Editor Blogs

January 2022
Ford's E-Transit Joins the Heavy Duty Electric Ecosystem
I’ve driven Ford’s “E” series before – the van version of their popular “F” series pickups – and enjoyed the smooth ride and elevated viewpoint (literally), so this is pretty exciting. Actually, the whole notion of electric heavy-duty vehicles fascinates me – the idea of some of the bigge
Why Hasn't Wave Energy Taken off Like its Renewable Peers?

Eco Wave Power's Founder and CEO Inna Braverman and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, New Jersey, at the Nasdaq Opening Bell

Eco Wave Power recently held its official bell ringing ceremony on the Nasdaq Stock Market to celebrate becoming a public company, rekindling the discussion on wave power. With the world rapidly embracing alternative forms of energy like solar and wind, it’s certainly worth revisiting something with as much ra
 800V SiC Technology Drives EV Adoption with Faster Charging
One of the main sticking points in persuading people to migrate to EVs is the time that they take to charge. Owners of ICE vehicles can fill up with petrol or diesel and be back on the road in a matter of minutes, but EV owners generally have to allow a lot more time at the recharge station. When EVs were firs
Volvo Launches Updated Electric Heavy-Duty Truck with 275 Mile Range
Volvo Group
Volvo has launched a new heavy-duty truck that ups the electric ante, with higher range and energy storage capacity than their previous model. We’ve covered the Swedish automaker’s electrified ambitions in the past – their investment in a mobile EV charging company, their all-electric fire truck, and their
A Sea Change for Ocean Power
The oceans are becoming more important to our energy supply. They provide a lot of benefits for generating energy, while offering a similar amount of challenges. However, if we could take advantage of the renewable power in the 70% of the earth that the oceans cover, it could easily take care of all of our energy n
John Deere Unveils Fully-Autonomous Tractor at CES
This time of year always conjures memories of my near-decade-long stint at CES. Priceless memories, but in all my pilgrimages to Sin City, I never saw anything like this…. At CES 2022, John Deere unveiled a fully-autonomous tractor ready for large-scale production, and while America’s most famous purveyor
Reversed Capacitor Causes Motherboard Fires
Asus has recalled many of the company’s ROG Maximus Z690 Hero motherboards after reports that the boards could catch fire due to a capacitor that was aligned wrongly. The recalled boards were manufactured in 2021 with the part number 90MB18E0-MVAAY0 and serial number starting with MA, MB, or MC according to
UK EV Company Begins Trials on new Electric Bus
As municipalities, worldwide, move towards electrified public transit systems, a number of companies are climbing aboard the EV bandwagon. The latest – UK-based startup Arrival. The London EV company claims to be “reinventing both the design and production of electric vehicles for end to end susta