Rolls-Royce to power Vertical Aerospace’s all-electric eVTOL UAM aircraft

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A Rolls-Royce electrical power system will be integrated into the VA-X4 piloted all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, which will carry up to four passengers and the pilot for 120 miles at cruise speeds of more than 200 mph and is on course to certify in 2024.

Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ completes taxi testing

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Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft, the latest milestone on its way to becoming the world’s fastest all-electric plane. Aviation Electric (Battery) Urban Air Mobility

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

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Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). mph (330.88 mph (300.63 The GXE is a Z06 Corvette that has been re-engineered by Genovation to be a performance driven all-electric vehicle. 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.

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Rolls-Royce completes ground-testing of technology set to power the world’s fastest all-electric plane: ACCEL

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Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. The ACCEL project team includes key partners YASA, the electric motor and controller manufacturer, and aviation start-up Electroflight. Aviation Electric (Battery

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Ford unveils all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

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In Los Angeles, Ford unveiled the all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV. kWh battery) options with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive powered by permanent magnet motors. In extended-range all-wheel-drive configurations, Mach-E is targeting 332 horsepower and 417 lb.-ft. of torque, with the standard all-wheel-drive variation targeting quicker times to 60 mph than the base Porsche Macan series. Electric (Battery

2019 258

Tesla Roadster SpaceX Package’s shocking 0-60 mph time teased in museum info


As per the museum’s information panel, the new Tesla Roadster SpaceX Package would be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 1.1 As per the Petersen Auto Museum’s information panel, the Tesla Roadster SpaceX Package would be capable of accelerating from a standstill to 60 mph in 1.1

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New BMW 330e PHEV features 50% boost in all-electric range to 41 miles; XtraBoost debuts

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The all-electric range is more than 50% greater than that of its predecessor—66 kilometers (41 miles) (WLTP) is possible with zero tailpipe emissions. The combined-cycle electric power consumption of the new BMW 330e Sedan is 15.4 – 14.8 The plug-in hybrid system pools the abilities of a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and output of 135 kW/184 hp with an electric motor which generates peak output of 83 kW/113 hp.

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UCLA orders all-electric shuttle bus powered by Motiv Power Systems

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has placed an order for a new all-electric shuttle bus powered by Motiv Power Systems ’ All-Electric Powertrain. This battery-electric buse is the first Motiv powered shuttle bus to operate on a university campus. The HVIP grant allowed the purchase of the batteries and electric powertrain, providing UCLA an electric shuttle for the same cost as its fossil-fuel counterparts.

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Audi unveils its first all-electric racer for Formula E; new powertrain from Audi/Schaeffler

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In Neuberg, Germany, Audi presented the Group’s first all-electric race car: the Audi e-tron FE04 for the Formula E series. In Formula E, the teams and manufacturers are allowed to develop the powertrain consisting of the motor, transmission, parts of the suspension and the respective software. The combination of the motor and transmission is the centerpiece of the Audi e-tron FE04. The electric race car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5

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Daimler trucks delivers first FUSO eCanter all-electric trucks to customers in Europe

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Daimler Trucks is delivering the first units of its all-electric FUSO eCanter ( earlier post ) to European customers: DHL, DB Schenker, Rhenus and Dachser. The customers are all in the logistics business, but the trucks’ areas of operation are diverse. For this, the electric trucks will be fully integrated in existing business processes and will replace the vehicles with conventional drivetrains which were used so far.

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SEAT unveils first all-electric car and PHEV

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the Altea XL Electric and the Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive vehicles. SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is unveiling the prototype Altea XL Electric Ecomotive as well as the prototype Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive, a plug-in hybrid. SEAT envisages the launch of its first electric plug-in hybrid car in 2015, to be followed a year later by an all-electric vehicle. In combined mode (electrical plus combustion) the consumption forecast is 1.7

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Renault Trucks and Nestlé Switzerland partner on all-electric medium-duty refrigerated truck

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Nestlé Switzerland and Renault Trucks (part of the Volvo Group) recently introduced an experimental all-electric refrigerated truck—nicknamed the e-Truck—that combines an all-electric 13t Renault Midlum developed by Renault Trucks with a refrigerated body that is also entirely powered by electricity. The electric truck features a 103 kW motor and two Li-ion packs with a total capacity of 170 kWh.

