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Electric Vehicles’ Price at the Pump: 75 cents “per gallon”

3/30/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

Last week, the global price of oil rose above $105 per barrel and the national average price of gasoline hit $3.55 per gallon– the highest ever for this time of year.  However, if you could plug your car into an […] Read more >

American-made Electric Cars: President Obama and High School Students Agree

1/26/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal to see 1 million plug-in and electric vehicles on the road by 2015.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are a great example of the potential of American innovation to […] Read more >

Close up of a Tesla Charging (Photo Credit: Mary Ellen Kustin/NWF)

It’s electric!

10/22/2010 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

Not only does the gasoline burned by our cars and trucks produce nearly 30% of our greenhouse gas emissions, but we are almost completely dependent on oil to keep our transportation sector – and our economy – moving. Fueling cars […] Read more >

Electric vehicles: Another part of turning the corner on oil

5/27/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Congress took the country a step closer today to making electric vehicles widespread in the U.S. NWF’s Zoe Lipman welcomed the release today of the Electric Vehicle Deployment Act, sponsored by Senators Dorgan, Merkley and Alexander. She says it’s an […] Read more >