European technology companies such as Rimac, Skeleton Technologies and Einride are competing with Tesla and are close to winning. Europe produces faster cars and better batteries than Tesla.
While Europe does not have a single Tesla equivalent, but several companies that are part of what Tesla does, in many cases Europe is doing better.
Lacking the media influence of Musk's empire, they are less well known, but there are companies like Rimac that make electric roadsters faster, companies like Skeleton Technologies that produce more powerful ultracapacitors and Einride that produce electric trucks with automatic driving, informs sifted.eu.
The Tesla Roadster is considered the fastest car in the world. According to the company, it can reach from 0 to 100 km / h in just 1.9 seconds and has a top speed of over 400 km / h.
Rimac from Croatia could break the Tesla record. The C-Two electric vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 1.85 seconds and reach a top speed of 570 km / h.
For now, however, the Rimac C-Two is not in production. Potential customers will have to wait until 2021 to receive delivery. There may be a very limited number of vehicles, which means you are more likely to be able to deliver. it gets a Roadster rather than a C-Two.
Piech is based in Switzerland, but has deep roots in Germany and is linked to Volkswagen. The company was founded by Toni Pich, the son of former Volkswagen President Ferdinand Pich. It began to be based on the German history of top engineering, combined with electric motors and became the “luxury electric mobility brand”.
The company's all-electric model, Mark Zero, scheduled for sale in 2022, can reach 100 km / h in 3.2 seconds and charge 80% of its battery in 4 minutes. And 40 seconds and boasts a range of 500 km on a single charge.
More than 200 Bosch employees have been involved in the construction of important parts of Nikola trucks, including the electric axle motor, vehicle control unit, battery and hydrogen fuel cell.