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German Government supports EV's

Discussion in 'News' started by EV_de, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. EV_de

    EV_de Model SP10/XP9 EU ZOE#47

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    ... maybe ...here
     
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    #2 doug, Aug 9, 2009
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    Same location as here? Different car anyway...
     
  3. RGB

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    Same car, just a desaturated photo I'd say.
     
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    Yeah that's possible. On first glance it looks like Glacier Blue as opposed to Electric Blue, but I think you're right.

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    As to German Government support for electric vehicles:
    Matthias Machnig (Bundesumweltministerium) has published a good overview (in German) of the rationale behind eventual support. I presume this is very much also the view presented to government. To what extent material support will follow, remains to be seen. Currently some local projects with support for charging points have emerged and will be funded.
     
  6. RGB

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    Hm, maybe you were right after all!

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    Correct.

    But is this a VP or RWE's car?


    Also, is this the first time we have seen a Tesla charging lead with the new RWE/Mennekes Euro-standard connector? With 63A on tap, maybe that explains the size of the cable. I wonder if the car can draw all of it?
     
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    Not absolutely sure if it's RWE's but it definitely a customer car.
     
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    The caption on the twitpic included:
    Given that RWE HQ is in Essen, I think it is a good bet that the car went to RWE.
     
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    If I am not mistaken, it's VP29. Its registration pre-dates the Euro-spec release.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it's one of the RWE Roadsters. Given the fact that they ordered 4 or 5 (not entirely sure about that either). I'd assume that would put them on top of the list of VIP customers (along with JUWI who ordered what....7 or so?!) and would account for them getting to lay their hands on the first vehicles being delivered.
     
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    They ordered 4 or 5?!? Can you imagine going to the boss with that proposal...
     
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    More RWE pics here.

    More pics of the Berlin event:

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    Strange yellow Elise...
     
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    If anyone wants to see the road show:

    There are some more pictures here: RWE Pressebilddatenbank - Login - use access code EM09.
     
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    RWE presentation on the NRW server (in German). Has some information on the project partners.

    (NRW is Nordrhein-Westfalen, the state in the top left corner of Germany)
     
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