Jaguar Land Rover providing I-PACE EVs for ground support for Rolls-Royce’s electric flight speed record attempt

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft the ‘Spirit of Innovation’ ( earlier post ) will take to the skies for the first time in the coming weeks as it works towards a world-record attempt with a target speed of 300+ mph (480+ km/h).

Altran and Quimera to present All Electric GT prototype at Frankfurt

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Quimera and Altran, its global technological partner of Quimera, will present the “All Electric GT” AEG prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Featuring three UQM motors developing a combined 700 bhp (522 kW), the AEGT has a top speed currently limited to 300 km/h (186 mph). Quimera is aiming to change the way that electrical cars are perceived by the car industry and raise public awareness regarding EV’s capacities, performance and range.

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Range-Extended Electric Hummer H3E by Raser Drives 50+ All-Electric Miles in Test Drive

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A recent preliminary road test of the Raser Hummer H3E, an H3 converted with a range-extended electric powertrain ( earlier post ), demonstrated more than 50 miles of all-electric range. Battery range of this innovative vehicle was more than sufficient to exceed our performance target of 40 miles in all-electric mode. The electric Hummer H3E is a plug-in electric vehicle powered by Raser’s proprietary E-REV (extended range electric vehicle) powertrain.

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Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

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Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer, unveiled two “Electric Adventure Vehicles”—the R1T, an all-electric pickup and the R1S, an all-electric SUV—at events surrounding the LA Auto Show this week. The Rivian vehicles feature up to 400+ miles in electric range, a wading depth of 1 meter, lockable storage bins that can fit the bulkiest of gear, and the performance and precise control of quad-motor AWD. Electric (Battery

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Navistar Officially Unveils eStar, Its First Purpose-Built All-Electric Commercial Truck

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will deliver to FedEx the first full-production eStar —Navistar’s all-electric commercial truck. Sales of the eStar all-electric vehicle are conducted through a wholly owned Navistar affiliate. The eStar all-electric truck transitioned from concept to reality in August 2009, when President Barack Obama visited Navistar’s manufacturing plant in Indiana to announce a $39.2 million federal stimulus grant to build electric trucks. The eStar.

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Ford, RTR introduce Mustang Mach-E 1400 performance prototype; 1400 hp, 7 motors

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Now is the perfect time to leverage electric technology, learn from it, and apply it to our lineup. The challenge was controlling the extreme levels of power provided by the seven motors. Mustang Mach-E 1400 is a showcase of the art of the possible with an electric vehicle.

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

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An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. Target single-charge range for the Luka EV is 300 km (186 miles), with a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and a price below €20,000 (US$22,445). Project aims include quick design and build (less than a year). The project team is using design bodywork from gaming, converted to a Solidworks file.

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Tesla’s carbon-wrapped motor to pave way for new Roadster improvements


Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears to have shared one of the key updates that would be rolled out to the next-generation Roadster, an all-electric supercar that’s expected to be the company’s undisputed halo car.

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Prius Plug-in Concept to Support All-Electric Driving Up To About 12 Miles at Speeds Up To 62MPH

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Toyota has provided some initial details on the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept to be unveiled next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Plug-in Prius will support an all-electric driving range of about 20 km (12.4 miles) miles at speeds up to 62 mph. Over longer distances and higher speeds, the Prius Plug-in switches to conventional gasoline-electric full hybrid operation. The new Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept. Click to enlarge.

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Tesla Cybertruck reservations peak at over 1 million units, Dual Motor most popular


An online Tesla Cybertruck reservation tracker shows that net reservations for the all-electric pickup have peaked at over 1 million pre-orders. It recently crossed the 1,000,000 reservation mark, making it one of the most anticipated Tesla vehicles of all time, without a doubt.

Software Upgrade to Prius PHEV NiMH Conversion Kit Enables All-Electric Driving At Up to 70mph

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kWh NiMH plug-in hybrid (PHEV) conversion kit that enables all-electric mode driving at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (until the battery pack is depleted) in a converted Prius. Previous Prius PHEV conversion kits—including PICC’s earlier generations ( earlier post )—have been limited by Toyota programming to a top speed of 34 mph in all-electric mode. What we’re essentially offering is all-electric performance for about 25 miles at highway speeds.

