EV RESOURCE LINKS
OTHER WEB SITES
National organizers and advocates . . .
The Electric Auto Association (EAA) is the parent organization to TEVA and hundreds of other chapters across the United States.
Plug In America is a separate California-based non-profit organization that advocates for energy independence and clean air.
The EAA, Plug In America and the Sierra Club provide national coordination and guidance. But volunteers in each individual hosting city design activities to fit their specific locales.
Of local and regional interest . . .
In addition to this web site, The Tucson Electric Vehicle Association (TEVA) maintains a Facebook page and, although not officially TEVA - affiliated, the EV Tucson GoogleGroup finds many EV owners throughout the southern Arizona region in communication with each other.
Recent EV-related Legislation
SB1108 : Available for download. Changes to EV registration and gasoline taxes
HB2437 : Available for download. House version of omnibus bill
Local News Items:
Off campus charging for UA students KGUN 9 report.
Where do we Plug In? . . .
Anyone with an EV on the move will want to get to know PlugShare.
Also see: chargehotels.com for hotel charging and Adopt a Charger.
How to: How to Find EV Charging Stations in Google Maps
Here is a site with driving guides to the Southwest for the EV driver: Electric Road Trips
Getaroom in Tucson with charging.
Chargehub: EV charging in Tucson and around the world!
EV news and information . . .
Some introductions to EVs and answers to some beginners questions:
Guide to Understanding electric vehicles and their safety ratings
www.exchangeandmart.co.uk/electric-cars-guide for overviews of the current technology.
Also see: Maddie Goes Electric: Choosing Your Electric Car.
"4 things to know before you buy an electric vehicle"
Although not strictly limited to electric vehicle propulsion, Mike Millikin's Green Car Congress is one of the largest and most authoritative news sources for alternative fuel vehicle technology. Topics pertaining to Electric Vehicles and Batteries & Energy Storage are sorted accordingly.
Charles Morris is the editor of Charged EV, which is another excellent source for EV news.
Also a cut above mainstream media sources when it comes to reliable EV information are specialty sites like Jay Cole's Inside EVs, Brad Berman's Plug In Cars, Steve Hanley's Gas2, Fred Lambert's Electrek and John Voelcker's Green Car Reports. See also Evobsession, a collection of news and opinion on current EV development.
Pedro Lima's Push EVs comes by way of Portugal and provides a Euro-centric perspective on electric cars that's often overlooked in U.S. based reporting and Zachary Shahan's Cleantechnica features regular electric car articles mixed in with the latest news on solar, wind and other renewable energy topics.
And electric-cars-are-for-girls.com/ is certainly for everyone!
EEPower is a site of electric power technology news that includes application to EVs.
Two Wheeling and Alternate . . .
Pedigo Electric Bikes - Local sales of a variety of electric cycles
Murf Electric Bikes - Nice selection of electric bikes In CA
EVs For Sale . . .
As more EVs come to the market more on-line sales sites enter to supply demand. Here are some of the more prominent sites where a buyer can search for EVs by defining desired models and locales. If you're interested in buying or selling an EV, the following links (some directing to the EV sub-listings) are good place to start:
Autoblog : Adjustable searches, links to Carfax.
Autolist : Wide selection of nationwide listings.
Cargurus : Selectable search filter, nationwide listing.
Carmax Tucson : Good search filter, informative articles.
Craigslist : Wide range of vehicles
eBay Motors : Search filter, nationwide listing.
Edmunds : Shows available cars within 100 miles.
EVfinder : Many unusual EVs and project cars; parts.
Kelly Blue Book "The Trusted Resource" Used electrics sortable by make.
MyEV EV shopping site! New and used of all kinds.
EV Conversion Information;
Electric vehicle conversion – Wikipedia
Doing a Conversion - Electric Car Conversion | HowStuffWorks
Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association – The future of transportation is electric.
Darren's 2001 Volkswagen Jetta
Used Cars that Make Great Electric Car Conversions | CARFAX
EV Technology and General Suppliers:
Fisker battery repair: www.RoushRestorations.com
This is just a partial and constantly changing list and one can do browser searches and find many more private postings and other sales sites.