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  • Nissan first to recycle electric car batteries

    Will a new effort to recycle electric car batteries give Nissan an edge in the electric car market? If the joint venture with Sumitomo Corp. makes Nissan"s electric vehicles more affordable, it will, according to the Hybrid Owners of America. “The company says the recycling project will allow them to lower the prices of their electric vehicles because they will take into account the resale ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Proven Vibration Testing of Hybrid- Vehicle Batteries

    Hybrid power technology development is ramping up globally. In today‘s ultra-competitive automotive industry, these technologies of the future demand vibration test solutions that can efficiently perform highly accelerated lifetime testing (HALT), even on large and fully operational assemblies. The LDS Vibration Test System delivered to an Automotive OEM is an excellent example of a ...

  • NREL Seeks design tools for better car batteries

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking proposals to create computer models to help build and improve electric drive vehicle (EDV) batteries. The goals for the design tools are: Shorten the prototyping and manufacturing process Improve overall performance, safety, and battery life Lower costs. The ...

  • New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices

    For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively charged ends of a lithium-ion battery. The new virus-produced batteries have the same energy capacity and power performance as state-of-the-art rechargeable batteries being considered to power plug-in hybrid cars, and they could also be used to power a range of personal ...

  • NREL supports industry to develop computer-aided engineering tools for car batteries

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently awarded three industry teams, after a competitive procurement process, a total of $7 million for the development of computer-aided software design tools to help produce the next generation of electric drive vehicle (EDV) batteries. These projects support DOE’s Computer-Aided Engineering for ...

  • From China with hybrids

    According to a new study by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography - Climate Change in the Spanish Mediterranean - the Mediterranean Sea could be on course to rise half a meter (20 inches) in the next 50 years. Sea levels have been rising since the 1970s with the rate of increase growing in recent years - between 2.5mm and 10mm (0.1 and 0.4in) per year since the 1990s. Global warming is to blame, ...

  • Will 2012 be the Year of the Electric Car?

    The Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association has declared 2012 the "Year of the Electric Car" for British Columbians. It's been five years since commercial automakers announced their plans for mass production of all-electric vehicles; essential charging infrastructure and first commercial deliveries have now followed. "Leading automakers now have exceptional quality electric vehicles in BC ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Electric car prices could be slashed

    Reaching a compromise on car batteries would signify a 'huge win' for the electric car industry, according to car giant Ford. Michael Tinskey, Ford's manager of vehicle electrification, said the battery migration would accelerate the achievement of the higher production volumes needed in order to slash prices of electric vehicles. Speaking at the Plug-in 2009 conference in Long Beach last week, ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • Just what is a hybrid electric vehicle?

    Basically, a hybrid electric vehicle combines an internal combustion engine and an electric motor powered by batteries, merging the best features of today"s combustion engine cars and electric vehicles. The combination allows the electric motor and batteries to help the conventional engine operate more efficiently, cutting down on fuel use. Meanwhile, the gasoline-fueled combustion engine ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Low (Zero) Emission Vehicle Market (2012 - 2017) - By Degree of Hybridization & Type of Traction Battery Used - Global Forecast, Trends & Analysis

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Low (Zero) Emission ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092504/Global-Rechargeable-Batteries-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Battery This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Ontario to promote clean car development

    The Ontario government is helping Magna International and Magna E-Car develop the next generation of clean vehicle technologies. The move is expected to create 728 jobs and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UPS purchases 130 hybrid electric vehicles

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet. The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York and New Jersey and 100 to California. UPS estimates these vehicles will save 66,085 gallons of fuel and 671 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 35 percent ...

  • California approves advanced clean car rules

    As it has done so often, California is leading the way with respect to clean cars. The California Air Resources Board has approved a package of new emissions rules for cars and light trucks through to 2025. These rules represent some of the world's most ambitious green car standards. The wide-ranging package of regulations are expected to halve greenhouse gas emissions and deliver 1.4 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Recupyl and Batteriretur: signature of battery recycling contract

    Recupyl, an international company that develops and operates processes to recover strategic metals from waste (the new "urban mine") - with a primary focus on electric batteries - announced today the signing of a contract for mixed batteries recycling with Batteriretur, Norway compliance scheme. ‘'Batteriretur® is very pleased to enter business partnership with Recupyl as Recupyl offers ...


    By Recupyl

  • 8 states join forces to promote clean cars

    Eight states, including California and New York, pledged Thursday to work together to dramatically multiply the number of zero-emission cars on the nation's roads by speeding the construction of charging stations and other infrastructure. The goal is to put 3.3 million battery-powered cars, plug-in hybrids and other clean-burning vehicles on ...


    By Associated Press

  • China`s BYD to bring electric cars to U.S. in 2010

    Chinese auto company Build Your Dream (BYD) plans to bring an all-electric sedan in small numbers to the U.S. next year. The company chairman Wang Chuanfu told the Wall Street Journal that the company, which is part-owned by investor Warren Buffet, is now gearing up for a U.S. push. It plans to raise money by offering shares in the company in China to help finance the expansion. BYD plans to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Market 2013-2023

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Market 2013-2023 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 8 states release action plan to promote clean cars

    Eight states on the East and West coasts released a plan Thursday for working together to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the nation's roads by 2025. The so-called "action plan" follows last year's memorandum of understanding announced by the governors of the states, including California and New York. The other states in the pact are Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon, Connecticut, Rhode ...


    By Associated Press

  • Geneva motor show spotlights plug-ins, electric vehicles, and hybrids

    The 80th Geneva International Motor Show opened to the public on March 4 and features new hybrids and plug-in electric vehicles from such high-powered automakers as Porsche, Ferrari, and Lotus. Porsche wowed audiences by unveiling the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid prototype concept, a super sports car with performance rivaling the Porsche Carrera GT, but also able to achieve 78 miles per gallon (mpg) ...

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