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XL Hybrids Trumpets 26% Gain in MPG

August 19, 2016 in Electric Drive, Hybrids, Testing by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Independent Testing to U.S. EPS UDDS Bears It Out

XL Hybrids’s XL3 hybrid electric drive provides a 26% improvement in miles per gallon on the Ford Transit van, according to independent testing on the U.S. EPA UDDS/Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule drive cycle, XL says. updated August 22 & 24
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Qualcomm Webinar on Wireless Charging

November 11, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, Electric Drive, EVs, industrial, investments, Research, Technology, Testing, transit by Jon LeSage  |  No Comments

Wireless Charging Moving Forward

Wireless charging will contribute to mass-market production of electric vehicles by automakers and their suppliers, according to a webinar presented by Qualcomm Halo. Keith Malinson, an industry analyst with WiseHarbor, and Anthony Thomson, vice president of development and marketing, Qualcomm Halo, gave a presentation on the technology innovations bringing wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC) to market.
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UPS Deploying 18 Electric Trucks

November 10, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, Electric Drive, EVs, industrial, investments, Research, Technology, Testing, transit by Jon LeSage  |  No Comments

DoE Provided Grant Funding

UPS has purchased 18 electric delivery vehicles for the Houston-Galveston area in Texas. The purchases are part of a partnership with U.S. Department of Energy, local governments, and the non-profit Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). These vehicles were designed by the Workhorse Group for UPS, and are expected to reduce consumption of an estimated 1.1 million gallons of diesel fuel over 20 years.
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TransPower and IKEA Test Tractor

November 10, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, Electric Drive, EVs, industrial, investments, Research, Technology, Testing, transit by Jon LeSage  |  No Comments

Year-long Test Results from Electric Truck

IKEA and TransPower announced results from their first year of testing a demonstration vehicle. An electric yard tractor has been driven at IKEA’s distribution center in Tejon, Calif. TransPower’s electric propulsion has powered a Kalmar heavy-duty tractor, which is being used to minimize CO2 emissions.
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Proterra Claims 258 Miles on a Charge

September 3, 2015 in batteries, Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, milestones, Technology, Testing by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Catalyst XR Bus ‘Shatters Electric Vehicle Range Perceptions,’ Company Says

Proterra is reporting today that its 40-foot Catalyst XR bus logged 258 miles on a single charge at the Michelin Laurens Proving Grounds in Mountville, S.C. The bus was fitted with eight NMC/nickel manganese cobalt lithium ion battery packs with a total energy capacity of 257 kilowatt-hours.
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New Flyer Wraps XE40’s Altoona Tests

September 1, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, New Products, Testing, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Highest Passenger Carrying Capability of Any Electric Bus in North America’

New Flyer Industries completed the Federal Transit Administration “Altoona” test program for its new 100% battery electric Xcelsior XE40 bus, the company said Tuesday.
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Ricardo Test Facility in Santa Clara, Calif.

January 21, 2014 in Testing by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dual-Fuel and Natural Gas-Powered Engines, Aftertreatment, and Fuel Cells

Ricardo is establishing itself at a 20,000-square-foot facility in Santa Clara, Calif. “further expanding the company’s development and testing capabilities for aftertreatment systems, gasoline, diesel, dual-fuel and natural gas-powered engines, and fuel cells.”
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