The EV vehicle, an Audi A2, beat out previous world records by driving from Munich to Berlin. The driver joked (honestly) that if anyone wanted to recharge their iPhone, there was still some electricity left in the car. [PhysOrg]
Today, GE has unveiled its long-awaited scheme for electric-car charging points, complete with a design by Yves Béhar's Fuseproject. The stations will drop the time required to charge a car down to as little as four hours.
We have been seeing concepts similar to this Peugeot bubble electric car for years now, but they never seem to materialize. Why? Aren't people interested in getting to deserted beaches to walk barefoot, alone, lost in a nostalgic mood?
Potentially setting a new record for distance travelled by a production electric car on a single charge, a Tesla Roadster finished the entire, 241-mile-long Rallye Monte Carlo d'Energies Alternatives without even draining its battery.