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Making hydrogen powered travel a reality in the UK

Making hydrogen powered travel a reality in the UK

Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 28, 2012
New hybrid synergy drive for the Toyota Yaris

New hybrid synergy drive for the Toyota Yaris

Toyota are adding a new hybrid to their collection and have developed a smaller version of the Hybrid Synergy Drive system to power it.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 27, 2012
Plugless Power Apollo Launch Programme

Plugless Power Apollo Launch Programme

Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) announced recently that it will participate in the 2012 Apollo Launch Program hosted by Evatran, the developer of Plugless Power wireless electric vehicle recharging systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 24, 2012
Slaying the myths at Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air

Slaying the myths at Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air

Opening speaker at Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012 in San Jose California March 27-28, Raghu Das of leading analysts IDTechEx says: "Unlike other events, we delight in slaying the myth that most of the market value is in cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 23, 2012
KleenSpeed KAR EV technology

KleenSpeed KAR EV technology

KleenSpeed aim to become a leader in the global electric car marketplace through advanced engineering and design with the production versions of the KleenSpeed KAR.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 22, 2012
Why Toyota has pulled ahead in e-mobility

Why Toyota has pulled ahead in e-mobility

In this article, we share some of the research carried out for the new IDTechEx report, Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012 - Where, Why, What Next -vehicles & components, hybrid & pure electric, land, water, air, winning strategies, forecasts.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 21, 2012
Odyne work trucks and the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Programme

Odyne work trucks and the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Programme

Odyne Systems, LLC, a Waukesha, Wisconsin based leader in hybrid systems for medium and heavy duty trucks, has delivered seven trucks featuring the Odyne advanced plug-in hybrid propulsion system to utilities and municipalities throughout Wisconsin.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 20, 2012
BMW and Peugeot Citroën Electrification - progression

BMW and Peugeot Citroën Electrification - progression

One year after the two partners signed a memorandum of understanding, the joint venture formed by the BMW Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën to develop and manufacture hybrid and drive technology is now up and running. The launch of the joint venture //''BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification''// creates the necessary conditions for swift implementation of their common goals.
External Company Press Release
BAE Systems and Caterpillar sign HybriDrive agreement

BAE Systems and Caterpillar sign HybriDrive agreement

BAE Systems and Caterpillar Inc. have signed a long-term supply agreement to collaborate on an energy efficient parallel hybrid propulsion system for heavy-duty trucks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 17, 2012
Amazing new electric vehicles and components at EV Land Sea Air

Amazing new electric vehicles and components at EV Land Sea Air

The forthcoming event Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012 in San Jose California March 27-28 will hear from the familiar giants such as Daimler, Mitsubishi and BMW talking of new initiatives, many beyond cars. It will also display and analyse many new electric vehicles not seen elsewhere including the new Soltrac pure electric farm tractor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 16, 2012
Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation

Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 15, 2012
Frontline military technology promises battery revolution

Frontline military technology promises battery revolution

cientists at BAE Systems have successfully demonstrated the most radical method of storing electricity since the invention of batteries over 200 years ago. The technological breakthrough, called 'structural batteries' may lead to a redesign of all electrical technology and could provide a crucial advantage to soldiers on the frontline.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 14, 2012
Axeon supplies batteries for first Hiriko prototype electric vehicles

Axeon supplies batteries for first Hiriko prototype electric vehicles

Spanish firm Hiriko has chosen Axeon, Europe's largest independent supplier of lithium-ion battery systems, to supply batteries for its prototype electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 13, 2012
First electric vehicle wireless charging trial for London

First electric vehicle wireless charging trial for London

The pre-commercial trial for the first Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) trial for London is expected to start in early 2012 and will involve as many as 50 electric vehicles (EVs). It is a UK and industry-leading initiative.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 10, 2012
Electric vehicle technology changes brought forward

Electric vehicle technology changes brought forward

With hybrid and pure electric vehicles, the future is arriving much sooner than predicted. This is a surprise to those looking only at electric cars where sales in 2011 were well behind plan.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 9, 2012
Predicting success in electric vehicles

Predicting success in electric vehicles

This article shares some of the research carried out for the latest in the series of 18 IDTechEx reports on electric vehicles and their components.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 9, 2012
Cybergo driverless bus

Cybergo driverless bus

Oxis Energy Ltd of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK has joined forces with Induct of France to spearhead the latest technology in electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 8, 2012
First electric vehicle to finish the Dakar rally

First electric vehicle to finish the Dakar rally

The Latvian built OSCar eO has become the first range-extended electric-drive vehicle to complete the Dakar rally, an 8400 km long gruelling challenge through Argentina, Chile and Peru. The two week rally is arguably the toughest motorsport event in the world with less than half of the starters making it to the finish podium in Lima.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 7, 2012
Tokyo and San Jose: bellwethers of EV success & failure

Tokyo and San Jose: bellwethers of EV success & failure

IDTechEx is currently in Silicon Valley having spent over a week in Tokyo at EV clients and events. Both are a bellwether of what is really happening on the ground with EVs because they have a relatively large number of early adopters.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 6, 2012
UPS to roll-out electric delivery vans in California

UPS to roll-out electric delivery vans in California

Last summer Electric Vehicles International (EVI) announced the purchase of 100 electric delivery vans by UPS. The new e-vans are due to begin replacing the diesel versions early this year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 28, 2012
New hybrid synergy drive for the Toyota Yaris

