B-On finds US distributor for StreetScooter vans in CBS
B—ON (formerly Odin Automotive), which acquired Deutsche Post DHL subsidiary of commercial electric vehicles StreetScooter in January, has announced a new deal for North America. US-based Creative Bus Sales (CBS) will distribute B-ON’s vans in the United States, beginning with 500 LCEVs this winter.
Fake engine sounds for Model S, Affordable everywhere charging.
Video tip: Viewers of the 60 Minutes show from CBS might have wondered about the sound the Model S suddenly was making. Sound engineers must have thought, that the car was simply to quiet and added some combustion engine sound. CBS apologised and has now deleted the artificial soundtrack. It is still a nice report on “Elon Musk’s industrial empire” though.
cbsnews.com (video) via greencarreports.com
Charge your EV anywhere: At a streetlamp for example and pay your provider via your personal mobile meter. An intriguing idea which German Ubitricity has come up with and already has put into practice. Enough reason for Forbes to speak to one of the company’s founders.