Originally from New Jersey, Eric is an automotive and technology reporter specializing in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley. Eric has over fifteen years of automotive experience and a B.A. in computer science. These skills, combined with technical writing and news reporting, allows him to fully understand and identify new and innovative technologies in the automotive industry and beyond. He has worked on self-driving cars and as a technical writer, helping people to understand and work with technology. Outside of work, Eric likes to travel to new places, play guitar, and explore the outdoors.
Dec 17, 2018 1:08 PM WST
On Saturday Dec. 15, NIO showed off the ES6, the company’s latest, long-range electric SUV at a special event called “NIO Day 2018”. The company says the new ES6 is the world's first EV combining permanent magnet and induction motors.
Dec 14, 2018 2:21 PM WST
Hyundai Motors has announced the price of its new Kona, the company’s first fully-electric SUV. The under $30,000 price tag an important price target for electric vehicle buyers and makes the Kona EV one of the most affordable electric vehicles in the U.S.
Dec 13, 2018 11:55 AM WST
German automakers BMW and Porsche, along with a consortium of industry partners, have developed a new EV charging prototype that can deliver 450 kW of juice, more than triple the capacity of Tesla’s Supercharger network.
Dec 12, 2018 3:58 PM WST
German automaker Daimler announced earlier this year it was working with semiconductor company Xilinx to develop an AI-powered in-vehicle system for future Mercedes Benz models, including the new Mercedes Benz A-Class. This week at the Xilinx Developer Forum keynote in Frankfurt, the two companies unveiled for the first time details of the new in-vehicle system.
Dec 10, 2018 5:27 PM WST
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as the company deals with the political fallout triggered by its recently announced plan to shutter several U.S. assembly plants and cut thousands of jobs. The EV tax credit is designed to promote the adoption of electric vehicles.
Dec 07, 2018 3:27 PM WST
San Francisco Premium Outlets became California's first location for electric vehicle (EV) chargers featuring ultra-fast recharging speeds up to 350 kilowatts (kW). The 350 kW chargers are capable of recharging an electric vehicle quickly, providing another 200 miles of range in just 10 minutes.
Dec 06, 2018 12:11 PM WST
The second biggest U.S. ride-hailing startup Lyft Inc. has filed confidential paperwork for an IPO, indicating its plans to go public in 2019. Lyft would be the first company to allow investors to buy into the rapidly growing ride-hailing industry.
Dec 05, 2018 11:56 AM WST
Waymo made some history today by launching the first ever commercial driverless shuttle service in Arizona.The service is called Waymo One and riders can use the company’s smartphone app to summon a ride in one of Waymo’s driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Dec 04, 2018 5:08 PM WST
Volkswagen is reinforcing its commitment to a future of just electric vehicles. The German automaker announced that its next generation gas powered and diesel engine vehicles will be its last, as the company transitions to building only electric models.
Dec 03, 2018 5:18 PM WST
The German automaker has a new app called “Porsche Road Trip” that lets drivers discover the best roads for spirited driving, making the road itself a destination, a perfect place to put a Porsche vehicle through its paces.