Colin McKerracher

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Electric Vehicle Growth Outpaces Installation of Battery Chargers

EVs Electric vehicle charging stations stand at a parking lot in Hong Kong, China. (Justin Chin/Bloomberg News)

As electric vehicle sales take off, the number of them on the road is growing faster than the number of public charging points to support them.

Colin McKerracher | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

US Zigs While Rest of the World Zags on EV Subsidies

EV Charging A Toyota Motor Corp. employee displays a battery charger for the Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg News)

Subsidies for electric vehicles are heading in very different directions in different parts of the world.

Colin McKerracher | Bloomberg News
March 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Waymo, Cruise Set Pace in Electrifying Autonomous Vehicles

Waymo A Waymo Jaguar I-Pace, a battery-electric vehicle. (Waymo)

Autonomous vehicles are mostly electric so far. That’s one of the main conclusions of BloombergNEF’s just-published annual report analyzing the state of AV testing programs in the U.S. and China.

Colin McKerracher | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Elon Musk Looks Isolated as Automakers Embrace Lidar

Musk Elon Musk at a past event. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk is skeptical of putting lidar sensors on vehicles, but a growing number of his competitors are quietly adding the technology to their lineup.

Colin McKerracher | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2022