Will Simona de Silvestro return to Formula E racing?
Swiss race car driver Simona de Silvestro will focus on Supercar racing in Australia, and on her recent stint as a test driver for Venturi. Ahead of the Swiss E-Prix race in Bern, she talks about a potential return to Formula E racing and about what’s missing in the world of motor sports.
The surprising business strategy behind Green Motion
Green Motion sold its technology to China for a massive profit. Now CEO François Randin is using the money to fund hundreds of new chargers across Switzerland. Hannah Wise met with the entrepreneur to find out more and why he thinks installing e-chargers at rest stops is a “huge mistake.”
Harley-Davidson wants to change the way you think about bikes
Revving engines and leather jackets aren’t passé, but Harley-Davidson brought its fully electric Livewire to the Geneva International Motor Show to reveal to its European customers that its business is changing. Click here to find out how.
Can China break into the European car market?
Aiways, the new Chinese electric carmaker, has major ambition, especially in Europe. Its founder, Samuel Fu, explains why he’s so sure his company can thrive, even as the European car market slows down.
The man behind the Piëch Mark Zero
Toni Piëch, the son of a former VW chairman and scion of the Porsche family, tried to avoid the auto industry his whole life. That is, until now. The co-founder of Piëch Automotive, which produces the electric Mark Zero, says that entrepreneurs should think twice before launching their own car company. It is, he says, a “very bad idea.”
Revving up for motor season in Switzerland
Front Seat breaks down the forthcoming 2019 Geneva International Motor Show set to start next week and also looks ahead to the ABB Formula E race that is coming to Bern in June.
Swiss racing drivers on Formula E returning to Switzerland
To find out why more than 56,000 people turned out in Zurich this weekend, @hannahwisecnn caught up with two Swiss racing drivers to discuss the appeal of the Zurich Auto Show and about Formula E returning to their home country.
Why Switzerland is the perfect place for a flying car
Five percent of people in Switzerland are millionaires. But that’s not the reason why flying cars would be a hit here. We caught up with the creators of PAL-V to find out what makes Switzerland the perfect place to take to the skies.
Will we really have flying cars by 2023?
We’ve all heard of self-driving cars, but what about self-flying cars? One Swiss start-up says this is the future—and it’s not that far away. Find out why they think they’ve cornered the market in developing the technology that will enable these vehicles to take to the sky.
Who’s in charge, you or the car?
With more and more driverless cars on the road, there’s worry that robots could take over the world. But there’s little reason to fret, says Joanna Bryson, a computer scientist at the University of Bath in the U.K. She also adds that it’s important to remember that “AI is an extension of people,” and we are still very much in charge.