Sweden Tries Solar-Powered Hybrid Truck On Public Roads

A unique hybrid truck with a solar panel-covered trailer is being tested on public roads, as a result of a two-year research collaboration involving Scania, Uppsala University, Eksjö Maskin & Truck, Midsummer, Ernsts Express, and Dalakraft.  The solar-powered truck has been developed in a research project partly funded by the government agency of innovation Vinnova […]

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CSIR-CMERI Scientists Develop ‘Made in India Electric Tractors’

West Bengal-based Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) has now developed an indigenously developed fully electric tractor named for farmers. CMERI operates under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of the Indian government. CMERI has named the electric tractor ‘CSIR Prima ET 11’.  CMERI claimed that the electric vehicle was produced only with […]

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Electric Bus Maker Yutong Launches Integrated Solution For EVs

Chinese electric bus manufacturer Yutong Bus has launched an integrated control technology platform for new energy commercial vehicles. The first-ever software- and hardware-integrated EV-specific platform for the industry could potentially revolutionize the new commercial energy vehicle sector. The platform has been named ‘YEA.’ With this platform, Yutong claims to integrate software and hardware seamlessly. It […]

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Powering the Shift for 2W Segment Towards Electric Mobility

The future of the electric 2W market is growing rapidly and the major drivers for this market are those with focus on the reduction of emissions. The future of the electric two-wheeler (2W) market is growing rapidly and the major drivers for this market are the increasingly health-conscious consumers, high traffic congestions, environmental concerns and […]

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PG&E reaches 2.4GW Private Rooftop Solar Milestone

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has announced that the company will soon reach a milestone of 2,409 megawatts of installed private rooftop solar capacity on the energy grid, representing more than 275,000 solar customers in Northern and Central California. PG&E expects to reach this state-mandated limit for its current rooftop solar program this month. […]

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