Monkey wrench tips scales against LMC
Ohm’s law (E=IR), might have been short-circuited in the Workhorse electric vehicle at Lordstown Motors Corp. For sure a monkey wrench was thrown to stop production. Competition is a vicious sport, as we have seen before.
Back in 1975, a future car named Delorean went south in a drug bust. The Studebaker Avanti ended up in a museum of a car enthusiast. The advanced features in the 1948 Tucker built in Chicago felt the wrath of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler to keep Tucker out of the game.
Recently, the United States Postal Service made a decision to update its vehicles to electric. Shockingly, the plug was pulled at Lordstown Motors for Workhorse’s bid. A 10-year contract was given to Oshkosh Corp., which has been in business for more than 100 years and has military contracts. Shortly before the final bid, a Workhorse prototype truck in Michigan was shown on national news engulfed in fire.
Ohm’s law also played into Einstein’s theory of relativity. Special relativity and general relativity explain the law of gravitation and its relation to other forces of nature. This scenario shows possibly a monkey wrench tipped the scales.
PAUL R. LAWSON