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2014-09-30 16:22:36

Technological Evaluation and Assessment of the Threat ALA Batteries Pose to Lithium Ion Batteries LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lead acid (LA) chemistry is one of the oldest, and commercially most well-established, battery technologies. In the past 15-20 years, LA batteries have faced increasing competition from "advanced" battery technologies, perhaps most importantly from lithium ion. In response, the LA battery industry has invested significant R&D resources to...

2014-09-30 16:21:28

ACT Expo to Elevate Awareness of Electric Drive Technologies SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gladstein Neandross & Associates (GNA) today announced a new strategic partnership between its annual Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America's largest clean fleet event, and the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the cross-industry trade association dedicated to advancing electric drive as a core technology on the road...

2014-09-30 12:23:33

Samsung SDI and Green Charge Networks Partner to Provide Intelligent Energy Storage Worldwide SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean tech market leaders Green Charge Networks and Samsung SDI today announced the signing of a strategic supply agreement to deliver as much as 25 megawatt-hours (MWh) of lithium-ion batteries over the next two years. The agreement guarantees Green Charge has adequate supply of batteries as it seeks to expand its leading position in the...

2014-09-30 12:22:00

DALLAS, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Energy Recovery Systems Market by Regenerative Braking [by Region (Asia-Oceania; North America; Europe; and ROW) & by Passenger Car Type (Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Vehicles, and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles)], by Waste Heat Recovery Systems (by EGR and by Turbochargers), by KERS [by Region (Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and ROW)] - Global Trends and forecast to 2019", published by...

2014-09-26 08:20:48

WAUKEGAN, Ill., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) installed six L1 PowerPost(TM) Level 1 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations from Telefonix® Inc., a leading developer of cord reel technology and manufacturer of the PowerPost® commercial electric vehicle charging station product line. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140925/148519 The PowerPost EV charging line features beneficial advantages to airports...

2014-09-26 08:20:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - or drones - become more commercially available and the list of industries utilizing the technology expands, companies should be aware of the stringent transportation regulations applicable to the lithium ion batteries that power virtually every UAV. These transportation regulations address the packaging, testing and size limitations (in Watt-hours and kilograms) of lithium ion batteries and UAVs...

2014-09-25 16:21:07

"Experience Electric" at Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival, Sunday, Sept. 28 OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Experience Electric - The Better Ride" campaign will offer free test drives of some of the newest electric cars on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sonoma's Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival at Sonoma Plaza. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756 The electric vehicle (EV) ride-and-drive event will feature the BMW i3s, Chevy...

2014-09-25 12:22:54

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlyShares, the online platform for private investing, today announced the launch of a $3 million convertible debt investment offering for Brammo, an electric vehicle technology company seeking to scale the business and execute on international expansion plans. More information about the investment opportunity is available by clicking here. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148418 "We decided to host our capital raise on the...

2014-09-24 23:06:03

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) markets. Global market for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) is projected to reach US$34.3 billion by 2020, driven by increasing automobile sales and production in developing regions such as Asia-Pacific. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Lead acid battery represents the most prominent battery technology for automobiles, including passenger cars, commercial...

2014-09-24 20:20:55

LONDON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMS is a key component of electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. To ensure safe and reliable operation of batteries, BMS needs to have various functions such as battery status monitoring and assessment, charging and discharging control, balancing and so forth.The fire accidents of electric vehicles (particularly pure electric vehicles) since 2013 result in consumers' concerns about the safety of electric vehicles. Compared with HEV, PHEV...


Latest Electric vehicle Reference Libraries

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...

ZENN Motor Company
2014-01-06 10:48:03

The ZENN or "Zero Emissions No Noise" Motor Company is a Canadian company that initially produced small lead-acid electric vehicles. It is currently focused on gaining the rights to electric storage capacitor technology. Ian Clifford, Marek Warunkiewicz and Probyn Gayle are the co-founders of Feel Good Cars, later renamed ZENN Motor Company. The first prototype the company produced was a Dauphine Electric vehicle based on the Renault Dauphine. The all-electric prototype went on display at...

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