Check out last Warp & Woof post (“Marketing All Those EVs”): global auto industry experiencing a shakeup, definite implications for EV future — not only are the Koreans number 3 in world for total auto production, but behind only Tesla in EV sales!
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Marketing All Those EVs: Is the Auto Industry Up to the Challenge?
The future is electric — how will demand for EVs be satisfied in the near term? The mid-term?
General Motors, Decline and Fall, 1980-2009
published July 9, 2020 in Warp & Woof General Motors, Decline and Fall, 1980 – 2009 William Sundwick Founded in Flint, Michigan in 1908, the corporation that ushered in the automobile age in America and came to dominate the nation’s industrial economy by the 1970s, declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy just after celebrating itsContinue reading “General Motors, Decline and Fall, 1980-2009”
Link from Think Progress
New data from Bloomberg — sales of ICE vehicles has already peaked in world, will represent 40% of U.S. new car sales by 2025 (50% in Europe and China), reason: cheaper batteries! (reference: “Drive Better Electrically” March 21, 2019)
Link from Consumer Reports
Update from CR on new EVs (BEVs) for sale next year — but, sadly, not nationwide — YET!
Drive Better Electrically
Published March 21, 2019 in Warp & Woof Drive Better Electrically EVs, Past, Present, Future William Sundwick Electricity as a means of propulsion for self-contained road vehicles is as old, or older, than the internal combustion engine (ICE). But EV market share declined to zero for a large chunk of motor vehicle history. There wereContinue reading “Drive Better Electrically”
How Painful Can a 5-mile-per-hour Collision Be?
Published January 24, 2019 in Warp & Woof How Painful Can a 5-mile-per-hour Collision Be? Wrestling with GEICO and Koons Body Shop William Sundwick This is a No Good Deed Goes Unpunished (NGDGU) story. One sunny, thoroughly pleasant, Sunday afternoon in October, near the end of the fall election campaign, I was eager to getContinue reading “How Painful Can a 5-mile-per-hour Collision Be?”
Link from The Guardian
Jaguar Land Rover makes two (after Volvo) major European automakers to jettison ICE and diesel from 2020 …
Link from Washington Post
Many feel that we need to focus more attention (and resources) on adaptation: it’s already too late to reverse climate change apocalypse.
Link from Autoblog
Details of Volvo’s plans, 2019-2021 — three types of power train, mild hybrid (48 volt, twin engine), plug-in hybrid (also twin engine), and all electric