Tag: Nanyang Technological University

Feb 3, 2015 - 09:32 am

ESKAM, SolidEnergy, Nissan, Nanyang Technological University.

ESKAMScalable electric drive from Germany: A total of eleven partners have developed an optimised axle module for electric commercial vehicles. The ESKAM (short for Electric, Scalable Axle Module) project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The module that consists of a motor, gearbox and power electronics, is to be tested in a vehicle by the end of this year.

MIT battery gets concrete: MIT spin-off SolidEnergy is fixing its schedule for the introduction of its Li-ion battery with solid electrolyte technology (we reported). A big enough battery for EVs can be expected by 2017 and is said to come with an energy density of 1,200 Wh/l which could double the range of EVs.

Nissan shows Le Mans hybrid: Nissan used the Super Bowl break to reveal its hybrid WEC racer GT-R LM Nismo. Its front wheel drive is powered by a V6 3.0-liter twin turbo engine. Together with the kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) the setup is said to deliver up to 1,400 hp.
greencarcongress.com, electric-vehiclenews.com, auto-news.de (in German)

A solar-powered electric car with a 3D-printed body has been developed by students from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The NTU Venture 8 (NV8) sits on a carbon chassis and is plastered with shapeable silicon solar cells. It will debut at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2015.
channelnewsasia.com, 3ders.org

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Most clicked link on Monday was Tesla´s Model X which was caught testing at the former naval air station in Alameda, California.

Oct 14, 2014 - 08:20 am

Nanyang Technological University, Hydrogenics, Saltire Freeflow, Lotus.

Chinese revolution: Researchers at Nanyang Technological University have developed a battery with a 20-year lifespan and ultra-fast charging capability, saying it can recharge up to 70% in two minutes. The team now seeks funding to build a large-scale battery prototype, using the patented method. The technology has been licensed to a company that could bring the batteries to market within two years time.
rdmag.com, phys.org

Fuel cells for trucks: Hydrogenics presents its new fuel cell system for medium and heavy duty trucks and buses at the ‘American Public Transit Association Expo’ in Texas, USA. ‘Celerity’ is said to withstand temperatures of up to minus 40 degrees Celsius and is easy to install.
greencarcongress.com, globenewswire.com

Perpetuum pedelec? Scotsman Neil MacMartin developed the Saltire Freeflow, an e-bike that never needs to be recharged, since its motor acts as a pedal-powered generator. Moreover, all electric components are invisible, as they have been integrated into the down tube and bottom bracket.
technologicvehicles.com (with video), angelsden.com

Lotus to drive Mercedes: Beginning with the 2015 season, the Lotus F1 team will be powered by the Mercedes-Benz PU106A Hybrid Power Unit. The F1 team says work on the new E23 Hybrid is already underway. The agreement with Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) ends a 20-year relationship with Renault.

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Most clicked link on Monday was Tesla’s revelation of the dual motor Model S and the announcement that safety and autopilot hardware is standard on every new Tesla.


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