Velo capital: Paris plans to invest 150 million euros to be come the world’s cycling capital by 2020. Subsidies for electric bicycles are intended as well as the expansion of the cycle path network and additional 10,000 cycle parking spots.
salon.com; lefigaro.fr (in French)
Rent a Leaf in London: Hertz has introduced Nissan’s electric car to its rental fleet in the British capital. The Leaf will be available at selected locations, including Heathrow and City Airport, at a special launch rate of 9,99 GBP (about 15 dollars) a day.
Switzerland gets FCV: Hyundai is now offering its ix35 Fuel Cell in the Alpine republic. There it costs 66,990 CHF (69,312 dollars). Furthermore, Hyundai Suisse plans to install a 700-bar H2 fuelling station together with partners like research facility Empa. The companies Coop, Axpo, and H2 Energy are planning to build more hydrogen stations in Switzerland.
de.nachrichten.yahoo.com (in German)
Denver doubles EV chargers: Already, Denver International Airport has ten EV charge spots and soon another ten EV charging stations are to be installed. Costs are estimated at 85,000 dollars.
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