Horace Dediu and Jim Zellmer discuss the pleasures of traversing continents by road. This leads to a grand tour of powertrains, composites, fuel efficiency, regulation and Tesla’s luxury market entry. Which naturally leads to a conversation on emerging auto modularization, apps and ecosystems and where value will accrue. [32MB 67 minute mp3]
Show notes: Museum of the US Air Force, Strategic Air Command Museum, Mini Clubman D, GTI, Tesla, Google + VW Smile app, GPS HD app, diesel engine and diesel fuel.