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Join me as I learn about EV's and the Electrification of our Society! Hi, I'm Ron and I live in Canada, and I have owned a fully Electric Vehicle since early 2017. On this program I will attempt to explain what it is like owning an EV, the in's and outs of EV ownership and why I will never go back to an ICE vehicle ever again! We will also cover the happenings in electrification and talk about the new and the interesting. Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/ron-fischer/subscribe nort ...
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Business and Beyond with Gerry Dick is a weekly conversation with Indiana leaders in business, politics, sports, entertainment…and beyond. The 30-minute podcast explores the successes, failures and memorable moments that have shaped the lives of high profile, high-performing individuals with a Hoosier connection. Inspirational, informative and sometimes emotional, Business and Beyond is an intimate conversation with well-known guests who share their personal, unfiltered stories and what moti ...
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He was working the overnight shift at a train depot in Mendota, Illinois when an ad in Sport magazine caught Don Fischer’s eye. “How would you like to be a sports broadcaster?” It was a moment that would change his life and lead to a Hall of Fame career. In this episode, the legendary voice of IU athletics talks about his “absolutely horrible” firs…
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As we wrap up season three of the podcast, we are taking a pause to gear up for a fantastic season four. You can look forward to a big name headlining our season-opener next week. In the meantime, enjoy this revisit with Pacers Sports and Entertainment CEO Rick Fuson, who is retiring this month after more than four decades with the organization.…
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As we wrap up season three of the podcast, we are taking a pause to gear up for a fantastic season four. You can look forward to a big name headlining our season-opener in a couple of weeks. In the meantime, enjoy this revisit with outgoing University of Southern Indiana President Ron Rochon, the dynamic educator who recently announced his departur…
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He’s bullish on Indiana’s future, but Bret Swanson says the state needs to think big to create the workforce and economy it wants. The president of Zionsville-based Entropy Economics talks AI disruption, a manufacturing renaissance and why he believes entrepreneurship can be Indiana’s ticket to success.…
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She grew up in Fort Wayne and dreamed of one day breaking barriers and leading her hometown. And while it didn’t happen in the way in which she would have liked, Sharon Tucker is relishing her new role. The city’s first Black female mayor talks about her inspiration to lead, the importance of neighborhoods and what’s next for Indiana’s second-large…
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Indiana’s Secretary of Commerce is leading an economic development strategy that represents a sea change for the state. Aggressively going after the investment and jobs the state wants rather than waiting for the phone to ring. It is an approach that is yielding record results. In this episode, David Rosenberg talks opportunities and critical chall…
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From her days as an All-America student-athlete to leading enforcement at the NCAA to now leading a Division I athletic conference, Julie Roe Lach has never shied away from a challenge. In this episode, the commissioner of the Horizon League talks about challenges and opportunities for mid-major conferences, the chaotic landscape of collegiate spor…
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As a child growing up in Evansville, Stephanie Terry dreamed of one day being a doctor. But instead of serving patients, she is now serving the residents of Evansville as the city’s first woman and first African American mayor. In this episode, she talks about priorities, her call to service and what makes Evansville and southwest Indiana special.…
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She began her career as a management consultant in Boston, but a summer internship would launch a difference-making career in Indianapolis. Fairbanks Foundation CEO Claire Fiddian-Green has led the Indianapolis-based organization since 2015 and is embarking on ambitious initiative to help redefine the workforce in Indiana. In this episode, she talk…
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The Mira Awards, the annual celebration of technology and innovation in Indiana, is turning 25 this year and marking the occasion with some big changes. Techpoint’s “Oscars of Tech” is moving to Old National Centre in downtown Indy. CEO Ting Gootee explains the reasons for the move, the importance of the event and offers her take on Indiana’s tech …
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“We are very, very clear about it. We are going to be the best urban public research university in the country. Bar none.” Indiana University President Pam Whitten does not hold back when asked about expectations for the new IU Indianapolis. In this episode, she talks about the idea behind the breakup of IUPUI, the important role of the business co…
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Paul Okeson grew up around the construction business, but never thought he’d make a career of it. But today, the Fort Wayne native is leading Garmong Construction, a 100-year-old Indiana firm with an expanding footprint. In this episode, he talks construction, politics and why community service is part of his DNA. And…
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EV Battery fires are a big topic in the news lately, but do we really need to worry about it. Is the problem getting worse or better? Should it affect my car buying decisions going forward. For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionFor EV Owner Community check out the Electric Vehicle Society @ElectricVehicleS…
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Don Lamb is winding up his first year as director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture with a renewed optimism about the state’s role in the global ag space. The second-generation Boone County farmer talks about his passion for the family farm, the critical role of precision agriculture and an eye-opening trip to Cuba.…
