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EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

Although most EV buyers are in cities or suburbs, increasing numbers of people in rural areas are choosing battery powered cars, Normand says. BARCELONA — The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles …

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Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 to its growing collection of premium market research reports. To control the flow of energy, the switching electronic circuits are used. These switching electronic circuits are called power electronics. Power electronics are also considered …

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Join the electric car revolution

Join the electric car revolution

A revolutionary transition in transportation has begun, namely, the electrification of nearly all modes of transportation. Norway has had an electric ferry since 2015. Boeing and Microsoft have invested in a company that plans to make hybrid electric/fossil fuel aircraft. Electric buses are more commonly seen on city streets. Production has begun on 18-wheelers powered by hydrogen fuel cells that …

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Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

John Cushman developing technology to recharge BEV and HEV batteries like refueling car at gas station. Qualcomm Gets EV Charging Off the Ground An instantly rechargeable system for battery-electric and hybrid-electric vehicle batteries being developed at Purdue University is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly, its inventors say. Researchers at the Indiana university say its system recharges vehicle batteries through a …

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Stealthy VR Startup Develops Ultra-High Resolution ‘Bionic’ Headset

Stealthy VR Startup Develops Ultra-High Resolution ‘Bionic’ Headset

But don’t ring the death knell just yet. A European startup company, coming out of stealth mode this week, claims that it has solved one of VR’s most persistent bugaboos — low resolution images. By creatively hacking existing display technologies, engineers at the Finnish company Varjo say they can deliver optical resolution up to 70 times the clarity of current …

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NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets

NASA's Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. | NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life. The Kepler mission team released a survey of 219 potential exoplanets — planets outside of our solar …

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ESA moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions

ESA moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions

LISA would use three spacecraft linked by lasers to detect passing gravitational waves. Credit: AEI/MM/exozet WASHINGTON — The European Space Agency has selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science mission, scheduled for launch by 2034. ESA announced June 20 that its Science Program Committee has formally selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission for …

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B612 studying smallsat missions to search for near Earth objects

B612 studying smallsat missions to search for near Earth objects

The B612 Foundation is no longer pursuing a large space telescope called Sentinel (above) to look for near Earth asteroids in favor of a concept using smaller spacecraft. Credit: B612 Foundation WASHINGTON — The B612 Foundation, which once sought to privately develop a large space observatory to search for potentially hazardous near Earth objects (NEOs), is now studying an alternative …

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NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Identifies 219 New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Identifies 219 New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Astronomers have identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star’s habitable zone. NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates …

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