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Batteries developed by Isro may be used in India’s electric vehicles

The Automotive Research Association of India (Arai) has successfully tested lithium-ion batteries developed by the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre for use in two- and three-wheelers, a development that is expected to provide a fillip to India’s electric vehicles (EV) push. The government is now planning to transfer the technology to companies for commercial production of these […]

Renesas Electronics Introduces Industry-Leading Small Design Class Inverter Kit Solution for HEV and EV

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its new 100 kW class inverter solution that achieves industry-leading small design class of 3.9 liter (L) for high-power 100 kW class motors in mid- to large-sized hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) including SUVs, and mid- to small-sized electric vehicles (EVs). Renesas will provide the […]

Research at Fraunhofer ISE Investigates Integrated Photovoltaic Modules for Commercial Vehicles

Thanks to considerable cost reductions in photovoltaic modules, solar energy holds increasing appeal for use in the mobility sector. Depending on the type of application, even diesel fuel for trucks can be replaced by photovoltaics to some extent. Fraunhofer ISE has carried out and evaluated yield analyses of PV power supply for commercial vehicles, such […]

Electrical-solar vehicle championship held

An Electrical Solar Vehicle Championship 2017 organised by Shri Vishnu College of Engineering for Women drew good response from students who came from different colleges to show their prowess at the event. The event was organised in association with Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers (ISIE). There were two rounds of ‘Auto Cross’ and ‘Hill Climbing’ […]

Global Light Electric Vehicle Sales Are Expected to Generate $9.3 Billion in Revenue in 2017

A combination of purchase incentives, regulation, and high population densities is driving LEV sales in Asia Pacific and Europe A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for light electric vehicles (LEVs), providing a detailed analysis of the market opportunities, applications, drivers and challenges, and associated technology trends. Increasing urbanization and a desire […]

London Taxi Company Inaugurates £300 Million New Vehicle Plant

The London Taxi Company (LTC) today announced the official opening of the UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles. This new, state-of-the-art, vehicle plant in Ansty, Coventry, is where the world’s first purpose-built, mass-market electric taxi will be built. LTC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Geely, has invested more than […]

First Priority GreenFleet Partners With Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District for the Largest Electric School Bus Deployment in the United States

First Priority GreenFleet, a national leader in clean transportation solutions, is partnering with the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) to deploy 29 electric school buses and charging infrastructure throughout Sacramento County, including Twin Rivers, Elk Grove and Sacramento City Unified School Districts. Funded in-part by a grant from the California Air Resources Board […]