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Report analyses the 'last mile problem'

Report analyses the 'last mile problem'
The latest IDTechEx Research report, Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028, concerns goods and people reaching final destination such as down the pathway past the guard dog or riding from the train station. Currently costing up to 55% of shipment costs, today's expensive methods tend to be dangerous, polluting or slow. Solving this 'last mile problem' is key to Amazon's objective of grabbing Wal-Mart's business and other battles of the titans.
20th July 2017

EV guide helps fleet operators get into gear

EV guide helps fleet operators get into gear
One of the UK’s largest electricity distributors, UK Power Networks, has published a guide to help businesses electrify their commercial fleets. Launched at the LoCITY roadshow on 12th July, the guide gives fleet operators useful tips and information about the options available to connect to the electricity network. It also advises fleet operators to contact experts at UK Power Networks when they start their journey to invest in electric vehicles, to receive guidance on the charging connections available.
19th July 2017

EV battery control tech helps assess cell chemistries

A revolutionary electric vehicle Battery Management System (BMS) has been developed by Ricardo – scalable to a wide range of applications, and further enhancing the use of advanced model-based control methods to optimise the performance of both existing and next-generation cell chemistries. One of the most significant impediments to an increased market share for plug-in vehicles is today’s high cost of rechargeable energy storage.
19th July 2017


Volvo’s electric vehicles to hit the road by 2019

Volvo’s electric vehicles to hit the road by 2019
  The premium car marker, Volvo, has confirmed that every new model it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor. There is no doubt that the automotive industry is charging ahead at high speeds from self-driving cars and electric vehicles, to flying cars, as more carmakers join the automotive race.
6th July 2017

Elon Musk drives early release of Tesla Model 3 electric car

Elon Musk drives early release of Tesla Model 3 electric car
The first Tesla Model 3 electric car for the masses should come off the assembly line on Friday with the first deliveries in late July, the company's CEO said. CEO Elon Musk, in several Twitter messages early Monday, said the new car passed all government regulatory requirements for production to begin two weeks ahead of schedule. The company plans to hold a party to hand over the first 30 Model 3s to customers on July 28th, Musk wrote in a tweet.
5th July 2017

Electrification can help automakers meet environmental goals

Electrification can help automakers meet environmental goals
In a recent white paper, experts from across Ricardo set out their vision for an electric future for the passenger car, in which innovations both in technology and in the processes and organisation of product development can successfully deliver both environmental and commercial sustainability for the automotive industry. Whether through hybridisation or substitution with pure battery-electric architectures, the trend towards the electrification of passenger powertrains is now firmly established, as automakers strive to meet fuel economy and CO2 emissions targets.
3rd July 2017

Queen’s Speech includes boost for electric vehicles

Queen’s Speech includes boost for electric vehicles
  In the Queen’s Speech on 19th June 2017, it was announced that motorway services and petrol stations will be required to install electric charge points.
23rd June 2017

Test solutions advance cell and battery technologies

A suite of test and measurement solutions for the rapidly growing battery, HEV/EV and HEMS markets has been launched by Keysight Technologies. The global electric vehicle market—ranging from mild hybrids to battery electric vehicles and HEMS—are fast growing and very dynamic, with a large number of new application areas and implementation characteristics.
20th June 2017

Report forecasts EV technology between 2017-2027

Report forecasts EV technology between 2017-2027
The biggest change in cars for one hundred years is now starting. It is driven by totally new requirements and capabilities. They will cause huge new businesses to appear but some giants currently making cars and their parts will spectacularly go bankrupt. Cities will ban private cars but encourage cars as autonomous taxis and rental vehicles. Already 65% of cars in China are bought by businesses.  Electric car technology and forecasts 2017-2027 by Dr Peter Harrop.
19th June 2017

Making the EV voice heard

Making the EV voice heard
This week’s SAE Noise & Vibration Conference and Exhibition, hosted at Grand Rapids, Michigan, has seen Ricardo outline new engineering methods that – drawing upon the inherent acoustics of the powertrain of electric sports cars – will generate an authentic brand image ‘voice’ for electric vehicles.

  
15th June 2017


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EPE 2017 ECCE Europe
11th September 2017
Poland Warsaw
DSEI 2017
12th September 2017
United Kingdom ExCeL, London
RWM 2017
12th September 2017
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham
Productronica India 2017
14th September 2017
India Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Industry of Things World 2017
18th September 2017
Germany Berlin Congress Center