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Was Detroit the Future?

by Amy Barzdukas My longish journey home from the North American International Auto Show – I’ll just refer to it as “Detroit” – gave me a chance to reflect on the whole experience. What I saw. What I heard. And, where we’re headed. The show was an interesting split of EVs on display and new…

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A Renaissance Man Embraces EV Wireless Charging

by Eric Cohen From theatre and music to green technology and micro transportation, Matthew Gillian is a true Renaissance Man. Defined as “a person who has wide interests and many areas of knowledge,” Renaissance men, like Matthew, are making differences in their community. After 10 years in the music industry, Matthew’s interest in green technology…

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When Can My Genesis GV60 Charge Wirelessly?

by Eric Cohen “I’m really excited about getting into EVs. I’m even more excited about charging my EV wirelessly.” When that email showed up in my inbox, I couldn’t wait to speak with Andy Cooper. Why was he so excited about electric vehicles? And, what is it about wireless charging that got him so “charged…

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Charging into Retirement with EV Wireless Charging

by Eric Cohen “I’ve been embracing new technology for 50 years!” exclaimed Roger O’Connor. “Although I’m in my 80’s, I’m always looking for the next big thing and wireless charging is it.” That’s quite an endorsement from a gentleman who was an early adopter of the latest technologies including the PC, email, cell phone, VCR,…

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Wireless Charging Needs to be a Requirement, Not an Option

by Eric Cohen David Meng was charging his BMW before most people had even heard about electric vehicles. As an entrepreneur who is always fascinated by the latest technology, David took the plunge into hybrid vehicles very early on and was one of the first to raise his hand when BMW offered a wireless charging…

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Wireless EV charging is brilliant. Simply brilliant.

by Eric Cohen To date, our passionate group of WiTricity Chargers have all been stateside, but enthusiasm for wireless charging stretches far beyond U.S. shores to Europe and beyond. Tom Reaney, a spirited Irishman who lives in the picturesque town of Claremorris on the west coast of Ireland couldn’t be more excited about wireless charging….

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Is There a Gender Gap in Electric Vehicles?

by Amy Barzdukas A recent article in Wired highlighted the gender gap that currently exists in electric vehicles: men are more likely to buy EVs than women, but carmakers are eager to diversify their base. We went back into our consumer survey from May[1] and did some more digging to see if we could shed…

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When Opposites Attract

by Eric Cohen Jeff and Monique Smith are opposites when it comes to cars. He’s focused on costs and efficiency. She’s all about the beauty and aesthetics. Oh … did I mention Jeff is focused on costs? They both love their 2018 Tesla Model 3, but they came to it for different reasons. One thing…

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Will V2G Go Mainstream?

We are experiencing a global weather crisis. Britain recently recorded its hottest day ever with temperatures hitting a high of 104.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat-related deaths have claimed more than 750 lives throughout Spain and Portugal. Fires have exploded worldwide. And triple-digit temperatures have scorched the Midwest and southern U.S for days (and weeks) on end…

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Helping to Make a Special Car More Special

by Eric Cohen For some people, a car is something really special. For others, it’s a means to get from Point A to Point B. Tina Dyer falls into the first camp. In fact, she was perfectly fine continuing to drive her Dale Earnhardt limited-edition 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo (with more than 230,000 miles) because…

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