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Electric trucks to bolster commercial fleet

Electric trucks to bolster commercial fleet
One of the largest commercial trucking fleet operators in the world has has placed a reservation for 125 of Tesla’s new fully electric semi tractors. The new tractors will join UPS’s alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle fleet, comprised of trucks and tractors propelled by electricity, natural gas, propane and other non-traditional fuels.
20th December 2017

Taking a different approach to a flat battery

Taking a different approach to a flat battery
A Swedish start-up has revealed a radical solution for charging Electric Vehicles. Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device in three minutes. “Our solution is in many ways revolutionary and will change the way we think about EV charging,” said Sten Corfitsen, Founder of Powerswap. 
18th December 2017

The good, the bad and the ugly: EVs and off grid forecasting

The good, the bad and the ugly: EVs and off grid forecasting
When the Mayor of London plans a ban on parking in all new apartment blocks, it is best not to assume, that car sales will go on up forever. Factor in trials of autonomous taxi-buses from Switzerland to New Zealand and the rise in internet shopping using electric delivery vans. They are all going to hit car sales, including taxis. Bill Gates’ Belmont new city in Arizona is being based on more space-efficient, safer, less expensive alternatives to cars. Cleaner too - even electric cars emit particulates from their tires.
18th December 2017


Energy storage solutions for hybrid electric vehicles

Energy storage solutions for hybrid electric vehicles
A distribution agreement has been signed between Skeleton Technologies and Sumitomo Corporation Europe with the aim of providing energy storage solutions for the rapidly growing hybrid electric and electric vehicle industry. 
18th December 2017

Beep beep! The smart city autonomous vehicle is coming through

Beep beep! The smart city autonomous vehicle is coming through
Manufacturer of the electric vehicles, Fisker, is entering an alliance with prominent China-based conglomerate, Hakim Unique Group, to develop what the company claims to be the world’s most appealing autonomous shuttle for smart cities across the globe. The partnership is reflective of both firms shared vision in new mobility trends and the elevation of integrated smart city concepts - bringing them to life with a powerful combination of infrastructure, world-renowned design and electric vehicle innovation.
15th December 2017

Electrically smart roads supercharge safety and speed

Electrically smart roads supercharge safety and speed
An independent, technical and market appraisal of electrically smart roads and their allied infrastructure such as electrical road furniture and parking areas has been released by IDTechEx, entitled Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028. It embraces such things as solar roads driving integral lighting today and the research to add harvesting of heat and movement by roads and electricity from roadside wind turbines, sensing, and structural health monitoring.
13th December 2017

Fully integrated powered wheel drives with steering for EVs

Fully integrated powered wheel drives with steering for EVs
  Allied Motion Technologies has introduced the WheelMax Steering Series wheel drive assemblies. The steering Drives are fully-integrated, electrically powered traction wheels with on-board steering systems for electric vehicles.
6th December 2017

Electric vehicles are taking over the automotive market

Electric vehicles are taking over the automotive market
Without a doubt, the market for electric vehicles is growing rapidly. While we are still in the initial phase there are several signs that the Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) market is emerging from its infancy. Figures from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) confirm this; whereas in 2010 the worldwide electric vehicle market was more or less zero, by 2015 over half a million electric cars had been sold - and sales are continuing to increase.
4th December 2017

Can the UK handle the acceleration of EV numbers?

Can the UK handle the acceleration of EV numbers?
  Analysis from vehicle finance provider Moneybarn, shows that the UK infrastructure might be unable to support the growing number of Electric Vehicles (EVs) on the road.
1st December 2017

Duo collaborate to launch Formula E technical partnership

Duo collaborate to launch Formula E technical partnership
Electric vehicle developer, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Renesas Electronics have announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Renesas as the official technology partner of the Mahindra Racing Formula E team. Moreover, in line with Mahindra’s ‘race to road’ story of the electric vehicle development that the Formula E platform delivers, both parties will work together across a number of programmes inclusive of ‘proof-of-concept’ systems for both racing and road cars.
1st December 2017


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