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Solar powered unmanned aircraft awarded three world records

Solar powered unmanned aircraft awarded three world records

Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 30, 2010
AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment announced that it received an order valued at $46,226,984 under an existing contract with the U.S. Army. The order comprises 123 new digital Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages as well as 186 digital retrofit kits for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 29, 2010
BYD and the HACLA launch electric vehicle testing program

BYD and the HACLA launch electric vehicle testing program

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and BYD Motors Inc. have announced the launch of a break-through electric vehicle fleet.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 28, 2010
New electric demo car developed by Valeo and BAIC

New electric demo car developed by Valeo and BAIC

Valeo and BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation) presented to the Beijing Governor recently an electric demo car equipped with a complete Valeo electric powertrain system.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2010
Development of hybrid technology for BRP's Can-Am Spyder roadster

Development of hybrid technology for BRP's Can-Am Spyder roadster

Université de Sherbrooke (CTA) receives $11.3 million in financial support to develop hybrid engine technology for BRP's Can-Am Spyder roadster - The only electric hybrid roadster development project in the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2010
Fisker Auto & China Grand Auto Group to bring premium EVs to China

Fisker Auto & China Grand Auto Group to bring premium EVs to China

Fisker Automotive, the California manufacturer of premium electric vehicles with extended range, has partnered with the China Grand Automotive Group, the number one passenger car trader in China, to have its vehicles distributed, marketed and serviced in the region.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2010
Why farming is going electric

Why farming is going electric

Soltrak in California USA has created a range of pure electric tractors and other mobile farm equipment where the lead acid batteries provide useful weight for traction.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 23, 2010
Chevrolet Volts begin shipping to dealerships

Chevrolet Volts begin shipping to dealerships

First customers should get extended-range electric cars within days
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 22, 2010
Nissan delivers Seattle's first 100% electric Nissan LEAF

Nissan delivers Seattle's first 100% electric Nissan LEAF

Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) delivered the State of Washington's first all-electric Nissan LEAF late last week, following deliveries earlier in the week in Northern and Southern California, Arizona, and Oregon. Delivered to an Seattle area couple, this represents the state's first delivery of an affordable, mass-market, all-electric car, according to a release from Nissan.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 21, 2010
Presentation highlights from future of ev's - part two

Presentation highlights from future of ev's - part two

Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles, San Jose, California, December 2010, Pt 2
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2010
Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles 2010

Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles 2010

Some of the highlights on the different technologies covered at the Future of Electric Vehicles conference and exhibition organized by IDTechEx are discussed below. Battery technologies, land, sea and air vehicles were all aired during the event, which delivered on its promise to cover more than just electric car technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2010
Meet the world's first hybrid street sweeper

Meet the world's first hybrid street sweeper

The world's first hybrid street sweeper promises cleaner roads and cleaner air — in addition to a top speed of 60 miles an hour.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 17, 2010
Winners of the IDTechEx future of electric vehicles awards

Winners of the IDTechEx future of electric vehicles awards

The annual IDTechEx conference on the Future of Electric Vehicles - land, water and air held in San Jose, California saw 200 attendees with 12 exhibitors. The event, hosted the gala awards to recognise outstanding achievement in the industry. The chairman of IDTechEx Dr Peter Harrop opened the awards.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 16, 2010
Electric tractors at Astra plant

Electric tractors at Astra plant

Vehicle manufacturer General Motors has saved energy, improved productivity and optimized line side delivery operations at its Astra plant in Ellesmere Port by switching to electric tow tractors powered by Hawker batteries from EnerSys.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2010
Electric vehicle centric energy systems

Electric vehicle centric energy systems

The idea of electric vehicles donating power to a planned supergrid brings a wan smile to the faces of those struggling to get batteries to provide adequate range without unpredictable parasitic drainage of power at the behest of a third party.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2010
Beamed-power flight sets records

Beamed-power flight sets records

LaserMotive keeps unmanned copter aloft more than 12 hours
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2010
Intelligent Energy's joint venture secures 3.7million investment

Intelligent Energy's joint venture secures 3.7million investment

Fuel cell combined heat and power joint venture secures further £3.7million investment
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2010
Eco City Vehicles announces 1.5 million conditional share placing

Eco City Vehicles announces 1.5 million conditional share placing

Eco City Vehicles announces £1.5 million conditional share placing to drive growth
External Company Press Release
LaserMotive achieves more than half a dozen technical firsts

LaserMotive achieves more than half a dozen technical firsts

LaserMotive achieves more than half a dozen technical firsts during its record breaking laser powered flight at the Future of Flight Aviation Center.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2010
Canara engineering students design solar-powered Tribrid two-wheeler

