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DuPont unveils electric and hybrid vehicle solutions at Auto Shanghai 2019

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DuPont’s polymers can replace metals used in EVs to meet challenges facing increased EV adoption DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP) has introduced a series of applications from its innovative electric and hybrid vehicle solutions portfolio during Auto Shanghai 2019. The anticipated release of practical applications is the first since …

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Buick debuts electric VELITE 6 MAV in China

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The VELITE 6 MAV follows on from Buick’s LaCrosse hybrid EV and VELITE 5 Buick’s all-new Encore small SUV, Encore GX compact SUV and GL8 Avenir concept MPV made their global debut at 2019 Buick Brand Night in Shanghai. They were joined by the VELITE 6 MAV electric vehicle, which …

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Nikola showcases five zero-emission products at Nikola World

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Nikola discussed the company’s hydrogen vision at the Nikola World event Nikola CEO Trevor Milton has unveiled five of his company’s new products at Nikola World. “We want to transform everything about the transportation industry,” said Milton. “With Nikola’s vision, the world will be cleaner, safer and healthier.” The first …

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NIO debuts electric sedan at Auto Shanghai 2019

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NIO’s ET Preview uses a nickel-cobalt-manganese battery pack At Auto Shanghai 2019, NIO offered the first glimpse of its all-new Sedan product line with the ET Preview and exhibited its entire NIO Power service solution, along with its 220-kW permanent magnet synchronous motor electric drivetrain. It also announced the extension …

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Daimler teams up with Sila Nanotechnologies on Li-ion batteries

Next Generation Li-Ionen-Batteriematerialien: Daimler und Sila Nanotechnologies schließen KooperationDaimler Teams Up with Sila Nanotechnologies on Next Generation Lithium-ion Battery Materials

Sila Nanotechnologies is investigating replacing graphite electrodes in Li-ion batteries with silicon ones Daimler AG has acquired a minority equity stake in US battery material specialist Sila Nanotechnologies as part of its research and development activities. Founded in 2011, Sila Nano is a leading developer of new battery materials, which …

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New Flyer builds bus charger system in New York

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The New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions system is New York’s first interoperable, on-route charger solution for transit buses New Flyer of America has announced that New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions has successfully deployed two rapid, on-route chargers along New York City Transit Authority’s (NYCT) M42 route. This marks completion of the first …

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Chargefox introduces latest EV charging stations in New South Wales

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Chargefox’s new charging station is 100% powered by renewable energy Australia’s largest open, electric vehicle network Chargefox has announced the launch of its latest EV charging station which opened in Barnawartha North, in Victoria in New South Wales. The opening of its second new station, which is capable of delivering …

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YASA launches new series of motor controllers

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YASA’s new controllers are designed to work with EVs YASA, the world’s leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors, has announced availability of the first in a new series of motor controllers (inverters) for propulsion and generation applications in pure electric and hybrid vehicles. The new Si400 controller delivers 200 kVA …

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Renault and Nissan establish Shanghai innovation hub for EV production

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The hub will develop technologies for the Alliance 2022 plan to develop zero-emission vehicles French carmaker Renault is working in collaboration with Japan’s Nissan to launch a joint innovation research and development hub in China to accelerate technology development for new mobility. The Alliance Automotive Research and Development, which previously …

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Ford reveals energy efficient electric minibus

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Ford’s minibus uses a various features to keep its interior at a pleasant temperature, reducing energy demand on the vehicle’s battery Ford has revealed the new Transit Smart Energy Concept – a one-of-a-kind 10-seater minibus that is helping the company explore solutions for maximising the energy efficiency and driving range …

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