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How much does electric-car range cost per mile?

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costs plug-in cars ownership costs EPA RatingsWhen it comes to electric cars, range is a commodity. But how much are buyers paying to increase the amount of driving they can do between charges? With anticipated base prices.

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Nissan Leaf electric vs Toyota Prius hybrid: which is lower on cost, emissions?

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Carbon Footprint plug-in cars ownership costs electricity costs fuel costSometimes, when tucking in for the evening, you can't help but wonder: did I really make the right choice? Could I have done better? Even now, could I still do better? Given that both vehicles are now driven.

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Electric-car battery costs: Tesla $190 per kwh for pack, GM $145 for cells

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Lithium-ion cells and the battery packs that hold them are the single most costly part of modern electric cars. And how fast their costs will fall remains the defining factor in making those cars affordable for the mass market. Batteries lithium-ion GM battery pack costs Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

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Electric-Car Battery Costs Already Cheaper Than 2020 Predictions: Study

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Green Batteries Manufacturing Study battery pack costs lithium-ion plug-in cars solid-state cell It''s widely assumed that electric cars will never emerge into the mass market if buying them requires paying a significant premium over comparable internal-combustion models. And by far the most.

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Electric-Car Battery Costs Fell 8 Percent A Year For Market Leaders: Study

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Five years into the era of modern electric cars, the biggest cost remains the battery pack. Now there''s data to confirm that not only are the costs of the battery cells falling, but that they are falling at rates pretty much in line with historical declines. Green Manufacturing battery pack costs lithium-ion plug-in cars

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How To Drive A Tesla Model S Electric Car Free For 18 Months

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The low cost of electricity compared to gasoline or diesel means driving an electric car typically comes with significant savings per mile, even if not necessarily in purchase price. What could be better than dramatically reduced operating costs? Green Cost Of Ownership costs ownership costs plug-in cars

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Tesla Battery Cost: New Report Suggests Model 3 To Cost $50K Or More

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It''s likely the biggest question for the future of electric cars: How low can battery cost go, and how fast? Tesla Motors is thought to have the lowest cost-per-kilowatt-hour in the electric-car business, with some estimates suggesting the company is already approaching the crucial $200/kWh level.

Toyota Mirai Should Cost The Same As Diesel Sedan Of Same Size, Toyota Says

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That''s far more than a typical internal-combustion or hybrid Toyota of similar size, but Toyota had to undertake significant cost-cutting measures just to achieve that price, it has said. hydrogen costs Prices hydrogen fuel cell The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle is priced at $57,500 in the U.S.

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Systematic review of EV battery pack costs suggests economies of scale may push cost toward US$200/kWh without further cell chemistry improvements

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Cost of Li-ion battery packs in BEVs. If costs reach US$150 per kWh this is commonly considered as the point of commercialization of BEV.

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Semcon develops prototype low-cost smart motor for turning any bike electric

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The units costs less than €100 (US$114) to assemble and can easily be transferred between bikes. Brief

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Cleaning up diesel too costly for mass market, Renault says, as real-world testing looms

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Since the news of Volkswagen's illegal "defeat device" software in TDI diesel cars broke almost a year ago, the future of diesel cars has been the topic of much discussion. But the makings of diesel's demise may have been building even before the VW diesel emissions scandal began. Carmakers have known about tightening emissions standards for some.

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ORNL team develops laser process for lower cost, more robust joining of carbon fiber and aluminum

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Our technique is vastly superior to the conventional surface preparation methods. Adrian Sabau. Tim Skszek of Magna International, a project partner.

Highest Gas Mileage For The Least Money: We Rate 10 Top Cars

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costs Fuel Economy ownership costs EPA RatingsMany new cars get good gas mileage, spread across a wide swath of price points. But for many consumers, gas mileage isn't just about saving fuel--and, for some, cutting carbon emissions--it's about saving money. So which cars offer the cheapest gas mileage?

2016 30

Toyota Prius hybrid is cheapest car over 10 years that you can buy

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The car itself has to meet the buyer's needs, but it's also important to consider long-term ownership costs—often more important than many people realize. Maintenance ownership Reliability ownership costs Cost Of OwnershipWhen it comes to buying a new car, there are many factors to consider.

