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Fraunhofer Institute - Fastracking Innovation of Electric Vehicles

Fraunhofer wheel hub motor on "freccO" demo vehicle

Battery systems, chargers, wheel hub motors – in the cars of the future, what will the components look like, and how will they interact with each other? Fraunhofer researchers are engineering the parts for electric vehicles and testing them on »Frecc0«, their demonstration vehicle. In a multi-disciplinary [...]

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Hydrogen Fueling Station in Hamburg Germany to Utilize HyStat Electrolyzers

Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products, has announced that the company has been awarded a contract for two HySTAT-60 electrolyzers by The Linde Group for installation as part of a fueling station in HafenCity, Hamburg. The fueling station will be integrated and managed by Vattenfall, the Swedish power [...]

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Audi Wins “Most Environmental Friendly Car” Award at Petit Le Mans

Audi Sport Team Joest’s test entry in the 1000-mile “Petit Le Mans” race at Road Atlanta (U.S. state of Georgia) had an unexpected outcome: The American endurance classic had to be red flagged just before half-time due to torrential rainfall. Although Audi had led almost entirely, the two R15 TDI prototypes were only classified in [...]

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Better Place Announces EV Infrastructure Development Partners -Intel,Microsoft and Flextronics

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Better Place marked its next major technology milestone by demonstrating its electric vehicle (EV) services platform for making electric cars more convenient and affordable than internal combustion engine cars, unleashing a new era for wide-scale EV adoption. In conjunction with Renault’s unveiling of the world’s first switchable battery EV for [...]

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The Netherlands Places Order for 75 Natural Gas Powered Daimler Buses

Daimler Buses has once again won two contracts, and as a result it will deliver a total of 425 buses to the Netherlands by December. The biggest contract from the Netherlands to date is for 350 Mercedes-Benz urban and intercity buses, which were ordered by Qbuzz, a private bus operator with headquarters in Amersfoort. The [...]

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The Audi A4 3.0 TDI Clean Diesel Quattro 34.49 MPG Average


Using what the company considers as the world’s cleanest diesel technology, the 3.0 TDI clean diesel already meets the Euro 6 emission standard not scheduled to enter into force until 2014. Having debuted in the Audi Q7, the innovative engine is now coming to the A4. The powerful TDI is not only extremely [...]

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Volvo Cars and Vattenfall form the V² Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Partnership

We have access to an extremely extensive bank of expertise. I feel that the name of the company, V², symbolises the strength of our cooperation. V stands for both Vattenfall and Volvo. Working together, one plus one is not two; rather, we will considerably multiply the scope for creating a truly successful plug-in hybrid car [...]

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The Audi e-tron Four Motor Electric Car Capable of 154 Miles Between Charges


In Frankfurt,Germany this week Audi presented the e-tron, a high-performance sports car with a purely electric drive system.

Four motors – two each at the front and rear axles – drive the wheels, making the concept car a true quattro. Producing 230 kW (313 hp) and 4,500 Nm (3,319.03 lb-ft) of torque, the two-seater accelerates [...]

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Joint Press Release of Linde, Daimler, EnBW, NOW, OMV, Shell, Total and Vattenfall: Initiative “H2 Mobility”

Today leading industrial companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Berlin with the participation of the German Minister of Transport, Wolfgang Tiefensee. The agreement intends the evaluation of the setup of a hydrogen infrastructure in Germany so as to promote serial production of electric vehicles with fuel cell. This marks a major step towards [...]

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Germany to Install EV Charging Stations made by California’s Coulomb Industries

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Coulomb Technologies the leader in networked charging station infrastructure today announced the first German installation of ChargePoint® Networked Charging Stations. The public utility in Bochum has activated five charging stations installed by distribution partner 365 Energy Group. The ChargePoint charging stations ensure that in the future electric vehicles can easily be “fueled” in [...]

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