FEV signs on as development provider for Hyliion
Development service provider FEV has signed a long-term agreement with US startup Hyliion. FEV will support the provider of electrified drive systems in the design, development, integration and production validation of the electric truck range extender.
Mazda considers dropping range extender from the MX-30
Mazda is apparently backing away from the plan to soon follow its first purely electric MX-30 series model with another variant with a Wankel engine as a range extender. Although the manufacturer confirms that the range extender will not be coming soon, it is officially sticking to the project.
Techrules to take its turbine REx to the rails
Techrules has uncovered new uses for the turbine range extender it first applied to a hybrid hypercar. New cooperations with Chinese companies will see the TREV technology be used in transit trains, buses as well as electric vans.
Elektr-O-Mat, Range Extenders.
Click tip: You want to drive electric but don’t know what to get? Should you get an electric car, a pedelec or an electric scooter? The Elektr-O-Mat can help you figure out what mode of electric transportation fits best. Unfortunately, the tool only exists in German for now.
Study tip: “Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2015-2025” by IDTechEx predicts that some eight million vehicles with range extenders will be built in 2025. It also compares different technologies, taking into account lower energy needs, i.e. due to the extension of fast charging networks.