ICCT study shows PHEV fuel consumption has risen
Fraunhofer ISI and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) have analysed extensive data on the real-world use of 9,000 plug-in hybrids from all over Europe. The core result: The fuel consumption of PHEVs is on average significantly higher than the official test cycles.
Fraunhofer studies European truck charging
Fraunhofer ISI has analysed the GPS coordinates of around 400,000 trucks from seven manufacturers in operation across Europe. The result is meant to help governments and infrastructure operators set priorities for the installation of charging points for electric trucks.
Study on nanotechnology, Tesla Roadtrip.
Study tip: The Fraunhofer ISI, Germany, published a study on nanotechnology in photovoltaic and energy storage applications and predicts that it will soon become more widely used for electric transport.
iec.ch (complete study as pdf)
Video tip: Electric cars are first and foremost fun, is what these jolly Dutch wanted to prove when going on a road trip in a Tesla Model S. From Amsterdam they headed towards Paris with one thing in mind: party! But first, they had to overcome a few charging obstacles…
youtube.com (video in Dutch), thenewmotion.com (blog in Dutch)