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Issue 40 – November/December 2018


  • Churning out EVs: TDK has built a fully automated manufacturing line for its DC link capacitors
  • Top circuit protection considerations for DC fast chargers, a new class of high-voltage consumer electronics
  • Audi joins the class of 2019 with the e-tron
  • PlugStar aims to break the EV dealership deadlock
  • Top causes of failure in power semiconductors
  • EV-ready building codes are the best ways for cities and states to encourage switch to EVs

Issue 39 – September/October 2018


  • Motor manufacturing: Tempel builds state-of-the-art factories to meet automaker’s requirements
  • Cummins, the diesel engine powerhouse, has had a busy year expanding its EV systems development
  • Regenerative braking: A closer look at the methods and limits of regen
  • Hubject connects over 70,000 chargers in 26 countries, and it’s bringing that expertise stateside
  • A quiet hit: 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV
  • Charge like A supercap, store like a battery: ZapGo’s carbon-ion technology
  • BP sees big opportunities for EVs and has recently been investing in EV-related companies

Issue 38 – July/August 2018


  • A closer look at DC-DC converters
  • Electrify America begins building a nationwide network of metro, highway, workplace and community chargers
  • 2019 Jaguar I-PACE: An apex brand pounces on the electric crossover scene
  • A glimpse into the auto shop of the future at Tampa Hybrids
  • Heraeus helps companies learn to use cutting-edge materials to improve EV electronics
  • FreeWire deploys battery systems to increase the scalability of EV infrastructure

Issue 37 – May/June 2018


  • Robert Bollinger is building unique EVs, and a one-of-a-kind EV company
  • Top circuit protection requirements to consider when designing an automotive battery pack
  • A closer look at film capacitors
  • Tecnomatic helps automakers design specialty assembly processes for advanced stator technologies
  • Huber+Suhner cools the cord with the RADOX high power EV charging system
  • US energy regulators issue a new storage rule with important implications for EVs

Issue 36 – March/April 2018


  • A closer look at contactors
  • Wildcat sorts through the avalanche of new battery materials to find the best
  • A look at Lucid Motors: Q&A with CTO Peter Rawlinson
  • Between the wheels: AxleTech goes electric
  • EVgo simplifies pricing for the largest public fast charging network in the US
  • What’s the current state of wireless EV charging?

Issue 35 – January/February 2018


  • How EV charging stations earn ENERGY STAR certification
  • Tesla’s top motor engineer talks about designing a permanent magnet machine for Model 3
  • Vehicle-to-grid project reveals challenges of the early days
  • The Charging market in Europe and the US: EVBox explains the difference
  • 2018 smart fortwo loses its top – and its gas engine
  • Ionic Materials emerges as a leader in solid-state batteries by focusing on polymer science
  • A closer look at energy consumption in EVs

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