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โšก๐Ÿš–๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Electrifying NYC's TLC & Taxi Fleet

Outpost Energy's Benjamin Stein, among the first 350 employees at Uber, and AutoMarketplace's Dawood Mian, speak about NYC TLC-plated EVs & charging infrastructure (+ TLC leasing companies)

  • Benjamin Stein was among the first 350 employees at Uber, joining the company in 2013

  • His experience at Uber included recruiting new drivers & helping the company build their NYC โ€˜vehicle solutionsโ€™ business, including partnering with TLC leasing companies

  • Benjamin also worked for American Lease, a large TLC leasing company, before founding Outpost Energy

  • Outpost Energy is focused on NYC electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure

  • Benjamin & AutoMarketplaceโ€™s Dawood Mian have a wide ranging discussion, focused on NYC TLC-plated EVs and charging infrastructure. The discussion also covers Benโ€™s time at Uber and working with TLC leasing companies


*TABLE OF CONTENTS*

๐Ÿ‘‹ 00:00 - Intro | ๐Ÿ™๏ธ 00:35 - Early days at Uber in NYC | ๐Ÿš– 04:40 - Uber &.Yellow Taxis | โ“ 07:02 - What did you do at Uber? | ๐Ÿš™ 08:40 - Building Uber's leasing & rental program in NYC | ๐Ÿค” 09:45 - Thoughts on big TLC leasing companies (American Lease, Tower, Buggy, Fast Track) |
โšก 18:20 - Why did you choose to focus on electric vehicles (EVs)? | โšก 23:24 - NYC curbside charging vs. fast chargers? L1 vs. L2 vs. L3? | โšก 28:01 - How many chargers are there today in NYC? | โšก 30:50 - How long does it take to build EV chargers in NYC? Costs? | โšก 34:05 - How do we solve EV charging in NYC? |
๐Ÿ’ธ 37:45 - EV charging business model? Time to breakeven? Financial returns? | โšก 41:11 - Charging in NYC parking garages? | โšก 45:53 - Battery integrated fast charging? | โ›ฝ 48:25 - Charging at NYC gas stations? | ๐Ÿ”‹ 52:40 - Battery swapping? | โšก 53:46 - Different charging standards (Tesla NACS vs. CCS) | ๐Ÿ”‹ 55:17 - Solid State batteries? | ๐Ÿ‘‹ 58:11 - Final thoughts

How To Contact Benjamin?

You can reach out to Ben on LinkedIn, check out his website or contact him at Outpost Energy (email: ben@outpost.energy).

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