Alternative Vehicles

Electric Charging Station Development Program Accelerates With Motorcar Parts of America’s D&V Electronics Emulator

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

The charger is expected to have up to 400kW capacity to provide an approximately 180-mile range for electric vehicles with less than ten minutes of charging time.

Key Points: 
  • The charger is expected to have up to 400kW capacity to provide an approximately 180-mile range for electric vehicles with less than ten minutes of charging time.
  • The bi-directional battery emulator plays a key role in the development of this extreme charging system by allowing engineers to test multiple input voltages and varying loads along with simulating vehicle-to-grid scenarios.
  • This project highlights the critical role of diagnostic and testing equipment in the development of innovative electric vehicle technology, components, and systems, and the high regard of D&V Electronics in the industry.
  • We are excited to utilize the battery emulator to test all 400kW charging conditions with 200V-1000V charging voltage ranges that encompass all EVs currently in the market.

Global Hydrogen Generation Market (2020 to 2025) - Development of Green Hydrogen Production Technologies Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:49pm

The "Hydrogen Generation Market by Application (Petroleum Refinery, Ammonia & Methanol Production, Transportation, Power Generation), Generation & Delivery Mode (Captive, Merchant), Source (Blue, Green & Grey Hydrogen), Technology, and Region-Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Hydrogen Generation Market by Application (Petroleum Refinery, Ammonia & Methanol Production, Transportation, Power Generation), Generation & Delivery Mode (Captive, Merchant), Source (Blue, Green & Grey Hydrogen), Technology, and Region-Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Rising obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from traditional methods has driven the hydrogen generation market growth.
  • Furthermore, increased demand for long-term storage of renewable energy is driving the hydrogen generation market.
  • However, the high energy consumption of hydrogen generation technologies is likely to hamper the growth of the hydrogen generation market.

Battleground for Electric Vehicle Purchase Consideration is Wide Open, J.D. Power Finds

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration (EVC) Study,SM released today.

Key Points: 
  • Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration (EVC) Study,SM released today.
  • The study finds that firsthand experience with BEVs plays an important role in purchase consideration.
  • Information begets consideration: Nearly one-third (30%) of non-considerers cite a lack of information as a reason for their lack of consideration.
  • The U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration (EVC) Study is a new industry benchmark for gauging EV shopper consideration.

Ocean View School District and The Mobility House Pioneer Model for Electrifying School Bus Fleets in Southern California

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Mobility Houses intelligent Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot will harmonize Ocean View School Districts bus schedules, travel routes, battery life and local utility rates to deliver reliable, clean transportation at the lowest cost to the district.

Key Points: 
  • The Mobility Houses intelligent Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot will harmonize Ocean View School Districts bus schedules, travel routes, battery life and local utility rates to deliver reliable, clean transportation at the lowest cost to the district.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005236/en/
    This groundbreaking project for the district marks a notable milestone on our journey to electrify our entire school bus fleet and reduce pollution in our community, said Ocean View School District Director of Transportation Bob Brown.
  • Ocean View School District is to be commended for demonstrating what's possible for other districts in the county around the future of clean school bus transportation, said Zoheb Davar, business development director for The Mobility House.
  • The Mobility House has 155 employees across its operations in Munich, Zurich and Belmont, Calif. For more information visit mobilityhouse.com .

Mobileye, Transdev ATS and Lohr Group to Develop and Deploy Autonomous Shuttles

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:00am

Mobileye, an Intel Company, Transdev Autonomous Transport System (ATS), part of Transdev Group dedicated to autonomous mobility solutions; and Lohr Group, a mobility solutions manufacturer, today announced a strategic collaboration to develop and deploy autonomous shuttles.

Key Points: 
  • Mobileye, an Intel Company, Transdev Autonomous Transport System (ATS), part of Transdev Group dedicated to autonomous mobility solutions; and Lohr Group, a mobility solutions manufacturer, today announced a strategic collaboration to develop and deploy autonomous shuttles.
  • Mobileye, Transdev ATS and Lohr Group are shaping the future of shared autonomous mobility, and we look forward to bringing our self-driving solutions to regions all over the world.
  • The collaboration between Transdev ATS, Mobileye and Lohr Group is set to provide fully industrialized autonomous shuttles at scale to support the urban autonomous vision, said Marie-Jos Navarre, vice president of Lohr Group.
  • Over the next year, Mobileye will work with Transdev ATS and Lohr Group to integrate and deploy i-Cristal autonomous shuttles leveraging Mobileyes AV technology, Transdev ATSs technology and Lohr Groups industrial expertise.