Canara engineering students design solar-powered Tribrid two-wheeler

Mangalore: Canara Engg Students Design Solar-powered Tribrid Two-wheeler
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 30, 2010
AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment announced that it received an order valued at $46,226,984 under an existing contract with the U.S. Army. The order comprises 123 new digital Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages as well as 186 digital retrofit kits for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 28, 2010
New electric demo car developed by Valeo and BAIC

New electric demo car developed by Valeo and BAIC

Valeo and BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation) presented to the Beijing Governor recently an electric demo car equipped with a complete Valeo electric powertrain system.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2010
Fisker Auto & China Grand Auto Group to bring premium EVs to China

Fisker Auto & China Grand Auto Group to bring premium EVs to China

Fisker Automotive, the California manufacturer of premium electric vehicles with extended range, has partnered with the China Grand Automotive Group, the number one passenger car trader in China, to have its vehicles distributed, marketed and serviced in the region.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 23, 2010
Chevrolet Volts begin shipping to dealerships

Chevrolet Volts begin shipping to dealerships

First customers should get extended-range electric cars within days
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 21, 2010
Presentation highlights from future of ev's - part two

Presentation highlights from future of ev's - part two

Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles, San Jose, California, December 2010, Pt 2
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2010
Meet the world's first hybrid street sweeper

Meet the world's first hybrid street sweeper

The world's first hybrid street sweeper promises cleaner roads and cleaner air — in addition to a top speed of 60 miles an hour.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 16, 2010
Electric tractors at Astra plant

Electric tractors at Astra plant

Vehicle manufacturer General Motors has saved energy, improved productivity and optimized line side delivery operations at its Astra plant in Ellesmere Port by switching to electric tow tractors powered by Hawker batteries from EnerSys.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2010
Beamed-power flight sets records

Beamed-power flight sets records

LaserMotive keeps unmanned copter aloft more than 12 hours
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2010
Eco City Vehicles announces 1.5 million conditional share placing

Eco City Vehicles announces 1.5 million conditional share placing

Eco City Vehicles announces £1.5 million conditional share placing to drive growth
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2010
Canara engineering students design solar-powered Tribrid two-wheeler

Canara engineering students design solar-powered Tribrid two-wheeler

Mangalore: Canara Engg Students Design Solar-powered Tribrid Two-wheeler
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 29, 2010
BYD and the HACLA launch electric vehicle testing program

BYD and the HACLA launch electric vehicle testing program

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and BYD Motors Inc. have announced the launch of a break-through electric vehicle fleet.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2010
Development of hybrid technology for BRP's Can-Am Spyder roadster

Development of hybrid technology for BRP's Can-Am Spyder roadster

Université de Sherbrooke (CTA) receives $11.3 million in financial support to develop hybrid engine technology for BRP's Can-Am Spyder roadster - The only electric hybrid roadster development project in the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2010
Why farming is going electric

Why farming is going electric

Soltrak in California USA has created a range of pure electric tractors and other mobile farm equipment where the lead acid batteries provide useful weight for traction.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 22, 2010
Nissan delivers Seattle's first 100% electric Nissan LEAF

Nissan delivers Seattle's first 100% electric Nissan LEAF

Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) delivered the State of Washington's first all-electric Nissan LEAF late last week, following deliveries earlier in the week in Northern and Southern California, Arizona, and Oregon. Delivered to an Seattle area couple, this represents the state's first delivery of an affordable, mass-market, all-electric car, according to a release from Nissan.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2010
Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles 2010

Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles 2010

Some of the highlights on the different technologies covered at the Future of Electric Vehicles conference and exhibition organized by IDTechEx are discussed below. Battery technologies, land, sea and air vehicles were all aired during the event, which delivered on its promise to cover more than just electric car technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 17, 2010
Winners of the IDTechEx future of electric vehicles awards

Winners of the IDTechEx future of electric vehicles awards

The annual IDTechEx conference on the Future of Electric Vehicles - land, water and air held in San Jose, California saw 200 attendees with 12 exhibitors. The event, hosted the gala awards to recognise outstanding achievement in the industry. The chairman of IDTechEx Dr Peter Harrop opened the awards.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2010
Electric vehicle centric energy systems

Electric vehicle centric energy systems

The idea of electric vehicles donating power to a planned supergrid brings a wan smile to the faces of those struggling to get batteries to provide adequate range without unpredictable parasitic drainage of power at the behest of a third party.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2010
Intelligent Energy's joint venture secures 3.7million investment

Intelligent Energy's joint venture secures 3.7million investment

Fuel cell combined heat and power joint venture secures further £3.7million investment
External Company Press Release
LaserMotive achieves more than half a dozen technical firsts

LaserMotive achieves more than half a dozen technical firsts

LaserMotive achieves more than half a dozen technical firsts during its record breaking laser powered flight at the Future of Flight Aviation Center.
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