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What’s next for electric vehicles in Alabama?

By Associated Engineering Press

… Ivey, in July, announced the Alabama Mobility and Power (AMP) Institute that is a collaborative effort of the University of Alabama, Alabama Power, and Mercedes-Benz. The project is to create a research and development center aimed to speed along the growth in EV activity…  Bharat Balasubramanian, executive director of the Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies at the University of Alabama, said that for EVs to reach a 50% target for new car sales by 2030 – a goal for Biden – the pricing of the vehicles will have to be more competitive.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features: