[Marine Drive, Llandudno, Wales] (LOC) © The Library of Congress
40,000 fatal car accidents occur every year in Europe and 93% of them are due to human errors. This is the evidence that highlights the limits of the “automobile solution” for land transportation.
The use of this solution for people transportation implies the death of a percentage of them! It is as if every year a small town would disappear. It is unpleasant to make a so dramatic statement but this is the reality.
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Posted by Raffaele Vincenti in Car, Ecology and Environment, Electric Cars, Piaggio |
Plain English (sort of): "Please do not speak to driver while bus is in motion" © Newtown graffiti
The driver? … It’s an optional!
How do you create something really new in the automotive field?
The answer is: think different!
It is what the brilliant creators of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, made getting to an original and hardly debatable conclusion: the limit of the car we know is connected to the limits of the driver!
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Posted by Raffaele Vincenti in Car, Electric Cars |
Tesla Roadster © by Stradablog
After the article on the test of Tesla Roadster: “Tesla Roadester: the electrical solution!” the criticisms forwarded privately surpassed public.
Comments are welcome in any case because are made politely and with arguments of value that help us to better assess the facts.
Before going on I state that what I wrote about the test is exactly what I think, without any kind of conditioning. Read more »
Posted by Raffaele Vincenti in Audi, BMW, Europe, Market, Porsche, Tesla |
Tesla Roadster © by FaceMePLS
Being professionally involved with innovation I couldn’t remain indifferent to the events of Tesla, intrigued by this Californian start-up created by a serial innovator as Elon Musk. The promotional road show, having Rome as one of its scheduled stops, was an opportunity I couldn’t miss and after some contacts by email I got in touch with Roberto Toro, Communications Manager Europe, who showed immediate interest and availability, even for a blog as Automotive Space . Read more »
Posted by Raffaele Vincenti in Car, Quattroruote, Tesla |
photo credit: EdoM Photography
What will be the futuristic propulsive solution for private transportation?
It is hard to say which one will prevail. The hybrid or pure electric perhaps, well aware of the current benefits and limitations of those innovative systems.
Beyond this, however, I believe that innovation must include an alternative to the traditional concept of car overcoming the paradox of more or less comfortable touring (either medium sized) vehicle under-used in its original destination and improperly used in low speed short transfer. Read more »
Posted by Raffaele Vincenti in Car, Electric Cars, Market |
photo credit: clarksworth
Sunday, May 22, at the fair Terrafutura was held in Florence an interesting workshop on sustainable mobility organized by the no-profit organization Energoclub represented by Professor Gianfranco Padovan.
During the event the main issues of context were addressed:
- Air pollution
- Recharging infrastructure
- Electric traction Read more »
Posted by Raffaele Vincenti in Car, DeLorean, Smart |