July 15, 2019
Tesla showed the world that electric cars can provide long range, luxury, and incredible performance. Its vehicles upended the notion that EVs were cramped and compromised city cars. The whole industry followed Tesla by increasing the size of its batteries. That’s a good thing. But it has not helped with EV affordability.As more and more car companies roll out their electric cars we can't help but notice that there is a lack of affordable options! This week Don and Nicole try to figure out why there are not affordable electric cars.
July 8, 2019
Nicole Scott Don Dahlmann Nicole and Don talk about peak car ownership. The global auto industry writes better sales figures every year – but sales figures are declining in some core markets. Have we reached the peak car? Does everyone still need one or more cars?
June 26, 2019
BMW debuted the Vision M NEXT electrified sports car in Munich, it’s a concept sports car that’s sporting a plug in hybrid engine. Some might argue it’s the best of both world’s others that it’s a pointless and expensive set up. Don and Nicole definitely fall on different sides of the fence on this one.
June 17, 2019
In this episode, Nicole and Don talk to Rainer von Byton. The three met at the NOAH conference in Berlin and talk about the future of mobility.
June 10, 2019
Nicole and Don take a look at the changing role of insurance companies and how it is impacting the concept of car ownership.
May 28, 2019
We talk about the Fiat Renault potential merger and gossip a bit about the new CEO of Daimler.
May 20, 2019
Mercedes just had the first test drive of its new electric vehicle in Olso, Norway, and Don was there to give it a spin. He gives us a rundown of how the new EV performed in terms of range and charging and Nicole grills him on how it stacks up again the Audi e-Tron. The duo also get into a mini tech day put on my Daimler in Stuggart and Nicole talks about what happened at Bosch Connected world.
May 13, 2019
Nicole and Don talk about the future of mobility and how BMW will and could play its part there. Does the big car manufacturer from Munich have a problem?
May 6, 2019
Micro-mobility trends are taking off around the world, but as more and more cities add bikes, ebikes, Vespa-like scooters and of course e-scooters. Nicole Scott and Don Dahlmann dive into this trend an take a long hard look at why the e-scooter trend should take off and some reasons why it's a bad idea. Don and Nicole don't agree on this one, so get ready to hear both sides of this discussion.