The court of the EWA in Altdorf
|Overnight charging was provided by the electricity company in Altdorf,
the village of Willem Tell.
|The route through the heart of Switzerland led trough a magnificent
landscape of mountains and lakes.
On the shores of Lake Lucerne
At the Kongresshaus in Luzern
|The futuristic architecture of the Luzern Kongresshaus provided
an interesting background for a charging break.
Furthermore, the delegates of an international fuel cell symposium
held there could enjoy the visit of the electric vehicles.
|Fuel cell powered vehicles were on display at the symposium,
like this ZeTek taxi.
The ZETEK Fuel Cell Taxi
The Munziger Platz in Olten
|The next stop was this leafy square in Olten, where the participants
where offered refreshments by the local power company.
|The day ended in Basel, where the participants were able to enjoy
a reception in the Hilton Hotel. This hotel is very sympathetic towards
electric vehicles drivers, offering them a recharge infrastructure.
Basel also takes part in the E-Tour project, demonstrating 400 electrically
At the Basel Hilton
|The hotel even has its own charging station, offering free recharging
to hotel guests.
|On the reception offered to participants, Mr Rudolf Jegge of the
canton Basel-Stadt, Prof Maggetto, and Mr Andreas Meyer from the commune
of Muttenz presented their views on electric vehicles.
Mr Rudolf Jegge, Amt für Umwelt and Energie,
Baudepartment des Kantons Basel-Stadt