electric vehicles


The Future of Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid 1

According to a recent tweet from NRG’s eVgo (@nrgevgo), their analyst data states that over $48 billion has been invested in electric vehicles worldwide. Though the tweet did not elaborate over what timeframe this investment has been made, one can assume it is likely since 2010 when the EV market began its latest resurgence and […]


What Can EV Chargers Gain From ATMs? 1

I recently encountered a tweet picturing an NRG eVgo charger due for replacement with a sign posted saying as much. Unfortunately, eVgo had messed up the charging rate nomenclature on the warning sign (perhaps a sign of the still maturing market). The snafu prompted a reply from an EV savvy tweeter correcting their mistake.  What […]


Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Where’s the Holy Grail? 6

Thanks to a retweet by the Electric Drive Transportation Association (@ElectricDrive), I happened to view a YouTube video just released by Hyundai promoting what they say is the first volume production fuel cell vehicle; their Tucson Fuel Cell (aka HydrogenEV). Indeed, though over 20 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) prototype and demonstration cars have […]


Is Electric Vehicle Battery Improvement the Only Pursuit? 1

Thanks to Tesla’s meteoric rise in public consciousness, many of us have become enamored with the surging electric vehicle industry. But where is this endeavor really taking us? With much of the industry’s energy being spent on tackling the primary criticism, electric vehicle battery limitations, it’s worth exploring some possible ramifications surrounding this effort. There have […]