As students across the United States head back to school, it’s an exciting time for both educators and learners. One aspect that has gained immense popularity and traction in recent years is Project Based Learning (PBL) through innovative programs like The Switch Lab™. The Switch Lab™ has found its way into over 250 schools in North America, empowering students to explore the world of electric vehicles and renewable energy in an engaging and educational
THE SWITCH BLOG
What The Japanese Economic Miracle Can Teach Us About EV’s Future The Japanese Economic Miracle refers to the rapid post-World War II recovery and subsequent economic growth experienced by Japan. The country emerged from the devastation of war to become one of the world’s leading economic powers. Examining the factors contributing to Japan’s economic success can provide valuable insights into the potential role of electric vehicles (EVs) in driving future economic recovery and transformation.
Electric Vehicles: A Revolution on American Roads Electric vehicles (EVs) have come a long way since the first commercially available EV hit the market in the late 1990s. Today, EVs are becoming more common due to their environmentally-friendly nature, low operating costs, and improved technology, allowing longer driving distances. EVs are already driving huge distances across America, with more and more drivers taking them on long-distance road trips. Suppose you are an automotive trainer or
7 Reasons You Should Already Be in an Electric Vehicle Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as people around the world find ways to reduce their carbon footprint and become more environmentally conscious. In addition to helping the planet, there are several other reasons why you should consider driving an electric vehicle. Here are seven reasons why you should already be in an electric vehicle: #1 Funding Opportunities One big reason you should
Journey to The Road, Part 2: LITHIUM In our previous blog, we talked about the journey of oil, how it’s pulled from the earth, and how it ends up running automobiles all over the world. In this blog, we will look at the production of lithium and its journey to the end users on the road. What is lithium, and why is it important to batteries? Lithium is a chemical element with the
Journey to The Road, Part 1: OIL How is oil – also known as black gold – harvested from the earth? What journey does petroleum take to be refined enough to lubricate a car’s engine? A lot of work goes into extracting oil, and we thought it would be educational to share with you how petroleum goes all the way from an oil field to being poured into an Internal Combustion Engine vehicle. Allow Switch