Mission Motors

Mission Motors

Mission Motors is a Tier One supplier of electric powertrain technology for next generation electric and hybrid vehicles. The company builds application-optimized solutions based on its core technology. Mission Motors has earned a reputation for performance and quality through vehicle development partnerships with major OEMs, and through the record-breaking Mission R electric superbike. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Mission's team draws from expertise in the automotive, robotics, battery and software industries to develop technologies that maximize the potential of the electric drivetrain.
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26 Aug 2014

On-board chargers and DC-DC converters

On-board chargers and DC-DC converters use similar components to the inverters that are the main focus of this article and they face the same issues in the main, such as improving space, weight, cost and efficiency.
27 Mar 2012

Advancing Electric Powertrain Technology through Performance Development

Mission Motors, United States
27 Mar 2012

Canadian Government invests in vehicles of the future

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, announced last week six new projects supported by the Automotive Partnership Canada (APC) initiative at the University of Windsor.
20 Mar 2012

BASF signs licensing agreement to acquire LFP technology

BASF, through its global Battery Materials business unit, today announced that it has signed a long-term licensing agreement to acquire global rights for the production and sale of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery materials technology from LiFePO4+C Licensing AG, Muttenz, Switzerland.
19 Mar 2012

Distance record for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

In 2012, four Liquid Robotics "PACX Wave Glider" AUV gliders set a new distance world record by travelling autonomously almost 6000 kilometers.
14 Mar 2012

Molycorp to acquire leading rare earth processor in $1.3 billion deal

Transaction will create global, vertically integrated rare earth technology leader and will give Molycorp a greater range of products and increased sales opportunities across Asia.
13 Mar 2012

President Obama launches EV-Everywhere Challenge

By 2022 the USA Energy Department hopes that companies in the United States will be the first in the world to produce a 5-passenger affordable American electric vehicle with a payback time of less than 5 years and sufficient range and fast-charging ability to enable average Americans everywhere to meet their daily transportation needs more conveniently and at lower cost.
9 Mar 2012

Reaching a wider e-mobility community

IDTechEx is once again meeting its promise to allow a wider community of e-mobility players to compare notes. As its name implies, {{Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012|www.idtechex.com/evusa}} in San Jose California March 27-28 lets you meet people not present at events with a narrower product and geographical focus. This unique forum is vital to those widening their scope in the EV value chain, leaving behind those with tunnel vision.
7 Mar 2012

Toyota finds way to avoid using rare earth materials

Toyota Motor Corp has developed a way to make hybrid and electric vehicles without the use of expensive rare earth metals, in which China has a near-monopoly.
1 Mar 2012

Lowering the cost of EV batteries - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu

Industry and government are on track to bring down the cost of batteries to power hybrid and electric cars, which is crucial for improving commercial appeal of those vehicles, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said.
29 Feb 2012

Making hydrogen powered travel a reality in the UK

A ground breaking project to ensure the UK is well positioned for the commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles has been launched in the UK.
28 Feb 2012

New hybrid synergy drive for the Toyota Yaris

Toyota are adding a new hybrid to their collection and have developed a smaller version of the Hybrid Synergy Drive system to power it.
27 Feb 2012

Plugless Power Apollo Launch Programme

Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) announced recently that it will participate in the 2012 Apollo Launch Program hosted by Evatran, the developer of Plugless Power wireless electric vehicle recharging systems.
23 Feb 2012

KleenSpeed KAR EV technology

KleenSpeed aim to become a leader in the global electric car marketplace through advanced engineering and design with the production versions of the KleenSpeed KAR.
21 Feb 2012

Odyne work trucks and the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Programme

Odyne Systems, LLC, a Waukesha, Wisconsin based leader in hybrid systems for medium and heavy duty trucks, has delivered seven trucks featuring the Odyne advanced plug-in hybrid propulsion system to utilities and municipalities throughout Wisconsin.
20 Feb 2012

BMW and Peugeot Citroën Electrification - progression

One year after the two partners signed a memorandum of understanding, the joint venture formed by the BMW Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën to develop and manufacture hybrid and drive technology is now up and running. The launch of the joint venture //''BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification''// creates the necessary conditions for swift implementation of their common goals.
17 Feb 2012

BAE Systems and Caterpillar sign HybriDrive agreement

BAE Systems and Caterpillar Inc. have signed a long-term supply agreement to collaborate on an energy efficient parallel hybrid propulsion system for heavy-duty trucks.
16 Feb 2012

Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart.
15 Feb 2012

Frontline military technology promises battery revolution

cientists at BAE Systems have successfully demonstrated the most radical method of storing electricity since the invention of batteries over 200 years ago. The technological breakthrough, called 'structural batteries' may lead to a redesign of all electrical technology and could provide a crucial advantage to soldiers on the frontline.
14 Feb 2012

Axeon supplies batteries for first Hiriko prototype electric vehicles

Spanish firm Hiriko has chosen Axeon, Europe's largest independent supplier of lithium-ion battery systems, to supply batteries for its prototype electric vehicles.