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May 15, 2014, 14:05 ET

Electric Drive Transportation Association and Andretti Formula E Team Up to Promote Mainstream Adoption of Electric Vehicles

Andretti Formula E is further dedicating its commitment to sustainability in motorsports and the automotive realm through a strategic alliance with...

May 07, 2014, 15:35 ET

Formula E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag to Speak at EDTA2014

 The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) announced today the latest lineup of speakers for the 2014 EDTA Conference and Annual...

May 02, 2014, 17:45 ET

EDTA2014 Ride, Drive & Charge will offer free test drives of electric vehicles in downtown Indianapolis, May 19-21

 The 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference and Annual Meeting  (www.edta2014.com) will feature a "Ride, Drive &...

Apr 08, 2014, 18:16 ET

EDTA2014 in Indy: Building on Automotive Excellence with Electric Drive Innovation

The 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference and Annual Meeting  (www.edta2014.com) is the most important electric drive...

Jan 07, 2014, 15:27 ET

Yearly Plug-In Vehicles Sales Jump 83 Percent over 2012

The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) today released the 2013 year-end sales data for the electric drive industry, including numbers...

Nov 20, 2013, 12:42 ET

City of Indianapolis to be recognized as "E-Visionary"

The City of Indianapolis will be honored today as an "E-Visionary" in recognition of Mayor Gregory Ballard's work to expand electric mobility and...

Aug 26, 2013, 13:19 ET

EDTA, GoElectricDrive Foundation Form Partnership with Green Sports Alliance

 The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and the GoElectricDrive Foundation today announced a new partnership with the...

Jul 24, 2013, 17:43 ET

Electric Drive Transportation Association Board of Directors Expansion Reflects Industry Advancement, Membership Diversity

 After its Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C., the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) today announced its new leaders...

Jul 11, 2013, 17:12 ET

Electric Drive Transportation Association Responds to FY14 Energy & Water Development Funding Bill

Brian Wynne, President of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), issued the following statement in response to today's passage of...

Jun 10, 2013, 21:38 ET

U.S. Energy Official, Indianapolis Mayor to Discuss Electric Vehicle Preparedness

  What:  U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson, and Mayor of the City...

Jun 10, 2013, 06:00 ET

At-Risk High School Group to Demonstrate Converted Electric 1967 Karmann Ghia at Wardman Park Marriott

What:  MINDDRIVE is a group of at-risk high school students and mentors from Kansas City's urban core that converted a 1967 Karmann Ghia into...

Jun 05, 2013, 18:39 ET

Record Sales in May for Hybrid and Plug-In Cars in U.S.

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) today released the May 2013...

Jun 04, 2013, 12:19 ET

MINDDRIVE, Electrified Karmann Ghia to Visit EDTA Conference

The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and Hertz will welcome MINDDRIVE, a non-profit educational program that aims to teach STEM...

May 23, 2013, 15:45 ET

Leaders, Experts from Electric Drive Supply Chain to Gather at EDTA Conference

 It's certainly an exciting time for the electric drive industry with record breaking sales, new models hitting the streets, expanding charging...

Mar 26, 2013, 14:53 ET

Early Bird Registration Open for 2013 EDTA Conference and Annual Meeting

 Attend the premier electric drive event of the year and register now for discounted admission. The Electric Drive Transportation Association...

Feb 13, 2013, 12:30 ET

EDTA Responds to President Obama's State of the Union Address

 Brian Wynne, President of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), today issued the following statement in response to President...

Jan 31, 2013, 15:01 ET

EDTA Takes U.S. Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge

 EDTA President Brian Wynne today appeared with Energy Secretary Stephen Chu at the Washington Auto Show, announcing that EDTA has joined other...

Jan 25, 2013, 11:42 ET

EDTA President Brian Wynne to Participate During Public Policy Days at Washington Auto Show

The following is being released by the Electric Drive Transportation Association: WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 2013 – 2:00 PM (immediately...

Nov 07, 2012, 10:14 ET

Electric Drive Transportation Association Responds to President Obama Winning Second Term

 Brian Wynne, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), issued the following statement in response to U.S. President...

Oct 16, 2012, 16:52 ET

Electric Drive Transportation Association Responds to Johnson Controls Purchasing A123 Assets

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Wynne, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), issued...