What rockets a person across the Alps at 300 km/h?
The answer is an electrified wingsuit by BMW i. BMW is now powering human flight as the company presents an electric drive for a wingsuit. Two carbon propellers with a total output of 15 kW form the fly unit of the wingsuit that promises about five minutes of airborne freedom.
Ionity orders 324 HPC columns from ABB
ABB has received a follow-up order from charging network provider Ionity for an additional 324 HPC charging stations. The columns with the new Ionity design will be installed in 24 countries during the second phase of the Ionity grid expansion by the end of 2020.
Ionity presents new HPC charger at IAA
Ionity presented its new HPC charging station at the IAA. With the new design Ionity wants to improve the charging experience. The first columns of the new type are scheduled to go into operation in Denmark in October.
Alaka’i presents fuel cell air taxi
The US startup Alaka’i Technologies has presented the concept of a fuel cell air taxi called Skai, which was developed together with the BMW brand Designworks. It offers space for five passengers, is powered by six electric motors and is expected to have a range of around 400 miles (640 km).