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ULEMCo provides hydrogen dual-fuel vehicle to Ocado

ULEMCo's hydrogen fuelled van

ULEMCo has converted a Mercedes Sprinter to run on hydrogen for Ocado ULEMCo, a UK company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen fuelled commercial vehicles, has delivered the first hydrogen dual-fuel van to online supermarket Ocado. The vehicle is part of a wider programme to evaluate the use of …

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BorgWarner to help hybrids improve fuel efficiency

BorgWarner’s new EHRS

BorgWarner’s new component uses heat from the exhaust to warm the engine US automobile component maker BorgWarner has created an innovative exhaust heat recovery system (EHRS). Developed for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), it will enter production later this year for vehicles from a major …

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Toyota reveals new hydrogen fuel cell truck

Second version of Toyota's fuel cell heavy truck

Toyota’s Project Portal Beta has an improved range compared to the previous model Toyota has unveiled the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck. The new truck, known internally as “Beta,” expands on the capabilities of Toyota’s first Project Portal test vehicle by increasing the estimated …

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Dendrobium e-hypercar to be manufactured in the UK

Dendrobium D-1 electric hypercar

Dendrobium D-1 aims to set a new post-Brexit standard of British supercar technology A new company, Dendrobium Automotive Ltd, has been established in the UK which will be in charge of the development and production of the Dendrobium D-1 electric hypercar. Dendrobium D-1 was first introduced at the Geneva International …

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Hyundai Indian plant meets safety standards ahead of schedule

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The facility in Sriperumbudur is preparing to produce EVs in India Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), India’s second largest car manufacturer, has announced that its Sriperumbudur-based manufacturing plant is now ready to meet all safety and emission norms well in advance of their mandatory industry implementation in 2019. In keeping …

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Computer simulations vital to I.D. R Pikes Peak performance

The I.D. R Pikes Peak

Computer testing enabled Volkswagen to make its record-breaking run Volkswagen has touted the importance of computer simulations in achieving its record-breaking Pikes Peak performance. A month ago, Volkswagen’s electric I.D. R Pikes Peak beat the Pikes Peak track record by 16 seconds, a record not just for an electric vehicle but …

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Alternet Systems updates ReVolt Motorcycle programme

The BMW R71 prototype

Alternet Systems is developing an electric version of the classic BMW R71 Alternet Systems has released an online presentation on the company’s ongoing ReVolt Electric Motorcycle pilot programme. In April of this year, Alternet announced the launch of the ReVolt Electric Motorbikes subsidiary as part of the company’s strategic plan to develop, …

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