Batteries

Battery-Electric Mega Trip: eActros 600 on its way to the Northernmost & Southernmost Points in…

Two near-series eActros 600 prototypes set off from Frankfurt am Main Most extensive test run in the history of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Battery-electric long-haul trucks are traveling more than 13.000 kilometers through more than 20 countries – each truck underway with 40 tons total towing weight Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, … [continued]

e-Boost Mobile with Level 2 EV Chargers at Electric School Bus Depot.

Pioneer Announces e-Boost Order of $7.1 Million from One of the Largest U.S. School Districts

Expects Full Delivery of 25 Units in the First Quarter of 2025 Fort Lee, NJ — Power Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPSI) (“Pioneer” or the “Company”), a leader in the design, manufacture, service and integration of electrical power systems, distributed energy resources, power generation equipment and mobile electric vehicle (“EV”) charging … [continued]

"Mudpots bubble and steam near the Salton Buttes lava domes, a volcanic area at the southeastern end of the Salton Sea, California." Image credit: Deborah Bergfeld, USGS.

Research Details Method to Get Efficient, Environmentally Friendly Lithium

UChicago Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Asst. Prof. Chong Liu discovered the ideal particles for efficiently isolating lithium from seawater, ground water, or other dilute sources of the mineral As the electric vehicle market booms, the demand for lithium — the mineral required for lithium-ion batteries — has also soared. … [continued]

"Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford announces a $3.5 billion investment plan." Image courtesy of Ford.

Europe Far Behind North America in Securing EV Investments

With uncertainty over its 2035 zero-emission car target and a weak industrial policy, Europe is proving less attractive to electric vehicle manufacturers. North America has moved far ahead of Europe in attracting investments in electric vehicle, battery production and charging from carmakers, a new report finds. Weak EU electrification targets in the … [continued]

e-Boost Mobile with extended skid mounted EV Chargers (Photo: Business Wire)

Pioneer Power Receives $5 Million Order from Major U.S. Metro Transit Authority for EV Bus…

e-Boost Selected to Charge Fleet of New Buses for One of the Largest U.S. Metros; Accelerating Metro’s Transition to All EVs by 2028 FORT LEE, N.J. — Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPSI) (“Pioneer”, “Pioneer Power” or the “Company”), a leader in the design, manufacture, service and integration of electrical power … [continued]

Image from Volkswagen AG Rights.

Elli Enters the Industrial Energy Storage Business

Stationary large-scale storage systems are an important component in tomorrow’s energy system. The demand for storage solutions will increase throughout Europe in the coming years, with experts expecting growth by a factor of 100 in Germany alone. Elli will develop and operate energy storage projects on an industrial scale together … [continued]

Introducing the all-new Elli Charger 2. Image from Volkswagen AG.

VW Subsidiary Elli Introduces the All-New Elli Charger 2: Cost-Effective Charging to Drive the Energy…

Lower charging costs thanks to smart charging features: the new Elli Charger 2 optimizes charging according to a home’s solar energy production and electricity prices and reduces charging costs by up to 40 percent. Developed for Europe: tailored to 28 European markets, the Elli Charger 2 will be available in … [continued]