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The progress and prospects of electric vehicles addressed by Nick Owen

E4tech’s Nick Owen will join other industry experts to share his insight on the progress of and prospects for electric vehicles at the Automotive Cleantech Breakfast on 18 October. Nick will discuss whether the EV industry has reached a turning point with the recent Tesla success story. He will review the outlook for the EV […]

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E4tech assists Softcar’s electric vehicles in China

E4tech is a strategic advisor to Softcar, a Swiss start-up manufacturer of clean, low-cost electric vehicles. E4tech’s Dr François Vuille accompanied Softcar on a recent visit to China where they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese car manufacturer Zotye Auto. E4tech’s work laid the foundation for this agreement for the two companies to […]

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E4tech’s Nick Owen debates how to make use of vehicle waste heat

On 15-16 May, E4tech’s Nick Owen will join speakers from the automotive manufacturing, engineering and research sectors at the 11th edition of the international Vehicle Thermal Management System conference (VTMS) in Coventry, UK. The Institution of Mechanical Engineering event, tackles the tough challenges faced by the thermal management of vehicles and discusses the latest research […]

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E4tech’s Nick Owen makes case for liquid air

On 9 May, E4tech’s Nick Owen will join speakers from the energy and transport sectors at the “Liquid Air in the energy and transport systems” conference in London. The event, hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Centre for Low Carbon Futures, looks at low temperature liquefied air or nitrogen as carriers of […]

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E4tech predicts bright future for fuel cell vehicles

E4tech’s presentation to the recent Low Carbon Vehicles 2012 conference, a major event in the UK low carbon vehicle calendar, is now available for download. In a very well-attended session E4tech Director Adam Chase described the challenges of the electric vehicle and pointed to a clear role for an affordable fuel cell in offering greater […]

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Radio interview on future of vehicles

E4tech Director Adam Chase was interviewed on World Radio Switzerland’s morning news show today. The interview covered the prospects for electric vehicles such as the Opel Ampera, and whether they will ever become a mainstream option. Adam’s main message was that electric vehicles are actually a stable of different technologies (battery, plug in hybrid, and […]

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E4tech to speak in the IET Alternative Fuels for Transport Debate

E4tech’s Adam Chase will speak about freight transport fuels in a forthcoming debate on how to make transport more sustainable. The debate, arranged by the UK Institute for Engineering & Technology Transport Policy Panel, will gather experts in the field to create concrete suggestions for transport energy solutions over the next 10 years. More information […]

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