|LONDON FORMULA E RACE GETS GREEN LIGHT|
| ||- Wandsworth Council confirm Battersea Park to host 'double-header' on 27 & 28 June 2015
- Organisers unveil proposed circuit layout for Rounds 10 & 11
LONDON, UK (February 19 2015): Following a decision by Wandsworth Council, the London race of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has received planning approval to be held within the grounds of Battersea Park. The London ePrix will also encompass two separate races – Rounds 10 and 11 – on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June, increas...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CARS INTRODUCES TWIN ENGINE TECHNOLOGY IN WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL AND CLEANEST SUV|
|The first Volvo designed from the ground up for plug-in/electrification compatibility, the XC90 T8 delivers all the performance of a luxury SUV, but with emission levels that even small hybrid cars struggle to match.
When designing the XC90 T8, Volvo Cars chose not to compromise on performance, driving pleasure, efficiency or even luggage space. By building on the new modular Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform and successful Drive-E petrol powertrain, the company has created a uniqu...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN E-GOLF TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW|
|The first fully electric Volkswagen for the U.S. market promises everyday usability and versatility with zero tailpipe emissions and low ownership costs
◾ Drivetrain consists of 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and 115 horsepower electric motor: 7.2 kW onboard charger is standard
◾ Three driver selectable regenerative braking modes
◾ Standard Fast Charging capability allows 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes
◾ Roadside Assistance Plan takes the anxiety out of 'range anxiety'
◾ First Vo...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CAR GROUP MAKES CONVENTIONAL BATTERIES A THING OF THE PAST|
|Volvo Car Group has developed a revolutionary concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles. The material, consisting of carbon fibers, nano-structured batteries and super capacitors, offers lighter energy storage that requires less space in the car, cost effective structure options and is eco-friendly.
As part of an EU-funded research project, including nine other major participants, Volvo Car Group was the onl...[Read more...]|
|BRITAIN'S RACING LORD AIMS TO RAISE SUB-1000 KG ELECTRIC CAR WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD AT BONNEVILLE SPEED SHOOTOUT|
|10 September 2013 : Technology entrepreneur, former UK science minister and racing driver Lord (Paul) Drayson is bringing his spectacular Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype racing car to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in an attempt to raise the sub-1000kg electric car world land speed record.
Drayson Racing achieved a 204.2mph average speed (subject to FIA homologation) over the measured mile earlier this summer at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, UK, and is aiming to go e...[Read more...]|