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May 19, 2023

EV & Charging Expo 2023, Rolls-Royce UltraFan, and More

This Week In Tech, we talk about the successful EV & Charging Expo 2023 that was held in Toronto, Rolls-Royce initial testing of the new UltraFan jet engine technology, and Ontario's launch of new EV public transit intiatives.
Written By: AlphaKOR
Rolls-Royce AirBus Jet Engine in Hangar
Photo Credit: WikimediaImages on Pixabay

Rolls-Royce Testing Greener Jet Engine Tech

UltraFan Technology Powered by Sustainable Fuel Underwent First Tests

Rolls-Royce, the renowned aerospace engineering company, has successfully conducted the first test run of its next-generation UltraFan aircraft engine. This milestone marks a significant step forward in the development of more efficient and sustainable engines for the aviation industry. The UltraFan is designed to deliver higher fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and improved performance compared to previous engine models. It incorporates cutting-edge technology, such as carbon titanium fan blades and a composite casing, to achieve its goals.

Rolls-Royce’s successful initial run of the UltraFan engine demonstrates the company’s progress in creating a more sustainable future for air travel. The engine’s advanced features and improved efficiency are expected to contribute to significant reductions in both carbon emissions and operating costs for airlines. This paves the way for further advancements in engine technology and brings the aviation industry one step closer to achieving its emissions reduction targets.

GO Transit Green EV Technology
Photo Credit: PvOberstein on Wikimedia Commons

ONTARIO LAUNCHES ELECTRIC GO BUS SERVICE

THE PROVINCE IS EXPANDING PUBLIC TRANSIT INTO THE WORLD OF EV AND ZERO-EMISSION

The Government of Ontario has announced plans to launch an electric vehicle (EV) GO Bus service. The initiative, set to be introduced as a pilot project in select routes within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), aims to provide commuters with a greener alternative for their daily travels while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ontario plans to replace conventional diesel-powered buses with a fleet of electric buses equipped with advanced charging infrastructure to ensure reliable service for passengers. This pilot project will pave the way for wider adoption of electric buses in the future.

Ontario’s initiative aligns with its efforts to foster a sustainable transportation ecosystem and promote innovation in the public transit sector. By embracing clean energy solutions and promoting the adoption of electric vehicles, Ontario reinforces its commitment to reducing carbon emissions, improving air quality, and moving towards a low-carbon future.

Speaking Panel at EV & Charging Expo 2023
Photo Credit: Invest WindsorEssex on Twitter (@_investwe)

EV & CHARGING EXPO BY ELECTRIC AUTONOMY

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING, TEST DRIVES, AND POWERING THE BUSINESS OF EVS

Congratulations to Electric Autonomy for a successful EV & Charging Expo 2023!! Networking events in the business technology space are critical for moving the industry forward and pushing toward a greener future. AlphaKOR is proud to see Canadian companies spearheading the EV transition. Special thanks to our President & CEO Frank Abbruzzese for speaking on the “The Un-Hackable Vehicle: Data Privacy and the Connected Car” panel.