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This video we discuss the lack of EV charging in multi unit residential buildings, what kind of problem this is and why it's a potential disaster in the making.For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionFor EV Owner Community check out the Electric Vehicle Society @ElectricVehicleSocietyInteresting News: Canada…
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He spent more than three decades as an executive at Eli Lilly and Company and served as Indiana’s secretary of commerce. Now Dan Hasler is taking on another big job: playing a key role in the launch of Purdue University in Indianapolis. He talks about the vision for the Indy campus, the critical role of the business community and why it is being ca…
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In this Episode we talk about Alberta Canada's new Tax on EV''s, They say its to help pay for the roads, but their critics say its a Political move. We explore what's behind the move and I tell you what I think.For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionFor EV Owner Community check out the Electric Vehicle Soci…
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He has grown a startup into a national consulting firm and in the process helped to write the workforce and economic development playbook for states and regions around the country. As Indianapolis-based TPMA marks 35 years, its founder offers perspective on challenges and opportunities facing Indiana and communities statewide.…
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Atlantic Canada and the Federal Government Launch an effort to better roll out a giant EV School Bus Fleet. We talk about the sector leading LION Electric School bus, and How it can be used in unusual ways. Stick around to the end to get an update on the Petro Canada Charging story.For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show…
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It started on a tiny Hamilton County farm 87 years ago. From seeds planted on that 80-acre piece of ground, Beck’s has grown into the third-largest seed brand in the United States and is continuing to grow at a double-digit pace. CEO Sonny Beck talks about the vision, culture and servant leadership that have created a driving force in American agri…
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He spent 15 years building a case to shape U.S. monetary policy. Now Jim Bullard is building again, this time creating a “new and distinctive brand” for the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business at Purdue University. The former CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis talks about the critical role technology will play in the process and g…
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EV News - Ionna Charging Network by seven automakers. Hyundai, Kia, Honda, Mercedes, BMW, GM and Stellantis band together to create the Ionna charging network. In this video I discuss what little we know about it and offer some suggestions as to how to make it better.For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionF…
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It was built on the idea of using art and culture to bring people together at a time when the world seemed so far apart. Indianapolis natives Alan and Mali Bacon launched GANGGANG in 2020 when the city and nation were reeling from the pandemic and social unrest. In this episode, Alan talks about the power of creatives, how it’s changing the Indy na…
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In this video I find my brand new 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 DEAD, I can't even open the door! Come along and find out what's behind this and what I do about it. If you have a 12v battery failure check out this video and get some useful tips and information.For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionFor EV Owner Comm…
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For John Pistole, leading Anderson University as its tenth president is truly a homecoming. He played basketball and graduated from AU, as did his parents and siblings. He met his wife there. But it’s his path to the presidency that might surprise you. Pistole rose through the ranks to become the number two man at the FBI and later led the Transpor…
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In this captivating video, we dive deep into the fascinating world of the Heart Aerospace ES 30, an aircraft that is revolutionizing the regional aviation industry with its electric propulsion system. Join us as we explore the cutting-edge technologies, exceptional features, and the immense impact this aircraft is making on sustainable air travel.I…
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What began in a tiny upstairs room of a downtown Nashville, Indiana pizza joint has blossomed into one of the state’s hottest destinations. Hard Truth Distilling Company’s rustic, 325-acre distilling campus now attracts more than 400,000 visitors annually to Brown County and growth is far from over. Co-founder Jeff McCabe talks spirits, craft brews…
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This Month Chicago became the center of the EV universe for all the wrong reasons. Chicago experienced extreme cold and the whole thing fell appart.Chargers stopped working, EVs would not charge and even Tesla was not immune. Lets talk about it. Oh and how did they do in Canada you ask, find out!Swedish guy - https://youtu.be/SwByBAKN4GY?si=ioTmV8u…
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“I’m looking at these beautiful flags…we have students and faculty from about 80 countries.” In episode 151, University of Indianapolis President Tanuja Singh talks about the school’s diverse student body, the importance of making education relevant and the power of “just in time” learning.By Inside INdiana Business
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In this show we talk about the just released Tesla Cybertruck, why it's not form me and why I think it's interesting anyway! This vehicle represents a seismic shift in the Automotive industry, find out why?For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionFor EV Owner Community check out the Electric Vehicle Society @…
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He’s a Buckeye by birth, but a Hoosier by choice. As a youngster, Dan Starr lived all over the country, arriving in Indiana to attend Anderson University. Today he leads Indiana’s largest private business, Fort Wayne-based hardware, lumber and building materials cooperative Do It Best. Starr talks about his path to the corner office, commitment to …
