Electric Driving

in the Time of Trump

Politics aside, the question that should be asked is why would we continue to drive fossil-fueled powered vehicles if battery technology continues to improve? The price of gasoline has been “affordable” for some time now. But like any commodity, the price can be manipulated by producers and suppliers at will. If you’ve lived longer than […]

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Electric Driving

in the Time of Trump
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SILENT RUNNING

Last year at CES 2016, Faraday Future unveiled its 1000HP FFZERO1 concept car. Guess what’s in store for CES 2017? The unveiling of a production model. In case you missed the FFZERO1 Video. Faraday Future Dragon Racing: Formula E. ABOUT The Road Electric 360 DAYS EVs in Paradise

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360 DAYS

“I’m here to prove what I’ve done the other 360 days of the year.” – Eva Håkansson Eva and her husband Bill Dubé built an electric sidecar streamliner motorcycle in their garage. The Road Electric followed them to the Bonneville Salt Flats to find out why. Watch the short video “360 DAYS” – exclusive content […]

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Mobility Blockers:
(part 2) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror

Part 2 of 4 So in part one of the Mobility Blockers series we ended with the topic of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and how marketers are not addressing the concept that is essential to the electric vehicle value proposition. TCO is a term widely used by fleet vehicle managers but in Europe this […]

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Mobility Blockers:
(part 2) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror
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THE SKY
IS NOT
THE LIMIT

Around the world on wings of sunshine. When Icarus flew too high with wings made of wax and feathers, he quickly discovered the limits of his mythological technology. We all know what happened next. The sun melted the wax, the wings disintegrated and Icarus plummeted to his death into a sea that bears his name. […]

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IS NOT
THE LIMIT"

Bad Boy

I get it. Elon Musk wants to talk Tesla investors into letting him buy SolarCity, and Wall Street goes crazy. The same Wall Street that packaged up toxic financial assets and sold them around the world without batting an eye. Buying SolarCity seems risky given Tesla’s cash burn. Anyone who knows anything knows that.1 Bad, […]

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