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Solar Impulse 2 completes its round-the-world journey

Solar Impulse 2 has become the first fuel-free plane to successfully circumnavigate the globe.
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Samsung has bought 52.3 million BYD shares for 449 million US dollars

Shanghai Samsung Semiconductor has bought 52.3 million BYD shares at 57.4 Yuan apiece in a private placement for a ‘smooth’ entry on Chinese EV market.
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Volkswagen teams up with Panasonic and LG Chem for EV battery production

Volkswagen AG is teaming up with electric-car battery specialists such as LG Chem Ltd. and Panasonic Corporation to establish its own battery gigafactory.
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1978 Ferrari 308GTS has received second electric life

The San Diego-based company Electric GT partnered with engineers from EV West to convert 1978 Ferrari 308GTS into pure electric vehicle. As a result, we have received an all-electric vehicle with three motors and batteries that give vehicle enough juice to 80 miles (130 kilometers) on a single charge.
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Kyburz Switzerland is about to launch all-electric roadster called eRod

Kyburz Switzerland is working on a special electric kart called eRod: the all-new vehicle will have 39 kWh battery, weight of 650 kg and hella lot of juice – vehicle will be able to travel over 135 miles on a single charge.
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US-based company SiNode Systems has got 4 million dollar investment from USABC

USABC – a collaborative organization of FCA, Ford and GM– awarded a $4 million dollar contract to SiNode Systems for the development of silicon-graphene anode materials for automotive lithium-ion battery cells.
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Engineers from Atieva has created fast as hell electric van

US-based company Atieva unveiled to us incredibly fast powertrain van called “Edna” that hits 60 miles per hour in just 3 seconds – production- ready version of the vehicle claims to be even faster.
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CHAdeMo announced all-new 150 Kw charging protocol

During CHAdeMO’s annual General Assembly in Tokyo, Japan, the Association’s management has announced its plans and ongoing activities towards bringing high power CHAdeMO chargers to the market: the Association plans to release an amendment to the current protocol, which will enable charging with up to 150kW (350A).
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Volkswagen will build multi-billion-euro battery factory

German automaker VW decided to build 10 billion-euro Gigafactory as part of a major expansion of its electric-car portfolio.
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Siemens aircraft with innovative electric motor has made its very first successful flight

Electric aircraft developed by German engineers from Siemens R&D center has completed its first public flight at Schwarze Heide Airport near Dinslaken, Germany.