The year 1956 initialized another conflict. Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal. In the following Iran attacked the country. France and Britain wanted to intervene, but had to withdraw because of U.S.-pressure. (BBC News, 1950-2005). Fossil fuels became scarce in Europe. In the 1960 oil-exporting countries teamed up against the dictate of multinational bus®ses. They formed the OPEC to gain more influence and right to say (OPEC, 2011). Also in Italy the head of the state company E.N.I sought to make Italy independent from the powerful busses- the seven sisters, a term that he created. He started signing contracts with countries like Persia, Egypt and the Soviet Union. But in the year 1962 he got killed in an airplane crash. Years later it was revealed that the crash was caused by a bomb. After that the ENI became a partner of the 7 sisters again. (The Financial Times, 2007; Firrao, Ubertalli, 2009: 1-29). In June 1967 Israel attacks Egypt supported by the West. It is the beginning of the Six-Day War. Arabic countries impose an oil-embargo on every state that supports Israel. This triggers a worldwide economic crisis. (Cleveland, C., 2009: 190). Simultaneously a civil war took place in Nigeria. Eastern parts of the country wanted a higher share of the earnings from the oil. They declared an independent state called Biafra, but after three years the revolution was crushed. (Frynas, 2000: 30). Six years later in 1973 Gaddafi
Dear professor, dear classmates, today I want to tell you something about Tesla. Tesla is an American company that specializes in electric automotives, energy storage and solar panel manufacturing.
Firstly I want to tell you something about the history and the visions from Tesla.
Then I want to talk about the different models from the cars and then about the other things Tesla produces.
Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers who wanted to prove that people didn’t need to compromise to drive electric. The CEO from Tesla is Elon Musk. Furthermore he is the CEO from SpaceX.
SpaceX is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. But now back to Tesla. Tesla wants to show that electric vehicles can be better, quicker and more fun to drive than gasoline cars. Today, Tesla builds not only all-electric vehicles but also infinitely scalable clean energy generation and storage products.
Tesla believes that the faster the world stops relying on fossil fuels and moves towards a zero-emission future it will better
The Roadster was launched in 2008 unveiled Tesla’s cutting-edge battery technology and electric powertrain. From there, Tesla designed the world’s first ever premium all-electric sedan from the ground up – Model S – which has become the best car in its class in every category.
Combining safety, performance, and efficiency. It sets a record for the lowest probability of occupant injury. Model S has reset the world’s expectations for the car of the 21st century with the longest range of any electric vehicle, over-the-air software updates that make it better over time, and a record 0-60 mph acceleration time of 2.28 seconds as me.....[read full text]