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2014-07-28 08:21:39

Working together to tackle core technologies and key materials and jointly training postgraduates and doctors in the battery sector. DALIAN, China, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBAK), the world's leading lithium battery manufacturer and electric energy solution provider, announced today that it has reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of Chinese Academy of Sciences ("DICP"). Under the agreement, the two...

2014-07-23 16:23:48

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Air-Electrode Batteries: Materials, Technologies, and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070051/Air-Electrode-Batteries-Materials-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global metal air batteries market reached $453.1 million in 2013. This market is expected to grow to $1.7 billion in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.0%.This report...

2014-07-22 08:22:20

Company also releases one year data on its employee electric car incentive plan - 120,000 commuting miles on electric NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. The unique perk would foster greater adoption of electric cars, which would help to improve the state's air quality, help companies achieve sustainability targets, reduce costs for employees and...

2014-07-18 04:20:19

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Electrical, the Twickenham-based electrical contractors, has added the Mercedes Benz Smart ForTwo Electric Drive (Smart ED) to their fleet. The fittingly electric-powered , eco-friendly vehicle will transport electricians across London to carry out electrical inspections, repairs and installations as well as to zip to any electrical emergencies. Not only kind to the environment, the compact Smart ED comes packed with benefits from...

2014-07-11 00:20:18

GUANGZHOU, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "When I picked up my Tesla in Beijing, I realized that it's impossible to drive it back to Guangzhou as there are hardly any places to recharge the batteries," Andrew Zong, the CEO of PHNIX and also one of the first Chinese Tesla owners, said this to reporters. As a result, Andrew Zong got a crazy plan that by utilizing the power of the Internet and folk strength, he could make the first charging facility network in China to solve the...

2014-07-07 08:22:00

JACKSON, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors. For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property. "This project connects a lot of environmental dots," said Rich Castle, Consumers Energy's...

2014-07-01 12:21:42

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car makers and their suppliers are facing new passive-restraint safety requirements coupled with an ongoing need to reduce costs and improve the quality of component testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123661 In the U.S., 50 percent of all vehicles under a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds built after Sept. 14 will be required to meet new side-impact requirements (FMVSS 226); 75 percent by 2015, and 100 percent by 2016. Most...

Researchers Develop New, High-energy Rechargeable Batteries
2014-06-30 03:57:20

National Science Foundation While electric vehicles offer many advantages--including reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the country's dependence on imported petroleum--at least one barrier stands in the way of their large-scale adoption: "range anxiety." The current 2014 electric Nissan Leaf, for example, has a range of just 84 miles on a fully charged battery. With support from the National Science Foundation, researchers at George Washington University, led by Stuart Licht,...

2014-06-26 12:20:55

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Microcars Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_microcars_industry.html This report analyzes the Global market for Microcars in Units. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as Daimler AG,...

tesla goes open source
2014-06-14 04:17:13

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When founding a company intent on becoming a brand leader in electronic automobile production, it was no mistake that Elon Musk, the visionary behind the now-ubiquitous online payment clearinghouse PayPal and private space consortium SpaceX, named his company after Nikola Tesla, a man whom many regard as the father of electricity. In fact, presenting Tesla with an award, the Vice President of the Institute of Electrical Engineers...


Latest electric car Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Electric Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, electric trains, electric trolleys, electric boats, electric two-wheeled vehicles, and...

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps to determine a route to take. They also keep track of the position the vehicle is and can...

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