E2O takes on the Nano GenX (AMT) vs Alto and barely scrapes through to survive and tell the tale. Nano comes out shining second while Alto gets some respect from the defeat due to its mammoth 35ltr tank!
The Tindo solar battery-charged bus (“Tindo”, Kaurna word for sun) is an experimental battery electric vehicle that operates in Adelaide, Australia. It is the world’s first solar bus, operating since 2007. It uses 100% solar power, is equipped with a regenerative braking system and air conditioning and can carry up to 40 persons, 25 of whom are seated. The bus itself is not equipped with solar panels. It receives electric power from a photovoltaic system on Adelaide’s central bus station. Hailed as the world’s first bus service powered exclusively by solar power, the bus service connects Adelaide City and North Adelaide as part of Adelaide City’s sustainable transport agenda. The Tindo is part of the 98A and 98C bus service (until recently known as the Adelaide Connector) which is offered as free public transport.
Tesla Powerwall – solving the battery problem – once and for all.
When Elon Musk went about setting up a battery manufacturing plant called Gigafactory people thought that he was building battery plant for the cars that his company would be manufacturing. People thought he would be selling about 10,000 Tesla cars a year at the maximum as they wre quite expensive. But Elon being Elon was out thinking everybody and leaping ahead into building the fuel-storage-blocks of tomorrow.