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Smith Electric Vehicles, Altec and PGE Partner on All-Electric Utility Truck

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Smith Electric Vehicles US Corporation (SEVUS) and Altec Industries Inc. have developed an all-electric utility truck with an aerial device. The truck is a battery-powered, all-electric Smith Newton produced by SEV US and SEV UK with an aerial bucket integrated by Altec Industries Inc. The partners inroduced the prototype at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Va. Tags: Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2009 150

BMW’s “CO2 Champion” Performance Concept is a Plug-in Diesel Hybrid; 50 km/31 mile All-Electric Range; Thermo-electric Generator for Waste Heat Recovery

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BMW has provided more details on the concept car it will unveil at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show—a concept that Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, called a “ CO 2 champion ” that will demonstrate “ a whole new dimension of driving pleasure with regards to efficiency with performance ” during a press conference late in July. Motors. A second electric motor acts on the front axle. Thermo-electric generator.

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GAC Motor completes phase II factory, launches GA3S PHEV

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China-based GAC Motor recently held the completion ceremony of the company’s new phase II factory in Guangzhou in June, and launched the new GS8 SUV and GA3S PHEV plug-in hybrid sedan. The G-MC integrates the generator, traction motor, clutch, drivetrain and differential as a system. All electric range is 70 km (43.5 L/100 km (157 mpg US); electricity consumption is 13.6 seconds; top speed is 180 km/h (112 mph).

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Hyundai prices 2018 Ioniq PHEV starting at $24,950; 29 miles all-electric range

Hyundai’s 2018 Plug-in Hybrid Ioniq ( earlier post ) is heading to dealerships now—joining the Hybrid and Electric models—with an aggressive starting price of $24,950—$5,000 less than the full battery-electric version of the Ioniq but with more than five times the range. The Ioniq Electric: 180 g/mile. That picture changes considerably in California, with the PHEV model tagged with 150 g/mile, while the electric carries a burden of 90 g/mile.

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ORNL researcher explores impact of motor/generator and battery pack sizing on medium-duty PHEV; optimization framework

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Using a new optimization framework, Dr. Andreas Malikopoulos of the Energy & Transportation Science Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has explored the impact on fuel economy and GHG emissions of varying the size of the motor/generator and battery pack in pre- and post-transmission hybrid configurations of a medium-duty PHEV. motor/generator and battery size). the curve of Pareto-efficient points—with respect to motor/generator and battery size.

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Proterra introduces two-motor DuoPower drivetrain for its Catalyst electric buses; partnership with Van Hool

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At the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Proterra introduced the two-motor DuoPower drivetrain for its award-winning Catalyst battery-electric vehicles. Proterra also announced that world-class coach and bus manufacturer Van Hool NV has selected Proterra to provide its highly efficient battery platform for Van Hool’s first all-electric motor coach. The motors are different than those used in drivetrain 1.0;

2017 163

Chevy Volt Delivers Novel Two-Motor, Four-Mode Extended Range Electric Drive System; Seamless Driver Experience Plus Efficiency

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The Volt drive unit combines two motors and three clutches to deliver four distinct operating modes to maximize efficiency and provide a seamless driving experience. During the serial media launch events for the Chevrolet Volt, GM provided more detail (subsequent to the completion of related patent work) on the novel drive architecture applied in their first extended range electric vehicle to enhance the efficiency of both the battery electric and extended-range driving modes.

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Mercedes-AMG reveals performance hybrid and battery-electric AMG derivative strategy

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Battery-electric AMG derivatives based on the new Mercedes Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA) for luxury and premium-class vehicles. Extensive modifications to the drive, chassis, design and equipment will provide the hallmark AMG driving experience with all-electric drive.

Volkswagen introduces new Coasting 2.0 micro hybrid system and new natural gas engine at Vienna Motor Symposium

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At the 38 th Vienna Motor Symposium Volkswagen is introducing a new, more fuel-efficient “Coasting - Engine off” micro hybrid system—which shuts off the engine completely—as well as a new, compact three-cylinder natural gas engine for the Polo. Partially and fully electric drive systems form a key pillar of our drive system strategy. Our range of technology, especially that available for the Golf, now covers all customer preferences. All-electric architecture.

