Electric Car

For the first time, the Octavia comes as an iV with plug-in hybrid drive.

SKODA OCTAVIA (2020): New basic model costs 20,990 euros

Generation 4 of the bestseller is now available from dealers: as a notchback sedan with a large flap and as a station wagon, optionally in both body versions as a plug-in hybrid. Now there are prices. Since its market launch in 1996, the Skoda Octavia has been selling almost by...

This trailer for electric cars is the solution proposed by a French firm against the anxiety of autonomy

Proposed electric cars: the solution the anxiety of autonomy

EP Tender is a French start-up that was unveiled seven years ago with a curious invention: a two-wheeled trailer that hid a gasoline engine, with its corresponding tank, and an electric generator, to be used as a complement for electric cars and provide the vehicle with 500 km of autonomy...

Electric Cars sales in Europe and a new investments

Electric Vehicle Technology: Drive types in electric cars

Using externally excited synchronous motors in electric cars, such as ZF had already presented in a prototype in 2012, could play a certain role in the future, especially by renouncing the controversial rare earths. In the case of permanent-excited electro-motors, this is achieved by means of strong magnets, for which the...

electric car should therefore be the concept of the future

Electric Vehicle Technology: Prospects for the future of Electric Car

History of the electric car The electric car is older than the internal combustion engine. Long before Carl Friedrich Benz sent his motor car number 1 to test drive, battery driven electric vehicles were already rolling across the streets of Europe and especially the USA. For many years, the technology...

Three-phase AC motors are used in practically all electric cars on the drive side

Electric Vehicle Technology: Electricity consumption of electric cars

It is not easy to derive the actual consumption and range of electric cars from the technical data for the traction batteries and the drive alone. As a traction battery, the battery is designated for driving an electric or electric hybrid vehicle, since at the same time there is also a...