iTRANSFORM™ launches bEVCurrent

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What is bEVCurrent?

bEVCurrent provides relevant information on the 6 Transformations that are bringing seismic changes to the global auto industry.

Developed by Value Innovations, Inc and Vision21


Change is occurring at such a rapid rate, relevant headlines/articles are being published daily. All stakeholders across the global auto industry (auto manufacturers, tier 1 suppliers, auto dealers) and the supporting infrastructure need timely access to the latest information delivered in an “easy to read and digest” format.

To meet this need, iTRANSFORM™ has launched bEVCurrent, a weekly publication.

iTRANSFORM is a trademark of Value Innovations, Inc.

Want to learn more about bEVCurrent?  Read on, or contact:

  1. Dick Lee at; Smartphone: +1-720-291-0758
  2. Dick Melrose at; Smartphone: +1-561-716-2846
  3. Rachelle Folsom at; Smartphone: +1-303-903-1852

Want a past edition of bEVCurrent?

Contact:  Dick Lee at; Smartphone: +1-720-291-0758.  We’ll send you a .pdf file.

Who should subscribe to, and read, bEVCurrent?

  • All key managers (“C” level executives, VPs,directors and managers) in auto manufacturing companies, all Tier 1 and 2 auto parts suppliers, auto dealership and companies supporting the global auto industry (e.g., consulting, finance, digital marketing, insurance, IT, logistics, and more).
  • Government officials (at the Federal, State and Local level) responsible for air quality (e.g., CARB, EPA), public safety (e.g. NHTSA, NTSB), transportation (e.g., DOT), and vehicle certification and testing (e.g., DMV).
  • University professors and academics whose research and interests focus on new technologies in relevant disciplines (e.g. air quality, batteries, business, digital marketing, energy storage, finance, logistics, marketing, renewable energy sources, sales).
  • Managers, directors and VPs in professional and support organizations (e.g., Accenture, BCG, McKinsey, pwc, NADA, SAE, Salesforce).
  • Reporters at the world’s major newspapers and periodicals.

bEVCurrent sources of information

The primary sources are >200 groups:

  • Auto Companies (e.g., Audi, BAIC, BMW, BYD, FCA, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Renault, VW),
  • Battery Manufacturers (e.g., CATL, LG, Panasonic, Samsung SDI),
  • Electric Vehicle Manufacturers (e.g., BYTON, Faraday, Nio, Polestar, Tesla Motors, Xpeng Motors),
  • Government Agencies and Regulators (e.g., California Air Resources Board, Department of Transportation, Department of Motor Vehicles, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration),
  • Magazines (Auto Line, Automotive News, Car and Driver, Wards Auto, WSJ Autos),
  • Journals (Kelley Blue Book, MIT Review),
  • Newspapers (e.g., Business Standard, der SPIEGEL, Guardian, Le Monde, The Times of India, NY Times, The Telegraph, The Times, Wall Street Journal),
  • Oil and Gas Companies (e.g., bp, Chevron, ENI, ExxonMobil, Shell).
  • Periodicals (e.g., Harvard Business Review, The Economist),
  • Specialty Groups (e.g., Autonomous Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Climate Change),
  • Tier 1 Auto Parts Suppliers (e.g., Aptiv, Aurora, Bosch, Continental, Delphi Technology, Magna International, Nvidia, Siemens, Waymo, ZF)
  • Universities (HBS, IE Business School, MIT, Stanford, University of Oxford)   on twitter.
  • Utilities (Baltimore Gas and Electric, PG&E, Southern California Edison)

How does bEVCurrent search these sources?

iTRANSFORM subject matter experts, trained in the use of twitter, search for 1 to 2 hours a day, seven days a week and tweet or retweet from 4 to 10 times a day. Relevant headlines are captured and stored.

bEVCurrent Report Details:

There are four Levels: 1 through 4.

Level 1 is a single page with 10 headlines (see below)

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Here are the “Top 3” Headlines:

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and Headlines 4-10:

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Headlines are reported for the following subject areas:

  1. Autonomous Vehicles (Driverless Cars/Taxis)
  2. Batteries
  3. bEV Manufacturers
  4. bEV Sales
  5. Connected Vehicles
  6. Fleets
  7. Infrastructure
  8. MaaS (Mobility as a Service)
  9. OmniChannel Retail
  10. Other
  11. PHEV Sales
  12. pHEV Manufacturers
  13. Tier 1 Suppliers

Level 2: Same as Level 1 with the addition of the “Top 3” Headlines’ details (see example below):

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Level 3:  Same as Level 2 with an additional feature – ability to request copies of the articles backing up Headlines 4-10

Level 4: Same as Level 3 with an additional feature – A 2h telecon every month where up to 20 of your associates can ask iTRANSFORM SMEs questions and explore all reports in more detail

bEVCurrent Pricing:

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Want more information on bEVCurrent?

Dick Lee at; Smartphone: +1-720-291-0758 (Denver Metro Area, CO)

Dick Melrose at; Smartphone: +1-561-716-2846 (Boynton Beach, FL)

Rachelle Folsom at; Smartphone: +1-303-903-1852 (Denver, CO)

Want a copy of bEVCurrent?

email Dick Lee at or call him/text him on his smartphone: +1-720-291-0758

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