Final AI

In The New York Times editorial by Thomas Friedman entitled " While Detroit Slept " (December 9, 2008), what does Friedman think is the correlation between the business models of Apple and Better Place? Do you think most informed Americans would agree with Friedman's claim that mobility miles can be sold the way.mp3s have and that Americans will forego their ownership of automobiles? Provide examples from any of your reading, your conversations with other Americans or your experience to support your evaluation of the author's assertion.

"Better Place corporate site"

"Israel Backs Palo Alto Man's Electric Car Plan" by Matthew Kalman at San Francisco Chronicle

"Better Place Eyes $1 Billion Electric Car Network For Bay Area" by Elsa Wenzel at CNET