New clean-energy venture, EV8 technologies
A multi-billion-pound shakeout is dramatically increasing competition amongst energy, automotive and technology companies as they battle to lead the transition from hydrocarbons to a low carbon world.
Project will deploy hydrogen fuel cell EVs in Paris, London, Brussels
ZEFER (Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out) will deploy large fleets of 60 hydrogen fuelled vehicles in each of three European capitals (Paris, London and Brussels).
Honda to supply Power Manager units for UK energy management demo
Honda Motor Europe has announced it will supply its state-of-the-art Power Manager units as part of the EV-elocity consortium project in the UK. The project aims to demonstrate the business case for Vehicle-to-Grid technologies across a variety of UK locations.
Lightweighting highlights from Cenex LCV
Dr Richard Collins lists his top three takeaways from the Cenex LCV conference in Millbrook held at the beginning of September. Focusing on Lightweighting he highlights new innovations including: the Ariel hipercar, Gordon Murray Design's iStream and Williams Advanced Engineering's lightweight EV platform.
CENEX LCV: Event In-wheel Motors & Lightweighting
The Riversimple two seat fuel cell hybrid car was on show in powertrain form at CENEX recently and in addition to the Hydrogenics fuel cell as fuel tank and the lithium-ion capacitor as engine it had four in-wheel motors.
CENEX LCV Event: Range Extenders
The latest CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle Event took place at Millbrook UK mid September with over 50% growth on last year there being over 3000 delegates and over 200 exhibitors, mostly parts suppliers and charging station manufacturers but with several prestige stands from major motor manufacturers.
Consortium to deliver UK's first range-extended fleet vehicles
Millbrook, one of Europe's leading independent test and technology centres for vehicles and vehicle systems, will join a UK industry consortium to develop a new class of zero-emission, light commercial vehicle.
Project reduces EV battery weight by 41%
UK-based Cenex is part of a consortium which has just completed a two-year project to reduce both the weight and cost of EV batteries, succeeding by shaving 99 pounds, or about 41% of the weight off a standard EV battery.