Amped: The Benefits and Basics of Driving Electric Vehicles

Webinar series for Pennsylvania local governments, businesses, and residents. National Drive Electric Week September 26 – October 4, 2020 The number of electric cars registered in Pennsylvania increased 50 percent in 2018. Although electric vehicles are still a small fraction of registered vehicles, the trend is clear: More Pennsylvanians want to drive electric vehicles for work and personal use. Local governments, businesses, and residents are increasingly interested in the lifetime cost savings: Electric vehicles need less maintenance than gasoline or diesel vehicles and cost 50 – 70 percent less to fuel. Many want to drive these zero-emission vehicles to help improve air quality in their communities. Others want to do their part to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and slow climate change. Most people have a lot of questions about driving electric vehicles: What are they like to drive? How far will they go on a charge? Where are the charging stations? Is there any financial assistance to buy an electric vehicle or install a charger? Are electric trucks available? Register Here Join us for this free webinar series on the benefits and basics of driving electric in Pennsylvania. Our broad range of speakers, including both experts and new converts, will answer your questions, share their knowledge and experiences, and get you as close to driving electric as virtually...

ALTWHEELS Co-Hosting Event

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION IN A POST-COVID WORLD: Creating Opportunity from Uncertainty About this Event Bringing together corporate and municipal fleet managers and clean-fleet stakeholders to create solutions for sustainable transportation needs. AltWheels Fleet Day is an EPA Region I award winning event that brings together corporate and municipal fleet managers and clean-fleet stakeholders working to reduce emissions, lower costs and build new solutions for tomorrow’s sustainable transportation needs. AltWheels will be held virtually in 2020. Keynote speakers include Anirban Basu, Chairman and CEO of the Sage Policy Group. Anirban serves as Chairman of the Maryland Economic Development Commission, teaches global strategy at Johns Hopkins University, and serves the Chief Economist function for a number of organizations around the country. Additional keynotes and topics will be announced in coming weeks. WHO ATTENDS ALTWHEELS FLEET DAY? Fleet Managers AltWheels Fleet Day is traditionally attended by over 200 Fleet Managers from leading companies such as Biogen IDEC, Boston Duck Tours, Bose, Coca-Cola, Fidelity, Eversource Energy, EMC, Federal Express, Fleet Liberty, Fleet Electrical, Gillette, Green Mountain Power, GTECH, IKEA, Invensys, Johnson & Johnson, Juice Bar, Liberty Utilities, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Millipore, NSTAR, Otis, Pepsi, Staples, Stop & Shop, Textron, Tyco, WB Mason, Wright Express, among others. Fleet Managers from more than 30 cities and towns in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Maine, Vermont, and Rhode Island as well as numerous state and federal agencies such as MassDOT, DOT, EPA, CALSTART return to attend AltWheels Fleet Day year after year. Fleet Managers from institutions such as Harvard University, Merrimack College, MIT, the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, Yale University he University of New Hampshire for...