Aug 12, 2014 - 08:33 am

Formula E, BYD, Tesla, Toyota, Mahindra Reva.

FormulaE-RacecarFormula E race rehearsal: Before the actual start of the electric racing series in Beijing in September, the Formula E held two test races. Furthermore, the event schedule has been published: Two training sessions, the four-part qualifying and the 1-hour race itself will take place on a single day.
thegreencarwebsite.co.uk, fiaformulae.com, electriccarsreport.com, youtube.com (Video zu den Testrennen)

Electric lorry by BYD: Spyshots showing the BYD T5 are circulating in the world wide web. The all-electric T5 is said to have a range of 400 kilometres and apparently, the Chinese company plans to issue a smaller version called T3 as well as a bigger model, the T7 in due time.
carnewschina.com

A new Roadster by 2017? Auto Bild’s Hauke Schrieber is quoting Tesla’s chief designer Franz von Holzhausen who said the company is planning a Model R. The new car would sit on the Model 3 platform and be designed to “show what Tesla is capable of,” according to Holzhausen.
electric-vehiclenews.com, autobild.de (German original source)

Camry service campaign: Toyota is calling 177,000 Camry Hybrids back into the workshops in what the company calls a “service campaign.” The recall, as Consumer Reports prefers to name it, is due to an issue with the brake fluid which can lead to a failure of the brakes’ power assist system.
greencarreports.com

Mahindra quick charging: The Indian manufacturer now offers quick charging for its E2O with a feature called Quick2Charge. If the new variant comes to market, the E2O will cost 45,000 rupees (about 735 dollars) more in India. The export version will have Quick2Charge as standard.
indiancarsbikes.in

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2014/08/12/formula-e-byd-tesla-toyota-mahindra-reva/
12.08.2014 08:24