Podcast / Tech Won’t Save Us / May 16, 2024

How BYD Is Upending the EV Market

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, Paolo Gerbaudo on the Chinese car maker moving into the US market.

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How BYD is Upending the EV Market with Paolo Gerbaudo | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Paolo Gerbaudo to discuss how Chinese electric car maker BYD operates, its growing international success against Tesla, and whether it will be able to move into the North American market.

Paolo Gerbaudo is the author of The Digital Party and The Great Recoil. He’s a senior research fellow at the Department of Political History, Theories and Geography of Complutense University in Madrid.

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Stella Li, vice president of BYD, during the launch event of the BYD Shark plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 14, 2024.

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On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, we’re joined by Paolo Gerbaudo to discuss how Chinese electric car maker BYD operates, its growing international success against Tesla, and whether it will be able to move into the North American market.

Paolo Gerbaudo is the author of The Digital Party and The Great Recoil. He’s a senior research fellow at the Department of Political History, Theories and Geography of Complutense University in Madrid.

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GoFundMe Profits from People’s Pain | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Nora Kenworthy to discuss how people rely on GoFundMe to access healthcare and the further inequities that adds to an already deeply unequal healthcare system. 

Nora Kenworthy is the author of Crowded Out: The True Costs of Crowdfunding Healthcare and an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

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Paris Marx

Paris Marx is a tech critic and host of the Tech Won’t Save Us podcast. He writes the Disconnect newsletter and is the author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation.

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