Reading tip: V is for i-car one might say as Steve Jobs showed interest in carmaking already back in 2010 when he looked at the V-Vehicle prototype by a small start-up, the Guardian reports. Some of the ideas the Apple founder had on design and choice of material later made it into the BMW i3.
Click tip: CHAdeMO is the most popular fast-charging system among electric cars sold between 2010 and 2015, the infographic shows. More interestingly though is the fact that 38 percent of EV and 75% of PHEV were incapable of rapid charging of any kind in the first place.
Events for the upcoming week: World Hydrogen Energy Conference (June 13-16; Saragossa, Spain) ++ 80eDays (June 16-September 04; 20 countries, 3 continents) ++ EVS29 Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (June 19-22; Montréal, Canada)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar