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Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?

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In order to envision what may lie ahead, it’s key to understand how the EV industry was evolving up until the novel Coronavirus outbreak. For the past few years, EVs became an increasingly popular choice amongst drivers. Industry is prioritizing investment in more sustainable solutions.

Heard At The Show: Snippets from SAE 2009 World Congress

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In a session on total vehicle energy consumption, several people shared similar pie charts showing the flow of energy within an automobile. For every kJ of chemical energy in the fuel for a spark ignition internal combustion engine, 73 % is sacrificed to chemical and thermal losses. Breaking out the 22%, aerodynamic losses account for 39%, tire resistance is 25%, transmission and drivetrain 20%, accessories 12% and bearings 3%. Cash for Clunkers.

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