Besides benefits, electric vehicles also bring risks associated with energy supply in the case that investments are not made in the grid and renewable infrastructure, their own environmental issues and the geo-politics associated with changing commodity demands
A switch to electric vehicles will transform the energy grid, improve the livability of cities, slow climate change and also have geo-political implications as well as potentially improving China’s global position in the industrial landscape.
The headlines from the Geneva Auto show last week make appear to indicate that electric vehicles are finally approaching what Malcolm Gladwell called The Tipping Point in his book by the same name. Whether they actually make it still remains to be seen but is, in my view, becoming increasingly likely.
MBA students bring their sense of possibility combined with faith in themselves, new technology and business models to the Sustainable Development Goals in this years Doing Good Doing Well Conference
Going beyond electric vehicles, Tesla made a controversial acquisition of Solarcity and it and other firms are working to power homes with solar energy.