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Toyota launches fuel cell car in the US

Toyota launches fuel cell car in the US

Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 31, 2014
World's most demanding electric bus route

World's most demanding electric bus route

Baroness Kramer, the UK's Minister of State for Transport, has officially launched an all-electric bus route that will test whether electric buses can perform on a par with their diesel counterparts in a real-world operational environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2014
$24.9 million to put more zero-emission buses into service

$24.9 million to put more zero-emission buses into service

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the availability of $24.9 million through its brand new Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo) that will put a new generation of advanced, non-polluting transit buses on the road in communities nationwide.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 29, 2014
Tesla expands supercharger network in Europe

Tesla expands supercharger network in Europe

Tesla is officially opening new Supercharger locations connecting the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2014
Atomic-scale catalysts may produce cheap hydrogen

Atomic-scale catalysts may produce cheap hydrogen

Researchers have shown that a one-atom thick film of molybdenum sulfide (MoS2) may work as an effective catalyst for creating hydrogen. The work opens a new door for the production of cheap hydrogen.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2014
Formula One derived energy storage technology

Formula One derived energy storage technology

A project to install flywheel energy storage technology in two remote Scottish island communities to help stabilise their power grids, improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions from non-renewable power sources.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 27, 2014
Electric drive vehicles have little impact on U.S. pollutant emissions

Electric drive vehicles have little impact on U.S. pollutant emissions

A new study from North Carolina State University indicates that even a sharp increase in the use of electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) by 2050 would not significantly reduce emissions of high-profile air pollutants carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 24, 2014
IDTechEx research shows rapid growth in the electric aircraft industry

IDTechEx research shows rapid growth in the electric aircraft industry

IDTechEx research shows the electric aircraft industry is now growing rapidly with the military and industrial/commercial sectors increasing share to 67% and 27% of the 2024 value market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 22, 2014
Low-noise range extender dispels battery runtime angst

Low-noise range extender dispels battery runtime angst

Together with FEV GmbH, KSPG is currently and successfully testing a range extender developed for electric vehicles. The test vehicle, based on the FIAT 500, has already undergone comprehensive tests at KSPG.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 21, 2014
NCSU to lead new institute for next generation power electronics

NCSU to lead new institute for next generation power electronics

North Carolina State University has been selected by the Obama Administration to lead a public-private manufacturing innovation institute for next generation power electronics.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 20, 2014
YASA Motors secures £5m to expand production of electric motors

YASA Motors secures £5m to expand production of electric motors

YASA Motors, the company delivering ultra-high performance electric motors, has received a strong boost with the investment of £5m.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 15, 2014
IDTechEx Webinar: Smart Glass- incremental or disruptive technologies?

IDTechEx Webinar: Smart Glass- incremental or disruptive technologies?

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 23rd January.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 14, 2014
'Superlens' extends range of wireless power transfer

'Superlens' extends range of wireless power transfer

Duke University researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of wireless power transfer using low-frequency magnetic fields over distances much larger than the size of the transmitter and receiver.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 13, 2014
Virtual electromobility takes to the streets of Munich

Virtual electromobility takes to the streets of Munich

A fleet of 130 virtual electric cars is set to commence on the roads of Munich, Germany.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 10, 2014
Porsche uses four-cylinder hybrid powertrain in new Le Mans car

Porsche uses four-cylinder hybrid powertrain in new Le Mans car

Porsche has concluded its 2013 test programme with the new LMP1 race car which features the company's recently developed powertrain. Testing will resume in early 2014 in preparation for the World Endurance Championship (WEC) which starts in April 2014, with the Le Mans 24 Hours as the highlight of the season.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 9, 2014
Hydrogen fuel cell range extenders double the range of EV trucks

Hydrogen fuel cell range extenders double the range of EV trucks

Hydrogen fuel cell range extenders for 20 FedEx Express electric delivery trucks will allow FedEx Express to nearly double the amount of territory the vehicles can cover with one charge.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 8, 2014
Nissan's electric taxi to be launched in 2015

Nissan's electric taxi to be launched in 2015

Nissan plan to have an electric taxi on the streets of London in 2015 - years ahead of the Mayor's target of 2020 for the development of a zero-emissions taxi.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 6, 2014
Japan-USA Island Grid Project on Maui Island

Japan-USA Island Grid Project on Maui Island

Hitachi has begun operations on the demonstration site for the Japan-U.S. Island Grid Project on Maui Island, Hawaii, in collaboration with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization ("NEDO"), Mizuho Bank, and Cyber Defense Institute.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 3, 2014
Ford unveils solar powered car with new system that tracks the sun

Ford unveils solar powered car with new system that tracks the sun

Ford has unveiled plans for a prototype solar-powered hybrid car.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 2, 2014
Electric propulsion engine accelerates spacecraft

Electric propulsion engine accelerates spacecraft

By providing low, constant thrust over long periods of time, electric propulsion engines such as NEXT can accelerate spacecraft using less than a tenth of the propellant of a chemical rocket.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 31, 2014
World's most demanding electric bus route

