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2014-03-20 12:21:18

Project to focus on next-generation cooling systems for Lithium-ion battery packs that will help save consumers money at the pump OBERHAUSEN, Germany, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls and Fraunhofer Gesellschaft have signed a collaboration agreement to develop the next generation of more energy efficient, cost effective cooling systems for vehicle batteries. The collaboration pairs the world's leading automotive battery supplier with Europe's largest organization for...

2014-03-20 08:20:16

New study conducted by the AAA Automotive Research Center shows electric vehicle driving range can be nearly 60 percent lower in extreme cold and 33 percent lower in extreme heat. ORLANDO, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicles (EVs) are energy efficient and environmentally-friendly with the added benefit of reducing fuel costs for motorists. But, just as motorists need to know how far the gas in their tank will take them, EV drivers need to be aware of how...

2014-03-19 23:22:22

The vast extent of batteries’ applications and stronger demand from downstream industries will support industry growth over the five years to 2019; moreover, though the price volatility of key inputs, such as zinc and lead, will keep battery makers on edge, the growing popularity of hybrid and electric vehicles will give them new avenues for growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Battery Manufacturing industry in its growing industry...

2014-03-19 08:24:00

HUZHOU, China, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianneng Group chairman Zhang Tianren, one of the leading players in the new energy field, continues to make waves across the industry, this time focusing on the recycling of used lead acid batteries. He recently put forth a proposal to strengthen the regulations surrounding the proper handling of disposed lead acid batteries at the National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Congress....

2014-03-18 20:20:10

Alaska Airlines Leads the Project with More than 200 New Electric Vehicles SEATTLE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airplanes get most of the attention at an airport, but a new project to convert the rest of the vehicles on the airfield from fossil fuels to electric power is about to save millions of dollars and tons of greenhouse gases at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/SF85970 The Port of Seattle, along with Alaska Airlines, Western...

2014-03-18 12:22:32

DUBLIN, Mar.18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ktmnx4/india_liion ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Indian Li-ion Batteries Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Li-ion batteries are more environmentally friendly in comparison to traditional lead-acid, nickel-cadmium and nickel metal hydride batteries, due to their low...

2014-03-18 12:20:34

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kk5hdg/india_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Indian Automotive Battery Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Indian automotive market witnessed tremendous growth during 2009-12 due to various government initiatives and growing easy loan facilities in the country. The major...

2014-03-18 08:40:40

Comedian test drives a demonstrator vehicle that showcases a combination of low cost technologies to deliver improved performance and fuel economy VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ricardo led HyBoost demonstrator vehicle is featured in a web video posted on "Jay Leno's Garage." During the segment, the comedian takes a test drive of the HyBoost, and is able to see and feel the effects of the engineered changes by turning the system on and off, comparing the...

2014-03-17 08:21:15

AMSTERDAM, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - To achieve a minimum EUR4.3 billion annual synergy goal, the Alliance is implementing convergence plans in four key areas: Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, and Human Resources. - Converged business functions become official 1 April and are expected to have an immediate positive effect on operational performance. - Newly appointed Alliance...

2014-03-16 12:20:05

DALLAS, March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "Global and China Automotive Wiring Harness Industry Report, 2013" to its store that says the global automotive wiring harness market value climb 2.3 percent to USD40.3 billion in 2013, and is expected to reach USD41 billion in 2014, up 1.6% over 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140316/MN82697) Synopsis Global and China Automotive Wiring Harness Industry Report 2013 includes the...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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