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GOLF CART Fire Alabama News
Electric golf cart bursts into flames in Orange Beach; Quick firefighter response caught on camera

The Orange Beach Fire Department was on the scene quickly Friday evening after a golf cart caught fire.

Britt Tuberville Alabama News
Britt, Tuberville: Biden’s EV mandate ‘mere virtue signaling for this Administration’s extreme climate agenda’

U.S. Sens. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) called for the withdrawal of the Biden Administration’s proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for passenger cars and light-duty trucks. 

Dodge Challenger Alabama News
Phil Williams: The legend of the Black Ghost

Early in 1970, a black Dodge Challenger showed up. The locals began calling it the Wraith of Woodward, and eventually just called it the Black Ghost.

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Dale Strong fires back at Biden and EPA on electric vehicle mandates: 'Its not good for America'

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) held a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, along with other colleagues in the U.S. House, to push back against a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule that would require two-thirds of vehicles sold in the United States to be fully electric by 2032.

Electric Vehicles, charging Alabama News
55 Alabama car dealerships oppose Biden EV mandate: ‘Electric vehicles are stacking up on our lots’

Electric vehicles are “stacking up on our lots,” and President Joe Biden should “tap the brakes on the unrealistic government electric vehicle mandate,” according to a letter signed by 55 car dealerships in Alabama and thousands of dealerships from across the country last week.

Hyundai Alabama Alabama News
Ivey announces $30 million for electric vehicle training center in Decatur

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that a new $30 million dollar Electric Vehicle training center will be coming to Decatur.

Tips Alabama News
Phil Williams: Something for nothing

Free-market economies only work when the consumer is actually free to choose what was actually freely developed and marketed. Otherwise, the market will self-correct as consumers get EV guilt tipping fatigue. 

Gotion Alabama News
Muscle Shoals officials blocked Chinese Communist Party-linked EV manufacturer from locating in Alabama: Report

An electric vehicle manufacturer with alleged ties to the Chinese Communist Party tried to locate in Alabama before local economic development officials turned down the project over national security concerns.

Electric Vehicles, charging Alabama News
Ivey allocates nearly $1 million in EV charging station grants to three East Alabama businesses

Governor Kay Ivey awarded nearly $1 million on Friday to three different businesses in East Alabama to fund electric vehicle charging stations.

Shinhwa1 Alabama News
Auto supplier plans $114 million expansion at Auburn plant to support EV production

Shinhwa Auto USA Corp. announced a $114 million expansion at its Auburn plant that will create 50 jobs.

Moore trucking 1 Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore warns against accelerated EV transition push — 'I think that sometimes the bureaucrats in D.C. push too far too fast'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) visited Four Star Freightliner in Dothan on Thursday to observe day-to-day operations and discuss policies affecting the trucking and freight industries.

EV Alabama News
Wiregrass Electric Coop executive warns electric vehicles could pose risk to grid — 'EVs could be a threat if they're on our peak'

With more people in Alabama purchasing electric vehicles and the Biden administration pledging to dramatically increase EV sales by 2030, there is concern that the higher demand for electricity could drive up consumer costs and overwhelm the grid, but there are solutions.

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Tuberville warns against government’s push for electronic vehicles — ‘If we don’t stop it, we’re going to be in huge trouble’

Earlier this month, the Biden administration unveiled a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would require two out of every three cars sold in the United States to be electric by 2032.

Ivey Alabama News
State continues full-court press for electric vehicles: ADECA's Boswell touts $2.4 million in public funds for charging stations

Some of the state's most influential powerbrokers really want you to consider transitioning to an electric vehicle (EV).

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Department of Energy grants $117M to company planning EV battery factory in North Alabama

The U.S. Department of Energy is sending $117 million to a planned electric vehicle battery plant in Colbert County.

Electric Vehicles, charging Alabama News
Emma Gibney: The free market should drive electric vehicle sales, not the government

These “incentives,” in the form of government subsidies, have been utilized to create a market for electric vehicles. In reality, the market’s demand for electric vehicles doesn’t match the current interest with government regulation and subsidies.

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State Rep. Garrett: 'Unsure' of what to do about loss of gas tax revenue if electric vehicles are adopted

State Rep. Danny Garrett said Thursday that he is “unsure” of what the state should do in response to the loss of gas tax revenue that would likely come with a transition to electric vehicles (EV). 

Can Alabama's power grid handle more electric vehicles?

Gas prices continue to skyrocket, causing many to consider electric vehicles (EVs) as a viable alternative of transportation and leaving others to wonder if the state's power grid can handle the additional load.

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State announces campaign to encourage Alabamians to switch to electric cars

By Brandon Moseley Alabama’s Drive Electric Alabama campaign was launched Monday at UAB. Gov. Kay Ivey (R) joined the Alabama Department...