Home / Tag Archives: US

Tag Archives: US

West Coast fleets adopt XL electrification systems to meet emissions goals

Electrans 10012019 3

XL will electrify the fleets of Tacoma Public Utility, Clark Public Utilities and the City of Palo Alto XL, the leader in connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced that Tacoma Public Utility, Clark Public Utilities and the City of Palo Alto are the latest West …

Read More »

New Flyer launches new charging and mobility solutions

Electrans 10012019

New Flyer’s new service will help support its zero-emission buses New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer, has announced the formation of New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions, a service dedicated to providing safe, reliable, …

Read More »

ORNL demonstrates 120-kW wireless charging for vehicles

Electrans 25102018

The capacity of ORNL’s new wireless charger is a significant increase on the group’s original 20-kW model Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a 120-kW wireless charging system for vehicles – providing six times the power of previous ORNL technology and a big step …

Read More »

US Department of Energy selects Cabot to develop low-cobalt cathodes

Electrans 11102018 3

Cabot will receive US$2.9 million of DOE funding Cabot Corp., a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to participate in an US$80-million investment in advanced vehicle technologies research. Cabot will leverage its novel process technology to contribute to …

Read More »

Volvo Trucks to introduce all-electric trucks in North America

President of Volvo Trucks Claes Nilsson

The Volvo LIGHTS project has received US$44.8 million of funding As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure, Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialise …

Read More »

ZF electrifies buses in London and the US

Electrans 20092018 2

Buses in both countries will utilise ZF’s AxTrax AVE electric portal axle ZF is highlighting two market successes for its tried-and-tested AxTrax AVE electric portal axle. Firstly, 31 of the famous red London double-decker buses will be equipped with this technology and glide through the city powered solely by electricity. …

Read More »

New Flyer strikes two EV deals

Electrans 27082018 3

New Flyer will become the first company outside Volvo to join OppCharge in America Canadian bus maker New Flyer has made new announcements about its electric vehicle operations. Firstly, New Flyer, along with subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in …

Read More »

Duke University students break Guinness World Record for fuel efficiency

The Duke Engineering team alongside 'Maxwell'

The vehicle travelled over eight miles on a single gram of hydrogen The Pratt School of Engineering at North Carolina’s Duke University has developed the most fuel-efficient vehicle in history, a hydrogen fuel cell car that gets the equivalent of 14,573 miles per gallon. Duke Electric Vehicles’ (DEV’s) record-breaking run …

Read More »