James Ndungu

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

James Ndungu

James Ndungu serves as the Founder and editor-in-chief at Electric Vehicle Geek, where he assumes a pivotal role in the comprehensive management of daily product evaluations, content generation, and operational facets of the business.

 

In his capacity, James bears the responsibility of not only orchestrating meticulous product assessments but also spearheading the continual enhancement of scoring and rating methodologies. His commitment lies in upholding the highest standards, thereby guaranteeing the delivery of optimal recommendations to the audience.

Experience & Background

James has had an interest in cars, since his childhood after his father gifted him his first car a 1970 Jeep CJ-5 since then he has spent his free time learning anything to do with automobiles and their inner working, he has also pursued other hobbies for car enthusiasts, such as offroading in his Jeeps, even attending I4WDTA® Certified Trainer training, Including building jeeprunner.com. Jeep Runner is an Automotive platform that is dedicated to providing information regarding Jeep parts, accessories, and guides for living the Jeep Lifestyle.

Electric Vehicle Geek

In 2021, James was introduced to the world of EV when he purchased a 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe; the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe technology features included a Hybrid Mode, electric mode, Regenerative Braking, and recharge! This is where James experienced firsthand a critical lack of good electric vehicle charging stations and accessories as he searched for a new Level 2 charger.

 

James began researching, testing, and reviewing EV chargers and charging accessories; while operating Jeep Runner, he tested hundreds of EV equipment, including electric vehicle chargers, and received a crash course in electric vehicles- Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP).

 

Since 2021, James, a passionate car enthusiast, has devoted over 10,000 hours to hands-on EV charger installations. Although lacking formal electrician licensing, he secured certification through the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP). James, affectionately known as the ‘Electric Vehicle Geek’ within his family, friends, and the EV community, possesses a comprehensive understanding of EV technology—from mechanics and battery systems to charging infrastructure and field advancements.

The term "Electric Vehicle Geek" in this context indicates someone with a deep and specialized interest in a particular subject—in this case, electric vehicles.

James, an avid Electric Vehicle Geek, founded electricvehiclegeek.com in January 2024 to disseminate his expertise in electric vehicle technology. Electric Vehicle Geek covers a wide range of topics, including the mechanics, battery systems, charging infrastructure, and advancements in the electric vehicle industry. Through this initiative, James aims to contribute to the growing community of electric vehicle enthusiasts and promote awareness about the world of electric vehicles.

Personal Life

James lives with his wife, and their children in California, USA, his hobbies include offroading and overlanding. His hobbies have seen him lean toward electric vehicle modifications, Attending EV Events, EV Community Engagement, Test Driving New EV Models, Monitoring EV Technology Developments, Charging Infrastructure Exploration, and Eco-Friendly Driving Challenges as he actively seeks to enhance his off-roading and overlanding electric vehicle performance, features and experience.

 

Contact James

Email: james@electricvehiclegeek.com
Phone Number: +1 323-606-8309