Freight EVs, Renovo Coupe, Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid.
Download tip: E-Mobility NSR has published three “action plans” for the cities of Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Hamburg on how to support the use of electric light freight vehicles for the last mile.
All on e-mobility-nsr.eu, Amsterdam (PDF), Copenhagen (PDF), Hamburg (PDF)
Video tip: Chris Heiser is the CEO of Renovo. The Silicon Valley start up has now introduced its electric Renovo Coupe which is the main act in this Yahoo Autos video interview.
Panamera review: Richard Lane looks at the hybrid Porsche to see if it is “worth the premium” compared to a Tesla Model S. However, the hybrid Panamera’s electric mode only really applies in urban areas were it then unfolds its “truly wraith-like qualities” but only for a very limited range.
Chevy Volt, Tesla Model S vs. Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid.
Video tip 1: With the 2016 model of the Chevy Volt to hit the roads in January, this video takes a look at the last three and a half years the EV has been on sale. Conclusion – the plug-in “never quite lived up to the big expectations that GM and the world had for it.”
youtube.com via greencarreports.com
Video tip 2: They (can) both run on pure electric power, they are both luxury vehicles… and yet, comparing the Tesla Model S to the 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is like comparing apples and oranges. Hybrid Car Review still gives it a go.
Bus lanes, Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid.
Most powerful incentive: A recent study shows that one of the strongest selling points for EVs in Norway is that they are allowed to drive in the bus lane. That saves time but means there are more EVs than buses in the designated lane. And that could lead to the end of the incentive.
e-mobility-nsr.eu (Study as PDF)
Video Tip: In this new edition of Fully Charged, Robert Llewellyn takes the Porsche Panamera S plug-in hybrid for a spin. And he cannot hide his enthusiasm.