So, you decided to make the switch, trading in your trusty internal combustion engine for a zero-emission plug-in, or low-emission plug-in hybrid. Well done!
You probably already know a lot about the advantages of electric vehicle for the environment, but you still need to fit driving an electric vehicle into your daily routine.
When it comes to keeping your electric vehicle charged and ready for the road you can rely on the experts at Chargers Direct to supply and install a charging solution to suit your car, your budget and your lifestyle.
Kentucky-based Kinemetrix, a manufacturer of automated assembly equipment, has developed new scalable, modular EV manufacturing technologies that use 3D vision-guided welding and robotics. The company’s new Agile3D CopperWeld is a process technology that combines 3D vision and TIG welding for joining small copper leads in EV components. Machine vision finds the leads in 3D space,… Read more »
Swiss electronics company ABB is providing charging stations and grid connection hardware for a Swedish charging network developed by state-owned energy company Vattenfall. ABB has already provided equipment for Vattenfall at almost 40 public locations across Sweden. Vattenfall is using the ABB Terra fast charger, which ABB calls the world’s fastest EV charger. ABB’s all-in-one… Read more »
General Motors and LG Chem have announced plans to establish a battery cell assembly plant on a greenfield site in the Lordstown area of Northeast Ohio. The companies will invest up to $2.3 billion in the facility through a new joint venture. The new factory will eventually provide batteries for GM’s electric pickup truck, expected… Read more »
Safety and reliability are fundamentally critical quality parameters for optimized performances in EV battery packs. If you are interested in how thermal management and sealing can help improve the performance of your battery pack, and protect it against harsh environmental conditions, then tune in to this webinar presented by Elkem Silicones. The session will be… Read more »
BMW’s i3 was ahead of its time, but it has had few upgrades since its 2013 unveiling, and the company has fallen behind in the electrification race. Now the Bavarian automaker is making a bid to get back on the lead lap, launching three new EV models over the next couple of years. The iX3,… Read more »