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Rivian debuts R1T pickup

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Rivian will fully unveil its R1T truck and R1S SUV on November 27 Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer, has released information about the first of its two Electric Adventure Vehicles, the R1T, an all-electric, five-passenger pickup. The automaker will introduce its fully electric SUV, the R1S, along with the R1T …

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AVEVAI unveils supercapacitor-powered IONA e-LCVs

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AVEVAI uses supercapacitors to increase its EVs’ range and lifespan AVEVAI, a new B2B e-mobility and logistics solutions and technology provider based in Singapore, will launch its innovative range of IONA electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCVs) at the fifth Guangzhou International Electric Vehicles Show in China (16-25 November 2018). Its …

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Work begins on world’s first electric race aeroplane

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Air Race E and the University of Nottingham will retrofit a petrol-powered Air Race 1 Development of the first electric race aeroplane has taken a major leap forward due to an innovative partnership announced between the University of Nottingham and Air Race E this week. A new integrated ‘plug and …

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NFDA’s pilot scheme to certify EV retailers endorsed by OLEV

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The NFDA EVA scheme will establish retail and aftersale standards for EVs “It is extremely positive that the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has endorsed the pilot phase of NFDA’s new Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) scheme, now open to all retailers,” said director of the National Franchised Dealers …

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Corvus Energy to increase production capacity at maritime battery factories

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Corvus Energy’s new factory will located in Bergin in Norway In spring 2018, Corvus Energy revealed the plans for a new fully automated factory for maritime batteries in Bergen, Norway. The company announced that contracts for the factory location and the production equipment were finalised and signed this week. The …

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NVIDIA to power Chinese autonomous vehicle startup

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FAW Group will use NVIDIA’s chips to power a fleet of self-driving trucks At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in China this week, upstart automakers, trucking companies and leading suppliers announced their selection of NVIDIA DRIVE AGX as the platform for their upcoming self-driving systems. Xavier is fully automotive grade …

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