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Schottel propulsion to power electric ferries in Canada

Schottel, a German manufacturer of ship propulsion and steering systems, has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards to equip two new fully electric double-ended ferries, which will serve Wolfe Island and Amherst Island in Ontario. The new ships are expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by around 7 million kg per year. The new e-ferries… Read more »

Midtronics sells Stationary Power Division to focus on automotive market

In order to focus on the global transportation market, battery management specialist Midtronics has sold its Stationary Power Division (SPD) to Franklin Electric. The SPD will be combined with Franklin Electric’s Electric Grid Solutions division and will provide the same contact information for product service and support. “The divestiture of the Stationary Power Division enables us… Read more »

New Bosch e-axle integrates motor, power electronics, transmission

Bosch has developed a new electric axle drive, or e-axle, that integrates the motor, power electronics, and transmission into one compact unit that directly drives a vehicle’s axle, saving both space and costs. An electric axle delivering 150 kilowatts weighs roughly 90 kg – far less than currently available individual components. Bosch has had electric… Read more »

HyPer 9 IS offers a plug-and-play powertrain for EV conversions

Motor distributor NetGain Motors (NGM) has formed a strategic relationship with Italy-based motor controller manufacturer SME Group, to bring the newly developed HyPer 9 motor to market. The HyPer 9 is a synchronous reluctance internal permanent magnet (SRIPM) motor. It forms the centerpiece of the HyPer 9 Integrated System (IS), a plug-and-play system for EV… Read more »

Envision Solar wins contract to provide EV ARC solar-powered chargers to New York City

Envision Solar’s EV ARC is a stand-alone solar-powered charger that fits inside a parking space and generates enough electricity to power up to 225 miles of EV driving each day. New York City has awarded the company a three-year contract worth $3.8 million. The city’s first order will be for at least thirty EV ARC… Read more »

Visedo’s electric propulsion system powers hybrid ferry in Taiwan

The Taiwanese harbor city of Kaohsiung has launched a new hybrid ferry. Visedo OY, a Finnish manufacturer of electric drivetrains for marine vessels and other heavy-duty applications, worked alongside Taiwan’s Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center (SOIC) to retrofit the 100-ton, 23-meter-long passenger ferry with a Visedo electric propulsion system, replacing the original 300 hp… Read more »

Vayon acquires electric powertrain supplier Mission Motor

Vayon Holdings, a designer of batteries and vehicle electrical systems, has acquired the San Francisco-based Mission Motor Company, a developer and supplier of electric powertrain technologies that are designed to provide optimal power for their size and weight. Founded in 2007, is best known for developing the Mission-RS electric motorbike, which showcases the company’s powertrain… Read more »

New study: EVs powered by natural gas reduce emissions by 40% compared to gasoline

It’s a fair question: Do EVs powered by grid electricity result in lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than legacy ICE vehicles? On average, yes they do, according to studies by the Union of Concerned Scientists, the University of Minnesota, and Carnegie Mellon University. However, regional differences in the energy mix mean that EVs are much… Read more »

Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid offers flexible power system for boat propulsion and accessories

Torqeedo, a manufacturer of electric boat motors, has announced its new Deep Blue Hybrid, an integrated system that acts as an energy supply for both a vessel’s hybrid drive and all AC/DC electrical loads on board. This solution allows boat owners to harness solar, wind, plug-in and regenerative power in the system’s high-capacity batteries, keeping… Read more »

Schaeffler’s STEP2 EV, with two-speed powershift transmission, cruises the Alps at E-Car Rally

The Schaeffler Group, a multinational conglomerate that makes a range of electric drivetrain components, fielded an EV at July’s E-Car Rally in Montafon, Austria, held on the dream roads of the Alps. The STEP2, Schaeffler’s third entry in this yearly event, is an EV with a drive from the Schaeffler subsidiary IDAM and a two-speed… Read more »