WATT’s UP – EV News April 2021

(April 1, 2021) Quick State Legislative Update: House Bill 1464, which included a 3-cent motor fuel tax increase and significant electric vehicle registration fee increases was defeated on the Senate floor by a vote of 37-10. The other bill, Senate Bill 2091, which excludes charging station owners from definition of “utility” passed both chambers and is currently under consideration by …

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WATTs Up News Blog

(Nov 30, 2020) Ford Motor Company is betting big on electric fleets and affordable EVs Full story here. Not considering an electric automobile? How about an electric motorcycle! More models coming online in 2021. PluginAmerica story here Pennsylvania lame-duck legislative session sneaks in added EV registration fee CBS Pittsburgh story What’s the difference between EVs and Hybrids? Enrg.io takes a …

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DEND provides input for NDDOT report

Following the 2019 North Dakota Legislative Session, the Interim Agriculture & Transportation Committee charged the North Dakota Department of Transportation with studying several issues related to electric vehicle infrastructure: Design jointly owned public and private network Make recommendations regarding EV charging infrastructure Review costs and benefits of various options and future economic impact Read the entire NDDOT report here DriveElectricND …

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WATT’s Up – News Blog Sep 2020

(Sep 2020) North Dakota’s first non-Tesla fast charger goes online in Minot. Story from KX Net Electric vehicle sales slowed by coronavirus pandemic. Read about it here from the Houston Chronicle The biggest question facing the EV industry: Will there be enough charging stations? More of this story from Seattle Times General Motors making huge effort to set up thousands …

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