Staff

Founder:

  • Jay Cole – Besides founding InsideEVs, Jay currently serves as Editor-in-Chief, and brings with him almost a decade of insider reporting on EVs, as well as close industry contacts.  Jay is a noted writer and is recognized for his remarkable talent for extracting the truth behind automotive news and delivering it with an incredible flair of humor.

Editor – Content Director:

  • Eric Loveday – A Detroit native, and University of Michigan grad with a degree in journalism, Eric brings a strong enthusiasm for electric cars and a lifelong passion for automobiles.  Previously, Eric wrote at Autoblog, AutoblogGreen, PluginCars and All Cars Electric.

North American Plug-In Vehicle Writers/Specialists:

  • Steven Loveday: Steve is Detroit-based and grew up surrounded by autos. His first passion is music. He has a Master’s Degree in music and has been involved in performing and teaching throughout his life. He is a professor at the Art Institute of Michigan, in Novi. Steve has always loved writing as a creative outlet and has been writing and editing for enjoyment for several years. He also writes for U.S. News Best Cars.
  • Tom Moloughney: Tom is a longtime EV advocate and has been driving electric since 2009. A former director at Plug in America, Tom currently works with dealerships to increase their plug in vehicle sales. Tom also owns commercial property in Montclair, NJ, and manages public charging stations that he installed there.

Formula E Driver/Racing Specialist:

  • Nelson Piquet Jr. is a Formula E champion (2015), and who previously drove for Next EV/NIO in the all-electric racing series and new finds himself with Jaguar for the 2017/2018 season.  Piquet is also know for is career in both Formula 1 and endurance racing.  Piquet contributes columns to InsideEVs which focus on not only racing, but today’s electric vehicles – and how the technology is moving from the track to the streets.

European Correspondent:

  • Mark Kane – Based out of Europe, Mark brings InsideEVs the beat on what is happening internationally.  Like much of the staff, Mark has been reporting on electric cars long before any were commercially available.  Mark’s passion for racing and motorcycles brings unique coverage to InsideEVs.

E-Bike/Special Assignments:

  • Domenick Yoney:  Having covered electric vehicles & electric bikes for over a decade, Domenick is a popular and familiar face in the EV scene today

Writers/Occasional Freelance Contributors:

  • Alex Wai – based in Hong Kong, covering local and Asia region EV news. One of the founding members of ChargedHK, a group promoting EVs in the city. Strong interest in EV and related technology.
  • Ted Dillard – Ted is an evangelist for all things electric. He writes The Electric Chronicles (devoted to two-wheeled electric vehicles), and is the author of ...from Fossils to Flux , a basic guide to building an electric motorcycle. When he’s not in his garden or in his shop working on his next electric project, he can be found at www.evmc2.com.
  • Mark Hovis: Retired engineer, who worked in the metrology field for 20 years. First with Brown & Sharpe Mfg. (which is now Hexagon Metrology), later to form his own engineering firm MEAS Inc..  Mark is a PV-EV enthusiast who enjoys breaking down the basics of EVs as well as accepting the challenge of responding to the technical myths about EVs.
  • Peder Norby: Living and Driving on Sunshine. Peder and his wife have driven over 100,000 EV miles powered by sunshine. Peder serves as Chairman of the San Diego County Planning Commission.  Peder currently owns 3 EVs from BMW, including an i8
  • Michael Beinenson is based in Atlanta and runs a small business helping individuals and corporate clients take advantage of all available tax credits. He is also the president of EV Club of the South and has been a local Drive Electric Week captain for the past 3 years. Michael has been very involved in the metro Atlanta EV community for the past several years and is promoting electric mobility and sustainability in Georgia.
  • George Betak: George Betak is an engineer and a technology enthusiast. George grew up in Southern Germany, and began following electric cars when he was in college. His professional career started at BMW FIZ in Munich, and most recently he has worked with Motorola and Yahoo. George co-founded the San Francisco BayLEAFs, which focuses on education and public outreach.
  • Tony Williams:  Airline pilot and electric vehicle aficionado,  early EV adopter and supplier of ‘add-on’ accessories for EVs.  Integral part of low capacity LEAF testing in 2012.
  • George BowerGeorge Bower is a retired mechanical engineer,  a Tesla Model S owner and a GM Volt was his first EV. He lives in Arizona. His articles are a bit on the technical side for some readers but considering he’s an engineer that is to be expected.
  • Mike Anthony: – Despite being a semi-truck driver, Mike has a strong ambition for plug-in vehicles and renewable/sustainable energy. Mike’s the proud owner of a Tesla Model S P85. There’s something about going electric that’s truly incredible.
  • ElectricCarsTV – was an internet property dedicated to bringing plug-in news to the public only through video, it has since joined the InsideEVs’ family
  • Eric Cote – As well as contributor and part-time editor for InsideEVs, Eric is an Electrical and Computer Engineer with over 10 years of experience in Defense-related research and development.
  • Josh Bryant – in addition to advocating for electric vehicles via the written word, Josh also headed up EV Badges (a symbol to unite the EV community), with a portion of the proceeds going to support Plug-In America
  • David Murray:  I.T. Administrator by day, YouTube content creator by night.  Long time EV enthusiast, having built his own EV years ago, converted several hybrids to plug-ins, and now has a Leaf and Volt in the family with plans on a Tesla at some point in the future.