At 600 kW, these electric bus charging stations are six times better than Tesla's 100-kW Superchargers.
In January, Tesla CEO Elon Musk visited Tesla's French HQ in Chambourcy. During the event, Musk brought up the idea of building a Tesla factory somewhere in Europe, and that the French Alsace region would be a good option in terms of geography.
Banned since 1955, Switzerland is finally allowing racing to take place within its borders again. But logistical issues are forcing Formula E to push its race there back to next year.
French company NAVYA will begin using two fully autonomous ARMA buses on a public bus route in Sion, Switzerland next Spring.
VW may recall 100,000 diesel vehicles in India. In Switzerland, there have been 600 criminal complaints against the whole illegal software issue.
It's been more than sixty years since the Swiss government banned racing within its borders, but now it's opening them back up again to allow for a Formula E race to take place in Switzerland in a couple of years.
After the Swiss National Bank suddenly changed its foreign exchange policy, Daimler is adjusting its prices in Switzerland by 18 percent, while Peugeot SA slashes a thousand francs off its prices.
Ferrari collector Walter Hagmann ordered a Rosso Corsa example of the supercar for his wife Cornelia, but passed away slightly more than a year ago, before it could be delivered. The story is outlined in Ferrari's latest profile of LaFerrari buyers.
Switzerland is known for many things: chocolate, watches, blonde hair, fondue, finance and now, drive-in brothels. Zürich, Switzerland's largest city, kicked off the drive-in brothel program a year ago, and is now claiming it's a resounding success.
First, Swiss watches. Now this. Switzerland is home to a system that will allow battery-electric buses to get their juice in 15-second increments at bus-stop-mounted electric chargers. High-tech, indeed.
The man suspected of attempting to sell Michael Schumacher's medical records to the media has been found hanging dead in his Swiss jail cell. There was no indication that anyone else was involved, according to officials, and the man's name hasn't been released.
There's always that person who has to spoil a good thing. We all celebrated when Michael Schumacher emerged from his months-long coma following his skiing accident in late December. As one of the greatest drivers in Formula One history, no one wanted to see Schumi live out the rest of his days in a French hospital bed. The good feelings couldn't last for long, though, because it was discovered that the seven-time champion's medical records had allegedly been stolen and were being offered for sal
A 25-percent import tariff can certainly make an automaker take notice (to wit: Toyota). In Tesla's case, that means getting production capabilities on the ground in China as soon as possible. According to Bloomberg News, that could mean 2017. Or maybe not.
Not like we would need an excuse to join a few hundred friends for a springtime plug-in vehicle drive through the Swiss Alps, but the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) is providing us with one. WAVE is putting on its annual shindig between May 31 and June 7, entrant Green Motorsport says, and the party's so big that WAVE's now giving out prizes for three categories: plug-in vehicles that are heavier than 900 kilograms (1,984 pounds), lighter than 900 kg and electric bikes.
While you can't drive a Tesla from the US to Europe, Model S drivers on both sides of the pond are seeing a robust Supercharger network. Today, Tesla announced that enough stations exist in central Europe to get a Model S from Amsterdam to cities 500 or 600 miles away in the Alps. As in the US, using a Supercharger is free.
Tesla's Supercharger network is continuing its rapid expansion throughout Europe. Tesla just opened its very first Supercharger station in Switzerland – in the the town of Lully, connecting the routes between Zurich and Geneva. It's located along Switzerland's highway A1.
Three years after an oversize corporate appetite resulted in him departing the CEO's throne at Porsche, Wendelin Wiedeking is back in the hunger business having announced a chain of pizza and pasta restaurants called Vialino. The eatery business isn't new to the former Porsche boss, nor are business interests far from the automotive sector: the former Porsche boss made his first million in real estate before he was 30, owns a restaurant now, and still owns stakes in companies that make shoes amo