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Konvekta AES-Mode for e-bus heating: energy efficiency grows 50%

Konvekta AES-Mode: energy consumption of e-bus heating can be reduced thanks to a new software used together with the CO2 heat pump. According to tests carried out in Germany, the system requires half energy to generate the same amount of heat. With e-mobility, heating and air-conditioning system su...

Stress level: what hurts? [The Battery Cycle #7]

Below, a new contribution fromClaudius Jehle, CEO of volytica diagnostics GmbH*.It’s the seventh of a series of knowledge articles (a cycle, indeed) on a series of topics around Li-Ion Batteries,written by Claudius and other field-related experts.Feedbacks, questions and contributions...

Newly refurbished Scania battery lab in Södertälje is up and running

The newly refurbished Scania battery lab in Södertälje is up and running. It is quite an important facility within the company’s headquarters in Sweden, alongside the new battery assembly plant (equipped with ABB robots), as well as the test track optimised for electric and autonomous vehicles that ...

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The electric axle ZF on Optare and New Flyer buses

ZF is highlighting two market successes for its AxTrax AVE electric portal axle (initially known as AVE 130). Firstly, 31 of the famous red London double-decker buses will be equipped with this technology. The electric buses will be built by British manufacturer Optare and comply with one of the str...

Firecom Automotive fire extinguishing system approved ECE-R107

Aerosol fire extinguishing system AK0746 by Firecom Automotive has received approval according to the new regulation ECE-R107, which aims to standardize rules for accessories and vehicle spart parts in Europe. The system, which fight fire arising in the engine compartment of of buses and coaches, is...

Alstom chooses Forsee Power batteries for Aptis

Alstom Aptis will be equipped with Nmc Li-ion batteries by Forsee Power. The announcement come from Alstom, that is approaching the begin of serial production of its first electric bus, designed with a innovative design that takes inspiration from tramways and provide large windows and a spacious fu...

Akasol is working on future Nmc battery for Mercedes eCitaro

Following the world premiere of Mercedes eCitaro, when Daimler management announced the roadmap of expected batteries’ development claiming that in 2020 Akasol Nmc batteries will be able to carry 35 per cent more energy in the same space/weight, now Akasol takes the floor, with a press release...

Solaris Bus & Coach, heating an electric bus is a LPG affair

Solaris, the electric bus is heated with Lpg. It’s one of the recent achievements of Solaris Bus & Coach Research and Development Department, which currently employs nearly 150 engineers. One of the areas that Solaris engineers have recently worked on were air conditioning and heating as w...

Zf expands electromobility production capacity. In Serbia

The electromobility production network of Zf is going to expand thanks to a new facility in the Serbian city of Pančevo. The new plant will produce electric and hybrid drives. Zf is investing more than €100 million in the project. Zf ready for e-mobility challenges Zf is getting ready for an importa...

Daimler Trucks, a global organization for e-mobility

Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organization for e-mobility. “We are the undisputed global leader of the trucking industry and we intend to remain in that position with electric trucks and buses – stated Martin Daum, member of the Daimler Board of Management for Trucks and Buses ...
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