Arnold Schwarzenegger was influential in getting AM General’s military-duty Humvee converted for civilian use in the 1990s. Since then his environmental consciousness has grown, making his beloved Hummer H1, the name of the civilian Humvee, quite the contradiction. Now, thanks to Austrian firm Kreisel, Schwarzenegger’s dream of an electric H1 has become a reality. The vehicle was revealed on Tuesday to mark the opening of Kreisel’s new R&D center in Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria. It follows the reveal in January of an electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class that was...
Kreisel blends old with new for first turnkey electric car
Kreisel has announced its first turnkey car, and it’s not what you’d think. The Austrian firm on Thursday announced it will start selling a replica Porsche 910 powered by its electric car technology. Kreisel calls the car the Evex 910e and will offer it at a starting price of 1 million...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Arnold Schwarzenegger helps Austrian firm Kreisel launch electric G-Class
He may be famous for owning Hummers, Unimogs and even a tank, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is also a strong proponent of more ecological forms of transport. He demonstrated this during a recent visit to his homeland where he helped launch an electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class built by local firm Kreisel...Viknesh Vijayenthiran