China aims to rid its roads of pure ICEs by 2035
The Chinese government has released the ‘Energy-saving and New Energy Vehicle Technology Roadmap 2.0’ or ‘Technical Roadmap 2.0’ for short. The plan outlines the concrete goals of transforming Chinese automotive industries into a wholly electric industry by 2035 when pure combustion engines will no longer be permitted.
SAE introduces standard for wireless charging up to 11 kW
SAE International has published the SAE J2954 standard for wireless charging of electric vehicles up to 11 kW. There is also an update to the SAE J2847/6 standard, which describes minimum requirements for communication between an electric vehicle and an inductive charging system.
Volvo starts infrastructure cooperation with Greenlots
As part of the previously reported broader introduction of electric trucks in North America, Volvo Trucks will be cooperating with the charging infrastructure specialists Greenlots, as well as other partners including ABB, who will help set up charging infrastructure in warehouse facilities in southern California.
SAE releases new conductive charging norm
SAE International has released the new Norm SAE J3068 in North America for the conductive charging of medium and heavy electric utility vehicles. It resembles the European norm IEC 62196 for type 2 and CCS.
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Video tip: Two Nissan e-NV200 play a vital part of this drill by the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University, Japan. The EVs can serve as mobile energy suppliers in case of an earthquake and other catastrophes.
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Click tip: Get the insight on the Tesla Model X as Mark Templeton (Founder’s Edition no. 3) shares his experience. The feature includes pictures and pretty personal words.
Book tip: SAE International advertises its new book called “48-Volt Developments” that looks at mild-hybrid technology. It is available via the SAE website.