Drivers Aren’t Plugging In Their Plug-In Hybrids
Plug-in hybrids combine the zero-emissions benefits of electric cars with the convenience and long-distance ability of gasoline vehicles. But a recent study shows many owners aren't plugging in their PHEVs - meaning that they're actually using more fuel and polluting more than a gasoline car.
Solid-State Batteries Get a Little Closer to Reality
Solid-state batteries have been touted as the next big thing for electric cars. They're lighter and smaller, and could deliver a lot of additional range. QuantumScape, one of the leaders in the solid-state space, has just shipped its first prototype cells to vehicle manufacturers for testing.
Your Mail Delivery May Soon Be Zero-Emissions
The United States Postal Service's mail delivery fleet is one of the oldest in the country. The Service has just announced plans to replace 66,000 of its 220,000 vehicles with battery-electric vehicles customized for postal delivery. The first ones will hit the road in late 2023.