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Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 20, 2016
New Tiguan GTE active concept

New Tiguan GTE active concept

Volkswagen is proving how much potential the plug-in hybrid systems have.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 15, 2016
Adaptable multi-purpose robotic platform for the agricultural industry

Adaptable multi-purpose robotic platform for the agricultural industry

The Bonirob robot, which is approximately the size of a compact car, uses video- and lidar-based positioning as well as satellite navigation to find its way around fields.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 13, 2015
Autonomous agricultural vehicles

Autonomous agricultural vehicles

True to its name, the IDTechEx report, Autonomous Vehicles Land, Water, Air 2015-2035 gives the full picture. Here we share some of the latest entries as it is continuously updated to reflect the rapid progress in this sector.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 11, 2014
BYD electric forklifts have unique 'Battery-for-Life'

BYD electric forklifts have unique 'Battery-for-Life'

The biggest headache with traditional electric forklift trucks is the time, trouble and cost involved in constantly having to recharge them as well as the risk of damage to the battery due to improper maintenance, which leads to expensive battery replacement. But now a new concept in battery technology is completely redefining the performance users will come to expect from their electric materials handling equipment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 5, 2014
CSR unveils 100% supercapacitor-powered tram

CSR unveils 100% supercapacitor-powered tram

CSR Zhuzhou, China, has unveiled what it claims is the world's first 100% supercapacitor-powered low-floor tram.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 4, 2014
DELIVER - the next generation of electric delivery vehicles

DELIVER - the next generation of electric delivery vehicles

Liberty Electric Cars, has successfully completed the build of the first fully functioning example of "DELIVER" - an electric delivery vehicle funded by the European Commissions' 7th Framework Programme which brings together ten partner companies from across Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 2, 2014
Investors raise 50 million Euros for the FIA Formula E Championship

Investors raise 50 million Euros for the FIA Formula E Championship

Formula E Holdings, series promoters of the FIA Formula E Championship, concluded its first round of financing, attracting a new wave of investors totalling 50 million euros.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 29, 2014
Toyota's diamond-like semiconductor wafer boosts hybrid mileage

Toyota's diamond-like semiconductor wafer boosts hybrid mileage

Toyota is using one of the hardest materials in nature after diamonds to develop a semiconductor it hopes will improve the fuel efficiency of its hybrids, such as the Prius, by as much at 10 percent.
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