Tag: Greenkraft

Oct 29, 2014 - 09:39 am

Chevy Volt, Hyundai, Greenkraft & Efficient Drivetrains, Amlin Aguri.

Chevy-Volt-2015-TeaserGM invests in Volt drivetrain plant: The new Chevrolet Volt, which debuts at NAIAS Detroit in January, will receive its new drivetrain from Warren, Michigan. There, General Motors will invest 240 million dollars to build the new electric drive unit for the Volt. The range extender will be a 1.5-liter four-cylinder which is part of an all-new engine family.
freep.com, greencarcongress.com, electriccarsreport.com

New hybrid transmission: Hyundai unveiled a new six-speed automatic transmission for its future hybrid cars. Hyundai says it was able to integrate almost every hybrid component, including the electric motor. The mechanical oil pump has been replaced by an electric one to increase efficiency.
hyundaiglobalnews.com, greencarcongress.com

Plug-in gas truck: The California Energy Commission now approved Greenkraft’s and Efficient Drivetrains´ joint application for a grant to develop a compressed natural gas Class-4 truck combined with a plug-in hybrid powertrain (we reported).
automotive-business-review.com, wallstreet-online.de

Aguri plans ahead: In the second season of the Formula E, teams will be allowed to use their own drivetrains and battery systems (we reported). The Japanese Amlin Aguri is already in the process of developing a year-two powertrain together with partners.

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Most clicked link on Tuesday was EV manufacturer Cenntro Automotive starting production of its electric light commercial utility vehicle called Citelec for the U.S. market at its production site in Nevada.

Jul 1, 2014 - 08:19 am

Greenkraft, EDI, Motiv Power Systems, Utah State University, Ballard.

Greenkraft-TruckPlug-in gas truck: Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) and Greenkraft announced they will work together on a plug-in hybrid CNG powertrain for medium-duty trucks. Meanwhile, the California Energy Commission awarded EDI 900,000 dollars in funding to support the development of the parallel-series multi-mode truck.

Ship-through funding: Motiv Power was able to raise 7.3 million dollars in funding to further develop their so-called ship-through modification sets. These upgrades enable truck and bus builders to install electric drivestrains with minimal effort in their existing vehicles.
insideevs.com, finance.yahoo.com

Test track for wireless charging: Utah State University plans to build a 446-square-metre facility including an oval-shaped track to test wirelessly powered vehicles ranging from regular cars to full-sized buses. Construction could start as early as this autumn.
news.hjnews.com, miamiherald.com

Fuel cell business: Ballard Power Systems licensed its intellectual property to the Taiwanese M-Field Energy Corporation for their operations in Europe. Ballard will also provide engineering services and become the exclusive supplier of fuel cell stacks for M-Field’s material handling solutions.

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Most clicked Link on Monday: Audi to go global with plug-in hybrid.

Found on electrive.com
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