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Video footage of the Ultium Battery AnimationWe discuss how Honda is Considering building a new EV production facility and Battery Plant beside its existing plant in Alliston Ontario Canada.We also discuss the other new investments in EV battery production and the supply chain that will secure Canadas future as an auto industry producer.We also loo…
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“My version of the American Dream is public service.” He may be 27 years-old and a political novice, but Terre Haute Mayor Brandon Sakbun is not shy about promoting his hometown and a new path for its future. The Army Ranger and son of immigrants talks about the life experiences that have shaped him, the national attention he’s generating and the t…
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Video footage of the VW ID 4This Show will Welcome to our channel! In this exciting video, we dive deep into Canada's game-changing move towards electric vehicles with the introduction of the 2035 Electric Vehicle Mandate. Get ready to be enlightened about this revolutionary development that is set to reshape the automotive industry in Canada and m…
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Video footage of the VW ID BuzzThis Show we talk about the year that was and my hopes for all of us this Holiday Season!For More great Canadian EV content check out the EV Revolution Show @EVRevolutionFor EV Owner Community check out the Electric Vehicle Society @ElectricVehicleSocietyInteresting News: VW battery plant in Canada https://electricaut…
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Video footage of the Hyundai Ioniq 5.In this show we discuss the shocking repair bill a Vancouver Hyundai Ioniq 5 owner got to fix his car. We try to understand what happened and I will make some suggestions about what could be done better.For More great Canadian EV content check out the True North EV Podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/54O6q8IZf…
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Hey in this show James from the True North EV Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/true-north-evs/id1458139920 joins me to talk about all things EV's and our experiences in this northern climate.Join us for some fun conversation.Topics ranging from The Poor state of EV charging, to The Dealership model to EV etiquette. We cover it all, com…
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It is Indiana’s first university. In Indiana’s first city. And its leader grew up just 20 miles from campus. But Vincennes University and President Chuck Johnson are making an impact far from southwest Indiana. In this episode, the Washington, Indiana native talks robots, Red Skelton and readying Indiana’s workforce of the future.…
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In this video, we dive into the groundbreaking APMA Project Arrow 2.0 Electric Vehicle – a true revolution in EV design! Join us as we introduce you to this cutting-edge electric vehicle.The APMA Project Arrow 2.0 Electric Vehicle is design concept that showcases the Electric Automotive industries Capabilities.Not only does the APMA Project Arrow 2…
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“I really thought, what can I do to help my town?” Veteran broadcast journalist John Stehr has always been up for a challenge, from his collegiate days playing soccer to an award-winning broadcast news career. In episode 146, he talks about his next challenge as mayor of Zionsville, why he’s doing it and what he wants to accomplish.…
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In this eye-opening video, we uncover the truth about Petro-Canada's EV charging at some stations that might just surprise you. Join us as we delve into a comprehensive evaluation of their advertised promises and the reality experienced by electric vehicle owners. With the rising popularity of electric vehicles, it's crucial to examine the effectiv…
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From the day she started a news club in eighth grade, Debby Knox knew what she wanted to do with her life. Now, after more than 40 years in television, one of Indiana’s most recognized news anchors is retiring and admits it won’t be easy. “I’m going to miss the people, the buzz we all get.” In episode 145, the Michigan native-turned-Hoosier talks a…
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She served 17 years as an Indiana State Senator. 13 years as Commissioner of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. And Sagamore Institute President Teresa Lubbers isn’t finished yet. In episode 144, this servant leader talks about Indiana’s challenges and opportunities and why she is bullish on the future.…
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Discover the key benefits and advantages of V2G technology, including its ability to enhance grid stability, reduce carbon emissions, and optimize energy usage. Gain insights into the incredible potential of utilizing electric vehicles as mobileenergy storage units, seamlessly integrating them into the broader energy infrastructure. Join us on this…
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Video footage of the Hyundai Ioniq 5, and the City of Halifax.Welcome to our new 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5! In this video, we dive deep into the features, and design of this great electric vehicle. Get ready to explore why we chose the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5.From its futuristic design to the cutting-edge technology, we leave no stone unturned in showcasin…
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“If you’re not scared by it, it doesn’t seem like it’s an aspiration that you should go after.” On November 18, the docuseries “Kennedy” premiers on the History Channel. It is the third documentary from 23-year-old Carmel, Indiana filmmaker Ashton Gleckman. That’s right, he’s just 23. In this episode, he opens up about his passion for filmmaking, o…
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It's not what you think, In this insightful discussion, we delve into the current state of the EV market, highlighting the apparent slowdown in sales. But fear not! We shed light on why this slowdown is not only expected but also signifies a positive shift in the industry.Articles spoken about linked here:Business insider - https://www.businessinsi…
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In his more than 40-year career, award-winning sports journalist Bill Benner covered it all. Three Olympics. More than 20 Final Fours. And the role sports played in elevating Indianapolis on a global stage. In this episode, one of Indiana’s most recognized journalists opens up about the Hicks vs. the Knicks, his relationship with Bob Knight, the st…
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