In September, an international task force including representatives of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) hosted a meeting of “leading OEMs, utilities, equipment manufacturers and suppliers” to test prototypes for a new charging system for heavy-duty vehicles: the Megawatt Charging System (MCS). The task force says the test, which… Read more »
The DOE has announced $59 million in new funding for research on advanced vehicle technologies, including advanced batteries, electric drive systems and materials for more efficient powertrains. Funding opportunities fall within six topic areas. Those directly related to EVs include: Solid State Batteries – Up to $12.5 million available for projects aimed at developing new solid electrolytes. Projects should address… Read more »
If you want to learn about creating a mathematical model of a lithium-ion cell, then tune into this webinar featuring guest speaker Ralph White of the University of South Carolina. This presentation will focus on the development of the equations used to produce a physics-based model of a lithium-ion cell that includes capacity fade due… Read more »
Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter and Ford have formed a partnership to manufacture electric delivery vehicles. StreetScooter has already developed a small electric van with a 20.4 kWh battery pack, a 30 kW motor and a top speed of 50 mph. Deutsche Post now has 2,500 StreetScooters in operation throughout Germany, and is also beginning to… Read more »
Mitsubishi has delivered 635 Outlander PHEV vehicles to the National Police of Ukraine, an order resulting from an emissions trading agreement called the Green Investment Scheme. This is the second time MMC has supplied vehicles under the Green Investment Scheme – in 2011, it delivered 507 i‐MiEVs to the government of Estonia. Since its launch… Read more »
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Two months after it installed a public charging station at a Residence Inn in California, Fuji’s data shows that the station has delivered nearly 2 MWh of energy, averaging five users per day.
AllCell Technologies received a new US patent covering the use of phase change materials (PCM) to prevent thermal runaway propagation in electrochemical devices such as lithium-ion batteries. AllCell has developed a proprietary composite material composed of a conductive matrix impregnated with various PCMs that extends the cycle life of lithium-ion cells and can prevent the… Read more »
With the support of several state agencies, EVI will deploy 500 electric “return-to-base delivery trucks” over the next two years.
Upcoming models that will use Panasonic cells include the Fusion and C-Max hybrids, as well as the Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi PHEVs.