Pipistrel Ready To Set 7 Electric Aircraft World Records

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 20:48:19 +0000

Pipistrel, a small electric aircraft company we’ve covered several times, has a small electric airplane called the Velis Electro. The Velis Electro got its “first type approval” from the EU aviation security authority and is ready for an adventure. It is going to fly more than 700 kilometers from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea

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1st Range Record for ID.3: Makes the Journey from Zwickau to Switzerland on a Single Charge

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 16:52:50 +0000

Zwickau/Schaffhausen – The new Volkswagen ID.31 has set its first range record: The electric car covered the 531 kilometers from Zwickau to Schaffhausen (Switzerland) on a single charge. Officially, the model has a range of up to 420 kilometers (WLTP). This mark was topped by more than 100 kilometers – an increase of 26 percent. The vehicle was a series production ID.3 1st Pro Performance with a 58 kWh battery built at the Zwickau electric car factory. The route to Switzerland consisted entirely of public roads and highways, passing cities such as Bayreuth and Ulm. The record-breaking vehicle was driven by “hypermiler” Felix Egolf, a native of Switzerland. The term “hypermiling” originated in the USA and refers to driving a series production vehicle with techniques that maximize efficiency and minimize consumption

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Pico Is An EV Charging Solution For Home, Work, & Around Town

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2020 22:07:18 +0000

To successfully transition to a sustainable, clean energy future, energy systems must be decentralized and digitized. One step in this direction is the implementation of intelligent, connected EV charging stations like Pico, which create flexibility and added value for both end customers and grid operators

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10 Countries With 5–10% Plugin Vehicle Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 06:29:35 +0000

A few days ago, I wrote an article about the top 5 countries in terms of plugin vehicle market share. In response to that article, one reader, “No way” (I have a feeling that’s not his/her real name), requested a graph and article on countries aspiring to 10% plugin vehicle market share

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Top 14 European Countries In EV Market Share — Sales From 2012–2020 (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:26:38 +0000

I recently published a report on the top 5 countries in terms of plugin vehicle market share (percentage of their auto sales coming from plugin vehicle sales). Underneath that article, some readers requested that I do a report focused only on fully electric vehicles. I thought that was a good idea, so here’s a report on that topic

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A Solar Roof That Only Comes Out When The Sun Is Shining

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 22:31:37 +0000

A company in Switzerland, Kronberg, and its partner, St. Gallish-Appenzellische Kraftwerke (SAK), have created something unique with solar

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In A World First, Hyundai Fuel Cell Semis Ship To Customers

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:22:25 +0000

This could be big for Hyundai. Investors are always looking for “the next big thing.” That new technology or “killer app” that will multiply their dollars again and again — and it looks like that thing might be green trucking

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Switzerland At 10% EV Market Share!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 19:48:51 +0000

The Swiss electric vehicle market has risen to nearly 10% share of the overall Swiss auto market (9.7%), which is up from 5.5% in the same period of 2019, according to EV Volumes. The EV market’s growth rate was 20% in the first 5 months of the year, while the overall auto market was down 39%

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Polizei Goes Electric — Hyundai Kona EV Popular With Police Fleets Around Europe

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 00:40:21 +0000

I believe there are police officers everywhere who want to switch to electric cars — or are at least interested in finding out more about them. In Europe, the Hyundai Kona EV is a particularly popular model with the police

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