Electric Vehicles

SCE President Nichols Embraces Governor Brown’s Executive Order on Zero-Emission Transportation

Ron Nichols

Southern California Edison President Ron Nichols on how the utility is approaching the opportunity of installing electric transportation infrastructure across California.

CPUC’s Peterman on California Commission’s Evolving Energy & Electric Vehicle Regulations


Appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission by Governor Jerry Brown in 2012 after serving on the California Energy Commission, Carla Peterman is an authority on energy policy in the state—which has long been a pioneering leader in developing sustainable energy practices and policy. She recently sat down with VerdeXchange News to talk about electric vehicle regulation and energy storage, among other topics. Peterman provides an optimistic perspective on both of these areas, taking into account market responses to CPUC regulations and initiatives that have already been adopted.

ZAP Electric Vehicles Approved by China to Buy 100 Percent of Jonway Automotive; Stock Soars on News

Steve Schneider

With its headquarters in California, ZAP Electric Vehicles made business history last month when it announced that it had gained approval from the Chinese government to acquire Jonway Automotive, becoming the first American company to have controlling interest in a Chinese automotive manufacturer. With this powerful foothold into the Chinese market, ZAP Electric Vehicles, whose stock price has soared since, is revolutionizing the automotive market by delivering a variety of affordable electric cars to the market.