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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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Dendrobium e-hypercar to be manufactured in the UK

Dendrobium D-1 electric hypercar

Dendrobium D-1 aims to set a new post-Brexit standard of British supercar technology A new company, Dendrobium Automotive Ltd, has been established in the UK which will be in charge of the development and production of the Dendrobium D-1 electric hypercar. Dendrobium D-1 was first introduced at the Geneva International …

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Aston Martin unveils VTOL concept

Aston Martin's Volante Vision Concept

Aston Martin hopes to have a working model ready in two years British car maker Aston Martin has presented its design for a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, the Volante Vision Concept. With room for three adults, the concept is a near future study that previews a flying autonomous hybrid-electric …

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Hyundai partners with Autotalks

Autotalks' technology helps vehicles to communicate with their surroundings

Hyundai’s partnership with Autotalks will help it develop autonomous vehicles Hyundai Motor has formed a strategic partnership with Autotalks, a leading technology company specialised in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. Hyundai Motor will form the partnership through a direct investment to accelerate the development and deployment …

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ABB and Ballard develop fuel cell for shipping industry

Artist's impression the ABB and Ballard Power Systems ferry

The collaboration’s initial phase will focus on fuel cell power systems for passenger vessels ABB and Ballard Power Systems have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop the next-generation fuel cell power system for sustainable marine e-mobility. The fuel cell power system will be jointly designed, developed and validated …

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SKF and Romax host the first eDSIM conference

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SKF and Romax Technology will host the first electric Driveline SIMulation (eDSIM) conference, taking place on September 25-26 in Germany Sweden’s SKF and UK’s Romax have developed simulation programmes that reproduce the drive train as a complete system, taking all interactions into account. The companies share the notion that simulation-led …

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NEVS and Phantom Auto to deliver safe AVs

NEVS autonomous vehicle being driven remotely

NEVS ensures safe deployment of autonomous EVs with Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology NEVS, a Swedish holding company which acquired the assets of bankrupt manufacturer Saab in 2012, has entered into collaboration with California’s Phantom Auto, provider of teleoperation safety technology for autonomous vehicles (AVs). The partners will work together …

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Superpedestrian to make e-bicycle ride sharing safer and more effective

Superpedestrian's e-bike technology

Superpedestrian Copenhagen Wheel is to introduce new technology developed using user data gathered Superpedestrian’s Copenhagen Wheel has been gathering data from the miles travelled by its users to develop new services and technologies. This data will be used to make the user experience safer and more effective, according to the developer’s …

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BP to spend US$20 million on ultra-fast charging

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The oil major will invest in StoreDot – an ultra-fast charging battery company BP’s venturing arm, BP Ventures, has announced another strategic step in support of advanced electric mobility. The company will invest US$20 million in StoreDot, an ultra-fast charging battery company. StoreDot has developed a lithium ion (Li-ion) battery …

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