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EV Hub Live

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EV Hub Live is a first-of-its-kind video podcast recorded live and distributed for free to the public policy community working to advance transportation electrification. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy’s founder, Nick Nigro, the podcast will run at least once a month and be focused on presenting valuable content to the public policy professional. As the podcast will be recorded live, listeners will be able to ask guests questions in real-time. Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version of each episode. Visit EV Hub to learn more.

EV Hub Live is a first-of-its-kind video podcast recorded live and distributed for free to the public policy community working to advance transportation electrification. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy’s founder, Nick Nigro, the podcast will run at least once a month and be focused on presenting valuable content to the public policy professional. As the podcast will be recorded live, listeners will be able to ask guests questions in real-time. Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version of each episode. Visit EV Hub to learn more.

Location:

United States

Description:

EV Hub Live is a first-of-its-kind video podcast recorded live and distributed for free to the public policy community working to advance transportation electrification. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy’s founder, Nick Nigro, the podcast will run at least once a month and be focused on presenting valuable content to the public policy professional. As the podcast will be recorded live, listeners will be able to ask guests questions in real-time. Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version of each episode. Visit EV Hub to learn more.

Twitter:

@atlasevhub

Language:

English

Contact:

202-750-4314


Episodes

Charging and the Road to 100% Passenger EV Sales

4/23/2021
Research is starting to pile up on what the United States could look like with widescale transportation electrification. On April 8th, Atlas released findings from a deep dive on charging infrastructure investment needs to achieve 100 percent passenger EV sales by 2035. The research concluded over $87 billion in investments in charging infrastructure will be needed over the next decade, including $39 billion for public charging to put the United States on a path to full...

Duration:00:41:24

EVs and the U.S. Postal Service

3/22/2021
The U.S. Postal Service recently announced the awardee of a 10-year contract to build the USPS’s next generation postal delivery vehicle. The winner, Oshkosh Defense is known for building tactical vehicles for the U.S. military and has no known experience manufacturing an EV. In fact, the company expressed concerns to investors last year about its lack of experience with EVs, saying they “may not have the expertise or resources to successfully address these pressures on a cost-effective...

Duration:00:43:51

EV Policies that Make the Grade

3/12/2021
The National Association of State Energy Officials and Cadmus released a new PEV Policy Impact Rubric on March 1st which updates their 2018 rubric. The new Rubric can be used by state and local officials to evaluate the strength of their PEV-related policies. To develop the rubric, the study team reviewed the literature to see what the experts had to say on policy effectiveness and convened a committee of advisors to fill in gaps in the literature. Electrify America – one of the largest...

Duration:00:37:19

Bringing Consumers Up To Speed on EVs

1/28/2021
A new paper from the Alliance for Transportation Electrification and Plug In America calls consumer education and outreach by electric utilities the “missing piece” for transportation electrification. The paper shares eight reasons why utilities should be enabled to invest in education and outreach programs and how these programs can help close the awareness gap and spur more electric vehicle adoption. In this episode of EV Hub Live, Nick Nigro will sit down with Katherine Stainken of Plug...

Duration:00:41:38

The Road Ahead on Electric Transportation Technology

12/15/2020
Next year could mark a turning point for EVs in a number of ways. The most valuable automaker in the world is now an electric vehicle manufacturer and the amount of approved investment by electric utilities has surpassed $2.6 billion. In this episode of EV Hub Live, Nick Nigro will sit down with Michael Berube, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation at the U.S. Department of Energy and Joe Britton, the Executive Director of the newly formed Zero Emission Transportation Alliance....

Duration:00:41:35

2020 U.S. Election and What’s Next for Transportation Electrification

11/12/2020
A Special One-On-One Conversation about the 2020 U.S. Election with Dan Sperling of the University of California, Davis As President-elect Biden prepares to take office, where things will end up in Washington next year are coming into focus following the most unusual election in many decades. Two Senate seats in Georgia will be filled via a run-off election in January and will determine control of the U.S. Senate. With a strong advocate in the White House, transportation electrification is...

Duration:00:53:14

Utility Role in EVs Coming Into Focus

9/30/2020
Electric utility engagement in transportation electrification has been rapidly expanding in recent years. As the role of the utility in advancing EVs comes into focus, the extent to which they will accelerate EV deployment is a hot topic. Investments alone are up more than three times compared to 2019 with two recent approvals in New York and California. On July 16, 2020, six utilities across New York were approved to invest $700 million in EV charging throughout the state. This could...

Duration:00:50:47

COVID-19 Hits U.S. EV Market in Q2

9/1/2020
U.S. passenger EV sales were down 44 percent in Q2 compared to 2019. COVID-19 was part of the problem as many automakers remained shuttered in April and face delayed production timelines for existing and upcoming EV models. It was not all doom and gloom for the EV sector, however, and government and utility funding for EVs is up in 2020. In addition to this, automakers, startups, and charging companies continue to raise investment for transportation electrification and EV stocks have been...

Duration:00:36:51

Electric Truck Regulations on the Move

7/29/2020
The Golden State continues to lead the nation in their pursuit of rapid transportation electrification. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously passed the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule on June 25th, the first-of-its-kind regulation requiring manufacturers to ramp up sales of electric vans and trucks. Shortly afterwards, 15 states and Washington, DC came together in support of rapid electrification of the medium-and heavy-duty vehicle sector. The MOU signed by participating states...

Duration:00:29:03