Electric Vehicles

The Ultimate Guide
Electric Vehicles

Welcome to our series on electric vehicles. You will find everything you ever wanted to know here and more. This is an attempt at a balanced, rational and critical look at the space, with a goal to help make informed and intelligent decisions.

0. What are Electric Vehicles?

Get oriented quickly.

1. Why Electric Vehicles?

The first deep dive of the series, an extremely detailed look at the advantages and disadvantages of electric vehicles. We compare EVs with traditional gas and diesel-powered vehicles. We look at economics, performance, safety, maintenance, environment, cool capabilities and future potential.

2. Technology

A look at the technology of Electric Vehicles and what makes them work.

Deep dives coming soon on Battery Electric Vehicles, Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles and Autonomous Control

3. History & Politics

The history of electric vehicles is rich and fascinating, and illuminates a lot of how we ended up where we are now. The politics of electric vehicles include interests and groups that either do or do not want EVs competing. This world is filled with wild tactics on all sides, such as pre-sales and dealer-less sales, pushing of hype, using social media, taking large stock shorts and pumping of prices, spreading of FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) and tongue-in-cheek conspiracy theories.

Full post coming soon

4. Industry Players

A full look at the various players in the industry, from the EV manufacturers to ancillary players in storage, charging, compute and sensing.

Full post coming soon

5. Useful Resources

Collected and organized links to useful resources such as news, technical information, data sources and technical overviews to allow you to go as deep as you’d like.

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