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Exclusive interview with Michael Lord, Toyota Technical C...

Exclusive interview with Michael Lord, Toyota Technical C...

14 May 2014
After more than 20 years of involvement in powertrain electrification, Toyota is preparing to launch its latest fuel cell electric vehicle in 2015. cars21.com took the opportunity to talk to Michael Lord, Senior Princ...
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Exclusive interview with Bryan Batista, EU sales director...

Exclusive interview with Bryan Batista, EU sales director...

7 August 2013
Tesla Motors is gearing up for the European market, opening stores and service centers across. Since July Tesla has been assembling the Model S in the south of the Netherlands, and will start delivery of the European ...
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Exclusive interview with Shmuel De-Leon, CEO Shmuel De-Le...

Exclusive interview with Shmuel De-Leon, CEO Shmuel De-Le...

1 August 2013
Shmuel De-Leon Energy was founded in 2010 to support the development of the battery industry by sharing information and pushing for cooperation, helping to design the most suitable energy solution for the relevant app...
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Exclusive interview with Ki-Sang Lee, Senior VP, Hyundai ...

Exclusive interview with Ki-Sang Lee, Senior VP, Hyundai ...

16 April 2013
In January, cars21.com reported on a key automotive industry event, EV Japan 2013. One of the main keynote speakers at the technical conference was Ki-Sang Lee, Senior Vice President, Eco-Friendly Vehicle System Devel...
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Lithium-Sulfur: New chemistry to power the EV industry

Lithium-Sulfur: New chemistry to power the EV industry

11 April 2013
Ahead of the 7th Global EV Battery Tech: Cost Reduction Initiative 2013, on the 24th-25th April in London, Dr. Mark Crittenden, of OXIS Energy, shared his thoughts on the latest developments with Electric Vehicle batt...
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Exclusive interview on latest developments for Qualcomm b...

Exclusive interview on latest developments for Qualcomm b...

5 April 2013
Qualcomm is developing its wireless electric vehicle charging solution, improving their product step by step, knowing that like most companies involved in the EV business, they won’t generate any profit for some...
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Interview with Hidetoshi Kusumi, Executive Engineer, Adva...

Interview with Hidetoshi Kusumi, Executive Engineer, Adva...

13 March 2013
The Ride & Drive event of AABC 2013 gave many attendees the opportunity to test-drive EVs not yet available on the market, or at least those only very recently commercially available. It was also a chance for cars...
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Interview w/ Frank Obrist after AABC and SAE conferences

Interview w/ Frank Obrist after AABC and SAE conferences

8 March 2013
Since our first interview earlier this year with Frank Obrist on their new battery system, several important battery conferences have taken place, namely AABC 2013 in Pasadena and the SAE Conference 2013 in Anaheim. c...
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Japanese EV market gains steam in 2013: interview with EV...

Japanese EV market gains steam in 2013: interview with EV...

4 February 2013
In an exclusive interview with cars21.com, the organiser of EV JAPAN 2013, Show Director Masaki Soda from Reed Exhibitions Japan, talks about the history of the Automotive World exhibition, latest developments in the ...
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Exclusive interview with Frank Obrist, CEO, OBRIST Powert...

Exclusive interview with Frank Obrist, CEO, OBRIST Powert...

31 January 2013
Obrist is an Austrian company specialised in mechanical, thermodynamical and electrical engineering. The company has recently developed a lithium-ion battery with innovative thermal management and BMS, offering today ...
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EV Batteries: cell costs down, but not enough  - insights...

EV Batteries: cell costs down, but not enough - insights...

9 August 2012
We know for more than 120 years that electric vehicles are technologically feasible, but when it comes to being able to replace ICEs without a premium price, it is still very difficult, especially because of the batte...
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No uptake of EVs without sufficient supply of graphite - ...

No uptake of EVs without sufficient supply of graphite - ...

27 July 2012
If 5% of cars worldwide were to become electric, current graphite production would need to double, says Greg Bowes, CEO of Northern Graphite. The Ottawa-based Canadian mine development company could be one of the firs...
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Renault-Nissan Alliance is EVerywhere - Interview with Ni...

Renault-Nissan Alliance is EVerywhere - Interview with Ni...

16 July 2012
Renault-Nissan are the first OEMs to have launched a wide range of EVs on the car market. During an event organised by the Alliance, cars21.com took the opportunity to get some insights on the experiences of LEAF driv...
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EV and wireless charging: insights of Qualcomm

EV and wireless charging: insights of Qualcomm

27 June 2012
After announcements to move into wireless charging technology for electric vehicles, U.S. chip maker Qualcomm Inc. presented an all electric Formula-1 style race car prototype in May. cars21.com talked to Joe Barrett,...
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The infrastructure is ready, where are the attractive veh...

The infrastructure is ready, where are the attractive veh...

7 May 2012
Following the strong interest of the association of the electricity industry in Europe (EURELECTRIC) in the development of the electric vehicle market, cars21.com took the opportunity to talk to Hans ten Berge to know...