2016 24

VW Buybacks, Payments For Hard-To-Fix Diesels Will Cost Billions

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But the costs of the entire affair remain to be. Hundreds of thousands of diesel-VW owners are waiting to find out how their cars will be updated to meet emissions standards, once modifications are approved by regulators. And Volkswagen Group has clearly been tarnished by the emission-cheating scandal, which affects 11 million cars worldwide.

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JBEI scientists use CO2 to control toxicity of ionic liquids in biomass pretreatment; lowering production costs

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Their study, published RSC journal Energy & Environmental Science , addresses a significant obstacle to expanding the market for biofuels: lowering the cost of production. If you count the whole production cycle, pretreatment is second only to the cost of growing and obtaining the feedstock itself. —Blake Simmons. Resources.

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Toyota Hybrid Battery Replacement Cost Guide

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"Sure, but what do the batteries cost to replace?" is a question frequently posed to hybrid and electric vehicle owners. But what do these packs actually cost, if and when that replacement date comes? It's true that batteries aren't cheap, and at some point down the line they'll have expended their useful life and require replacement.

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Musk begs Tesla staff to cut costs before company raises cash

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is on a mission to show positive cash flow in the third quarter of 2016. The carmaker has yet to turn a profit, and is currently in the midst of several cash-intensive projects, including development of the 200-mile, $35,000 Model 3 electric car, which depends on the completion of a massive battery "gigafactory" in.

2016 28

Golar and Schlumberger form OneLNG JV; targeting development of low cost gas reserves to LNG

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Golar LNG Limited and Schlumberger have formed OneLNG, a joint venture to develop rapidly low cost gas reserves to LNG. Golar and Schlumberger have 51/49 ownership of the joint venture. Golar and Schlumberger have agreed an initial investment commitment to cover the estimated equity needed to develop the first project. Brief

2016 28

High Tesla warranty costs show learning to make cars is hard

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Tesla Motors has received high praise not just for its electric cars, but also for its high standard of customer service. Customers have been as impressed with the company's service centers and Tesla's swiftness in responding to problems as they have with the cars themselves. But Tesla's laudable customer-service policies h s masked some stubborn.

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SAE technical experts: fuel cell technology has advanced significantly, FC vehicle production has begun, further cost reductions & infrastructure development required

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Cost, productivity, efficiency and fuel economy now offer the highest focus for technology investment, he said. Honda. Earlier post.).

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Tesla Model S Aluminum Body: Why Repair Costs Are Higher

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As more and more Tesla Model S electric sport sedans hit the road—50,000-plus at last count—some of their drivers are naturally starting to have accidents. They are bumping into other cars, colliding with deer, scraping telephone poles, and backing up into poles and trees. Their cars are suffering all the other dents, scratches, and

2015 41

Final testing confirms ADEPT 48V diesel hybrid reduces fuel consumption 10-12% at low incremental cost

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Final testing has confirmed ADEPT’s key achievement of 10-12% reduction in fuel consumption (NEDC)—equivalent to sub-80g/km of CO 2 emissions.

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Achates OPGCI project targeting 50% fuel efficiency gains over downsized GDI engine at reduced cost

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Going from four-stroke direct injection to four-stroke diesel, you get about a 50% cost increase for about 20% BSFC improvement. Earlier post.)

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Hybrid Car Repairs Getting Cheaper, But Not For Regular Cars

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roads in large numbers for over a decade, their reliability and repair costs may still spook some potential buyers. Yet a new repair-cost study shows some. costs repairs ownership costs While hybrid cars have been on U.S.

Diesel Scandal Already Costing Volkswagen, Audi In Reputation

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Only one out of four vehicle owners think favorably of Volkswagen this week, in the wake of the brand’s diesel emissions scandal. It’s yet another indicator that the brand, which saw three out of four opinions favorable before scandal, faces a long, tough road to earn back consumer trust. Even the companion VW Group automaker Audi.

2015 30

Tesla Model 3 Will Benefit From Lowest Battery Costs Of Any Maker: Jefferies

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The Tesla Model 3 electric sedan will start production in 2017, if the carmaker can keep to its schedule. Tesla is aiming for a 200-mile range and $35,000 base price, in the hope that it can significantly increase volume with a more-affordable product. Whether Tesla can actually achieve those two targets has been the subject of much speculation.

