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Battery Safety for Electric Vehicles with Paul Martin

Welcome to It’s Electric! Today we have the pleasure of having Paul Martin return to the show. Today’s topic: Battery safety. How batteries are constructed, how fires happen and what could be done to reduce the risk of combustion. In This Episode Flaming unicycles and the likelihood of combustionIs it possible to reduce the risk of fire?Precautions and mitigations that can help “All of these electric vehicles are comparatively new” “There’s always going to be some risk of fire,...


Eco Vehicles May Be The Answer with Richard Marks

Richard Marks is the president of Environmental Transportation Solutions in Detroit, Michigan. His company has provided environmentally and financially friendly transportations solutions for both city and rural people for the last 15 years. In This Episode Creating vehicles for environmentally conscious peoplePolicies and procedures surrounding Low Speed VehiclesChallenges securing investmentThe Electric future “We’ve had a really difficult time with investors because they just don’t...


Cleevely Electric Vehicles with Matt Cleevely

Matt Cleevely was a Petrol car enthusiast until he investigated EV’s further and found them to be a perfect solution to his lifestyle. In This Episode Why the Nissan Leaf is Matt’s Vehicle of choiceCleevely Electric VehiclesCars as a mode of transportationScooters in the cityMatt’s top 3 Electric cars “Cars are not necessarily the part of the family the used to be” “Come rain or shine, I’m celebrating the fact that I’m renewable” “The Aim for Cleevely EV is to become a lifestyle...


Analyzing the Electric Car Market with Ejiro Gbenedio

Data and Statistics are great, especially when you have someone who can break it down for you and tell you the stories behind the data. Ejiro is joining Afeez on It’s Electric today to do exactly that. In This Episode Analyzing the Electric Car marketChina’s impressive adoption trendThe future of oil demands regardless of EV’sThe impact of EV’s from a different perspective “It’s going to disrupt a lot of markets right across the supply chain” “Not everyone wants to ride a...


Making A Stand For Electric Vehicles with Edward Byard

Edward Byard is today’s guest on It’s Electric! Ed is a renewable energy and clean tech enthusiast, a lover of EV’s and the proud owner of a Tesla. He’s got some interesting opinions on the topic of electrification, and offers a great perspective on the conversation surrounding electric cars! In This Episode Reducing the number of private cars in usePractical applications for hydrogenJob losses as a result of EV’s catching onThe change the world needs “As a society we do need to...


A Positive Outlook on EV’s with Katie Colledge-Price

Katie Colledge-Price is excited to be making her first ever podcast experience and Afeez is thrilled that it’s on this episode of It’s Electric! Katie is a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to EV’s and she’s here to share with us a little bit of what she knows! In This Episode A “genius”idea at MicrosoftWLTP - What is it?The Renewable Energy AssociationSustainable cities in the Middle East “Talk to somebody that’s got one because they’ve lived and breathed it” “You...


Motorsports, Electric Car Fleets and the EV Queen with Beth Lilly

Beth Lilly is joining Afeez Kay from Norway! She’s in the middle of an epic EV road trip, and during her day to day is involved with Electric Vehicles and Motorsport as a part of her job! In This Episode How Beth got into the EV industryCharging to the Circle#EVQueenThe challenges with the massive road tripShould EV’s be mass adopted, and what needs to be done? “I spent quite a lot of my life being very conscious about the environment and the planet but I had never connected that up...


A Step Backwards for Canada

Canada’s Correspondent for It’s Electric returns for another episode! Paul Martin is back to discuss car wrecks, carbon prices and the province of Ontario, Canada. In This Episode A sad day for EV’s in Ontario CanadaLife after electricInsurance for converted electric vehicles “We lost the purchasing incentives and we lost the charging infrastructure” “This is going to be a challenge for a while” “The distance to work and back again is the same every day” Rent a...


A Data Driven Approach to Electric Cars with Gill Nowell

Afeez is excited to welcome Gill Nowell to the show! Gill is passionate about electric cars in all shapes and sizes, and how they can help us move toward a sustainable future! She currently works with Electrolink, and before that she was with EA Technology. She has experience developing and delivering projects related to EV’s and their impact on the world. She’s also a massive data lover, so buckle up for an informative episode! In This Episode The impact of proper data in the Electric...


Current EV News with Paul Martin

Welcome back to It’s Electric! The electric car show with Afeez Kay! In this episode, Afeez welcomes Paul Martin back to the show to discuss current affairs in the EV world. In this episode: Tesla’s are catching fire: Why?Air cooling versus water cooling for batteriesWhy Tesla are using less cobaltAfeez shows Paul his Unicycle “Tesla’s are really cool cars, they’re fast cars and people tend to drive them aggressively” “We need alternative electric vehicles” Try out a...


