Tag: Shell Eco-Marathon

Mar 23, 2017 - 10:34 pm

Wright Electric, McLaren, Bafang, Shell Eco Marathon.

Electric passenger plane in 10 years? London-Paris, New York-Boston, and Seoul-Jeju could all be routes served by an all-electric airplane within the decade if Wright Electric’s dream comes true, or better, if battery technology keeps up. The start-up’s jet has yet to go into development but is conceptualised for 150 passengers and journeys of less than 300 miles. Wright hopes to utilise a modular and thus exchangeable battery system and said it struck a partnership with EasyJet already.
bbc.co.uk, techcrunch.com, weflywright.com

McLaren outlined its next P1 currently codenamed BP23 that is to eclipse its current hyper hybrid. The new model takes inspiration from the legendary F1 and shall become part of the Ultimate Series due by 2019. Naturally, this latest take on the hybrid hype will outrun the P1 in performance.
autocar.co.uk

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Bafang to make its own e-bike batteries: The Chinese maker of electric bike drives plans to offer complete system solutions to pedelec manufacturers and has earmarked 11.2m euros to build a battery plant. The automated factory shall make standardised packs as well as semi-integrated design options.
bike-eu.com, cyclingindustry.news

The world’s most efficient cars are electric and from Asia, the Shell Eco Marathon showed. Winner in the BEV category was team HuaQi-EV from the South China University of Technology that managed 474,1 km/kWh. For fuel cells, UiTM Eco-Sprint from the Universiti Teknologi in Malaysia prove most efficient (359.4km/m3).
shell.com

Apr 15, 2015 - 08:43 am

Deutsche Accumotive, Shell Eco-Marathon, Rocket Lab.

Accumotive takes on Li-Tec employees: Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive wants to expand its production capacity of battery systems by hiring some 140 people, of which most are former Li-Tec employees. There, battery cell production will be stopped by the end of the year (we reported).
sz-online.de, auto-medienportal.net (articles in German)

Pure energy efficiency: Sunday was the last day of the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2015. Mater Dei High School took first place in the category of battery electric vehicles, demonstrating an energy efficiency of 724 km/kWh. Wheat Ridge High School won in the hydrogen category with 244 km/m3.
shell.com

E-ticket to space: Rocket Lab has developed an all-electric rocket to allow commercial launches of small satellites to space from anywhere. The Electron is powered by the Rutherford engine, featuring electric motors and Li-polymer batteries to power the turbopumps.
electric-vehiclenews.com, finance.yahoo.com

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May 20, 2014 - 08:49 am

Shell Eco-Marathon.

Impressive 1,091.6 kilometres drove the ‘Fennek’ vehicle of the TU Graz using only one kilowatt-hour of energy at this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon before it gained the victory in the battery-electric prototype category. In comparison, the most economical fuel cell prototype managed 428.5 km on one kWh.
energyblog.nationalgeographic.com (Fennek), shell.com (all results)

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2017/03/23/wright-electric-mclaren-bafang-shell-eco-marathon/
23.03.2017 22:06