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Nexeon begins to commercialise its silicon anode battery materials

Nexeon begins to commercialise its silicon anode battery materials

Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 25, 2010
SANYO completes installation of solar parking lots

SANYO completes installation of solar parking lots

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. has announced that it has completed installation of two "Solar Parking Lots," incorporating solar panels and lithium-ion battery systems, and provision of 100 electric hybrid bicycles, "eneloop bike," in Setagaya, Tokyo Japan. The "Solar Parking Lot" is a completely independent and clean system eliminating the use of fossil fuels, and the clean power generated from the solar panels installed on the roof is stored to be used to recharge the electric hybrid bicycle batteries and illuminate the parking lot lights.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 24, 2010
ECOtality's joint ventures for manufacturing & distribution in China

ECOtality's joint ventures for manufacturing & distribution in China

ECOtality Finalizes $15 Million Joint Ventures to Manufacture & Sell Charging Systems in China
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 23, 2010
Photovoltaic harvesting refuels cars

Photovoltaic harvesting refuels cars

Toyota Industries has proposed the1.9kW Pure Electric Vehicle (PEV) and Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) charging station shown below.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 22, 2010
Nissan to build LEAF electric vehicle in Sunderland

Nissan to build LEAF electric vehicle in Sunderland

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., has announced the Nissan LEAF will be manufactured at its plant in Sunderland, UK.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2010
GE and Juice Technologies enter the mainstream with PEV charge devices

GE and Juice Technologies enter the mainstream with PEV charge devices

GE and Juice Technologies are jointly developing intelligent plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging devices for the U.S. and global markets. The chargers integrate GE's smart meters with Juice Technology's Plug Smart engine to help consumers charge their cars during low-demand, lower cost time periods
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2010
LEAF - Nissan's electric vehicle

LEAF - Nissan's electric vehicle

LEAF is Nissan's C-segment family car offering all the space and practical benefits of any of its conventional rivals... but with one notable difference. It is a pure Electric Vehicle (EV), promising zero tailpipe emissions and low running costs. LEAF is the first purpose-designed mass-produced EV from any major motor manufacturer and is just the first in a range of EVs due from the company and from Nissan's Alliance partner Renault.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2010
Lithium vehicle traction batteries and harvesting

Lithium vehicle traction batteries and harvesting

The conference of about 40 people "Lithium Battery Technology and System Development" in London 9 March 2010 was concerned with "breaking barriers for electric vehicles".
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2010
Practical electric vehicles research findings

Practical electric vehicles research findings

Researchers at the University of Central Florida's (UCF) Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC)) have independently verified findings by Planar Energy that could lead to substantial cost and performance improvements in large format batteries required for practical electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 10, 2010
Electric Avenue: Electric cars on a two-way street?

Electric Avenue: Electric cars on a two-way street?

Think of it as the end of cars' slacker days: No more sitting idle for hours in parking lots or garages racking up payments, but instead earning their keep by helping store power for the electricity grid.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 5, 2010
The glamorous world of energy harvesting

The glamorous world of energy harvesting

Energy harvesting is the use of ambient energy to create electricity for small or mobile equipment and it started with such things as the bicycle dynamo and the piezoelectric gas lighter.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 4, 2010
Electric Vehicles - China vs Japan

Electric Vehicles - China vs Japan

The Western media debate at length the transformation of the Western automotive industry. However, the real battle of the titans is taking place in East Asia. It concerns electric vehicles, both hybrid and pure electric, and a much bigger picture, because these manufacturers ...
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 25, 2010
SANYO completes installation of solar parking lots

SANYO completes installation of solar parking lots

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. has announced that it has completed installation of two "Solar Parking Lots," incorporating solar panels and lithium-ion battery systems, and provision of 100 electric hybrid bicycles, "eneloop bike," in Setagaya, Tokyo Japan. The "Solar Parking Lot" is a completely independent and clean system eliminating the use of fossil fuels, and the clean power generated from the solar panels installed on the roof is stored to be used to recharge the electric hybrid bicycle batteries and illuminate the parking lot lights.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 23, 2010
Photovoltaic harvesting refuels cars

Photovoltaic harvesting refuels cars

Toyota Industries has proposed the1.9kW Pure Electric Vehicle (PEV) and Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) charging station shown below.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2010
GE and Juice Technologies enter the mainstream with PEV charge devices

GE and Juice Technologies enter the mainstream with PEV charge devices

GE and Juice Technologies are jointly developing intelligent plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging devices for the U.S. and global markets. The chargers integrate GE's smart meters with Juice Technology's Plug Smart engine to help consumers charge their cars during low-demand, lower cost time periods
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2010
Lithium vehicle traction batteries and harvesting

Lithium vehicle traction batteries and harvesting

The conference of about 40 people "Lithium Battery Technology and System Development" in London 9 March 2010 was concerned with "breaking barriers for electric vehicles".
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 10, 2010
Electric Avenue: Electric cars on a two-way street?

Electric Avenue: Electric cars on a two-way street?

Think of it as the end of cars' slacker days: No more sitting idle for hours in parking lots or garages racking up payments, but instead earning their keep by helping store power for the electricity grid.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 4, 2010
Electric Vehicles - China vs Japan

Electric Vehicles - China vs Japan

The Western media debate at length the transformation of the Western automotive industry. However, the real battle of the titans is taking place in East Asia. It concerns electric vehicles, both hybrid and pure electric, and a much bigger picture, because these manufacturers ...
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 24, 2010
ECOtality's joint ventures for manufacturing & distribution in China

ECOtality's joint ventures for manufacturing & distribution in China

ECOtality Finalizes $15 Million Joint Ventures to Manufacture & Sell Charging Systems in China
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 22, 2010
Nissan to build LEAF electric vehicle in Sunderland

Nissan to build LEAF electric vehicle in Sunderland

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., has announced the Nissan LEAF will be manufactured at its plant in Sunderland, UK.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2010
LEAF - Nissan's electric vehicle

LEAF - Nissan's electric vehicle

LEAF is Nissan's C-segment family car offering all the space and practical benefits of any of its conventional rivals... but with one notable difference. It is a pure Electric Vehicle (EV), promising zero tailpipe emissions and low running costs. LEAF is the first purpose-designed mass-produced EV from any major motor manufacturer and is just the first in a range of EVs due from the company and from Nissan's Alliance partner Renault.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 11, 2010
Practical electric vehicles research findings

Practical electric vehicles research findings

Researchers at the University of Central Florida's (UCF) Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC)) have independently verified findings by Planar Energy that could lead to substantial cost and performance improvements in large format batteries required for practical electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 5, 2010
The glamorous world of energy harvesting

The glamorous world of energy harvesting

Energy harvesting is the use of ambient energy to create electricity for small or mobile equipment and it started with such things as the bicycle dynamo and the piezoelectric gas lighter.
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