30 Mar 2012
Frito-Lay & Electric Vehicles International Launch EV Pilot
EVI's signature all-electric powertrain is seamlessly integrated into an industry standard Daimler Freightliner M2 business class chassis providing customers with significant fuel and maintenance savings.
29 Mar 2012
The Washington/Oregon Corridor
The project's goal? To advance electric transportation and alternative fuel vehicles by outfitting the I-5 corridor with charging stations all the way from "BC to Baja."
26 Mar 2012
Energy Department announces $10 million to promote zero emission
The Energy Department's support for the development and demonstration of innovative alternative vehicle technologies is helping reduce the nation's reliance on gasoline and diesel and diversifying our nation's energy portfolio.
23 Mar 2012
UA engineer launches robotic planetary lake lander
Fink unveiled the lake lander, named Tucson Explorer II, or TEX II, in a paper titled "Robotic Lake Lander Test Bed for Autonomous Surface and Subsurface Exploration of Titan Lakes," which he presented March 8 at an aerospace conference organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Big Sky, Mont.
22 Mar 2012
Aurora Skate UAV wins border protection award
Aurora's Skate small unmanned air vehicle system (SUAS) was awarded first place in the 2012 Border Security Technology/Product Challenge at the recently held 2012 Border Security Expo in Phoenix, Arizona.
21 Mar 2012
Boeing phantom eye conducts medium-speed taxi test
Phantom Eye reached speeds of up to 30 knots.
16 Mar 2012
Smith and Wanxiang sign letter of intent for $25M investment
Smith Electric Vehicles and Wanxiang Group announce investment and joint venture.
15 Mar 2012
Running cars on sun and water
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems inaugurated a solar hydrogen filling station.
12 Mar 2012
Solar hybrid propulsion system for advanced eco yacht
The yacht uses a 9 MW Solar Hybrid Propulsion System powered by a combination of Sustainable Sources of energy.
8 Mar 2012
The word is spreading quickly and hybrid propulsion is becoming the fastest growing form of auxiliary propulsion for sailboats today.
6 Mar 2012
Motiv Power Systems $1.16 million grant for new battery-electric truck
Motiv Power Systems Secures $1.16 Million California Energy Commission Grant for New Battery-Electric Truck and utilizes traditional diesel truck assembly line infrastructure to accelerate EV adoption.
5 Mar 2012
Electric Vehicles International wins GSA approval to supply US Govt
EVI models of medium-duty all ‐electric trucks and vans have been approved for government purchase, giving EVI the most comprehensive GSA‐approved portfolio of all-‐electric, medium‐duty vehicles.
2 Mar 2012
Intelligent Energy & Suzuki Motor Corporation establish joint venture
Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corporation joint venture Company develops and manufactures fuel cell systems
3 Feb 2012
Printed Electronics for Electric Vehicles
More and more giant corporations are buying into printed electrics by acquiring companies partly or wholly in the field. The world's second largest chemical company Dow bought Rohm & Haas (materials), 3M bought into Printechnologics (printed patterns read by mobile phones) and DuPont bought Innovalight (nanosilicon layers to increase photovoltaic efficiency).
23 Jan 2012
Sion Power announces $50 million equity investment
Sion Power Corporation, announced that BASF invested $50 million to acquire an equity ownership position in the company.
20 Jan 2012
EV event uniquely reflecting the new realities
We have entered 2012 with an electric vehicle scene that is very different from that which was envisaged not long ago. There are now six key enabling technologies not three and vehicle makers increasingly make some of them, so suppliers increasingly have to compete with their largest potential customers. Precious metals in EV components are being removed remarkably rapidly.
20 Jan 2012
News from EV Japan in Tokyo
EV Japan is proceeding here in Tokyo with about 89 EV Japan stands in a massive set of co-located exhibitions of about 600 stands in all from lighting to home solar and mainly electronic and electric materials, components and systems. There are quite a few electric cars on display including the plug- in Prius, Tesla, Volt and many less known models and concepts. The one below promoted TORAY products.
19 Jan 2012
SK Innovation and Continental to form automotive Li-ion battery JV
SK Innovation and Continental Corporation announced recently their intention to team up for powering electric vehicles worldwide: Both corporations sign a Heads of Agreement that describes the formation of a joint venture with which both companies want to develop, manufacture and market Lithium Ion battery systems for automotive applications.