Accelerating EV research with open source vehicles

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Open Source is a phenomenon that emerged in the software industry. Where companies such as Microsoft built their business by locking everything down, open source developers publish the code and let anyone use and improve it. As it turns out, the combined wisdom of thousands of programmers in a user community is often superior to an in-house team working behind closed doors. I’m writing this blog on the WordPress platform, in my view the best of the many blogging platforms, which is Open Source. And I’m doing so in the Firefox browser, the poster child for open source software.

It’s most readily associated with software, but the open source approach can be applied to many other things – any time a process or a design is open to improvement from its users, rather than patented and centrally controlled. Tesla unlocked all its patents a couple of years ago so that…

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