Posts by Cody Osborne

2016 US EV Market Report: Six New Models, Four “Unplugged”

Industry Summary 2015 and 2016 were “pause and reload” years for the EV industry. During last year some second generation plug-ins have started to enter the market, while at the same time some original first generation offerings have stuck around (but experienced waning sales). The US market now stands at 26 plug-in models available as…

6 months ago by Cody Osborne 24

First DC Fast Charger Reaches The Big Island

Editor’s Note: Hawai’i Island resident Cody Osborne visited the new Chargebliss energy management “fast charger” at the Big Island EV Expo this last weekend. He interviewed the CEO of Chargebliss,  and briefly questioned  State Senator Mike Gabbard (among others) at the event.   DC Fast chargers are relatively common in quite…

3 years ago by Cody Osborne 23

Elon Musk Tops Highest Paid CEO List

If you recall, a month back we reported on Elon Musk feeling “financially comfortable.” It seems he was finally stable enough to quit renting, so he then purchased a home. A $17 million dollar home. Now we get an idea of just how comfortable he is, and you gotta believe…

4 years ago by Cody Osborne 20

Saleen to Reveal Electric Supercar in 2014

I’m already clearing out space in my garage in anticipation of a carbon fiber Saleen electric S7. Not that us mere mortals will be able to afford one. But just in case, I’m ready! Who wouldn’t want to own an American made masterpiece, that’s an all electric, race-ready supercar! Please…

4 years ago by Cody Osborne 5