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Ellen Hughes-Cromwick

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What’s Driving the Future of Automobiles?, with Ellen Hughes-Cromwick

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This week, host Daniel Raimi talks with Ellen Hughes-Cromwick of the University of Michigan Energy Institute. Hughes-Cromwick previously served as chief economist in the US Department of Commerce. Before that, she was the chief economist at Ford Motor Company for over 18 years. Raimi asks Hughes-Cromwick about the state of play in the automotive industry, how electric and autonomous vehicles are changing the economic and competitive landscape, which companies are best positioned to take advantage of these new technologies, and what role climate policy can play in planning for the vehicles of the future.References and recommendations:"Energy Transitions and Local Action: The Case of Colorado's Coal Transition"; https://www.forbes.com/sites/thebakersinstitute/2019/08/21/energy-transitions-and-local-action-the-case-of-colorados-coal-transition/#87957a33f23a"The Pioneers" by David McCullough; https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Pioneers/David-McCullough/9781501168680"The Fifth Risk" by Michael Lewis; https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/311/311900/the-fifth-risk/9780141991429.html"The Undoing Project" by Michael Lewis; https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393354775Paradigm shifts and the philosophy of science: Thomas Kuhn (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Structure_of_Scientific_Revolutions) and Karl Popper (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Popper)


19 Sep 2019