Superfast Wireless Charging in Japan, a “Tesla Cybervan,” & Gavin Newsom Courts BYD in China

From CleanTechnica.

This may have been one of our more wide-ranging discussions on EV Obsession. It was certainly a fun one. Listen in to Jo and Zach discuss the following stories (links down at the bottom):

0:00 — Intro
0:30 — Superfast wireless EV charging for Japan!
14:22 — Li Auto’s ridiculous Mega MPV (looks like a "Tesla Cybervan") and its super-duper-fast charging rates
25:32 — Iontra’s "outside the battery" solutions to grow charging speed and extend battery life
30:43 — California Governor Gavin Newsom’s trip to China to test drive the BYD YangWang U8 and his potential presidential aspirations (warning: this segment gets truly political!)
39:18 — Electric school buses from Indigenous students in the Red Lake School District
41:19 — Volkswagen bringing the ID.4 and ID.Buzz Cargo to South Africa
42:35 — The Rivian R1T winning the Rebelle Rally in Nevada and California
45:05 — Subscriber Pitch

Thank you!