26 Nov 2019
3D Printing Keeps Trains Running
Stratasys announced its Rail Industry Solution to help passenger trains - from long-haul to urban metros - run on time more frequently and potentially save thousands of euros a day.
25 Dec 2013
Bombardier Inc. is a Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company, manufacturer of aircraft, trams, trains, buses - some are EV and others likely to be EV
27 Feb 2013
Wireless charging of electric buses to be trialled in Germany
Regional operator Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (RNV) will carry out a pilot project to wirelessly recharge Electric buses while passengers get on and off the vehicles at bus stops along the inner city route 63 in Mannheim, Germany.
12 Oct 2012
Daimler at IAA Hannover
Europe is playing catch up in electric vehicles, even the interim hybrid versions, and although Germany has the best funded and best coordinated program in this respect, it has little to show beyond technologies shoehorned into existing platforms not designed for the purpose. When it comes to industrial and commercial vehicles, the subject of this event, Daimler is the one to watch, but not from its German base, from its Mitsubishi Fuso subsidiary in Japan.
9 Oct 2012
Supercapacitors USA presents the record breakers
The supercapacitor market continues to power up at 30% yearly with some little-known names taking some of the biggest orders at well over $10 million dollars each. These represent volume breakthroughs in applications such as train energy capture and the new application of protection and enhancement of electric car traction batteries.
4 Jun 2012
Energy recovery trial begins for diesel commuter trains
A ground-breaking collaborative research and development project on rail brake energy recovery is scheduled to commence in the second half of this year and will see Ricardo, a multi-industry consultancy for engineering, join forces with fluid power expert Artemis Intelligent Power and world-leading rail technology expert Bombardier Transportation.
23 May 2012
Hybrid bus drive systems in China move Maxwell forward
Sales of hybrid bus drive systems in China and contributions from a stop-start idle elimination system for autos in Europe and various backup power applications have enabled Maxwell to achieve sustainable year over year growth.