Month: June 2021

HORIBA, a provider of analytical and measurement systems, has introduced a range of solutions for the different stages of EV development and evaluation, such as material characterization and component, system and full vehicle testing. Solutions are available for the full range of vehicle types, from light- to heavy-duty vehicles to off-highway equipment. HORIBA serves all
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Willkommen Encharge® Battery Beginning today, Enphase’s Encharge battery storage is headed to Germany, marking its first expansion outside of the United States. For installers in Germany, the overwhelming number of installation jobs today are for both solar and battery storage. This all-in-one solution lets homeowners power their lives with solar energy whether the sun is
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Our friends over at the YouTube channel, TheStraightPipes, scored an opportunity to spend some quality time with a 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and record this detailed walkaround video. “They literally built a concept car” – TheStraightPipes One of the first things they point out is that it’s not small by any means. The side profile
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Hexagon has adopted the Fugaku supercomputer to run complex CFD (computational fluid dynamics) simulations. The company’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is using the supercomputer to explore the performance of next-generation aircraft and EVs.  Hexagon says its Cradle CFD customers will have the opportunity to tap into the ARM-based Fugaku computer architecture to perform complex simulations, such
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Rivian has been relatively quiet compared to some other EV startups but this week the company’s founder and CEO, RJ Scaringe offered up a brief overview of the Camp Kitchen option that is offered on the R1T electric pickup truck.  In a tweet sent out a couple of days ago, Scaringe simply says “Camp kitchen!”
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Novonix has announced its plan for the next phase of growth for Novonix Anode Materials in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Novonix is under contract to purchase a building formerly owned by Alstom, which it plans to retrofit. The 400,000-square-foot plant, the company’s second facility in Chattanooga, will accommodate a planned 8,000-ton-per-year production operation. This phase of growth
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Hero Cycles has just delivered its first batch of Indian-produced electric bicycles to Germany. Now the company says to expect the figures to grow. Hero Cycles is a massive bicycle manufacturer owned by Hero Motors, the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world. The Indian manufacturer’s electric bicycle division has now set its sights on Europe
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Wisconsin-based SpeedKore Performance Group has unleashed a mid-engine, Hellcat-powered 1969 Dodge Charger. Dubbed “Hellacious,” it’s the road-going version of a car that will appear in the latest “Fast and Furious” movie, “F9,” driven by Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto. SpeedKore supplied nine chassis and bodies for filming, but unlike those cars, Hellacious was built for road
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Ford and its philanthropic arm, Ford Fund, working with international partners to support and promote program that’s empowering women working in copper and cobalt supply chains in Democratic Republic of Congo Demand is increasing for these critical metals as the automotive industry electrifies more vehicles; region is a key supply site Program sets up education,
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