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Growth of electric vehicles

Growth of electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 26, 2010
Electromobility: fast-tracking innovation

Electromobility: fast-tracking innovation

Battery systems, chargers, wheel hub motors - in the cars of the future, what will the components look like, and how will they interact with each other?
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 22, 2010
Funding for electric car and energy storage battery systems

Funding for electric car and energy storage battery systems

California-based electric car and battery company CODA Automotive, together with joint venture partner, Lishen Power Battery, has secured $394 million of committed capital.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 21, 2010
New finance director appointed for Eco City Vehicles

New finance director appointed for Eco City Vehicles

Eco City Vehicles, a developer and supplier of eco-friendly commercial vehicles and the London licensed taxi, have appointed David Charles Trendle as Finance Director.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 15, 2010
Toshiba's SCiB battery selected by Honda

Toshiba's SCiB battery selected by Honda

The SCiB is Toshiba's breakthrough rechargeable battery that offers excellent long life and rapid recharging characteristics. Since its introduction, the battery has earned a high evaluation that supported its selection for Honda's new electric motorcycle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 14, 2010
Hitachi doubles the life of industrial lithium-ion batteries

Hitachi doubles the life of industrial lithium-ion batteries

Hitachi has developed a new cathode material for industrial lithium-ion batteries using manganese-based cathode materials that roughly doubles the life of similar batteries using the cathode material which was developed by Hitachi in the past.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 13, 2010
Solar Impulse completes first flight

Solar Impulse completes first flight

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA solar-powered aeroplane has successfully completed its first flight taking off from Payerne, Switzerland, according to reports. With a 63 metre wingspan covered with solar cells, the solar powered plane completed its maiden voyage successfully.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 12, 2010
A step toward lighter batteries

A step toward lighter batteries

Lightweight batteries that can deliver lots of energy are crucial for improving the range of electric cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 9, 2010
Around the world in a solar plane

Around the world in a solar plane

The Solar Impulse is a revolutionary concept that will push back the limits of our knowledge in the field of materials, energy management and the man-machine interface. It is an aircraft with an inordinate wingspan for its weight and of an aerodynamic quality that to this day has not been equaled, capable of tremendous resistance, despite its light weight.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 8, 2010
UCF confirms Planar Energy's battery efficiency

UCF confirms Planar Energy's battery efficiency

Researchers at the University of Central Florida's (UCF) Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center has verified findings by Planar Energy that the company said could lead to cost and performance improvements in large format batteries required for practical electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 7, 2010
Establishment of CHAdeMO Association

Establishment of CHAdeMO Association

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Nissan Motor Company (Nissan), Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Mitsubishi Motors), Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (Fuji Heavy Industries), and The Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO), have formally established "CHAdeMO Association" under the resolution of its general assembly held today. The five companies above have become its executive members.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 2, 2010
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai has unveiled a gas-electric hybrid version of its popular Sonata midsize sedan at the New York International Auto
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 1, 2010
Ford & Microsoft lead the way toward a more energy-efficient future

Ford & Microsoft lead the way toward a more energy-efficient future

Ford and Microsoft announce a new solution that will make electric vehicle ownership easier and more affordable. Ford Motor Co. and Microsoft Corp. are leading the way toward a more energy-efficient future with a new solution that will make electric vehicle ownership easier and more affordable for consumers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 26, 2010
Electromobility: fast-tracking innovation

Electromobility: fast-tracking innovation

Battery systems, chargers, wheel hub motors - in the cars of the future, what will the components look like, and how will they interact with each other?
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 21, 2010
New finance director appointed for Eco City Vehicles

New finance director appointed for Eco City Vehicles

Eco City Vehicles, a developer and supplier of eco-friendly commercial vehicles and the London licensed taxi, have appointed David Charles Trendle as Finance Director.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 14, 2010
Hitachi doubles the life of industrial lithium-ion batteries

Hitachi doubles the life of industrial lithium-ion batteries

Hitachi has developed a new cathode material for industrial lithium-ion batteries using manganese-based cathode materials that roughly doubles the life of similar batteries using the cathode material which was developed by Hitachi in the past.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 12, 2010
A step toward lighter batteries

A step toward lighter batteries

Lightweight batteries that can deliver lots of energy are crucial for improving the range of electric cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 8, 2010
UCF confirms Planar Energy's battery efficiency

UCF confirms Planar Energy's battery efficiency

Researchers at the University of Central Florida's (UCF) Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center has verified findings by Planar Energy that the company said could lead to cost and performance improvements in large format batteries required for practical electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 2, 2010
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai has unveiled a gas-electric hybrid version of its popular Sonata midsize sedan at the New York International Auto
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 22, 2010
Funding for electric car and energy storage battery systems

Funding for electric car and energy storage battery systems

California-based electric car and battery company CODA Automotive, together with joint venture partner, Lishen Power Battery, has secured $394 million of committed capital.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 15, 2010
Toshiba's SCiB battery selected by Honda

Toshiba's SCiB battery selected by Honda

The SCiB is Toshiba's breakthrough rechargeable battery that offers excellent long life and rapid recharging characteristics. Since its introduction, the battery has earned a high evaluation that supported its selection for Honda's new electric motorcycle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 13, 2010
Solar Impulse completes first flight

Solar Impulse completes first flight

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA solar-powered aeroplane has successfully completed its first flight taking off from Payerne, Switzerland, according to reports. With a 63 metre wingspan covered with solar cells, the solar powered plane completed its maiden voyage successfully.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 9, 2010
Around the world in a solar plane

Around the world in a solar plane

The Solar Impulse is a revolutionary concept that will push back the limits of our knowledge in the field of materials, energy management and the man-machine interface. It is an aircraft with an inordinate wingspan for its weight and of an aerodynamic quality that to this day has not been equaled, capable of tremendous resistance, despite its light weight.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 7, 2010
Establishment of CHAdeMO Association

Establishment of CHAdeMO Association

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Nissan Motor Company (Nissan), Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Mitsubishi Motors), Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (Fuji Heavy Industries), and The Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO), have formally established "CHAdeMO Association" under the resolution of its general assembly held today. The five companies above have become its executive members.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 1, 2010
Ford & Microsoft lead the way toward a more energy-efficient future

Ford & Microsoft lead the way toward a more energy-efficient future

Ford and Microsoft announce a new solution that will make electric vehicle ownership easier and more affordable. Ford Motor Co. and Microsoft Corp. are leading the way toward a more energy-efficient future with a new solution that will make electric vehicle ownership easier and more affordable for consumers.
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