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Nissan reveals LEAF e+

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The Nissan LEAF e+ features greater range than the original LEAF Nissan has unveiled the Nissan LEAF e+, which offers a new powertrain with additional power and range compared to the original LEAF. The “e+” refers to the increased energy density of the model’s battery pack and the higher output …

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Austrian battery pioneer launches new transmission for EVs

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The transmission can accelerate an EV from 0 to 100 kmph in 2.5 seconds Austrian high-tech e-mobility company Kreisel Electric has developed a production-ready, automated 2-speed transmission for electric mobility applications. The new transmission was developed in combination with an integrated powertrain architecture specially developed in cooperation with Sala Drive …

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UK Government and industry invest in propulsion technology

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Innovative low carbon programmes aim to save over 3 million tonnes of CO2 The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has awarded GBP35 million to three UK-based low carbon automotive powertrain projects, potentially creating or safeguarding nearly 1,800 UK jobs. The APC is a joint venture between the UK government and the automotive …

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Panasonic throws hat into the ePowertrain ring

Scalable ePowertrain platform at the CES 2018

Earlier this month, Panasonic unveiled its ‘ePowertrain’ concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Although primarily known as a battery supplier within the EV world, Panasonic appears to have bigger plans for its products and role within the industry. Plans for an ePowertrain and battery development were announced …

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Efficient Drivetrains expands EDI PowerDrive range

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EDI expands offering to include powertrains up to Class 8 vehicles California’s Efficient Drivetrains Inc. (EDI) is expanding its offering in the EDI PowerDrive portfolio. The manufacturer will now provide all-electric drivetrains and full vehicle electrification kits for commercial vehicles spanning classes 4 to 8 (medium-sized vans all the way …

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