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Singapore’s Grab invests in new EV fleet

SP Group's Goh Chee Kiong and Grab's Lim Kell Jay

Grab will roll out its new fleet in 2019 Singaporean ridesharing company Grab and SP Group have announced a strategic partnership in which Grab will bring in 200 new fast-charging electric vehicles and use SP’s pervasive fast-charging network. This will deliver greater cost savings for driver-partners. The new fleet will …

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CHAdeMO to jointly develop next-gen ultra-fast charging standard with China

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CHAdeMO is working with China to increase the power of its charging standard CHAdeMO Association has announced a decision to jointly develop the next generation ultra-fast charging standard with China Electricity Council (CEC), China’s official association of utilities in charge of their national regulations and standards related to electricity. The …

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Bye Aerospace tests electric aeroplane prototype

The StratoAirNet prototype

The prototype is designed to provide support for long-endurance commercial and government security requirements Bye Aerospace has announced the successful completion of the first flight of the solar electric technology demonstrator prototype for its StratoAirNet and Solesa families of medium-altitude aircraft systems. The piloted prototype first flight and subsequent flight …

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BC Hydro’s launches seven fast-chargers on Vancouver Island

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The seven chargers are part of BC Hydro’s plan for a total of 21 stations Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi visited Sidney, British Columbia to celebrate the launch of BC Hydro’s seven electric vehicle fast-chargers on Vancouver Island. They will allow EV drivers to travel between Ucluelet, Campbell …

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Bosch to work with Ceres Power to develop fuel cells

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Bosch will invest GBP9 million in Ceres Ceres and Robert Bosch GmbH, a leading global supplier of technology and services, have signed a strategic collaboration that builds on Ceres’ unique SteelCell technology and combines their respective expertise in fuel cells, manufacturing and product development. The collaboration will further develop the …

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Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

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Rolls-Royce’s SAVe Energy system can be coupled with most types of propulsion units Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. SAVe Energy is a cost competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery system with a modular design that enables the product to scale according to energy …

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Siemens to deliver EV charging infrastructure

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The charging points will be integrated into existing streetlights Siemens has been awarded a place on a London-wide framework contract hosted by TfL, London Councils and Greater London Authority to provide on street electric vehicle charging solutions to the capital’s busy streets, and one of four suppliers using the electricity …

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Australia’s Ginninderry receives first EV charging station

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The charging station is just outside the Australian Capital Territory of Canberra An ActewAGL electric vehicle charging station, the first to service Australia’s West Belconnen and the first of several planned for the Ginninderry development, has been launched by Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury. “This is an …

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