The Friday Five – Our Weekly EV Blog

Fake news?

Amongst other innovations, electric scooters are a crucial part of the new urban eMobility craze. But are they really dangerous? Check out this lazy piece of journalism on how Revel’s 29mph mopeds in New York “might get people killed”.

Hyped-Up

The British car company, Lotus, made a huge scene with their new electronic hypercar. The Lotus Evija is a statement vehicle that reaches 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds. How much I hear you say? $2 million large.

EV Olympia

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are quickly approaching, and Toyota is ready. The car company unveiled all new electric shuttles to transfer people between venues.

Variety is the spice of life

The electric car revolution is set to increase three–fold, according to the European environmental lobby, which predicts the number of electric car models available to customers will triple by 2021. This is welcome news as it seemed the creation of new models was stalling.

Backlash

With electric kick-scooters filling up more and more city sidewalks across the globe, take a look at this video clip of why they are facing a backlash in certain cities in the United States.