VIDEO: Billed as being something between an expensive bike and a cheap car, the Squad Mobility vehicle’s solar panel roof provides enough energy to cover 20km a day, while a replaceable battery increases its range to 100km and two electric motors at the back means it can reach a maximum speed of 45 km/h.
Poland could become a European centre for the production of electric car batteries on the back a flourishing export market, a leading newspaper has reported.
The Polish government has chosen Jaworzno, in the southern industrial region of Silesia, as the site for the country's first electric vehicle factory.
Around 160 charging stations for electric cars will be installed along the roads overseen by the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA), the Puls Biznesu daily newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Two cities, four crews and four different electric cars: there were the parameters of the e-Rally held in Poland on 21-22 April. The crews, made up of journalists from different Polish media outlets, set out to test four e-cars: a BMW i3, a Hyundai Ioniq, a Nissan Leaf and a newer Nissan Leaf II. Their mission was to get from Warsaw to Wrocław and back again, swapping cars midway.