Helping accelerate the development of electric drive vehicles.

‘Soft’ Approach Leads to Revolutionary Energy Storage

Monash University researchers have brought next generation energy storage closer with an engineering first – a graphene-based device that is compact, yet lasts as long as a conventional battery. Published in Science, a research team led by Professor Dan Li of the Department of M
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McLaren P1™ Plug-In Hybrid: 0 to 300 km/h in less than 17 Seconds

The McLaren P1™ needed a powerful yet highly fuel-efficient powertrain that offered superb throttle response. “These were essential qualities for the world’s best driver’s car,” says Dan Parry-Williams. High levels of power were crucial for the car to deliver the performan
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Bosch Encourages Standards in Connectivity

STUTTGART, GERMANY – Bosch is betting on the future of the electric drive. “Electromobility is currently still a niche business, but after 2020 it could very well become a mass market,” said Dr. Volkmar Denner, the chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH,
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USABC Awards Leyden $2.28 Million Contract for Lithium-Ion Stop-Start Battery System

SOUTHFIELD, MI — The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), an organization whose members are Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.28 million stop-start battery system development contract to Leyden Energy Inc. of
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Battery-Electric Bus Uses Overhead Fast Charging Station

STOCKTON, CA — On May 20th, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) celebrated the first deployment of commercial production, fast-charge zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) buses into revenue service in northern California. At the launch event in downtown Stockton, RTD unveiled its two d
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