Toshiba showcasing hybrid-diesel-battery locomotive demonstrator

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Kiel-Toshiba Railway Europe GmbH (TRG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solution (TISS), Toshiba Group’s core group in the infrastructure business, will showcase Toshiba’s modular diesel electric hybrid locomotives at Transport Logistic 2019 this week.

2019 117

Nissan, Mitsubishi opt for Toshiba SCiB rechargeable battery for hybrid kei cars

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The battery will be integrated into the recuperation battery system supplied by Marelli Corporation. Toshiba Group will continue to strengthen its battery business, taking advantages of the characteristics of the SCiB. Batteries Hybrids Japan

2020 107

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Bosch and CATL collaborating on battery cells for 48V hybrids

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Limited (CATL) have concluded a long-term strategic cooperation agreement under which the partners will jointly specify high-performance battery cells. The cells are to be used in the 48-volt battery developed by Bosch. Bosch 48V battery pack. 48V Batteries Hybrids

2019 96

HELLA develops battery solutions for 48V mild hybrid vehicles

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With its new Dual Voltage Battery Management System and PowerPack 48 Volt products, the company is now one of the first on the market to offer innovative battery module solutions for mild-hybrid vehicles. 48V Batteries Hybrids

2019 93

BMW Group Thailand begins local assembly of high-voltage batteries for BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles

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BMW Group Thailand has inaugurated local high-voltage battery production plant in partnership with the DRÄXLMAIER Group, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers and a partner of BMW Group since 1966. Batteries Electric (Battery) Hybrids Manufacturing Other Asia Plug-ins

2019 110

Airbus and RollsRoyce end E-Fan X hybrid-electric aircraft initiative

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Launched in 2017, the E-Fan X project sought to develop a near-term hybrid-electric flight demonstrator for commercial aircraft. Vittadini said that the E-Fan X project provided insights for the future, including: Series-hybrid-electric propulsion. Aviation Electric (Battery) Hybrids

2020 161

Toyota and Toyota Industries announce new battery for hybrid electric vehicles

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Industries Corporation announced that they have jointly developed a new battery for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) in anticipation of the further development and market introduction of HEVs, which are forecasted to expand rapidly in the future. The companies said they will release information such as target vehicle models as well as battery specifications and performanc prior to equipping Toyota HEVs with the new batteries.

2020 74

Land Rover plug-in hybrid lineup expands with downsized engine, bigger battery

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Land Rover is launching a new plug-in hybrid powertrain, based around a downsized 3-cylinder engine, that promises greater fuel economy and more electric range than the British automaker's current models. Plug-In Hybrids

2020 67

Tesla battery teardown, Mercedes electric sedan, Camry Hybrid vs. Sonata Hybrid mpg: Today’s Car News

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Tesla batteries look different down to the cell. And how does the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid compare to the Toyota Camry in mpg? Tesla builds and configures its battery packs quite differently than most other carmakers—right.

2020 58

BMW doubles battery production in US for coming X3 and X5 plug-in hybrids

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BMW is doubling is battery production capacity in preparation for producing two new plug-in hybrids at its South Carolina factory. The two vehicles—and the expanded battery. Plug-In Hybrids lithium-ion batteries

2019 73

UECC contracts for two battery hybrid LNG car carrier vessels

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The vessels will be equipped with a Battery Hybrid LNG Solution which will place UECC beyond IMO’s target for a 40% reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. In our strategy we take a long-term view, and that’s why we go for a battery hybrid LNG fuel solution on our new buildings.

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Volvo Cars inaugurates new battery assembly line at Ghent manufacturing plant

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Volvo Cars formally inaugurated a new battery assembly line at its Belgian manufacturing plant in Ghent, where it will start building its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge P8, later this year. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

2020 167

Ford investing €42M in Valencia plant for new hybrid models and battery assembly operations

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million) in its Valencia, Spain manufacturing plant to support the company’s electrification strategy with a state-of-the-art battery assembly facility in addition to new S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid models. S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid.

2020 78

All 2020 Hyundai hybrids have a clever 12-volt lithium-ion accessory battery

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And Hyundai's hybrid models like the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid that's reaching dealerships soon, with an EPA combined rating of up to 52 mpg, are right up there on the leaderboard as well.

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ŠKODA AUTO resumes production of high-voltage traction batteries

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At ŠKODA’s headquarters in Mladá Boleslav, assembly of high-voltage traction batteries for Volkswagen Group plug-in hybrid models has recommenced as planned. At the Mladá Boleslav site, we produce high-voltage traction batteries used in plug-in hybrids from various Group brands.

