• Dyson moves vacuum giant’s HQ to Singapore 23 Jan 2019 17:21 The Borneo Post LONDON: James Dyson, the billionaire Brexit supporter who revolutionised vacuum cleaners with his bagless technology, is moving his head office to Singapore from Britain to be closer to his company’s fastest-growing markets. Dyson’s company said the move …
  • 'Tipping point': Electric vehicle ownership costs to undercut petrol and diesel cars from 2022 23 Jan 2019 17:14 Business Green Deloitte predicts demand for plug-in vehicles is set to soar over the coming decade, as costs fall and barriers to adoption come down, but can the auto industry navigate a challenging transition? Electric vehicles are set to get cheaper - a lot cheaper. On …
  • Brexit-backer Dyson moves company's main office to Singapore 23 Jan 2019 17:14 Al Jazeera James Dyson, the billionaire Brexit supporter who revolutionised vacuum cleaners with his bagless technology, is moving his head office to Singapore from Britain to be closer to his company's fastest-growing markets. Dyson's company said the move …
  • Honda Confirms Plans to Debut Urban EV Concept in Geneva 23 Jan 2019 17:09 TheDetroitBureau.com Honda will bring a production version of the Urban EV Concept to Europe in the coming year. Honda plans to use battery power of one form or another in two-thirds of the vehicles it sells by the end of the next decade, and the Japanese automaker plans to …
  • Funding For Elon Musk’s Secret Foundation Goes To Prop Up Family Members’ Pet Projects 23 Jan 2019 16:54 Daily Caller 11:49 AM 01/23/2019 | BusinessChris White | Energy Reporter Many of the grants provided to tech guru Elon Musk’s major foundation go to the Tesla CEO’s family members’ investments and miscellaneous pet projects, The Guardian reported Wednesday. The …
  • ICAT inks MoU with S Korea-based KIAPI on auto certification 23 Jan 2019 16:51 The Times of India New Delhi, Jan 23 () The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) has signed an agreement with Korea Intelligent Automotive Parts and Promotion Institute (KIAPI) to increase cooperation in certification issues, an official statement said …
  • Why ban on used imports could hit you in the pocket   23 Jan 2019 16:23 Irish Independent 0 Comments Why ban on used imports could hit you in the pocket Independent.ie The whole area of used UK imports is swamped in 'ifs' and 'buts' and points made by a motoring expert this week highlight just how uncertain and volatile an area …
  • Battery Management Systems 101: Powertrain Electrification 23 Jan 2019 16:03 Embedded Computing Design The tipping point for powertrain electrification — electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) — is in sight with modern lithium-ion batteries able to store and use energy in vehicles at higher power density …
  • Keysight Technologies and CharIN Join Forces on Battery Powered Electric Vehicles 23 Jan 2019 16:03 Embedded Computing Design SANTA ROSA, CA. Keysight Technologies, Inc. has become a member of the CharIN e.V. association to establish a universal benchmark for electric vehicle charging by offering experience in charging communication protocols, power electronics, electromagnetic …
  • Adani, IOC top investors on Day-1 of Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet 23 Jan 2019 15:58 business-standard Several large companies such as the Adani group, Indian Oil Corporation, Hyundai, CEAT, Mahindra Group and Salcomp committed investments on the inaugural day of Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet (GIM) in Chennai. Following the encouraging response, the …
  • Olaniran, Complex Movements awarded $50K grants 23 Jan 2019 15:57 Detroit News Online Buy PhotoThe Detroit Public Library and Detroit Historical Museum along Woodward in Detroit, shown on Jan. 8, 2019, will soon be connected by pedestrian spaces in a cultural campus. (Photo: Max Ortiz, The Detroit News) Detroit — Three design teams …
  • China's CATL plans battery cell production of 60 GWh from 2026 at German plant 23 Jan 2019 15:56 Reuters BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) eyes an annual production of 60 gigawatt hours (GWh) from 2026 at its first European production site in Germany, a senior CATL manager said on Wednesday. Matthias …
  • RBC Capital reverses its rating for Tesla to ‘underperform’ from ‘sector... 23 Jan 2019 15:46 Proactive Investors RBC Capital has reversed its rating for Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) to ‘underperform’ from ‘sector perform’ to reflect concerns over downward pressure on growth expectations for the US electric vehicles manufacturer. The Canadian broker also reduced its …
