World’s first electric superbike maker is back with 80 kW Lito Sora Generation Two

Lito Motorcycles, an electric motorcycle manufacturer based in Montreal, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the company debuted their newest model, the Lito Sora Generation Two, at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering this past weekend.

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New automated vacuum pressure soldering system for IGBT power modules

SST Vacuum Reflow Systems, a subsidiary of photonics and microelectronic company Palomar Technologies, has launched the SST 8300 Series Automated Vacuum Pressure Soldering System for IGBT power modules in high-reliability automotive and commercial applications. Offered in either single- or triple-chamber systems, the series enables above average void rates, heating up to 500° C, and fast cooling in an inert gas environment from vacuum levels below 50 millitorr to pressures up to 40 psig.

The 8300 series also features:

  • Automated high-volume production.
  • Low-void solder connections with preforms or solder paste.
  • Processing of a range of solder alloys and interconnect materials.
  • Multiple processes to be run in parallel.
  • Flexible configuration with single or triple chambers.
  • Oxide removal using formic acid or forming gas.

Source: SST


Source: Electric Vehicles Magazine

GM’s self-driving unit Cruise gets $1.15 billion investment, now valued at $19 billion

Cruise Automation announced today it’s secured a new $1.15 billion in funding, the latest in a long line of large investments into GM’s self-driving division.

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Watch what Tesla Autopilot can see in a rainstorm

One of the main concerns with self-driving vehicles is how they will react to different climates and weather conditions. Now we get an idea of the potential as we take a look at what Tesla Autopilot can see in a rainstorm at night. more…


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