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Rosenbauer to develop hybrid electric fire truck with Berlin Fire Department

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Rosenbauer’s fire truck will help Germany meet its carbon-emission goals Rosenbauer Deutschland and the Berlin Fire Department plan to jointly develop a hybrid electric fire engine in the next two years. Representatives from both sides have entered into an “innovation partnership,” which will be responsible for carrying out the project …

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Massachusetts grid to invest to meet 21st century energy needs

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Part of National Grid’s funding will go to ensure greater access to EV charging Continuing its commitment to meet the evolving energy needs of its 1.3 million Massachusetts customers, National Grid has filed a request with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to update its electric distribution rates and …

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Envision Solar’s European patent for EV ARC products approved

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Envision Solar’s EV ARC is a transportable, solar-powered charger Envision Solar International, the leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, has announced that the European Patent Office has approved a patent for the company’s EV ARC products. The European patent …

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Freewire Technologies, Centrica and Zipcar UK to study on-demand EV charging

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Freewire and its partners will study the benefits of mobile energy storage and wireless technology FreeWire Technologies, a pioneer in flexible electric vehicle charging technology, has received funding from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and Innovate UK to participate in the Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging for Commercial Users competition. …

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GLM to expand its business with Dassault Systèmes

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GLM will utilise Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform Dassault Systèmes has announced that GLM Co., an emerging Japanese developer of environmentally friendly automobiles and related services, has deployed the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to expand its electric vehicle development business. As the first company in Japan to mass-produce an electric sports car, GLM …

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Epiroc launches new generation battery-driven machines for sustainable mining

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Epiroc’s will help produce a healthier mining work environment Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has launched its second generation of battery-operated machines that will lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier work environment. The battery-driven underground loaders, trucks and drill rigs …

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Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate to advance Li-ion battery technology

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Enevate’s Li-ion technology can support extremely fast-charging with high energy density and improved safety Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California. This marks the latest technology …

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