  • Dyson Singapore move explained: Why is Sir James Dyson relocating his company? Is Brexit a factor? 23 Jan 2019 15:38 Evening Standard Billionaire businessman Sir James Dyson is relocating his company's head office from the UK to Singapore in a blow to Brexit Britain. The move, announced on Tuesday, means Dyson is no longer a British registered company, with Singapore now becoming its …
  • Industry needs export incentives, lower cost of doing business 23 Jan 2019 15:34 The Economic Times I am not looking for anything big bang other than positive signals that the government is serious about moving the industrial side of the economy forward, Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra & Mahindra, tells Supriya Shrinate of ET Now, in Davos. Edited …
  • Issues Of The Environment: Major Automakers Committing To Electric And Automated Vehicles 23 Jan 2019 15:01 WEMU This year's North American International Auto Show is underway in Detroit.  Once again, the world's top automakers believe the future lies in electric and automated vehicles.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's …
  • New friction in U.S.-China trade talks points to hurdles for a deal 23 Jan 2019 15:00 The Washington Post THE TICKER President Trump stands with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer last year. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque) This is where things stand in trade negotiations between the U.S. and China: The two sides are clashing over talks about their talks …
  • Gallium Oxide – the New Star in the Semiconductor Sky? 23 Jan 2019 14:46 PCBDESIGN007 When it comes to crystals – and we’re talking about the really big bulk crystals used in electronic/photonic technology platforms for research, development and service – the Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) is the first port of call. Here, …
  • New vehicle technology uses cobalt 23 Jan 2019 14:33 Engineering News JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – A promising new vehilce technology, which uses a cobalt-based catalyst, mirrors the world’s current ‘well-to-wheel’ refuelling ecosystem in being designed to allow motorists to call at conventional petrol stations to fill …
  • Gold, copper prices to rebound in 2019 – Fitch Solutions 23 Jan 2019 14:33 Engineering News JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Increased economic uncertainty and declining metal stocks are expected to drive gold and copper prices this year, Fitch Solutions commodities analyst Sabrin Chowdhury stated during a webcast on Wednesday. She noted that …
  • Pawan Goenka: Lower cost of doing biz must 23 Jan 2019 14:16 Economic Times I am not looking for anything big bang other than positive signals that the government is serious about moving the industrial side of the economy forward, Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra & Mahindra, tells Supriya Shrinate of ET Now, in Davos. Edited …
  • What does '12 years to save the planet' really mean? 23 Jan 2019 14:02 Treehugger It's a number that's been thrown around a lot recently. There's a danger it will be misunderstood. When I wrote about a report suggesting the pace of decarbonization needs to treble, I also mentioned the recent IPCC report which has garnered …
  • Germany to fund research facility for EV battery technology 23 Jan 2019 13:52 Reuters BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The German government will fund a research facility to offer firms in Germany know-how to develop battery cells for electric vehicles (EVs), the science minister said on Wednesday, seeking to compete with Asian producers which …
  • WEF 2019 attendees will be driven by Audi EVs 23 Jan 2019 13:42 News The World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, yesterday and the meeting of economic minds will be a bit greener this year. We aren’t talking about the weather though (the temperature is currently -12C at time of writing) but …
  • Revenue Growth in China's Semiconductor Industry to Drop 16.2% in 2019 23 Jan 2019 13:24 PCBDESIGN007 According to the latest report by TrendForce - Breakdown Analysis of China’s Semiconductor Industry, the outlook for China’s semiconductor industry has been tampered since the second half of 2018 due to pessimistic economy worldwide and uncertainties …