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Volkswagen expands e-mobility engagement in China

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Volkswagen will establish an R&D centre alongside SEAT and JAC Volkswagen Group China has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. (JAC) and SEAT in Berlin, in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. The three groups will together establish …

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Daimler establishes Automated Truck R&D facility

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Daimler Trucks is establishing an Automated Truck Research and Development Centre to test automated driving tech Daimler Trucks & Buses is strengthening its market-leading efforts for automated trucks and buses with its new Automated Truck Research & Development Centre in Portland, Oregon, in the US. This innovation facility is already working in …

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Leclanché opens research facility with Purdue University

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Indiana research and manufacturing centre to help drive new energy storage R&D Energy storage innovator Leclanché has opened a new research and manufacturing facility located within Purdue University’s “Polytechnic Center” in Anderson, Indiana. Backed by Leclanché’s North American subsidiary, the Purdue Polytechnic and Flagship Enterprise Center is an educational complex …

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Sensata Technologies Introduces its Smallest Micro-fused Strain Gage Technology for Next Generation Brake Systems Especially Designed for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Read the full press release below. Sensata Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ST), a leading manufacturer of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions, has developed a line of smaller, lighter Micro-fused Strain Gage (MSG) pressure sensors for use in next-generation brake systems for hybrid, electric, and conventional vehicles. The eXtra-smallForm …

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GaN-based Electric Vehicle Charger has 97% Efficiency, 2.6 kW/l Power Density (EE Times)

Automotive electronics specialist HELLA, in collaboration with provider of gallium nitride power transistors GaN Systems, and charging technology researchers at Kettering University’s Advanced Power Electronics Lab, have developed a Level-2 electric vehicle (EV) charger prototype with efficiencies exceeding 97% at an unprecedented 2.6 kW/l power density. Prior to this achievement, …

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