2020 88

Analysis finds hybrids make better use of scarce batteries than pure EVs

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In the face of growing shortages of batteries and battery materials for electric cars, one respected analytics firm says those batteries would do more good for the environment put to use in more hybrid vehicles rather than fewer all-electric cars. Per kilowatt-hour of battery capacity produced and installed in plug-in vehicles, hybrids deliver 14. Plug-In Hybrids global warming CO2

2019 80

Toyota extends battery warranty for Model Year 2020 hybrid, plug-in, and fuel cell electric vehicles

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In the US, Toyota announced it will extend its hybrid battery warranty from 8 years / 100,000 miles to 10 years from date of first use/150,000 miles, whichever comes first. This extension is valid for all new model year 2020 Toyota hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles. All other HV components will retain coverage under the Hybrid System Warranty at 8 years/100,000 miles, whichever comes first. Batteries Fuel Cells Hybrids

2019 70

First US eHighway demonstration running in California; battery-electric, CNG-hybrid and diesel-hybrid trucks

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One battery-electric truck, a clean natural-gas hybrid-electric truck and a diesel-hybrid truck are now driving on a one-mile catenary system on the north- and south-bound lanes of South Alameda Street from East Lomita Boulevard to the Dominguez Channel in Carson.

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2020 Volvo plug-in hybrids: Bigger battery boosts EPA range, mpg

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Volvo earlier this year announced that it was adding a little more spark to its plug-in hybrid systems in its XC60 and XC90 T8 plug-in hybrids: by boosting their electric range. Both models step up to an 11.6-kwh battery pack, from the previous 10.4 Plug-In Hybrids

2019 76

MIT: hybrid cathodes could boost energy capacity of lithium-sulfur batteries

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Researchers at MIT and in China are proposing a new class of dense intercalation-conversion hybrid cathodes by combining intercalation-type Mo 6 S 8 with conversion-type sulfur (HMSC) to realize a Li–S full cell. Batteries Li-Sulfur

AKASOL introducing new high energy battery system

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At the Battery Show North America 2019, AKASOL will present a wide portfolio of new solutions to the battery community. The company’s flagship product is the new high-energy lithium-ion battery AKASystemAKM CYC , which has entered serial development for the battery module and system.

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Hybrid batteries doing fine

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There's good news in Jim Motavalli's Greentech report in the NY Times about NiMH batteries in hybrids. The batteries have gotten cheaper, and they have proven robust and long-lived. Yellow Cab in Vancouver has about 100 hybrids, some having racked up as many as 300,000 miles. Tags: hybrid battery Toyota reports a tiny percentage of replacements - 350 packs out of hundreds of thousands of 2nd generation Priuses.

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Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt. Factory vehicles in Audi’s production plants such as fork-lift trucks and tow tractors have so far been powered by lead-acid batteries. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

2019 158

Spreadable interlayer increases solid-state battery current density 10-fold, increases stability

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state lithium batteries (SSLBs) to realization, due to properties such as high ionic conductivity, stability under ambient conditions, wide electrochemical stability window, and inexpensive production. It is also very easy to apply the soft mass onto the lithium metal anode in the battery.

2020 105

Mercedes-Benz Cars starts production of PHEV batteries in Bangkok; 3rd plant in global battery production network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has opened a factory for plug-in hybrid (PHEV) batteries in the Bangkok region in Thailand. The new battery factory was built on a 50,000 m² site located at the vehicle manufacturing plant in the Bangkok region. Batteries Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins

2019 85

Toyota unveils 2021 Venza crossover, hybrid powertrain standard

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The all-new 2021 Venza comes equipped exclusively with the Toyota Hybrid System II powertrain and advanced Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive. The Venza brings the number of Toyota Hybrids available to 10—Mirai makes it 11 electrified vehicles—for 2021, more than any other brand.

2020 88

AVEVAI introduces IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range; supercapacitor-battery hybrid technology

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Supercapacitors are able to accept and deploy electrical charge much faster than conventional batteries, and are less affected by charge and discharge cycles, thereby giving them a longer life. Batteries China

2018 129

BorgWarner introduces onboard battery charger

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BorgWarner introduced its Onboard Battery Charger (OBC), adding to the company’s impressive portfolio of technologies for plug-in hybrid and pure-electric vehicles. It is compatible with all battery chemistries and voltages of 400 volts, 650 volts and 800 volts.

2019 102

Aramco, KAUST team finds hybrid gasoline compression-ignition architecture can reduce GHG 26-55% vs. conventional SI

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They contrasted 4 hybrids against conventional fuels/engines and a comparable battery electric vehicle using regionally-explicit power mixes in the 3 biggest automotive markets worldwide (China, US and Europe). WTW GHG reduction ranges afforded by the different GCI hybrid architectures.

