The Better Product Wins

The annual CES/Consumer Electronics Show is always an interesting news source. One takeaway from this year’s show is the number of new products which are sustainable in design, but which don’t use sustainability as the primary driver of their sales pitches. For...

EV Sales Stagnating?

In recent weeks, various automakers have expressed concerns about declining demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in the US. However, recent sales data from California presents a different narrative.According to the quarterly report released by the California New Car...

Battery Electrics vs ICE

For some time now, there has been a specious claim making the rounds that EVs are actually worse for the planet than internal combustion engines. The basic gist of the argument is that you use more energy to make the EV’s motors and battery packs than you would for a...

Honda Gets An Assist From GM

Honda is venturing into the U.S. electric vehicle market with help from General Motors. The Japanese automaker recently presented its debut electric SUV, emphasizing a revitalized commitment to fully electric cars alongside its successful gas-electric hybrids....

EV Sales Milestones

According to Bloomberg News, Electric vehicle (EVs) sales in the United States are achieving remarkable milestones.During the first half of 2023, the market share of EVs surpassed 7%, which marks a pivotal moment for widespread adoption. Total EV sales also recently...

What lawn mowers tell us about EVs

I visited Home Depot recently and was struck by the significant change in the lawn mower aisle. Just a year or two ago all the lawn mowers on display were powered by gas, save for one or two electric models stuck off to the side. On this recent visit I counted 13 out...