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Exclusive interview with Innomot about the Hüttlin-R...

Exclusive interview with Innomot about the Hüttlin-R...

7 April 2011
Amongst the world premieres in the Green Pavilion of the Geneva Motor Show in March was one that attracted most of the OEMs' leadership: Innomot's Hüttlin-Range-Extender®, celebrated as a “paradigm shif...
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Exclusive interview with Dan Squiller, CEO PowerGenix

Exclusive interview with Dan Squiller, CEO PowerGenix

16 February 2011
PowerGenix manufactures high-power, low-cost Nickel-Zinc rechargeable batteries. During the 11th AABC in Pasadena, cars21.com met up with Dan Squiller, CEO of PowerGenix and talked with him about Batteries for HEVs.&n...
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EU Committee of Regions goes Green – Interview with...

EU Committee of Regions goes Green – Interview with...

19 December 2011
On Thursday 15 December 2011, the EU Committee of the Regions has received the keys of a 100% electric Nissan LEAF that will be used by the institution during VIP visits in Brussels and for general logistical purposes...
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Exclusive interview with Roger Bedell, CEO of Opbrid SL

Exclusive interview with Roger Bedell, CEO of Opbrid SL

3 February 2011
In October 2010, Spain-based Opbrid Transporte Sostenible S.L. introduced the Bůsbaar—an overhead, pantograph-based fast-charging station for electric buses. cars21.com has talked to Opbrid's CEO Mr. Roger ...
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Exclusive interview with Robert Stüssi, AVERE

Exclusive interview with Robert Stüssi, AVERE

29 June 2009
As the president of AVERE, the European interest body to promote electric vehicles, Robert Stüssi can build on decades of research, industry, and consulting experience. At the 1st German Electric Vehicle Congress...
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Exclusive cars21.com Interview: Dr. Peter Harrop, IDTechEx

Exclusive cars21.com Interview: Dr. Peter Harrop, IDTechEx

1 April 2011
As the market for electric vehicles heats up, a number of key differences are appearing in global EV approaches. cars21.com has talked to Dr. Peter Harrop, founder and chairman of IDTechEx, a company that provides ind...
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Exclusive interview with David MacInnes, CEO of VSPC - pa...

Exclusive interview with David MacInnes, CEO of VSPC - pa...

4 August 2011
In the first half of 2011, VSPC announced a technological breakthrough in lithium iron phosphate (LFP) nano-scale materials that would allow charging a battery in the same time that it takes to refuel a car at the gas...
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Exclusive interview with Dr John Richmond, Tata Motors

Exclusive interview with Dr John Richmond, Tata Motors

20 October 2011
Tata Motors is India's largest vehicle manufacturer, producer of the $2,000 car (the Nano), and designer of the world's cheapest high-rise apartments. Tata is also proud to become one of the few mainstream manufactur...
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Exclusive interview with Petr Dolejsi, Director Mobility ...

Exclusive interview with Petr Dolejsi, Director Mobility ...

1 December 2011
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) represents the interest of the 15 European car, truck and bus manufacturers at EU level. Petr Dolejsi, Director of Mobility and Sustainable Transport has...
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Exclusive interview with George Blankenship, VP Worldwide...

Exclusive interview with George Blankenship, VP Worldwide...

15 March 2012
Tesla is known to be the first company to have produced a pure electric sports car, the Tesla Roadster. During the Geneva Motor Show, cars21.com talked to Mr. George Blankenship, VP Worldwide Sales & Ownership Exp...
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Interview with Enel: Utilities and OEMs on their way to d...

Interview with Enel: Utilities and OEMs on their way to d...

25 April 2012
In February 2012, six German utilities and OEMs formed a joint venture to harmonise billing and authentication systems and charging processes for electric vehicles. Since then, GM France and EDF have announced their p...
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Batteries 2010: Exclusive Interview with Christophe Pillo...

Batteries 2010: Exclusive Interview with Christophe Pillo...

29 September 2010
Christophe Pillot, scientific director for the BATTERIES 2010 event taking place from 29 September to 1 October in Cannes, France, and Battery survey manager at AVICENNE, has talked to cars21.com about developments in...
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Exclusive interview with Better Place

Exclusive interview with Better Place

29 November 2010
The unique business model of Better Place is frequently discussed and the company often claims the headlines in the EV world. cars21.com has talked to representatives of the company in Japan about the successful trial...
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Exclusive interview with Andrew Ng, Chairman of GP Batteries

Exclusive interview with Andrew Ng, Chairman of GP Batteries

2 December 2010
During the EVS 25 in November 2010 in Shenzhen, cars21.com used the opportunity to talk to key players in the Chinese market. Among them, GP Batteries, a company of the Gold Peak Group and China's largest consumer bat...
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Exclusive interview with EVB Technology: Insights from th...

Exclusive interview with EVB Technology: Insights from th...

10 February 2011
EVB Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gold Peak, an important player in the Chinese battery market. Gold Peak recently bought Vectrix, the manufacturer of chic electric scooters, out of bankruptcy and placed ...