2017 184

Remy to supply HVH 250 motors to DMA in Turkey for PHEVs

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DMA will use Remy’s HVH 250 motor to power their plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sedan. DMA will install Remy’s HVH 250 machine as the traction motor in the 5-passenger plug-in hybrid sedan, which will be available during the third quarter of 2012. DMA expects an all-electric range of 35 miles and a hybrid operational range of 400 miles. The PHEV will achieve a top speed of 100 mph (161 km/h). Remy International, Inc.

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Citroën C-ZERO to Premiere at Brussels Motor Show

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C-ZERO, Citroën’s new all-electric four-seater city car based on the i-MiEV ( earlier post ), will make its world show premiere at the 88 th European Motor Show in Brussels, 14-24 January. The C-ZERO is the brand’s second electric vehicle, after the Berlingo First Electric, developed with Venturi. The Citroën C-ZERO is a full-electric vehicle powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor delivering 47 kW or 64 bhp EEC from 3,000 to 6,000 rpm.

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Honda launches 2017 Accord Hybrid; 2nd generation two-motor hybrid powertrain

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Featuring an advanced second-generation two-motor hybrid powertrain, the 2017 Accord Hybrid midsize sedan delivers peak total system output of 212 hp, best-in-class EPA fuel economy ratings of 49/47/48 mpg US (4.8/5.0/4.9 Offering a significant powertrain upgrade from the previous Accord Hybrid, the 2017 model features the second-generation Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) two-motor hybrid powertrain. Electric motors. Electric engine accessories.

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Vitesco launches EMR3 e-axle for Dongfeng

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Vitesco Technologies, formerly (until September 2019) the Continental Powertrain Division, has started the market launch of its fully integrated electric axle drives (EMR3) for Dongfeng Passenger Car Corporation. The EMR3 is developed for the electric vehicle volume market.

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Mercedes launches new plug-in hybrid S 580 e; Gen4 hybrid system, 100 km electric range

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g/km, combined electrical consumption: 22.0-20.2 This V8 gasoline engine with integrated second-generation starter-generator and 48-volt on-board electrical system is also available with both wheelbases, with prices starting at €126,366 (US$149,000).

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 first with new Ultium battery architecture; 24-module, dual stack, 350+ miles range

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The 2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 will be the first vehicle in production with GM’s all-new Ultium battery architecture and will offer a large range of on- and off-road features and vehicle dynamics and performance features. The single-motor front drive unit will have a 13.3:1

2020 209

GMC Hummer EV electric truck: First details emerge before Super Bowl ad

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Three days before a Super Bowl ad that will introduce its first all-electric truck to the world, General Motors on Thursday released a few early details of the upcoming GMC Hummer EV. And GMC says it will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.

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Mullen Technologies receives letter of intent for purchase order of 1,500 MX-05 EVs

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an emerging EV manufacturer, has executed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Unlimited Electrical Contractors Corp (UEC) to enter definitive agreements for the purchase of up to 10,000 MX-05 electric vehicles. Electric (Battery Mullen Technologies Inc.,

2020 292

HUMMER to return as GMC EV; 1K hp, 15,600 N·m, 0-60 in 3 seconds

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General Motors is resurrecting the HUMMER as an electric truck in the GMC family. The GMC HUMMER EV truck will showcase the GMC brand’s design and engineering and will feature 1,000 horsepower; 11,500 lb-ft (15,592 N·m) of torque; and acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds.

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Workhorse receives purchase order from Pride Group Enterprises for 6,320 C-Series electric delivery vehicles

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Workhorse Group has received a purchase order for 6,320 C-Series all-electric delivery vehicles from Pride Group Enterprises, a company with businesses in transportation equipment retail, wholesale, rental, leasing and logistics. Motor. 75 MPH (Limited).

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features upgraded powertrain, enlarged battery pack

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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. MMNA) announced pricing and availability of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) crossover. liter inline-four cylinder engine and a higher-output rear electric motor.