Tag: ReeVOLT

Apr 2, 2015 - 09:17 am

Electric Trabi, Fuel cell car promises, Events.

Reading tip I: Take a trip down memory lane with a modern twist as Reevolt is reviving the Trabi (short for Trabant). This time however, the old East German car will not be known for its fumes but come electrically. Ostalgia is on!

Reading tip II: “Dude, where is my fuel cell car?” wonders blogger Bruce as he recounts the numerous promises made by carmakers that “soon” we would all drive with hydrogen. The infographic spans 30 years of “hypes and hopes.”

Events for the upcoming week: New York International Auto Show (Apr 03-12; New York, USA) ++ FIA Formula E, Round 6 (Apr 04; Long Beach, USA) ++ Batteries, Fuel Cells Seminar (Apr 09-10; London, UK) ++

You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar

Oct 31, 2014 - 09:23 am

Rescar 2.0, BASF & Toda Kogyo, LG Chem, Reevolt.

For the project Rescar 2.0, Infineon, Audi, Bosch, Elmos and the FZI Research Centre for Information Technology wanted to find a way to make electric components for electric cars more robust. The result is a cross-industry solution that enables more efficient upgrading of electronic control units (ECU).

BASF sets up joint venture in Japan: Together with Japan’s Toda Kogyo Corp., the chemical group wants to research and develop a range of Li-ion cathode materials that will also be used in electric vehicles. Called “BASF Toda Battery Materials,” the joint venture is ready to kick off in February.

LG Chem production site in China: Building of the new factory in Nanjing has begun. There, the battery manufacturer from South Korea hopes to produce enough batteries for 100,000 electric vehicles per year, once the site begins operating at the end of 2015.
yonhapnews.co.kr, lgchem.com

Reevolt retrofit transformer kit: German energy supplier Wemag offers standardised kits to electrify vehicles that can be installed by any garage. And according to the company, the 13,000 euro investment will have paid off after 50,000 km driven.

– Feedback –

Most clicked link on Thursday was the “Vega”, Sri Lanka’s first electric super car, that will be unveiled in December by Code Gen International .

Found on electrive.com
02.04.2015 09:41