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The Ioniq 5 N is Hyundai’s first performance electric vehicle (EV). As anticipated, this game-changer offers a range of enhancements over the regular model, not least its industry-leading thermal management system, a crucial consideration during development and specifically aimed at combating power degradation caused by excessive heat during demanding track driving conditions. The Ioniq 5 Continue reading Ioniq 5 N: Sophisticated thermal management unlocks performance of hottest Hyundai

Lola's cupcakes mobile display cabinet electric van

British temperature-controlled vehicle conversion specialist Coolkit has created a novel refrigerated electric van for London-based Lola’s Cupcakes, designed to display the bakery’s mouth-watering wares while on the move while complying with low-emission zones. “Lola’s transport manager finds that people are always asking if we have cupcakes on board our vans, so we thought that finding Continue reading Coolkit creates electric van-based mobile refrigerated cupcake cabinet

Lunaz EV-converted classic cars and garbage trucks

British electro-mod specialist Lunaz has diversified from classic cars to the conversion of industrial vehicles under its Lunaz Applied Technologies (LAT) division.  This new venture by the company – founded in 2018 by entrepreneur David Lorenz and engineer Jon Hilton, with investment from former soccer star David Beckham – focuses on transforming diesel garbage trucks Continue reading High-end UK EV conversion shop Lunaz gets into garbage trucks

ZF magnet-free In-Rotor Inductive-Excited Synchronous Motor (I2SM)

German automotive supplier ZF has achieved significant advancements in electric motor technology with its magnet-free In-Rotor Inductive-Excited Synchronous Motor (I2SM) that integrates an inductive exciter within the rotor shaft, enabling the generation of a magnetic field. This groundbreaking approach is claimed to deliver exceptional power and torque density, making it a promising alternative to the Continue reading ZF magnet-free motor: Smaller, less expensive, lower carbon footprint, fewer rare earth minerals

Ultra Tune franchisee David Banning (left) with MTA CEO Darrell Jacobs

In response to growing demand for electrified vehicles and related services, the Motor Trade Association of South Australia and Northern Territory is introducing a new EV-branded business sign to provide reassurance for owners of electrified  vehicles that their local repairer has the necessary qualifications to do the work. Continue reading EV-branded business signs for qualified repairers