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Electric Rallycross, The Future of Motor Racing?

Electric Rallycross, The Future of Motor Racing?

The Nitro Rallycross global series kicks off in the UK next weekend. The series features the revolutionary FC1-X, a groundbreaking electric vehicle which can produce the equivalent of 1,070 horsepower and accelerate 0-60 mph in just 1.4 seconds - faster than an F1 car.
Electric Motors Research
Jun 10, 2022
World's First Production Ready Solar Car

World's First Production Ready Solar Car

Lightyear 0 was unveiled in an online global premiere. The optimised solar roof and holistic design mean that the car can drive for weeks, even months, without charging.
External Company Press Release
CO2 Emission Reductions in Maritime Sector with Ceres Fuel Cell Tech

CO2 Emission Reductions in Maritime Sector with Ceres Fuel Cell Tech

A consortium involving GE Power Conversion, MSC Cruise Management UK and Lloyd's Register has confirmed the feasibility of using a 10MW fuel cell power installation on a large vessel to replace diesel-fuelled generators. Run on natural gas, it is predicted to deliver a ~47% reduction in CO2 emissions and eliminate
Electric Motors Research
May 24, 2022
Lancia to go 100% Electric From 2026

Lancia to go 100% Electric From 2026

A ten-year plan with a clear electrification strategy, from 2026 the brand will only launch 100% electric models and from 2028 will solely sell 100% electric models. In addition, a wide use of innovative materials will make Lancia the Stellantis brand with the highest percentage of recycled material, with 50% of touchable surfaces made from eco-sustainable materials in order to contribute to building a better world for future generations.
External Company Press Release
Squad, World's first Solar City Car

Squad, World's first Solar City Car

The SQUAD Solar City Car: a two-seater compact city car that charges itself on solar energy. The SQUAD will be available in 2023 from € 6250 (ex VAT) and can be pre-ordered now. SQUAD is a Dutch innovation, designed to make solar-powered mobility accessible for everyone.
External Company Press Release
Henkel Partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championhip

Henkel Partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championhip

Henkel through its well-known LOCTITE brand is partnering with Porsche in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the only all-electric and most sustainable motorsport series.
Electric Motors Research
May 16, 2022
Join the Upcoming Webinar on Electric Vehicle Markets Land, Sea, Air

Join the Upcoming Webinar on Electric Vehicle Markets Land, Sea, Air

Thursday 19 May 2022 - The Targets, the Sales and the Shortages. This webinar will provide a snapshot of electric car, electric two-wheeler, electric bus, electric truck, electric boat and electric air taxi (aka eVTOL) markets in 2021, with discussion around short-term outlooks.
Electric Motors Research
May 13, 2022
Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount

Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount

Elon Musk once made a prediction that every form of transport, with the exception of space-faring rockets, will become electric. This prediction is starting to materialize as markets for electric cars, trucks, buses, boats, two-wheelers and air taxis reached new heights in 2021.
Electric Motors Research
May 13, 2022
Electric Flying Boat Might Transform Travelling

Electric Flying Boat Might Transform Travelling

A Norwegian company is now developing a small electric seaplane that can transform local passenger traffic on a large scale. The design of the hull is currently being tested in SINTEF's towing tank in Trondheim. The Research Council of Norway is providing NOK 16 million in funding for the seaplane project. The money will be used to get a full-scale prototype in the air within three years.
Electric Motors Research
May 10, 2022
Vale Confirms Supply Deal with Tesla for Low-Carbon Nickel

Vale Confirms Supply Deal with Tesla for Low-Carbon Nickel

Vale has signed a long-term contract with Tesla Inc to supply Class 1 nickel in the United States from its operations in Canada. This agreement is in line with Vale's strategy to increase exposure to the electric vehicle industry.
Electric Motors Research
May 6, 2022
Volkswagen and SEAT Mobilise 10 Billion Euros to Electrify Spain

Volkswagen and SEAT Mobilise 10 Billion Euros to Electrify Spain

The Volkswagen Group and SEAT SA will mobilise 10 billion euros, together with their partners in the Future: Fast Forward project, in the event of a positive resolution of the PERTE VEC. The Gigafactory will have an annual production capacity of 40 GWh, supplying the total volume of cells to Martorell and Pamplona. It will employ more than 3,000 people by 2030 and occupy an area of 200 hectares. Construction of the Gigafactory will begin in the first quarter of 2023, and production will start in 2026.
Electric Motors Research
May 5, 2022
Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Clean trucks will be used to clean more cities around Europe, as Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe.
Electric Motors Research
May 4, 2022
Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland harbour ferries are set to get quieter, cleaner and greener, thanks to two new fully-electric ferries for commuters and sightseers to travel on. Auckland Transport will operate the two electric fast ferries across all major inner and mid-harbour services, and the new ferries will provide a pathway for further ferry electrification in the future.
External Company Press Release
LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announces another significant milestone with 5,000 TX taxis sold in London. As the world's most advanced electric taxi, the TX delivers the best possible experience for drivers and passengers, substantial savings for operators and reduced urban emissions for the capital.
External Company Press Release
Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqeedo today announced a collaboration with Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH to integrate hydrogen fuel cell charging into Torqeedo's industry-leading propulsion systems for electric boats. The two companies will work together on an innovative marine hydrogen hybrid building kit integrating Torqeedo's existing Deep Blue battery-electric drive systems and Proton Motor's advanced fuel cell technology.
External Company Press Release
Quantron Presents the QUANTRON QARGO 4 EV Light Truck

