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The so-called ‘Gigafactory’ will follow similar facilities based in Nevada, New York, and Shanghai Read more

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Zero emissions cars saw the biggest percentage growth, up 377.5 per cent to 3,147 units, as new models and pent up demand boosted registrations, while 4,014 hybrid electric cars joined UK roads, an increase of 36.2 per cent Read more

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The Reclamation and Remanufacture of Lithium Ion Batteries project is funded by UK Research and Innovation through the Faraday Battery Challenge, an initiative aimed at developing cost-effective, high-performance, and recyclable automotive batteries Read more

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Covestro has used its polycarbonate Bayblend material to produce frames and brackets for the cars battery modules Read more

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The investment consists of a premium 50mm twin screw extruder from Coperion, equipped with extensive surrounding equipment Read more

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The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020 Read more

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Xytron G4080HR is specifically formulated for typical EV thermal management system lifecycles. Read more

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The fall reflects continued uncertainty over diesel and clean air zones as well as the removal of incentives for plug-in hybrid vehicles Read more

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The ID., which will go into production near the end of the year, will be Volkswagen’s first electric car, and be CO2 neutral through its entire life cycle Read more

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The second year of decline in a row has been attributed to falling consumer confidence and a highly turbulent market Read more

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SEKISUI is constructing a new production plant for thermal interface materials aim at eco-friendly Vehicles such as EVs in the Netherlands. Read more

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Smart, comfortable and ultra-light concepts for vehicles of the future were the theme of the 2018 Plastics In Automotive Engineering (PIAE) conference. Read more

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The world's largest car maker VW will dedicate its car production to electirc vehicles at it recovers from the Diesel emissions furore. Read more

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DuPont has started work building a plant for its battery separators in Virginia, USA. Read more

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Joseph Mohney of the Aesthetic Firm

A ninety per cent recycled parts car has topped the distance travelled on a single battery charge for a car. Read more

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Research into predicting the future of the car industry across America, Asia and Europe has offered evidence cheap plastic feedstocks will be a side-effect. Read more

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Schneider Electric selects DuPont Zytel for development of smart housing in high current connected air circuit breaker. Read more

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BMW, the owner of the Mini marque, has confirmed it will assemble the electric version of the three door Mini at its plant in Cowley, near Oxford. Read more

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With environmentally progressive hybrid electric vehicles projected to capture a significant share of the global automotive industry by 2015, many companies are dedicating significant R&D into materials in this area. Read more

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