POLITICO: "Musk Strikes Again: Tesla's Win on EV Charging Could Split the Industry"
An article about the evolving battleground of EV charging technology shares insights made during a recent RFF workshop on zero-emissions vehicle mandates.
For Ford and GM, the decision to back Tesla’s technology puts them on board with the chargers that the industry generally sees as technologically superior in charging speed, ergonomics and reliability.
Ford sees benefits in the NACS technology in terms of “consistent access to charging” as well as the performance of the plug itself, Chris Smith, Ford’s chief government affairs officer, said during a webinar organized by Resources for the Future on Monday.
“Availability of charging is going to be incredibly important for our business model,” Smith said, adding that the shift marks an “important step forward in order to make sure that we’ve got unified standards.”
Workshops — Jun 12, 2023
Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Mandates Workshop: Research for Effective, Efficient, and Equitable Policy Implementation
An RFF workshop exploring zero-mission vehicle (ZEV) mandates and how they will change the transportation landscape in the United States.
In Focus — Nov 21, 2023
In Focus: Sustainable Aviation
This video shares insights about technologies and alternative fuels that can help reduce emissions from aviation, with RFF Fellow Nafisa Lohawala.
Policy Leadership Series — Nov 29, 2023
Electrifying Transportation: A Policy Leadership Series Event with Cathy Zoi
A conversation with former EVgo CEO and Director Cathy Zoi on the ways to electrify the transportation sector.