Tag: Chris Robinson

Why the poor value proposition of electric cars should deep six Canada’s zero-emission vehicle policy

Why the poor value proposition of electric cars should deep six Canada’s zero-emission vehicle policy

Electric cars are expensive, have limited range, and generally provide low value compared to gasoline-powered vehicles This spring the Canadian government announced that a zero-emission vehicles policy would soon be forthcoming, but is this a good use of the limited resources Canada has to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions?¬†Absolutely not. Electric cars still provide very […]

By December 18, 2017 7 Comments Read More →
Podcast: EV battery technology…is solid-state emerging as the next big thing?

Podcast: EV battery technology…is solid-state emerging as the next big thing?

Lithium-ion batteries likely to drop 50% in cost, rise 50% in range – Dr. Yi Cui of Stanford University Back in mid-Nov., General Motors fired a shot across the bow of Tesla that didn’t generate as much excitement as it deserved: in 2021 the all-electric Chevy Bolt will get better batteries that crack the $100 […]

By December 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →