Transportation

 

Yokogawa helps student racing team find its place in the sun

Electric cars are hot stuff right now and solar power generation is also on the rise – but what happens when you bring these two technologies together?  The result is cutting edge vehicles powered only by sunlight – and with

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Testing times for the EV Industry

With climate change a perennial cause of concern, the greater use of electric vehicles, in combination with renewable sources of energy, is seen as one of the major routes towards a greener world. This puts manufacturers of EVs in the

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Electric Vehicles – In pursuit of efficiency

With everyone thinking more about reducing global warming and carbon footprints, many governments, businesses and consumers are concerned to do their bit to reduce energy consumption. Initiatives such as the European energy efficiency directive to encourage better generation and use of

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Brompton goes electric

Brompton bikes have come a long way from their first folding bike designed in 1975  having in 2018 introduced the first electric folding bike. Called the Brompton electric, this e-bike is powered by a 36V/8.55Ah removable battery pack and features

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Triumph motorcycles engineers the complete riding experience

A complete riding experience 65,000 bikes a year. That’s how many Triumph produces annually as the largest British motorcycle manufacturer. With a 100 year history of producing category defining motorcycles to racing icons Triumph is one of the world’s best

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Chasing efficiencies in tire production

At the Michelin tire manufacturing plant in Homburg/Saar, up to 3000 new tires come off the production line every day along with around 1800 retreads. Tire production is a technically complex process and required multiple electromechanical parameters to be recorded

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Marlyn matures into a fully autonomous drone

Atmos UAV is starting a revolution in the drone market with the introduction of Marlyn, its industrial grade photogrammetry drone that simplifies and optimizes surveying processes. Atmos UAV was founded in 2013 and in Marlyn, has manufactured the world’s first

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Automotive Manufacturing – Measuring for efficiency 

Two key criteria for successful development and mainstream adoption of (hybrid) electric vehicles are – reliability and driving range. The lower the loss in electric systems, the longer their lifetime and the more efficient the drivetrain, the longer the driving

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