Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(ORNL) in late February demonstrated a 20-kilowatt bi-directional
wireless charging system installed on a UPS medium-duty, plug-in hybrid
electric delivery truck.
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), an open source project developing a shared
software platform for in-vehicle technology, announced the latest code
release of the AGL platform, UCB 9.0, also known under the codename
Amphenol Advanced Sensors now offers its Coolant Leak Detection Sensor
for use in Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicles (EV/HEV) to detect the
presence of water and coolant in the vehicle’s battery pack enclosure.
The dream that lithium batteries could one day power Electric Vehicles
(EVs) to travel more than 2,000 km on a single charge is set to become
reality, thanks to scientist team of Brighsun New Energy (based in
AKASOL has commissioned Woll Maschinenbau GmbH, a highly experienced and
globally operating company from Saarbrücken, with the development and
supply of highly automated production equipment for the Gigafactory 1 at
its new site in Darmstadt.
Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon
neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle
industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a
preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture.