The Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) seems to be an environmentally friendly solution for short trips in large cities and metropolitan regions. Municipalities support the use of BEVs, for example through free parking, and numerous employers, shopping malls and retail chains now offer free charging points on their parking lots. As for range, however, conventional vehicles with combustion engines are still clearly superior to electric cars. In addition, the fact it takes up to two hours charging time to drive 400 km cannot compete with the convenience of five minutes to fill up the tank.
What other possibilities does the market offer if Battery Electric Vehicles are not yet able to meet all demands? MicroNova has taken a closer look at two trends: fuel cells and e-fuels.
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