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BYD rolls out its 50,000th pure electric bus

BYD rolls out its 50,000th pure electric bus

BYD boasts the world's largest selection of battery electric buses, and a clientele that spans across 300 cities around the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 13, 2019
Bosch to assume full control of electric motor manufacturer EM-motive

Bosch to assume full control of electric motor manufacturer EM-motive

Bosch is now assuming full control of EM-motive, one of Europe's most successful manufacturers of electric motors. Bosch and Daimler set up EM-motive GmbH as a fifty-fifty joint venture in 2011. Since then, it has manufactured some 450,000 electric motors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 11, 2019
Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Batteries are currently outpacing fuel cells in the technological race to power the electric vehicle. Lithium batteries keep getting cheaper, while fuel cells remain hampered by pricey, short-lived platinum catalysts. Researchers suggest that adding a bit more platinum—albeit in a novel form—could help fuel cell cars catch up.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 7, 2019
UK moves forward with self driving vehicles

UK moves forward with self driving vehicles

In a strong signal of support for the UK automotive and technology industries, the government has announced that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of automated vehicles. Advanced trials will not be supported unless they have passed rigorous safety assessments.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 5, 2019
Porsche to offer free charging on its first fully electric vehicle

Porsche to offer free charging on its first fully electric vehicle

Porsche announced an agreement with Electrify America, LLC to provide the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of charging at Electrify America public stations across the country.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 4, 2019
E-mobility and digitalisation mean profound structural change

E-mobility and digitalisation mean profound structural change

The New Year sees Volkswagen systematically forging ahead with its electric offensive and the transformation of the factories in Zwickau, Dresden, Emden and Hanover to become production locations for electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 1, 2019
Electric Vehicles: Induction Motor Opportunities

Electric Vehicles: Induction Motor Opportunities

The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" measures how induction (asynchronous) motors are rapidly losing market share.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 31, 2019
Fuel cell bus in the US has exceeded 25000 hours, more are close

Fuel cell bus in the US has exceeded 25000 hours, more are close

Five fuel cell buses in the United States have exceeded the DOE/DOT target of 25,000 hours and one has surpassed 29,000 hours of drive time. This is comparable to the life expectancy of a diesel engine in a transit bus.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 24, 2019
Nissan unveils NV300 concept-van

Nissan unveils NV300 concept-van

Nissan has created an all-new NV300 Concept-van to highlight the versatility of Nissan commercial vehicles for bespoke conversions of all types.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 21, 2019
Korea to produce 6.2 million hydrogen cars by 2040

Korea to produce 6.2 million hydrogen cars by 2040

South Korea aims to produce 6.2 million units of fuel cell electric vehicles and build 1,200 refilling stations across the country by 2040.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 18, 2019
Linde premiers new roadster forklift with fuel cell drive

Linde premiers new roadster forklift with fuel cell drive

With its Roadster concept, Linde Material Handling has set completely new standards in terms of visibility and safety for industrial trucks. The company is now adding one of the most promising energy systems to the advantages of this unique design: It's curtain up for the first Linde Roadster with fuel cell drive!
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 13, 2019
Bosch to assume full control of electric motor manufacturer EM-motive

Bosch to assume full control of electric motor manufacturer EM-motive

Bosch is now assuming full control of EM-motive, one of Europe's most successful manufacturers of electric motors. Bosch and Daimler set up EM-motive GmbH as a fifty-fifty joint venture in 2011. Since then, it has manufactured some 450,000 electric motors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 7, 2019
UK moves forward with self driving vehicles

UK moves forward with self driving vehicles

In a strong signal of support for the UK automotive and technology industries, the government has announced that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of automated vehicles. Advanced trials will not be supported unless they have passed rigorous safety assessments.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 4, 2019
E-mobility and digitalisation mean profound structural change

E-mobility and digitalisation mean profound structural change

The New Year sees Volkswagen systematically forging ahead with its electric offensive and the transformation of the factories in Zwickau, Dresden, Emden and Hanover to become production locations for electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 31, 2019
Fuel cell bus in the US has exceeded 25000 hours, more are close

Fuel cell bus in the US has exceeded 25000 hours, more are close

Five fuel cell buses in the United States have exceeded the DOE/DOT target of 25,000 hours and one has surpassed 29,000 hours of drive time. This is comparable to the life expectancy of a diesel engine in a transit bus.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 21, 2019
Korea to produce 6.2 million hydrogen cars by 2040

Korea to produce 6.2 million hydrogen cars by 2040

South Korea aims to produce 6.2 million units of fuel cell electric vehicles and build 1,200 refilling stations across the country by 2040.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 11, 2019
Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Batteries are currently outpacing fuel cells in the technological race to power the electric vehicle. Lithium batteries keep getting cheaper, while fuel cells remain hampered by pricey, short-lived platinum catalysts. Researchers suggest that adding a bit more platinum—albeit in a novel form—could help fuel cell cars catch up.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 5, 2019
Porsche to offer free charging on its first fully electric vehicle

Porsche to offer free charging on its first fully electric vehicle

Porsche announced an agreement with Electrify America, LLC to provide the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of charging at Electrify America public stations across the country.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 1, 2019
Electric Vehicles: Induction Motor Opportunities

Electric Vehicles: Induction Motor Opportunities

The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" measures how induction (asynchronous) motors are rapidly losing market share.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 24, 2019
Nissan unveils NV300 concept-van

Nissan unveils NV300 concept-van

Nissan has created an all-new NV300 Concept-van to highlight the versatility of Nissan commercial vehicles for bespoke conversions of all types.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 18, 2019
Linde premiers new roadster forklift with fuel cell drive

Linde premiers new roadster forklift with fuel cell drive

With its Roadster concept, Linde Material Handling has set completely new standards in terms of visibility and safety for industrial trucks. The company is now adding one of the most promising energy systems to the advantages of this unique design: It's curtain up for the first Linde Roadster with fuel cell drive!