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BMW Trialling Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM)

At the Additive Manufacturing Campus in Oberschleißheim, the BMW Group is trialling wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM), in which a wire made of aluminium or similar is melted using an arc. Then a software-controlled robot places a large number of welding seams on top of each other with precision, until…

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EPA Issues Final Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for MY 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles

EPA announced a final rule, Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles, that sets new, more protective standards to further reduce air pollutant emissions from light-duty and medium-duty vehicles starting with model year 2027. The final standards will significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases…

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Toshiba Software for Motor Drive Development Supports Faster Time to Market

Toshiba Electronics Europe has updated and extended its design framework for Brushless DC (BLDC) and Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) drives, adding new features that automatically capture motor parameters and simplify optimizing settings. By easing these challenges when starting a new project, the latest tools accelerate application development and reduce…

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Nissan and Mitsubishi Corporation To Explore New Business in Next-Generation-Mobility and Energy-Related Services Utilizing EVs

Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a new joint initiative in next-generation-mobility and energy-related services utilizing electric vehicles (EVs) to contribute to solving regional societal issues and to creating vibrant future communities. Japan as a country has been addressing issues such as driver shortages…

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Volvo Receives Order for 100 More Electric Trucks From DFDS

2024-03-18 Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 electric trucks from logistics company DFDS. With this latest order, DFDS has almost doubled its Volvo electric truck fleet to 225 trucks in total—the largest company fleet of heavy electric trucks in Europe. DFDS, one of the largest shipping and logistics companies…

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