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Boeing Taps Canada for Aviation Biofuels

December 8, 2015 in Aviation, Biofuels, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

British Columbia Partnership to Evaluate Forest Waste as Feed

Boeing, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel, Boeing said last week.

Bombardier’s Inductive Battery Bus

June 3, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Improved Primove Vehicle Unveiled at UITP Meeting in Geneva

Canadian passenger railcar (and airplane) manufacturer Bombardier took the occasion of last week’s UITP meeting in Geneva to unveil new features for its “Primove” transit bus, part of a system allowing fully electric operation by charging the vehicle during its work day via inductive power units built into the route roadway.

Maxwell Ultracaps for Bombardier

January 22, 2012 in Uncategorized by rich  |  No Comments

Ultracapacitors from Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) have been selected as the electricity storage element for the EnerGstor braking energy recuperation system by Canada’s Bombardier Transportation, Maxwell reports.

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