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Hyundai accelerates towards batteries as it puts hydrogen in park

Ioniq concept 
Source: Hyundai

Hyundai has announced plans for an new all-electric platform and luxury branding ahead of Korea Autoshow Hyundai senior vice president, Lee Ki-sang, confirmed the automaker’s change of direction as it makes plans to concentrate to move beyond fuel-cell hydrogen cars, adding: “The electric-vehicle platform will require high up-front investments but …

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Leclanché awarded Chinese certification

leclanchebus

Swiss-headquartered battery firm targets Chinese transportation market Leclanché has received certifications recognising its LTO battery cell’s compliance with China’s latest standards, a pre-requisite to providing battery solutions to power electric vehicles in China. This certification corresponds to the latest standards issued by the Standards Administration of China, and covers requirements …

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All Beijing taxis could be EVs from 2017

Polluted highway outside Beijing

The US$1.3 billion operation could eventually affect all of the city’s nearly 70,000 cabs A plan for all new and replacement taxis in Beijing to be EVs is afoot, at least according to a draft work program on air pollution control in major Chinese cities. According to Zhao Cheng in …

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Sevcon awarded EV inverter contract

Sevcon controller.

UK-headquartered electrification firm will develop an inverter for use in EV drivetrain Electrification services firm Sevcon has been contracted by an undisclosed Sino/European manufacturer of EVs for an on-road development & production program. UK-headquartered Sevcon had been working with the customer throughout 2016 to help optimize the drivetrain for the …

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