Tag: EnerG2

Dec 4, 2014 - 09:41 am

Hitachi, Sunswift, Marubeni, EnerG2, Hitachi Automotive Systems.

Li-ion research: Hitachi announced a new development in the field of lithium-ion cells, saying an energy density of 330 Wh/kg at a capacity of 30 Ah are possible, which could translate into doubling the curent range of EVs. The cells are said to go into serial production by 2020.
japan.ahk.de (in German), itmedia.co.jp (in Japanese)

SunSwiftStreet legal record holder: The Sunswift team at the University of New South Wales has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the development of a street legal version of its solar-powered car. The eVe had set a new world record, driving an average of 107 km/h on a 500 km route.
pozible.com via electric-vehiclenews.com, gas2.org

Distribution deal for carbon materials: Marubeni Corporation will have the exclusive distribution rights in Asia for EnerG2’s advanced carbon materials which are used for lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries as well as ultracapacitors. Two weeks ago, EnerG2 had partnered with BASF to improve and to scale-up the production of proprietary carbon materials (we reported).
greencarcongress.com

Power electronics for Daimler: Hitachi Automotive Systems has begun to supply Daimler with inverters and DC/DC converters for use in the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in and S550 Plug-in long version.
hitachi.com

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Most clicked link on Wednesday was our “Short circuit” showing Vladimir Putin´s new electric car built by the Russian Yo-mobil project.
carscoops.com

Nov 19, 2014 - 09:22 am

TÜV SÜD, Tesla, BASF, EnerG2, Electrovaya.

TÜV goes Japan: TÜV SÜD has entered a business alliance with the Japanese ESPEC Corporation. Together the two testing institutes plan to expand ESPEC’s existing battery testing facility to accommodate for bigger battery packs. By 2015, TÜV and ESPEC will thus be able to offer testing in accordance with UN Regulation ECE-R100, Series 2, Part II, which will become mandatory in July 2016.
tuev-sued.de

Accelerated production: Tesla has issued more information on its upgraded Fremont facility. Ten of the world largest robots that can lift and manoeuver entire cars will soon be installing one million battery cells a day instead of 800,000. Furthermore, new welding machines have been installed on a revamped floor.
teslamotors.com

Strategic supercap partnership: BASF is now cooperating with Seattle-based EnerG2 to improve and to scale-up the production of proprietary carbon materials. Those can be used in supercapacitor electrodes and in start-stop lead-acid batteries.
greencarcongress.com, basf.com

Electrovaya to buy plant: The Canadian Li-ion battery manufacturer plans to acquire a production facility with an annual capacity of about 0.5 GWh. Electrovaya that claims to use a non-toxic production process calculates with a revenue capacity of up to 250 to 550 million dollars.
greencarcongress.com

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Most clicked link on Tuesday was the ‘Impossible Electric Bike’ on Kickstarter, a folding e-bike that is said to weigh only 5 kilos and to fit in a backpack.
kickstarter.com

Jan 27, 2014 - 09:30 am

Formula 1, EnerG2, BYD, Lexus.

Formula 1 with ERS: For this year’s Formula 1 season, FIA changed the regulations of the Energy Recovery System significantly. Renault is the first to publish details about their latest race engine that is now capable of giving an extra boost of 120 kW, mainly regenerated from braking and by the exhaust system.
autoblog.com, electric-vehiclenews.com

Silicon-carbon composite: EnerG2 has introduced a composite of silicon and carbon to improve the performance and capacity of lithium-ion batteries. The company claims that the new anode composite will improve the cycle times of batteries by a factor of five.
greencarcongress.com

BYD put to the test: In Canada, a 40-foot BYD electric bus has completed the first ten months of road trials rather successfully. Supplemented by a small diesel-powered heater, the bus was able to achieve an average consumption of 15 kWh per 100 km with air conditioning and full passenger loads. Société de transport de Montreal (STM) will continue tests until spring of 2014.
greencarcongress.com

Hybrid versus Diesel: Although comparisons between diesel and petrol-powered cars are always like comparing apples and oranges, it is worth mentioning what Whatcar? just found out. In the magazine’s most recent real-world MPG test of executive cars, the Lexus IS 300h not only was the most powerful car but also came out as winner by beating all four German diesel competitors in terms of fuel efficiency.
whatcar.com, lexus.co.uk

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https://www.electrive.com/2014/12/04/hitachi-sunswift-marubeni-energ2-hitachi-automotive-systems/
04.12.2014 09:24