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2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric car: 238-mile EPA range rating, 119 MPGe combined

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It will be the first mass-priced electric car with a range of 200 miles or more, and it will go on sale a year before the much-vaunted Tesla Model 3. Now Chevrolet has released the EPA estimated range. Efficiency plug-in cars Range Test EPA Ratings MPGe

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Nissan To Launch Range-Extended Electric Vehicle In 2016: Report

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And Nissan managed to achieve that without offering a gasoline range extender, as some other makers do with their battery-electric models. Renault plug-in cars REx range extender engine Renault Eolab ConceptThe Nissan Leaf is now firmly established as the bestselling electric car in history.

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Electric cars only need 100 miles of range, some carmakers say; is it true?

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Hyundai first made the argument that energy efficiency in electric cars is just as important as their range, as part of its launch of the Ioniq Electric hatchback, EPA-rated at 124 miles. plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) EPA Ratings battery capacity

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Range-extended electric Nissan Note to launch in November?

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Nissan is known for its all-electric Leaf, but the Japanese automaker may also begin offering electric cars with gasoline-powered range extenders. Late last year, a report indicated that Nissan was preparing to launched a range-extended electric car that was distinct from the Leaf. Japan subcompact plug-in cars Range Extending

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What's the minimum electric-car range for mass acceptance? Poll results

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The handful of mass-priced electric cars offered 200 miles or more of range scheduled to launch over the next two years will clearly bring one question to the forefront. How much rated electric range is "enough" in a mass-market car to make North American buyers consider it sufficient for safe and flexible usage?

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Half of car buyers say electric car must have 300 miles of range

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The Tesla Model 3 and 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars are set to make 200-mile ranges attainable for a much larger number of buyers than today's $72,000-plus Tesla Model S. Study plug-in cars range anxietyBut according to one new study, that may not be enough. A survey by a U.S.

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BMW i3 REx electric-car lawsuit: range-extender power loss alleged

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The BMW i3 is the only electric car in the world sold with an optional range-extending engine to increase driving capability beyond the range provided by the battery. Green BMW i3 REx REx range extender engine Range-Extended Electric Vehicle lawsuit plug-in carsAnd as most owners of the BMW i3 REx model.

BMW To Make Whole Lineup Electric, With Range Extenders, AWD: Report

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emissions Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars regulation REx range extender engineGerman carmaker BMW may be on the cusp of the most radical transformation in its history--one that will stun the auto industry if it comes to pass. Virtually every BMW model would be powered by.

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London's Black Cabs To Be Range-Extended Electrics, With Chinese Help

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Geely taxi plug-in cars London Range-Extended Electric Vehicle fleetFew vehicles are more iconic than London's black cabs, but that doesn't mean they have to stay the same forever. While the styling will remain recognizable, London taxis are about to get a significant overhaul--with help from a Chinese benefactor.

Workhorse range-extended electric pickup truck announced for future

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plug-in cars Commercial vehicle fleet Startups Range Extending Workhorse TrucksLast year, Amp Electric brought the Workhorse truck group from Navistar (formerly International), with the goal of developing electric commercial vehicles. Since then, Workhorse has delivered 125 electric delivery vans to United Parcel Service (UPS).

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric to offer 110 miles of range: company

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As electric-car range moves above the 100-mile mark in EPA ratings, one of the more interesting models to watch will be the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric. EPA plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range TestCan the slimmer, sleeker Ioniq Electric match or beat.

Electric-car range anxiety exists, but it's overblown, says MIT study

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Range anxiety, the persistent worry about not having enough battery range to finish a journey, remains one of the major obstacles to widespread electric-car adoption. Many electric cars still have shorter ranges than comparable internal-combustion models, and that continues to spook some consumers. DON'T.

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BMW i5 to have range extender, use carbon-fiber body: product chief

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Its unusual and technically advanced i3 small hatchback, offered with an optional two-cylinder range-extending engine, makes up the bulk of its "i" sub-brand sales, joined by the sexy and expensive i8 plug-in hybrid sport coupe. Future Cars plug-in cars REx range extender engine BMW i5

Electric Cars: Defining Battery-Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids, Range-Extended & More

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Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric VehicleWith an ever-growing landscape of plug-in electric vehicles, there is now more potential than ever for confusion among potential buyers. For drivers of fully electric cars with no tailpipes, this can sound like.

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2017 BMW i3: up to 114 miles of range from 50-percent battery increase

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For its fourth year on the market, the 2017 BMW i3 electric car gets a huge boost in battery capacity and hence its EPA-rated range. The battery capacity rises 50 percent, from 22 to 33 kilowatt-hours, and the company says the rated range for the battery-electric version will be up to 114 miles combined.

Mazda to offer electric car in 2019, maybe with range extender?

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Mazda may become the next automaker to commit to building an electric car, possibly one with a range-extending gasoline engine. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car Range ExtendingThat's the gist of numerous of conversations between journalists and Mazda executives at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show.

2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

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What differs is the rating procedure used to calculate the range of an electric car. Europe Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Range Test EPA RatingsSuppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. That would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it?

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2017 electric cars with more than 100 miles of range

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There are now several models that offer at least 100 miles of range, and many are widely available to consumers. In the six years since modern electric cars first went on sale in large numbers, the field has matured significantly. That includes the Tesla Model S and Model X, starting at about $70,000, as well as several models that are more.

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2017 Karma: same range, new battery, display updates, low production

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karma plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle WanxiangKarma Automotive intends to place its namesake plug-in hybrid luxury sedan back into production before the end of the year. As well as adopting a new name, the company formerly known as Fisker Automotive is working on setting up its own factory in Costa Mesa, California.

