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Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 12, 2019
Ampaire announces first public electric flight

Ampaire announces first public electric flight

Ampaire In announces the test flight of the Ampaire 337, the highest-capacity hybrid-electric aircraft ever flown.
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Very Large Li-ion Batteries a Growth Market Now

Very Large Li-ion Batteries a Growth Market Now

Lithium-ion battery packs of 300 - 2400kWh are appearing in electric vehicles travelling by land, water and air.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 7, 2019
Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant

Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant

Not long ago it was just dreams. Small internal-combustion aircraft provide taxi services, serve the declining market for private flying and a few other needs. Some are over 30 years old because total cost of ownership is an issue. Designing electric replacements seemed like entering a dust bowl.
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Local Pollution Much More Dangerous than Realised

Local Pollution Much More Dangerous than Realised

Global warming has something like a consensus on action, with tightening carbon dioxide emissions laws to 2030, read on to find out IDTechEx take on it.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 27, 2019
First air taxi volo-port to be built by end of 2019

First air taxi volo-port to be built by end of 2019

Skyports and Volocopter announced a cooperation to build the first mobile Volo-Port for air taxis.
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The Hague Airport initiates study for production of renewable jet fuel

The Hague Airport initiates study for production of renewable jet fuel

The Hague Airport and a European consortium led by EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft GmbH will sign a cooperation agreement for a study, which aims at developing a demonstration plant that produces renewable jet fuel from air.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 24, 2019
New flying/driving robot developed

New flying/driving robot developed

The first experimental robot drone that flies like a typical quadcopter, drives on tough terrain and squeezes into tight spaces using the same motors, has been developed.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 20, 2019
DHL launches regular fully-automated urban drone delivery service

DHL launches regular fully-automated urban drone delivery service

DHL Express and EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 16, 2019
NASA funds aviation research on a new fuel concept

NASA funds aviation research on a new fuel concept

Researchers are leading a newly funded project from NASA to develop a novel approach for all-electric aircraft.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 6, 2019
World's longest multilayer flexible printed circuit

World's longest multilayer flexible printed circuit

A 26-metre long multilayer flexible printed circuit has been created, believed to be the longest ever produced, for distributing power and control signals across the wings of a solar-powered, unmanned aerial vehicle.
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