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Skeleton Technologies receives 13m Euro investment boost

Skeleton Technologies receives 13m Euro investment boost

Aug 29, 2016 Estonia
Skeleton Technologies has received 13 million Euros in new investment led by FirstFloor Capital, a Malaysian venture capital investment firm specialising in funding high-growth technology companies.
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Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems

Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems

Aug 29, 2016 Germany
The electric power supply can be seen as one of the key enablers for future automobiles.
New technology may extend electric car range

New technology may extend electric car range

Aug 26, 2016 United States
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
Researchers invent novel materials for better batteries

Researchers invent novel materials for better batteries

Aug 26, 2016 United States
Inventors are paving the way for the future with energy-efficient batteries for sensors, portable devices and electric cars.
New class of fuel cells offer increased flexibility, lower cost

New class of fuel cells offer increased flexibility, lower cost

Aug 25, 2016 United States
A new class of fuel cells based on a newly discovered polymer-based material could bridge the gap between the operating temperature ranges of two existing types of polymer fuel cells, a breakthrough with the potential to accelerate the commercialization of low-cost fuel cells for automotive and stationary applications.
Uber's self driving cars

Uber's self driving cars

Aug 24, 2016 United States
Uber has acquired Otto, whose mission is to rethink transportation, starting with self-driving trucks.
Lamp posts could be used as drone docking stations

Lamp posts could be used as drone docking stations

Aug 23, 2016 United States
Amazon proposes for their drones to dock and recharge on street lamps and other urban poles.
Nissan and Eaton collaboration in developing energy storage solutions

Nissan and Eaton collaboration in developing energy storage solutions

Aug 22, 2016 France
The energy storage solution provides a second-life for Nissan electric vehicle batteries and in combination with Eaton's leading uninterruptible power supply capabilities, provides an industrialised energy control and storage solution for managing data centres.
Prototype high-performance electric vehicle debuts in Rio de Janeiro

Prototype high-performance electric vehicle debuts in Rio de Janeiro

Aug 19, 2016 Brazil
Nissan Motor Co Ltd has unveiled the working prototype of its futuristic BladeGlider vehicle, combining zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design.
Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Aug 18, 2016 China, Korea
Leo Motors Inc of Korea with the support of government officials of Henan, China, Leo Motors, Inc and Zhong Ji Well Parking System Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a joint venture company focused on battery production, electric boat business, and Connected Vehicle business based on Internet of Things platforms.
Webinar Tuesday 6 September - $6 Billion Opportunity for Batteries

Webinar Tuesday 6 September - $6 Billion Opportunity for Batteries

Aug 18, 2016 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 6 September 2016 titled $6 Billion Opportunity for Batteries in Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Utility Applications
Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

Aug 17, 2016 Germany
After one year of preparation the TUfast Eco Team achieved their goal: "most efficient electric vehicle."
Mercedes 48V mild hybrids from 2017

Mercedes 48V mild hybrids from 2017

Aug 16, 2016 Germany
As detailed in the IDTechEx report, Mild Hybrid 48V Vehicles 2016-2031, this option will become a huge business from 2017 as Ford, Hyundai, Bentley, Volkswagen, Audi, Geely and many others adopt them as the most cost-effective way of meeting 2025 and 2030 carbon dioxide emissions regulations while sharply improving economy - even improving performance in some respects.