=TUSCALOOSA%2C%20Ala.,for%20the%20electric%20vehicle%20ecosystem. The award will enable the purchase of eight electric buses, medium and high power charging stations and […]

  • February 23rd, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fueling Station Locator contains information on public and private nonresidential alternative fueling stations in the United States and Canada and currently tracks ethanol (E85), biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electric vehicle (EV) charging, hydrogen, liquefied natural gas, and propane stations. Of these fuels, EV charging continues to experience rapidly changing […]

  • January 19th, 2022

This article dissects the issues impacting federal guidelines for investment in charging stations, including where electric vehicle chargers should be placed to meet the needs of all communities, not just affluent drivers traveling on the busiest roadways. StreetLight’s EV infrastructure planning metrics address those issues, spanning the identification of gaps in the current EV charging station network, predictive tools […]