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First Drive
Maxwell RHEV Prototype First Drive Review | More than meets the eye

Maxwell transplants the guts of a Volt into a Ram ProMaster

Maxwell transplants the guts of a Volt into a Ram ProMaster

Panasonic shares plunge after profit warning, Tesla's big Maxwell deal

Maxwell brings new technologies, plus Panasonic is losing exclusivity

Maxwell brings new technologies, plus Panasonic is losing exclusivity

Two Wheels
Maxwell EP0 is the lightweight e-bike for bicycle purists

The No-Frills Electric Road Bike Weighs In At 26 Pounds

Maxwell Motorbikes is offering its lightweight electric bicycle through its Kickstarter campaign.

Maxwell Technologies doubles ultracapacitor production

Maxwell Technologies reports that it has more than doubled its ultracapacitor production capacity over the past year and is moving forward with its plans to increase output of its Boostcap line of ultracapacitors. To date, Maxwell has pumped out more than 15 million ultracaps, says David Schramm, the firm's president and chief executive officer, adding that "ultracapacitor sales having grown by more than 50 per

Maxwell will bring BOOSTCAP line to public transportation expo

Let's see? Boostcap, Boostcap, Boostcap. Where have we heard this before? Ah, yes. Back in November 2006 we first heard about Maxwell Technologies' 125 volt ultracapacitor and we later learned about the heavy duty version (390 volts) for hybrid buses and how the ultracaps

Maxwell will supply ultracaps for Milan's electric buses

About a year ago, Maxwell Technologies told the world about the Chinese government using its ultracapacitors in various official vehicles. Another July brings another announcement, and so we learn that the city of Milan, Italy will soon be using Maxwell's ultracap modules in its hybrid and electric buses. The 125-volt BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor modules will store energy from the bus'

Ultra-capacitor/li-ion battery "hybrids" being developed in China

When we're talking about the word "hybrid" in automotive circles, it doesn't always mean a gasoline engine with a powerful battery pack tied on. For Maxwell Technologies and Tianjin Lishen Battery, hybrid describes a new sort of energy storage product that combines ultracapacitors with lithium-ion batteries. The two companies recently Sebastian Blanco

Hybrid buses with ultra-capacitors roll out in California

Maxwell is already pushing out its newly-released Heavy Duty Transportation module (HTM) 390-volt Boostcap ultracapacitor to industrial and transportation markets including for use in a number of hybrid city buses being rolled out in California. The HTM 390 has been designed to provide scalable, easy-to-integrate, energy storage and power delivery solutions of up to 1,170 v

More on EEstor's ultracapacitor - can we believe the hype?

ZENN Motors vehicle at the EDTA Conference last November