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TI Automotive provides plastic tank technology for Karma Automotive EV

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TI Automotive plastic tanks can handle pressures generated by long range EVs TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of automotive fluid systems technology, has announced that it will provide blow-moulded plastic fuel tanks for Karma Automotive’s luxury electric vehicle programme. TI Automotive’s industry leading technology allows the low weight plastic …

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Volvo to test autonomous electric buses in Singapore

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Volvo’s autonomous bus will be tested at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University As part of Singapore’s efforts to deploy autonomous vehicles (AVs) to enhance its public transport system, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has partnered up with the Volvo Group. This is Volvo’s first opportunity to develop and test autonomous …

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Argonne National Laboratory develops new magnet for battery-powered motors

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New Argonne invention could advance technologies from golf carts to wind turbines A new magnet technology invented at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory could help drive the nation’s transition from gas-powered vehicles to electric and hybrid power more rapidly, at lower cost and in a more …

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Volkswagen sets sights on electric record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

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Volkswagen’s ID. R sports car will attempt at recording breaking run on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife this summer Following the record-breaking run at the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb, the ID. R – Volkswagen’s fully-electric sports car – has now set its sights on another record in the summer of 2019: the …

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Council switches on to electric car charging points to attract visitors and commuters to Eden

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The Eden District’s EV charging points will be supplied by Plug-N-Go Eden District is set to appeal more to commuters and tourists who own plug-in electric vehicles, as charging points for this type of environmentally friendly vehicle are to be installed in certain off-street car parks in the area. The …

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Energy Department announces battery recycling prize and battery recycling R&D centre

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The battery recycling centre aims to increase Li-ion battery recycling from 5% to 90% Energy Secretary Rick Perry has announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Centre. These efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials (e.g., cobalt and …

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AFC Energy powers up world’s first hydrogen EV charger

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AFC Energy’s hydrogen charger could provide locally generated electricity for EVs AFC Energy, the industrial fuel cell power company, has announced the successful deployment of CH2ARGE, the world’s first electric vehicle charger based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The breakthrough by the UK-based energy technology company could enable 100% clean electricity …

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