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Drayson aims to raise the sub-1000kg e-car world land speed record

Drayson aims to raise the sub-1000kg e-car world land speed record

Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2013
Network of unmanned undersea platforms assist manned vessels

Network of unmanned undersea platforms assist manned vessels

To maintain advantage over adversaries, U.S. naval forces need a way to project key capabilities in multiple locations at once, without the time and expense of building new vessels to deliver those capabilities.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 18, 2013
China sets caps for rare earths exploration

China sets caps for rare earths exploration

The Ministry of Land and Resources announced on Thursday the maximum amount of rare earths for the exploration has been set at 93,800 metric tons for 2013.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 17, 2013
Russia to invest $1 billion in rare earths to cut dependence on China

Russia to invest $1 billion in rare earths to cut dependence on China

Reuters reports that Russia will invest $1 billion in rare earths production by 2018 in a bid to become less dependent on China, which controls more than 90 percent of global supply of the elements used in sectors including defense, telecommunications and renewable energy - including hybrid and electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 16, 2013
Thermoelectric energy harvesting in Japan

Thermoelectric energy harvesting in Japan

The Japanese are working very hard on thermoelectric energy harvesting from tiny forms for use on hot running electronics components the 1.5 kW versions for use on furnace flues etc.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 13, 2013
Energy harvesting at Formula E

Energy harvesting at Formula E

Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology uses resonant magnetic induction to transfer energy between a ground-based pad and a charging pad on the electric vehicle.
External Company Press Release
Smart mobility and the role of SMEs

Smart mobility and the role of SMEs

Successful SMEs will share their insights into emerging opportunities in intelligent transport systems (ITS) at the INTRASME Smart Mobility Market Opportunity Workshop in Turin, Italy on the 25th September.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 11, 2013
Roads could power cars across Europe

Roads could power cars across Europe

Electric car development is primarily focused on fuel efficiency, and until recently, researchers have been seeking answers under the bonnet. But a team at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is looking a little lower.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 10, 2013
Nissan develops second electric commercial vehicle

Nissan develops second electric commercial vehicle

Nissan is in the final development phase of its second mass production pure electric vehicle, the e-NV200 compact van, scheduled for launch in 2014.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 9, 2013
US DoT awards USD13.6m for fuel cell buses

US DoT awards USD13.6m for fuel cell buses

The US Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $13.6 million in federal funding to advance the commercialization of American-made fuel cell buses for the transit industry.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 6, 2013
Dealloying lithium alloys could advance lithium-ion batteries

Dealloying lithium alloys could advance lithium-ion batteries

Arizona State University have been experimenting with dealloying lithium-tin alloys, and seeing the potential for the nanostructures they are producing to spark advances in lithium-ion batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 6, 2013
Just add water:  possible key to energy storage for electric vehicles

Just add water: possible key to energy storage for electric vehicles

A water-based, flow battery capable of more than just traditional, stationary energy storage.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 5, 2013
World's first fully active, regenerative suspension for automobiles

World's first fully active, regenerative suspension for automobiles

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has entered into partnership with Levant Power Corp. to build the world's first fully active suspension system with energy recovery function
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 4, 2013
A novel cathode material could lower fuel cell costs

A novel cathode material could lower fuel cell costs

Researchers may be able to lower fuel cell costs with a novel cathode material which has outstanding performance and robust reliability even at the intermediate temperature range.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 3, 2013
Electric vehicle charging - where you want it

Electric vehicle charging - where you want it

Envision Solar International has completed the engineering and fabrication of the world's first fully autonomous, fully mobile, fully renewable Electric Vehicle Charging station.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 2, 2013
KAIST unveils foldable micro electric car

KAIST unveils foldable micro electric car

A group of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed a foldable, compact electric vehicle that can be utilized either as a personal car or part of the public transit system to connect major transportation routes within a city.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2013
Network of unmanned undersea platforms assist manned vessels

Network of unmanned undersea platforms assist manned vessels

To maintain advantage over adversaries, U.S. naval forces need a way to project key capabilities in multiple locations at once, without the time and expense of building new vessels to deliver those capabilities.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 17, 2013
Russia to invest $1 billion in rare earths to cut dependence on China

Russia to invest $1 billion in rare earths to cut dependence on China

Reuters reports that Russia will invest $1 billion in rare earths production by 2018 in a bid to become less dependent on China, which controls more than 90 percent of global supply of the elements used in sectors including defense, telecommunications and renewable energy - including hybrid and electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 13, 2013
Energy harvesting at Formula E

Energy harvesting at Formula E

Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology uses resonant magnetic induction to transfer energy between a ground-based pad and a charging pad on the electric vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 11, 2013
Roads could power cars across Europe

Roads could power cars across Europe

Electric car development is primarily focused on fuel efficiency, and until recently, researchers have been seeking answers under the bonnet. But a team at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is looking a little lower.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 9, 2013
US DoT awards USD13.6m for fuel cell buses

US DoT awards USD13.6m for fuel cell buses

The US Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $13.6 million in federal funding to advance the commercialization of American-made fuel cell buses for the transit industry.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 6, 2013
Just add water:  possible key to energy storage for electric vehicles

Just add water: possible key to energy storage for electric vehicles

A water-based, flow battery capable of more than just traditional, stationary energy storage.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 4, 2013
A novel cathode material could lower fuel cell costs

A novel cathode material could lower fuel cell costs

Researchers may be able to lower fuel cell costs with a novel cathode material which has outstanding performance and robust reliability even at the intermediate temperature range.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 2, 2013
KAIST unveils foldable micro electric car

KAIST unveils foldable micro electric car

A group of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed a foldable, compact electric vehicle that can be utilized either as a personal car or part of the public transit system to connect major transportation routes within a city.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 18, 2013
China sets caps for rare earths exploration

China sets caps for rare earths exploration

The Ministry of Land and Resources announced on Thursday the maximum amount of rare earths for the exploration has been set at 93,800 metric tons for 2013.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 16, 2013
Thermoelectric energy harvesting in Japan

Thermoelectric energy harvesting in Japan

The Japanese are working very hard on thermoelectric energy harvesting from tiny forms for use on hot running electronics components the 1.5 kW versions for use on furnace flues etc.
External Company Press Release
Smart mobility and the role of SMEs

Smart mobility and the role of SMEs

Successful SMEs will share their insights into emerging opportunities in intelligent transport systems (ITS) at the INTRASME Smart Mobility Market Opportunity Workshop in Turin, Italy on the 25th September.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 10, 2013
Nissan develops second electric commercial vehicle

Nissan develops second electric commercial vehicle

Nissan is in the final development phase of its second mass production pure electric vehicle, the e-NV200 compact van, scheduled for launch in 2014.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 6, 2013
Dealloying lithium alloys could advance lithium-ion batteries

Dealloying lithium alloys could advance lithium-ion batteries

Arizona State University have been experimenting with dealloying lithium-tin alloys, and seeing the potential for the nanostructures they are producing to spark advances in lithium-ion batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 5, 2013
World's first fully active, regenerative suspension for automobiles

World's first fully active, regenerative suspension for automobiles

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has entered into partnership with Levant Power Corp. to build the world's first fully active suspension system with energy recovery function
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 3, 2013
Electric vehicle charging - where you want it

Electric vehicle charging - where you want it

Envision Solar International has completed the engineering and fabrication of the world's first fully autonomous, fully mobile, fully renewable Electric Vehicle Charging station.
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