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Jaguar Land Rover and AVID partner to develop hybrid powertrains

English auto tech developer AVID and Jaguar Land Rover are working along with four other companies to develop new hybrid powertrains. AVID specializes in components for heavy-duty and high-performance hybrid vehicles, including pumps, motors, fans, traction systems and battery management. The budding company spent £2 million to expand its production and R&D capabilities, and currently… Read more »

Britishvolt wants to build battery gigafactories around the world

Battery “gigafactories” are under construction all over the world—and none too soon. As EV sales grow, it is critical to establish local battery production and shorten supply chains. However, state-of-the-art cell packaging and chemistries are evolving quickly these days. How will cell manufacturers future-proof their cell production facilities? How flexible will these new plants be… Read more »

Virgin and Venturi racing teams round out Formula E roster

Two high-profile groups have announced plans to field teams for Formula E, the all-electric racing series that will take place in 10 city centers around the world, beginning in Beijing in September 2014. The Virgin Racing and Venturi teams became the ninth and tenth to join, making the roster complete. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin empire… Read more »