Many are extolling the benefits of electric cars, especially to reduce emissions. Some jurisdictions are even banning the sale of gas-burning cars in the near future. The panel discusses the future of electric vehicles, their benefits as well as the challenges of their widespread adoption (including manufacturing issues and power supply limitations), and some of the practical issues associated with Read More ›
As we embark together upon this journey through the decade of the battery, we’re also on the cusp of the largest expansion of EV model availability in the history of the automobile. From cars to pickups to Class 8 trucks, EVs are proving that they are up to the task with 100 kW rapid charging and high-voltage architectures, lighter and …
King 5 News coverage of 6th Annual TransTech Conference – Oct. 23-24, 2009
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This article, published by Seattle PI, discusses a conference put on by the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: So it was with great enthusiasm on Oct. 23 that 300 people attended a conference hosted by the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center entitled: “Beyond Oil: The Sustainable Communities Initiative and Clean Cities Conference.” The rest of the article can be found here.
This article, published by the Tacoma News Tribune, mentions the Cascadia Center, Bruce Agnew, and Steve Marshall of Discovery Institute: PHEVs are a particular enthusiasm of the Cascadia Center, whose leaders, Bruce Agnew and Steve Marshall, believe that PHEVs are the best short-term answer to our dependence on for eign oil and the need to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The rest Read More ›
On May 9, 2008, Cascadia Center Senior Fellow Steve Marshall gave a presentation at the 4th Annual Power Up Summit in Wenatchee, hosted by the Port of Chelan County. Marshall’s topic was how the U.S. can accelerate current efforts to move beyond oil in transportation, to a more secure and clean fuel supply which includes electric and plug-in hybrid electric Read More ›