Rolls-Royce officials in London are using data gleaned from its Trent aircraft engines in service with airlines to optimize maintenance, service, and even product development. The power and propulsion technology provider is using IFS Maintenix from global enterprise applications company IFS in Linkoping, Sweden, to exchange data with airlines operating Rolls-Royce Trent 1000, Trent XWB, and Trent 7000 engines.
Urban Electric Networks, Ltd. – a British electric vehicle (EV) charging station start-up – has developed the first pop-up charge point that addresses the problem of charging for the 50% of urban drivers in the United Kingdom that park on-street at night.
Subaru Corporation is partnering with Pittsburgh-based ANSYS, Inc. to develop control systems that deliver unrivaled safety and reliability for their next-generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Namely, Subaru is using ANSYS SCADE tools to automate and expedite the precise design and validation of embedded software in the electronic control units (ECUs) for the company’s new e-Boxer system.
Phoenix-based Local Motors is debuting its new Olli self-driving shuttle at a major business park in Rancho Cordova, California. According to Local Motors, the 12-passenger autonomous vehicle is the world's first to be co-created using additive manufacturing techniques, commonly referred to as 3D printing, at distributed microfactories.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and EVgo Services LLC. are installing 200 direct current fast chargers (DCFC) across the United States to expand the available charging network for electric vehicle (EV) owners. The DCFC units are capable of delivering 100 kilowatts of power and have both CHAdeMO and CCS connectors to facilitate a wider variety of EVs.
On a 100-point scale, the Mobility Confidence Index for self-driving vehicles is 36 and EVs is 55, suggesting that marketing self-driving technology to consumers to build understanding, trust, and acceptance may be an industry-wide challenge on a similar scale of actually developing EVs and automated vehicles.
The Oxford-based battery developer and the Denver-based electric aircraft company are launching the initial phase of a high-voltage Li-S advanced battery pack development program that could result in significantly higher energy cells for aerospace applications.
Acura’s latest video provides a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to manufacture the second generation Acura NSX hybrid supercar at its Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio.
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