One of the classic Christmas holiday movies is Ben Hur (1960). I remember I watched it with my father around Christmas-time one year in the 1970s. The movie is an historical epic drama which portrays a wealthy Palestinian Jewish merchant who clashes with the Romans at the time of Christ. Ben Hur´s actions sends him… Continue reading From the Chariots of Ben Hur to Automatic-Driving Cars
A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about The Rebirth of the Car, and I mentioned Elon Musk´s company Tesla Motors in California as one of the up-and-coming new niche players. Tesla Motor has done many things “right”, from how they work with innovation to how they in June opened up their patent… Continue reading Electric Cars for Western Europe
The birth of the car as we know it today took several decades and involved many inventors. Early attempts of steam powered road vehicles gave people the idea of the horseless carriage. In 1885 the first petrol powered car rolled down the streets and on January 29, 1886 Karl Benz patented his Motorwagen in Mannheim,… Continue reading The Rebirth of the Car – Vehicles for the Future?