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HORIBA to acquire battery and fuel cell company FuelCon

Executives from HORIBA and FuelCon signing the agreement

The acquisition is part of HORIBA’s move into EVs HORIBA Europe has agreed terms for the acquisition of FuelCon AG. FuelCon will become part of HORIBA Automotive Test Systems – a leading supplier in the fields of engine, driveline, brake and emissions test systems. The completion of the transaction is …

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TRL discerns EV consumers’ behaviour via uptake trial

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Analysis of more than 11,000 journeys and 1,700 charging events will be undertaken. Final results are expected to be published later in 2018. Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) is leading the UK’s first mainstream consumer uptake trial of electric vehicles with hundreds of mainstream private car owners, to help government and …

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UK Government and industry invest in propulsion technology

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Innovative low carbon programmes aim to save over 3 million tonnes of CO2 The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has awarded GBP35 million to three UK-based low carbon automotive powertrain projects, potentially creating or safeguarding nearly 1,800 UK jobs. The APC is a joint venture between the UK government and the automotive …

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Ceres wins funding to develop fuel cells with Nissan

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Ceres Power will receive GBP8 million in UK government funding to develop its fuel cells Ceres Power, developer of the solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology SteelCell, has entered into a new partnership with Nissan to further develop fuel cell technology for electric vehicle applications. Ceres Power and The Welding …

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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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Manufacturer Henkel to support e-mobility

Henkel's products can find multiple uses in an electric motor

Henkel manufactures a number of different chemicals that can be used to make EV parts German manufacturer Henkel will support large-scale manufacturing of safe and reliable electric drive systems by investing in new technologies and products. Henkel aims to play a decisive role in the electric vehicle revolution, helping customers …

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