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Siemens drive technology for new Hyundai vessel

Siemens drive technology for new Hyundai vessel

Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2014
£31m plan to demonstrate viability of hydrogen vehicles

£31m plan to demonstrate viability of hydrogen vehicles

A pioneering £31 million deal has been struck to make hydrogen vehicles a viable and environmentally friendly choice for motorists across Europe.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Mobility Vehicles for the Disabled: Surprises

Mobility Vehicles for the Disabled: Surprises

With an ageing population in developed countries, mobility for the disabled is a key electric vehicle category to follow. The biggest market is Europe, where scooters are favoured and the second biggest market is the USA where power chairs are favoured. Nowadays a mobility vehicle for the disabled is virtually always in the form of a seat on three to six wheels, which is made colourful, attractive and easy to operate.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 28, 2014
Havyard to build hybrid battery Arctic PSV

Havyard to build hybrid battery Arctic PSV

Havyard has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Penetration of Second and Third Generation Range Extenders 2014-2024

Penetration of Second and Third Generation Range Extenders 2014-2024

Range extenders are those technologies in charge of supporting long distance travelling in electric vehicles. Through the transition from petrol cars to electric cars, there is a strong trend to reduce the internal combustion engine and increasingly delegate the traction to electric motors, however ICE will not become the only range extender technology. This article explores all range extender technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 25, 2014
$3 million to advance U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market

$3 million to advance U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market

In support of President Obama's "all-of-the-above" energy strategy, the Energy Department has awarded more than $3 million to Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy for a project that could increase U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market and give businesses more affordable, cleaner power options.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 24, 2014
BMW will use OLEDs in future vehicles

BMW will use OLEDs in future vehicles

BMW has revealed that they will be fitting OLEDs in vehicles in the near future under the name BMW Organic Light.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 22, 2014
Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have created new ceramic materials that could be used to store hydrogen safely and efficiently.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 17, 2014
US Navy sends Bluefin Robotics' AUV in search of Malaysian airliner

US Navy sends Bluefin Robotics' AUV in search of Malaysian airliner

The team looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the Indian Ocean has used Bluefin Robotics' autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to use sonar beams to create high resolution 3D images of the seabed some 4500 metres down.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 16, 2014
Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis

Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis

The start-up ECOmove has developed a technology making it possible to manufacture an ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre-chassis, without using special equipment. The first unit has already been shipped to a company in Germany.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
VW and Renault go for plug in hybrids, BMW for fuel cell cars. TRA14

VW and Renault go for plug in hybrids, BMW for fuel cell cars. TRA14

Transport Research Arena, Paris April 2014 coverage by IDTechEx: Renault goes for plug in hybrids, BMW to fuel cells by 2020, meanwhile VW sells now the most efficient car in the automotive history.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 14, 2014
Audi and partner FAW cooperate on plug-in hybrid for China

Audi and partner FAW cooperate on plug-in hybrid for China

Together with its Chinese joint-venture partner FAW, Audi is to launch a plug-in hybrid car for the Chinese market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 11, 2014
Shale gas profitability doubts cast shadow on fuel cell cars launch

Shale gas profitability doubts cast shadow on fuel cell cars launch

Last year finally saw the kick-off in sales of electric cars with 2014 seeing a new impetus on fuel cell cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 7, 2014
ABB and Solar Impulse form technology alliance

ABB and Solar Impulse form technology alliance

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced it will support Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in their attempt to fly around the world in a solar powered airplane in 2015.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Golf Cars and Caddies 2014-2024

Electric Golf Cars and Caddies 2014-2024

This electric vehicle segment is usually underestimated by companies, however it is becoming interesting for those companies developing Micro EVs and off road electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 4, 2014
Scandinavia's first lithium battery electric car ferry

Scandinavia's first lithium battery electric car ferry

Electrovaya Inc. is pleased to announce that the KF Hisary electric cable ferry has now been sailing between Mjanes and Hisary in Norway daily for six months, with flawless operation over the wintery seas in Norway.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 2, 2014
Mitsubishi Motors' Outlander PHEV available soon

Mitsubishi Motors' Outlander PHEV available soon

Mitsubishi Motors' new Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will make a dramatic entrance into Mitsubishi showrooms across the UK next month although customers can place orders from this week.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 1, 2014
Volvo and Flybrid conduct UK testing of flywheel KERS technology

Volvo and Flybrid conduct UK testing of flywheel KERS technology

Volvo Car Group and engineering company Flybrid Automotive, part of the Torotrak Group, have been conducting UK tests of lightweight Flybrid® flywheel KERS technology that boosts performance while cutting fuel consumption and emissions.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2014
£31m plan to demonstrate viability of hydrogen vehicles

