The Friday Five – Our Weekly EV Blog

Electric on the water

All-electric sea vessels are now carrying tourists to the Niagara Falls. Swiss-Swedish equipment manufacturer ABB and the Maid of the Mist tour company have joined forces to offer an emissions-free vista.

Drive Google

You may be thinking that the Android Dashboard is already inside many cars? Wrong! That’s Android Auto.  The new Android Automotive system is different and potentially much more powerful. The Polestar 2, an electric vehicle from Volvo’s new experimental group brand that’s due out this year, will be the first vehicle to run Android Automotive by Google.

Gogoro v.3

Taiwanese electric scooter company Gogoro unveiled its latest generation scooter the Gogoro 3. The batteries can be swapped at one of over a thousand battery swap stations spread throughout Taiwan. In Taipei alone, riders are never further than 1 km from a battery swap station.

4 Minute re-juice

Piëch, the Swiss automotive company, claims its Mark Zero sports car will charge up to 80% capacity in just 4 minutes 40 seconds. Juicy.

Super Revved

Take a sneak peek at this 2-minute clip of high-powered electric kick-scooter by Boosted Rev. Fast, powerful and expensive!