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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 Eternal Cycle: Electric Taxis, Then And Now

As early as 1896, electric taxis were humming through the streets of London, the hummingbirds, as they were affectionately called by the inhabitants, did not smoke and did not leave dung on the asphalt. And they were also quiet.
The drivers could pay some dividends to the London Electric Cab Company, owner of most of these taxis. The basic model was from Bersey, with an American Lundell engine, and a patented battery changing system - the batteries slid out in their box with small wheels and a new box with fresh units slid back in. The E.P.S. lead batteries with 170 ampere hours lasted up to 80 kilometres. Of course there were problems, where not, and later gasoline-powered taxis were…
01 March 2020 / V. Christian Manz

Electric Vehicles At International World Exposition Paris 1937

An article published in 1937 in the German magazine "Das Elektrofahrzeug" (The Electric Vehicle) states that in 1937 the World Exposition of…
21 February 2019

American Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum Gets 12 More Vehicles

The Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation and the Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum announce the gift of twelve electric vehicles of historic…
26 December 2018

Quick-charge Stations Based On Second-life Batteries

UK-based Connected Energy and Groupe Renault have installed two quick-charge stations based on the innovative E-STOR energy storage technology on…
29 August 2017

First Multi-Brand Electric Vehicle Center Near London

The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom – the Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience Centre, operated by Chargemaster – opens its doors…
22 July 2017

Charging When Driving

Renault partners with Qualcomm Technologies and Vedecom to demonstrate dynamic wireless electric vehicle charging (DEVC) - 20 kilowatts charging at a…
19 May 2017

Pininfarina And Hybrid Kinetic Presents An Eco-sedan

The wellknown Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina designed and manufactured a new luxury sedan concept, with pure design and eco-firendly technology, for…
15 February 2017

Fórmula E, Big Business In The Future

Interest in Formula E is growing steadily, within a few years probably all major car manufacturers will be represented with an electric vehicle in…
27 November 2016

Smart, The Entire Range Electrified

The smart electric drive will celebrate its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show (1 to 16 October 2016), while the market launch will start in the…
24 September 2016

Great News From FIA Formula E

The second season of the new Formula E is finished which a big success gaining a lot of public enthusiasm, with new vehicles, important teams and…
24 August 2016

50.000 Renault Zoe

The 50,000th Renault ZOE has rolled off the production line at its specialist plant at Flins, the only ZOE site for global distribution. Renault has…
22 April 2016

Fleet Show 2016 At Silverstone In May

Fleet Show, at the iconic Silverstone circuit on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, promises to be an ‘electrifying’ event for all those who attend. This…
17 March 2016

150 Renault Zoe For Solar Charging Project In Holland

Renault and its Dutch economic partners Utrecht City Council, ElaadNL and LomboXnet signed a letter of intent to develop a Franco-Dutch framework of…
12 March 2016
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