Power, Energy and Battery Talk with Euan McTurk

Afeez welcomes Euan McTurk to It’s Electric! Euan is an electrochemist, knows a ton about batteries and he’s been driving EV’s since he was an undergrad student! Get ready for a supercharged discussion! In This Episode The car that made Euan love EV’sRapid charging and grid capacityPublic transport is electrifyingThe most efficient electric car on the marketContactless payment for fuelLithium Ion, Lithium Air and Solid State batteries “I knew that I wanted to do something in green...


The Best Performance Electric Cars with Daryl Pearce of EVHIRE

Afeez is please to welcome Daryl to It’s Electric! Daryl runs a performance EV rental company called EVHIRE. In This Episode Tesla’s influence on the birth of EVHIREThe main concerns people have with Electric CarsCustomer reactions to renting a Tesla “I could really see how they are disrupting the game and I wanted to be a part of it somehow” “The adoption is growing exponentially over the last 2 or 3 years” “The other mainstream manufacturers are following suit” “I’ve never had a...


Giving Them the Best of the Best with Funmi Onamusi

Welcome to It’s Electric! The Electric Vehicle Show with Afeez Kay! In this episode, Afeez is honoured to be joined by Funmi Onamusi, the owner of 3F EV an electric car rental company. In This Episode: Funmi before 3F EV.Changes in the EV marketInfrastructure talk, and Funmi’s divergent viewFuture trends in the Electric Vehicle spaceChanging the world, a person at a time. “At some point, your professional life merges with your personal life” “There was nowhere in the country where we...


What About Electric Ships? with Richard Shrubbs

In this episode of It’s Electric! Afeez welcomes an amazing writer and environmental enthusiast Richard Shrubbs to the show! In this episode, Richard and Afeez open up about electric boats and ships. In This Episode Where ships fit into the environmental pictureWhy battery prices are negatively impacting the development of EV’s outside of the automotive industry.China’s electric container ship.Electric Powerboat racing “The world is waking up” “Ships make globalization happen” “If...


Electric Unicycles and Other EV's in Singapore with Simon Tay

Afeez welcomes one of his electric unicycle heroes onto this episode of It's Electric! Simon Tay is heavily involved in the electric unicycle game and has a ton of insights and perspectives on what companies are doing right, and how they can be improved! In This Episode What is an electric unicycle and how does it work? Car ownership and the appeal of unicycles in Singapore Makes and Models that Simon enjoys Features that future unicycles should have “The pedestrian path is...


The Very Near Future of Electric Cars with Scott Edy

Afeez welcomes Scott Edy to this episode of It's Electric! Scott is a business development manager for The Phoenix Works, who are an installer of energy efficient technology. They are heavily involved in the vehicle charging network. In This Episode Payment for charging and what can be improved. Do the masses need cars? A must attend event for EV's What's to come for the Electric Vehicle world “Mass adoption is not an if, or will it never. It's just kind of when, and it's...


Liam From Inokim Talks Electric Scooters!

Afeez Kay welcomes Liam from Inokim to It's Electric! The guys discuss electric scooters in all of their glory, and share a range of experiences and opinions on the topic! In This Episode What does a typical client look like for Inokim The makes and models of Scooter offered by Inokim, and their benefits Regulations surrounding personal electric vehicles right now “I'm going to continue down the route of helping in whatever way possible I can to save the planet so that my kids can...


GLOBAL EVRT with Ben Pullen

In this episode of It's Electric! Afeez welcomes Ben Pullen to the show. Ben is the cofounder and managing director of GLOBAL EVRT and they have the mission to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. In This Episode GLOBAL EVRT's Mission in South Africa Why electric cars are worth mass adoption The GLOBAL EVRT events, and how they work Do we really need mass adoption? “South Africa is probably in a similar position today to where the UAE was two years ago” “Most electric...


Electric LEAF Man!

Today Afeez talks to the YouTuber Electric LEAF Man! Andy has been doing the YouTube Channel for quite some time, and talks all things Electric Vehicle related on his channel, and brings the same high voltage conversation to It's Electric! In This Episode What comes first: the cars or the infrastructure? Andy's Model 3 deposit, and his wait for the car Ecological, Financial and Fun reasons to choose a certain electric car Charging issues with a new Electric Car “We don't want a...


E For Electric

In this episode of It's Electric! Afeez welcomes Alex, the host of the E For Electric YouTube Channel. He is a graphic designer for a Fortune 100 Company, a huge electric car enthusiast, and drives a Tesla Model S. In This Episode What needs to be in place for mass adoption? Thoughts on the Supercharger network and what other companies should consider Is California in a clean tech bubble? What's going on with the model 3 Electric Car options now and in the future “The price has...