Toyoda’s “Fixed Mindset,” Michelin’s Airless Tires, Cutting Fossil Car Use — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 02:36:24 +0000

My older daughter recently came home from school and told us about something she had learned in her class — the difference between a “fixed mindset” and a “growth mindset.” Not doing the comparison justice, part of the difference was that people with a fixed mindset don’t want to learn, don’t want to try new […]

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One Way Toyota Could Survive The Electric Vehicle Disruption

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 18:27:44 +0000

Here at CleanTechnica, we haven’t been big fans of Toyota. Most recently, Steve Handley wrote a fine article about Toyota’s CEO (and the grandson of its founder) is saying that thousands of jobs will be lost if we move to electric vehicles (EVs). What Toyota’s CEO seems to miss is that more jobs will be […]

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Can Automakers Team Up To Catch Tesla?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 15:41:14 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris If you can’t beat ‘em on your own, maybe you can join up with someone else to beat ‘em. As legacy automakers struggle to catch up to Tesla, many are exploring new collaborations to spread out the costs of developing new technology. The old-line brands are belatedly accelerating their transition […]

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Electric Cars Are Coming, No Matter What Some Media & Critics Say

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 18:58:51 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris As it becomes clearer that electric transportation is the future, the haters, Luddites, and boo-birds are out in full force. Every single day I see a slew of anti-EV material online. Some of these are articles in reputable media (e.g. Politico), which marshal reasonable-sounding arguments to explain why their readers […]

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Toyota Runs Sponsored Campaign About EVs & Innovation — Really

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 15:30:36 +0000

Toyota is well known in the world of EV enthusiasts as one of the top foot-draggers in the auto industry. Ironically, outside of the world of EV enthusiasts, when people think “electric,” Toyota often comes to mind. The two realities are not unrelated. Everything is related, we’re all connected — we all know that, right? […]

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Why Is There So Much Tribalism In Alternative Fuels? There Are 39 Trillion Reasons (Part 1 Of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 17:19:13 +0000

That’s the reason why there’s all this tribalism in alternative fuels. There’s $39 trillion in future profits in the industry up for grabs.

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Volkswagen Group Is Now King Of EV Sales In Sweden & Switzerland

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 15:56:36 +0000

Under some of our recent EV sales reports, readers requested charts and stats for automotive group sales, not just sales by model or even brand. It was even pointed out that this is the only comparison many people in the industry actually care about. Those seem like good points, so here’s an update on Sweden […]

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Chemical Engineer Paul Martin Reflects On Liebreich’s Hydrogen Ladder & #Hopium — Part 1

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 03:20:11 +0000

Chemical process engineer and expert on biofuels and hydrogen Paul Martin and I discuss Michael Liebreich’s hydrogen ladder, agreeing and disagreeing in turn with aspects of it. This first half focuses on places hydrogen won’t play.

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