EVs

  • The connected mine

    15 June 2019 by Claire Marchand
    Mining is one of the most ancient trades performed by humans. It is also one of the trades whose evolution has been fairly slow, considering that the first mining efforts were to search for stones suitable for making...
  • Batteries for a sustainable world

    15 April 2019 by Catherine Bischofberger
    The work of Technical Committee 21 reflects the changes in battery technology over the last 20 years. Standardizing safety requirements is more essential than ever before.
  • Upcoming global events

    15 March 2018 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events.
  • Upcoming global events

    15 February 2018 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events, which can present the IEC endorsement on their website and materials.
  • Clean air moves boost interest in electric trucks

    15 February 2018 by Peter Feuilherade
    The electrification of commercial vans and trucks is being driven by a combination of technological advances in passenger electric vehicles and moves by governments and cities around the world to reduce greenhouse gas...
  • Fly me to the sky

    15 February 2018 by Catherine Bischofberger
    New technology is revolutionizing the way we will consider transport in the near future. Flying cars are one of the options on the cards and a number of IEC Standards can help the various industries involved.
  • Air transport required to clean up its act

    21 June 2017 by Morand Fachot
    Transportation is a major source of emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG); air transport is a contributor and efforts have been under way to cut emissions from the sector for many years. These are not limited to cutting...
  • Behind the virtual wheel

    21 May 2017 by Antoinette Price
    Virtual reality (VR) applications are improving the workplace of diverse industries. From construction, military and mining, to training first responders, practising complex surgery, or enhancing classroom learning, the...
  • Safe EV charging

    21 April 2017 by Morand Fachot
    As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular in many parts of the world, ensuring that charging systems for these operate safely and reliably is central to wider EV adoption. This rests to a significant extent on IEC...
  • Upcoming global events (April-June 2017)

    21 April 2017 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events, which can present the IEC endorsement on their website and materials.
  • Brave new car world

    21 April 2017 by Catherine Bischofberger
    What is the future for cars, buses and trucks? Manufacturers are competing to stay relevant in the years ahead. The IEC is also paving the way with a number of forward-looking Standards.
  • Farming (r)evolution

    21 April 2017 by Peter Feuilherade
    The market for agricultural robots has the opportunity for significant expansion: the farming world needs to increase global production whilst it also faces challenges such as reduced availability and the rising costs of...
  • Charging on the go

    21 April 2017 by Clark Warrington
    Each day buses log thousands of kilometers following routes on the streets of cities and towns around the globe. It may seem unremarkable, then, for a fleet of buses to have provided a total of 500 000 kilometers of...
  • To drive or not to drive?

    21 April 2017 by Claire Marchand
    Imagine someone who hasn’t driven a car in the past 30 years. Taking the wheel of a modern car today, this person would probably be lost trying to figure out all the electronics inside. Voice command, self-driving cars...
  • The Ex sector turns to EVs

    21 March 2017 by Claire Marchand
    When the term electric vehicle (EV) comes up, it usually brings to mind electric cars and possibly buses or other means of urban transportation. Seldom do we see the mention of industrial vehicles, although they...

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