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Nissan talks “electric ecosystem” at Futures 3.0

NIssan's Home Energy System xStorage

New offers at Futures summit include home storage, more fast-chargers and V2G capabilities Nissan discussed the four key pillars of its future electric ecosystem in Europe this week, announcing the launch of new electric vehicles, additional infrastructure investment, battery charging and home storage advances, and a revolutionary new vision to …

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TriMet buys five New Flyer Xcelsior e-buses

New Flyer's Xcelsior battery electric bus

Oregon metro district buys New Flyer Xcelsior for first fleet of battery electric buses New Flyer, a US-based transit bus and motor coach manufacturer , has announced that the Tri-County Metro Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) has awarded New Flyer a  contract for five Xcelsior® battery-electric, zero-emission, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. …

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Passenger Drone launches state-of-the-art aerial vehicle

Source: Passenger Drone

Passenger Drone has announced that it is ready to launch the world’s most advanced autonomous aerial vehicle following successful manned test flights. Passenger Drone has spent three years developing a prototype for the personal and public market that it hopes will “change the traditional means of commuter transportation.” The aerial …

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BRP expands into all-electric kart racing

Rotax battery holder for ICE karts.

BRP is extending its range of Rotax internal combustion engines to electric powerpacks. BRP’s new Rotax THUNDeR powerpacks will offer users the benefits of electrification, with the same performance and ease-of-use common to the Rotax brand. The company also manufactures Ski-Doos, watercraft and other all-terrain vehicles,  as well as karts. …

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Surf ‘n’ Turf hydrogen fuel cell unveiled in Orkney

Surf n Turf project. Credit: Colin Keldie / EMEC

The newly installed hydrogen fuel cell was launched at Kirkwall Pier. Surf ‘n’ Turf is led by nationwide charity Community Energy Scotland, working with project partners EMEC (the European Marine Energy Centre), Orkney Islands Council, Eday Renewable Energy, and ITM Power. The fuel cell is the final aspect of the …

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