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Switch to EVs could save state and local governments up to $360 million, study says

Electric vehicles cost more to buy than gasoline-powered vehicles, but they have lower fuel and maintenance lifetime costs compared to gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles, data shows.

By Shelby Bradford

Pa. leads in EV incentives, but lags in planning and goals, report says

Overall, the commonwealth places 16th among 33 ranked states.

By Rachel McDevitt

Postal Service commits to 100 percent electric vehicle replacement beginning in 2026

The Biden Administration provided $3 billion from the Inflation Reduction Act to help make the purchase, which is expected to cost $9.6 billion in total.

By Susan Phillips

Pennsylvania gives millions to boost EV adoption

The Wolf Administration is putting $3.4 million toward building electric vehicle charging stations across the state and $2 million to EV rebates.

By Rachel McDevitt

Bellefonte is fixing some of its electric vehicle chargers, after storms fried them a second time

They could be up and running again to four to six weeks.

By Anne Danahy

Pa. among 16 states suing U.S. Postal Service over lack of electric vehicles

The lawsuits say the Postal Service violated federal law by not doing a proper environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act

By Susan Phillips

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