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CEA reveals Sigma Cells smart battery for electric cars

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The standard multi-cell battery powers on even when a cell fails. Production is slated to begin in September 2019. CEA’s Sigma Cells battery is the world’s first three-in-one battery solution with integrated inverter, charging and battery-management functions. It can power products ranging from laptops to electric vehicles and has a 15% …

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MAN Cryo develops marine fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen

Fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen

The system is the first marine-system design that secures preliminary approval in principle MAN Cryo, a wholly owned subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, developed the Liquid Hydrogen Marine Fuel Gas System design in-house at its headquarters in Gothenburg, in close cooperation with the shipowner, Fjord1, and ship designer, Multi Maritime, in …

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Maersk sets net zero CO2 emission target by 2050

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Maersk will need to develop carbon neutral vessels by 2030 to meet its goal Aimed at accelerating the transition to carbon neutral shipping, Maersk has announced its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. To achieve this goal, carbon neutral vessels must be commercially viable by 2030, and an acceleration …

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Australia’s Bassendean installs first EV charger

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Bassendean’s chargers is free to use for all EV users An electric vehicle charging station was launched on December 1 in the Australian town of Bassendean by Mayor Renée McLennan at the James Street Public Carpark adjacent to the BIC Reserve, Bassendean. At the launch, the mayor said “This is …

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BYD France builds first buses

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BYD France’s new buses were built at the company’s factory in Beauvais BYD France has delivered its first pure electric buses assembled in its Beauvais factory. An inaugural ceremony was held to mark the delivery of two 12-metre pure electric buses destined for the Agglo du Beauvaisis, the community of …

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Total launches line of fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles

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Total’s new fluid will help cool and lubricate EVs Total is consolidating its position as key player in electric mobility by launching an innovative line of fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles. Produced thanks to important efforts of the group’s R&D teams, these products have been specially developed to meet …

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Aston Martin works create first reversible EV powertrain concept

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Aston Martin’s reversible powertrain will be used to convert classic cars to produce zero emissions With interest in classic cars growing every year and values of heritage models at an all time high, Aston Martin Lagonda has pioneered a bold new plan: to future-proof these increasingly precious machines by creating …

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Mercedes-Benz unveils eCitaro bus

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The new eCitaro is based on Mercedes-Benz’s Citaro model Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new fully electric eCitaro. The new bus uses innovative components only now available for the first time for the eCitaro to achieve a hitherto unknown degree of energy efficiency. The performance of the eCitaro meets most of …

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Nissan unleashes all-new LEAF NISMO RC electric race car


The new Nissan LEAF NISMO RC can accelerate twice as fast as the previous model The all-new Nissan LEAF NISMO RC, an electric race car with more than double the maximum power and torque output of its predecessor, has been unveiled in Tokyo. The unveiling took place at Nissan Crossing in the …

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Toyota reveals Corolla hybrid model


Toyota’s Corolla hybrid is projected to get 50 mpg Toyota has revealed a new hybrid model of its 2020 Corolla that achieves at least 50 mpg combined fuel economy (projected). That makes the 2020 Corolla Hybrid the most fuel-efficient model to ever wear the model name that debuted more than …

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Engie to provide rapid EV charging network in West Yorkshire

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Engie will provide 100% renewable electricity to power the chargers Engie has been appointed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority to provide a new network of at least 88 rapid electric vehicle charging points across the region. The new initiative will help improve air quality in West Yorkshire and also aims …

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Nissan LEAF helps to power facilities with new charging technology

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Nissan will utilise bi-directional charging facilities to power its North American headquarters Imagine a technology that could help companies save on their electric utility costs by simply using energy already stored in electric vehicles. Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid systems company, Nissan North America is launching a new pilot …

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Audi, Airbus and Italdesign test Flying Taxi Concept

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Audi will test its Flying Taxi Concept in South America At Drone Week in Amsterdam, Audi, Airbus and Italdesign are presenting for the first time a flying and driving prototype of “Pop.Up Next”. This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. In …

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Nissan Formula E car headed to NISMO Festival

NIssan Formula E

Nissan will present its Formula E car on December 2 Fans in Japan at this week’s NISMO Festival will get their first chance to see the Nissan e.dams Formula E car at Fuji International Speedway. Fans around the world will get to see the electric street racing machine in action, …

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