A Glimpse Into Automotive Future

As he was in town for Kea’s World Class New Zealander Awards 2017, I managed to grab a moment of Wrightspeed Ian Wright’s (the man behind the powertrain) time. Over the course of the past two decades, Wright has emerged as one of the leading minds of the electric transportation era. After co-founding Tesla Motors in 2003, and then breaking away to build the fastest street-legal electric car in the world – the X1, Wright proved that electric vehicles could deliver high performance without compromising intrinsic efficiency. After creating the X1, a concept car based on a modified Ariel Atom,…