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Leclanché opens research facility with Purdue University

Purdue University

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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Indian Companies Form Alliance for Electric Car (Business Standard)

The research & development teams of Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra have made an alliance and are seeking one another’s expertise in areas like motor, transmission and other components to develop solutions and parts for an electric-hybrid vehicle. The tripartite alliance, which is open-ended and technical in …

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OmniSteer Project to Increase Automobiles’ Urban Manoeuvrability Begins with a € 3.4 Million Budget

Read the full press release below: Automobiles increase the mobility of their users. However, their maneuverability is pushed to the limit by cramped inner city conditions. Those who need to park their vehicles frequently, such as delivery services and mobile care providers, lose a lot of working time searching for …

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