£31m plan to demonstrate viability of hydrogen vehicles

A pioneering £31 million deal has been struck to make hydrogen vehicles a viable and environmentally friendly choice for motorists across Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 28, 2014
Havyard to build hybrid battery Arctic PSV

Havyard to build hybrid battery Arctic PSV

Havyard has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 25, 2014
$3 million to advance U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market

$3 million to advance U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market

In support of President Obama's "all-of-the-above" energy strategy, the Energy Department has awarded more than $3 million to Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy for a project that could increase U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market and give businesses more affordable, cleaner power options.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 22, 2014
Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have created new ceramic materials that could be used to store hydrogen safely and efficiently.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 16, 2014
Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis

Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis

The start-up ECOmove has developed a technology making it possible to manufacture an ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre-chassis, without using special equipment. The first unit has already been shipped to a company in Germany.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 14, 2014
Audi and partner FAW cooperate on plug-in hybrid for China

Audi and partner FAW cooperate on plug-in hybrid for China

Together with its Chinese joint-venture partner FAW, Audi is to launch a plug-in hybrid car for the Chinese market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 7, 2014
ABB and Solar Impulse form technology alliance

ABB and Solar Impulse form technology alliance

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced it will support Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in their attempt to fly around the world in a solar powered airplane in 2015.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 4, 2014
Scandinavia's first lithium battery electric car ferry

Scandinavia's first lithium battery electric car ferry

Electrovaya Inc. is pleased to announce that the KF Hisary electric cable ferry has now been sailing between Mjanes and Hisary in Norway daily for six months, with flawless operation over the wintery seas in Norway.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 1, 2014
Volvo and Flybrid conduct UK testing of flywheel KERS technology

Volvo and Flybrid conduct UK testing of flywheel KERS technology

Volvo Car Group and engineering company Flybrid Automotive, part of the Torotrak Group, have been conducting UK tests of lightweight Flybrid® flywheel KERS technology that boosts performance while cutting fuel consumption and emissions.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Mobility Vehicles for the Disabled: Surprises

Mobility Vehicles for the Disabled: Surprises

With an ageing population in developed countries, mobility for the disabled is a key electric vehicle category to follow. The biggest market is Europe, where scooters are favoured and the second biggest market is the USA where power chairs are favoured. Nowadays a mobility vehicle for the disabled is virtually always in the form of a seat on three to six wheels, which is made colourful, attractive and easy to operate.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Penetration of Second and Third Generation Range Extenders 2014-2024

Penetration of Second and Third Generation Range Extenders 2014-2024

Range extenders are those technologies in charge of supporting long distance travelling in electric vehicles. Through the transition from petrol cars to electric cars, there is a strong trend to reduce the internal combustion engine and increasingly delegate the traction to electric motors, however ICE will not become the only range extender technology. This article explores all range extender technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 24, 2014
BMW will use OLEDs in future vehicles

BMW will use OLEDs in future vehicles

BMW has revealed that they will be fitting OLEDs in vehicles in the near future under the name BMW Organic Light.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 17, 2014
US Navy sends Bluefin Robotics' AUV in search of Malaysian airliner

US Navy sends Bluefin Robotics' AUV in search of Malaysian airliner

The team looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the Indian Ocean has used Bluefin Robotics' autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to use sonar beams to create high resolution 3D images of the seabed some 4500 metres down.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
VW and Renault go for plug in hybrids, BMW for fuel cell cars. TRA14

VW and Renault go for plug in hybrids, BMW for fuel cell cars. TRA14

Transport Research Arena, Paris April 2014 coverage by IDTechEx: Renault goes for plug in hybrids, BMW to fuel cells by 2020, meanwhile VW sells now the most efficient car in the automotive history.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 11, 2014
Shale gas profitability doubts cast shadow on fuel cell cars launch

Shale gas profitability doubts cast shadow on fuel cell cars launch

Last year finally saw the kick-off in sales of electric cars with 2014 seeing a new impetus on fuel cell cars.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Golf Cars and Caddies 2014-2024

Electric Golf Cars and Caddies 2014-2024

This electric vehicle segment is usually underestimated by companies, however it is becoming interesting for those companies developing Micro EVs and off road electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 2, 2014
Mitsubishi Motors' Outlander PHEV available soon

Mitsubishi Motors' Outlander PHEV available soon

Mitsubishi Motors' new Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will make a dramatic entrance into Mitsubishi showrooms across the UK next month although customers can place orders from this week.
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