Global Refrigeration Components Market (2020 to 2025) - Focus on Applications, Component Types, Propulsion Type, and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:01pm

Key Questions Answered in this Report:

Key Points: 
  • Key Questions Answered in this Report:
    How is the refrigeration component market for electric vehicles evolving with new technologies and products in the global market?
  • What is the competitive positioning of various market leaders catering to the demand for refrigeration component market for electric vehicles?
  • Which application type segment is estimated to witness the maximum demand growth in the global refrigeration component market for electric vehicles market during 2019-2025?
  • What are the key offerings of the prominent manufacturers in the global refrigeration component market for electric vehicles market?

Polaris RZR Factory Racing Prevails at the Parker 250

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:05pm

The RZR Factory Racing team successfully showcased why they are the most winning brand in UTV racing at the 2021 Parker 250, the first round of the Best In The Desert series, in Parker, Ariz., by winning the stacked UTV Turbo class, as well as the UTV field overall.

Key Points: 
  • The RZR Factory Racing team successfully showcased why they are the most winning brand in UTV racing at the 2021 Parker 250, the first round of the Best In The Desert series, in Parker, Ariz., by winning the stacked UTV Turbo class, as well as the UTV field overall.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005380/en/
    The Parker 250 was a race we wont forget for a while, said Brett Carpenter, Manager of RZR Factory Racing.
  • Team RZR showed up eager to get the season started and we came away with a big win.
  • Polaris RZR Factory Racing will be back in action at round one of the TexPlex Racing Series, held at TexPlex Park in Midlothian, Texas on March 6.

Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. to Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell on February 26, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADN) (Advent), an innovation-driven company in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology space, announced today that the Companys Chairman and CEO, Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou, will ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell virtually on Friday, February 26, 2021 in celebration of Advents public listing.

Key Points: 
  • Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADN) (Advent), an innovation-driven company in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology space, announced today that the Companys Chairman and CEO, Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou, will ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell virtually on Friday, February 26, 2021 in celebration of Advents public listing.
  • We are honored to ring the opening bell in celebration of our recent Nasdaq listing earlier this month.
  • Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. is an innovation-driven company in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology space.
  • For more information on Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc., please visit the companys website at https://www.advent.energy/
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005632/en/

Omnitek Engineering Receives EURO VI Certification for 13-Liter Natural Gas Engine

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:30pm

Omnitek Engineering Corp. (OTCQB: OMTK) today announced the company has received EURO VI Phase-E certification for its OT13 heavy-duty natural gas engine.

Key Points: 
  • Omnitek Engineering Corp. (OTCQB: OMTK) today announced the company has received EURO VI Phase-E certification for its OT13 heavy-duty natural gas engine.
  • The availability of a competitively priced EURO VI Phase-E heavy-duty 13-liter natural gas engine, coupled with the rapidly emerging build-out of the natural gas fueling infrastructure, should further accelerate the deployment of natural gas heavy-duty vehicles around the world, and we expect strong demand for our engine, said Werner Funk, president and chief executive officer of Omnitek Engineering Corp.
  • He noted achieving the EURO VI Phase-E emissions standard was the result of extensive engine development initiatives and the incorporation of Omniteks patented natural gas engine management system components and a high-efficient catalytic converter.
  • In addition, the price delta between diesel and natural gas makes the utilization of natural gas engines particularly attractive to fleet operators, Funk said.

Renesas and LUPA Accelerate Automotive Smart Camera Development With Open Platform Turnkey Solutions

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005254/en/
    Most smart camera turnkey solutions on the market today take a black box solution approach, making it challenging for OEMs and Tier 1s to address changing market demands and slowing down development.
  • With EagleCAM featuring R-Car SoCs, Renesas and LUPA introduce an open turnkey solution that delivers flexible, high-performance perception while shortening time to market and reducing the bill of materials (BOM) costs.
  • LUPA-Electronics GmbH develops automotive safety systems, offering turnkey solutions to automotive OEMs and Tier 1s.
  • Its first product is EagleCAM, an open, flexible, and extensible camera platform for front camera applications that targets Euro NCAP and C-NCAP safety regulations.