Electric-car MPGe as important as range, Hyundai Ioniq maker suggests

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Along with price, the top-line statistic cited for any battery-electric car is its rated range. Now, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has a 238-mile EPA rating for range—and that's usually the leading point about the Bolt EV in discussions or. EPA Efficiency plug-in cars range anxiety EPA Ratings MPGe

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model S 'Ends Range Anxiety' With Smart Navigation, Trip Planner

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Earlier this week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased us Model S owners with a tweet promising to “end range anxiety.” Elon Musk Navigation Tesla Motors plug-in cars range anxiety Tesla Supercharger

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BMW i3 REx range extender: owner assesses pros and cons of limited-power engine

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lawsuit plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine BMW i3 RExThe BMW i3 electric car may be the most ambitious small car of recent years, bristling with new technology and innovation. The battery-electric i3 also happens to be the most energy-efficient vehicle.

Will Future Tesla Model S Top Toyota Mirai's 312-Mile Range?

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Green Elon Musk Tesla Motors hydrogen plug-in cars range anxietyHydrogen fuel-cell cars today have many similarities to electric cars. The main advantage to fuel-cell vehicles, say the companies that.

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Electric-Car Range: The More You Have, The More You Use, Canadian Data Shows

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It's important because it explicitly quantifies the range anxiety that lower-range electric cars induce in drivers used to. Canada plug-in cars range anxiety fleet Toronto

How much does electric-car range cost per mile?

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When it comes to electric cars, range is a commodity. We looked at every electric car currently on sale, as well as the upcoming 200-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model 3, and some of the longer-range plug-in hybrids. But how much are buyers paying to increase the amount of driving they can do between charges?

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Range Rover Hybrid Coming

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The 2014 Range Rover is designed to be the most capable luxury condo on the market. The 2014 Range Rover Hybrid is powered by 3.0L

2017 BMW i3 electric car: longer-range battery, but current 81-mile model to stay

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Its capacity rises a full 50 percent, from 22 to 33 kilowatt-hours, and the EPA-rated range of the battery-electric model will be 114 miles, BMW announced last month. plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine BMW i3 RExThe new battery pack fits within the same package as the old one, but.

2016 Cadillac ELR: More Performance, More Range, Lower Price

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The specifications of the updated 2016 Cadillac ELR range-extended electric car were released this morning, and one big question has been answered. Green Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Voltec plug-in cars But it boasts better performance, slightly higher.

Hybrid Kinetic H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle concept runs 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds

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The 60 kW microturbine range extender delivers 40% efficiency, low emissions, and a 10000-hour maintenance interval. and 77.4%

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric car to get 200 miles of range 'soon'

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Called the Ioniq Electric, it has an estimated driving range of 110 miles. Hyundai's product planners seem to have a bit of an issue on their hands. The South Korean automaker is set to launch an all-electric version of its Ioniq hatchback, alongside the conventional hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of that model.

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Aging Electric-Car Batteries Can Still Offer Useful Range: Report

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Batteries Department of Energy Study plug-in cars range anxiety battery capacity The first wave of modern electric cars still remains fairly young, but as those vehicles rack up more miles, the performance of their gradually aging battery packs is a topic of great interest. In an electric car.

Waitrose launches fleet of biomethane-fueled trucks with 500-mile range

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The UK supermarket group Waitrose has introduced a fleet of CNG (compressed natural gas)-powered trucks with a range of up to 500 miles. They are the first in Europe to use twin 26-inch diameter carbon fiber fuel tanks which store gas at 250 bar pressure to increase range from around 300 miles to as much as 500. Brief

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Will Mazda Sports Car Concept Revive The Rotary As A Range Extender?

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Green REx range extender engine Wankel rotary engine plug-in carsMazda will unveil a new rotary-powered sports car concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show later this month. The concept should prove popular with fans of the brand, who have bemoaned the lack of a rotary-engined sports car since the RX-8 departed in 2012.

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2017 Zero electric motorcycles: more range, more power, better options

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There are now 14 configurations of Zero Motorcycles ranging in. Autumn is here, the leaves are changing and as the riding season winds down we continue our annual tradition of discussing what’s new for the Zero Motorcycles lineup of electric motorcycles. electric motorcycles Zero Motorcycles

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Sedan: 312 Miles Of Range, 67 MPGe

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The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will achieve just over 300 miles of range when it goes on sale in the U.S. EPA efficiency and range estimates were released yesterday, well in advance of the Mirai's anticipated arrival in California showrooms this fall. Green Range Test hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell zero emissions

New Tesla Model S 100D version rated at 335 miles of electric range

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If anything, the pace of new Tesla model changes seem to have increased of late. Over the last year, a 60-kilowatt-hour battery option has reappeared, a new 100-kwh battery was launched, followed by a sequence of software updates to make it faster, and all Autopilot sensors were replaced with new hardware. Now, quietly, Tesla has launched a new.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV review consensus: car is good, range is real

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General Motors recently confirmed the $37,495 base price (before Federal, state, and local incentives), and an EPA-rated 238-mile range—meeting its original promises. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car isn't on sale yet, but quite a lot of useful information is already available to potential buyers.

Chevy Bolt EV electric range: can 238 miles stretch to 300 miles?

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has an official EPA-rated range of 238 miles per charge on the combined test cycle. Videos Chevy plug-in cars

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Long-Range Electric VW Microbus Concept To Debut At CES

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The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal erupted. In the wake of a pledge to boost its vehicle electrification efforts, Volkswagen has now confirmed that it will show a concept for an electric Microbus at CES.

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Loop Energy introduces fuel cell range extender for heavy-duty vehicles; in-service operation to begin in 2017

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Loop Energy ( earlier post ) has introduced a new range-extender (REX) power module for heavy-duty electric transport vehicles. Loop REX module.

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