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About Peraves

Manufacturer of the E-Tracer® & MonoTracer®

MonoTracer MTE-150 Review by Financial Times

Financial Times Producer Rohit Jaggi recently visited the MonoTracer Peraves skunkworks in Switzerland and took the all electric zero emissions 200hp MonoTracer MTE-150 for a spin through the rainy Zurich countryside.  Throughout his drive he stayed warm and dry thanks … Continue reading

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Third MonoTracer Training of 2012

Last week Peraves held the third MonoTracer training of 2012 again in Tuggen, Switzerland.  10 newbies attended along with Ruedi Steck and Michael Kutschke.  Ruedi Steck of Swiss Performance is a Bonneville world speed record holder and will be piloting … Continue reading

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MonoTracer Space Oddity

Motorrad journalist Stefan Kaschel reviews the experience of piloting and living with a MonoTracer MTI-1200 in the 2012-18th issue of Motorrad magazine in this article entitled “Space Oddity”. It’s all about David Bowie‘s song…did he know of the MonoTracer or … Continue reading

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New MonoTracer MTE-150 Introductory Videos

Dear friends of the world’s most energy-efficient high-performance vehicle, the X PRIZE winning Peraves MonoTracer MTE-150, Last week we videoed the first of 7 short movie segments where I would like to introduce to you our final production version of … Continue reading

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MonoTracering in the Dolomites

Gerold Hellwig, Reto Seitz and I just spent a whole week riding our MonoTracers in the beautiful South Tyrolean Mountains. We stayed, together with a group of about 30 BMW-riders from Motorrad-Briel, at the wonderful Bellavista Hotel, where host Marco Fosco is an … Continue reading

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Sportscars of St. Moritz

I spent a wonderful weekend in St. Moritz, where 140 invited sportscars formed the “Sportscars of St. Moritz” at the Hotel Kempinski where we took part as sponsors.  We showed the MTE-150 and the blue MTI-1200 MonoTracers. We arrived in style and … Continue reading

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The MonoTracer Lane

Last year I was invited on the spot to join Chris Paine at the September 2010 Opportunity Green Conference and gave a podium talk without any slides.  Here is a recap: Mainly, I told the true story that occurred while driving down … Continue reading

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Back at the shop, trying to work

We’re all back to our normal lives, or at least that’s what we are trying to tell ourselves.  There is a lot of work that had to be postponed, and I’m way behind in my MonoTracer sales budget of 2010. … Continue reading

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E-Tracers Successfully Complete X PRIZE Validation Stage!

I was picked up by Felix flying his A340-200 into Chicago and enjoyed a very smooth ride home to Switzerland today.  I spent the last week in “Government Quarantine” at Argonne National Laboratory.  The two E-Tracers passed all the foregoing … Continue reading

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Popular Mechanics covers Radical X PRIZE Vehicles

As of today go out and buy your copy of Popular Mechanics at the newsstand!  On the cover you can find the Li-Ion, the Canadian FVT three-wheeler, and the Edison2.  We also received some coverage.  Funny that they made bets on all teams for … Continue reading

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