The fully electric racing series that is scheduled to begin in 2014. Williams will partner with Spark Racing Technology, which is building the 42 Formula E cars.
About 120 work trucks, to be used by various utilities and electric companies, will use plug-in hybrid power systems by Odyne Systems, using Johnson Controls’ batteries.
The electric airplane has moved a step closer to reality, as Nippon Kayaku Co. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully developed a motor coil that can maintain its maximum power more than two times longer than a conventional model. One of the challenges in designing an electric aircraft is that it must maintain… Read more »
The company invests some 400 million euros in electromobility R&D each year.
Toyota and Panasonic plan to build a new $194-million production line to produce Li-ion batteries, with a capacity of 200,000 units per year.
Eos Energy Storage announced this week that it has raised $15 million from a syndicate of 21 investors in a new round of financing. The new funds will support the commercialization of the company’s Aurora grid-scale energy storage product. The Aurora system, which is based on an innovative zinc hybrid cathode battery technology, is delivered… Read more »
A team of Kiwi car guys has launched a series of videos in which they tackle their first conversion of a used car from gasoline power to 100% electric drive.
The DOE announced that the US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), an industry group managed by GM, Ford and Chrysler, will lead an industry-wide effort to accelerate development of next-generation battery technologies for electrified vehicles. The DOE will invest $12.5 million per year for five years, subject to congressional appropriations, which will be matched by an… Read more »
The project aims to advance the development of aluminum heat exchangers and improve battery performance in low temperatures.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has released version 2.0 of its Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles. This lengthy tome seems to address every conceivable standard that has to do with EVs, and it makes a dense but interesting read. The Roadmap tracks progress to implement recommendations made in version 1.0, released in April 2012,… Read more »