Aug 2, 2016 - 08:34 am

Stafan Knirsch, SolarCity, Erik Lindbergh.

Stefan-Knirsch_100x100px“We are ready, but the infrastructure is still not there, and the relationship between pure electric and hydrogen cars is not clear.”

Stefan Knirsch, Audi’s head of technical development, says that a FCV racer for Le Mans “is possible,” but that the carmaker will only show it, if the technology can make it to production. But at this point, there is still too much uncertainty.
autocar.co.uk

anonym“Now is the right time to bring our two companies together: Tesla is getting ready to scale our Powerwall and Powerpack stationary storage products and SolarCity is getting ready to offer next-generation differentiated solar solutions.”

In a statement on its blog, SolarCity explains why the merger with Tesla makes sense. It says that combining its solar-power know-how with Tesla’s storage products will “improve the way that energy is generated, stored and consumed.”
solarcity.com

anonym“The Holy Grail is vertical take-off and landing quiet enough that it doesn’t piss off your neighbours.”

Erik Lindbergh, grandson to pioneer Charles Lindbergh, wants to push electrification of airplanes. For him, especially the noise level is an aspect that needs changing.
nypost.com

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https://www.electrive.com/2016/08/02/stafan-knirsch-solarcity-erik-lindbergh/
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