Geneva Switzerland – Reported by Elite Traveler

first_imgGeneva, Switzerland – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineGrand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has announced the nominations for the 2012 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix. The jury has selected 70 watches, on which the public can vote via the GPHG website. An award ceremony will take place Thursday November 15th, 2012 at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, attended by Alain Berset, Federal Councillor, and the Geneva authorities.Members of the public are invited to vote for their favorite watch online, with the most popular watch winning the Prix du Public. Voters automatically enter themselves into a prize draw to win a timepiece. From October 2012, a free mobile GPHG app will be available to download, providing all the information on the official GPHG site.As in previous years, the watches preselected by the jury will be part of a traveling exhibition, allowing the public to become acquainted with the nominations. The first stage of the exhibition will take place in Les Ambassadeurs boutique on the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich. The 70 timepieces will then be presented in Hong Kong, followed by Shanghai on the famous Bund.Returning to Geneva, the watches will be displayed at the Cité du Temps, with an inauguration October 31st and the main exhibition open to the public November 2nd – 8th. Following the award ceremony, the three finalist watches in each of the seven categories—as well as winners of the Aiguille d’Or Grand Prix and the Prix du Public—will be exhibited at the Swiss Embassy in Moscow. Complete exhibition dates are available on the GPHG website.A showcase for Swiss watchmaking around the world, the GPHG also champions Geneva’s reputation as a watchmaking capital. In light of this, the Geneva and Moscow GPHG exhibitions will pay tribute to the city.Attended by Geneva’s international watchmaking community, the award ceremony will see eleven prizes announced including the prestigious Aiguille d’Or. The Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild, main partner of the GPHG, will also award a study grant to a talented young candidate. The event will be linked to New York where a live broadcast will take place in a shop on Madison Avenue.www.gphg.orglast_img read more

Median EPA Range For 2018 Electric Cars Increased To 125 Miles

first_imgHalf of the BEVs on the market can now go more than 125 miles (200 km).According to the US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, the median EPA range for all-electric cars in the U.S. increased for the 2018 model year by almost 10% year-over-year, from 114 miles in 2017 to 125 miles (around 200 km).For 2018, there were 14 BEVs to choose from, while in 2011 there were just three (median then was just 73 miles).The median is the value separating the higher half from the lower half of a data sample – wiki.See Also Source: Electric Vehicle News Watch This Tesla Model 3 Performance Range Test By Bjorn Depending on the model, the range of all-electric cars varies from 58 (electric smart) to 335 miles (Tesla Model S 100D). In 2011, the range varied from 63 to 94 miles.The median increases as there are more longer-range electric cars on the market and, by the way, those longer-range models seem to now account for the majority of sales. It clearly shows that consumers are willing to go electric if the car is capable of long-distance travel. In the near term, we will probably see a median of over 150 miles (240 km), while the majority of sales will be of cars with range above 200 miles (320 km) or even 250 miles (400 km). Winter Driving Kills Hyundai Kona Electric Efficiency: Videocenter_img Note: Median is based on the models listed in the supporting data spreadsheet; some of these AEV models are available with different battery capacities/body styles, which have shorter ranges.Source: U.S. Department of Energy, FuelEconomy.Gov data, accessed December 4, 2018.Source: energy.gov Tesla Model 3 Real-World Winter Driving And Range Test: Videos Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on January 15, 2019Categories Electric Vehicle Newslast_img read more