AS Published on Monday 12 December 2022 - n° 428 - Categories:electric vehicles
Vehicle battery prices to rise in 2022 and 2023
One of the most consistent trends in the electric vehicle sector over the past decade has been the decline in battery prices. Prices have fallen from over $1,000 per kilowatt hour in 2010, to $141 per kWh last year. This has prompted carmakers to
AS Published on Sunday 6 November 2022 - n° 423 - Categories:electric vehicles
An electric tricycle with a range of 200 km and a carrying capacity of 300 kg
Swedish company Clean Motion has developed a solar-powered delivery vehicle. The electric tricycle called "Evig" (Swedish for "eternal") is equipped with a 570-watt solar roof. It is powered by
AS Published on Saturday 15 October 2022 - n° 420 - Categories:electric vehicles
Toyota does not believe in the widespread use of electric vehicles (EVs)
Despite the continued acceleration of the global EV growth trend, automotive leader Toyota remains pessimistic about EVs. It does not believe
L R AS Published on Saturday 17 September 2022 - n° 416 - Categories:electric vehicles
Several players are positioning themselves on the market for electric vehicle recharging:
Several players are positioning themselves on the electric vehicle recharging market:
Shell will use the Israeli Driivz charging platform in Europe.
AS Published on Tuesday 21 June 2022 - n° 409 - Categories:electric vehicles
A refrigerated truck using PV panels
Germany's Sono Motors has signed an agreement with French refrigerated vehicle supplier Chéreau to develop refrigerated vehicles powered by an integrated solar panel. The two companies will build and test a prototype vehicle,
L R AS Published on Tuesday 21 June 2022 - n° 409 - Categories:electric vehicles
How to achieve fast EV charging?
The full charge of an electric vehicle is slow, not available everywhere and provides limited range. These three factors limit the spread of electric vehicles. Therefore, researchers propose
AS Published on Tuesday 7 June 2022 - n° 407 - Categories:electric vehicles
The development of electric mobility has accelerated in France in 2021
According to Avere-France indicators, the development of electric mobility has accelerated. It is now worldwide. In 2021, electric cars will account for 12% of the automotive market (compared with less than 1% in 2013), with 6 million vehicles sold (+100% compared with 2020).
L R AS Published on Tuesday 7 June 2022 - n° 407 - Categories:electric vehicles
Price increases for battery materials create uncertainty for EV sales
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are currently being challenged by continued increases in material prices, component shortages, and environmental factors that could erode consumers' ability to purchase new vehicles: demand for EVs is likely to
AS Published on Tuesday 24 May 2022 - n° 405 - Categories:electric vehicles
The success of electric vehicles is driving up the price of battery components
The rapid growth in demand for electric vehicles (EVs) leading to the purchase of energy storage systems has intensified the shortage of lithium batteries.The rapid growth in demand for electric vehicles (EVs), leading to the purchase of energy storage systems, has intensified the demand for lithium batteries, while prices for battery materials are even higher due to overbooking of components by manufacturers, according to Chinese media.
The industry is growing so fast that upstream material suppliers cannot meet the increasing demand, causing their prices to rise beyond acceptable levels.
L R AS Published on Monday 16 May 2022 - n° 404 - Categories:electric vehicles
EVs cheaper than petrol cars in the US?
According to a study of the comparative cost of electric vehicles and gasoline cars in the US, EVs are cheaper than gasoline cars in the US, depending on the state and incentives.
AS Published on Tuesday 29 March 2022 - n° 399 - Categories:electric vehicles
Demand for EV batteries limited by supply!
According to Wood Mackenzie, demand for batteries for electric vehicles is expected to increase so much that there will be insufficient supply until 2023.
According to the analyst, lithium iron phosphate batteries
L R AS Published on Monday 17 January 2022 - n° 389 - Categories:electric vehicles
The different ways of recharging your car battery
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) has studied how to charge electric cars. It sought to find out how much electricity from a private photovoltaic system can be used. Data from 78 vehicle users were examined as well as the output of the solar systems.
L R AS Published on Monday 29 November 2021 - n° 384 - Categories:electric vehicles
The vanadium flow battery was coupled to a vehicle battery charger. With success
The vanadium flow battery technology was tested with a stand-alone charger in Australia. An AC charger was coupled to a 5 kW/30 kWh vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB)
AS Published on Monday 15 November 2021 - n° 382 - Categories:electric vehicles
The change from the combustion engine to the hydrogen engine will take place over the long, long term
Automotive companies are facing a change in technology. They are forced to abandon combustion vehicles and explore fuel cell electric vehicles. The research firm IDTechEx has analysed the change this will bring.
AS Published on Tuesday 2 November 2021 - n° 380 - Categories:electric vehicles, various issues around PV
Putting up signs on motorways
American researchers have created a tool for solar assessment of highway rights-of-way (ROW). The installation of solar panels at exits