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Qualcomm & Ricardo Sign WEVC Pact

April 4, 2016 in Companies, EVs, EVSE, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Ricardo Sees WEVC as an Enabling Technology for Automakers’

With automakers placing orders, Qualcomm and Ricardo reported a licensing agreement whereby Ricardo is licensed to develop, make and supply WEVC/wireless electric vehicle charging systems for vehicle manufacturers using Qualcomm Halo technology. updated April 5&7

Ricardo EV Motor: ‘Next-Generation’

February 23, 2015 in Electric Drive, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

85 Kilowatts with No Rare Earth Elements

The UK’s Ricardo is promoting a new traction motor for electric vehicles, emphasizing that the 85-kilowatt (114 horsepower) RapidSR design (for switched reluctance) employs no expensive rare earth elements.

Emerald Automotive Reports UK Certification

July 8, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Made-in-Missouri ‘t-001’ PHEV Is Designed for Fleets

Missouri’s Emerald Automotive, which earlier this year launched its plug-in hybrid electric van as the t-001, reports certification of its demonstrator vehicle DV2 by the UK’s Vehicle Certification Agency.

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