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ABB and Porsche will jointly develop next generation electric vehicle chargers in Japan

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Porsche Japan will install ABB’s high-power chargers at Porsche Centres in Japan Pioneering technology leader ABB has teamed up with Porsche Japan to develop a dedicated high-power charger for Porsche’s electric vehicles in Japan. ABB has entered into an agreement to deliver its market-leading EV infrastructure for Porsche Japan’s EVs, …

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Solid Power receives investment from Ford Motor Company

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The investment will help Solid Power develop its solid-state batteries for automotive use Solid Power is teaming up with Ford Motor Company to develop all solid-state batteries (ASSB) for next-generation electric vehicles. Solid-state batteries offer improved energy and safety as compared to current industry-standard lithium-ion batteries. The announced partnership will …

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Cummins-powered electric mini excavator prototype showcased at Bauma

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The excavator can charge in under three hours Cummins has featured an electric prototype mini excavator on its stand (A4-325) at the Bauma show (8-14 April). “At Cummins our strategy is to develop diversified, dependable power solutions. With a 100-year-long track record of powering our customers’ success, Cummins will demonstrate …

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Mercedes Benz receives record breaking 56 eCitaro order

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The new order means that a fifth of Wiesbaden’s buses will be electric Mercedes‑Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft from Wiesbaden in Germany’s Hesse region. As a provider of comprehensive electromobility solutions, Mercedes‑Benz …

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DENSO to invest US$1.6 billion to develop automotive electrification

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DENSO will establish an Electrification Innovation Centre in 2020 DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has announced it will invest approximately 180 billion yen (US$1.6 billion) over the three years – from FY2018 to late FY2020 – to support its aggressive development and production of electrified automotive products, systems …

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Ballard signs supply agreement with Norled for fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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Norled’s ferry is expected to the world’s first liquid hydrogen fuel cell ferry operating commercially Ballard Power Systems has signed an equipment supply agreement (ESA) with Norled AS, one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two of the company’s next-generation 200 kW modules that will be …

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ABB electric fast chargers creating a greener Gothenburg

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Public transport operator GS Buss has ordered fast chargers from ABB ABB has won an order to supply high-power electric chargers for 30 fully electric buses in the City of Gothenburg, Sweden, a city committed to the development and testing of solutions for sustainable public transport. The chargers from ABB …

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Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas

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Wärtsilä will install a 1,450-kW battery on one of Harvey Gulf’s vessels A hybrid retrofit installation, featuring an energy storage solution from the technology group Wärtsilä, will significantly enhance the efficiency and environmental performance of the ‘Harvey Energy’, a platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, which is owned by Louisiana-based …

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BMW signs agreement with DXC Technology to accelerate driverless car development

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DXC Technology will provide the expertise to help BMW develop self-driving vehicles DXC Technology has signed an agreement to support BMW’s autonomous vehicle development via the High Performance D3 platform. DXC provides services that help deliver and simplify data analysis and algorithmic training to reduce the time and cost to …

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Freudenberg strengthens competency in lithium-ion technology

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Freudenberg has taken on additional shares in energy storage company XALT Energy The Freudenberg global technology group has further expanded its energy storage business. The Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Business Group has been the majority shareholder of XALT Energy since the start of 2019. The company develops and produces lithium-ion technologies …

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