Battery powered cars – now who’s laughing?

 Carmaker Volvo has fascinated the world by announcing yesterday that all Volvos launched from 2019 will have an electric motor. Wow! That’s a world away from the beloved Volvo tanks I used to own in byegone days.

This is what I call a real car

Meanwhile car-making giant VW has unveiled its all-electric research car with a range of 250km and even robots that charge it. How futuristic is that? Continue reading “Battery powered cars – now who’s laughing?”

Is hard-nosed commerce the future of the sharing economy?

Is this what the sharing economy is all about?

AirBnB is launching a new premium service aimed at providing a more hotel-like experience for the discerning traveller.

I’ve noticed how private landlords have moved in on Airbnb lately as I use it from time to time for London workstays. Continue reading “Is hard-nosed commerce the future of the sharing economy?”