David Herron is a writer and software engineer living in Silicon Valley. He primarily writes about electric vehicles, clean energy systems, climate change, peak oil and related issues. When not writing he indulges in software projects and is sometimes employed as a software engineer. David has written for sites like PlugInCars and TorqueNews, and worked for companies like Sun Microsystems and Yahoo.

Green New Deal outline proposed in US Congress

With the 2018 elections the USA elected a sweeping change in Congress, lots of new Representatives elected in the Democratic Party many touting a proudly Progressive line. Perhaps the boldest one is also the youngest, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new Representative from Bronx/Queens. One of Ocasio-Cortez’s key proposals is the Green New Deal,…

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Nissan delays 60 kiloWatt-hour Leaf, but moves forward with EV energy ecosystem plans

Today Nissan unveiled a trio of electric vehicle ecosystem announcements, but separately said it was delaying launch of the 60 kiloWatt-hour Nissan Leaf.  This follows the turmoil over revelation that Renault/Nissan/Mitsubishi Alliance leader Carlos Ghosn was being fired from Nissan following revelations of fraudulent financial filings.  The announcements today have…

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