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Bombardier Transportation presents new battery-operated train

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Bombardier’s new battery train is the first like it to operate in Europe for 60 years Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise – the new battery-operated train from Bombardier Transportation, which has been introduced to the public for the first time, scores with these features. A group maiden voyage with the Bombardier …

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Ricardo launches new ‘E-Axle’ electric vehicle transmission

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Ricardo’s new E-Axle can support high torque and input speeds Drawing upon research and technology that it has developed and proven in markets from Formula-E to supercars, Ricardo’s new E-Axle transmission offers a balance of efficiency and performance, together with low total cost of ownership. Prompted by the rising demand …

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UK independent battery maker to open factory in 2019

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Hyperbat will open its factory in Coventry, England The UK’s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer will open in early 2019 in Coventry, creating around 90 new jobs, at a new, multi-million pound, high-tech facility that will produce batteries for future hybrid and electric vehicles. The factory will be operated by …

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase ultra-fast offering at EV Tech Expo US

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HUBER+SUHNER will demonstrate its RADOX High Power Charging, which boasts a charging time of 15 minutes HUBER+SUHNER, a leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will present its electric vehicle charging solutions to support the vast increase of EVs on the streets at Electric & Hybrid …

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Farasis Energy to establish battery manufacturing centre in Europe

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Farasis Energy has already established a manufacturing plant in China Farasis Energy, a global leader in the development and manufacture of lithium-ion cells, modules and large battery systems, has completed C-round financing exceeding US$1 billion. The capital raised is being used to accelerate the expansion of their global automotive battery …

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Covestro develops new laser welding solutions for EV batteries

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Covestro’s new welding technique can be used on opaque, flame-retardant plastics Batteries used in electric vehicles must actively be cooled to function properly and retain their life spans. This process, known as fluid cooling, requires airtight seals to keep fluids contained and avoid spills. While several joining methods can be …

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ARENA to provide funding for hydrogen research

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The funding will help Australia develop hydrogen export technology The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded A$22.1 million in funding to 16 research projects to propel innovation in exporting renewable hydrogen to the world. The funding has been offered to research teams from nine Australian universities and research organisations …

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