Mobility

Tomorrow is good: Super batteries could cover a range of more than 1000 kilometers

Wait a few more years and you'll see that electric cars will be the equivalent of petrol cars. That's as far as Total Cost of Usage (TCU) is concerned - and without government intervention. The market will be doing its own thing by then. The total investment in...

Groningen aims for a pivotal position on account of future Hyperloop terminal

No, Commissioner Mirjam Wulfse really won't be saying that this Hyperloop terminal will be located in Groningen now that the province and the municipality have managed to secure the sought-after test centre location for the Delft-based start-up Hardt's suspended...

No money for a business class ticket and still have your flatbed on the plane? It is possible, says TU Delft

No money for a business class ticket and still have a flatbed on your flight to New York? TU Delft students have come up with the solution and have been nominated for the Crystal Cabin Award 2020 with it. In addition to the flatbeds, they also came up with chaises...

Are you comfortable with charging your e-Car wirelessly?

The number of e-cars registered in the Netherlands (battery + hybrid) has now passed the 200,000 mark. The number of charge points is also growing rapidly. By the end of last year you could already charge your car in more than 50,000 places. As the number of e-cars...

Start-up of the Day: Emergency Eye provides an instant view of emergency situations

Anyone who has ever had to call 112 in an emergency knows the feeling. When you get the switchboard operator on the line, you have to think carefully about where you are and what happened. It is even worse when you are abroad. How should you make it clear what...

Exponential growth of E-buses in Western Europe

The number of electric buses in Western Europe is skyrocketing. In the past year, more E-buses were registered than between the years 2012 and 2018 combined. This was the outcome of a study by...

Financing round for German solar car

The German company Sono Motors which makes electric cars with solar panels on the roof  saw the bottom of the greenhouse come into view last year. More money had to be put on the table, but the...

My Esel – the fully customized wooden bicycle

Christoph Fraundorfer started having back problems from cycling and figured out that it was due to the geometry of his bicycle. As an architect and furniture designer he is accustomed to solving...

Electrical scam or stupid car lobby

Germany is split on the subject of electromobility. On the one hand, “green scientists” are in a hurry to make the transition from combustion to electric motors. This is the only way to...

Lightyear’s plans to scale up production

The young Dutch car company Lightyear is planning the production of its first car and has announced its strategy to scale up. Lightyear will outsource the production and focus on further developing...

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