Used EVs. Are You Buying The Whole Car?
Fast Company brings to light the perils of used EV buying, at least when it comes to TESLA.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS-Caveat Emptor—let the buyer beware has always applied to the used car market, but never has it been more apropos. The crux of the issue is EVs are now computers on wheels, not simply rolling machines that have on-board computers. And with that type of approach, it’s easy for an automobile manufacturer to become more like software companies, and approach the “sale” of a car, more like one of those than a hardware company. With software “licensed” they can make their own rules up.
TESLA Semi is Hitting The Road
TESLArati has the images surrounding what seems to be the newer version of a highway ready Semi truck that’s in the works.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS- Semi trucks, also known as “the tractor” in tractor trailers lingo, are the lifeblood of the logistics economy when it comes to moving things from point A to point B. Given that many on the road to day are diesel fuel burning machines, the need to get them off the road is massive. By starting to address this market head on, TESLA is seeking to carve out another niche.
Honda and LG are teaming up to make batteries in the USA, reports Electrek……The CATL CEO wants to propel the idea of battery swapping according to Pandaily…..Euronews Green talks about charger sharing and and community charging is helping to boost local economies….France wants to have a subsidized $100 EV leasing program according to Business Standard.