VW versus Kodak

It is a bit of a golden rule that large industrial companies do not like transitions. Transitions cost money, are in principle not very profitable and it hurts to throw away cash cows. Moreover, familiarity with the existing technology is part of the (hidden) capital value of a company. In …

Changing oil in 2030?

Disruption, transition, self-driving cars, from ownership to sharing, etc. are the buzz words of the trend watcher. It is said that the …

Diesel cleaner than EV?

Yes, and for the most part, no. It all depends on how you look at it, but perhaps also on the commercial …

Juggling with CO2

The ‘strict’ environmental objectives for 2021 are rapidly approaching. In that year, the average tank-to-wheel CO2 emissions for an automobile concern’s entire …

Trenches

It was another interesting week for everyone involved in the development of mobility. Our national pride the Lightyear One was unveiled, our king opened a …

Battery Alliance

We are living in a very interesting time in which we are going to make serious breakthroughs in the various areas of …

Amsterdam 2030

Amsterdam is a leader when it comes to plans for emission-free traffic; in 2030 no gasoline or diesel cars can enter the …

Hydrogen hype? 4

Hydrogen as an energy carrier for the propulsion of vehicles is on a steady rise. This seems strange because the Toyota Mirai or Hyundai Nexo cannot compete …

Benefit of Hypes

While Uber recently raised $1 billion for its autonomous car division, the hype surrounding autonomous cars is declining. According to Gartner’s Hype …

Future Transport

The inner city transport is far from optimal. There are many congestion losses that cannot be dealt with, apart from building extra …