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Immortus Electric-Car Concept Claims Solar Running Up To 35 MPH

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Solar-car racing is nothing new, and solar panels have been used to a very limited extent to supplement battery power in a few production cars. Many electric-car owners use solar panels to generate power that they can use in home charging stations. But what if they could actually put those panels directly on their electric cars instead?

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A closer look at Audi’s new R8 e-tron EV and battery

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mph) in 3.9 The liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack consists of 52 modules. lb) battery system was boosted from around 48.6

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BMW boosts battery capacity of MY2017 i3 to 33 kWh with higher energy density Li-ion cells; up to 114 miles combined cycle range

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The motor propels the BMW i3 from 0 to 60 mph in just over 7 seconds. Customers receive an 8-year/100,000-mile High-voltage Battery Warranty.

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Driving the VW e-Golf; strategy, assembly in Wolfsburg, Braunschweig battery plant

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The e-Golf (“Das e-Auto” earlier post ), the Volkswagen brand’s second series production battery-electric vehicle after the e-up!, The e-Golf.

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Electric Car Drives 375 Miles at 55 mph, Recharges In 6 Minutes

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We all know that battery packs are the weakest link in electric vehicles. Not only are they heavy and expensive, but they take a long time to recharge and on average can only provide around 100 miles per charge. A German-based company has changed all that with a new vehicle capable of driving up to 375 miles at moderate highway speeds

Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV, led by PHEV model, at Geneva

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Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insVolvo Cars revealed the much-anticipated new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. seconds.

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GKN Driveline providing eTransmission to StreetScooter electric vans

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kWh Li-ion battery pack and propelled by a 30 kW motor. Top speed is 80 km/h (50 mph). Electric (Battery) Transmissions

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High-Speed Impact, Not Batteries, To Blame In BYD Electric Car Fire

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The post-impact electric-car fire which led to the death of three people in Shenzhen, China earlier this year was not caused by the car’s battery pack, crash investigators have concluded. The tragedy happened in May, when a BYD e6 all-electric taxi was hit early one morning by a speeding Nissan GT-R traveling at 112 mph or more.

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MHI to supply 2 electric buses featuring MLIX Li-ion batteries for Kitakyushu City

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The buses—full-size, low-floor models for the city’s regular route network—will operate on MHI’s high-performance “ MLIX ” lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. The drive motor is a 3-phase asynchronous AC induction unit with maximum output of 240kW; the 621.6VDC battery pack has 93.24 Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

Daimler starts production of new smart fortwo electric drive; buy or lease the vehicle, rent the battery

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seconds, with a maximum speed of 125 km/h (78 mph). Purchase, financing or leasing of the vehicle including the battery is also possible.

smart offering entire range with battery-electric drive

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With 118 lb-ft (160 N·m) torque and 80 hp (59 kW), the fortwo accelerates from 0-60 mph in 11.7 Electric (Battery seconds. hours).

Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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mph (330.88 mph (300.63 The GXE includes a state-of-the-art battery management system, inverters, batteries and electric motors that produce in excess of 600-hp and 570 lb-ft of torque. Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). km/h).

Daimler-BYD JV unveils battery-electric DENZA at Auto China; 47.5 kWh pack; focus on safety

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DENZA is powered by an 86 kW (peak) motor that provides a maximum speed of up to 150 km/h (93 mph) and peak torque of 290 N·m. kWh lithium iron phosphate battery capacity, DENZA has a range of up to 300 km (186 miles). China Electric (Battery DENZA. Click to enlarge. Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co., With 47.5

Alstom invests €14M in electric autonomous shuttle company EasyMile

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An LiFePOsub 4 battery provides up to 14 hours of operation with a maximum speed of 40 km/h (25 mph) and a cruising speed of 20 km/h (12.4

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GKN expands electric all-wheel drive program with BMW; eAxle for PHEV X1 in China

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The system generates up to 2,000 N·m (1475 lb-ft) and 70 kW of additional torque and power—enough for a vehicle’s pure electric mode to achieve speeds of up to 125 km/h (78 mph) and for an all-wheel drive (AWD) mode that accelerates faster than conventional mechanical AWD systems. The lightweight electric axle weighs just 20.2

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Schaeffler shows micro-mobility bio-hybrid concept; 4-wheel pedelec with roof

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The hybrid features a portable battery system, variable luggage compartment and automatic gearshift system. —Prof. m long, 1.5

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Volkswagen’s first two production battery-electric vehicles debut at Frankfurt

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Volkswagen itself developed all of the components, including the battery. With a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph), the average range of the e-up!,

Faraday Future FF 91 electric car to cost almost $300,000?

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It quoted a range of 378 miles, courtesy of a 130-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. It also cited a power output of 1,050 horsepower, enabling the FF 91 to reach 60 mph from a standstill in less than 2.4. plug-in cars Faraday Future FF 91

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China R&D company introduces micro-turbine range extender technology at Geneva

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The battery powers the motors that drive the wheels. seconds, 350 km/h (217 mph) restricted top speed). Earlier post.). Click to enlarge.

