Exit Corona

  The corona crisis is hitting lots of people very hard and the ensuing economic problems will be lasting, according to many. Others go even further and claim that the 1930s are on their way back again. I am convinced that this is a misconception. Misguided thinking is part of …

Nikola etc.

(2020-06) Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL), the electric vehicle battery manufacturer that supplies Tesla, among others, says it has made a battery …

Hydrogenhype? 5

(2020-04) The popularity of hydrogen is rising steadily. Leaders in the hydrogen economy are South Korea, Japan and China. Europe is working …

Super Batteries

(2020-04) Wait a few more years and you’ll see that electric cars will be the equivalent of petrol cars. That’s as far …

how hypes delay innovations

(2020-03) We all try our hand at predicting things. But how good are those predictions? The Danish Nobel Prize winner for Physics …

VW versus Kodak

(2019-10) It is a bit of a golden rule that large industrial companies do not like transitions. Transitions cost money, are in …

Changing oil in 2030?

(2019-10) Disruption, transition, self-driving cars, from ownership to sharing, etc. are the buzz words of the trend watcher. It is said that …

Diesel cleaner than EV?

(2019-09) Yes, and for the most part, no. It all depends on how you look at it, but perhaps also on the …

Juggling with CO2

(2019-08) The ‘strict’ environmental objectives for 2021 are rapidly approaching. In that year, the average tank-to-wheel CO2 emissions for an automobile concern’s …

Trenches

(2019-07) It was another interesting week for everyone involved in the development of mobility. Our national pride the Lightyear One was unveiled, …