David Sickels, Author at Shop Owner Magazine
Can Tires Really Impact EV Range?

The right tire could offer an EV as much as a 10% boost in range… but there’s more to this story.

Autev Introduces On-Demand Autonomous EV Charging Robots

Autev’s autonomous charging robot can provide on-demand charging wherever it is needed without fixed infrastructure.

Exploring The Options For End-Of-Life EV Components

We explore how the useful life of critical EV components can be extended while improving their performance.

Northeast Homes Least Prepared For Level 2 EV Chargers

Conversely, newer homes – those more ready to accommodate faster chargers – tend to be in the South.

CEA Warns Of Price EV Mandates May Carry

Report examines key constraints that must be addressed by policymakers before widespread EV adoption can occur.

Canoo Secures Oklahoma City Manufacturing Facility

The electric vehicle manufacturer will initially occupy close to 500,000 square feet, with the ability to expand.

How EVs Are Upending Car Rental Norms

EVs appeal to rental companies because they offer efficiencies and options to customers.

Used EV sales increase by 32% Y/Y in Q1 ’23

Say what you will about them, but used EV sales in Q1 2023 were twice the volume sold in Q1 2021.

Tomorrow’s EV Use Depends On Today’s Charging Standards

EV chargers in the U.S. have no comprehensive standards for installation, operation, or maintenance … for now.

Ford’s ‘BlueOval City’ To Birth Project T3 Electric Truck

BlueOval will be home to Ford’s second-gen electric truck and will be capable of producing 500,000 EV trucks a year.

U.S. EV manufacturing investment hits $120B in last 8 years

Manufacturers also created 143,000 new jobs in the electric vehicle sector in the last eight years.

How much U.S. EV infrastructure is enough?

As charging technology changes, so will our estimates of infrastructure needed to keep up with EV adoption.