Month: January 2022

By Eric Ralph Posted on January 31, 2022 A wayward cruise ship has singlehandedly delayed two SpaceX launches and forced schedule changes that could see three Falcon 9 rockets lift off just a handful of days apart. Originally scheduled to launch six days apart on January 27th, January 28th, and February 2nd, a string of
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I recently had an exclusive opportunity to visit Lucid Motors’ powertrain manufacturing and AMP-1 facilities and test drive a Lucid Air Dream Edition (Performance). Inside and out of my detailed tours full of manic note scribbling, I had tons of time to mingle with members of the Lucid team, from manufacturing employees at AMP-1, to
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Automated testing, data acquisition and control system provider Bloomy has introduced a test system for battery management systems. The FLEX BMS Validation System is designed to evaluate hardware, software and firmware, and is intended for the electrification and test lab markets. The FLEX BMS Validation System simulates vehicle electronic signals, and uses Bloomy’s FCC- and
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Company Promises Longer Range, Faster Charging The holy grail of battery development really hasn’t changed much in spite of the exponential growth of the electric vehicle market–make it more energy dense (for longer range), more powerful (for faster acceleration), faster charging and cheaper. Progress has been made on all fronts, but it’s been incremental despite
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Dutch civil engineering company Bam Infra Nederland has commissioned yellow-machine builder Wirtgen and Dutch powertrain developer New Electric to convert an asphalt spreading machine into “the world’s first fully electric paver.” The conversion team replaced the paver’s stage V motor with an electric drive consisting of a 270 kWh battery pack and two “smartly switched”
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