Super Fast-Charging EVA Electric Taxi Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show

November 21, 2013 by  
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Those attending the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show this week just got the first look at a vehicle that could change the taxi industry in tropical countries.  TUM CREATE , a joint research program by Technische Universitaet Muenchen and Nanyang Technological University , just unveiled its electric taxi prototype codenamed EVA. Resembling a typical 4-door smart car, EVA ”is a result of interdisciplinary research in areas such as energy storage, battery charging, thermal management, and lightweight materials and design,” according to Magma Group . Among other impressive amenities, EVA comes complete with a super-fast charging system that gives the car 200 km of travel after just 15 minutes of plug-in time. Read the rest of Super Fast-Charging EVA Electric Taxi Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric car , electric taxi , electric taxis , electric taxis for tropical countries , electric vehicle , eva , EVA electric taxi , fast charging EVs , fast charging system , fast-charging electric taxi , fast-charging electric vehicles , next generation vehicles , plug-in vehicles , taxis , tokyo motor show , TUM CREATE        

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Luxury Taxi Company in Portland to Use Tesla Model S Cabs

August 23, 2013 by  
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The eco-friendly city of Portland, Oregon will soon be adding electric cars to its fleet of taxis. Luxury eco-touring company Tesla Trips  was recently granted a livery license, and the company will soon begin offering rides in Tesla Model S sedans. Tesla Trips has already made a name for itself in Portland tourism, offering guided luxury tours of the Oregon countryside for wine and beer excursions. The company recently decided to branch out into the commuter realm, applying for their livery license to extend its services to local trips. Read the rest of Luxury Taxi Company in Portland to Use Tesla Model S Cabs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , electric taxi Portland , electric vehicles , green design , sustainable design , tesla model-s , Tesla Trips        

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