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YASA launches new series of motor controllers

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YASA’s new controllers are designed to work with EVs YASA, the world’s leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors, has announced availability of the first in a new series of motor controllers (inverters) for propulsion and generation applications in pure electric and hybrid vehicles. The new Si400 controller delivers 200 kVA …

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Renault and Nissan establish Shanghai innovation hub for EV production

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The hub will develop technologies for the Alliance 2022 plan to develop zero-emission vehicles French carmaker Renault is working in collaboration with Japan’s Nissan to launch a joint innovation research and development hub in China to accelerate technology development for new mobility. The Alliance Automotive Research and Development, which previously …

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ABB and Porsche will jointly develop next generation electric vehicle chargers in Japan

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Porsche Japan will install ABB’s high-power chargers at Porsche Centres in Japan Pioneering technology leader ABB has teamed up with Porsche Japan to develop a dedicated high-power charger for Porsche’s electric vehicles in Japan. ABB has entered into an agreement to deliver its market-leading EV infrastructure for Porsche Japan’s EVs, …

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Solid Power receives investment from Ford Motor Company

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The investment will help Solid Power develop its solid-state batteries for automotive use Solid Power is teaming up with Ford Motor Company to develop all solid-state batteries (ASSB) for next-generation electric vehicles. Solid-state batteries offer improved energy and safety as compared to current industry-standard lithium-ion batteries. The announced partnership will …

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Cummins-powered electric mini excavator prototype showcased at Bauma

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The excavator can charge in under three hours Cummins has featured an electric prototype mini excavator on its stand (A4-325) at the Bauma show (8-14 April). “At Cummins our strategy is to develop diversified, dependable power solutions. With a 100-year-long track record of powering our customers’ success, Cummins will demonstrate …

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Mercedes Benz receives record breaking 56 eCitaro order

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The new order means that a fifth of Wiesbaden’s buses will be electric Mercedes‑Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft from Wiesbaden in Germany’s Hesse region. As a provider of comprehensive electromobility solutions, Mercedes‑Benz …

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DENSO to invest US$1.6 billion to develop automotive electrification

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DENSO will establish an Electrification Innovation Centre in 2020 DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has announced it will invest approximately 180 billion yen (US$1.6 billion) over the three years – from FY2018 to late FY2020 – to support its aggressive development and production of electrified automotive products, systems …

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