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HORIBA to acquire battery and fuel cell company FuelCon

Executives from HORIBA and FuelCon signing the agreement

The acquisition is part of HORIBA’s move into EVs HORIBA Europe has agreed terms for the acquisition of FuelCon AG. FuelCon will become part of HORIBA Automotive Test Systems – a leading supplier in the fields of engine, driveline, brake and emissions test systems. The completion of the transaction is …

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Nissan partners with Brazilian university to study EV batteries

Two of the signatories to the memorandum

Nissan Brazil will supply six Nissan LEAF batteries to the university Nissan Brazil and the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) have signed a memorandum of intent to test solutions and future applications for used electric vehicle batteries. The event to formalise the agreement was held at the UFSC Photovoltaic Laboratory (Centre …

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Hyundai CRADLE partners with battery maker Ionic Materials

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The two companies will work together to develop solid-state batteries Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, is investing in Ionic Materials, a privately held battery developer based in Massachusetts, to advance the development of battery technology and improve EV performance with solid-state battery innovation. Ionic …

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NFI, Penske to trial Freightliner electric trucks

A Freightliner eM2

Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first of Daimler’s battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks later this year Earlier in June 2018, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the first two customers to operate …

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Dana and Hydro-Quebec ink joint venture

Dana Spicer Transmission R&D Centre – Bruges, Belgium

Under the JV arrangement, Hydro-Québec subsidiary TM4 will become Dana’s source for electric motors, power inverters, and control systems. Dana Incorporated and Hydro-Québec have announced a joint-venture partnership in which TM4 Inc., a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, will become Dana’s source for electric motors, power inverters, and control systems. As part …

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