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Driving an EV in Pennsylvania: range anxiety, charging and maintenance

EVs are one solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation – which makes up a third of the country’s emissions.

By Rachel McDevitt

Federal funds set to boost Pennsylvania’s supply of highway charging stations for electric vehicles

Electric vehicle drivers in Pennsylvania could soon have more options to charge up thanks to a $5 billion program included in the bipartisan infrastructure bill.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Have a question about electric vehicles? We’re going to rent one for a week. Ask us anything

EVs are one way to cut emissions that contribute to climate change. As part of our Climate Solutions collaborative, we’ll put an EV through its paces and report back.

By Rachel McDevitt

Wolf administration gives $2.7M to cleaner transportation projects, including ones powered by fossil fuels

Some environmental advocates say the program is outdated.

By Rachel McDevitt

Advocates hope federal infrastructure money will spur people to buy EVs

More EV use will be needed for the state to cut greenhouse gas emissions in line with its climate goal of an 80 percent reduction by 2050.

By Rachel McDevitt

Electric vehicles starred at the state capitol this week. One GOP lawmaker touted their economic potential

Measures to plan for the build-out of electric vehicle charging infrastructure have attracted bipartisan support in recent years, but haven’t made it to a final vote.

By Rachel McDevitt

DEP pushes to expand electric vehicle infrastructure, but challenges lie ahead

Installing EV chargers is becoming increasingly important in an accelerating market.

By Madison Goldberg

Pa. elected officials calling for feds to support transition to cleaner cars

Some state representatives and local officials want Congress to support stronger clean car standards and invest in a transition to electric vehicles.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania looks to boost electric vehicle sales

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is drafting a regulation that would require automakers to offer electric cars for sale in Pennsylvania as a way to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and pollutants that cause lung problems.

By The Associated Press