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Tecnam halts development of P-Volt all-electric aircraft due to battery concerns

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After three years of intensive studies covering the entire lifecycle of an all-electric aircraft, Tecnam is halting development of the all-electric P-Volt aircraft, mainly due to concerns about current battery technology. The company will continue to explore new emerging technologies. Earlier post.)

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Volt Carbon stakes lithium mining claims in Northern Ontario

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Canada-based Volt Carbon Technologies has announced the acquisition by staking of a 100% owned Abamasagi Lake Lithium Project, located northwest of Nakina, Ontario, Canada. The mining claims were registered directly by Volt Carbon. The area outlined in red and was staked by Volt Carbon.

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Volt Carbon Technologies releases mid-year test results for Li-metal pouch cells

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Canada-based Volt Carbon Technologies ( earlier post ) released its mid-year test results for its proprietary lithium-ion battery. The lithium-ion batteries were manufactured at Volt Carbon’s subsidiary, Solid Ultrabattery’s facility located in Guelph, Ontario. This activity is anticipated to take place in the upcoming quarter.

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Polestar 5 confirmed with 884 hp, 800-volt architecture

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The Polestar 5 flagship EV will feature an 800-volt electrical architecture and powerful dual-motor all-wheel drive powertrain, Polestar confirmed Wednesday in a press release. Together, the two motors produce 884 hp and 663 lb-ft of torque.

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NHTSA Opens Investigation Into the Chevy Volt

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The Chevrolet Volt was a surprisingly decent car with an innovative powertrain and attractive styling, but its time came to an end a few years back. The NHTSA is looking at 2016 to 2019 Volts after it said it received 61 complaints related to the car’s battery energy control module.

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Ford confirms it received Elon Musk’s “How to Design a 48-Volt Vehicle” pamphlet


When motoring content firm Hagerty published its video review of the Tesla Cybertruck, automotive journalist Jason Cammisa lightly noted that Tesla had sent other auto CEOs a pamphlet called “How to Design a 48-Volt Vehicle.” Don’t hesitate to contact us with news tips.

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Bosch starts production of 800-volt technology for electric vehicles

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Bosch is now starting the production of new powertrain solutions based on 800-volt technology. The 800-volt version of the inverter is based on silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors. In the 800-volt variant of the electric motor, Bosch has increased the power density. These increase efficiency, and thus also range.

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