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ELEKTRO 8-9/2018 was released on September 4th 2018. Its digital version will be available immediately.

Topic: Electrical engineering in industry; 60th International Engineering Fair in Brno

Main Article
Smart Cities (part 3 – volume 2)

SVĚTLO (Light) 5/2018 was released on September 17th 2018. Its digital version will be available immediately.

Interiors lighting
Luminaire selection by the concept of interior
The unique book about interiors nowadays on market
Invitation on colloquium Interiéry 2018 – exceptional action for the seventh time

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Profesor Jiří Habel passed away – memories remain

The LSEV: 3-D printing for automobiles on a bolder scale

26.03.2018 | Tech Xplore | www.techxplore.com

The Italy-based electric car company X Electrical Vehicle (XEV) and 3-D printing material company Polymaker organized a joint press conference at the China 3-D-Printing Cultural Museum earlier this month in Shanghai. The announcement: The first mass-producible 3-D-printed electric car.

This car, named LSEV, created by XEV, made news for car parts that were 3-D-printed with materials from Polymaker. This car's top speed is about 43 miles per hour. The range will be about 93 miles.

3-D printed car

The success points for XEV include a decrease in plastic parts and number of components in a car, from more than 2,000 down to 57. The LSEV weighs 450 kilograms (992 pounds), lower than similar-sized vehicles. According to reports, the car will be available next year.

Read more at Tech Xplore

Image Credit: XEV

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