Archive | July, 2015

i3: one day with BMW’s ev-offering … & four swiss passes

not long ago, a petrol-head friend of mine converted from driving a 550hp bmw alpina to an i3. his first ever ev-drive was one i organized for him to participate at the world record attempt in zurich in 2013 where he was provided with a renault fluence z.e., an ev with one claim to fame: […]


154km – 37,7Wh/km – 41km/h avg.

i’ve always liked hypermiling. back in my petrol-fueled days i’d try to squeeze as many km’s as possible out of any given tank. (my record with our family’s volvo s80 was 1687km) a TWIKE is a very, very light vehicle. consumption is easily affected by small factors – if you’re serious about consumption, you will […]



Europe’s heat wave has reached Switzerland! Either go to the pool or… go up to 2000+m altitude.


Back to normal – commuting to work

Back to Switzerland after our 2850km trip across northern Europe means going back to work again – I thought i’d take you along on my daily commute to Zurich 🙂 I really like driving to work – i can choose from three different options. Today, you’re going to take the fastest one with me. Check […]