Reading tip: Professor Maarten Steinbuch is rather attached to his Tesla Model S, which he lovingly calls SiMOne (Steinbuch in Motion One). Tune in for some Tesla-love on his blog.
Video tip: Singer songwriter Paul Thompson plans to set out on a tour through the UK next summer in a converted electric milk float that serves as tour bus and stage. Paul is currently looking for funding.
Events for the upcoming week: Paris Motor Show (until Oct 19, Paris, France) ++ ELIBAMA Stakeholders Conference “EV Li-ion batteries: a challenge for the European Industry” (Oct 14; Newcastle, UK) ++ Expoelectric Formula-e (Oct 16-19; Barcelona, Spain)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar