Nico Rosberg founds Extreme E team
After Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg also founds a team for the electric off-road racing series Extreme E. Rosberg Xtreme Racing (RXR) is the ninth team to sign up for the Extreme E.
Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Plaid drive
The recently presented Porsche Taycan has also been well received by Tesla mastermind Elon Musk. First off on Twitter, Musk made fun of the fact that Porsche is also using the name “Turbo” for its electric model, then he added a quick tweet…
Tier Mobility launching new e-scooter series
Tier Mobility, the German electric kick scooter company recently acquired by former F1 champion Nico Rosberg is launching a new series of electric scooters. The company’s first purpose-built LEVs have been developed and manufactured in a strategic partnership with Okai.
Dr. Peter Harrop, Malaysia, eMobility Events.
Video tip: Listen to what Dr. Peter Harrop, Chairman of IDTechEx, has to say about the electric vehicle market of the future. EVs will be everywhere – on land, water and in the air and will be most intelligent. In short, the “radical new” is near.
Is Malaysia ready for EV uptake? Pretty much, if you agree with Matthew Stuart, who lists the numerous industry and government initiatives. Furthermore, Mitsubishi and Nissan are already on the market but have yet to wait for significant consumer uptake.
Events for the upcoming week: LA Auto Show (until Nov 30; Los Angeles, USA) ++ Guangzhou Motor Show (Nov 21 – 29; Guangzhou, China) ++ Essen Motor Show (Nov 29 – Dec 7; Essen, Germany)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar