BYD next-generation EV platform: Up to 600 miles, 800V charging, optimized efficiency

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debuted at the 2021 Shanghai auto show with some impressive performance figures including, according to the company, up to 600 miles of range (likely

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

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Later this morning, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will be unveiled at the second of two Los Angeles Auto Show media preview days. Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Along with the many updates made to other models in the 2017 Golf lineup, VW's electric car gets a 50-percent boost in battery capacity and a more powerful electric motor. The battery rises from 24.2 kilowatt-hours to 35.8.

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GM launches BrightDrop: first-to-last-mile electric ecosystem for goods & services

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General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop , which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

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LA Auto Show electrics, no Volts, 1 billion Tesla miles: The Week in Reverse

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This week was all about the 2018 LA Auto Show, with introductions and. Los Angeles Auto ShowWhich company plans on introducing a new electric pickup and SUV? What car caused a ruckus when its manufacturer announced it would be discontinued? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 30, 2018.

2018 69

2019 Kia Niro EV rated at 239 miles, on sale soon

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At the LA Auto Show, Kia has provided some long-awaited U.S. Among the most important ones: With a large 64-kwh battery pack, it will offer an EPA-rated range of 239 miles. Los Angeles Auto Showmarket details for the Niro EV. The Niro, which Kia describes as a “multi-function crossover format,” is built on a dedicated green-vehicle platform shared with the.

2018 127

Hyundai boosts range in refreshed IONIQ EV to ~170 miles

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Hyundai introduced its refreshed IONIQ car lineup in a North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Drivers of the new 2020 IONIQ Electric can also enjoy 170 miles (274 km) of range thanks to an upgraded 38.3-kWh battery with 36% more energy capacity. kWh, and offers a total of 170 miles of estimated range. Drivers choosing IONIQ Plug-in can safely rely on 29 miles of pure electric driving range powered by the 8.9

2019 175

Ipsos Auto Global Study: interest in battery electric vehicles growing in the US

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The auto industry has seen this need to improve familiarity in the past, with some advanced driver assist features such as ACC and even autonomous driving.

2020 266

Nano Flowcell Quantino covers 218,000 miles on flow batteries

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Absent from last month's Geneva auto show, and largely absent from recent discussions of electric car progress, have been Swiss NanoFlowcell and its flow-battery technology. Last week the company revealed that it has covered 218,000 test miles (350,000 kilometers) in its Quantino 48Volt test car, 125,000 on the road and 93,000 in a test lab.

2019 124

New Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid with Gen 4 hybrid technology delivers EPA-estimated 100 MPGe combined, 37 miles AER

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The new Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid, with a fourth-generation technology system, offers a best-in-class EPA-estimated economy rating of 100 MPGe combined and an EPA-estimated 37 miles of all-electric driving range. In Auto EV mode, the vehicle decides whether to run on gas or electric power.

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Toyota’s new RAV4 plug-in hybrid SUV offers 39 miles AER, 90 MPGe

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota introduced its new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) RAV4 performance model with an estimated 302-horsepower, advanced all-wheel drive, sport-tuned suspension and exclusive design features. seconds—the second quickest acceleration time in the Toyota lineup—the 2021 RAV4 Prime has an estimated 39 miles of all-electric range—the highest AER of any PHEV SUV on the market.

2019 197

Chevrolet unveils Bolt EV Concept; 200+ electric miles for ~$30,000

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Chevrolet introduced the Bolt EV concept crossover—a vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000. The Bolt EV concept is designed to offer long-range performance in all 50 states and many global markets.

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Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show

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The latest to join the growing pool of pricey battery-electric sedans and crossover utilities is the Jaguar i-Pace, revealed tonight as a concept at a splashy event before the Los Angeles Auto Show. A quick look at the specs reveals 220 miles of electric range courtesy of a a. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars plug-in carsLuxury electric cars: seems like everyone's doing them, doesn't it?

