Frequently asked questions

In these pages, we try our best to provide comprehensive answers to the questions and concerns that Carinthians have brought to us most frequently. Our knowledge base is organized along several categories, which should be self-explanatory. It is fully searchable via our website's search function.

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How much is insurance for e-Cars?

As a rule, insurance rates for e-Cars are the same as for conventional cars.

How will e-Mobility change our lives?

No noise, no emissions, and lots of fun: welcome to the future of e-Mobility!

What do I need to know about riding an e-Bike?

All e-Bike novices should be aware of the dangers associated with their e-Bike's increased acceleration torque and higher speed.

What happens when an e-Car's battery runs out of charge?

In this case, e-Cars behave in exactly the same way as conventional cars: with an empty "tank," the e-Car won't move an inch.

What is an e-Scooter's operating range?

Typically, today's e-Scooters have an operating range of about 60 to 120 km.

What is the horsepower rating of e-Cars?

It varies. For instance, the Mercedes A Series e-Cell features an electric motor with a peak output of 70 kW (95 hp), and a maximum torque rating of 290 Nm.

What is the lifespan of lithium-ion batteries, and how much are replacement units?

For instance, the lithium-ion batteries installed in the Renault Z.E. Fluence are rated for 1,500 charging cycles. With a nominal operating range of 150 km, this amounts to about 225,000 km. The manufacturer's warranty usually covers 150,000 km or 4 years.

What is the top speed for e-Cars?

Similar to conventional cars, e-Cars come in a variety of models that suit different needs.

What is the top speed for e-Scooters?

Like all scooters with a red license plate, e-Scooters are subject to the legal speed limit of 45 km/h (KFG 1967).

What kinds of e-Vehicles are there?

A wide variety of e-Vehicles is currently available, such as:

  • e-Scooters
  • e-Bikes
  • Segways
  • e-Quads
  • electric light four-wheeled vehicles (moped cars)
  • electric utility vehicles
  • and many more

Taken together, all these different e-Vehicles allow us a glimpse into the exciting and environmentally friendly future of e-Mobility.

What should first-time e-Bike buyers watch out for?

Display: Are the controls intuitive? Are the keys easy to press? Is the display easily readable under various light conditions?

What types of batteries are currently available?

A variety of different battery types exist today, some of which can be divided into subcategories. As a rule, battery types are named after the materials they are made of.

What types of e-Bikes are available today?

On the most basic level, three variants of e-Bikes can be distinguished:

What's the lifespan of a battery, and how much is a new battery?

Current e-Scooter batteries last for 600 to 1,000 charging cycles, which corresponds to 6,000 to 10,000 km.