New online calibration tool enables access to test benches and test vehicles via web browsers

VEMAC’s OCT enables full remote access to its integrated calibration and data logger functions (Images courtesy of VEMAC) VEMAC has developed an online calibration tool (OCT) that allows full remote access to its integrated calibration and data logging functions. The OCT can be connected to a test bench, test vehicle…

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Candela C-7 speedboat

Hydrofoiling gives this serial production boat high speed and long endurance. Rory Jackson examines the engineering decisions behind its design

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Heritage Battery Recycling and 6K strike first cathode-grade battery recycling network deal for the North American market

Heritage Battery Recycling and 6K have announced an exclusive joint development agreement to produce new cathode material from recycled batteries. The process combines Heritage’s established network infrastructure for collecting, storing and processing end-of-life batteries with 6K’s plasma technology to manufacture critical cathode-grade battery materials. According to Aaron Bent, CEO of…

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Dana launches e-axles for Class 7 and 8 vehicles

Dana Incorporated has expanded its Spicer Electrified e-powertrain offerings to include a family of single and tandem e-axles designed for a range of Class 7 and 8 applications. The Zero-8 e-axles include systems for direct drive and now 4 x 2, 6 x 2, and 6 x 4 multi-speed e-axle systems.  The…

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Sodium-ion battery development gathers pace

Sodium-ion batteries could displace lead acid in many applications, according to Professor John Irvine, who leads the joint academic/industrial Nexgenna effort under the auspices of the Faraday Institution to develop the next generation of sodium-ion battery technology (writes Peter Donaldson). Speaking exclusively to E-Mobility Engineering, he says they will also…

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Bosch does away with the ‘charging brick’

The Bosch cable allows flexible charging from a roadside charging station or at home (Courtesy of Bosch) Bosch has unveiled what it says is the world’s first electric car charging cable with integrated technology for flexible recharging without a control box. It also does away with the usual ‘charging brick’…

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Lanxess launches hollow-profile hybrid technology

Chemicals company Lanxess is launching a hollow-profile hybrid technology. With it, metallic hollow profiles can be made functional on conventional injection moulding machines using plastic compounds. The result is plastic-metal composite components that have far greater torsional stiffness and strength than could be achieved with previous hollow-profile technologies. Demonstrator components…

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Freedom from rare earth magnets?

A good alternative to magnets made from rare earth elements such as neodymium, dysprosium and samarium – which are expensive, volatile in price and supply and polluting in their extraction – is something of a holy grail for the electrical industry in general and EVs in particular. Enter Niron Magnetics…

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Green-G and Webasto bring fully electric light truck to the road

Different versions of the ecarry can be used for duties such as waste disposal and urban logistics (Courtesy of Webasto) EV manufacturer Green-G has unveiled its fully electric light truck, the ecarry. Developed for service companies and urban municipalities, it is aimed at waste disposal services, gardening businesses, urban logistics…

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Ricardo’s fuel cell bus takes shape

On 17 August, Ricardo announced that it had received UK Government funding to convert a bus to hydrogen fuel cell power as a technology demonstrator. The vehicle, an Alexander Dennis Enviro400, will be operated by Stagecoach as part of the Tees Valley Hydrogen Hub initiative from February next year. Ricardo’s…

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