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Saft Battery Systems to Help Power Basel’s Flexity Trams

Read the full press release below: Paris, December 21, 2015 – Saft, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-tech industrial batteries, has been awarded a major contract by Bombardier to supply the onboard battery systems for 61 FLEXITY trams under construction for Basel, Switzerland’s third most populous city. The …

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Greek Town Chosen to Test Self-Driving Buses (San Luis Obispo Tribune)


Trikala, Greece, has been chosen to test French CityMobil2 buses in real traffic conditions. Previously tested in controlled conditions the self-driving buses this represents the first time such technology has been utilised in the country.  Though they only have a capacity of 10 people and a top speed of 12 1/2 …

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Powering the First Electric Commercial Fishing Boat (Marine Link)

Corvus Energy announced a Corvus ESS with a Siemens BlueDrive PlusC marine propulsion system will power the Selfa Elmax 1099 electric fishing boat designed and built by Selfa Arctic AS. The 11 meter electric vessel will have a 195 kWh ESS consisting of 30 Corvus AT6500 lithium polymer battery modules. The …

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OLEV Technologies’ Wireless Inductive System Charges Vehicles while in Motion (Charged EVs)

Last August, OLEV Korea set up its system for two buses in Gumi, South Korea, each running a continuous 24 km inner-city route. As an example of a typical application of the OLEV charging system, charging apparatuses are installed beneath the street in strips of concrete-encased wires 5 m at …

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