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2014-03-27 08:24:35

Automotive supplier also recognized for its launch performance PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has been awarded top honors in multiple categories by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA). Johnson Controls Automotive Seating, Automotive Electronics & Interiors and Power Solutions units...

2014-03-26 12:31:47

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The lithium-ion [http://www.electricvehiclesresearch.com/articles/bosch-gs-yuasa-and-mitsubishi-corp-to-double-capacity-of-ev-battery-00006262.asp ] battery business is growing rapidly to many tens of billions of dollars yearly, thanks to billions of dollars continuing to be invested in the industry. Their use is widening well beyond e-readers, tablets, laptops and mobile phones with vehicles being particularly important for...

2014-03-25 12:21:38

VANCOUVER, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Planning for the 2014 AJAC EcoRun is shifting into high gear. The official announcement of the third edition of this event was made by 2014 AJAC EcoRun chairman Clare Dear at a breakfast news conference Tuesday marking the opening of the media preview of the Vancouver International Auto Show. After touring Southwestern Ontario during the initial EcoRun two years ago and staging last year's drive in the Montreal area, this year AJAC is taking the...

2014-03-25 08:20:13

- Super-efficient "living laboratory" seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes DAVIS, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda today marked the opening of Honda Smart Home US, showcasing technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. The home, located on the West Village campus of the University of California, Davis, is capable of producing more energy on-site from renewable sources than it consumes annually, including...

2014-03-24 08:23:15

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViriCitiwill present at CleanEquity Monaco 2014 on March 27(th) & 28(th) at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130923/CL84373LOGO CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank. Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, Covington & Burling, Qualcomm, Renault-Nissan Allliance,...

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...


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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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