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MTS improves race-winning electric motor technology for Formula E

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MTS aims to increase the power density of its electric motors MTS Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, has announced further power density improvements to its industry-leading electric motor and inverter technology for motorsport. Power density – packing more power into smaller, lighter motors …

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US DOE awards EV cybersecurity grant to OnBoard Security and Virginia Tech

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OnBoard Security will assess the security of charging infrastructure OnBoard Security, an industry leader in automotive cyber security solutions, will be collaborating with Virginia Tech on a US Department of Energy (DOE) grant for electric vehicle charging infrastructure cybersecurity. OnBoard Security will be participating in more than a dozen research …

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BASF and Nornickel join forces to supply the battery materials market

Kathodenmaterialien bringen Elektromobilität weiter voran / Cathode active materials make electromobility a reality

BASF and Nornickel’s will be able to supply battery materials for 300,000 EVs per year BASF has selected Harjavalta, Finland, as the first location for battery materials production serving the European automotive market. The plant will be constructed adjacent to the nickel and cobalt refinery owned by Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel). …

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Axletech and Thor Trucks to build e-powertrain for commercial vehicles

Class 8 Thor Truck

AxleTech plans to launch its newest e-powertrain offering in 2019 Michigan-based AxleTech has announced that it is developing a heavy-duty e-powertrain system with Thor Trucks. AxleTech and Thor Trucks will integrate AxleTech’s e-axle technology with Thor’s proprietary battery technology to create a fully electric commercial vehicle powertrain. “Electric powertrains for …

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Anjie Wireless teams up with WiTricity in China

WiTricity's DRIVE 11 wireless charging system

WiTricity enters an IP licensing agreement with Anjie Wireless to accelerate EV adoption in China WiTricity, a pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has announced an intellectual property licensing agreement with China-based Anjie Wireless, an automotive Tier 1 supplier. “China is a leading force in EV innovation and adoption, …

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase e-mobility solutions at IZB

E-mobility solutions for harsh environments

HUBER+SUHNER will demonstrate its cable and system portfolio for electric vehicles at IZB 2018, in Wolfsburg. Swiss-based HUBER+SUHNER’s key highlight is the RADOX® High Power Charging (HPC) system. The technology allows the increase of the power-throughput of a charging cable to 500 kW and grants fast and effective charging – …

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Virginia Tech awarded EV cybersecurity grant

Cybersecurity solutions for electric vehicles

EV charging network is seen as critical infrastructure that requires protection The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Virginia Tech a US$3 million grant for research on electric vehicle charging infrastructure cybersecurity as part of a larger US$80 million investment by the department on advanced technologies research. Ryan Gerdes, assistant …

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