Quantron Presents the QUANTRON QARGO 4 EV Light Truck

The light transporter from Quantron offers a battery-electric cargo solution, ideal for sustainable deliveries over the last mile, in plant traffic and for municipalities.
Electric Motors Research
Apr 26, 2022
UK's First Full-Size Autonomous Passenger Bus Takes to the Road

UK's First Full-Size Autonomous Passenger Bus Takes to the Road

The UK's first full-sized autonomous bus will take to the roads of Scotland for the first time this week as live testing begins for project CAVForth. Stagecoach, in partnership with Fusion Processing, Alexander Dennis and Transport Scotland, will be carrying out on-road testing of the autonomous bus over the next two weeks in preparation for the launch of the CAVForth pilot service in late summer.
Electric Motors Research
Apr 21, 2022
Toyota Invests $383 Million in US Production

Toyota Invests $383 Million in US Production

Advancing the company's commitment to vehicle electrification, Toyota will invest $383 million in four of its U.S. manufacturing plants that build the heart of new Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The new investment supports the production of four-cylinder engines, including options for hybrid electric vehicles, at its Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee plants.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
ChargedEVs: Battery Pack and Motor Materials

ChargedEVs: Battery Pack and Motor Materials

This premium article explores ChargedEVs, an online series of presentations relating to the electric vehicle market. This article will cover presentations relating to materials and components for the EV battery pack and electric motors, with a focus on thermal management and system protection.
Electric Motors Research
Apr 19, 2022
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Covers Over 1000 km on One Battery Charge

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Covers Over 1000 km on One Battery Charge

The VISION EQXX from Mercedes-Benz has now taken to the roads of Europe and has demonstrated its range and efficiency. Travelling from Sindelfingen across the Swiss Alps and Northern Italy, to its destination of Cassis on the Côte d'Azur, it covered more than 1,000 km in everyday traffic, on a single battery charge.
External Company Press Release
Electric Rallycross, The Future of Motor Racing?

Electric Rallycross, The Future of Motor Racing?

The Nitro Rallycross global series kicks off in the UK next weekend. The series features the revolutionary FC1-X, a groundbreaking electric vehicle which can produce the equivalent of 1,070 horsepower and accelerate 0-60 mph in just 1.4 seconds - faster than an F1 car.
External Company Press Release
CO2 Emission Reductions in Maritime Sector with Ceres Fuel Cell Tech

CO2 Emission Reductions in Maritime Sector with Ceres Fuel Cell Tech

A consortium involving GE Power Conversion, MSC Cruise Management UK and Lloyd's Register has confirmed the feasibility of using a 10MW fuel cell power installation on a large vessel to replace diesel-fuelled generators. Run on natural gas, it is predicted to deliver a ~47% reduction in CO2 emissions and eliminate
External Company Press Release
Squad, World's first Solar City Car

Squad, World's first Solar City Car

The SQUAD Solar City Car: a two-seater compact city car that charges itself on solar energy. The SQUAD will be available in 2023 from € 6250 (ex VAT) and can be pre-ordered now. SQUAD is a Dutch innovation, designed to make solar-powered mobility accessible for everyone.
Electric Motors Research
May 16, 2022
Join the Upcoming Webinar on Electric Vehicle Markets Land, Sea, Air

Join the Upcoming Webinar on Electric Vehicle Markets Land, Sea, Air

Thursday 19 May 2022 - The Targets, the Sales and the Shortages. This webinar will provide a snapshot of electric car, electric two-wheeler, electric bus, electric truck, electric boat and electric air taxi (aka eVTOL) markets in 2021, with discussion around short-term outlooks.
Electric Motors Research
May 13, 2022
Electric Flying Boat Might Transform Travelling

Electric Flying Boat Might Transform Travelling

A Norwegian company is now developing a small electric seaplane that can transform local passenger traffic on a large scale. The design of the hull is currently being tested in SINTEF's towing tank in Trondheim. The Research Council of Norway is providing NOK 16 million in funding for the seaplane project. The money will be used to get a full-scale prototype in the air within three years.
Electric Motors Research
May 6, 2022
Volkswagen and SEAT Mobilise 10 Billion Euros to Electrify Spain

