The Friday Five – Our Weekly EV Blog

The grass is greener

London is set to become the world’s first national park city, which would mean it is 50% Green by 2050. Nature is a “need to have”, not a “nice to have”, according to the National Park City Foundation.

Skateboard Chassis

EV Upstart, Rivian, is driving a new auto tech boom. Its electric skateboard is one of many ventures which will see it become one of the most competitive in the nouveau automotive supply chain.

Heads up!

A 10km stretch of the Hessen Autobahn, near Frankfurt, has begun testing for OH (Overline Hybrid) trucks. When the trucks drive under the power line at speeds of up to 90 kilometers per hour, the charging system automatically connects to the overhead lines for charging.

Second thoughts

Only 4 in 10 Americans have interest in buying an EV. With range anxiety fears down by 11%, and 67% saying they would be willing to pay more for an EV, other factors seem to be preventing them from putting their hand in their pocket.

Put your feet up

A short but sweet video clip of what a self-driving experience with Tesla could look like. What would a handsfree experience at the wheel mean to you?