The Funky Cat, the Kia e-Niro Ambulance, the all-electric “Project Thunderball” roadster, and the first, real, full-speed electric Moke – there’s a lot of fun EV news to share today, from what we wrote Beyond ourselves. Scroll down to see even more.
Electric Car News
6,000 registrations of interest for Funky Cat, which will launch in the UK market in the autumn of 2022
“ORA UK announced pricing and specification details for its much-anticipated Funky Cat model, which will enter the UK market later this year as a ‘First Edition’ series. The announcement was the brand’s highly successful, in April. Fully Charged Live marks the first time since its UK public debut.
“The car is capable of running up to 282 miles when fully charged and our NEPTS vehicles cover an average of 90 miles per day, meaning they should last a day without needing a single charge.”
“Already, ORA UK has taken over 6,000 registrations of interest for Funky Cat, with sales scheduled to begin in the autumn of this year. Customers can expect the first deliveries to happen soon.,
Weisman’s all-electric roadster ‘Project Thunderball’ raises 700,000 euros for Amfar on public debut at star-studded gala in Cannes
“One of the first models of Weisman’s most anticipated all-electric roadster ‘Project Thunderball’ went under the hammer last night at the prestigious AmfAR Gala Cannes, raising 700,000 to support AMFAR’s important work in research and awareness of Raised the Euro Global fight against HIV and AIDS.
“Held at the world-renowned Hotel du Cap-Eden-Rock, the gala marked the public debut of the world’s first all-electric Wiseman, which will be finely handcrafted at the company’s ‘Gecko’ factory, a stunning state-of-the-art Dulmen, Germany Features art in. Guests at the star-studded event enjoyed performances by Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin and Charli XCX, along with a fashion show curated by Karin Roitfeld.”
Rohen Berry, Wiseman’s owner and CEO, commented: “The MFAR does significant work in the fight against HIV and AIDS, and we are delighted to support its cause through our participation in this prestigious event. The Cte d’Azur First Bar Metal could not have a better background to present Project Thunderball, and through the generosity of the winning bidder on the night, we are delighted to be able to contribute much-needed funding to amfAR. put to good use.”
“The world’s first all-electric convertible roadster will be crafted from advanced carbon fiber, weighing a little over 1700 kg (3747lb), with a 2.5 kg per hp to weight ratio, bringing remarkable agility and handling more than worthy. Wiseman Badge.
“Project Thunderball has a target range of 500km, thanks to its state-of-the-art 800V high-voltage architecture, which provides a maximum battery capacity of 92kWh (83kWh available) – distinctively high for a roadster. Twin electric rear-mid mounted motors which deliver up to 500kW (680hp) to the rear wheels and 1100 Nm of torque, bringing unprecedented straight-line performance and a targeted 0-62mph (0-100km/h) sprint acceleration time of 2.9 seconds, an unmatched exhilaration For a drive that the owner will never tire of.
“Project Thunderball is now available to order, priced at 300,000 euros.”
A new chapter begins as the electric MOKE hits the road for summer
“The first ever, real, full-speed electric MOKE vehicles rolled off the UK production line last week, ready to be delivered to customers in the UK for the Great British Summer.
Announced an exclusive partnership with Beaverbrook, the renowned English country house estate.
“The classic emotional MOKE driving experience, with the unmatched pleasure, performance and environmental benefits of fully electric power.”
Robin Kennedy, Commercial Director, MOKE International: “MOKE is all about country roads, beach excursions, the summer breeze in your hair and enjoying the journey, rather than rushing from A to B. We’ve created the original Mini Mock We’ve built Sir Alec Isigonis and re-imagined it as a fully electric vehicle for today’s world – and for tomorrow. In more recent times, the petrol-powered MOKE from Kate Moss Championed by everyone from George Russell to George Russell. Our team has been working tirelessly for three years to design and build a worthy, sustainable successor with the latest technologies. Made in the UK, the Electric MOKE now inspires a new generation Ready to do and please.
East Midlands ambulance service goes green with the Kia e-Niros
“The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) has replaced all of its Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) cars in Derbyshire with a fully electric Kia e-Niro. The move will reduce the Trust’s emissions by 96 tonnes of carbon dioxide, equivalent (tCO.)2e) per year.
