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Covering the people and technology propelling us towards safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility solutions. Topics include electric vehicles, fuel cell electric vehicles, other uses for hydrogen, improved internal combustion engines, assisted and automated driving, connectivity, public transportation, ridesharing, ridehailing, micromobility, and more.
 
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Shiva Bhardwaj is the Founder and CEO at Pitstop, who is disrupting the automotive industry by unlocking vehicle data to create a more efficient, safer, and cleaner future. Key topics in this conversation include The keys to effective predictive maintenance Examples of how effective use of data can help fleet owners Maximizing vehicle uptime Determ…
 
Regardless of industry, modern businesses are moving from an outdated linear supply chain model to a new paradigm that leverages technological tools to improve visibility, forecasting, and stock management. Let us introduce you to the key technologies and practices driving this shift and what they can offer for you and your business.The EvolutionTr…
 
Doron Frenkel is the Founder and CEO of Driivz. He is an experienced entrepreneur with over 25 years’ international management experience in the EV charging, telecommunications and fleet industries. Key topics in this conversation include The role of software in enabling an efficient and effective EV charging system How fleets and charging provider…
 
Martin Rudigier is Principal at HELLA Ventures, a multi-stage venture capital fund focused on mobility, deep tech, and industrial manufacturing investments on behalf of German automotive supplier HELLA. Key topics in this conversation include What makes HELLA Ventures unique as a corporate venture fund The promise of solutions and companies that ar…
 
2021 was a great year for the Future of Mobility podcast. In this special episode, I take a few minutes to reflect on 2021, look forward to 2022, and thank everyone who has been listening along the way. Future of Mobility: The Future of Mobility podcast is focused on the development and implementation of safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility so…
 
Matthew Shenton grew up on a ranch in southeastern Idaho. He has always been interested in agriculture equipment. That lead him to complete his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University. He reached out to Dr. Leachman about the work he was accomplishing with cryogenic hydrogen at Washington State University. Matthe…
 
Service factor plays a crucial role in a long-lasting, reliable gearbox. Service factor is a way to measure how well a gearbox or a gearbox motor will handle specific demands and operating conditions, depending on the application. Let's take a look at why the gearbox service factor is essential, what it means, and how to optimize it for your requir…
 
Oren Rosenzweig is the CBO, co-founder and board member at Innoviz Technologies, a global leader in LiDAR technology, working towards a future with safe autonomous vehicles on the world’s roads. Key topics in this conversation include Innoviz’s planned launch in BMW’s Level 3 system Functional safety for automated driving Why Innoviz is initially t…
 
Carmen Murer is Head Corporate Communication at Synhelion, which produces solar fuels to decarbonize transportation. Key topics in this conversation include Why synthetic fuels are needed The different types of synthetic fuels What happens when we reverse the combustion process How solar fuels are create and the role they can play decarbonizing tra…
 
Abhilash Arora is a MS in Electrical Engineering candidate at NC State University, he has an experience of 3 years in System Development for High Voltage Vehicle Electrification at Mahindra EV Technology Centre, India. Abhilash is also a Graduate Student Researcher with FREEDM Systems Centre, at NC State. His research interests are in Electrificati…
 
Emily Phillips is Vice President, Advanced Solutions at XPO, where she is responsible for pricing and solution design for the Last Mile business unit. She is also a champion for sustainability, leading XPO’s global strategic sustainability discussions around electric vehicles, recycling, and alternative fuels. Key topics in this conversation includ…
 
Francis Dunne is a 2nd year doctoral student in Materials Science at the Hydrogen Properties for Energy Research (HYPER) laboratory at Washington State University. He is interested in developing new storage methods for liquid hydrogen and oxygen made out of polymeric materials for both the aerospace industry as well as clean energy applications. Sh…
 
Anurag Kamal is a co-founder at ElectricFish, a company reinventing the electricity Grid for our new energy economy. Key topics in this conversation include Why our current electric grid is broken, and how we got here How a distributed grid can help with reliability, sustainability, and equality ElectricFish’s business model and vision for the futu…
 
Gus Block is a director and founding employee of Nuvera Fuel Cells, a company established in 2000 to provide hydrogen and fuel cell solutions for commercial vehicles and equipment Key topics in this conversation include How the fuel cell industry has evolved over the past 20+ years Why decarbonization of shipping ports is so important How fuel cell…
 
Maintaining a safe work environment is paramount in industrial settings that involve high-voltage infrastructure and rapidly moving components. Proper electric motor safety is an essential step toward achieving trouble-free operation. Safety practices span across motor installation, everyday operation, and maintenance. It is necessary to develop an…
 
This episode comes from the panel discussion portion of the first Future of Mobility LIVE virtual event, recorded on November 11, 2021. The conversation features Chris Thomas, Co-Founder and Partner at Assembly Ventures and Gabriel Scheer, Director of Innovation at Elemental Excelerator. Future of Mobility LIVE is designed to bring together individ…
 
