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Mobile electrics at watts to kilowatts without batteries

Mobile electrics at watts to kilowatts without batteries

Sep 22, 2017
Battery elimination, indeed elimination of all energy storage, is moving to even higher power, from electronics to electrical engineering.
Step towards better 'beyond lithium' batteries

Step towards better 'beyond lithium' batteries

Sep 22, 2017 United Kingdom
A step towards new "beyond lithium" rechargeable batteries with superior performance has been made by researchers.
Three aspirations for long distance EVs

Three aspirations for long distance EVs

Sep 21, 2017 Worldwide
All the publicity currently goes to the race to make regular and premium cars have longer range. This is because most people want only one car so it must be capable of the long distance trip however rare. That must be achieved despite the inadequacy of charging points in number, speed and compatibility of interface and payment means.
Daimler launches first all-electric truck in series production

Daimler launches first all-electric truck in series production

Sep 20, 2017 United States
The FUSO eCanter is the world's first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck and will be delivered to customers starting this year in the US, Europe and Japan
Next generation of the wave glider

Next generation of the wave glider

Sep 20, 2017 United States
Liquid Robotics has announced the next generation of the Wave Glider with advancements to the platform's operational range, and performance for missions in high sea states and high latitudes.
Lightweighting highlights from Cenex LCV

Lightweighting highlights from Cenex LCV

Sep 20, 2017 Worldwide
Dr Richard Collins lists his top three takeaways from the Cenex LCV conference in Millbrook held at the beginning of September. Focusing on Lightweighting he highlights new innovations including: the Ariel hipercar, Gordon Murray Design's iStream and Williams Advanced Engineering's lightweight EV platform.
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Global program to speed up switch to electric vehicles

Global program to speed up switch to electric vehicles

Sep 20, 2017 Worldwide
A new business campaign designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and infrastructure has been launched by The Climate Group.
Removing Cars from Cities: Perfect Storm

Removing Cars from Cities: Perfect Storm

Sep 19, 2017
Cars must be driven out of cities to tackle the UK's air pollution crisis, not just replaced with electric vehicles, according to the UK government's top adviser talking in August 2017.
Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance in electric push, robo-taxis

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance in electric push, robo-taxis

Sep 19, 2017 Japan, France
Alliance 2022, a six-year plan, has set a new target to double annual synergies to €10 billion by the end of the plan.
New Zealand leads world in zero emission renewable grid electricity

New Zealand leads world in zero emission renewable grid electricity

Sep 18, 2017 1
New Zealand leads the world in zero emission renewable grid electricity now at 85%. With a nice balance between geothermal, hydroelectric, unusually continuous wind power and some solar, the country has less intermittency of green power than most.
World's largest electric vehicle

World's largest electric vehicle

Sep 18, 2017 Switzerland
A Swiss consortium of companies is constructing the largest electric vehicle in the world - in record time.
Energy independent electric vehicles: amazing new developments

Energy independent electric vehicles: amazing new developments

Sep 15, 2017 Worldwide
As the world's first conference on Energy Independent Electric Vehicles approaches on September 27-28 in the Technical University of Delft Netherlands, key players, all of whom are speaking at the event, have been announcing some remarkable new developments.
Renewables and EVs: Japan and New Zealand compared

Renewables and EVs: Japan and New Zealand compared

Sep 14, 2017 Japan, New Zealand
No, not what you thought. Japan has very dirty power generation with renewables stuck at around 10% for two decades then rising last year to approach 15%. New Zealand has now powered up from 80 to 85% renewables feeding its grid - around the figures of Iceland and Norway.