New hybrid synergy drive for the Toyota Yaris

Toyota are adding a new hybrid to their collection and have developed a smaller version of the Hybrid Synergy Drive system to power it.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 24, 2012
Slaying the myths at Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air

Slaying the myths at Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air

Opening speaker at Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012 in San Jose California March 27-28, Raghu Das of leading analysts IDTechEx says: "Unlike other events, we delight in slaying the myth that most of the market value is in cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 22, 2012
Why Toyota has pulled ahead in e-mobility

Why Toyota has pulled ahead in e-mobility

In this article, we share some of the research carried out for the new IDTechEx report, Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012 - Where, Why, What Next -vehicles & components, hybrid & pure electric, land, water, air, winning strategies, forecasts.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 20, 2012
BMW and Peugeot Citroën Electrification - progression

BMW and Peugeot Citroën Electrification - progression

One year after the two partners signed a memorandum of understanding, the joint venture formed by the BMW Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën to develop and manufacture hybrid and drive technology is now up and running. The launch of the joint venture //''BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification''// creates the necessary conditions for swift implementation of their common goals.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 17, 2012
Amazing new electric vehicles and components at EV Land Sea Air

Amazing new electric vehicles and components at EV Land Sea Air

The forthcoming event Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012 in San Jose California March 27-28 will hear from the familiar giants such as Daimler, Mitsubishi and BMW talking of new initiatives, many beyond cars. It will also display and analyse many new electric vehicles not seen elsewhere including the new Soltrac pure electric farm tractor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 15, 2012
Frontline military technology promises battery revolution

Frontline military technology promises battery revolution

cientists at BAE Systems have successfully demonstrated the most radical method of storing electricity since the invention of batteries over 200 years ago. The technological breakthrough, called 'structural batteries' may lead to a redesign of all electrical technology and could provide a crucial advantage to soldiers on the frontline.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 13, 2012
First electric vehicle wireless charging trial for London

First electric vehicle wireless charging trial for London

The pre-commercial trial for the first Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) trial for London is expected to start in early 2012 and will involve as many as 50 electric vehicles (EVs). It is a UK and industry-leading initiative.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 9, 2012
Predicting success in electric vehicles

Predicting success in electric vehicles

This article shares some of the research carried out for the latest in the series of 18 IDTechEx reports on electric vehicles and their components.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 8, 2012
First electric vehicle to finish the Dakar rally

First electric vehicle to finish the Dakar rally

The Latvian built OSCar eO has become the first range-extended electric-drive vehicle to complete the Dakar rally, an 8400 km long gruelling challenge through Argentina, Chile and Peru. The two week rally is arguably the toughest motorsport event in the world with less than half of the starters making it to the finish podium in Lima.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 6, 2012
UPS to roll-out electric delivery vans in California

UPS to roll-out electric delivery vans in California

Last summer Electric Vehicles International (EVI) announced the purchase of 100 electric delivery vans by UPS. The new e-vans are due to begin replacing the diesel versions early this year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 27, 2012
Plugless Power Apollo Launch Programme

Plugless Power Apollo Launch Programme

Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) announced recently that it will participate in the 2012 Apollo Launch Program hosted by Evatran, the developer of Plugless Power wireless electric vehicle recharging systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 23, 2012
KleenSpeed KAR EV technology

KleenSpeed KAR EV technology

KleenSpeed aim to become a leader in the global electric car marketplace through advanced engineering and design with the production versions of the KleenSpeed KAR.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 21, 2012
Odyne work trucks and the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Programme

Odyne work trucks and the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Programme

Odyne Systems, LLC, a Waukesha, Wisconsin based leader in hybrid systems for medium and heavy duty trucks, has delivered seven trucks featuring the Odyne advanced plug-in hybrid propulsion system to utilities and municipalities throughout Wisconsin.
External Company Press Release
BAE Systems and Caterpillar sign HybriDrive agreement

BAE Systems and Caterpillar sign HybriDrive agreement

BAE Systems and Caterpillar Inc. have signed a long-term supply agreement to collaborate on an energy efficient parallel hybrid propulsion system for heavy-duty trucks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 16, 2012
Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation

Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 14, 2012
Axeon supplies batteries for first Hiriko prototype electric vehicles

Axeon supplies batteries for first Hiriko prototype electric vehicles

Spanish firm Hiriko has chosen Axeon, Europe's largest independent supplier of lithium-ion battery systems, to supply batteries for its prototype electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 10, 2012
Electric vehicle technology changes brought forward

Electric vehicle technology changes brought forward

With hybrid and pure electric vehicles, the future is arriving much sooner than predicted. This is a surprise to those looking only at electric cars where sales in 2011 were well behind plan.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 9, 2012
Cybergo driverless bus

Cybergo driverless bus

Oxis Energy Ltd of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK has joined forces with Induct of France to spearhead the latest technology in electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 7, 2012
Tokyo and San Jose: bellwethers of EV success & failure

Tokyo and San Jose: bellwethers of EV success & failure

IDTechEx is currently in Silicon Valley having spent over a week in Tokyo at EV clients and events. Both are a bellwether of what is really happening on the ground with EVs because they have a relatively large number of early adopters.
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