09 Nov '11, 7pm

If “Chindia” is the future of the auto industry, do EVs make more or less sense?: Vinod Khosla and the Black Swa...

If “Chindia” is the future of the auto industry, do EVs make more or less sense?: Vinod Khosla and the Black Swa...

If “Chindia” is the future of the auto industry, do EVs make more or less sense? Are EVs a black swan in alternative energy? Vinod Khosla and the Black Swans of alternative energy When it comes to venture capitalism, there is a unique similarity between Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures and Elon Musk of Tesla. Instead, of thinking of the next incremental step in technological evolution, both project far into the future. Thus, while the mainstream auto industry pursues 100 mile EVs, Elon Musk builds 300 mile EVs. Unfortunately, Khosla believes those 300 mile EVs — as well as the 100 mile ones — are just “toys” for rich people, which is a somewhat accurate description of Tesla’s electric cars and electric car buyers thus far. Consequently, if the future of the auto industry is “Chindia”, Khosla believes that means $10,000 cars, not cars with $10,000 batteries. “One of the fund...

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treehugger.com 16 Nov '11, 3pm

From renewables getting one tenth of the support that nuclear did in its infancy to conservative economists decrying the e...

Five EVs and a plug-in hybrid: Honda readies for Tokyo: More Tokyo Motor Show news this morning-Honda is to reve...

Five EVs and a plug-in hybrid: Honda readies fo...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 10 Nov '11, 11am

Honda will also be showcasing the ‘N Concept’, a new mini-vehicle series and the first production model in the series, the...

LA Auto Show: Green goes mainstream. The Green Piece.: Tuesday 8 November. The Green Piece Column. With just a w...

LA Auto Show: Green goes mainstream. The Green ...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 08 Nov '11, 8am

Tuesday 8 November. The Green Piece Column . With just a week to go until the opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show (the sh...

A Power Company President Ties His Future to Gr...

e360.yale.edu 09 Nov '11, 2pm

A Power Company President Ties His Future to Green Energy David Crane, the CEO of one of the nation’s largest electric com...

How is Ford taking its media-friendly approach ...

electronicdesign.com 11 Nov '11, 6pm

event in Dearborn, Mich., Ford Motor Company took its focused, media-friendly approach to the next level. The event offere...

The Future of Clean Tech and Why I Can't Stop Thinking About China

The Future of Clean Tech and Why I Can't Stop T...

renewableenergyworld.com 11 Nov '11, 1pm

The China Development Bank (CDB) is being relentless in its funding of clean-tech concerns. While American politicians bat...

Are Smarter Consumers Less Green?

Are Smarter Consumers Less Green?

greenbiz.com 07 Nov '11, 11am

A pair of recent surveys suggest that as Americans get smarter on energy and environmental issues, they’re less willing to...

I'll definitely make one of these! Great project to repurpose scrap fabric via @daisygreenmag #crafts #upcycle

I'll definitely make one of these! Great projec...

daisygreenmagazine.co.uk 12 Nov '11, 12pm

We love Thirtle Designs here at Daisy and asked Amy if she would like to share her ‘how to make a clutch bag’ with our lov...