Auto parts manufacturer Miba has released the FLEXcooler, a flexible battery cooling system that can adjust its shape to fit various batteries, including prismatic, cylindrical, and pouch battery cells. Miba says its adaptable cooling system attaches closely to battery cells, eliminating the need for gap fillers.
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Monaco utility SMEG has chosen Portugal-based charger manufacturer Efacec to install an ultra-fast charger, the first of its kind in Monaco, at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. The charger can handle power levels up to 160 kW, and can charge EVs at voltages up to 920 V.
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Automotive parts supplier BorgWarner has released a silicon carbide onboard battery charger that is compatible with 400, 600 and 800 V systems. It accepts AC inputs with 7.4 kW, 11 kW, and 22 kW power ratings. Optional DC-to-DC converter rating integration from 2.3 kW to 3.6 kW is available.
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Food company Kraft Heinz has replaced five diesel terminal
trucks with EVs at its distribution centre in Groveport, Ohio. The Orange EV T-Series electric
terminal trucks will be operated by Firefly Transportation Services.
“This decision by Kraft Heinz demonstrates thoughtful
mitigation of the extremely high operational, economic, and environmental costs
of using diesel trucks,” said …read more
Systems, a Colorado-based developer of electric drivetrains for commercial
fleets, has introduced a Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system
for the Ford Transit with 20% greater range and a higher top speed.
The Lightning Electric Ford Transit is a battery-electric drivetrain for the Ford Transit 350HD. Thanks to new thermally-managed lithium …read moreRead more
EVSE manufacturer eMotorWerks has launched JuicePlan, a residential EV charging service. JuicePlan includes JuiceBox, a Level 2 smart charging station, and JuiceNet, a smart grid charging platform that allows users to control and monitor charging remotely.
A JuicePlan subscription starts at $19 per month, and is currently available in select …read moreRead more
a manufacturer of heavy-duty electric vehicles, is collaborating with Michelin
to develop the MICHELIN X InCity Energy Z tire, a low rolling resistance tire
designed and optimized for electric buses in urban environments. Proterra says
the tire will be the standard tire offered for its Proterra Catalyst buses.
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In March 2019, 9.76 GWh of passenger EV battery capacity was deployed globally, an increase of 94% year-over-year, according to Adamas Intelligence’s monthly report “EV Battery Capacity Monthly.”
Adamas says this increase in battery capacity is especially
remarkable considering that global EV sales increased by a mere 25% over the
same period, showing …read more
Hyundai Motor Group announced it will partner with Croatian car manufacturer Rimac to develop a prototype of an electrified Hyundai N-brand concept car and high-performance EV. The partnership will entail a combined $85.6 million investment from Hyundai and Kia.
Euisun Chung, Hyundai Executive Vice Chairman, said, “Rimac is an innovative …read moreRead more