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Slot cars on steroids: the birth of electric motorsport

The prospect of zero emission, near-silent race cars has set moustaches twitching throughout the motorsport fraternity. Many see it as heresy, while the enlightened few realize that we have a golden opportunity to inject some new life into a hundred-year-old sport.   Doug Peck, editor at emotorsportnews.com, explains why the future of racing runs on… Read more »

Drayson Racing to debut electric car at 2012 Low Carbon Racing Conference

Drayson Racing isn’t your typical motor sports team. Headed by Lord Drayson, who was once the UK’s Minister of Science and Innovation, the team is “committed to advancing environmentally responsible automotive technologies through the use of motorsports, science and technology,” and placed third in last year’s International Le Mans Cup with a car powered by… Read more »

Protecting Automotive Electronics, Motors and Electrical Systems Through Creative Chemistry

From extreme environmental protection to thermal load management and insulation, the need in in the automotive industry to protect, insulate, bond and increase performance for electronics, motors and batteries has never been greater. At ELANTAS PDG, we provide full-system solutions to serve as a problem-solving partner on current and/or future automotive electronic, motor or battery… Read more »

Toyota to invest $3.4 billion in US battery production

For the last decade, the policy of most legacy automakers has been to talk big about EVs, while doing little or nothing to sell any. Now, ironically, Toyota may be turning this time-honored formula backwards. The company broadcasts anti-EV misinformation in TV ads and executive speeches, and lobbies governments to water down support for EV… Read more »

GM expands its battery tech development at new Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center

General Motors has announced plans to build a new battery development facility on the grounds of its Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan. The Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center will “significantly expand the company’s battery technology operations and accelerate development and commercialization of longer-range, more affordable electric vehicle batteries.” The facility is named after the… Read more »

Lower real EV inverter cost without compromising safety, quality, or test coverage

In the evolving world of eMobility one thing remains constant – the inverter is the heart and soul of electric vehicles. When it comes to testing inverters, the trend has been to pull tests further up the development cycle, using virtualization to simulate components at lower costs and test scenarios faster than in-vehicle field testing…. Read more »