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Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2011
DLR develops an electric nose wheel for commercial aircraft

DLR develops an electric nose wheel for commercial aircraft

Aircraft will soon be able to save fuel while significantly reducing airport noise thanks to a fuel cell-powered electric nose wheel. After three years of development at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), the system is now ready for preliminary testing with the DLR A320 ATRA (Advanced Testing and Research Aircraft), a modified Airbus A320.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2011
Residential charging stations are rolled-out nationally in the U.S.

Residential charging stations are rolled-out nationally in the U.S.

Earlier this year the world's largest electric vehicle infrastructure installation initiative began in the United States, project managed by ECOtality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2011
Using the power of self-healing to create longer lasting,safer battery

Using the power of self-healing to create longer lasting,safer battery

As an integral functional aspect of electric vehicles and multiple other electronic devices, lithium-ion batteries have sparked a fresh research field in which innovative production, materials and performance aspects are being explored in order to advance this increasing popular component. Researchers from the University of Illinois have investigated the possibility of self-healing li-ion batteries as reported below by the university's Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 15, 2011
Catching up with Vision Motor Cars

Catching up with Vision Motor Cars

Two years ago, VMC founders introduced their all electric pickup truck called the Everest. Once poised to begin production the Spring of 2010 from their Williamsburg, Kentucky plant utilizing what everyone thought was going to be strong government support for electric vehicles, VMC had to make a change in plans.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2011
$10 million for thermoelectric technology company

$10 million for thermoelectric technology company

In the U.S. over 50 percent of generated energy is lost due to technological and processing limitations. Start-up company Phononic Devices has raised $10 million in Series B funding from private equity investors towards their primary target to develop thermoelectric systems to increase the efficiency of energy generation.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2011
Electric vehicle battle moves beyond cars

Electric vehicle battle moves beyond cars

By a big margin, Toyota is number one in hybrid car sales and indeed in sales of electric vehicles overall thanks to such things as sales of its electric forklifts, where it is in the top three in most countries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2011
Hitachi receives order for B-CHOP for Seoul metro line 9 in Korea

Hitachi receives order for B-CHOP for Seoul metro line 9 in Korea

Hitachi receives order for "B-CHOP" energy storage for traction power supply system for Seoul metro line 9 in Korea
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 10, 2011
Lithium water marine traction batteries

Lithium water marine traction batteries

Batteries made of lithium and seawater (or just plain tap water) could supply traction power to marine vehicles soon.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 10, 2011
Marine electric vehicle market: new report

Marine electric vehicle market: new report

Those making electric vehicles or their components seek to expand their business. To do this, they need to look beyond the oversupplied on-road sector.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 9, 2011
Over 500 units of Mitsubishi i-MiEV to be provided to Estonian Gov.

Over 500 units of Mitsubishi i-MiEV to be provided to Estonian Gov.

The first case of Provision of EV under Green Investment Scheme
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2011
Nissan reveals EV sport concept

Nissan reveals EV sport concept

It looks like a sports car, handles like a sports car and performs like one too. But ESFLOW is different from almost every other sports car ever built: it's electric.
External Company Press Release
Valence Tech lithium phosphate batteries to power Courb C-ZEN

Valence Tech lithium phosphate batteries to power Courb C-ZEN

A revolutionary design for a passenger vehicle, the C-ZEN can be legally driven in many European countries and is targeted at urban commuters, particularly the younger generation of drivers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2011
Sonata hybrid deliveries delayed through March

Sonata hybrid deliveries delayed through March

Deliveries to dealerships of Hyundai's 2011 Sonata Hybrid are likely to remain delayed through March.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2011
China's massive EV production plan

China's massive EV production plan

China plans to put more than a million electric vehicles onto the road each year by 2015, according to a recent report in the state-run People's Daily. That compares with an IDTechEx projection of around 4.1 million globally.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 7, 2011
China's largest EV manufacturer cuts prices and jobs

China's largest EV manufacturer cuts prices and jobs

China is expected to become the leading power in EV development and commercialization, yet the country's biggest EV manufacturer BYD is slashing purchase prices and staff. Typically this is the type of behavior that precedes an administration announcement, nevertheless the Chinese media report this is more of a refinement rather than an admission of deep-set problems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 7, 2011
Infinyte Marine add to their line of eco-watercraft

Infinyte Marine add to their line of eco-watercraft

Canadian company Infinyte Marine has added a new model to their eco-watercraft line, which now includes the i2, i3, i4 and the latest design, the i8 (pictured).
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 4, 2011
The Geneva Motor Show reveals the all-electric Phantom

The Geneva Motor Show reveals the all-electric Phantom

Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce will reveal an all-electric version of their iconic Phantom at the Geneva Motor Show next week. This one-off 102EX Phantom Experimental Electric is not designed for commercialisation but to explore alternative technologies and gather opinions through a series of worldwide trials.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 3, 2011
A flexible, marine hybrid for recreational, industrial and deep-diving

A flexible, marine hybrid for recreational, industrial and deep-diving

U.S. based Marion HSPD have explored the boundaries of submarines and produced a flexible, hybrid craft capable of surface cruising and submerged operations after 31 years of developing the patented design.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 2, 2011
Alternative fuel cell developers acquire a boost from the Carbon Trust

Alternative fuel cell developers acquire a boost from the Carbon Trust

The two major concerns that have been plaguing EV motoring are being tackled by UK alternative fuel cell developer Acal Energy, thanks to a £1m ($1.6192) investment from the Carbon Trust.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 1, 2011
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle trials in India

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle trials in India

Last month sea trials of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle using a lithium polymer battery began in south-east India off the Chennai coast.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2011
DLR develops an electric nose wheel for commercial aircraft