2020 101

Honda expanding partnership with SNAM on second-life batteries and battery recycling in Europe

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Honda Motor Europe is expanding its battery recycling partnership with SNAM (Société Nouvelle d’Affinage des Métaux) to advance the sustainable usability of its end-of-life traction batteries. Honda and SNAM have worked together since 2013 to ensure the traceability of end-of-life batteries and dispose of them in accordance with European Union environmental standards. Safe and low carbon transport is utilized for the collection of used traction batteries.

2020 68

Sonata Plug-In Hybrid lease deal, Lexus battery warranty, Prius 2020 Edition: Today’s Car News

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The Sonata Plug-In Hybrid is being cleared out under a great lease deal. Lexus is offering the strongest battery coverage yet—in Europe. Tesla might no longer be a California company. And the Prius marks its 20th birthday—in the U.S. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2020 55

US DOE and US Army issue solicitation to develop H2Rescue fuel-cell/battery hybrid truck

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The H2Rescue is a fuel cell/battery hybrid truck that first responders and the military can drive to disaster mitigation sites. The envisioned fuel-cell/battery-powered hybrid emergency relief truck is to use a low temperature PEM fuel-cell/battery hybrid system to provide continuous electric power to meet emergency needs.

2020 90

Toyota hybrid milestone, Hyundai battery tech, Chicago combats charging desert: Today’s Car News

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Hyundai hybrids tackle battery downsizing with a novel approach. What started with the Prius has now hit 15 million. And Chicago is requiring more EV charge points. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2020 57

GE and SCE unveil first battery-gas turbine hybrid system

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GE and Southern California Edison (SCE) unveiled the first battery-gas turbine hybrid system in Norwalk, California: the LM6000 Hybrid Electric Gas Turbine (Hybrid EGT). Batteries Hybrids Natural Gas Power Generation

2017 78

BMW targeting doubling energy density of battery cells by 2030, with current i3 as basis

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The BMW Group has pooled its years of experience with battery cells and extensive knowledge in the field in a new Competence Center in Munich. The purpose of the facility is to advance battery cell technology and carefully dissect the production processes.

2019 147

A123: Increasing 48V battery power up to ~25 kW enables advanced mild hybrid capabilities with greater fuel savings

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Improving battery power to such as level would further enable hybridization to near-HEV levels as well as engine downsizing, thereby enabling fuel economy improvements beyond the current 10-15% MHEV limit. Right: Generalized MHEV topology with advanced high-power 48V battery packs.

2017 124

XALT Energy batteries powering MCI all-electric passenger coach

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NFI), to supply ultra-high energy lithium-ion battery packs for its zero-emission, MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE long-distance motor coach. We are prepared to deliver a 100 percent battery electric coach that performs the same or better than our current clean diesel, hybrid and CNG models.

2019 120

BMW iX3 to introduce Gen5 BMW eDrive technology; NMC-811 batteries

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The battery-electric BMW iX3, the production of which will commence in 2020, will offer a range of more than 440 km (273 miles) (WLTP) with a net-battery size of 74 kWh. BMW High-voltage battery cells for BMW i3( 2019), BMW iX3 (2020), BMW i4 (2021). Batteries Electric (Battery

2019 100

Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: Big Battery, More Electric Range

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As predicted, the plug-in hybrid version of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 large luxury sedan was released today at the Shanghai Motor Show, using an adaptation of GM''s second-generation Voltec hybrid system. What wasn''t predicted was the startling size of its battery pack: 18.4 China Plug-In Hybrids battery pack Shanghai Auto Show Chevy Volt

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Chery to launch new EXEED line; hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric

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Chery will make the EXEED TX available in Europe with three electrified powertrains: a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV); plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV); or battery-electric vehicle (BEV). miles) in pure electric mode with power supplied by the NCM Lithium battery.

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New UNIST catalyst boosts metal-air battery performance

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Metal-Air Batteries (MABs), which use oxygen from ambient air as recourses to store and convert energy, have received considerable attention for their potential use in electric vehicles (EVs) owing to their large storage capacity, lightweight, and affordability. Batteries Li-O2

2020 107

EV traction battery with thermal storage

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Among the OPTEMUS projects is a traction battery with thermal storage, which the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF has helped to design. Batteries D-I-Y Electric (Battery

2018 114

Yesterday's hybrid car is tomorrow's Energizer battery

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That battery-powered alarm clock or flashlight in your house could very well contain a piece of an old hybrid car. Energizer now makes rechargeable AA and AAA batteries with four-percent recycled content, by weight. This new Recharge line includes some material from retired hybrid-car battery packs. DON'T MISS: Nickel-Metal-Hydride Batteries For. Manufacturing Batteries Recycling