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Webasto Announces Modular Battery System, Thermal Management and Charging Solutions

Webasto, one of the top 100 global automotive suppliers, continues to stake a claim in the rapidly expanding e-mobility segment of the commercial vehicle and automotive marketplace. The company exhibited elements of a new modular battery system, thermal management and charging solutions in Ford Motor Company’s booth recently at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las…
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26th November 2019 0

BMW orders more than 10 billion euros’ worth of battery cells

BERLIN (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) on Thursday said it had ordered more than 10 billion euros’ ($11.07 billion) worth of battery cells from Chinese battery cell maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co (CATL) (300750.SZ) and Samsung SDI (006400.KS). BMW said it had boosted its order with CATL to 7.3 billion euros from an original…
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22nd November 2019 0

Second-life EV batteries

To promote the development of a more sustainable society, the European Union and other government agencies have set targets to drastically decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. With the rapid growth of the automobile industry and the continuous improvement of people’s living standards, car ownership and sales continue to rise, which brings a series of…
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14th November 2019 0

900 HP Ford Mustang Lithium electric muscle car lights-up SEMA

Ford and Webasto revealed Mustang Lithium, an ultra-high-performance battery-electric Mustang fastback prototype. With more than 1,000 ft.-lbs. of torque and more than 900 horsepower instantaneously available, this Mustang amps muscle car performance to a new level and helps gauge the level of interest the next wave of performance customers have in a lightning-quick performance that…
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7th November 2019 0

New battery design could charge an electric car in just 10 minutes

Scientists in the U.S. have claimed a technological breakthrough that could resolve one of the key concerns surrounding all-electric vehicles, saying just 10 minutes of charging time could add 200 miles (320 km) of driving range. Writing in the journal Joule on Wednesday, researchers at Pennsylvania State University said that such a speedy charge rate…
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31st October 2019 0

Wheels of fortune? A new age for electric motors

When it comes to making electric cars better, it’s the batteries that you’ll hear about the most. But what about the motor that actually drives the car? Car enthusiasts have long-obsessed about what is under the bonnet of a traditional car, but in the electric world, the motor gets little attention. That might be about…
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28th October 2019 0

Morrisons unveils ‘charge whilst you shop’ rapid EV chargers

Supermarket chain Morrisons is rolling out 100 rapid electric charging points for electric vehicles (EVs), allowing shoppers to charge from flat to full battery in under 45 minutes. This week the company has unveiled its first 50 GeniePoint rapid charging points at its stores nationwide, with a further 50 planned next year. The rapid chargers…
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25th October 2019 0

Toyota to reveal solid state battery-powered car next year

The concept of using innovative technology will be shown at the Olympics; mass production won’t be until the mid-2020s, however. Toyota will unveil a vehicle powered by solid-state batteries at the 2020 Olympics as a means of showcasing its battery capability, the firm’s chief technology officer Shigeki Terashi has revealed ahead of the Tokyo motor show. However,…
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23rd October 2019 0

The Worldwide King Of Battery Capacity Is Tesla

Tesla dominates the world’s electric vehicle market by any measure. The company’s Model 3 is currently the best-selling vehicle of any kind in Norway and the Netherlands, and it’s by far the best-selling electric vehicle just about everywhere in North America and Europe. It remains to be seen if this year’s spectacular initial sales figures…
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21st October 2019 0

Swedish car company is using British engineering for its electric dream

A Swedish electric car company has utilised British engineering expertise in Norfolk to develop and manufacture its debut vehicle. With headquarters in Lund, Sweden, Uniti was established in 2015 as an open innovation research project at Lund University. The project expanded and it now plans to build safe and affordable electric vehicles using premium technology…
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18th October 2019 0