Month: January 2019

28th March 2019 | International Centre | Telford | The Future of Energy Management Technology

This tiny Bluetooth chip doesn’t need a battery because it harvests energy from the air

Amazon and Samsung are both investors, and a full release planned for 2020 The Internet of Things promises to connect billions of otherwise ordinary devices to the internet, but when each one needs to have its own battery, there’s a limit to how small or cheap they can become. A new paper-thin Bluetooth chip that’s…
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16th January 2019 0

Volkswagen will make electric cars in Tennessee, at expanded plant

Volkswagen today announced that it would use Chattanooga, Tennessee as its North American base for assembling electric cars. The decision to expand its Chattanooga facility means that many, if not all, of the vehicles that will be sold in the U.S. under Volkswagen’s new electric vehicle initiative will also be built in the U.S., not…
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15th January 2019 0

Cadillac to lead GM electrification

Cadillac will be GM’s lead electric vehicle brand and will introduce the first model from the company’s all-new battery electric vehicle architecture (BEV3), GM announced on Friday. The new BEV3 flexible platform will provide a broad array of body styles and will be offered in front-wheel, rear-wheel and all-wheel configurations. Its most critical components —…
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14th January 2019 0

Tesla’s Winter Testing Facility In Alaska Is Pretty Incredible

AN INSIDE LOOK AT TESLA’S WINTER TESTING FACILITY IN ALASKA When it comes to winter driving, electric vehicles have a couple of drawbacks, as CNET writer Tim Stevens, an EV owner who lives in a northern climate, knows from personal experience. Extreme temperatures, hot or cold, tend to have a negative effect on battery packs,…
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11th January 2019 0

Half of all cars sold in Norway in 2018 were electric

Norway got rich by selling oil—but it believes the fuel doesn’t have a future on its own roads. The country plans to end sales of all gasoline-powered cars by 2025. Based on the latest data from 2018, it seems to be heading in the right direction. Half of all passenger cars sold in Norway that…
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10th January 2019 0

Williams Advanced Engineering to present at the Battery Tech Expo UK 2019

The Battery Tech Expo UK running 28th March 2019 at the International Centre, Telford, is pleased to announce Williams Advanced Engineering will be presenting on the day. Full synopsis to be announced. About Williams Advanced Engineering – www.williamsf1.com Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. The company provides…
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8th January 2019 0