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Taking a Hybrid Energy Storage Approach for High-Power Automotive Features

November 06, 2017 by Stefan Werkstetter, Systems Applications Engineering Manager
Taking a Hybrid Energy Storage Approach for High-Power Automotive Features

New features like electric active roll control, electric power steering or electric turbo chargers have very demanding power requirements and can be characterized by frequent, very short high-power discharge events.
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From Start-Stop to Autonomous Driving: Ultracapacitors Enabling Next-Generation Automotive Features (VIDEO)

October 02, 2017 by Maxwell Technologies
From Start-Stop to Autonomous Driving: Ultracapacitors Enabling Next-Generation Automotive Features (VIDEO)

Get the gist of ultracapacitor energy storage for automotive features in less than five minutes.
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The Battery Show: Where the Energy Storage Industry Converges

September 18, 2017 by Larry Rabaglia, Regional Sales Manager, Ultracapacitor Products, NE North America
The Battery Show: Where the Energy Storage Industry Converges

At this year’s show, Maxwell Technologies featured a variety of ultracapacitor (supercapacitor) solutions, including a visual demonstration of the K2 cells and our 48-volt modules for hybrid diesel electric buses, rail wayside energy storage systems and grid applications.
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Your Future Car Could Be A Pod

September 05, 2017 by Jessica Baris, Communications Specialist and Copywriter
Your Future Car Could Be A Pod

A student team in Delf, the Netherlands built an energy-efficient vehicle using Maxwell’ ultracapacitors to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon.
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The Key to Vehicle Electrification: Hybrid Energy Storage Systems

July 24, 2017 by Jens Keiser, Senior Manager of Corporate Development, Maxwell Technologies
The Key to Vehicle Electrification: Hybrid Energy Storage Systems

As countries look to create cleaner environments, automakers can achieve stricter fuel emissions standards with the help of ultracapacitors.
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Achieving Fuel-Efficient Transport with Start-Stop Systems

June 12, 2017 by Jens Keiser, Senior Manager of Corporate Development
Achieving Fuel-Efficient Transport with Start-Stop Systems

Consumers are increasingly looking to purchase fuel efficient cars. Drivers have plenty of options beyond pure electric vehicles and should consider alternative vehicles like micro-hybrids or hybrid electric vehicles.
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Ultracapacitors in your daily life: The key for getting cars ready for the future

November 16, 2016 by Jens Keiser, Senior Product Marketing Manager
Ultracapacitors in your daily life: The key for getting cars ready for the future

As countries try to reduce the amount of emissions from vehicles, automotive companies are manufacturing more cars that use ultracapacitors to improve fuel efficiency. It's easier than ever before for drivers to find efficient vehicles.
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PHOTOS: A Recap of The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

October 03, 2016 by Dr. Priya Bendale, Senior Director of Applications Engineering
PHOTOS: A Recap of The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

Check out photos and this recap of last month’s The Battery Show, held in Novi, Michigan.
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Where are Ultracapacitors Used in Automotive?

September 19, 2016 by Maxwell Technologies
Where are Ultracapacitors Used in Automotive?

Do you know where ultracapacitors are used in the automobile? Find out in this video.
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PHOTOS: Talking Ultracapacitors in the Heart of Detroit, AABC 2016

June 20, 2016 by Marty Mills, Regional Sales Manager – Central Region, Ultracapacitor Products
PHOTOS: Talking Ultracapacitors in the Heart of Detroit, AABC 2016

The Advanced Automotive Battery Conference was held in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Center this year. International leaders and battery technologists from major automotive OEMs and their suppliers attended to discuss key issues impacting the future of advanced vehicles and the technologies—including ultracapacitors—that will power them.
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PHOTOS: Maxwell Visits Mainz, Germany for AABC Europe 2016

February 29, 2016 by Dr. Priya Bendale, Senior Director of Applications Engineering
PHOTOS: Maxwell Visits Mainz, Germany for AABC Europe 2016

I attended the AABC conference in Mainz, Germany with several of my colleagues, and as a first time attendee, I was impressed by the level of participation from academia and industry. Poster sessions were held every day of the conference and provided a good opportunity to engage in discussions with the presenters. We also had a chance to catch up with current and potential customers. Maxwell was a silver sponsor of the conference.
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A Collaborative Effort: Batteries and Ultracapacitors in Car Designs

June 29, 2015 by Jens Keiser, Senior Product Marketing Manager
A Collaborative Effort: Batteries and Ultracapacitors in Car Designs

For decades, batteries have been the go-to energy storage device for vehicles. But newer car designs are requiring more energy and more power, and batteries are being pushed to their limits. A collaborative effort between batteries and the pure robust power of ultracapacitors can help automakers achieve the next generation of energy-efficient and high performance cars.
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