It's Electric! The Electric Car Show with Afeez Kay - Afeez Gets Interviewed by Stan Durk Pt1
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24M • 14/1 2019

Afeez Gets Interviewed by Stan Durk Pt1

Welcome to the It’s Electric podcast hosted by the inquisitive, informative, and exhilarating Afeez Kay. Whether you’ve been a fan of the electric car movement for years or are just getting your bearings in this subculture you’re in the right place. Not to worry, Afeez lays everything on the table in an open and honest fashion. What will you hear?  You’ll get brand comparisons from someone who has tested the product. You’ll get the reasons why electric cars are the wave of the future and what that means for our Earth. You’ll get funny stories from Afeez and his guest as well. Get comfy, lean forward, and don’t fall behind. In this episode, Afeez is in the hot seat because he is being interviewed by his guest Stan Durk.  Stan jumps right into things without any hesitation and asks Afeez for some background on what piqued his interest electric cars and unicycles. Stan also inquires about the start of the It’s Electric podcast in 2018. Afeez explains that 6 years ago he was in Venice and saw a man driving a scooter which was quiet and clean. He went online to do research, came across Tesla, and became fascinated. He also fell in love with their mission statement:  To accelerate the advent of sustainable transportation by bringing compelling mass market electric cars to market as soon as possible. Searched for alternatives due to the price point with Tesla and found other available brands of electric cars (BMW, VW, Nissan Jaguar, Renault . . . etc) Went for a test drive and became hooked on not only electric cars but all different types of electric vehicles (EV) Afeez wanted to share his personal mission statement with anyone who would listen. To educate people on clean transportation and clean energy generation. A “just electric” story about getting ready for a date and Justin Timberlake: the birth of the It’s Electric podcast. Best/worst guests or shows? It is the guest’s show Every show is different It is only as good as the person being interviewed chooses to divulge Talks about a Californian business owner who explains the instruction of cars is the problem Afeez tells a few stories of his favorite shows and guest Afeez says that the shows that could be better were the earlier shows and they were because of his strict focus How does Afeez choose his guests and why? He follows people that are doing things that interest him He brings people on who send him questions He enjoys learning and growing with other people   “I’m at your mercy.” “I’m not anti-car.” “Electric cars were still a dorky looking thing.” “It was just mindblowing” - Afeez on his first EV test drive with a Tesla “Let’s prove electric cars are a viable means of transportation.” “I have a day job . . . but educating people about electrical energy is my passion”   Want more Afeez? Instagram Youtube Twitter   Interesting in testing out an electric vehicle? Rent a Tesla

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