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29 Nov 2017

SWISS DEVELOP HIGH-PERFORMANCE BATTERIES WITH IMPROVED SAFETY

SWISS DEVELOP HIGH-PERFORMANCE BATTERIES WITH IMPROVED SAFETY Researchers from Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have devised a new battery prototype: known as "all-so­lid-state", this battery has the potential to store more energy while maintaining high safety and reliability levels. Furthermore, the bat­tery is based on sodium, a cheap alternative to lithium. Read about the research in more detail in the journal Energy and Environmental Science. F



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27 Nov 2017

RHEIN NECKAR VERKEHR GMBH IS THE FIRST CUSTOMER FOR CITARO ELECTRIC

RHEIN NECKAR VERKEHR GMBH IS THE FIRST CUSTOMER FOR CITARO ELECTRIC Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH willl be the first customer for the fully-electric city bus from Mercedes-Benz. Representatives of the Daimler subsidiary EvoBus GmbH and Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH have signed a corresponding memorandum of understanding. The first vehicles will be delivered at the end of 2018, and then go into practical operation in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan region as part of customer trials.



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