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- Chrysler boosts EPIC range. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;12/15/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5744, p2
Announces that Chrysler Corp. is planning to install nickel-metal-hydride batteries in the electric EPIC minivan in an effort to stimulate lagging sales.
- One step closer to the battery powered car. Sibley, Michael // Design Engineering;Apr97, p39
Presents information about the batteries used by electric vehicles EV. Key to successful EVs; Six principal types of batteries vying for leadership to provide the power for electric vehicles EVs; Their suitability to the electric vehicles; Three types of batteries being developed by Saft, the...
- Will batteries ever power the car of the future? Wilson, Dave // Design Engineering;Aug98, p13
Discusses the future of battery-powered vehicles. Benefits of electric vehicles; Consortium formed that focus on promising battery technologies; Criteria in developing battery technology.
- WIND POWER FOR CARS. // Technotrends Newsletter;Aug2010, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p3
A preview of a new system for electric vehicles' wind generators in Japan is presented.
- Electric vehicle batteries advance several ways. Hoske, Mark T. // Electric Light & Power;Feb1994, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p2
Reports on developments concerning electric vehicle batteries. Includes the awarding of funding from the US Advanced Battery Consortium for an advanced lithium-polymer battery technology; Testing of the ABB sodium-sulfur in 105 Ford Ecostar vehicles; Development of a quick-change battery system...
- Automakers split over EV rechargers. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;12/18/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5637, p4
Reports on the conflict between major automakers in the United States over a recharging system for electric vehicles. Preference by Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Corp. and several Japanese automakers for a conductive recharger; General Motor's endorsement of an inductive recharging system;...
- Charging ports planned for electric vehicles. Wingo, Walter // Design News;9/6/93, Vol. 49 Issue 17, p20
Reports on the project to design and build prototype charging stations for electric vehicles. Participating companies; Electric Power Research Institute as organizer; Workshop on Advanced Components for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles on October 27 to 28, 1993; National Institute of Standards and...
- Battery problems are still top hurdle for electrics. Jewett, Dale // Automotive News;6/30/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5720, p15
Reports on the battery problems of electric vehicles (EV). How battery costs are the greatest obstacle to public acceptance of EVs; The planned marketing phases for electric automobiles; The availability of EVs from Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan; The type of batteries used in...
- EV makers choose nickel-metal hydride batteries for Calif.... Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;4/15/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5654, p3
Reports that electric vehicle makers prefer to use nickel-maker hydride batteries when making the vehicles for the Californian market. Why they prefer the hydride batteries; Toyota to get their batteries from Matsushita; Where Honda will get their batteries from; Advantages and disadvantages of...