John O'Dell

John O'Dell is a contributing writer, green technology expert and editor of He previously wrote for and the Los Angeles Times, and served on the National Research Council committee that authored the seminal report “Transitions to Alternative Vehicles and Fuels.”

My Articles

Northern California-based autonomous delivery van developer Udelv has sold 10 vehicles and exclusive Oklahoma dealership rights to an Oklahoma City chain of grocery stores, whose logos adorn this Udelv van.
October 18
Autonomous delivery company Udelv has made more than 1,000...
Daimler Trucks North America will begin testing two all-electric models, the eCascadia and eM2, in Southern California by the end of the year.
October 15
The reason large fleets embrace or reject truck...
September 28
The manual transmission and turbocharged engine are gone,...
Almost 200 zero-emission trucks such as this Volvo FE battery-electric truck will be deployed around California under the state air board’s latest round of clean air grants.
September 28
California regulators have approved $150 million in grants...
September 19
Audi’s new E-Tron electric crossover is a viable Tesla...
Drayage trucks line up for an electronic registration check at the entrance to the Port of Los Angeles.
September 18
The ports of L.A. and Long Beach compete for business but...