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Torqueedo finds unconventional use for BMW i3 batteries

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BMW i3 versus Kaiser K-625

BMW has partnered with Torqueedo to supply electric boats with the latest i3 battery pack. German boat manufacturer Torqueedo has confirmed that it is producing electric boats with batteries from BMW’s i3 vehicle. The 2017 i3 battery has been specifically adapted to work with Torqueedo’s Deep Blue 80i electric boat …

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Efficient Drivetrains expands EDI PowerDrive range

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EDI expands offering to include powertrains up to Class 8 vehicles California’s Efficient Drivetrains Inc. (EDI) is expanding its offering in the EDI PowerDrive portfolio. The manufacturer will now provide all-electric drivetrains and full vehicle electrification kits for commercial vehicles spanning classes 4 to 8 (medium-sized vans all the way …

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California takes out the trash!

The Motiv All-Electric Powertrain, installed on the Sacramento electric refuse truck
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The city of Sacramento, capital of California, has taken another step towards electrification of utilities following the delivery of its first all-electric rubbish truck Several companies have been brought onboard to provide the various components of the Electric Refuse Vehicle (ERV). Motiv Power Systems provides a scalable, modular all-electric powertrain …

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Visedo forges more marine partnerships

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Agreements with Kongsberg and Veth will see new applications for electric drive technology Finnish electric drivetrain manufacturer Visedo is broadening its marine horizons even further with the signing of new partnership deals with two major firms from the sector. During the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam the …

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