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Energy harvesting, WSN, supercaps: 3 Events, 2 Days, 1 Venue

Energy harvesting, WSN, supercaps: 3 Events, 2 Days, 1 Venue

Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 30, 2012
Motorsport to go green with electric F1 series

Motorsport to go green with electric F1 series

Formula electric racing cars will have the chance to race in the Formula E Championships starting next year thanks to a consortium of international investors who have licensed the commercial rights from the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile).
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2012
Buses equipped with Lishen power batteries start operation

Buses equipped with Lishen power batteries start operation

The most advanced Comprehensive Charging and Changing Station based in China could give service to 180 pure electric buses.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 28, 2012
Fisker concludes Karma investigation

Fisker concludes Karma investigation

Fisker has completed a detailed investigation into the roadside fire involving a Fisker Karma sedan on August 10 in California.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 27, 2012
Batteries from world's thinnest material could power tomorrow's EV

Batteries from world's thinnest material could power tomorrow's EV

Engineering Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Use Intentionally Blemished Graphene Paper To Create Easy-To-Make, Quick-Charging Lithium-ion Battery With High Power Density
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 24, 2012
Fuel cell electric vehicles make rapid progress in range, durability

Fuel cell electric vehicles make rapid progress in range, durability

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently completed a seven-year project to demonstrate and evaluate hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and hydrogen fueling infrastructure in real-world settings.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2012
Toshiba design around the Chinese induced shortage with new technology

Toshiba design around the Chinese induced shortage with new technology

Toshiba has developed a high-iron concentration samarium-cobalt magnet that is free of dysprosium, a rare earth mineral that is in extremely short supply and increasingly expensive.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2012
Supercapacitor replaces battery - again

Supercapacitor replaces battery - again

Yo-Engineering chose to use a supercapacitor in place of a battery in an electric vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2012
Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Graphene is one of the most exciting new materials currently being developed. It brings superlative performance to supercapacitors, batteries, touch screens, logic, sensors, displays, composites and much more thanks to its electrical, thermal and mechanical properties.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 21, 2012
Wanxiang plans to invest up to $465 million in A123 Systems

Wanxiang plans to invest up to $465 million in A123 Systems

Wanxiang, China's largest automotive components manufacturer and one of China's largest non-government-owned companies, plans to invest up to $465 million in A123 Systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 20, 2012
Study will evaluate commercial possibilities for fuel cell ferries

Study will evaluate commercial possibilities for fuel cell ferries

CMAL has been commissioned to carry out a feasibility study for Scottish Enterprise that will evaluate the technical and commercial possibilities of using hydrogen fuel cells to enable the development of zero emission ferries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 17, 2012
Supercapacitors recover braking energy

Supercapacitors recover braking energy

Genève tram operator TPG is testing a prototype supercapacitor energy storage unit which allows braking energy to be recovered, and enables a tram to run for short distances without an external power supply.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2012
Lithium-ion battery not blamed for Fisker Karma fire

Lithium-ion battery not blamed for Fisker Karma fire

Fisker engineers, working with independent investigators from Pacific Rim Investigative Group, have begun preliminary examination and testing on the Karma electric car involved in a fire in Woodside, California last week.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2012
SK Innovation wins patent lawsuit against LG Chem

SK Innovation wins patent lawsuit against LG Chem

SK Innovation has won a patent suit against LG Chem over separators for Li-ion batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 14, 2012
Boston-Power signs multi-year energy storage deal

Boston-Power signs multi-year energy storage deal

Energy storage company Boston-Power has entered into a multi-year agreement to provide battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV).
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 13, 2012
Frito-Lay rolls out growing fleet of electric delivery trucks

Frito-Lay rolls out growing fleet of electric delivery trucks

Frito-Lay the $13 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo, plan to increase their all electric truck fleet to 105 in California by the end of the year, making it the largest deployment in any US state.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 10, 2012
Big disagreement on where lithium-ion batteries are headed

Big disagreement on where lithium-ion batteries are headed

Lithium-ion is the winning type of rechargeable battery for the decade - there is almost a consensus. You can count about 150 manufacturers of these and IDTechEx has profiled nearly all of them.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 9, 2012
Batteries vs. supercapacitors for train regeneration

Batteries vs. supercapacitors for train regeneration

Trains can return up to 30% of their kinetic energy when braking, whether they are electric or conventional. SEPTA has unveiled its recycled energy and optimization project
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 8, 2012
Chemical companies reposition for EV battery boom Part 3

Chemical companies reposition for EV battery boom Part 3

KBMJ partners to acquire ¥20.0 billion equity stake to support global growth of KBMJ's unique, industry leading lithium-ion battery technology
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 7, 2012
How green are electric vehicles really?

How green are electric vehicles really?

