Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Rahul Gayam

Creating electric vehicles that are affordable, safer and kinder to the environment

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Rahul Gayam—CTO of Hyderabad-based Gayam Motor Works—strives to reduce air pollution in some of the world’s most plagued nations by creating smart, electric vehicles. From motorcycles to three-wheelers and cars, Gayam Motor Works’ produces safe and environmentally responsible vehicles that are also more affordable. The company supplied three-wheel vehicles to Hyderabad’s IKEA and has been growing since—garnering the attention of other companies and everyday commuters. …

Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Tamara Warren

Translating experience as an industry insider and consumer into it to an app for all to use

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A journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Verge, Rolling Stone and more, Tamara Warren is also a former jurist and US director for the World Car of the Year awards. Having an in-depth understanding of the industry from an insider and consumer standpoint, Warren recognized a significant communication gap between the two. Her start-up Le Car aims to simplify the experience for car buyers …

Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Tara Pham

Monitoring streets in order to help city planners succeed

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With experience in art, design, publishing, tech and urban design, Tara Pham is currently working to give cities a better understanding of their data, and ultimately their streets. As co-founder and CEO of Numina, Pham works with her team to attach sensors to light poles to monitor traffic—both foot and automotive—and to document the results of street-level design experiments. As a Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellow at …