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KC Fire Department goes electric

The Kansas City, MO Fire Department is taking a step towards a more sustainable future by transitioning to electric vehicles.

The city announced this week that the fire department will now have 45 new electric vehicles (EVs), including 14 Ford Mustang Mach-E’s, 27 Chevrolet Bolts, and four 150 Ford Lightnings. The light fleet vehicles are assigned to Administrative […]

June 14th, 2023|Electric vehicles, Press Releases|0 Comments

5 ways EVs can benefit everyone

The mainstreaming of EVs will impact everything from the air you breathe to the money you save, even if you don’t drive one. 
By Courtney Lindwall, Natural Resources Defense Council

Electric vehicles (EVs) currently make up around 1 percent of all the cars, vans, trucks, and SUVs on the road in the United States. But that’s about […]

May 2nd, 2023|Air Quality, Electric vehicles|0 Comments

A consumer guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

By Courtney Lindwall, Natural Resources Defense Council

Here’s how to save on electric vehicles, solar panels, heat pumps, and more via tax credits and rebates
The Inflation Reduction Act directs an unprecedented $369 billion toward fighting climate change. As a result, we’ll all see innumerable long-term benefits, like reduced energy bills and health-care costs. But the most direct and immediate […]

Kansas City’s new airport terminal celebrates sustainability in a big way

KCI’s new terminal is first in Midwest to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country
As the largest single infrastructure project in the city’s history, and with sustainability at the forefront, Kansas City’s new airport terminal has reached new milestones for green building in the region and beyond. 

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded […]

Discover EVs at National Electric Drive Week

Tap into the plug-in experiences of electric vehicle (EV) owners and check out their cars at more than 200 locations during National Electric Drive Week.

There are three Electric Drive Week events in the Kansas City, MO / Lawrence, KS area and hundreds of events nationwide during the week of September 23 – October 3. To find an […]