Pace Ralli is an entrepreneur and impact investor in the maritime, transportation and energy sectors. He is co-founder of Clean Marine Energy, SWITCH Maritime, MidOcean Wind, and partner of MidOcean Marine Partners Key topics in this conversation include The current state of propulsion system technologies for marine applications Why SWITCH chose hy…
 
Electric motors are often required at potentially explosive or flammable sites, such as chemical plants, coal mines, or petrochemical plants. Accidents could result in damage, injury, or loss of life. This makes it vitally important to select a motor that won't create an ignition source. Let’s take a look at the four key criteria used to classify d…
 
Vitaly M. Golomb is a tech investment banker with over 20 years of experience on all sides of the table as a venture-backed CEO, venture capitalist, M&A advisor Key topics in this conversation include The most promising mobility trends as of today How new founders can accelerate their learning curve and growth The role of investment banking in the …
 
Regardless of the application, you and your team need to depend on your electric motor to operate consistently. Not all industrial applications are the same, but you can determine which motor will be best suited for your job by using this checklist. Consider these six factors when selecting your next industrial motor:1. Size and Power2. Reliability…
 
Sterling Anderson is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Aurora, the company delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly Key topics in this conversation include: Aurora’s decision to pursue several AD applications in parallel How Sterling is thinking about partnerships and commercialization How Aurora is …
 
Moshe Cohen is founder and CEO of Gravity Inc. and Gravity Technologies. Gravity, Inc is a sustainable mobility startup focusing on EV fleets and supporting infrastructure. Key topics in this conversation include: Moshe’s path from lawyer to economics and finance professor at Columbia, and now sustainable mobility solution founder Why Level 2 charg…
 
Tomi Ristimäki is the CEO of Kempower, which designs and manufactures DC fast charging solutions for electric vehicles and machines. Key topics in this conversation include: How DC charging works Differences in charging requirements for various mobility applications The role of software in optimizing the charging experience Charging solutions for f…
 
So, you’ve input the ratings you need your new motor to meet, and your choices are down to two motors. Seemingly identical, the ratings on the product data sheet match your requirements precisely. The only difference? One motor is a Baldor motor, and the other a Leeson. How do you make your selection between these two top brands? Below, we’ll cover…
 
Nino Di Cara is the founder and president of Electric Autonomy Canada Key topics in this conversation include: Why Nino started Electric Autonomy Canada How to think about the role of media and providing an accurate perspective on emerging technology Why we need to move to decarbonize now if we want to save our way of life The Electric Fueling Stat…
 
To choose the right gearbox for your electric motor drive application, it’s important to understand the fundamentals of gearboxes, the key differences between gear designs, and how to match a gearbox with your application's requirements.A gearbox is a gear train designed to modify the speed and torque characteristics of a motor. When gearboxes redu…
 
Dr. Ameya Joshi is the director of emerging technologies and regulations at Corning Incorporated Key topics in this conversation include: The importance of clearly defining our objective – to reduce CO2 and particulate emissions What to do when science and public perception point in different directions Why environmental justice is so critical as w…
 
Tarik is co-founder and CEO of GPR. Key topics in this conversation include: The current state of assisted and automated driving Why these technologies likely can’t excel using only the dataset that’s available to humans GPR’s roots in military applications How ground penetrating radar provides an additional, reliable dataset for accurate positioni…
 
Porter Harris is CEO and founder of Power Global. Key topics in this conversation include: Comparing battery technology for space, automotive, forklift, and rickshaw applications Why it’s so important to improve the sustainability of transportation in India and other parts of Asia How Power Global chose swappable batteries on a subscription basis f…
 
Jack McCauley was co-founder and chief engineer at Oculus VR, and is Jack McCauley is Innovator-in-Residence, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at the UC Berkeley College of Engineering, an American Engineer, Car Expert, Inventor, Hardware Designer, Gaming & Gaming-Interface Developer and Philanthropist. Key topics in this conversation include…
 
Our Business Development Manager, Cory, sat down for an interview on "Talk to the Experts" on 650CKOM - a Saskatchewan NewsTalk radio station.This podcast is a recording of the second half of the interview, providing an overview of eMotors Direct's offering to our Agriculture clients.The following transcript was automatically generated:Welcome back…
 
Kevin Antcliff is the Product Lead of Xwing, a startup whose mission is to dramatically increase human mobility using fully autonomous aerial vehicles Key topics in this conversation include: What Kevin learned in nearly a decade of work on electrified aircraft at NASA The promise of regional air mobility The history of automated flight How Xwing i…
 
Our Business Development Manager, Cory, sat down for an interview on "Talk to the Experts" on 650CKOM - a Saskatchewan NewsTalk radio station.This podcast is a recording of the first half of the interview, providing an introduction to eMotors Direct and what we do here. The following transcript was automatically generated:Welcome to talk to the exp…
 
