Batteries http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53390/more en Bosch Acquires EV Battery Developer Seeo http://wardsauto.com/bosch-acquires-ev-battery-developer-seeo <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Seeo, a California-based company purchsed by the German auto-parts manufacturer, says it has developed next-generation lithium-ion batteries that could double electric vehicles' range. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bosch-acquires-ev-battery-developer-seeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Electric Vehicles Li-ion Purchashing Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1338851 at http://wardsauto.com Audi, Samsung, LG Team to Develop EV Batteries http://wardsauto.com/audi-samsung-lg-team-develop-ev-batteries <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The companies say they will develop batteries for electrically powered SUVs with a range of more than 500 km (300 miles) per charge.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/audi-samsung-lg-team-develop-ev-batteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Japan South Korea Germany Batteries Electric Vehicles Product Development Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:28:00 +0000 1331251 at http://wardsauto.com The World According to Tesla http://wardsauto.com/blog/world-according-tesla <div class="node-body blog-body">If you work at Tesla, which is valued at about $25 billion and sells just one very good luxury car, the possibilities must seem limitless.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/world-according-tesla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/world-according-tesla#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Tesla 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Electric Vehicles Finance Fuel Economy Li-ion Product Development Road Ahead Thu, 06 Aug 2015 11:28:00 +0000 1327521 at http://wardsauto.com Powertrain Diversity: ‘So Far, So Good’ On CAFE Future http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/powertrain-diversity-so-far-so-good-cafe-future <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 10% of ’15 model-year vehicles already meet CAFE standards for 2020 or later, including many pickups and other utility vehicles. Automakers outline how a diversity of powertrain solutions has helped it all come about. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/powertrain-diversity-so-far-so-good-cafe-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/powertrain-diversity-so-far-so-good-cafe-future#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers BMW General Motors Toyota Volkswagen Politics 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Charging Diesel Electric Vehicles Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Manufacturing Technology Turbocharger Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:04:00 +0000 1326411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota&rsquo;s Ward slips Mirai FCEV sales pitch into speech.</strong></p> Full View Photography Ghosn: Nissan Eyeing Purchase of EV Batteries http://wardsauto.com/ghosn-nissan-eyeing-purchase-ev-batteries <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Nissan CEO tells The Wall Street Journal the automaker may follow alliance partner Renault's lead and purchase batteries for its electric cars, rather than build its own in a joint venture with NEC.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ghosn-nissan-eyeing-purchase-ev-batteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Japan France Batteries Electric Vehicles Global Sources Manufacturing Technology Purchashing Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:34:00 +0000 1315431 at http://wardsauto.com Report Forecasts Robust Hybrid Growth While EVs Lag http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/report-forecasts-robust-hybrid-growth-while-evs-lag <div class="node-body article-body">The Roland Berger consultancy calls its 2025 forecast optimistic, meaning hybrid sales growth in the U.S. and Europe will depend on strict emissions and fuel-economy regulations and large investments in battery-recharging infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/report-forecasts-robust-hybrid-growth-while-evs-lag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/report-forecasts-robust-hybrid-growth-while-evs-lag#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional China U.S. Japan South Korea Acura Honda Toyota Sales & Marketing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1312601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda claims Grace Hybrid has best-in-class fuel economy in Japan.</strong></p> Mahle Range Extender Engine Takes Cues From GPS http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps <div class="node-body article-body">Mahle’s Energy Management Control system uses GPS data to “read” a known route and coordinate electric and ICE power so most of the EREV’s battery charge has been depleted when it arrives at its destination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/mahle-range-extender-engine-takes-cues-gps#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Suppliers Batteries Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Hybrid Vehicles Navigation Systems Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1305961 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GPS boosts range extender fuel economy 5%, Mahle says.</strong></p> Used Chevy Volt Batteries Power Up GM Proving Ground http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/used-chevy-volt-batteries-power-gm-proving-ground <div class="node-body article-body">GM has long touted the secondary-use possibilities for the Volt battery packs, suggesting they be repurposed for duties ranging from emergency residential power to industrial applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/used-chevy-volt-batteries-power-gm-proving-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/used-chevy-volt-batteries-power-gm-proving-ground#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Electric Vehicles Li-ion Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:55:00 +0000 1299481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Five used Chevy Volt batteries to power GM IT building.</strong></p> Move From Silicon Valley to Detroit Pays Off for Engineering Firm http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/move-silicon-valley-detroit-pays-engineering-firm <div class="node-body article-body">FEV Group President and CEO Stefan Pischinger says his vision for the future includes development of entire vehicle concepts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/move-silicon-valley-detroit-pays-engineering-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/move-silicon-valley-detroit-pays-engineering-firm#comments Public Gated Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Suppliers Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:38:00 +0000 1298031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Advanced liquid-cooled battery for high-performance PHEVs among FEVs latest technologies.</strong></p> Panasonic Strenghthens Battery-Making Ties With Tesla http://wardsauto.com/panasonic-strenghthens-battery-making-ties-tesla <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese electronics giant will send hundreds of employees to Nevada this fall to ramp up production of lithium-ion batteries for electric-vehicle maker Tesla.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/panasonic-strenghthens-battery-making-ties-tesla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Component Electric Vehicles Employment Li-ion OE-Supplier Relations Mon, 08 Jun 2015 09:10:00 +0000 1294561 at http://wardsauto.com