Tag: Designwerk

Apr 19, 2023 - 02:36 pm

Designwerk reveals LFP cell technical data

Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk has confirmed using LFP battery cells in an electric truck from next year. In the meantime, Designwerk has also published the first details about the battery and the vehicle in which the LFP battery will be offered.

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Mar 17, 2023 - 12:41 pm

Designwerk presents new battery system generation

Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk is launching a new generation of its battery systems. The portfolio is growing by four models: New are battery systems with a capacity of 125 and 250 kilowatt hours and voltage options of 400 or 800 volts maximum each.

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Dec 19, 2022 - 03:02 pm

Designwerk presents megawatt charging station

The Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk has presented a new type of megawatt charging station designed to rapid-charge electric trucks within 45 minutes. That would be six times faster than 350-kW charging stations, and Designwerk is moving fast towards real-life applications.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 05:44 pm

Designwerk Car Carrier sports 1,000 kWh battery

The Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk is taking orders for its electric Car Carrier with a 1,000 kWh battery capacity. The extra-large battery was developed in close cooperation with Kässbohrer Transport Technik for the international market.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Futuricum’s specialised e-trucks now on roads

Four Swiss partners have joined forces to convert and operate two Futuricum electric trucks into special vehicles. The two examples feature an additional length of one metre, an increase of the payload by two tonnes and the expansion of the battery capacity to 900 kWh.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 12:01 pm

Volvo takes over majority of Designwerk

The Volvo Group has announced that it will acquire 60 per cent of the shares in Designwerk Technologies AG. The Swiss company offers electric vehicles under the Futuricum brand and also develops modular high-performance batteries and mobile charging technology for electric vehicles.

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Aug 25, 2020 - 04:16 pm

Designwerk & Daimler Trucks make low-entry e-truck

Designwerk has entered a partnership with Daimler Trucks and has included a low-entry chassis based on the Mercedes Econic in its own product range. The first vehicle of this type is to be delivered in the second quarter of next year.

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Jun 14, 2020 - 08:40 pm

DPD Switzerland gets electric truck with 680-kWh battery

From December DPD will be using an electric truck from Designwerk in Switzerland with a range of up to 760 kilometres. The 680 kWh battery on board is allegedly the largest truck battery in Europe and the first in the world to be used commercially in this form.

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Mar 29, 2020 - 01:01 pm

Liebherr presents all-electric truck mixers

The vehicle manufacturer Liebherr, in cooperation with Designwerk and ZF, have developed the first fully electric truck mixers with a drum holding ten or twelve cubic metres on a five-axle chassis. The first applications are planned for autumn 2020 at the customers Holcim and KIBAG in Switzerland.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 04:50 pm

Mobile DC chargers ready to go in March

The Swiss company Designwerk has introduced a new generation of mobile DC chargers. The portable DC chargers can now charge vehicles with a voltage of up to 920 volts and are targeted towards the needs of vehicle dealers and service workshops.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 01:06 pm

Futuricum is building 12 electric garbage trucks for Basel

Following the decision by the City of Basel to purchase 20 electric refuse collection vehicles, the Swiss commercial vehicle maker Futuricum prevailed in a tender. The Designwerk brand will deliver the first twelve garbage trucks starting at the end of 2020.

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Jun 2, 2016 - 09:22 am

Hydro, Designwerk, Japan, Apple.

Lightweight body for EVs: In order to go the extra mile, EV components have to lose the extra weight. For the project ‘Light e-body,’ Hydro and the fka Institute are working on an all-aluminium body for electric cars. It weighs only 199 kg and is on par with traditional concepts when it comes to safety and rigidity.

Designwerk-eGPUMobile battery for parked airplanes: Swiss company Designwerk has successfully tested the world’s first ground power unit with battery storage for airplanes. The unit has a maximum output of 120 kW and, because it makes almost no noise, it can even be used inside the hangars.
design-werk.ch (in German)

Japan’s clean energy offensive: The country wants to increase spending on green technology research to about 90bn yen (811m dollars) by 2021. On top of solar cells and hydrogen, the country is also looking to develop EV batteries that would allow for a rage of 700 km.

Apple – king of investments: Yet an another clue to the iCar puzzle. Apple has spent 4.7bn dollars on automotive research since 2013. According to Morgan Stanley, that is ten times more than Tesla and twentyfold of what the big U.S. carmakers are willing to invest.

Jun 12, 2015 - 09:03 am

Paris, Corri-Door, Air Products, Designwerk, Berlin, Edinburgh.

Paris charges ahead: Parisian public transport operator RATP is following up its plan to electrify its 4,500-strong bus fleet until 2025. Within the Bus2025 scheme, RATP is to test electric buses from providers like Bolloré, Solaris, Ebusco and Dietrich Carebus beginning this year. From 2017, serious bidding is to start with buses expected to be bought by 2019. Paris is en route.
route-one.net; automobile-propre.com (in French)

France is not only Paris and so the country has inaugurated the first two fast-charging stations at the Bosgouet Nord (A13) and Tardenois Nord (A4) motorway service stations operated by SANEF within the Corri-Door project funded by EU´s TEN-T programme. 200 such multi-standard stations will be installed along French motorways by December 2015 with Renault-Nissan, BMW and VW all taking part.
electriccarsreport.com, automotiveworld.com

H2 stations coming up: India now has its first hydrogen station powered by the abundant sun. The station is supplied by Air Products, which operates a total of three H2 fueling stations in the country. Also, France strikes yet again as Air Liquide opened another hydrogen pit stop at its Sassenage site in Isère (Rhône-Alpes) as part of the HyWay framework. A second station is planned in Grenoble.
greencarcongress.com (India), gasworld.com (France)

Fast charging on the go: To charge its 100 electric vehicles for the shuttle service at the Champions League finale in Berlin, Nissan employed a total of twelve mobile fast-chargers MDC22 from Swiss company Designwerk. The MDC22 turns any charging station into a DC charger, allowing vehicles to charge quicker at up to 22 kW almost anywhere.

Hermes delivers electrically in Berlin from today as it employs a custom-made electric Sprinter van. It is part of the showcase project DisLog, which deals with resource-saving deliveries in urban environments. The prototype by German E-Cars has a range of 120 kilometres. Hermes is testing various EVs in different cities and delivers 100 percent electrically in London since 2014.
emobileticker.de (in German)

Electric college catering: Scottish Fettes College in Edinburgh has taken delivery of a second electric utility vehicle from ePower Trucks. The ClubCar Carryall 500 electric truck has been customised for the college. It has a payload of more than 350kg and runs on lead acid batteries.

Found on electrive.com
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