Nathan Armstrong is CTO of Aptera Motors. Key topics in this conversation include: Challenges and benefits of utilizing a solar roof Vehicle design choices to minimize weight and improve sustainability The importance of weight and drag reduction when developing a sustainable vehicle – even (or especially) if it’s an EV Tom Robbins, Terry Pratchett,…
 
At high altitudes, the properties of air change in ways that directly impact the way electric motors must be operated to maximize service life and productivity. Because air is less dense at high altitude, its capacity to carry heat away from the motor and keep it cool is significantly reduced. There is a range of approaches to combat this and maint…
 
Mitch Marks is in business development for electrification at HBK. Key topics in this conversation include: - Testing of electric vehicles - How electrification has put additional pressure on the performance of measurement equipment - The challenge of communicating technically complex topics to a wide range of audiences - Why electrification has ch…
 
Electric motors do the physical work of moving air and driving compressors in HVAC systems, operating continuously for years, sometimes even decades, without regular maintenance. When equipment stops working, an HVAC technician must identify whether the motor has failed and often the motor is replaced instead of being repaired.Diagnosing Motor Fail…
 
Ryan Duffy launched Emerging Tech Brew and is an emerging tech writer at Morning Brew. Key topics in this conversation include: Emerging Tech Brew’s transformation into a media company The state of ADAS/AD, including Ryan’s experience riding in driverless Waymo vehicles The state of the electric vehicle market Ryan’s deep dive into artificial intel…
 
Charlie Levine is Chief Marketing Officer at ElectReon Key topics in this conversation include: How wireless charging for electric vehicles works ElectReon’s role in enabling smaller battery packs and consequently more environmentally friendly electric vehicles Common objections to wireless charging and how these are overcome ElectReon’s decision t…
 
Thanks for listening! Visit our website to learn more about us - https://www.emotorsdirect.ca/Electric motor bearings regularly experience high levels of stress when driving heavy loads. This makes them one of the most critical components you need to take care of to keep your motor running smoothly and consistently.In this article, we'll go over th…
 
Sandra Witzel is Chief Marketing Officer at SkedGo. Key topics in this conversation include: The role of Mobility-as-a-Service in the mobility ecosystem The current state of MaaS, and key developments on the horizon Common misconceptions about accessibility How SkedGo is addressing sustainability while also increasing user convenience The big “aha”…
 
A gear reducer, or gearbox, is one of the most significant purchases you will make when assembling an electric motor drive for your application. A reducer that meets your requirements and is well taken care of ensures a long and trouble-free service life and improves the performance, efficiency, and ultimately your application's productivity.Here a…
 
Max Liben is co-founder and CTO of H3X. Key topics in this conversation include: How electrified Regional Air Mobility (RAM) can have a huge impact on the mobility sector The need for drastically improved electric drives to enable widespread electric flight How H3X is reimaging electric drives from the ground-up Key levers H3X is pulling to radical…
 
In early spring of last year, as the news of the pandemic began to grow, so too did the fear of the unknown. As nationwide shutdowns began with businesses temporarily closing their doors, panic buying set in. Grocery store shelves containing perishables, meats, cleaning supplies, and more sat empty for weeks and even months while the Canadian food …
 
Shweta Shrivastava is Senior Product Leader at Waymo, leading product management for autonomous driving capabilities. Key topics in this conversation include: Waymo’s mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going Benefits of focusing on fully automated driving Keys to successful product management How Waymo is le…
 
Danielle Harris is Managing Director of Engagement & Innovation at Elemental Excelerator. Key topics in this conversation include: How Danielle is helping to inspire action in the push for social justice and climate action goals Why we should be optimistic, despite all of the climate challenges we’re facing Proactively identifying and overcoming th…
 
AC induction motors are used in many industrial applications as well as commercial and domestic products and appliances. Due to their design, the speed of these motors is determined by the frequency of the supply power, and the current determines the motor torque (turning force) in the motor, which is determined by the voltage of the supply. To eff…
 
Ethan Escowitz is CEO and Founder of Arris Composites. Key topics in this conversation include: How lightweighting can cut emissions – independent of the propulsion system Arris’s revolutionary Additive Molding process Composites in aerospace and high-volume automotive applications Turning 17 components into 1 Aligned composite fibers for maximum s…
 
Farm Duty motors operate near people and livestock, performing a variety of tasks in harsh conditions. Accidents that result in electric shock, damaged machinery, or fires can spell disaster for your farm's productivity and severely impact your livelihood.Fortunately, the large majority of electric motor accidents are entirely preventable. With the…
 
Jay Giraud is co-founder and chief executive officer of Damon Motors. Key topics in this conversation include: The role of motorbikes in the transportation ecosystem Damon’s 10-year vision for creating the optimal motorbike of the future The role of rider assistance technology in increasing motorbike safety How their flagship HyperSport is paving t…
 
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