Mobility Blockers:
(part 3) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror

Part 3 of 4 Most have heard of range anxiety as it applies to electric vehicles, but connectivity anxiety is a problem for all forms of transportation. Think about this future scenario where your autonomous electric car sharing shuttle is low on electrons and needs to get you to a nearby charge station, but when […]

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(part 3) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror
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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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Mobility Blockers:
(part 1) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror

The medium is the message Marshall McLuchan declared in his book Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. McLuhan proposed that a medium itself, not the content it carries, should be the frame of study. He said that a medium affects the society in which it plays a role not only by the content delivered over the medium, […]

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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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Follow the Road

The age of the electric vehicle has arrived. The Road Electric offers unique news and a fresh perspective on electric cars and alternative energy. Follow The Road. Are there really EVs in Paradise? Who is ELEKTRA? Get your NANOTUBE ready. Would you go on The Barton Park Adventure? Tiny is HUGE The Barcelona Double Wow […]

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Catalan Contender

Industrial engineer Marc Barceló couldn’t find an electric motorcycle he liked. So he decided to build one. Sure, his experience in the technical department at Tramontana (builder and developer of supercars) would come in handy. But even more helpful was the fortuitous nature of his place of birth: Catalonia, home of Spain’s motorcycle industry1. Bultaco, […]

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3X the Clarity

When I ran across a Honda Clarity tucked quietly away in the upper South Hall at CES last January, I was introduced to Honda’s concept of generating hydrogen on-site in a stand-alone fueling station. It turns out that Honda had more than a Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle in mind with the Clarity. Just announced are […]

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