2016 131

2020 Ford Escape revealed: Hybrid returns teasing nearly 40 mpg, plug-in hybrid version with 30 electric miles

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New York Auto Show Plug-In HybridsThe Ford Escape was the first Ford hybrid and the first hybrid SUV to hit the market. That was 15 years ago, and Ford has been sitting out seven model years with no Escape Hybrid in the lineup. With the introduction of a new 2020 Escape, Ford is bringing back this model, which once had a very loyal following from taxi companies, public agencies.

2019 113

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

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Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. Europe Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Range Test EPA RatingsThat would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe. The punchline is that the two cars are identical. What differs is the rating procedure used to calculate the range of an electric car. DON'T MISS: Nissan Gripz Concept: 2015.

2015 120

Honda Clarity On Sale Late In 2016; Plug-In Hybrid To Get 40 Miles Of Range

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It will be followed in 2018 by a plug-in hybrid vehicle that shares its platform, which Honda says will have 40 miles of electric range or more. Green Auto Show Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids hydrogen fuel cell plug-in carsThe Honda Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen fuel-cell car will go on sale in the U.S. in late 2016, and initially it will be sold only in California.

2015 124

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV: 42 mile EV range/600 total miles! A smash hit!

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100K mile maintenance costs for the gas engine are estimated to be as low as $600. • With most owners charging their RAV4 Prime at night, they’ll start off each morning with 42 miles. In Hybrid or Auto modes, the car sprints to 60MPH in under 6 seconds, which is fast for a crossover.

2020 52

Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. The Sylphy offers a drive range of 338 kilometers (210 miles), according to official Chinese standards, based on SMVIC results referencing NEDC standards and depending on driving conditions.

2018 174

BMW i4 EV’s debut at the Geneva Auto Show gets cancelled by COVID-19!

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March 3 rd , 2020: with the Geneva Auto Show cancelled due to the coronavirus, automakers have been forced to present their new cars via digital debuts online. Both won prestigious awards and added impetus to the public’s perception that e-mobility is where the auto industry is headed.

2020 52

Volkswagen showcasing electric I.D. BUZZ CARGO, Cargo e-Bike concepts at LA Auto Show

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is showcasing two electric concepts. BUZZ CARGO,in its auto show debut, is an electric panel van concept based on the MEB toolkit that offers up to 340 miles of range on the WLTP cycle. With the auto show premiere of the I.D. Depending on the size of the battery pack, CARGO can achieve ranges between about 200 and 340 miles on the WLTP cycle. miles a day, fully autonomous driving with “I.D.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime arrives: 39 miles of electric range, sporty performance from crossover SUV

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The Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid unveiled Tuesday night ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show is both the most-powerful and most-efficient version of the brand's compact crossover. Called the RAV4 Prime, it uses the same Atkinson-cycle 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine as the RAV4 Hybrid and it makes the same 176 horsepower though torque is up slightly from. Plug-In Hybrids

2019 120

Proterra introduces new extended range battery pack for electric transit buses; up to 180 miles

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With the new TerraVolt XR extended-range battery, Proterra buses can now be configured to travel up to 180 miles (290 km) between charges. This newest high energy density battery complements the existing TerraVolt FC fast-charge battery which has been extensively tested over nearly one million customer revenue miles. The Proterra buses feature a 220 kW peak permanent magnet drive motor and a Proterra 2-speed auto-shift EV transmission.

2015 245

Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto Show

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One key car was missing from the electric lineup at last month's LA auto show: the updated, long-range Nissan Leaf. Early reports note that it will have an all-new 60-kilowatt-hour battery good for a range up to about 220 miles, a significant. Leaf fans have been eagerly anticipating the long-range car, potentially called e-Plus in some markets. Carlos Ghosn

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2017 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV boosts total range to 610 miles

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Ford’s 2017 Fusion Energi—incorporating enhancements announced earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show ( earlier post )—can travel 610 miles (982 km) on a full tank of gas and battery charge according to EPA estimates to be posted to fueleconomy.gov—the highest combined range of any plug-in hybrid sold in the US. The 2016 model of the Fusion Energi has a combined range of 550 miles (885 km).