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Audi ups A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV technology offerings for US MY2017; virtual cockpit

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The e-tron accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 7.6 Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insseconds.

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nanoFLOWCELL to present new QUANT F flow cell EV at Geneva

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The new car features a new drive system with a two-speed automatic, and delivers top speed of more than 300 km/h (186 mph). Electric (Battery

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BMW and SCHERM put 40t battery-electric truck into service for material transport in 1-year pilot

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The truck battery takes three to four hours to charge. Top speed is 40 km/h (25 mph). Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty Manufacturing

New Gen4 smart electric drive; electrification of all smart models

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The smart is equipped with a lithium-ion battery from the Daimler subsidiary Deutsche ACCUMOTIVE. The battery has capacity of 17.6

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BMW reveals 3 Series Plug-in hybrid prototype with 117.5 mpg; next-gen Power eDrive: 2x current capacity, electric AWD

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mph), and has a driving range of approximately 35 kilometers (22 miles). Cutaway of battery pack showing modules. Click to enlarge.

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Toyota Central R&D developing free-piston engine linear generator; envisioning multi-FPEG units for electric drive vehicles

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Toyota envisions that a pair of such units (20 kW) would enable B/C-segment electric drive vehicles to cruise at 120 km/h (75 mph). Resources.

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Toyota doubles the electric range in the new version of Prius PHEV with 8.8 kWh pack

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kWh battery pack, to offer an estimated 22 miles (35.4 kWh pack—and to drive at speeds up to 84 mph (135 km/h).

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Production of BYD-Daimler DENZA EV begins in China

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kWh lithium iron phosphate battery pack, range is 253 km on the China cycle (157 miles). China Electric (Battery Click to enlarge.

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Sweden inaugurates its first electric road

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The current conductor can connect automatically at speeds up to 90 km/h (56 mph). Electric (Battery) Heavy-dutymeters over the roadway.

Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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The Audi e‑tron quattro concept provides a preview of the production battery electric SUV planned for early 2018, said Prof. mph) in 4.6

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Honda updates CR-Z hybrid with more power and Li-ion battery

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The 0-62 mph sprint time falls from 9.7 sec and top speed is 124 mph (200 km/h). Updated CR-Z hybrid. Click to enlarge. sec to 9.0 Brie

Daimler showcases semi-automated Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with CityPilot; driving 20 km BRT route

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mph) on the open road, approaches bus stops automatically, where it opens and closes its doors. Earlier post.). Drive units.

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Frost & Sullivan consultant suggests European EV success will require radical lightweighting plus enabling legislation

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Top speed is 45 km/h (28 mph). If you want to develop a successful EV, you need to minimise battery size as well, as it is heavy and expensive.

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More details on the Mercedes-Benz S500 PLUG-IN HYBRID; new warranty for battery and PEEM

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Battery and charging. kWh Lithium iron phosphate battery pack is water-cooled, weighs 114 kg (251 lbs) and occupies a volume of 96 liters (3.4

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NREL analysis of Proterra electric bus demo finds average fuel economy nearly 4x that of CNG baseline buses

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The NREL team found, inter alia , that the battery-electric buses (BEBs)had an overall average efficiency of 2.15 miles per DGE. Background.

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Kia confirms development of battery-electric Soul for US; on sale in 2014

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p> Kia Motors has confirmed the development of a battery-electric version of the Kia Soul for the US market, scheduled to go on sale in 2014. Equipped with a high-capacity 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack, the Soul EV is expected to offer a driving range of more than 120 miles (193 km) on a single charge. Electric (Battery

BMW rolls out new strategy, focusing on further advances in e-mobility and automated driving; Project i 2.0

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Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Market Background Mobility services Vehicle ManufacturersEarlier post.) Project i 2.0

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Honda Accord Hybrids Recalled For Software Fix

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A defect in the cell voltage sensors (CVS) may leave a car only able to travel on battery power and limiting top speed to 40 mph. Honda is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 Accord Hybrid sedans to address a software issue that may disable the cars' gasoline engines. DON'T. software

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SCAQMD funding Siemens test of eHighway overhead catenary system for electric trucks in California

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The smart current collectors permit overtaking maneuvers and automatic hook-up and disconnection at speeds up to 90 km/h (56 mph).

TU Delft student team presents Forze VII hydrogen racer

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Top speed is about 210 km/h (130 mph). During acceleration the battery can release 200 kW. and weighs just 6 kg (13.23

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Nissan partners with Scoot Networks mobility service with 10 Nissan New Mobility Concept EVs

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The Scoot fleet currently comprises 400 customized electric scooters that go up to 30 mph (48 km/h) and have a range of 20 to 25 miles (32 to 40 km).