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Automotive

Episode 37: Ian Wilson, DASIS

Ian Wilson, CEO of Develop and Supply In-Sync (DASIS), talks about his history as a CNC specialist for Formula One and his introduction to composites manufacturing.
#uas #electricvehicles #aeroengines

Design/Simulation

All-electric SUV motorsport vehicle incorporates Bcomp natural fiber bodywork 

In preparation for the Extreme E racing series, Spark vehicles use ampliTex and powerRibs technologies for more sustainable, efficient and safe off-roading.
#electricvehicles #sustainability

Carbon Fibers

Jaguar Land Rover composites project to advance EV lightweighting, reduce emissions

Four-year Tuscana project aims to increase vehicle stiffness by 30% cut weight by 35 kilograms, refine crash safety via tailored composites for 2022 prototype fleet.
#electricvehicles #sustainability

Automotive

Teijin, Applied EV develop energy-efficient autonomous LS-EV for future mobility

The autonomous low-speed electric vehicle (LS-EV) incorporates Teijin Ltd.’s resins and fabrics and Applied EV’s mobility vehicle platform technology.
#electricvehicles #sustainability

Automotive

Arrival EV producer becomes a Nasdaq-listed public company

Deliveries of composites-intensive EVs and expansion of global microfactory network set to ramp up, with first EVs due Q4 2021.
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Automotive

Hexagon Purus reports significant customer, contract growth for 2020

Since its 2020 spin-off, the company has been awarded numerous contracts, indicating increased adoption of composite pressure vessels, fuel storage and electric drivetrain solutions.
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Carbon Fibers

Composites for structural batteries

Researchers in Sweden find carbon fiber composites can be used for creating structural batteries that could help minimize mass in EVs and consumer electronics.
#trends #electricvehicles

Automotive

KULR to bring high-performance battery solutions to EV motorsports

Carbon fiber company KULR becomes official thermal management and battery safety technical partner for Andretti Technologies to transfer technical knowledge from aerospace to the racetrack.
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Automotive

ALMA project pursues the path to electromobility with advanced materials, processes

European consortium to develop BEV structure with 45% weight reduction via a multimaterial, modular e-vehicle platform for more energy-efficient and sustainable vehicles.
#regulation #electricvehicles

Automotive

German research team to develop a CNT-based surface heating system for EVs

Collaborative two-year project to study how to apply nanoheating technology to electric vehicle (EV) series production and complex vehicle parts to extend range capabilities.
#electricvehicles #carbonnanotubes

Automotive

EU LEVIS project to develop lightweight components for electric vehicles

Consortium to develop three large-scale, real-case demonstrators using multi-material solutions based on thermoplastic carbon fiber compounds integrated with metals.
#electricvehicles #sustainability

Glass Fibers

Toyota awards Toyoda Gosei for composite hydrogen tank development

CFRP and GFRP tank makes an appearance on the 2021 Toyota Mirai, with a minimized pressure-resistant layer for 10% increased storage and a cruise range extension.
#electricvehicles #toyota

Automotive

AMAC, Pontis Engineering cooperate on e-mobility

The collaboration will focus on application of composites in battery housings and electric vehicles of all types.
#electricvehicles #sustainability

Automotive

Groupe Renault and Faurecia to collaborate on hydrogen storage systems

Hydrogen storage systems to be supplied by Faurecia for a fleet of Renault’s light commercial vehicles range. Production begins end of 2021.
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Automotive

New Magna facility to build battery enclosures with composite configuration option

The new 345,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in St. Clair, Michigan, is to build battery enclosures for the 2022 GMC Hummer EV, with multiple assembly options for customers.
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Automotive

DuPont, Nissan e.dams Formula E team partner for advanced automotive electrification

Technical partnership will act as a testbed to explore and accelerate new technologies for safer, more advanced electric vehicles in motorsport, and for future commercial applications.
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Carbon Fibers

HP-RTM as a means to reduce hydrogen tank packaging space and cost

BBG Gmbh & Co. KG has developed molds for producers of type IV CFRP tanks, integrating automation and sensors for faster, cheaper production of adjustable-length hydrogen storage cylinders.
#electricvehicles #braiding #hprtm

CSP clip system solution improves assembly, serviceability of EV battery enclosures

CSP and Teijin multi-material EV battery enclosure clips remove the need for multiple fasteners, spread the seal load more evenly, reduce assembly costs.
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Glass Fibers

Teijin, Applied EV develop composite autonomous vehicle platform

One-piece glass fiber-reinforced SMC structural shell reduces 20% weight and manufacturing complexity of the zero-emissions Blanc Robot platform.
#electricvehicles #sustainability #sheetmoldingcompound

Automotive

High-voltage composite battery housing concept developed for e-mobility applications

Evonik and partners’ glass fiber-reinforced epoxy SMC component reduces battery housing weight by ~10%, ensures suitability for all vehicle size and class.
#electricvehicles #sheetmoldingcompound