US energy ministry about the hydrogen car
I am since years indignanted by the hydrogen area in the hall 13 of the Hannover fair. An indignant puting in the cheapest Chinese electric scooter a fuel call and showing this on the fair each year.
What should this? How to justify the expenses?
I discussed it wtth exhibitors. Often this discussion eneded in severe disputes. I heared again and again "We have to work on this" and tought, that it was unspoken "because we can receive resarch furtherance for this"
Resarch furtherance can be spent only one time
It's not possible to spent money two times. What was invested in hydrogen and fuel cells can not be used for the resarch of lithium batteries. Not for the development of successful German electric vehicles.
Wednesday smart grid conference in the Salzburg-AG. I dicuss how time changes, the press conference about electric mobility.
"Yes, 15 years ago, it was impossible to support this, at this time, only garage production style products on the market, now it's possible, well developt products".
When in the last 2 decades, Germany would have invested a little bit more in electric mobility, the CityEl would have been since 10 years with wheel hub engines and lithium batteries from German production. The German car producers would have no fear to be destroied afterthe next oil price explosion by an invasion of Chinese electric- and plug-in hybrid cars.
Peak-oil pricked all economy bubbles and created the first fossil recession. The fossil propulsion of cars is at the end, but some governments do not want to recognise this.
Prognosis Roland Berger about electric mobility
50% of new cars in high developt countries, 10% of new cars in other countries will be 2020 electric cars or plug-in hybrid cars.
German environment minister in panic
German environment minister Sigmar Gabriel on visit in China gets big panic. German car industry soon in front of looked doors in China.
European car industry before destruction?
Within a few month a drastic change in prognoses. From the ''No problem'' McKinsey study up to the destruction of the European car industry.
Prognosis IEA and Energy Watch Group
The prognosis of the Energy Watch Group from autumn 2007 about the decrease of oil production is wastepaper. The new IEA data from August 2009 are much harder.
Scrapping bonus for cars
Some governments recognize the first fossil recession only as a small insignificant case of malfunction of the fossil economic system, not as a fundamental crisis forcing to rethink.
GM vice president Bob Lutz against Volt
Bob Lutz: Mainly because of high costs and small range can battery cars not compete with gasoline and diesel vehicles.
Toyota wants more efficient ethanol production
Toyota wants to create with some project partners a more efficient production of Ethanol. Key data are 33 Cent production cost
The prognosis of the electric power producers in Sweden is with 600.000 electric cars until 2020 much more realistic, than the German with 1 million.
Vacuum assist for electric propulsion
The old fashioned vacuum assist only working when the ICE is running is an anachronism, an obstacle to change a car to electric propulsion. Here a modern solution.
Victims of the scrap bonus
The German government takes extreme measures to destabilice. With 2500.-EUR scraping bonus are the owners of old cars persuaded to buy a new car.
In the online version of May 8th brings the ''Tagesanzeiger'' Switzerland an article about electric and Plug-in Hybriccars keeping more secret than writing.
Prognosis car ads in the next oil crisis
We show today how the placards for cars will look like in the next oil crisis. The price of oil and electric power as the main theme of advertising.
Car ads in the next oil crisis
Why exacerbate climate change by burning expensive oil products, when you can power your car with inexpensive and environmentally friendly solar electric power?
Stuttgarter Nachrichten conceals electric scooters
Articel, Sunday June 7th: ''The rattle gang is back in town''. Very expensive 2 stroke engine scooters are cheered, 4 strke engines are celebrated as the last progress.
Formula 1 budget quarrel
Many formula one teams want to exit, because they want to spent more than 45 million EUR per year. Is this the right investment at the right time?
Bread and games
Games without bread is something very reprehensible. What was in old Rome the bread is today mobility. Mobility has to be changed from crude oil to renewable energy.
Wolfgang Tiefensee SPD: again nonsense with 1 million electric cars.
There I read August 10th, one week after the disastrous IEA prognosis, in der newspaper ''time'': ''German government wants more speed for electric cars''
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