Electric Car for Tunnelling ProjectsSMT Scharf, a highly specialised manufacturer of transport solutions for tunnel and mining logistics, is tackling the topic of electric cars with an unusual design. Based on the robust Toyota Landcruiser, the company has developed the Scharf LEV (Light Electric Vehicle). The original engine and transmission are replaced by a special battery-electric motor combination of the same weight. One of the outstanding features of this vehicle is its safety, based on an innovative fire protection concept. Read more on page 46.