UK: EV Energy Taskforce launches final report
Britain’s EV Energy Taskforce launched their final report in central London today. It includes 21 proposals on which 350 actors from industry, academia and politics agreed upon. However, it may prove a toothless yet bold talking tiger when it comes to regulation, for now.
Video tip: Hyundai has scored a new speed record for serial hybrid vehicles at Bonneville race course. The Ioniq was modified naturally but managed 253 kph tops. The Japanese will present an electric Ioniq at a two day event in London from Friday.
youtube.com via hybridcars.com, eventbrite.com (presentation)
Download tip: The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) released its ‘Low Emission Bus Guide’ at the Euro Bus Expo in Birmingham. It provides insights for bus operators and local authorities in order to help them make more electric purchasing decisions.
lowcvp.org.uk (download requires contact details) via transportengineer.org.uk
Formula E, Pikes Peak, EV practice guide, Events.
Reading tip: There will be a lot going in the world of electric mobility this weekend. The last two rounds of the Formula E will take place in London and megawatt cars will battle at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Here, you can brush up on some of the basics.
electricautosport.com (Formula E), electricautosport.com (Pikes Peak)
Download tip: LowCVP has published a guide called “Local Measures to Encourage the Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles – Good Practice Guide” in the UK, to help local authorities encourage EV take-up.
fleetworld.co.uk, lowcvp.org.uk (practice guide, PDF)
Upcoming events: FIA Formula E Championship – Round 10 & 11 (June 27-28; London, UK) ++ Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (June 22-28; Colorado Springs, USA) ++ Intelligent Mobility (July 01-02; London, UK)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar