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Jan Wouters

Nikola etc.

@Pixabay (2020-06) Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL), the electric vehicle battery manufacturer that supplies Tesla, among others, says it has made a battery that can last 16 years and over 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometers). Elon Musk had cited this before, but the news is more concrete now. CATL president …

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, …

Battery Alliance

(2019-06) We are living in a very interesting time in which we are going to make serious breakthroughs in the various areas …