Tag: University of California

Feb 20, 2015 - 10:02 am

Apple, University of California, Kyburz, UQM Technologies.

Apple EV batteries? In a lawsuit, A123 Systems accuses Apple of poaching employees. The latter are also being sued for breaching NDAs as they moved on to work for Apple on similar projects involving Li-Ion batteries. It does look like the iCar rumours are getting more substantial by the day.
bloomberg.com, reuters.com

Paper-like electrode: Researchers from the University of California have developed a new material for Li-Ion battery electrodes. With paper-like silicon nanofibres, it is a 100 times thinner than a human hair and said to have the potential to increase the specific energy multiple times.
phys.org, electric-vehiclenews.com

Hot Rod electrified: Swiss Kyburz presents the E-Rod prototype at the Swiss Moto show. The small sports car has a top speed of 120 kph (about 75 mph) and a range of up to 200 km (124 miles). The E-Rod is to be offered as a DIY kit for about 20,000 CHF (21,000 dollars).
zuonline.ch (in German)

Beyond electric motors: UQM Technologies Inc. is to venture out into the fuel cell business by taking over the fuel cell compressor module business from Roush Performance Products. Already this May, UQM plans to start production of fuel cell compressors itself.
greencarcongress.com, businesswire.com

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Most clicked link on Thursday was Exxon Mobil’s move into the EV charging market.
bidnessetc.com

May 16, 2014 - 08:27 am

Orange EV, RDM Group, University of California, Riverside.

OrangeEVCommercial EV: Orange EV presented its T-Series, a terminal truck used to move cargo in ports and other distribution centres. The short-haul drayage is a perfect playing field for electrification as it implies short ways and multiple charging opportunities. Orange EV also offers conversions.
chargedevs.com, orangeev.com

Electric pedestrian pods: British engineering office RDM Group has become the manufacturing partner for the Low Carbon Urban Transport Zone (LUTZ) Pathfinder project, which will see electric powered pods used in Milton Keynes by 2015. In a first step, RDM will work with Oxford University’s Mobile Robotics Group (MRG) to create three two-seaters with a top speed of 7 mph.
design.automotive-business-review.com, miltonkeynes.co.uk

Integrating EVs and renewables: The University of California, Riverside (UCR) started its ‘Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative.’ Its smart-grid test bed includes four megawatts of solar panels, two megawatt-hours of battery energy storage, 27 EV charging stations, one electric trolley bus and energy monitoring, management and control tools.
greencarcongress.com, ucrtoday.ucr.edu

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2015/02/20/apple-university-of-california-kyburz-uqm-technologies/
20.02.2015 10:37