Category Archives: News

MHI to Market "GEA1200", First Model in New "GEA Series"

published: 2010-05-17 14:35 | editor | category: News
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a new "GEA Series"of gear hobbing machines capable of processing large-size workpieces that exceed 1 meter in diameter. Marketing of the GEA1200, the first model in...  more

Battery Electric Volvo C30 - Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions

published: 2010-05-17 14:00 | editor | category: News
Following the recent announcement of the 99g/km Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe and the plans to introduce a plug-in hybrid in 2012, Volvo is also evaluating the viability of an entirely electric-powered C30 known as a BEV (Battery Electri...  more

Ford Invests $450 Million More In Electric Vehicles

published: 2010-05-13 14:47 | editor | category: News
Ford Motor Company announced it will invest an additional $450 million in its aggressive electric vehicle plan, paving the way to build a next-generation hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicle in Michigan beginning in 2012 and creati...  more

Lithium Energy Japan Commits to Construction of New Plant

published: 2010-05-13 14:44 | editor | category: News
Lithium Energy Japan (LEJ) has decided to build a new Plant in Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture., Japan. The new Ritto plant will start production in early 2012. The new plant will produce 4.4 million cells a year, enough to power...  more

BYD Selling Plug-in Hybrid F3DM to Individual Buyers

published: 2010-05-13 14:37 | editor | category: News
China's battery and electric car maker BYD Co. started selling its F3DM plug-in hybrid car to individual customers in the city of Shenzhen on March 29, Bloomberg reported. This model will benefit from government subsidies fo...  more