Composite materials for the automotive sector - who needs who more?
It is hard to avoid the topic of the automotive sector within the composite industry, but of late there has been a shift in the rhetoric from when the large uptake will happen to whether it will happen at all.
Novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer
Researchers have created a novel way to 3-D print the type of high-temperature polymeric materials commonly used to insulate space craft and satellites from extreme heat and cold. Previously, the polyimide could be made only in sheets.
Far-UK are a material and process manufacturing developer. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Lyndon Sanders (Director and General Manager).
Pavegen further develops energy harvesting floor tiles
Pavegen is shifting to become a permanent and commercial smart-flooring solution. The technology has evolved from a singular tile, which generates electricity from footsteps, to an entire array with three multi-functional component parts. These functionalities are called: floor, data and energy.
Tesla's Model S arrives in the UK
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk delivered five new cars to customers in London, UK on Saturday at an event to welcome the arrival of right hand drive Model S in the UK. The occasion marks the beginning of a planned rapid expansion in the country in the coming two years.
YASA Motors Limited is a thriving young company based in Oxford, England which specialises in very high power and torque density axial flux motors. A spin off from Oxford University, it was founded in 2009 and investment was initially from business angels and the founders.
YASA Motors manufactures a highly differentiated advanced axial flux motor and generator based on its proprietary Yokeless And Segmented Armature (YASA™) technology.
London store marks the arrival of Model S in the UK
Tesla Motors has opened its first retail design store in the UK at London's Westfield Shopping Centre in White City, one of the capital's most popular shopping destinations.
Olympic visitors to power outdoor lighting
In March Pavegen Systems were announced as the winner of London's Export for Growth prize and will benefit from £5k worth of support and advice to help further boost worldwide sales of its energy-generating floor tiles.
Oxford Yasa Motors in racing, motorcycles and sports cars
Oxford YASA Motors has an axial flux synchronous motor technology with exceptional power to weight ratio that it is putting into racing cars, motorcycles and sports cars with partners in Malaysia and elsewhere.