EV firm saves luxury British car maker

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As a sign of changing times, Kamkorp Autokraft, part of the Frazer-Nash group has announced that it has acquired the assets and goodwill of iconic luxury brand, Bristol Cars, from its administrators. Green credentials administration Bristol Cars Frazer Nash Kamkorp Autokraft Luxury takeoverA luxury British car maker has been rescued from the scrapheap by a EV research and development firm.

Range-extended electric Metrocab licensed to carry fare-paying passengers in London

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The Metrocab’s Range-Extended-Electric (REE) technology, developed by Frazer-Nash Research and Ecotive, delivers a range of 560 km (348 miles), typically saving a London taxi driver £20-£40 (US$31-$61) per day based on the average cab duty cycle in the capital. The range-extended electric Metrocab has become the first zero-emission-capable taxi to be licensed by Transport for London to operate on a trial basis as a London Hackney Carriage.

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Cabbies test London’s new electric range-extended taxi

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The new Metrocab taxi, developed by UK firms, Frazer-Nash Research and Ecotive, is expected to save the typical London cabbie between £20 or £40 a day th[.]. London’s new electric range-extended cab has been tested by real-life taxi drivers and the city’s Mayor, Boris Johnson for the first time. Electric cars Editor Pick

New range-extended Metrocab could save cabbies up to £40 a day

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The new Metrocab taxi, built by UK firms, Frazer-Nash Research and Ecotive, was recently unveiled in London for the first time last month, when the city’s Ma[.]. More details of a new range-extended taxi cab for London have been released by the vehicle’s makers as the prepare for imminent road trials. Hybrid cars

Mayor of London: all new London taxis will need to be zero-emission capable from 2018

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The Mayor confirmed his plan at Transport for London’s (TfL’s) “New Taxis for London” event, at which he met five manufacturers developing zero emission capable taxis—Frazer-Nash, Nissan, Karsan, London Taxi Company and Mercedes-Benz.

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Lithium Technology Corporation enters strategic alliance and investment agreement with FN Group for large format Li-ion packs for automotive applications

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Lithium Technology Corporation (LTC) ( earlier post ) has entered into a strategic alliance with Frazer-Nash Research Ltd. (FN FN Research) and its affiliates (collectively, FN Group) for the supply of large format Lithium-ion battery packs with proprietary battery management systems cells for automotive applications. The two parties executed several definitive agreements relating to this strategic alliance on 30 March 2011 and closed the transaction on 1 April 2011.

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Elektromotive at Goodwood

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Among the electric-powered performance cars showcasing their thoroughbred powertrains on the demanding hill route will be the Brabus Tesla Roadster, Infiniti Essence, Frazer Nash Namir, Renault Ondelios concept, Rinspeed Project iChange and RUF Greenster. This year the Goodwood Festival of Speed (3 to 5 June) will showcase some of the world’s newest and most sophisticated electric cars and motorcycles.