Even for veteran Air Canada flyers, the airline’s latest disgrace disavowing responsibility for information provided by its AI chatbot is a new low. My argument for an appropriate rebranding of the poorest excuse for an airline.
The Center for Automotive Safety recently questioned the manhood of anyone who would buy Elon Musk’s Cybertruck because it weighs some 6,000 pounds. CAS was stereotyping in its assumption that only insecure men would be attracted to a monster electric pickup.
Turns out the most famous driver of GM’s EV Hummer, which weighs more than 9,000 pounds, is a woman.
To understand why GM and Ford have failed so miserably adopting to the EV world, appreciating the personalities and business approaches of Tesla co-founder JB Straubel and Rivian founder RJ Scaringe is a good starting point.