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My name is Noel Adams and I run the evfinder.com web site among other things. I also write the occasional article for Electrifying Times and EV World. I am British but have lived in the Southern California area for over a quarter of a century. Before moving to the US I also spent four years working for an automobile manufacturer in the middle east.
I developed an interest in Electric Vehicles back around 1990 and my interest became an obsession when I tried unsuccessfully to lease a GM EV1. I realized that it was really difficult for people to even find information about electric vehicles, and finding an actual car was all but impossible. I decided to do something about it and started EVFinder.com. Now the evfinder web site gets about 60,000 hits per month and I have helped hundreds of people to find an electric car. Still, as Rodney Dangerfield says, "I get no respect". It gets frustrating at times to get totally ignored by a company like Tesla Motors. At times I feel like giving up then I get a dealer who tells me that their business depends on referrals from my site and it all seems worth while again.
The following page will contain my own thoughts on a variety of topics related to electric vehicles and will also allow me to stray off topic a bit and look at other issues such as hybrid vehicles, and issues surrounding air pollution and oil addiction, which are the reasons I got interested in Electric Vehicles in the first place.
Sunday April 5, 2020 Why Electric? I have been staying home because of the "shelter in place" orders issued by both the Mayor of Los Angeles and the Governor of California, but sometimes you just have to venture outside. It was one of those days and my wife and I did a food run to deliver some food to my step daughter and her family...Continued
Sunday March 22, 2020 WA to Join ZEV Mandate There is the old clichι that every cloud has a silver lining. I am getting a sense that this may be true as I sit writing this blog at the counter in the kitchen watching puffy clouds and bright blue sky through the window..Continued
Sunday March 8, 2020 When is the Tipping Point for EVs? - I just read an article published on Oilprice.com explaining why 2030 would not be the tipping point for electric vehicle sales. I began to think about this and thought I would set down my thoughts...Continued
Sunday February 16, 2020 One Trillion Trees In late January world leaders gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum. The biggest surprise of the meeting was that President Trump acknowledged that the world was warming and pledged the US will join an effort to plant one trillion trees...Continued
Sunday January 26, 2020 Attribution Science - With the wildfires in Australia still burning deniers are already starting to scoff at the idea that some how these wildfires were the result of global warming. In a way they are correct, the wildfires were not started by global warming...Continued
Energy and EV secrets - Russell Sydney
Build your own Electric Vehicle - Bob Brant
Convert it - Michael Brown
The lost Cord - Barbara Bradford
Solo my life with an electric car - Noel Perrin
Plug-in Hybrids the Cars That Will Recharge America - Sherry Boschert.