9 Aug 2017
BorgWarner enters into agreement to acquire Sevcon
BorgWarner announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sevcon Inc a global player in electrification technologies.
17 Nov 2016
Industrial vehicle electric powertrain choices
Mostly, the view at the recent Industrial EV conference in Germany was that we go from HEV to maybe PHEV but certainly end with plug-in then, where possible, energy independent PEV with most industrial and commercial vehicles. The transition will be slow and involve fuel cells only in niche applications. In contrast to cars, fuel cell hydrogen charging is little trouble with industrial vehicles because they are short range and back-to-base. However, they need supercapacitors or batteries to accept inputs and provide surges and sometimes both so it gets complicated.
18 Jun 2015
Electric vehicle power electronics: divergent approaches
The power electronics business as applied to electric vehicles is becoming so huge that very divergent approaches become viable.
21 May 2014
Phoenix Motorcars announces launch of 14-passenger electric bus
Phoenix Motorcars, a company who filed for Chapter 11 when they were experiencing financial difficulties a few years ago has recently announced a new 14-passenger, all-electric shuttle bus focused on the US and international markets.
9 Nov 2011
Bladon Jets wins second technology strategy board award
A consortium led by micro gas turbine company Bladon Jets has been awarded funding from the Technology Strategy Board to continue its development of an Ultra Lightweight Range Extender (ULRE) for next generation electric vehicles.
24 Aug 2011
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.