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2014-02-25 08:21:39

Benefits Include Reduced Energy Consumption and Network Voltage Stabilization SEOUL, Korea, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woojin Industrial Systems, a leading manufacturer of electric rail vehicles and rail system equipment, has completed installation of its energy storage system (ESS) ultracapacitor-based braking energy recuperation systems in seven Metro stations in Seoul, Daejon, Incheon and the Korea Train eXpress (KTX) high-speed rail depot in Seoul....

2013-04-23 08:24:09

American Maglev Wins Contract to Retrofit 27 Vehicles with Energy-Saving System SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that it is supplying ultracapacitors for an energy-saving braking energy recuperation system that American Maglev Technology (AMT), is installing on light rail vehicles operated by the Portland, Oregon area's Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District (TriMet). Logo:...

2013-03-15 08:20:39

Lane Motor Museum and Thrustcycle to Restore 1967 Science and Mechanics Vehicle with KERS HONOLULU, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC and the Lane Motor Museum are working to fulfill the promise of a vehicle built in 1967 called the Gyro-X, which featured a working hydraulic flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) forty years before the introduction of KERS to Formula One. Designed and engineered by famed automotive designer Alex Tremulis and...

2013-03-05 08:20:19

An iconic name for a car that encompasses the very best of Prancing Horse passion, technology and exclusivity MARANELLO, Italy, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The wraps are finally off the LaFerrari. The Prancing Horse's eagerly-anticipated limited-series special, of which just 499 will be built, made its world debut today at the Geneva International Motor Show. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/NY70856-a )(Photo:...

2012-05-09 02:20:50

ASHLAND, Ore., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo, Inc., the designer and manufacturer of world leading electric motorcycles, revealed pricing and production plans for the Empulse and Empulse R while giving motorcycle enthusiasts in Los Angeles a first look at the stunning new design. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120509/SF03750) At this unique electric vehicle industry event, Brammo has demonstrated to consumers and motorcycle insiders alike the advancements in electric...

2012-02-28 13:30:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Protean Electric, the global leader in advanced in-wheel motors for the automotive industry, has been awarded 17 patents for the unique technology and design of its Protean Drive(TM) system. More than 60 additional patent applications have been filed internationally and with specific countries in North America, Europe and Asia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110901/DE61048LOGO) Unlike conventional electric motors or combustion...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

HONOLULU, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC introduces a prototype cycle with a flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) that uses gyroscopic forces to keep it upright, as can be seen on: http://thrustcycle.com/. The flywheel/gyroscope simultaneously functions as stabilizer and mechanical battery, thus enhancing safety and improving performance and efficiency. As stabilizer, their system will maintain a fixed plane in space unlike anything available today. As...

2011-09-13 04:00:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hall 8, Stand F20 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in automotive safety systems, is developing its next generation of advanced, modular brake systems - the technology is vacuum independent and can simplify the brake system while enhancing functionality. The systems can allow for full brake blending for all regenerative braking system architectures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/DE66222...

2011-08-01 12:10:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest application of Protean Electric's revolutionary fuel-saving in-wheel electric motor technology will make its U.S. premier at the Management Briefing Seminar Aug. 1-4 in Traverse City, Mich. Protean will offer demonstrations of its Protean Drive(TM) wheel motors coupled to a front-wheel-drive Vauxhall Vivaro, creating a hybrid, diesel-powered light-commercial van that to date has only been shown in Europe. The most advanced...

2011-08-01 11:44:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A European-based Vauxhall Vivaro equipped with Protean Electric's fuel-saving electric wheel motors showed a 300 percent fuel economy improvement in hybrid mode on a European drive cycle fuel test. Protean Electric, a leading global supplier of in-wheel electric motors, and Millbrook Proving Ground, one of Europe's leading vehicle test and demonstration centers, partnered to produce the Vivaro diesel hybrid. The vehicle is being shown for...