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December 16, 2017

Electric Vehicles and Electrification: Another perspective.

Electric Vehicles and Electrification: Another perspective.

This topic contains subtopics on living with EVs, reference pages, and analysis of the impact of EVs and electrification on the world.

As this is not a news site, the focus is on analysing the implications of news for these topics, rather reporting all EV or electrification news, for which I recommend Cleantechnica, InsideEVs and CNEVPOST.

The focus of these pages is on how EVs and electrification will change our lives, and change the planet. As a species, we are currently transforming from combustion as our primary energy source, to an electronic age, where electricity is our energy source. Just how much of our lives are changed by this can be easy to overlook from the inside experiencing the steps as the occur.

Parent / Sub topics
Tools, Toys and Superpowers: Technology Driven Evolution.

Tools, Toys and Superpowers: Technology Driven Evolution.

In the spirit of Batman and Ironman, 'tools' provide humans with abilities far beyond those we posses physically. Genetically we may be similar to a human of 100,000 years ago, but our knowledge and tools make us so different.
Reference
The 3rd EV wave: The Chinese are coming, and in a hurry!

The 3rd EV wave: The Chinese are coming, and in a hurry!

Charge Time Calculator: Configured for Atto 3.

Charge Time Calculator: Configured for Atto 3.

Any transition from gas to EVs needs around 30 years.

Any transition from gas to EVs needs around 30 years.

EV Literacy: AC, DC and Electric Motors for dummies.

EV Literacy: AC, DC and Electric Motors for dummies.

BYD Atto 3 / Yuan Plus: Affordable EV arrives in Australia, and then the world.

BYD Atto 3 / Yuan Plus: Affordable EV arrives in Australia, and then the world.

Solar Electric Vehicle Future: What you can, and can’t do with solar power.

Solar Electric Vehicle Future: What you can, and can’t do with solar power.

A deeper look how EVs impact the power grid.

A deeper look how EVs impact the power grid.

EV Batteries Reference: Benefits & Battery Technologies.

EV Batteries Reference: Benefits & Battery Technologies.

Environmental impact of the transition to EVs.

Environmental impact of the transition to EVs.

Why Hydrogen Cars are not the future, and EVs are here to stay.

Why Hydrogen Cars are not the future, and EVs are here to stay.

EV Recharging Reference: Not the new Refuelling.

EV Recharging Reference: Not the new Refuelling.

EV Battery swapping: Recharge or Refuel?

EV Battery swapping: Recharge or Refuel?

Tracking Legacy Car Brands Fall As EVs Rise. (step 3)

Tracking Legacy Car Brands Fall As EVs Rise. (step 3)

Battle for No1 Carmaker: Tracking Tesla and BYD.

Battle for No1 Carmaker: Tracking Tesla and BYD.

Hydrogen Future: Often Scams, Even If Not Intended, So Always Ask “Where does the hydrogen come from?”

Hydrogen Future: Often Scams, Even If Not Intended, So Always Ask “Where does the hydrogen come from?”

EV range: Anxieties vs realities & needs.

EV range: Anxieties vs realities & needs.

EV Range & Economy: Decoding the Numbers.

EV Range & Economy: Decoding the Numbers.

Home Charging: The Challenge To A Green Equitable EV Transition

Home Charging: The Challenge To A Green Equitable EV Transition

Personal Mobility Advance: Unagi Model One Electric Scooter. Unagi Model 11 Mystery.

Personal Mobility Advance: Unagi Model One Electric Scooter. Unagi Model 11 Mystery.

Vehicles And Mobility: Road Trips and Other Superpowers.

Vehicles And Mobility: Road Trips and Other Superpowers.

Hydrogen: Facts vs Myths, blue vs green.

Hydrogen: Facts vs Myths, blue vs green.

Hybrids: Pros & Cons of HEV, PHEV, Gas/Petrol/Diesel (ICEV) or Electric?

Hybrids: Pros & Cons of HEV, PHEV, Gas/Petrol/Diesel (ICEV) or Electric?

Why Car Makers are Lying about the storm.

The Electric Vehicle Road Trip Problem.

EV Charging Systems: Reference

EV Charging Systems: Reference

Autonomous Cars: What’s needed and are Lidar & Maps Fools-Gold

Autonomous Cars: What’s needed and are Lidar & Maps Fools-Gold

Timeline
ScoMo Ingenious EV Plan: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, leading climate action blocker, stretching the truth again?

ScoMo Ingenious EV Plan: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, leading climate action blocker, stretching the truth again?

Electric Cars 2025: ‘adding up’ will create a revolution. Who wins, who loses? China? Japan?

2022: Year Of The EV take over, and beginning of the end for the ‘Legacy’ Industry.

2022: Year Of The EV take over, and beginning of the end for the ‘Legacy’ Industry.

Electric Cars: 2021, It Just Doesn’t add up (yet).

Electric Vehicle Tipping Point in 2022: An end to EV subsidies?

Topics and Subtopics.
All: December 16, 2017

Toyota: Failure inevitable?

Once the darling of Hollywood in the wake of “green” image built by the Prius hybrid, Toyota has more recently prompted shareholder complaints, and calls for boycotts by climate groups in response to Toyota anti-climate action and anti-EV lobbying that has seen the company reach the status of no 3 climate enemy company in the world, behind only Exxon-Mobil and Chevron.

Either Toyota is ideologically against action on climate change, or senior management see no way for Toyota to survive the EV transition.

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Autonomous Cars: What’s needed and are Lidar & Maps Fools-Gold

One image of a driverless cars is a Google car with a very prominent LIDAR device on the roof.

This is a look at the technologies and the needs of self drive systems, and where things are at in 2017.

There is logic to the suggestion by Elon Must that LIDAR is not needed, but there is also logic to suggesting that the steps forward form where we are to true autonomous may be a lot more challenging than it appears.

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