Published on 28.02.2015
Samsung SDI Co. Ltd., a global leader in energy solutions and electronic materials, has agreed to acquire the battery pack business of Magna International, a leading global automotive supplier. The acquisition is a key strategic step for Samsung SDI to strengthen her competitiveness in the automotive battery business. The acquisition is expected to enhance Samsung SDI’s capabilities in batteries for electric vehicles by combining the company’s established leadership in battery cells and modules with Magna's expertise in battery packs.
Published on 27.02.2015
Coal from China could become a major source of the metal lithium, according to recent geochemistry research carried out in the ciuntry. Lithium is an essential component of rechargeable batteries used almost ubiquitously in mobile gadgets such as phones, laptops, tablet computers and in many electric vehicles. The full story can be found in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology.
Published on 25.02.2015
The Dutch manufacturer of electric buses Ebusco has delivered a first bus to the municipality of Monaco. It will be used on the city’s busline 100, in the northeastern part of the town. The Ebusco has a length of 12 meters.
Published on 24.02.2015
They will be presenting the prototypes in Turkey within the scope of Eurasia Rail 2015 fair. Taking part in various rail system and public transportation projects across the world, Bozankaya is breaking new grounds thanks to the domestically manufactured 100% low-base tramcar, trambus, underground and electrically-driven bus projects. Bozankaya will highlight its domestic tramcar and trambus projects during the Eurasia Rail Fair early March. It will also present its electrically-driven bus for the first time in Turkey.
Published on 22.02.2015
Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has announced its new energy vehicle plan for the year at a recent event in Shenzhen, according to reports in the Chinese media. At the event, BYD CEO Wang Chuanfu stated that the manufacturer is planning to build brand new product supply lines for new energy vehicles, allowing BYD to cover all segments in the new energy vehicle market.