World's most demanding electric bus route

Baroness Kramer, the UK's Minister of State for Transport, has officially launched an all-electric bus route that will test whether electric buses can perform on a par with their diesel counterparts in a real-world operational environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 29, 2014
Tesla expands supercharger network in Europe

Tesla expands supercharger network in Europe

Tesla is officially opening new Supercharger locations connecting the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2014
Formula One derived energy storage technology

Formula One derived energy storage technology

A project to install flywheel energy storage technology in two remote Scottish island communities to help stabilise their power grids, improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions from non-renewable power sources.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 24, 2014
IDTechEx research shows rapid growth in the electric aircraft industry

IDTechEx research shows rapid growth in the electric aircraft industry

IDTechEx research shows the electric aircraft industry is now growing rapidly with the military and industrial/commercial sectors increasing share to 67% and 27% of the 2024 value market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 21, 2014
NCSU to lead new institute for next generation power electronics

NCSU to lead new institute for next generation power electronics

North Carolina State University has been selected by the Obama Administration to lead a public-private manufacturing innovation institute for next generation power electronics.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 15, 2014
IDTechEx Webinar: Smart Glass- incremental or disruptive technologies?

IDTechEx Webinar: Smart Glass- incremental or disruptive technologies?

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 23rd January.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 13, 2014
Virtual electromobility takes to the streets of Munich

Virtual electromobility takes to the streets of Munich

A fleet of 130 virtual electric cars is set to commence on the roads of Munich, Germany.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 9, 2014
Hydrogen fuel cell range extenders double the range of EV trucks

Hydrogen fuel cell range extenders double the range of EV trucks

Hydrogen fuel cell range extenders for 20 FedEx Express electric delivery trucks will allow FedEx Express to nearly double the amount of territory the vehicles can cover with one charge.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 6, 2014
Japan-USA Island Grid Project on Maui Island

Japan-USA Island Grid Project on Maui Island

Hitachi has begun operations on the demonstration site for the Japan-U.S. Island Grid Project on Maui Island, Hawaii, in collaboration with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization ("NEDO"), Mizuho Bank, and Cyber Defense Institute.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 2, 2014
Electric propulsion engine accelerates spacecraft

Electric propulsion engine accelerates spacecraft

By providing low, constant thrust over long periods of time, electric propulsion engines such as NEXT can accelerate spacecraft using less than a tenth of the propellant of a chemical rocket.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2014
$24.9 million to put more zero-emission buses into service

$24.9 million to put more zero-emission buses into service

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the availability of $24.9 million through its brand new Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo) that will put a new generation of advanced, non-polluting transit buses on the road in communities nationwide.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2014
Atomic-scale catalysts may produce cheap hydrogen

Atomic-scale catalysts may produce cheap hydrogen

Researchers have shown that a one-atom thick film of molybdenum sulfide (MoS2) may work as an effective catalyst for creating hydrogen. The work opens a new door for the production of cheap hydrogen.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 27, 2014
Electric drive vehicles have little impact on U.S. pollutant emissions

Electric drive vehicles have little impact on U.S. pollutant emissions

A new study from North Carolina State University indicates that even a sharp increase in the use of electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) by 2050 would not significantly reduce emissions of high-profile air pollutants carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 22, 2014
Low-noise range extender dispels battery runtime angst

Low-noise range extender dispels battery runtime angst

Together with FEV GmbH, KSPG is currently and successfully testing a range extender developed for electric vehicles. The test vehicle, based on the FIAT 500, has already undergone comprehensive tests at KSPG.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 20, 2014
YASA Motors secures £5m to expand production of electric motors

YASA Motors secures £5m to expand production of electric motors

YASA Motors, the company delivering ultra-high performance electric motors, has received a strong boost with the investment of £5m.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 14, 2014
'Superlens' extends range of wireless power transfer

'Superlens' extends range of wireless power transfer

Duke University researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of wireless power transfer using low-frequency magnetic fields over distances much larger than the size of the transmitter and receiver.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 10, 2014
Porsche uses four-cylinder hybrid powertrain in new Le Mans car

Porsche uses four-cylinder hybrid powertrain in new Le Mans car

Porsche has concluded its 2013 test programme with the new LMP1 race car which features the company's recently developed powertrain. Testing will resume in early 2014 in preparation for the World Endurance Championship (WEC) which starts in April 2014, with the Le Mans 24 Hours as the highlight of the season.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 8, 2014
Nissan's electric taxi to be launched in 2015

Nissan's electric taxi to be launched in 2015

Nissan plan to have an electric taxi on the streets of London in 2015 - years ahead of the Mayor's target of 2020 for the development of a zero-emissions taxi.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 3, 2014
Ford unveils solar powered car with new system that tracks the sun

Ford unveils solar powered car with new system that tracks the sun

Ford has unveiled plans for a prototype solar-powered hybrid car.
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