12 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has awarded a contract to London-based CGL to procure 107 e-buses on a wet lease for a period of 12 years...
CGL "will provide 9-meter fully electric air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses with drivers and allied electrical and civil infrastructure and maintenance on a per/km basis...the operators benefit from favorable power tariffs during night-time charging, giving [system] advantage."
12 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"Because of the changes in the industry: electrification, connectivity, and all the software driven innovations. . . we have to shift our focus to how customers are interacting with our vehicles...
"Electric cars last longer than gas ones, he points out, and thanks to fewer moving parts, people expect electric cars to reach 200,000 miles regularly...electric platforms will likely support [passive car] trends..."
12 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"Experimental technology used to cool equipment in space might soon be able to cut the charging times...to five minutes or less...
"Using a technique known as "subcooled flow boiling," the tech could boost the amount of electrical current EV chargers by roughly 1,400 amps, nearly five times the rate...currently supplied to EVs today..
"Standard EV chargers that consumers can buy tend to provide less than 150 amps"
12 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"New technology and software solutions are unlocking the potential behind these zero-emission heavy-duty EVs.
"California Energy Commission [project] is designed to show the value of bidirectional charging and V2B capabilities in electric buses...
"Each battery electric bus will generate six hours of backup energy for the library, reducing emissions that would otherwise be released with diesel generators."
11 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"GM Energy...will provide energy storage and management products and services, including stationary batteries for home and business, solar and vehicle-to-home and vehicle-to-grid technology...GM Energy will divide its products into Ultium Home and Ultium Commercial offerings, to provide solutions for backup power, renewable energy and even grid stabilization."
11 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"...US space agency made the breakthrough following investigations into solid-state batteries, which hold more energy and are lighter than industry-standard lithium-ion batteries..
"A novel vertical-stack design also allowed SABERS researchers to create a solid-state battery capable of powering objects at a capacity of 500 watt-hours per kilogram – roughly double that of an electric car."
11 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"The [Foxtron] Model B is a compact hatchback designed by famed Italian design house Pininfarina that will be produced under the Foxtron brand name at the Lordstown, Ohio...Foxtron is a collaboration between Foxcon and Yulon Motor company that will first launch a Chinese-made version of the vehicle...the car is expected to compete in the sub-$30,000 range, although U.S. sales have not yet been confirmed."
11 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"For the first time in the history of the Greek electricity system, the demand was covered 100% from renewable energy sources.
"...for a period of around five hours, the country was running off entirely renewable power...
"Renewables made up 46% of Greece's power mix in the eight months to August this year.
"The country is targeting 25GW of installed renewables capacity by 2030, up from 10GW today."
11 Oct 2022 | SynopsisGeely announced that they have 600 kW charging technology that will be hitting the road next year. This will allow their cars to obtain a whopping 186.41 miles of charge in only five minutes!
"...affiliate company called VREMT...not only been able to build a 600 kW charger but are ready to manufacture it at scale."
"Prismatic means the battery...can easily stuff enough capacity into an EV to give it 600+ miles of range on single charge."
10 Oct 2022 | SynopsisBristol-led team uses nanomaterials made from seaweed to create a strong battery separator...in collaboration with Imperial College and University College London...succeeded in making a separator from cellulose nanomaterials derived from brown seaweed...these nanomaterials are able to strengthen the separator materials and enhance our capability to move towards sodium-based batteries"
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