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The shift to EV is already creating casualties

Electric Vehicles are great, aren’t they? They don’t pollute, require a much more limited maintenance than ICE (Internal Combustion Engines). It would seem that everybody should line up for them (provided their cost keeps decreasing) and cheer the transition. Well, as always happen in complex systems, the landscape is quite …

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Wright’s Law

The Wright’s Law, also known as “Experience Curve” states that each percentage increase in cumulative production (production volume) results in a fixed percentage of production efficiency increase. Studies carried out at the MIT have found that Wright’s Law is a little bit more accurate than the Moore’s Law (doubling of …

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Charge as you go

The big issue when you have an EV car is using it on a long trip. As long as you stay within your home vicinity there is really no problem. Recharging your car battery is actually easier than stopping for a gas refuelling. You just park your car and plug …

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Our World from above

It is vacation time, at least in Italy, and so why not relax and take a look at some nice pictures of our planet taken from the sky by the NASA Earth Observatory? I stumble onto these photos as I was looking at the present status and future challenges for …

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Electric cars carbon footprint

I am involved in a group in Turin, Italy, setting up a lab for sustainable mobility and there is lot of talks on hydrogen as a fuel, electrical vehicles (of different sorts) all of this under the umbrella of sustainability, lower CO2 emission, circular economy. The more you look into …

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Fill her up in 5 minutes

What annoys people most in owning an electric car is the time it takes to “fill her up”. To give an idea (there are several factors involved…) charging a small electric car with a 60kWh battery pack (for comparison the Tesla model S has a 100kWh battery pack) takes somewhere …

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6G does not exist, yet it is already here! – XIV

Vehicles The automotive industry, including truck manufacturing and operation, is undergoing a two major, converging, changes that will completely modify the road transportation landscape in the next decade, impacting people’s perception of value and the way they’ll look at private transportation. On the one hand we are seeing a shift …

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