Browsing the "innovation" Tag

Electric Cars Need 15% Market Penetration To Go Mainstream

October 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

According to the theories of Everett Rogers, when 15% of the people accept electric cars as the next new thing, that's when they will start to go mainstream very rapidly. With fewer than 1% of all new cars in America being electrics, it looks like we have a ways to go yet.


GM Sees Tesla Motors As Disruptive

July 18th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

General Motors is a company that represents both the endless possibilities of automotive technology, and the “old guard” that often seems just behind of trends in innovation. Under the reign of CEO Dan Akerson, GM is being proactive, and a small team of analysts has been assigned to study market “disrupter” Tesla Motors to see how it might affect GM’s business


Is Gas-Powered Racing Innovation Dead?

September 6th, 2010 | by Susanna Schick

Event attendance at NASCAR, MotoGP and other series has plummeted during the recession. Formula One and MotoGP fans and racers alike complain that excessive use of electronics has ruined the sport by making it less competitive. The new Moto2 spec engine class is by far the most competitive and exciting, yet comparatively low-tech. Electric motorcycle racing series TTXGP has spawned more innovation halfway through its first season than quite possibly the entire ICE motorcycle industry has over the past decade



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