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Industrial and commercial electric vehicles: Biggest market

Industrial and commercial electric vehicles: Biggest market

Jul 22, 2016 Worldwide
The saying is, "In a gold rush, get there first, sell shovels". The "shovels" of the EV business are covered in the unique new IDTechEx report, Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles on Land 2016-2026.
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Surface functionalized fuel cell cathode powder

Surface functionalized fuel cell cathode powder

Jul 22, 2016 United States
Structured Materials Industries, Inc is releasing its SFSOFC19 Surface Functionalized Fuel Cell Cathode Powder; a powder material that is a drop in replacement to LSFC for sintering into fuel cell cathodes that offers high temperature surface reactivity on a highly conducting base.
Hino motors advances hybrid buses

Hino motors advances hybrid buses

Jul 21, 2016 Worldwide
Controlled by Toyota, Hino Motors of Japan is a $13 billion company making buses, trucks and pickups that is similar in size to competitor BYD in buses, cars, forklifts and batteries in China.
First flight of graphene-skinned aircraft

First flight of graphene-skinned aircraft

Jul 21, 2016 United Kingdom
A Test flight signals launch of graphene roadmap for industrial application and commercialisation within the aerospace industry.
Boeing, Embraer unveil newest ecoDemonstrator aircraft

Boeing, Embraer unveil newest ecoDemonstrator aircraft

Jul 20, 2016 Brazil
The program expands Boeing and Embraer's cooperation agreement and will test technologies to improve airplane environmental performance and accelerate their introduction into the marketplace.
Ford plug-in vehicle behavior

Ford plug-in vehicle behavior

Jul 19, 2016 Worldwide
Daniel Boston and Alyssa Werthman of Ford Motor Company, Dearborn MI have recently published a study "Plug-in Vehicle Behaviors: An analysis of charging and driving behaviour of Ford plug-in electric vehicles in the real world".
Electric vehicle cost-effectiveness

Electric vehicle cost-effectiveness

Jul 18, 2016 Worldwide
In June 2016, Dr Nancy E. Ryan, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., and collaborators issued a paper Electric Vehicle Cost-Effectiveness and its Implications for Utility Program Design.
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Wireless in-wheel motors

Wireless in-wheel motors

Jul 15, 2016
IDTechEx comments on research presented by the University of Tokyo and NSK at EVS29, June 2016.
Integrating charging and traction systems in electric vehicles: Part 2

Integrating charging and traction systems in electric vehicles: Part 2

Jul 15, 2016 Worldwide
To overcome the diverse charging landscape described in Part One, Continental acknowledges that it is a clever idea to equip the EV with all the charging interfaces discussed
Tesla the follower

Tesla the follower

Jul 15, 2016 Worldwide
Tesla is a leader in the design and commercialisation of pure electric cars. It lacks profit but has an orderbook that its competition can only dream about. Since last year Tesla has also been selling batteries based on Panasonic cells that can power homes and businesses copying several other companies that were there before
Integrating charging and traction systems in electric vehicles: Part 1

Integrating charging and traction systems in electric vehicles: Part 1

Jul 14, 2016 Worldwide
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed a new type of high-power integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles. Compared to today's electric vehicle chargers, the new system could shorten the charging time from eight to two hours, and to reduce the cost by around $2,000, according to the developers.
Improving lithium-ion capacitors

Improving lithium-ion capacitors

Jul 14, 2016 Belgium
The suitability of the proposed technology has been analysed and it was proved that lithium-ion capacitors can act as a main power or energy source without any reduction of the system capabilities.
Webinar Tuesday 26 July - Electric Aircraft Reach a Tipping Point

Webinar Tuesday 26 July - Electric Aircraft Reach a Tipping Point

Jul 14, 2016 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 26 July 2016.