Plugboat first all-electric boat exibition
October 2013: the first all-electric boat exibition will take place on 10./11.10.2013 in Nice at the Cote d'Azur in France.
Enegy Globe Award 2013
Rafael de Mestre got the award for his around the word in a 100% electric Tesla Roadster. 2016 there will be the next around the world. Drivers and sponsors are wanted.
TESLA Model S best sold premium car 2013
Tesla sales beating Mercedes, BMW and Audi in the first quarter 2013
RIMAC comes to Germany
May 2013: The fastest electric car of the world will be presented to a limited group of people on 25./26.5. in Osnabrück. 600km range, 1088 horse power, 0-100km/h in 2.8 sec
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German E-cars first electic bus
May 2013: The German car manufacturer sold it's first electric bus PLANTOS, an electrified Mercedes Sprinter with 611kg, not 1 ton of batteries as said in the report.
Toyota RAV4 electric available in US
April 2013: You can buy the first electric SUV in US for under 30.000€, subventions and no tax included. It uses Tesla battery technology, but the range is only about 160 km.
Model S best-selling EV
April 2013: The range and accelleration convinces - not as the huge amount of press releases of the past defining an EV as a small city only car.
100% electric vs combustion engine car rallye
SRI EV1 Electric Off Road Racer will take part in the Baja Race, the hardest rallye of the world.
Fastest E-Boat from Mercedes
Mercedes put the engine from the Mercedes SLS electric to a boat and makes it to the fastest electric boat of the world. See German Article
Nano Charging in 10 minutes
13.2.2013 University of Southern California researchers have developed a new lithium-ion battery that can recharge within 10 minutes and hold three times as much energy as its existing counterparts ... see full report
Wireless power gives unlimited range to electric cars
1.2.2013 A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart. The long-term goal of the research is to develop an all-electric highway that wirelessly charges cars and trucks as they cruise down the road. Read whole article
Electric cars and minus degrees
1.2.2013 The famous electric car KIT, which went around the world started to the next adventure. This time in the winter time on minus degrees through the Alps and through the Pyrinees to show that this doesn't effect anything to the range.
Luzern -> Geneva -> Lyon -> Perpignan -> Barcelona -> Andorra -> Toulouse and back. 2500 km through the winter, a test of a race course in Barcelona included.
Again he found charge stations for you to be found at chargelocator.com.
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World record attempt
The Alpine Challange of the wave trophy 2013 will end in Zurich on 6.7. trying to attract more than 300 EV's to come to the Zürifäscht to make the longest EV parade ever seen in the world. The ones, who want to participate can subscribe here
Wave Trophy 2013
The famous solar circumnavigator Louis Palmer invites to the next round. This time the Wave Trophy makes an Alpine Challange from 29.6.-7.7.2013 to test the limits of the participating electric cars. The winner will get a trophy, inscription period has started.
Nissan drops EV price and raises range
14.1.2013 On the Detroit motor show Nissan shows the new generation of Nissan Leaf, available on February 2013. With reduced price and a higher range plus 40km the manufacturer proceeds its wholehearted strategy.
Mercedes Benz 100% electric car
7.1.2013 First spy shots of the Electrc B-class with Tesla technology. The car will probably have a range of about 200km
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