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Groupe PSA and Nidec form French joint venture

PSA Nidec

The PSA-Nidec partnership will design, develop, manufacture and sell a range of electric traction machines Nidec Leroy-Somer and Groupe PSA have acknowledged the strategic importance of traction motors in the coming electrification age. The companies agreed mutual cooperation for developing competitive electric traction motor range for electrified vehicles (Mild-hybrid (MHEV), …

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London to turn lamp posts into EV charge points

An EV charging Lamp post

Retro-fitting lamp posts to turn them into charge points will bring major savings More of London’s lamp posts could become electric car chargers under a new plan just unveiled. The lamp posts in the borough of Wandsworth could all be converted. The British government wants to halt the sale of new …

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Fisker patents EV range-extending battery tech

Fisker Solid State Battery

New solid-state battery will be rolled out in 2023 The start-up Fisker has patented a battery technology for electric vehicles that will have a 500-mile range on a single one-minute charge. The solid-state battery is expected to be ready for commercial sale in 2023 The California-based firm will showcase the revolutionary …

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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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The world’s largest EV is on trial in Switzerland

The Kuhn Komatsu e-Dumper

A 110-tonne battery-powered electric dumper truck is to be trialled in Switzerland this autumn While it may seem at first glance to be an unlikely electric transport pioneer, Swiss cement manufacturer Ciments Vigier has commissioned a ground-breaking prototype which could prompt some serious thinking for heavy industry worldwide. The project …

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