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IRENA report finds renewable power costs at parity or below fossil fuels in many parts of world

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Levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) from utility-scale renewable technologies, 2010 and 2014. Source: IRENA. Click to enlarge. —Adnan Z.

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Diesel Vehicles Pay Back In 3-5 Years, Study Finds, Due To Lower Depreciation

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Diesel cars and trucks may be more expensive to buy, and they have generally higher fuel costs, but owners may still be able to amortize that cost over a fairly short period. Study ownership costs depreciation Break-even costsAverage total.

Small Wind Turbines Now Offered On Leases, Like Solar Panels

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emissions plug-in cars electricity costs renewable energy wind energySmall solar-panel installations have allowed homeowners to lower carbon emissions, and perhaps save some money on electricity as well. Solar has become a popular enough option that some analysts believe.

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Nissan Leaf New Battery Cost: $5,500 For Replacement With Heat-Resistant Chemistry

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Three and a half years after the first Nissan Leaf went on sale, Nissan has announced the cost of a replacement lithium-ion battery pack for its electric car. It''s a surprisingly low $5,499 (after a $1,000 credit for turning in the old pack, which is required), plus installation fees and tax.

Steel Vs Aluminum: Which Wins For Fuel Efficiency AND Cost?

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As carmakers try to meet stricter global emissions standards, they are using aluminum--and more of it--to save weight. Previously reserved for high-end luxury and sports cars, aluminum is poised to go mainstream on vehicles like the 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck. But while it may that aluminum may soon begin to displace steel in volume

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Novozymes launches new enzyme for ethanol producers that reduces use of chemicals and saves costs

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This saves costs and ensures a safer working environment. Novozymes has introduced a new enzyme for ethanol producers that will reduce their use of chemicals without sacrificing yield. Liquozyme LpH is an alpha-amylase effective at low pH that thins the mash by breaking down starch into shorter dextrin chains. Brief

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Oregon Debates EV Charging Stations: Cost Or Benefit For Utility Customers?

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Electric-car ownership allows you to break free from petroleum dependence—and to instead plug in and spend your energy dollars locally and regionally, on energy from the grid. Yet in Oregon, a proposal that would let utility companies invest in regional charging infrastructure—and make that transition a little easier, perhaps—is.

What Will Tesla Gigafactory Cost Nevada? How About $1.3 Billion?

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The factory is expected to cost around $5 billion, but how much will it cost the state? Nevada will become the site of Tesla Motors'' first battery gigafactory, and that''s partially because of the incentives package lawmakers will offer the company. The tax breaks and other incentives officials plan to offer Tesla could add up to $1.3

UMTRI study finds total cost of ownership of diesels in US often much less than gasoline counterparts

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The report— Total Cost of Ownership: A Diesel Versus Gasoline Comparison (2012-2013) —was underwritten by Robert Bosch LLC. market.

2015 41

Life With Tesla Model S: Tires Cost Me More Than My 'Fuel' Does

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I always knew electric cars were cheap to run, but this is ridiculous. After I bought the first set of replacement tires for my 2013 Tesla Model S (at 26,000 miles), I crunched the numbers and came to a startling conclusion: I''ve spent substantially less per mile for my electric "fuel" than I have for my tires. DON''T MISS: Life With Tesla Model

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Gas, Electricity, Hydrogen: How Many Cars Can 'Fuel' And What Will It Cost?

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Gas stations are ubiquitous across the world, many with diesel pumps as well, to fuel the more than 1 billion vehicles now roaming the surface of our planet. As regulators get increasingly serious about reducing carbon emissions from transportation, we'll see competing sites for refueling or recharging zero-emission vehicles emerge--the first.

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Electric Cars Bought By Fleets: Cost Still An Impediment

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You may not have thought much about it, but fleet managers could play a huge role in electric-car adoption. They''re the people whose job it is to buy and manage the huge fleets of vehicles operated by companies, government agencies, and other organizations. recent study of fleet managers found that they initially bought a small number of plug-in

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Electric van cost of ownership ‘too high’

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The cost of electric vans is too high and the Government is going to have to provide long-term support for electric vans through consumer incentives if it wants to see the creation of a sustainable market for this type of van, warns the (British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association) BVRLA. The UK trade body for [.].

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