Sen. Schumer proposes US completely switch to ZEV’s by 2040

Today NY Senator Schumer proposed a bold plan to switch completely to clean vehicles, zero emission vehicles, like electric cars. As Schumer notes, “Scientists tell us that to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change, the world needs to be carbon neutral — to have net-zero carbon dioxide emissions…

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Maserati, Bently, announce electrified vehicles

In another sign of the shift to electric vehicles, both Maserati and Bently have announced new models with either hybrid or plug-in hybrid drive trains. While that’s a bit of a yawn since both types of vehicles still depend on fossil fuels, it is two more auto manufacturers changing their…

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Cluj-Napoca Romania starting shift to electric taxi’s

Cluj-Napoca, the second largest city in Romania, just announced a plan to require all new Taxi Licenses to be for electric taxi’s. The plan does not affect the current taxi licenses in Cluj, but new Taxi licenses that are planned to be granted during 2020. Currently there are 2469 taxi…

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No, Tesla is not phasing out the J1772 adapter

Recently on Facebook a claim has gone around that Tesla is phasing out the J1772 adapter. This adapter is required for a Tesla car to charge at a regular charging station, since Tesla cars have a Tesla-specific charging port. There is a lot of history behind why Tesla has a…

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