Let's talk about Electric Vehicles show

Let's talk about Electric Vehicles

Summary: A sound mixture of science and passionate vision will introduce the audience to market dynamics, infrastructure challenges, raw material scarcities, and many more electric car related topics.With the rising popularity of electric mobility comes along a vast number of uncertainties. Statements of profit-driven manufacturers contradict those of change refusing conservatives, leaving basic questions open. Let’s talk about Electric Vehicles provides unbiased and factual information about electric cars in an easygoing explanatory manner.

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  • Artist: Teresa Rennhofer and Theo Michel
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 EVs On A Huge Scale | Electric Ships and Ferries | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2774

In this episode, Teresa and Theo finish out our electric boats series with a discussion of larger electric boats (ships and ferries) and an interview with Matt Von Ruden from Washington State Ferries. Check out the references page linked below for...

 EVs the NorWAY | About Incentives, Green Energy, and Oil Revenue | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1702

Teresa and Theo talked about why Norway was able to achieve what many other countries are struggling with, and come to the conclusion that several historic events and some convenient market characteristics let Norway have more initial potential for a rapid EV transition.

 Electric Boats | Challenges, Myths, and Advantages! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1254

In this episode, Theo talks about the significant challenges that electric boats face, some myths surrounding them, and the potential benefits to adoption of electric power for boats.

 Solid State Batteries | Explaining the Tech & Assessing the Announcements | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2274

We discuss the basic technology behind solid state batteries, their pros and cons, and how to assess public announcements.

 Electric Boats | A Brief History and Current Trends | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 634

In this shorter-than-usual episode, Theo talks about the history of electric boats (and ships!) from the 1830s up until today, as well as some current trends that could expand the role of electric propulsion and energy storage for boats (and ships!) in...

 Fair Cost Comparison between Electric Cars and Gas Cars | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1750

We explain how market analysts have calculated the total cost of ownership so far, and talk about two other ways to think about the cost and benefit of owning electric vehicles.

 Fueling Electric Cars | The Grid, and Making It Greener | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1092

In this episode, Theo takes a brief dive into the electrical grid, how it works, and how to make it greener.

 Lifecycle Carbon Emissions | Electrons vs. Fossils | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2756

Theo and Teresa debunk the most polarized studies and explain how certain assumptions impact the results. Furthermore, they conduct their own calculations and play around with different scenarios.

 Fast, Faster, Electric | About Car Racing without Combustion Growl | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2557

Theo and Teresa are chatting about electric car racing. In particular, about drag racing (and the disappointing performance of EVs so far), formula e, and hillclimbing.

 Lithium Ion Lifespan | Keeping Your Electric Car Battery Healthy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1179

In this episode, Theo digs into the factors that affect how many miles and years an EV battery will last, and talks about some ways that you might be able to preserve the life of your battery.

 Lithium Ion Battery Internals | Science is fun! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1394

If you've ever wondered how lithium ion batteries actually do their magic, listen to this sciency but fun episode about the internals of lithium ion batteries.

 Lithium Market Insights | Interview with E3 Metals CEO Chris Dornboos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1234

About half of the global lithium supply is produced by crushing lithium-rich rocks, and the other half by extracting lithium from underground brines. The former is fast but energy-intensive, whereas the latter is cheap but requires several months because of the solar evaporation process.

 The ABCs of batteries: Chemistry, History, Electricity! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 942

Batteries are key to the operation of electric vehicles, but are also fascinating in their own right. In this episode, we go on a fascinating 15 minute journey through 230 years of chemistry leading up to the amazing battery technology we have today.

 Genius or Hoax? How to Detect Scammers in the EV industry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1266

www.patreon.com/electricvehiclepodcast☝Support this podcast & get all unlisted episodesEpisode DescriptionScammers that promise unrealistic performances of electric vehicles (such as self-charging EVs) can hurt the EV industry, because they damage...

 Electric Motors in Gas Cars | MORE EV Conversion Talk (PART 2) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1253

If you want to make your own DIY conversion, you will need a donor car, which is preferably quite old and has manual transmission. Furthermore, it should not be too heavy but still have enough room for the battery cells.


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