I love cars. I would say I’ve been a petrol-head since I was a kid. I loved the sound of powerful, petrol engines. Even the smell of gasoline. At the same time, a while ago I worked for a wind energy company whose founders’ motto was to “make a living out of air”. That started making me pay attention to renewable energy and electric mobility but still thought that was something to come in the future. 2 years ago, my wife needed a car, she wanted a small, city car, and we started researching the option of buying a Smart. We tested it, she loved it, but then I discovered the electric version looking at me in the car shop… while its selling price was significantly higher than the petrol equivalent, we made numbers and realised that, in less than 3 years, we would compensate for the extra cost. That blew my mind. Most people drive less than 80km a day. No electric car sold today has less than 130km range, and most of the new ones go much further without being too expensive if you do the maths (the higher selling price is amortised in 3-4 years if you do 12-15,000 km per year). And this means tones of CO2 saved from intoxicating our cities. And, at least in Barcelona and its surrounding, the street is full of lamps that would be super easy and cost-effective to adapt as night public chargers. Moreover, driving an electric car is a completely different experience: it’s much more fun than the equivalent petrol option.