However, since June 1, 2017, with the 52nd ordinance amending road traffic regulations for winter tires, new regulations and technical requirements apply. So far it was considered sufficient that winter tires were marked with "M + S". These tires were characterized by deeper grooves and larger lugs than normal tires.
In the extended range version, the Mustang Mach e not only achieves an electric range of over 400 km in summer, but also has some interesting detailed solutions on board that have unique selling points.
The market for compact electric vehicles for metropolitan areas is growing continuously. The Japanese already shone at the IAA with its compact exterior dimensions and attractive design. At first sight it looks like the prototype of a sporty car from the future with a friendly grille. The body appears slick, which is further emphasized by the omission of the exterior mirrors.
The new Renault 5 is powered by a separately excited synchronous motor, which also powers the ZOE E-Tech Electric and Megane E-Tech Electric. Not only is it more powerful than a permanent magnet motor, but it also uses no rare earth metals for magnets, which should reduce both the costs and the environmental impact of production.
In both electric and hybrid vehicles, one comes across the word recuperation again and again ”. This word, which sounds so technical and complicated, is a real energy saver in real life, as it helps to significantly increase the range of electric and hybrid vehicles. The term recuperation comes from the Latin “recuperare” (= to regain) and means the recovery of energy that would otherwise be lost. This energy recovery can be applied to mechanical and electrical energy as well as to thermal energy ... Continue reading "Recuperation - the range saver?
Switzerland is not a member of the EU and is pursuing its own national path in promoting the electric car. While high state premiums in Norway and Germany in particular provide an incentive to buy, in Switzerland a division into national and cantonal support measures ensures regional peculiarities. We take a look at electric car subsidies and the most popular electric cars.