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Bloomberg tells us that in New York City there are now more electric vehicle charging points than gas stations.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS-Gas stations have been harder and harder to find in major cities. Rent costs are just too high. You can put a charging station just about anywhere there’s power to be had. Gas stations on the other hand need much more space.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS-As a CarPlay user, but someone who has an Android tablet behind it, the idea of Android Auto is non starter, but Android Automotive—well that’s a nice idea. Very nice.
The Next Big Battle Between Google and Apple Is for the Soul of Your Car
A few years from now, in addition to deciding your next vehicle's make and model, you may have another tough choice: the Google model or the Apple one? Other options may include "car maker generic" and even, I'm spitballing the name here: Amazon Prime Edition.
Why this Microsoft vet quit and launched an EV charging startup
In 2014, Brian Grunkemeyer was a Microsoft principal software engineer with a passion for fighting climate change. That year he bought a Tesla Model S and drove it from his home in Redmond, Wash. to San Jose, Calif. "On a road trip like that, you have a lot of time to think deeply about EV charging," Grunkemeyer said.
There are more electric vehicles on the road than ever. See where charging gaps are on US highways. | CNN
Long stretches of highways and many communities across the US are lacking the charging infrastructure necessary for electric cars to thrive - and data analyzed by CNN shows that metro areas are further ahead than states with smaller populations in the central and western US, like Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas.
State accelerating rollout of faster electric vehicle chargers
A fter years of slow, steady growth, higher-level electric vehicle chargers are set for a faster-paced rollout across Long Island as the state and PSEG/LIPA respond to an upsurge in EV sales. Last month, the New York Power Authority, which has been criticized for a too-slow charger rollout, announced its 100th superfast charger station in the state, with a new four-charger location in downtown Riverhead.
Auto companies are racing to meet an electric future, and transforming the workforce
The work weeks are long and exhausting for 28-year-old assembly line worker Jaylin Jones. For eleven hours a day, sometimes six days a week, Jones and a couple hundred other workers race to assemble Ford's slick new pick-up truck known as the Lightning.
Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda talks about why he isn't all-in on EVs - and what made him do a 'happy dance'
Akio Toyoda said last week he would like his legacy to be "I love cars." But how he will be remembered for all-electric vehicles is still being determined.
Morale 'sucks' at EV startups like Lucid and Rivian. That could be a death blow for the Tesla wannabes.
Happy Monday, readers. Writing to you from a drizzly New York, I'm your host, Jordan Parker Erb. Today, I want to highlight an enlightening piece from my colleague, Alexa St. John. Over the course of several months, she spoke with dozens of workers at electric-vehicle startups like Lucid and Rivian, and found that amid a storm of issues, employees are losing faith in the mission.