Good-bye full hybrids: According to German Manager Magazin, German carmakers quietly said good-bye to full hybrid technologies, focusing on plug-in versions instead. While Toyota hybrids continue to be successful, BMW says the “crawling electrically does not satisfy customers.” Farwell…
manager-magazin.de (in German)
Video tip: Proterra put its Catalyst XR Electric Bus to the test, driving 258 miles on one charge. That is a 70 mile increase compared to tests done earlier this year, and Proterra says its 321 kWh buses could soon crack the 300-mile-mark.
youtube.com via autoblog.com
Events for the upcoming week: Cenex LCV2015 (Sept 09-10; Millbrook, England) ++ National Drive Electric Week (Sept 12-20; USA and other countries)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar
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