In The News

Our experts are frequently spotlighted in national/local news outlets and widely read blogs. The headlines and summaries below link to the original news articles and features.

Study: Oil demand likely to grow despite pandemic

July 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected both consumer and commercial transportation, but global oil demand will probably continue to grow through 2030, according to a new study.

Tech Xplore

A Little More Remote Work Could Change Rush Hour a Lot

July 19, 2021

Peak commute time has long ruled our lives, our cities, our tax dollars. But it doesn’t have to.

NY Times

EV Charging Infrastructure Growth Isn’t About Replacing Gas Stations

July 19, 2021

There’s no question that more and better charging infrastructure will be needed to support the transition to e-mobility.

Inside EVs

Can Californians Charge Electric Cars During Summer Heat?

July 19, 2021

As Californians grapple with the increasing impacts of climate change, few things have come to be dreaded more than summer heat waves.


Driverless Car Accidents – Who’s at Fault?

July 19, 2021

Despite all the hype, fully self-driving cars are not yet commercially available to the public.

The National Law Review

Tesla Miles Traveled

July 19, 2021

The parking lot at our Berkeley grocery store, the one with kombucha on tap, is increasingly populated with electric vehicles (EVs).

Energy Institute at HAAS

California Leads the Way as States Address Need for EV Charging Stations

July 19, 2021

Building enough charging infrastructure to capture the anticipated economic and health benefits will be an enormous undertaking. But can California’s power grid handle the strain of so many EVs plugging in on a daily basis?


California isn’t building enough charging stations for electric cars

July 19, 2021

If California wants drivers to switch to electric cars en masse over the next decade, it must prepare by building charging stations at a much faster pace — or risk drivers not having enough places to plug in away from home.

SF Chronicle

The fastest way to get more people to buy electric vehicles

June 7, 2021

America’s EV charging station infrastructure is woefully lacking.


When Driving Is (Partially) Automated, People Drive More

June 1, 2021

A study finds that users of advanced driver-assistance systems drive 4,888 more miles per year than similar drivers without the feature.


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