30 Aug '16, 12pm

It's the economy, stupid: Electric vehicles will transform everything

It's the economy, stupid: Electric vehicles will transform everything

Electric vehicles won't just change how we get around. They'll transform large swathes of how our economy operates. That's the thinking behind a new article from Michael Liebreich and Angus McCrone of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, in which they point out that similar economy-wide shifts have happened many times before: "Mobile phones have eaten entire industries (cameras, alarm clocks, maps) and are set to do the same to others (newspapers, cash handling, music systems). No sector is immune, right down to furniture design, the size of pockets sewn into garments, even how many single diners a restaurant needs to plan for each night." Indeed, say Liebreich and McCrone, history is full of examples of how innovation in one area of our economy can lead to much broader shifts in sometimes hard-to-predict places. And because cars are a form of "keystone species" in our economy, t...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/cars/electric-vehicles-will-tra...

Tweets

It's all coming together for electric cars, say...

greencarreports.com 30 Aug '16, 3pm

John Voelcker 889 views Aug 30, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Tesla Model 3 design prototype - reveal event - March 2016 ...

US needs White House Climate Change Council to ...

With the Zika virus spreading in Florida, it’s timely to consider how we will prepare for our increasing real-time manifes...

When will hydrogen fuel be available everywhere...

greencarreports.com 30 Aug '16, 3pm

John Voelcker 188 views Aug 30, 2016 Follow John Add to circle 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, 2016 Toyota Mirai at hydroge...

New 3-D Composites Could Help Store Energy for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

New 3-D Composites Could Help Store Energy for ...

spectrum.ieee.org 29 Aug '16, 2pm

New composites made of polymer and ceramic might help solve major energy-storage problems for electric and hybrid vehicles...

US needs White House Climate Change Council to ...

With the Zika virus spreading in Florida, it’s timely to consider how we will prepare for our increasing real-time manifes...

i want these stupid SHOES

jeffreycampbellshoes.com 11 Sep '16, 6am

JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functiona...

Plug In America Opposing California Bill Limiti...

hybridcars.com 27 Aug '16, 2pm

Plug In America has been opposing a California legislative bill that values plug-in hybrids but limits incentives on purch...

The global economy will never be the same again: The current economic era is coming to an end, and

The global economy will never be the same again...

peakoil.com 10 Sep '16, 2pm

“In the modern era it seems that ever since the beginning of the 1980s the global economy has been dominated by globalisat...

California On Verge of Rolling Out 7,600 Electr...

hybridcars.com 30 Aug '16, 4am

California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, wants to have 1.5 million battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles on the...

How do you charge an electric car?

electriccarsreport.com 28 Aug '16, 6am

Charging an electric car is very simple, yet for some people the idea can still seem daunting. That’s why we’ve put togeth...

GM Getting Set to Reveal Chevrolet Colorado-Based Electric Military Vehicle

GM Getting Set to Reveal Chevrolet Colorado-Bas...

hybridcars.com 30 Aug '16, 2pm

GM is getting prepared to debut a crazy-looking fuel cell-powered military vehicle. Developed in conjunction with the U.S....

Paris will be completely free of traffic on Sep...

paultan.org 30 Aug '16, 7am

Imagine a city without cars. Well, that’s precisely what will happen in Paris on September 25, 2016, from 11am to 6pm, as ...

Volkswagen to Reveal 2019 Electric Car at Paris...

hybridcars.com 27 Aug '16, 6pm

Volkswagen’s first dedicated battery electric car will be revealed at next month’s Paris auto show. Speaking to German mag...

Volkswagen to Reveal 2019 Electric Car at Paris...

hybridcars.com 27 Aug '16, 6pm

Volkswagen’s first dedicated battery electric car will be revealed at next month’s Paris auto show. Speaking to German mag...

Who makes electric buses? BYD, Mercedes, Proter...

greencarreports.com 26 Aug '16, 12pm

Stephen Edelstein 1,566 views Aug 26, 2016 Proterra electric bus Enlarge Photo Electric cars get lots of attention from ad...