Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

In Search of A Killer App for Electric Cars

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Saturday11:00 AM11:30 AM

Today, Electric Car market is in desperate need of a "Killer App." Without it, EVs might not be able to graduate from their current status as a niche product. Dr. Valery Miftakhov will share his thoughts on what such a Killer App for electric cars might be. He will review the progress his group of EV enthusiasts (dubbed "EMW", or Electric Motor Werks) made against the three major areas with a potential for being killer apps: Electric Car Conversions, Universal Range Extenders and Mobile Fast Charge.

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Valery Miftakhov — Founder

Electric Motor Werks

Founder of an Electric Car Company, Strategy & Operations Lead at Google, McKinsey Partner, PhD in Physics, Two-time winner of Russian National Physics competitions.


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