1. Minimum engine options maximum power configurations
The biggest advantage of electric vehicle manufacturers is the easily variable power inherent in electric motors.
The manufacturer can produce only a few motors, but offer up to 30 different transmission options. In short, “horsepower”, which is not the correct definition for electric motors, can be adjusted, that is, one motor can have several power options.
In turn, the manufacturer of cars with ice, to offer similar variability and be able to compete, must spend money on the development and creation of a much larger number of engines, with each engine will need its own production and Assembly line, while the manufacturer of electric vehicles is satisfied with the simplicity of design and savings on Assembly due to the smaller size of the electric motor. Continue reading
The network has a 5-minute video in animated form from Visual Capitalist and Global Energy Metals about the history of Tesla since the company’s inception to the present day.
The video focuses on 3 main points:
Lithium-ion batteries that need to be constantly improved so that electric vehicles can become the most popular means of transportation.
Electric vehicles as the beginning of a possible transition of the world to sustainable energy.
Cost savings on electric vehicles by increasing the level of production. Continue reading
On 6 October 2018, the intergovernmental panel on climate change issued a special report to policymakers urging that, in order to avoid the most catastrophic consequences of climate change, we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030 and achieve zero emissions by 2075.
Integrated climate change mitigation requires active action in most sectors, particularly transport, which is the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and needs reform.
Fortunately, improvements in technology have led to the development of electric vehicles that produce less than 25% of the greenhouse gas emissions from traditional vehicles, according to a report by the California air resources Council. Continue reading