EV R&D and the Future
9:15 - 10:00 AM
The overwhelming acceptance of Tesla's Model 3 and the commitments of other auto manufacturers has more than confirmed EVs as a viable mode of transportation. What opportunities and challenges does the future present? Zachary Shahan's experience and involvement with EV technology and deployment gives him the broad perspective to help us understand the future of this exciting mode of transportation.
Zachary Shahan is the director and editor of CleanTechnica.com and EVObsession.com (which he founded), and president of parent company Important Media. Zach is recognized globally for his influence on sustainable transportation, and has been interviewed or referenced by the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Slate, MSNBC, CNBC, Reuters, and many others because of his electric vehicle expertise. He was put on a top 20 list with Elon Musk, President Obama, and top auto industry execs for his influence on fuel economy matters. Zach has given presentations on EVs in Europe, India, Canada, and the United States.