Category Archives: Electric Vehicles

National Drive Electric Week – Sunday, September 21st

National Drive Electric Week 
 Sunday, September 21st
Maine Event to be held at
South Portland Community Center
21 Nelson Rd., South Portland

 Jennifer Puser and Adam Lee at the 2013 National Plug-In Day

 

National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide … Read More

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EV DC Fast Charger Ribbon Cutting and Celebration of CMP’s EV Pilot Program

EV DC Fast Charger Ribbon Cutting and Celebration of CMP’s EV Pilot Program

Thursday, July 24th 11 a.m.
South Portland Community Center
21 Nelson Rd, South Portland, ME 

Ribbon Cutting, Speakers and Ride and Drive Opportunities!

Speakers featuring:
Sara Burnes, … Read More

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Portland’s First EV DC Fast Charger Installed at Fore Street Garage

Portland’s First EV DC Fast Charger Installed at Fore Street Garage

GPCOG and Maine Clean Communities’ Nissan LEAF first to charge!

GPCOG/Maine Clean Communities was the first to try out Portland’s first DC Fast Charger EV charging station this month.… Read More

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Take a Ride On the Green Side

Take a Ride On the Green Side

The Bridgton News
By Dawn De Busk

CASCO — Does it seem like almost half the paycheck goes toward gas at the pumps?

It might be the high cost of gasoline that has … Read More

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Efficient Drivetrains and Greenkraft to Develop Natural Gas/PHEV Medium-Duty Truck

Efficient Drivetrains and Greenkraft to Develop Natural Gas/PHEV Medium-Duty Truck

Posted July 1, 2014 by 

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) is partnering with Greenkraft to develop a Class-4 truck that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) and incorporates a … Read More

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New Resource to Assess Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Benefits

New Resource to Assess Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Benefits

Assessing the environmental and financial benefits of alternative fuel vehicle and infrastructure projects, including plug-in electric vehicles and charging, is essential for incorporating them into planning documents and policy.  Currently, utilities … Read More

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Mercedes-Benz B-class Electric Drive Starts at $42,375

Mercedes-Benz B-class Electric Drive Starts at $42,375
Electric version of four-door mini-MPV will take on the BMW i3 starting in July

 

By Autoweek 5/01/2014

Even though the gas-powered Mercedes-Benz B-class has been out in Canada for a … Read More

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Electric Car Use in Maine Gets a Boost, Closer Study From Pilot Project

Electric Car Use in Maine Gets a Boost, Closer Study from Pilot Project

By Darren Fishell, Bangor Daily News – May 29, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine — If given about 20 minutes, the new electric car charger being installed at … Read More

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eConnect Cars Introduces All-Electric Taxi Nissan LEAF Service In London

By Mark Kane, Inside EV’s

eConnect Cars becomes yet one more chauffeuring company with a fleet of electric cars. This time, the choice fell on Nissan LEAFs.  For now, eConnect Cars, which is operating in London, received 7 top of … Read More

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Raymond Officials Think Green With New Electric Car

Raymond Officials Think Green with New Electric Car

Originally posted on Monday June 9, 2014 in the Windham Eagle.  Click here for the link!Read More

By Michelle Libby-
This past week the Town of Raymond had use of a Nissan Leaf,

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