Archive for May, 2010

Epyon Presents Ultra-Fast Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

May 13th, 2010

Nissan is currently promoting its new LEAF electric vehicle in the Netherlands. At the same time Epyon decided to present its fast charging station for electric cars – the station was dubbed TERRA.

The company claims that the charging station is able to recharge Nissan LEAF up to 80 percent in just about 30 minutes.

If the claims are true, then the charger will prove to be extremely useful for electric car drivers, especially considering that the LEAF can travel 160 kilometers on full charge and that in average a person drives less than 100 kilometers a day. » Read more: Epyon Presents Ultra-Fast Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

The Cell – Shape-Changing, Three-Wheeled, Electric Car

May 11th, 2010

Statistical data shows that about 60 percent of people in the UK travel alone, which means that a large amount of greenhouse gasses is emitted into the air and there’s little chance to avoid traffic jams.

To be able to solve the problem, a designer came up with this original three-wheeled concept vehicle.

Not only it requires less space, it is also lightweight and much more efficient compared to conventional four-wheel cars. » Read more: The Cell – Shape-Changing, Three-Wheeled, Electric Car

Aprilia Skateboard – Electric Car that You Can Fold

May 5th, 2010

This concept vehicle was designed by Siddharth Ran, who thought of creating a car for all age groups and which would also represent the future of urban transportation.

Being fun to ride, the Aprilia Skateboard is a vehicle that is both safe and practical.

The car is also environmentally-friendly, being powered by a built-in electric motor. » Read more: Aprilia Skateboard – Electric Car that You Can Fold