“EMAS began the search for a suitable electric vehicle for its Derbyshire NEPTS service about three years ago. The Trust tested various vehicles before making a final decision to implement the Kia e-Niro. EMAS now has those in Derbyshire. Have taken delivery of 16 of Kia’s best-selling EVs for patients who need non-emergency medical or clinical assistance to get to and from their health care appointments.
Casa 500 welcomes the new “Fiat Cafe 500”
“Fiat 500” dolce vitabut there can’t be dolce vita “Without the camaraderie, togetherness and enjoyment of the beautiful, unique and extraordinary places that have made history and continue to do so,” says Olivier Francois, FIAT CEO and Stellantis Global CMO. “For this reason, the Casa 500 Museum, which looks to the future of the brand, while extending its roots, has evolved to create the new ‘FIATCafé500’, a space designed to welcome those who Come to the Casa 500 Museum to discover the brand. Sustainable, responsible and electric mobility vision. And from its windows we can glimpse the exclusive La Pista 500, where the public can walk the landscape surrounded by art and see the new 500. Can test, which embodies Italian design and the joy and lightness of Italian design. dolce vita,
Volkswagen unveils two ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ inspired IDs. Buzz Vehicles at Star Wars Celebrations
3ti Papilio3 — Pop-up Solar EV Charging Hub
“The world’s first pop-up mini solar car park and electric vehicle charging hub, which can be deployed in just 24 hours, has been revealed today at Surrey Research Park, Guildford. The UK’s leading designer, installer, funder and solar car Developed by 3ti, the operator of the park (SCP), Papilio3 tackles the UK need to expand electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure ahead of the government’s proposed ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles in 2030. The shipping container is built around and can support up to 12 fast EV charge points. The solar and battery-powered charging system optimizes charge speed and reduces the carbon intensity of the electricity used. Papilio3 is available on rental contract from 3ti and therefore does not require any capital investment by the customers.”
“Overnight charging at home generally provides the most cost-effective, carbon efficient, sustainable form of EV charging, but in the UK, around 50% of households will not be able to do so,” said Tim Evans, 3ti Founder and CEO, and telling. The leaders of the teams responsible for the two largest SCPs in the UK at Bentley Motors, Crewe and JP Morgan, Bournemouth. “If you live in a flat, a tower block, in a rented house, in temporary housing or even in a £10m terraced town house in Chelsea, you might not be able to charge EV at home Will be.”
Canada’s BC Transit bus fleet selects Proterra’s heavy-duty EV and charging technology for electrification
“The contract award for the first ten electric buses is an important and important milestone that sets BC Transit firmly on the path to replace existing diesel buses with electric ones. People can find ways to reduce emissions in their everyday lives. are exploring, electric buses further cement BC Transit as a proven solution,” said Erin Pinkerton, BC Transit President and CEO.
ENC Battery Electric Access Bus passed Altuna BRTC test
DDOT deploys four electric buses for green operations
Electric Buses in the Motor City!
congratulations @rideDDOT, https://t.co/vkyJoaIbJp
— Proterra (@Proterra_Inc) 23 May 2022
Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies and American Battery Solutions partner on SD1 500+ mile range, battery-electric long-haul truck
“Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies (Solo AVT), the vehicle hardware company revolutionizing the freight transportation industry, today partnered with American Battery Solutions (ABS) to develop battery systems for the battery-electric class of SD1, Solo AVT. Announced the signing of an initial agreement with .8 long-range trucks with a range of 500+ miles. The SD1 is designed from the ground up and has full, aerospace-level system redundancy and support for any Class 8 on the road Includes the truck’s lowest drag coefficient enabled by a complete redesign that removes the need for a human onboard.
City Transformer secures investment to transform the way we walk in urban environments
“City Transformers, an EV tech disruptor from Israel, is accelerating the road to mass production of its first foldable microcar, the CT-1, following the completion of its Series A financing.
“The Tel Aviv-based startup is developing EV technologies and shared mobility services that will reimagine the freedom of mobility for those living or working in our cities. The CT-1 is a two-seat, four-wheeled electric microcar Which can significantly reduce our personal traffic and carbon footprint by taking our wheelbase out of traffic and parking in tight spaces like motorcycles.”
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