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BMW to put €200 million into Battery Cell Competence Centre

BMW Group Board of Management at the BCCC Ceremony in Munich
Source: BMW

BMW Group has announced details of its upcoming electric drivetrain and will invest €200 million in a new Battery Cell Competence Centre. BMW Group has announced some of its spending plans on electrification technologies over the next four years. Specifically, the interdisciplinary Battery Cell Competence Centre, opening early in 2019 …

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Alternet seeks partners for lithium technologies

Source: Alternet

Alternet Systems intends to leverage military technology expertise to establish itself in the li-ion battery market Alternet holds ten lithium technology patents secured from the acquisition of Lithium IP Holdings earlier this year. Detailed information on each is available on the United States Patent and Trademark (USPTO) website. The Alternet lithium …

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EV charging spikes demand for wireless smart grid

Source: OpenLV

Private LTE offers power utilities a dynamic, standards-backed communications infrastructure to support their smart grid The patterns of generation and consumption are making unprecedented demands on the electricity power grid. Distributed sources such as wind, solar and micro-grid are creating intermittent and reverse power flows in the networks that connect …

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Workhorse tests new N-Gen electric van

N-GEN van. Workhorse Group.

Workhorse optimises delivery with N-Gen electric van featuring unmanned drone HorseFly system Workhorse Group has commenced implementation of agreements to test and operate its new N-Gen electric van. “The new N-Gen platform represents a new day for last-mile delivery,” said Stephen Burns, CEO of Workhorse. “With agreements now in place …

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