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JOSEPH LADO

EV World commentator since 2005. Former board member of the Electric Automobile Association (EAA), a lifetime member of the National Electric Drag Racing Association and a member of Plug-In America.

Total Articles: 98


One Charger to Rule them All

The move to 200-mile EVs gives us an opportunity to rethink what we are doing. A single DC fast charging standard rather than 3 would go a long way to EV dominance in the marketplace.

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The 200-mile Paradigm

The new move to a 200-mile range base model EV changes the needs of our charging infrastructure. This change gives us an opportunity to rethink what we are doing.

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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 6)

I thought that I might do a little revisit of some of the adventures that we have talked about in the past, and talk about where they stand now.

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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 5)

There are limits to what you can do with a Nissan, Leaf. Ordering a charging station shouldn't be one of them.

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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 4)

Keep calm and enjoy the silence

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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 3)

Blogger Joe Lado encounters range anxiety.

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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 2)

The second installment of the series about a man living in the country with an EV and a harmonica. Actually, no harmonica.

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Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 1)

Now living in the country commentator Joe Lado asks, is an EV practical in a rural setting?

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Lower Oil Prices in an EV World

What do declining oil prices mean for alternative fueled vehicles, plug-in hybrids and EVs?

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THE FUTURE AUTOMOBILE (Part 9 Final) Conclusion of the Series

Back in 2004 I made predictions of the alternative fueled vehicle of the future. Read and tell me if you think my analysis was correct.

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THE FUTURE AUTOMOBILE (Part 8) Juxtaposition

GM's image becomes electric. CA says zero & means it. DOE's big three togetherness oops. Stan, Stan the battery man. Hybrid? What's that? Can you say bipolar disorder.

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THE FUTURE AUTOMOBILE (Part 7) Climate and the Power of Enthusiasm

We explore climate change, and then we look at what enthusiasts have done to push out the edges of the technological envelope from a 2004 perspective.

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THE FUTURE AUTOMOBILE (Part 6) Legends, Shocks, Research & Clean Air

Nikola Tesla made an EV? Introducing Mr. Fuel Cell. Breathe the cleaner air Act. OPEC sparks EVs. America's bell bottom Prius & Leaf.

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THE FUTURE AUTOMOBILE (Part 5) American Steam/Electrics/Hybrids

An American makes the first automobile in 1865. Electric vehicles come to the fore and hybrids make everything possible.

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THE FUTURE AUTOMOBILE (Part 4) Steam

From steam boats, to steam locomotives, to steam tractors and more, steam was adapted to every type, shape and form of vehicle imaginable.

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