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Unprecedented success for EVS’ 40th anniversary

Unprecedented success for EVS’ 40th anniversary

19 May 2009
The success of the 24th edition of EVS has brought a wind of change on the ailing auto industry. While traditional auto shows are being cancelled last minute, EVS24 demonstrated through record attendance and high pro...
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EVS 24 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles workshop

EVS 24 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles workshop

15 May 2009
On the eve of the official opening of the EVS 24 conference, PHEV stakeholders from around the world gathered to attend a 300 people workshop. Experts gave a four-part presentation on different issues relating to the ...
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EVS 24 Lithium & Other Battery Technologies workshop

EVS 24 Lithium & Other Battery Technologies workshop

15 May 2009
The battery workshop also held on the eve of the official opening of EVS 24 conference was also successful, as hundreds of people filled up the room of the battery-focused workshop. This session was chaired by Peter V...
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cars21.com reporting from EVS 24, Norway

cars21.com reporting from EVS 24, Norway

13 May 2009
From 13 to 16 May, cars21.com will be reporting from the EVS-Towards Zero Emissions conference in Stavanger, Norway. The International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS), organised by the World Electric V...
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SAE World Congress: Electric mobility on its way

SAE World Congress: Electric mobility on its way

24 April 2009
In a “Race to Green Mobility” - this year’s topic of the SAE World Congress held in Detroit this week - the US automotive industry is undergoing a painful transition towards more sustainable ways of ...
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Washington III: Standards & Partnerships key for US b...

Washington III: Standards & Partnerships key for US b...

20 April 2009
Standardised solutions for battery manufacturing, charging and smart-grid solutions are a prerequisite for a consistent and early use of electric vehicles across the entire USA. In an industry that is being developed ...
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Washington II: US battery industry ready to move quickly

Washington II: US battery industry ready to move quickly

17 April 2009
Materials and processes needed in advanced battery manufacturing can be sourced locally within the US. This was a major conclusion from the first of three days of presentations and panel discussions about the future N...
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Washington I: Building a North American Li-Ion supply chain

Washington I: Building a North American Li-Ion supply chain

16 April 2009
Creating a competitive battery manufacturing base in the US and Canada requires a united approach of manufacturers and legislators. At a technical workshop today, leading battery suppliers and policy officials discuss...
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Washington Advanced Battery Manufacturing Conference

Washington Advanced Battery Manufacturing Conference

15 April 2009
From 15 to 17 April, EV battery stakeholders will be meeting at the Advanced Battery Manufacturing Conference in Washington for a three-day exchange of ideas on the state of play of EV batteries and future possibiliti...
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Geneva auto show: Electric cars - Part II

Geneva auto show: Electric cars - Part II

12 March 2009
This second article explores all-electric vehicles on display at the Geneva auto show. Until 15 March, several world premieres and innovative concepts will draw the visitors’ attention to the fact that 100% fun ...
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Geneva auto show: Electric cars - Part I

Geneva auto show: Electric cars - Part I

10 March 2009
Despite the current crisis in the automotive sector, the Geneva auto show offered only a glimpse into a zero-emissions future, with less than 20 models of full-electric and plug-in hybrids showcased. In this first par...
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Hybrid technology to dominate transport industry in Europe

Hybrid technology to dominate transport industry in Europe

24 September 2008
Heavy vehicles based on hybrid engines are the key focus of presentations at the 62th Exhibition of the Commercial Vehicles (IAA 2008) taking place in Hannover, from 25th September to 2nd October.