Electric vehicles are not green just because they use electricity rather than fuel, but their green credentials critically depend on the materials used, the driving conditions and, most importantly, the carbon intensity of their electricity sources.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 30, 2012
Motorsport to go green with electric F1 series

Motorsport to go green with electric F1 series

Formula electric racing cars will have the chance to race in the Formula E Championships starting next year thanks to a consortium of international investors who have licensed the commercial rights from the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile).
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 28, 2012
Fisker concludes Karma investigation

Fisker concludes Karma investigation

Fisker has completed a detailed investigation into the roadside fire involving a Fisker Karma sedan on August 10 in California.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 24, 2012
Fuel cell electric vehicles make rapid progress in range, durability

Fuel cell electric vehicles make rapid progress in range, durability

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently completed a seven-year project to demonstrate and evaluate hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and hydrogen fueling infrastructure in real-world settings.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2012
Supercapacitor replaces battery - again

Supercapacitor replaces battery - again

Yo-Engineering chose to use a supercapacitor in place of a battery in an electric vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 21, 2012
Wanxiang plans to invest up to $465 million in A123 Systems

Wanxiang plans to invest up to $465 million in A123 Systems

Wanxiang, China's largest automotive components manufacturer and one of China's largest non-government-owned companies, plans to invest up to $465 million in A123 Systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 17, 2012
Supercapacitors recover braking energy

Supercapacitors recover braking energy

Genève tram operator TPG is testing a prototype supercapacitor energy storage unit which allows braking energy to be recovered, and enables a tram to run for short distances without an external power supply.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2012
SK Innovation wins patent lawsuit against LG Chem

SK Innovation wins patent lawsuit against LG Chem

SK Innovation has won a patent suit against LG Chem over separators for Li-ion batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 13, 2012
Frito-Lay rolls out growing fleet of electric delivery trucks

Frito-Lay rolls out growing fleet of electric delivery trucks

Frito-Lay the $13 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo, plan to increase their all electric truck fleet to 105 in California by the end of the year, making it the largest deployment in any US state.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 9, 2012
Batteries vs. supercapacitors for train regeneration

Batteries vs. supercapacitors for train regeneration

Trains can return up to 30% of their kinetic energy when braking, whether they are electric or conventional. SEPTA has unveiled its recycled energy and optimization project
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 7, 2012
How green are electric vehicles really?

How green are electric vehicles really?

Electric vehicles are not green just because they use electricity rather than fuel, but their green credentials critically depend on the materials used, the driving conditions and, most importantly, the carbon intensity of their electricity sources.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2012
Buses equipped with Lishen power batteries start operation

Buses equipped with Lishen power batteries start operation

The most advanced Comprehensive Charging and Changing Station based in China could give service to 180 pure electric buses.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 27, 2012
Batteries from world's thinnest material could power tomorrow's EV

Batteries from world's thinnest material could power tomorrow's EV

Engineering Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Use Intentionally Blemished Graphene Paper To Create Easy-To-Make, Quick-Charging Lithium-ion Battery With High Power Density
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2012
Toshiba design around the Chinese induced shortage with new technology

Toshiba design around the Chinese induced shortage with new technology

Toshiba has developed a high-iron concentration samarium-cobalt magnet that is free of dysprosium, a rare earth mineral that is in extremely short supply and increasingly expensive.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2012
Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Graphene is one of the most exciting new materials currently being developed. It brings superlative performance to supercapacitors, batteries, touch screens, logic, sensors, displays, composites and much more thanks to its electrical, thermal and mechanical properties.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 20, 2012
Study will evaluate commercial possibilities for fuel cell ferries

Study will evaluate commercial possibilities for fuel cell ferries

CMAL has been commissioned to carry out a feasibility study for Scottish Enterprise that will evaluate the technical and commercial possibilities of using hydrogen fuel cells to enable the development of zero emission ferries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2012
Lithium-ion battery not blamed for Fisker Karma fire

Lithium-ion battery not blamed for Fisker Karma fire

Fisker engineers, working with independent investigators from Pacific Rim Investigative Group, have begun preliminary examination and testing on the Karma electric car involved in a fire in Woodside, California last week.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 14, 2012
Boston-Power signs multi-year energy storage deal

Boston-Power signs multi-year energy storage deal

Energy storage company Boston-Power has entered into a multi-year agreement to provide battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV).
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 10, 2012
Big disagreement on where lithium-ion batteries are headed

Big disagreement on where lithium-ion batteries are headed

Lithium-ion is the winning type of rechargeable battery for the decade - there is almost a consensus. You can count about 150 manufacturers of these and IDTechEx has profiled nearly all of them.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 8, 2012
Chemical companies reposition for EV battery boom Part 3

Chemical companies reposition for EV battery boom Part 3

KBMJ partners to acquire ¥20.0 billion equity stake to support global growth of KBMJ's unique, industry leading lithium-ion battery technology
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