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DuPont unveils electric and hybrid vehicle solutions at Auto Shanghai 2019

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DuPont’s polymers can replace metals used in EVs to meet challenges facing increased EV adoption DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP) has introduced a series of applications from its innovative electric and hybrid vehicle solutions portfolio during Auto Shanghai 2019. The anticipated release of practical applications is the first since …

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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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Nissan to premiere two EV concepts at 2019 Shanghai Motor Show

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Nissan’s two EVs are the all electric IMs and the hybrid IMQ Nissan will unveil an all-new sedan and display two electrified concept vehicles at this year’s Shanghai International Automobile Exhibition, showing visitors how the company’s technologies and design are changing the future of mobility. The all-new sedan features Nissan’s …

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Ford announces new Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid for next year

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Ford has added a new alternator to recover electricity from its Li-ion battery Ford of Europe has announced its new 48-volt mild-hybrid Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid. The electric vehicle line-up will become commercially available in 2020. The models are built with a “sophisticated” mild-hybrid architecture, which will supposedly augment …

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Geely Auto’s first people-carrier explores multiple powertrain options

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Geely’s hybrid comes with a 56-km pure electric range Chinese car manufacturer Geely Auto launched its first MPV model Jia Ji with three powertrain options on March 13. The Hangzhou-based firm’s latest release, which targets young families, offers three powertrain options, including the newest PHEV, allowing for a pure electric …

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UECC invest in new generation PCTC

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UECC’s pure car/truck carrier will come with battery hybrid LNG systems United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct two new generation PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co. and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. The newbuilding …

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