Minister for Transport and City Services, Chris Steel said the ACT Government is exploring opportunities to partner with providers on this transformation of the ACT’s bus fleet and is keen to hear from all parts of industry to inform the future procurement of the 90 battery electric buses in mid-2021. “Transport is the ACT largest … Continue reading ACT gov announces market sounding for 90 electric buses
A team from The Australian National University (ANU) will lead research into how electric vehicles (EVs) can support our energy grids. The EVs will act to prevent blackouts and the researchers say that if all of Australia’s vehicles went electric they would provide more power than five Snowy Hydro 2.0s. The Australian-first trial will show … Continue reading Electric vehicle fleets to backup the grid
A company that has been at the forefront of electric vehicle design and development for over 20 years has supplied a test rig based on a wireless torque sensor to a world renowned UK University automotive research facility. Based in Fareham, Hants, Tirius has been built on pioneering work on an all-electric single seat racing … Continue reading Electric vehicle pioneer favours wireless test rigs
Samsung DI has introduced a high-energy density battery cell of the next generation that is claimed to have a driving range of up to 600km.
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
The power electronics business as applied to electric vehicles is becoming so huge that divergent approaches are needed.