Big Auto Begging To Pollute More — Electric Cars Too Clean 😪

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 02:01:58 +0000

While the administration just finalized its reduction in vehicle efficiency from 5 percent per year to no better than a measly 1.5 percent per year (despite their own evidence showing how bad it is for the country), that hasn’t stopped the auto industry from seeking even further reductions

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Elon’s Secret Sauce

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 01:49:05 +0000

Elon Musk may be a showman and a visionary, but he is unfit to be a CEO. His run-ins with the SEC, intemperate tweets, and a catalogue of missed deadlines show that he does not have the character or the competence to run a major public company

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Like An Angel Is Pushing You From Behind

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 19:43:53 +0000

climate change were a gameAs a CEO of a large global automaker, you have a huge problem of existential dimensions. If you don’t solve it, it’s not just your job that’s lost, but you will be remembered as the person who is responsible for a century-long proud legacy ending

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Tesla (Competition) Deathwatch: The History of Atari

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:00:02 +0000

I wasn’t planning on writing a second article in this series so quickly, but I was reading through the comment section and felt compelled to write a response to cover some of those replies

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How Many Climate Activists Haven’t Bought A Tesla Because They’ve Been Tricked By Big Oil?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:44:05 +0000

I’m a hardcore climate activist. I’ve been one for approximately 20 years (and writing that sure does make me feel old). I’m quite concerned that we are destroying the livability of this planet for human life and countless other species. Furthermore, I’ve got two young girls, and I’m certain their lives are going to be harder than mine due to more drought, agricultural failures, superstorms, more severe fires, climate-related diseases, flooding, and severe migration challenges. I’d like to do what I can to limit the challenges they will face in an increasingly unstable world

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How Hard Is It To Do What Tesla Has Done? Very.

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 18:44:05 +0000

How hard can it be to build a great electric car? After all, a Silicon Valley startup, founded by a group of engineers with little or no experience in the auto industry, managed to produce a blockbuster automobile in a mere 10 years, and has now become the USA’s most valuable automaker. A couple of electric motors, some laptop batteries, a barrel full of chutzpah, and you’re in, right

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Future Gas Stations Will Not Have Gas

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 05:48:02 +0000

The year was 1908, the world’s first mass-produced affordable automobile drove onto comically scarce streets. The transition from horse-driven carriages to gas-powered autos was officially beginning. After some back and forth, electric and steam-powered options didn’t make it into the mainstream. In hindsight, gasoline probably wasn’t the best option for the environment, but we’re (finally) working on fixing that now

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Breakdown Of Interdependency Between Big Auto & Big Oil

Credit to Author: Gerard Reid| Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 03:59:05 +0000

Some years back I visited one of the major automobile manufacturers with some investor clients of mine. We met the CTO of that particular company, who asked us “what is the biggest mistake the automobile industry has made in the last century?” Despite the varied responses from the audience, we were all surprised by his answer: “We never controlled the fuel value chain” and to that he added “and we won’t make the same mistake with electric cars.”

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