Posts by Mark Kane

Sunswift eVe

Sunswift Solar Car Smashes 26-Year-Old EV World Record

It’s now official.  Australia’s top solar car racing team UNSW Sunswift eVe set in July a solar land speed record over a distance of 500 kilometres. The record of 106.966 km/h (almost 66.5 mph) was confirmed by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). This result is well above the previous…

4 hours ago by Mark Kane 3

A123 Family Of Battery Products

Johnson Matthey Acquires A123′s Cathode Manufacturing Facility

Another part of A123 Systems was sold off as Johnson Matthey recently completed acquisition of A123’s cathode materials manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China. A123 Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wanxiang Group, sold this facility to rationalize its supply chain. A123 retained ownership of its intellectual property in battery materials. Johnson…

5 hours ago by Mark Kane 0

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Production Restarts - Huge Backlog to Clear Before US Allocation

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Featured In Fully Charged

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the hero of the latest episode of the Fully Charged series. Robert Llewellyn prepared a review after 500+ miles of tests both on the highway and in the off-road conditions, being careful not to scratch the paint. As it turns out, Outlander PHEV realistically can achieve…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 23