12-10-2018 | Electro Mobility | News | Article
Electric Mobility Comes out into the Open
At the inaugural elect! ATZ Congress Electrified Mobility, a clear commitment to electric mobility has emerged. Both OEMs and suppliers have recognised the need to transform mobility and have showcased some fascinating developments in Stuttgart.
- Andreas Burkert
08-10-2018 | Battery | News | Article
BMW Increases Battery Capacity on its i3 Electric Car
BMW is increasing the cell capacity and energy content of the high-voltage batteries in the BMW i3. The range of the electric car will increase to between 285 and 310 kilometres based on the WLTP cycle.
- Patrick Schäfer
07-09-2018 | Consumables | News | Article
Synthetic Fuel Can Sharply Reduce Emissions
Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have tested how the synthetic fuel oxymethylene ether behaves in engines and have developed an optimised combustion process, which reduces emissions significantly.
- Patrick Schäfer
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