SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016 - Day 1:
The call for General Session doors to open at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in Dallas came just after 8:00am. Seconds later, spurred on by the thunderous sounds of AC/DC, the world’s best engineers quite literally sprinted (see circa the 28 second mark in the top video) through Hall D to claim their seats at one of the biggest shows in design technology.
Ford will invest an additional $4.5bn in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020, as well as changing how the company develops vehicle experiences for customers.
Equipped with Microvast's ultra-fast charging battery, a Foton electric bus stops by a charging point after a few loops of operation. Trained staff plug in the charger and within 10-15 minutes the electric bus's battery is refilled to maximum operating capacity and ready to go again.
On Saturday, a group of German and French students who call themselves the Pilgreens arrived at the Paris Climate Conference, after completing a 20,000km journey in an electric Tuk Tuk.
As the first week of COP21 came to a close, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP, took advantage of Nissan’s zero emission shuttle service as he departed Paris.
Electric car manufacturer, Tesla Motors is reportedly considering building a large battery factory in Germany.
Teams from the Netherlands have won both categories of the World Solar Challenge, a cross-desert solar-powered automobile race.
Harley-Davidson debuted their electric prototype in Canada and guests were allowed to test ride the motorcycle, which can hit 0-60mph (96.5km/h) in just four seconds.
In June, the question was posed to a group of executives from various factions within the energy sector if the United States should begin relying more heavily on natural gas.
Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center and Mojo Mobility, a wireless power technology company, have been awarded a funding grant to research and develop a system capable of wireless fast charging of an electric vehicle.