Energy technology

David Ferris



David reports on and coordinates coverage of the intersection of transportation and the electric grid. He has written extensively on the trends and personalities that drive technologies like energy storage and solar power. He has also posted dispatches from India, Russia, Cuba and Puerto Rico, where he led coverage of the epic hurricane and blackout. Earlier he served as an editor and columnist at Sierra and has freelanced for many publications including Popular Science and The New York Times.

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Tesla joins other automakers in shutting down

Tesla Inc. yesterday relented to demands by local authorities to shut down car manufacturing at its home plant due to the new coronavirus pandemic, while an analyst predicted that the company's production of electric vehicles will miss targets that seemed achievable a few weeks ago.