EV Resources

IEEE Transportation Electrification portal – “Driving the transformation for clean, efficient and connected vehicles”

The International Energy Agency Electric Vehicles Initiative – “Seeks to facilitate the global deployment of at least 20 million EVs by 2020, including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles”

The United States Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Vehicle Technologies Program – “To realize a secure energy future, America must break its dependence on imported oil and its volatile costs. The transportation sector accounts for about 70% of U.S. oil demand and holds tremendous opportunity to increase America’s energy security by reducing oil consumption.”

The European Commission Green Cars Initiative – “One billion Euro is made available jointly by the European Commission and the industry through R&D projects in the 7th Framework Programme”

UK Department of Transport Office for Low Emission Vehicles – “The Government has announced provision of over £400 million to support measures designed to promote uptake of the next-generation of ultra-low emission vehicle technologies”

Go Ultra Low – “The new [UK] national campaign for ultra low emission vehicles”. A joint venture between the SMMT and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles.

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership – “A public-private partnership that exists to accelerate a sustainable shift to low carbon vehicles and fuels in the UK and thereby stimulate opportunities for UK businesses”

My Electric Avenue – “A project which aims to discover essential learning about managing the local electricity network as sales of cars with ‘plug-in’ capability continue to rise”

The Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Project at the University of Warwick – “The multi-million project is funded by Advantage West Midlands, the European Regional Development Fund and contribution from industry partners.”

The British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers’ Association  Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project – “Established to co-ordinate a programme of work to enhance the presence of our members in the rapidly emerging electric vehicle industry, identifying and helping to remove market barriers”

The Low Carbon Vehicle Public Procurement Programme Summary Report – “One of the largest trials of electric and hybrid commercial vehicles carried out in the UK to date”

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Electric Car Guide – “Presented in an easy to understand Q&A-style format, the free publication addresses some of the common queries relating to electric vehicles including information about batteries, charging, vehicle performance, on-the-road costs, government incentives and safety.”