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The Eternal Cycle: Quiet Waste Recolection, Then-today-tomorrow

The new waste collection vehicle of the German company Quantron AG was successfully tested - it was in operation without any restrictions, just like other models with diesel engines, with a daily 7 to 9 hour collection tour for distances of up to 85 kilometres. There was always sufficient residual energy available, and for recharging it only needed a 63A three-phase house connection with continuous load. The electric and therefore quiet rubbish truck is no longer a utopia; supply and demand are increasing and in the near future the nightly disposal of our affluent rubbish will be quiet.
The idea is not new, but the technology has never been as good as it is today. As early as 1909 the…
06 November 2020 / V. Christian Manz

The Visitor: Trucks For Cape Juby In Morocco

Under the name of "The Visitor" I will occasionally publish reports on the history of the automobile and commercial vehicle that are not related to the topic of electric vehicles. We start today with "Trucks for Cape Juby in Morocco", which I hope you will like.
A high command of the Spanish protectorate Cape Juby in Morocco, a small strip of landscape close to the Canary Islands, but on the African continent, in 1933 commissioned a company of London to ask for the possible supply of large trucks with diesel engines suitable for African roads. The Betancor company contacted the Armstrong-Saurer, Crossley, Foden and Yorkshire companies. The answers together with their…
07 August 2020 / V. Christian Manz

Volkswagen Won Pikes Peak International With An Electric Racing Car

7 minutes and 57.148 seconds – Volkswagen set a new best time in the most impressive manner at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (USA), making…
29 June 2018

Did You Know: The Opel GT Electric

The sporty Opel GT, which was born 53 years ago, an aerodynamic two-seater that caught the eyes at the Frankfurt saloon in 1965, also existed in an…
13 April 2018

Audi E-tron Vision Gran Turismo

With the fully electric “Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo” concept car Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a…
10 April 2018

AeroMobil Presents Electric Flying Car

The advanced engineering company AeroMobil from Bratislava (Slovakia) announced the extension of its planned product range with the launch of the…
22 March 2018

DID YOU KNOW: Hydrogen Engine And Fuel Cell Invented In The 19th Century

William Cecil and Sir William Grove were the precursors of the hydrogen engine and the fuel cell as early as 1820 and 1841 respectively, and thanks to…
16 March 2018

Anniversaries Of Electric Cars / Jubiläum Der Elektrofahrzeuge

In the national newspapers, the typical reports starting a new year are concerning what brand and what car model will celebrate an anniversary in 2018…
14 January 2018

Locomoviles, Electric Cars For Kids

Locomóviles, electric cars for kids, is an Argentine company created by three automobile enthusiasts, Juan Mercado Virasoro, Rodolfo Manochi and…
08 August 2017

Daymak C5 Blast Go-Kart Ultimate

Daymak C5 Blast is actually the fastest Go-Kart on the planet. Who needs one? No one. Who wants one? Everybody. The thrill of going faster then ever…
15 May 2017

Vauxhall Ampera-e, Best Range In A Mid-size Electric Car

Opel is launching the Ampera-e first in the countries that already have some form of EV infrastructure in place or countries that have shown ambition…
03 May 2017

The Opel (Vauxhall) Ampera-e Will Come In May

Although General Motors has sold the German manufacturer Opel to the French consortium PSA Peugeot-Citroën, sources from both companies confirm that…
13 April 2017

Electric Taxi And Battery Changes

Fascinating this rapid change of batteries in the Eucort Taxi in Barcelona in 1943, as shown by this RTVE film. But they were not the first Spanish electric taxis between the civil war and postwar; and we also bring here two photos of a change of batteries back in 1906 - just as effective.
We…
03 January 2017 / V. Christian Manz

The Spanish Loryc With Opel Adam Components

Charly Bosch, father of the rebirth of the charismatic majorca brand Loryc and the transformation of its new model - classic style - in an electric…
10 November 2016
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