Volkswagen and SEAT Mobilise 10 Billion Euros to Electrify Spain

The Volkswagen Group and SEAT SA will mobilise 10 billion euros, together with their partners in the Future: Fast Forward project, in the event of a positive resolution of the PERTE VEC. The Gigafactory will have an annual production capacity of 40 GWh, supplying the total volume of cells to Martorell and Pamplona. It will employ more than 3,000 people by 2030 and occupy an area of 200 hectares. Construction of the Gigafactory will begin in the first quarter of 2023, and production will start in 2026.
Electric Motors Research
May 4, 2022
Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland harbour ferries are set to get quieter, cleaner and greener, thanks to two new fully-electric ferries for commuters and sightseers to travel on. Auckland Transport will operate the two electric fast ferries across all major inner and mid-harbour services, and the new ferries will provide a pathway for further ferry electrification in the future.
External Company Press Release
Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqeedo today announced a collaboration with Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH to integrate hydrogen fuel cell charging into Torqeedo's industry-leading propulsion systems for electric boats. The two companies will work together on an innovative marine hydrogen hybrid building kit integrating Torqeedo's existing Deep Blue battery-electric drive systems and Proton Motor's advanced fuel cell technology.
Electric Motors Research
Apr 26, 2022
UK's First Full-Size Autonomous Passenger Bus Takes to the Road

UK's First Full-Size Autonomous Passenger Bus Takes to the Road

The UK's first full-sized autonomous bus will take to the roads of Scotland for the first time this week as live testing begins for project CAVForth. Stagecoach, in partnership with Fusion Processing, Alexander Dennis and Transport Scotland, will be carrying out on-road testing of the autonomous bus over the next two weeks in preparation for the launch of the CAVForth pilot service in late summer.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
ChargedEVs: Battery Pack and Motor Materials

ChargedEVs: Battery Pack and Motor Materials

This premium article explores ChargedEVs, an online series of presentations relating to the electric vehicle market. This article will cover presentations relating to materials and components for the EV battery pack and electric motors, with a focus on thermal management and system protection.
Electric Motors Research
Jun 10, 2022
World's First Production Ready Solar Car

World's First Production Ready Solar Car

Lightyear 0 was unveiled in an online global premiere. The optimised solar roof and holistic design mean that the car can drive for weeks, even months, without charging.
Electric Motors Research
May 24, 2022
Lancia to go 100% Electric From 2026

Lancia to go 100% Electric From 2026

A ten-year plan with a clear electrification strategy, from 2026 the brand will only launch 100% electric models and from 2028 will solely sell 100% electric models. In addition, a wide use of innovative materials will make Lancia the Stellantis brand with the highest percentage of recycled material, with 50% of touchable surfaces made from eco-sustainable materials in order to contribute to building a better world for future generations.
External Company Press Release
Henkel Partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championhip

Henkel Partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championhip

Henkel through its well-known LOCTITE brand is partnering with Porsche in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the only all-electric and most sustainable motorsport series.
Electric Motors Research
May 13, 2022
Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount

Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount

Elon Musk once made a prediction that every form of transport, with the exception of space-faring rockets, will become electric. This prediction is starting to materialize as markets for electric cars, trucks, buses, boats, two-wheelers and air taxis reached new heights in 2021.
Electric Motors Research
May 10, 2022
Vale Confirms Supply Deal with Tesla for Low-Carbon Nickel

Vale Confirms Supply Deal with Tesla for Low-Carbon Nickel

Vale has signed a long-term contract with Tesla Inc to supply Class 1 nickel in the United States from its operations in Canada. This agreement is in line with Vale's strategy to increase exposure to the electric vehicle industry.
Electric Motors Research
May 5, 2022
Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Clean trucks will be used to clean more cities around Europe, as Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe.
External Company Press Release
LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announces another significant milestone with 5,000 TX taxis sold in London. As the world's most advanced electric taxi, the TX delivers the best possible experience for drivers and passengers, substantial savings for operators and reduced urban emissions for the capital.
External Company Press Release
Quantron Presents the QUANTRON QARGO 4 EV Light Truck

Quantron Presents the QUANTRON QARGO 4 EV Light Truck

The light transporter from Quantron offers a battery-electric cargo solution, ideal for sustainable deliveries over the last mile, in plant traffic and for municipalities.
Electric Motors Research
Apr 21, 2022
Toyota Invests $383 Million in US Production

Toyota Invests $383 Million in US Production

Advancing the company's commitment to vehicle electrification, Toyota will invest $383 million in four of its U.S. manufacturing plants that build the heart of new Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The new investment supports the production of four-cylinder engines, including options for hybrid electric vehicles, at its Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee plants.
Electric Motors Research
Apr 19, 2022
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Covers Over 1000 km on One Battery Charge

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Covers Over 1000 km on One Battery Charge

The VISION EQXX from Mercedes-Benz has now taken to the roads of Europe and has demonstrated its range and efficiency. Travelling from Sindelfingen across the Swiss Alps and Northern Italy, to its destination of Cassis on the Côte d'Azur, it covered more than 1,000 km in everyday traffic, on a single battery charge.
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