Boundless

Boundless

Designing our Digital Future. With Richard Foster-Fletcher. "How we can make AI and other power technologies work for us, not against us"

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May 10, 2021 23 min
💬 “All autonomous vehicles learn from any mistakes that one vehicle makes, as the new knowledge is propagated throughout the rest of the network. On the other hand, when a person makes a mistake, it is only one single driver that learns from the experience. This has huge implications for road safety.” @Raymond Han

This is a conversation with Raymond Han

🎙️ Raymond was the former Head of Business Development at Nis...
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💬 “There's often this culture of entrepreneurial-ism that looks at technology as a solution in itself. But if they're not developed from the ground up, we can end up with significant inequalities between certain users.” Dr Felicity Heathcote-Márcz

This is a conversation with Dr Felicity Heathcote-Márcz

🎙️ Felicity is an ethnographer and the Research and Behaviours Lead at Atkins Global Intelligent Mobility. Sh...
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💬 “You could argue that running an existing vehicle that doesn't need any modifications on a fuel that has 85% lower impact on the planet is probably better than changing the vehicle for a battery powered one.” Karl W. Feilder

This is a conversation with Karl Feilder

🎙️ Karl is a serial tech entrepreneur and business sustainability advocate. His direct actions to mitigate climate change have resulted in over 15 mi...
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💬 The Automotive and Energy sectors are going through the biggest changes in 50 years. Their abilities to create, balance and optimise renewable energies are crucial to our sustainable future and to achieving NetZero greenhouse gas emissions.

🎧 This is the Beyond Journeys series on the Boundless Podcast which explores the role of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in helping us deliver a fully sustainable, NetZero future: the c...
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💬 “China is ready to dominate the Electric Vehicle market. They have ample power electronics engineers that can integrate motor and battery technology together, they have investment, and they have the full support of the Government, for whom this is a priority.” Albert Lam

This is a conversation with Albert Lam

🎙️ Albert is Chairman and CEO of Detroit Electric Holdings Ltd. He is a veteran in the automotive and techno...
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💬 “The key priority over the next couple of years is for the industry and government to work closely together to enable the public charging infrastructure, because without that we're going to struggle to meet some of those ambitious targets.” Iain Macbeth

🎙️ Iain Macbeth is Director of Electric Vehicle Strategy for Enterprise Holdings' corporately owned entities in Europe, with a fleet of over 200,000 vehicl...
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💬 The Automotive and Energy sectors are going through the biggest changes in 50 years. Their abilities to create, balance and optimise renewable energies are crucial to our sustainable future and to achieving NetZero greenhouse gas emissions.

🎧 This is the Beyond Journeys series on the Boundless Podcast which explores the role of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in helping us deliver a fully sustainable, NetZero future: the c...
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💬 “At Lotus, we are working on the philosophy that living with an electric car is much easier than living with a petrol car.” Uday Senapati

🎙️ Uday Senapati is the Executive Director for Corporate Strategy and Product Management at Group Lotus. He is responsible for the company strategy, product management of future cars and digital products/services, as well as strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Lotus, he work...
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💬 “We're all out there installing EV chargers, but there is no requirement on us to power those charges with electricity from renewable sources. And you think, actually, are we helping meet government's climate change objectives here or not?” Tanya Sinclair

🎙️ Tanya Sinclair has worked in electric vehicle policy for almost a decade and is currently Policy Director at ChargePoint for UK, Ireland and Nordics. ...
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💬 The Automotive and Energy sectors are going through the biggest changes in 50 years. Their abilities to create, balance and optimise renewable energies are crucial to our sustainable future and to achieving NetZero greenhouse gas emissions.

🎧 This is the Beyond Journeys series on the Boundless Podcast which explores the role of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in helping us deliver a fully sustainable, NetZero future: the c...
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💬 “Sharing is key. If we are going be reducing congestion, we cannot swap every internal combustion engine vehicle with an EV version” @Sara Sloman

🎙️ Sara Slomanis Head of Future Mobility Partnership at Elmtronics, an independent supplier of electric car charging services and EV chargers in the UK. She has a background in public and private sector consultancy and business development roles serving Local Authori...
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💬 “Teaching driver behaviour is going to be really important in the transition period to Electric vehicles. If we continue to use EVs in the same way we used diesel vehicles, foot to the floor and driving far too quickly, then we’re going to get really poor use from the battery.” @Paul Kirby

This is a conversation with Paul Kirby

🎙️ Paul is Head of Light Commercial Vehicle and Electric Vehicle Strategy at Vanara...
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💬 The Automotive and Energy sectors are going through the biggest changes in 50 years. Their abilities to create, balance and optimise renewable energies are crucial to our sustainable future and to achieving NetZero greenhouse gas emissions.

🎙️ This is the Beyond Journeys series on the Boundless Podcast which explores the role of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in helping us deliver a fully sustainable, NetZero future: the ...
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💬 “Some people are saying don't worry about new power capacity, because we'll just take the power out of EV cars and distribute it back into the network. But it is not that simple, for starters the grid was never designed for that.” Jonathan Riggall

🎙️ Jonathan Riggall has a background in climate change strategy, pollution impact, and environmental appraisal. He works across a range of sectors including renew...
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💬 “People need to remember that autonomous vehicles are programmed by humans. And humans aren't perfect. That's the beauty of us, we make mistakes. Therefore, there'll be mistakes in the programming of autonomous vehicles. Lavinia Burski

🎙️ Lavinia is currently a Technology Consultant at AECOM specialising in projects relating to Connected Autonomous Vehicles and future transport solutions. She has prev...
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This is Beyond Journeys: How electrifying road travel will shape our lives and our environment. Today’s episode is on insights and observations from the last two interviews and I’m joined by my series commentator Tapan Trivedi.

🎧 In this episode Tapan and I discussed our insights and observations prompted by episodes with:

- Carl Bayliss, VP, Mobility & Home Energy at Centrica who talked about

💡 1.) his journey f...
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💬 “Many of the legacy automotive companies are positioned well to produce EVs. They can grab hold of some of the trends and developments, but it needs massive investments and a really proactive leadership team to accomplish this.” Christoph Domke

This is a conversation with Christoph Domke

🎙️ Christoph is the Clean and Smart Mobility Lead at FTI Consulting. He is an evangelist for new and emerging technologies in th...
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💬 “The realization post pandemic is that people will drive far fewer miles then we previously thought.” @Carl Bayliss

This is a conversation with Carl Bayliss

🎙️ Carl is Vice President, Mobility & Home Energy at Centrica and has spent the past 20 years working across global markets in the automotive industry, including such companies as Ferrari, Infiniti, Nissan and Bugatti.

His experiences in the electrific...
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This is Beyond Journeys: How electrifying road travel will shape our lives and our environment. Today’s episode is on insights and observations from the last two interviews and I’m joined by my series commentator Tapan Trivedi.

🎧 In this episode Tapan and I discussed our insights and observations prompted by this week’s episodes with:

EP1 Beyond Journeys: Mike Hughes, SVP at Schneider Electric: How we balance and optimise t...
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💬 “There are biases against EVs for reasons like range, anxiety and comfort. But it’s important that we think of drivers not as a homogenous group, but instead, we recognise and serve their unique differences.” @Edward Houghton

This is a conversation with Edward Houghton

🎙️ Edward is Head of Research and Service Design at DG Cities. He is a behavioural and data scientist interested in sustainability and Smart Ci...
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