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Rivian announces $500 million investment from Ford

Rivian has announced an equity investment of $500 million from Ford Motor Company. In addition to the investment, the companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford’s growing EV portfolio using Rivian’s skateboard platform. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Zero-emission trucking takes another leap forward

Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board took the next great leap towards the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the first of Toyota and Kenworth’s jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Electric forecourt network announced for the UK

GRIDSERVE has announced its plans to build a network of Electric Forecourts to be deployed across the UK, providing reasonably priced ultra-fast charging – most vehicles will be able to charge fully in less than 30 minutes – as well as customer facilities. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Toyota brand battery electric vehicles for China

Toyota premiered its C-HR and IZOA battery electric vehicles, the C-HR and IZOA will be the first battery electric vehicles to launch in China under the Toyota brand. Sales on the new models are slated to start from 2020. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Conductive ink: automotive industry a significant growth opportunity

The automotive industry has emerged as a significant market opportunity for suppliers of conductive pastes and similar materials. It has the potential to one day rival in significance the irreplaceable photovoltaic market. Almost every major paste supplier with a global profile is re-organising its team and its product portfolio to capture this rising trend. Read…

Audi reveals AI:ME autonomous vehicle

The Audi AI:ME, offers compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic interior, and the ability to drive autonomously at level 4. This allows the occupants to do what they like with their time on board. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires

Lithium batteries are what allow electric vehicles to travel several hundred miles on one charge. Their capacity for energy storage is well known, but so is their tendency to occasionally catch on fire – an occurrence known to battery researchers as “thermal runaway.” Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

World’s first electric freefall lifeboat

Torqeedo provided the integrated propulsion system for the world’s first electric-powered freefall lifeboat, which is being built by the Dutch builder Verhoef. The vessel recently passed its final drop tests, making it the first fully functional electric lifeboat in the world. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Air Race E one year on

From work beginning on the first electric airplane with the University of Nottingham to the announcement of a huge global partnership with Airbus, things have gone from a few notes on a piece of paper to a brand-new sport being created. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Electric Vehicles Reinvented: Novi Forum with a Difference

How do you leapfrog Tesla? How do you avoid circling the drain with much of the car industry when peak car hits? A whole world of new technologies and new markets awaits. Who can reveal the implications, opportunities and vehicles arriving from nowhere such as vast numbers of robot solar weeders on farms? Enter the…

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