Daily Archives: June 12, 2016

Solar Impulse lands in New York completing crossing of United States

Solar Impulse 2 – the first solar airplane capable of flying day and night without using a drop of fuel – left Lehigh Valley International Airport, Pennsylvania, and landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, early on Saturday morning, after circling the Statue of Liberty. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Microcontrollers and single-board computers 2016-2026

The unique new IDTechEx Research report, Microcontrollers and Single-board Computers 2016-2026, is the first to reveal the big picture developing from the close relationship between these devices. It provides newly researched forecasts leading to figures such as $300bn in 2026 for SBC alone. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Kokam conducts ballistic tests on NANO Li-ion cells; no thermal runaway

Kokam Co. has conducted ballistic tests on battery cells using its unique Lithium Ion NANO battery technology and determined that even when these cells are shot they do not experience thermal runaway. Kokam’s Lithium Polymer batteries were first used for military applications in 2004. BriefBrought to you by: Electric Vehicles Read Full Article Here For…

China’s BAIC May Produce Electric Cars In Mexico

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. The Chinese firm BAIC Motor Corporation has begun selling some of its models in the Mexican market, and is considering construction of a position plant in the country, according to recent reports. The theoretical plant would, in addition to internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, also produce electric…

50 Volkswagen Golf GTE Chosen For Zipcar Fleet In London

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. As part of a new partnership with Westminster City Council and Volkswagen UK, Zipcar’s London fleet will now include 50 brand-new Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrids, according to an email sent to CleanTechnica and EV Obsession. The new Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) can be rented…

Tesla Model S Changes From Past Few Years

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. The Tesla Model S has been out for quite awhile now — with enough years now passed since the launch that some owners of early units have begun upgrading to the refreshed Model S. So, what exactly has changed design-wise in the years since launch? There’s the…

Tesla Model X Deliveries In China Rumored To Be Hugely Delayed

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. Has the expected delivery timeline for Tesla Model X orders in China been changed? Are international Tesla Model X deliveries running even further behind schedule than previously thought? A recent post on a popular Tesla discussion forum has me wondering…. A commenter on the Tesla Motors Club…

Tesla Model X & Trailer Crossing Canada

By Roy L Hales Originally published on the ECOreport. A cross-Canada trek has been on Rolf Oetter and Silke Sommerfeld’s “bucket list” for a long time. They set out on the 10,000 km trip, from their home in Victoria (BC) to St. John’s (NL), yesterday. They may be driving the first Model X purchased in…

Top News of the Week, 6 – 12 June 2016

By OffshoreWind TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Van Oord, Highland Group Team Up for Deutsche Bucht OWF Van Oord and Highland…

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