This week, we speak with Bloomberg Businessweek staff writer Hannah Elliott, who reports on the automotive industry with a special focus on hyper-cars, motorcycles, and electric and luxury vehicles. She lives in Los Angeles, where car culture is enjoying a renaissance.

NOTE: During the broadcast portion, we had the usual Q&A but in the podcast portion, this turned into a conversation; Hannah made the mistake of asking me a question and we were off to the races of me babbling about cars with one of the most knowledgeable automobile journalists out there.

She explains how many of the new EVs are more like appliances than cars, and the driving experience can be mundane and undifferentiated. What she would like to see are cars that reflect the marquee and driving experience specific to that brand. As an extreme example, the new GM Hummer EV is exactly what it’s supposed to

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