The Friday Five – A Weekly EV Blog – Week 34

Welcome everyone to this week’s Friday Five. In this breakdown, we find the best news regarding electric mobility, city developments and technological developments to save you time from your busy schedules. With EV developing so quickly, it is hard to keep up with all the hustle and bustle. Well… that’s why we’re here. Let’s get started!

 

  1. 3D Printed Electric Car

Although this article was posted on April Fools Day, the information is true. The mobility industry has seen rapid developments, from autonomous driving, to smarter navigation, to electric mobility, it was only a matter of time before LSEV is the first 3D printed car, available 2018 at $10,000, and takes 3 days to assemble

 

  1. JCB – Electric Digger

The world’s first all-electric digger. Capable of functioning for “a full normal working day on the building site”, the 19c-1 E-Tec will heavily reduce noise and pollution congestion. This may open up possibilities of working after normal hours in urban streets, around residential areas and more.

 

  1. Is Electric Safer?

Safety is the #1 priority for automotive companies and will always come first. One of the advantages with EVs is that they give designers the creative freedom and space to innovate to improve our safety when driving vehicles.  “You can’t believe the freedom of designing a car without a gasoline engine”, says Head of Tesla Design.

 

  1. Global EV Market – $93.94

According to BIS Research, the global EV market is expected to soar to a staggering $93.94 billion by 2026. The report takes into account how patents, government regulations and technological advancements are encouraging the growth of the entire EV ecosystem! No wonder the automotive industry is one of the largest, and fastest-growing industries within the manufacturing sector.

 

  1. Unlock Your City – Stockholm

Did you know that the Swedish Capital is situated on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges? The laid-back capital is accordingly nicknamed ‘Beauty on the Water.’ As part of our Unlock Your City concept, we invite you to see Stockholm through a different perspective.