DLR develops an electric nose wheel for commercial aircraft

Aircraft will soon be able to save fuel while significantly reducing airport noise thanks to a fuel cell-powered electric nose wheel. After three years of development at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), the system is now ready for preliminary testing with the DLR A320 ATRA (Advanced Testing and Research Aircraft), a modified Airbus A320.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2011
Using the power of self-healing to create longer lasting,safer battery

Using the power of self-healing to create longer lasting,safer battery

As an integral functional aspect of electric vehicles and multiple other electronic devices, lithium-ion batteries have sparked a fresh research field in which innovative production, materials and performance aspects are being explored in order to advance this increasing popular component. Researchers from the University of Illinois have investigated the possibility of self-healing li-ion batteries as reported below by the university's Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2011
$10 million for thermoelectric technology company

$10 million for thermoelectric technology company

In the U.S. over 50 percent of generated energy is lost due to technological and processing limitations. Start-up company Phononic Devices has raised $10 million in Series B funding from private equity investors towards their primary target to develop thermoelectric systems to increase the efficiency of energy generation.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2011
Hitachi receives order for B-CHOP for Seoul metro line 9 in Korea

Hitachi receives order for B-CHOP for Seoul metro line 9 in Korea

Hitachi receives order for "B-CHOP" energy storage for traction power supply system for Seoul metro line 9 in Korea
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 10, 2011
Marine electric vehicle market: new report

Marine electric vehicle market: new report

Those making electric vehicles or their components seek to expand their business. To do this, they need to look beyond the oversupplied on-road sector.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2011
Nissan reveals EV sport concept

Nissan reveals EV sport concept

It looks like a sports car, handles like a sports car and performs like one too. But ESFLOW is different from almost every other sports car ever built: it's electric.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2011
Sonata hybrid deliveries delayed through March

Sonata hybrid deliveries delayed through March

Deliveries to dealerships of Hyundai's 2011 Sonata Hybrid are likely to remain delayed through March.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 7, 2011
China's largest EV manufacturer cuts prices and jobs

China's largest EV manufacturer cuts prices and jobs

China is expected to become the leading power in EV development and commercialization, yet the country's biggest EV manufacturer BYD is slashing purchase prices and staff. Typically this is the type of behavior that precedes an administration announcement, nevertheless the Chinese media report this is more of a refinement rather than an admission of deep-set problems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 4, 2011
The Geneva Motor Show reveals the all-electric Phantom

The Geneva Motor Show reveals the all-electric Phantom

Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce will reveal an all-electric version of their iconic Phantom at the Geneva Motor Show next week. This one-off 102EX Phantom Experimental Electric is not designed for commercialisation but to explore alternative technologies and gather opinions through a series of worldwide trials.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 2, 2011
Alternative fuel cell developers acquire a boost from the Carbon Trust

Alternative fuel cell developers acquire a boost from the Carbon Trust

The two major concerns that have been plaguing EV motoring are being tackled by UK alternative fuel cell developer Acal Energy, thanks to a £1m ($1.6192) investment from the Carbon Trust.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2011
Residential charging stations are rolled-out nationally in the U.S.

Residential charging stations are rolled-out nationally in the U.S.

Earlier this year the world's largest electric vehicle infrastructure installation initiative began in the United States, project managed by ECOtality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 15, 2011
Catching up with Vision Motor Cars

Catching up with Vision Motor Cars

Two years ago, VMC founders introduced their all electric pickup truck called the Everest. Once poised to begin production the Spring of 2010 from their Williamsburg, Kentucky plant utilizing what everyone thought was going to be strong government support for electric vehicles, VMC had to make a change in plans.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2011
Electric vehicle battle moves beyond cars

Electric vehicle battle moves beyond cars

By a big margin, Toyota is number one in hybrid car sales and indeed in sales of electric vehicles overall thanks to such things as sales of its electric forklifts, where it is in the top three in most countries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 10, 2011
Lithium water marine traction batteries

Lithium water marine traction batteries

Batteries made of lithium and seawater (or just plain tap water) could supply traction power to marine vehicles soon.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 9, 2011
Over 500 units of Mitsubishi i-MiEV to be provided to Estonian Gov.

Over 500 units of Mitsubishi i-MiEV to be provided to Estonian Gov.

The first case of Provision of EV under Green Investment Scheme
External Company Press Release
Valence Tech lithium phosphate batteries to power Courb C-ZEN

Valence Tech lithium phosphate batteries to power Courb C-ZEN

A revolutionary design for a passenger vehicle, the C-ZEN can be legally driven in many European countries and is targeted at urban commuters, particularly the younger generation of drivers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2011
China's massive EV production plan

China's massive EV production plan

China plans to put more than a million electric vehicles onto the road each year by 2015, according to a recent report in the state-run People's Daily. That compares with an IDTechEx projection of around 4.1 million globally.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 7, 2011
Infinyte Marine add to their line of eco-watercraft

Infinyte Marine add to their line of eco-watercraft

Canadian company Infinyte Marine has added a new model to their eco-watercraft line, which now includes the i2, i3, i4 and the latest design, the i8 (pictured).
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 3, 2011
A flexible, marine hybrid for recreational, industrial and deep-diving

A flexible, marine hybrid for recreational, industrial and deep-diving

U.S. based Marion HSPD have explored the boundaries of submarines and produced a flexible, hybrid craft capable of surface cruising and submerged operations after 31 years of developing the patented design.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 1, 2011
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle trials in India

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle trials in India

Last month sea trials of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle using a lithium polymer battery began in south-east India off the Chennai coast.
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