14 Oct 2020
SafeRide Technologies Joins New Vehicle Health Management Consortium
SafeRide to contribute AI-based vehicle health management expertise to the SAE Health-Ready Components and Systems (HRCS) Consortium to facilitate industry-wide application of Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) technology
22 Sep 2020
Stena Gives Volvo Bus Batteries a Second Life
The commercial service lives of bus batteries are significantly extended and natural resources are conserved. That is the result of a new cooperation between Volvo Buses and Stena Recycling subsidiary Batteryloop.
15 Sep 2020
PowerCell Agreement with Soltech for Fuel Cell Solutions for Solar
PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a Nordic cooperation agreement with Soltech Group regarding a joint development of stationary energy solutions based on the two companies' products within fuel cells and solar energy.
10 Sep 2020
The Billion Dollar Supercapacitor
Supercapacitors are only a business of around $0.5 billion. However, Geely Holdings has a new commitment to Maxwell Technologies, a Tesla company, for what may be at least $0.5 billion over the years for peak shaving supercapacitors for its hybrid cars made under Volvo and other brands.
4 Aug 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
27 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Accelerates Shift Towards Electric Light Commercial Vehicles?
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced shoppers online, driving huge demand for home delivery. Moreover, growth has the potential to resume beyond the pandemic: in addition to consumer goods, the genie is out the bottle for home grocery delivery, which many consumers, having experienced it for the first time, will want to continue. Light commercial vehicles (LCVs) are the backbone of this growing demand for delivery infrastructure.
3 Jul 2020
Daimler Truck to Prepare Series Production of Fuel Cells
Investments are being made in new state-of-the-art facilities covering every single process stage of fuel cell production: from membrane coating and stack manufacturing to the production of fuel cell units.
24 Jun 2020
Lotus is a significant historic British car manufacturer. Lotus has experienced a troubled financial past, but the purchase by Geely has looked to rejuvenate the brand with a focus on electrification.
22 Jun 2020
Volvo Cars' Chengdu Car Plant Powered by 100% Renewable Energy
The Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Chengdu, the company's largest in China, is now powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity, taking the company's global renewable electricity mix in its manufacturing network to 80 per cent.
1 Jun 2020
Rolls-Royce, Daimler Truck Plan Stationary Fuel Cell Sytems
Daimler Truck AG and Rolls-Royce plc plan to cooperate on stationary fuel-cell generators as CO2-neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities such as data centers.