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Frito-Lay & Electric Vehicles International Launch EV Pilot

Frito-Lay & Electric Vehicles International Launch EV Pilot

Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2012
The Washington/Oregon Corridor

The Washington/Oregon Corridor

The project's goal? To advance electric transportation and alternative fuel vehicles by outfitting the I-5 corridor with charging stations all the way from "BC to Baja."
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 28, 2012
A123 Systems recalls potentially defective battery modules and packs

A123 Systems recalls potentially defective battery modules and packs

A123 Systems a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium iron phosphate batteries and systems, has recalled battery modules and packs that may contain defective prismatic cells produced at A123's Livonia, Mich. manufacturing facility.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2012
Canadian Government invests in vehicles of the future

Canadian Government invests in vehicles of the future

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, announced last week six new projects supported by the Automotive Partnership Canada (APC) initiative at the University of Windsor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 26, 2012
Energy Department announces $10 million to promote zero emission

Energy Department announces $10 million to promote zero emission

The Energy Department's support for the development and demonstration of innovative alternative vehicle technologies is helping reduce the nation's reliance on gasoline and diesel and diversifying our nation's energy portfolio.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 23, 2012
UA engineer launches robotic planetary lake lander

UA engineer launches robotic planetary lake lander

Fink unveiled the lake lander, named Tucson Explorer II, or TEX II, in a paper titled "Robotic Lake Lander Test Bed for Autonomous Surface and Subsurface Exploration of Titan Lakes," which he presented March 8 at an aerospace conference organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Big Sky, Mont.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 22, 2012
Aurora Skate UAV wins border protection award

Aurora Skate UAV wins border protection award

Aurora's Skate small unmanned air vehicle system (SUAS) was awarded first place in the 2012 Border Security Technology/Product Challenge at the recently held 2012 Border Security Expo in Phoenix, Arizona.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 21, 2012
Boeing phantom eye conducts medium-speed taxi test

Boeing phantom eye conducts medium-speed taxi test

Phantom Eye reached speeds of up to 30 knots.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2012
BASF signs licensing agreement to acquire LFP technology

BASF signs licensing agreement to acquire LFP technology

BASF, through its global Battery Materials business unit, today announced that it has signed a long-term licensing agreement to acquire global rights for the production and sale of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery materials technology from LiFePO4+C Licensing AG, Muttenz, Switzerland.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2012
Distance record for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Distance record for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

In 2012, four Liquid Robotics "PACX Wave Glider" AUV gliders set a new distance world record by travelling autonomously almost 6000 kilometers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2012
Smith and Wanxiang sign letter of intent for $25M investment

Smith and Wanxiang sign letter of intent for $25M investment

Smith Electric Vehicles and Wanxiang Group announce investment and joint venture.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 15, 2012
Running cars on sun and water

Running cars on sun and water

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems inaugurated a solar hydrogen filling station.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2012
Molycorp to acquire leading rare earth processor in $1.3 billion deal

Molycorp to acquire leading rare earth processor in $1.3 billion deal

Transaction will create global, vertically integrated rare earth technology leader and will give Molycorp a greater range of products and increased sales opportunities across Asia.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 13, 2012
President Obama launches EV-Everywhere Challenge

President Obama launches EV-Everywhere Challenge

By 2022 the USA Energy Department hopes that companies in the United States will be the first in the world to produce a 5-passenger affordable American electric vehicle with a payback time of less than 5 years and sufficient range and fast-charging ability to enable average Americans everywhere to meet their daily transportation needs more conveniently and at lower cost.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 12, 2012
Solar hybrid propulsion system for advanced eco yacht

Solar hybrid propulsion system for advanced eco yacht

The yacht uses a 9 MW Solar Hybrid Propulsion System powered by a combination of Sustainable Sources of energy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 9, 2012
Reaching a wider e-mobility community

Reaching a wider e-mobility community

IDTechEx is once again meeting its promise to allow a wider community of e-mobility players to compare notes. As its name implies, {{Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012|www.idtechex.com/evusa}} in San Jose California March 27-28 lets you meet people not present at events with a narrower product and geographical focus. This unique forum is vital to those widening their scope in the EV value chain, leaving behind those with tunnel vision.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2012
Hybrid Propulsion

Hybrid Propulsion

The word is spreading quickly and hybrid propulsion is becoming the fastest growing form of auxiliary propulsion for sailboats today.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 7, 2012
Toyota finds way to avoid using rare earth materials

Toyota finds way to avoid using rare earth materials

Toyota Motor Corp has developed a way to make hybrid and electric vehicles without the use of expensive rare earth metals, in which China has a near-monopoly.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 6, 2012
Motiv Power Systems $1.16 million grant for new battery-electric truck

Motiv Power Systems $1.16 million grant for new battery-electric truck

Motiv Power Systems Secures $1.16 Million California Energy Commission Grant for New Battery-Electric Truck and utilizes traditional diesel truck assembly line infrastructure to accelerate EV adoption.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 5, 2012
Electric Vehicles International wins GSA approval to supply US Govt

Electric Vehicles International wins GSA approval to supply US Govt

EVI models of medium-duty all ‐electric trucks and vans have been approved for government purchase, giving EVI the most comprehensive GSA­‐approved portfolio of all-‐electric, medium­‐duty vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2012
The Washington/Oregon Corridor

