Ep 1. Audi E-Tron, China’s electric-car industry is exploding, CIA secret ship for deep sea diving, Audi E-Tron, Hyundai Elevate Concept and home Roberts

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Ep 1. Audi E-Tron, China’s electric-car industry is exploding, CIA secret ship for deep sea diving, Audi E-Tron, Hyundai Elevate Concept and home Roberts

Monday, 21 January

Robert and Jonny talk about the numbers of EV companies that have launched in China since 2013, how a cold war CIA secret ship inspired deep sea mining. Panasonic, who make Tesla’s batteries, are expanding big time in China. Audi E-Tron charging at 150 kw. Fastned release figures. Delphi Tech self aware car software. Hyundai ELEVATE concept walking car. Lots of home help robots (samsung etc) for an ageing population.

Cost of license plate for ICE car in Shanghai $14,000.00

Cost of license plate for EV car in Shanghai  $0.00

Number of EV companies that have launched in China since 2013 - 487 
Source: Bloomberg
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612566/why-chinas-electric-car-industry-is-leaving-detroit-japan-and-germany-in-the-dust/

How a cold war CIA secret ship inspired deep sea mining.

Howard Hughes secret mission to retrieve a Soviet submarine that had sunk in the Pacific.

Now deep-sea mining for copper is about to start

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/deep_sea_mining

 

Panasonic battery cell production   

Panasonic, who make Tesla’s batteries, are expanding big time in China

Beijing’s loosening restrictions prompt foreign players to ride the wave of new-energy vehicles. 

Increasing output (currently 5 gigawatt hours) by 80% in next 2 years.

https://www.electrive.com/2018/12/20/panasonic-to-raise-battery-cell-production-in-china-by-80/

Audi E-Tron charging at 150 kw. Fastned release figures

https://support.fastned.nl/hc/en-gb/articles/360000815988-Charging-with-an-Audi-e-tron-Quattro 

Lots of home help robots (samsung etc) for an ageing population.

Bosch autonomous car

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/autonomous-car/bosch-reveals-self-driving-shuttle-concept-ahead-ces-debut

Hyundai ELEVATE concept walking car

http://www.newspress.co.uk/public/ViewPressRelease.aspx?pr=81741&pr_ref=43474

Harley Davidson LIVEWIRE electric motorbike

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/ces-2019-harley-davidson-livewire-price-pre-order/

Delphi Tech self aware car software

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cars/news/self-aware-car-launched-ces-2019/

Nissan Invisible to Visible

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-ces/nissan-develops-tech-help-drivers-see-around-corners

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-ces/automotive-parts-firm-unveils-%C2%A36600-electric-city-car-concept

£6500 new ev from French parts supplier Valeo

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-ces/automotive-parts-firm-unveils-%C2%A36600-electric-city-car-concept

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