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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

Electric Vehicles Enjoy Lower Emissions, Regardless of Energy Source

By Ryan Austin No matter where your electric vehicle’s energy comes from – natural gas, solar panels, or even coal – new research from Northwestern University shows it’s still likely better for the environment than conventional vehicles. The study compared air pollution from fully electric vehicles to vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE). Even when…

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…

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

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

Hackett Foundation backs SA-based world leader in climate change me­­asurement

By Press Release Philanthropic organisation Hackett Foundation has donated $100,000 to Airborne Research Australia, a not-for-profit Australian research institute that conducts world-leading measurements of climate change. The post Hackett Foundation backs SA-based world leader in climate change me­­asurement appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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

The health effects of poor air quality and our energy choices

By Michelle Froese The health impacts relating to energy sources have long been a topic of worry and study, and for good reason. Poor air quality is one of the greatest threats faced by humans, globally. A 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) report last year found that air pollution causes seven million premature deaths per…

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