The Washington/Oregon Corridor

The project's goal? To advance electric transportation and alternative fuel vehicles by outfitting the I-5 corridor with charging stations all the way from "BC to Baja."
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2012
Canadian Government invests in vehicles of the future

Canadian Government invests in vehicles of the future

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, announced last week six new projects supported by the Automotive Partnership Canada (APC) initiative at the University of Windsor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 23, 2012
UA engineer launches robotic planetary lake lander

UA engineer launches robotic planetary lake lander

Fink unveiled the lake lander, named Tucson Explorer II, or TEX II, in a paper titled "Robotic Lake Lander Test Bed for Autonomous Surface and Subsurface Exploration of Titan Lakes," which he presented March 8 at an aerospace conference organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Big Sky, Mont.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 21, 2012
Boeing phantom eye conducts medium-speed taxi test

Boeing phantom eye conducts medium-speed taxi test

Phantom Eye reached speeds of up to 30 knots.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2012
Distance record for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Distance record for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

In 2012, four Liquid Robotics "PACX Wave Glider" AUV gliders set a new distance world record by travelling autonomously almost 6000 kilometers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 15, 2012
Running cars on sun and water

Running cars on sun and water

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems inaugurated a solar hydrogen filling station.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 13, 2012
President Obama launches EV-Everywhere Challenge

President Obama launches EV-Everywhere Challenge

By 2022 the USA Energy Department hopes that companies in the United States will be the first in the world to produce a 5-passenger affordable American electric vehicle with a payback time of less than 5 years and sufficient range and fast-charging ability to enable average Americans everywhere to meet their daily transportation needs more conveniently and at lower cost.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 9, 2012
Reaching a wider e-mobility community

Reaching a wider e-mobility community

IDTechEx is once again meeting its promise to allow a wider community of e-mobility players to compare notes. As its name implies, {{Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012|www.idtechex.com/evusa}} in San Jose California March 27-28 lets you meet people not present at events with a narrower product and geographical focus. This unique forum is vital to those widening their scope in the EV value chain, leaving behind those with tunnel vision.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 7, 2012
Toyota finds way to avoid using rare earth materials

Toyota finds way to avoid using rare earth materials

Toyota Motor Corp has developed a way to make hybrid and electric vehicles without the use of expensive rare earth metals, in which China has a near-monopoly.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 5, 2012
Electric Vehicles International wins GSA approval to supply US Govt

Electric Vehicles International wins GSA approval to supply US Govt

EVI models of medium-duty all ‐electric trucks and vans have been approved for government purchase, giving EVI the most comprehensive GSA­‐approved portfolio of all-‐electric, medium­‐duty vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 28, 2012
A123 Systems recalls potentially defective battery modules and packs

A123 Systems recalls potentially defective battery modules and packs

A123 Systems a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium iron phosphate batteries and systems, has recalled battery modules and packs that may contain defective prismatic cells produced at A123's Livonia, Mich. manufacturing facility.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 26, 2012
Energy Department announces $10 million to promote zero emission

Energy Department announces $10 million to promote zero emission

The Energy Department's support for the development and demonstration of innovative alternative vehicle technologies is helping reduce the nation's reliance on gasoline and diesel and diversifying our nation's energy portfolio.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 22, 2012
Aurora Skate UAV wins border protection award

Aurora Skate UAV wins border protection award

Aurora's Skate small unmanned air vehicle system (SUAS) was awarded first place in the 2012 Border Security Technology/Product Challenge at the recently held 2012 Border Security Expo in Phoenix, Arizona.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2012
BASF signs licensing agreement to acquire LFP technology

BASF signs licensing agreement to acquire LFP technology

BASF, through its global Battery Materials business unit, today announced that it has signed a long-term licensing agreement to acquire global rights for the production and sale of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery materials technology from LiFePO4+C Licensing AG, Muttenz, Switzerland.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 16, 2012
Smith and Wanxiang sign letter of intent for $25M investment

Smith and Wanxiang sign letter of intent for $25M investment

Smith Electric Vehicles and Wanxiang Group announce investment and joint venture.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2012
Molycorp to acquire leading rare earth processor in $1.3 billion deal

Molycorp to acquire leading rare earth processor in $1.3 billion deal

Transaction will create global, vertically integrated rare earth technology leader and will give Molycorp a greater range of products and increased sales opportunities across Asia.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 12, 2012
Solar hybrid propulsion system for advanced eco yacht

Solar hybrid propulsion system for advanced eco yacht

The yacht uses a 9 MW Solar Hybrid Propulsion System powered by a combination of Sustainable Sources of energy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 8, 2012
Hybrid Propulsion

Hybrid Propulsion

The word is spreading quickly and hybrid propulsion is becoming the fastest growing form of auxiliary propulsion for sailboats today.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 6, 2012
Motiv Power Systems $1.16 million grant for new battery-electric truck

Motiv Power Systems $1.16 million grant for new battery-electric truck

Motiv Power Systems Secures $1.16 Million California Energy Commission Grant for New Battery-Electric Truck and utilizes traditional diesel truck assembly line infrastructure to accelerate EV adoption.
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