Eric Tischer about EV, exploring, experimenting and the fun of building new things. And the importance of the garage for innovation

Released Thursday, 16th July 2020
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By just "tinkering in the garage" (his own words), Eric Tischer built a road legal electric vehicle more than ten years ago in 2008. In a time when EVs weren’t a thing and people weren’t familiar with the technology. With knowledge from his previous jobs, AutoCAD and an enthusiasm for car conversions, he converted a Volkswagen Passat into an electric car in his California garage.
After about a year and many experiments later, his commuter car was ready for the road. Since then, he has driven the Passat daily more than 90.000 miles, always improving and perfecting things step by step. The car he built in his garage landed him a job at Tesla, when it wasn’t the car company it is today. In the episode, Eric is talking about his insights into innovating, not just in the mobility sector. Listen to the episode and meet a person, that is very driven, confident and yet very humble.
https://the2pt5.net/eric-tischer-about-ev-explorin…
We recorded this conversation on July 12th 2020. Enjoy!
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The 2pt5 - conversations connecting innovators podcast is hosted in Baden-Württemberg in the Southwest of Germany by Klaus Reichert - https://www.klausreichert.de
On the show innovators from around the globe share their highs and lows of an innovator's life, their motivation and creative passions as well as their favorite methods, tools, conferences and ideas - https://the2pt5.net

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