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ELEKTRO 2/2019 was released on February 13th 2019. Its digital version will be available on March 11th 2019.

Topic: Electrical appliances – switching, protective, signalling and special

Main Article
Advanced power converter topology
Smart Cities (part 7)

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2019 was released on February 4th 2019. Its digital version will be available on March 5th 2019.

Fairs and exhibitions
Invitation at LIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE exhibition
Prolight + Sound 2019: keep up with time
The light at For Arch 2018 fair

Public lighting
Lights of towns and communities 2018 – the meeting at the round table

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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