Going electric to help the disabled

When people talk about electric cars, they usually mention Green jobs and American ingenuity. Here’s a company that we think embodies them both. Based out of Texas, Community Cars is building the future of electric transportation for the disabled. Till now most disabled people relied on retrofitting cars, using caretakers or public transportation to get by. With Kenguru, people [...]

Great time with the SI Yanks

While we can’t guarantee this is 100% accurate, we think that yesterday we pulled off a first- driving an electric car onto a baseball field. Teaming up with the Staten Island Yankees and our friends at Tri State Ford Dealers, we had the privilege of driving the first pitch home in the all new Focus Electric. We thank the SI [...]

Look up NYC! Tag our ads for Mission Electric swag

If you’re walking the streets of New York, take your eyes off of your smartphone for just a second and look for us. To launch the Mission Electric initiative, over 50 of these ads (below) have been placed around New York. While we have found a number of them, we would like to ask you [...]

How Electric Vehicles Fit

If you like electric vehicles, you’ll love what else is happening in New York. Electric vehicles are one piece of PlaNYC, New York City’s comprehensive effort to improve living conditions for all New Yorkers. Electric vehicles are important because the City’s greenhouse gas inventory shows that they produce almost 75% less CO2 emissions than an [...]

Turn your electric car into a generator

Recent storms have left  millions of American homes without electricity for days. For electric car owners this lack of electricity was even worse as they lost both home power and their source of transportation. But new technology coming out of Nissan in Japan  is now offering electric car owners two way chargers that can stream the [...]

Mission accomplished- Tour de Queens

100 degree weather, 1,500 riders, 16 miles and 2 electric cars. Put all of these together and you get the 5th. annual Tour de Queens. While our vehicles have 4 wheels instead of 2, the Mission Electric Leaf and Smart EV had an important job serving as support vehicles for distressed riders. Luckily only a [...]

Tour de Queens here we come

This coming Sunday we’ll be riding with the more than 500 cyclists in the  5th. annual Tour de Queens. To ensure compliance with the event’s strict zero emissions policy, we will provide roadside assistance to distressed riders with 100% electric Nissan Leafs. We believe that the future of sustainable cities lies in cultivating a green transportation network [...]

New charging stations on their way to NYC

The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced today that it will invest $200,000 to install 15 new charging locations in New York City. The grant, awarded to CarCharging, an electric vehicle charging company, will enable the deployment of stations in high traffic areas around Manhattan and Brooklyn. Presently, more than 89 charging locations have [...]