|CPT SEES RAPIDLY GROWING INTEREST IN 48V MILD HYBRID TECHNOLOGY AT INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE SYMPOSIUM|
| ||Environmental award winner Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) witnessed more interest in 48V mild hybrid vehicles when it recently showcased its switched-reluctance (SR) motor-generator technology during three days of auto industry presentations and deep engineering discussions at the international SAE 2015 Hybrid & Electric Vehicles Technologies Symposium held in Los Angeles on 10-12 February.
'Hybridisation at 48V provides a cost-effective near term alternative to full hybrids and pure ele...[Read more...]|
|HONDA FCV CONCEPT MAKES WORLD DEBUT IN JAPAN|
|◾Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of the next-generation zero emissions Honda fuel-cell vehicle
◾Next-generation Honda FCV intends to provide significant gains in real-world performance, cost reduction, efficiency, packaging and appeal, including more than 300-mile driving range
Nov 16, 2014 - TOKYO -- The Honda FCV Concept, Honda's fuel-cell vehicle concept, made its world debut today in Japan. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of Honda's fuel-cel...[Read more...]|
|Talkin' ‘Bout a Revolution|
|• A healthy obsession leads Jackie Birdsall and TTC to the forefront of history |
The word she keeps using is 'obsessed.'
Jackie Birdsall became 'obsessed' with cars when she was a teenager. That made her 'obsessed' with the history of auto icons like Henry Ford and Lee Iacocca. In 2003, she did an internship with
Daimler-Chrysler, leading to an 'obsession' with hydrogen fuel cell technology.
And now, as an engineer at Toyota Technical Center, Birdsall is 'obsessed' with bringi...[Read more...]
|HONDA R&D INSTALLS ADVANCED FAST-FILL HYDROGEN REFUELING STATION|
|◾New station on Honda R&D Americas' Torrance, California campus built in anticipation of Honda's next-generation fuel cell electric vehicle, due in 2015
◾Honda-developed hydrogen refueling protocol significantly reduces fill time
03/03/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Preparing for the 2015 introduction of the next Honda fuel cell-electric vehicle (FCEV), Honda R&D Americas has installed a state-of-the-art hydrogen refueling station on its Torrance, California campus. This advanced station ...[Read more...]|
|Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid wins EBUS Award|
|• Award for the advanced hybrid technology from
• Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid impresses with synergies from the passenger car segment
• Judges praise the 'seriousness' of development efforts
In the fuel cell bus category, the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid won the EBUS Award, the environmental award for public local transport. Roman Biondi, brand spokesman for Mercedes-Benz buses and EvoBus, and Ulrich Piotrowski, the Market Launch Manager for Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses, a...[Read more...]|