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Skoda’s First Electric Vehicle Was A 1939 Beer Truck
June 20, 2020 ... in 1938, on the brink of WWII, oil imports were under
threat and Skoda needed to find a way to keep supplies flowing. Thus, they
built an electric beer truck that could deliver the product from the factory
in Pilsen to the town’s bars and restaurants. It had a bank of rechargeable
lead acid batteries mounted within the ladder chassis and could haul up to
6,614 lbs (3 tons) of beer. The truck delivered beer for many years,
according to factory records ...

Self-drive electric motorboats available again on Lake Windermere
19th June 2020 ...  SELF-DRIVE motorboats will once again be available to
hire from Bowness from this Saturday. The online booking system is now live,
and bookings can be made up to seven days in advance. The 49-strong fleet of
Windermere Lake Cruises electric boats have been out of action for more than
12 weeks during lockdown ...

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