2016 183

Volvo Cars reveals user interface for self-driving cars: IntelliSafe Auto Pilot

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Volvo Cars designed its IntelliSafe Auto Pilot to be simple and intuitive; autonomous mode is activated and deactivated with specially-designed paddles on the steering wheel. When entering a route where autonomous driving is available, the car gives the driver a message that the Auto Pilot is ready. The lights on the paddles then change to constant green and Auto Pilot confirms that the driving and the supervision has been delegated to the car.

2015 224

Starship electric sidewalk-delivery robot a hit at DC Auto Show

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What would you do if a small, knee-high box on wheels with a flag topping its tall antenna whirred toward you electrically on a sidewalk at 4 miles per hour? emissions Washington Auto Show Autonomous cars Robots plug-in cars Commercial vehicle StartupsIt turns out three-quarters of the pedestrians in several cities who've seen one didn't stop or even stare as it avoided them and continued on its way. That box is an electric sidewalk.

2017 95

BMW unveils battery-electric Concept iX3 in Beijing; Gen 5 eDrive system; 249 miles WLTP

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The BMW Concept iX3— presented for the first time at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing—offers a look ahead to the expansion of the model line-up in this area. The likewise model-specific high-voltage battery has a net capacity of more than 70 kWh, which is enough to give the electric SAV a range of up to 400 kilometers (249 miles) in the WLTP cycle. The BMW Group is extending the reach of its all-electric mobility offering to the company’s core brands.

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BMW staging world premiere of X5 plug-in hybrid at Auto Shanghai

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BMW is using the upcoming Auto Shanghai event as the platform for the world premiere of the BMW X5 xDrive40e Sports Activity Vehicle, the first plug-in hybrid production model from the BMW core brand. 15 miles) in urban traffic; the BMW X5 xDrive40e is capable of consuming between just zero and 3.0 30 – 37 miles) can be completed in practice with a fuel consumption of no more than 6.5

2015 273

Audi launching plug-in hybrid versions of Q5, A6, A7 and A8 at Geneva show; 25 miles AER in WLTP

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Audi is presenting plug-in hybrid variants of the models A8, A7 Sportback, A6 and Q5 with an electric range of more than 40 kilometers (25 miles) in the WLTP cycle at the Geneva Motor Show. The plug-in hybrid models have the following drive modes: “EV,” “Auto,” and “Hold.” In “Auto” mode, the PHEVs use the intelligent interaction of the electric motor and the combustion engine for maximum efficiency.

2019 164

Geely Auto’s flagship Bo Rui GE hybrid selected as part of China’s diplomatic fleet; 48V MHEV or PHEV

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Geely Auto’s flagship B-segment hybrid sedan Bo Rui GE has been selected as an official diplomatic concierge vehicle by the Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions. According to Geely Auto Group CTO Feng Qingfeng, the Bo Rui GE MHEV delivers fuel economy of 5.8L/100 km (40.5 kWh Li-ion pack, it delivers an all-electric range of 60 km (37 miles).

2018 224

Samsung introduces Samsung Connect Auto connected car solution

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Ltd has introduced a connected car solution, Samsung Connect Auto. Samsung Connect Auto plugs directly into the OBD II port underneath the steering wheel. Samsung Connect Auto will initially be available in the second quarter in the US. The backbone of Samsung Connect Auto is KNOX security and Tizen OS for interoperability. Samsung Connect Auto will be on display at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Samsung Electronics Co.,

2016 150

MINI revealing prototype augmented reality eyewear at Auto Shanghai

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At the Auto Shanghai show, MINI will unveil MINI Augmented Vision eyewear. First Mile / Last Mile: Navigation display from the current location to the vehicle or from the vehicle to the final destination. Using see-through technology, the prototype augmented reality (AR) eyewear shows relevant information in the driver’s direct field of vision but without concealing other road users, thereby serving to increase safety and comfort while driving.

2015 184

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Plug-In Minivan Offers 30 Miles Of Electric Range

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Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsChrysler’s Town & Country was one of the first minivan on the market when it arrived in 1989 as a spinoff of the original Dodge Caravan, and its mix of practicality and near-premium status did a lot to boost the segment. For 2017, Chrysler is putting the Town & Country name out to pasture--but it's still making waves in the segment.

2016 95

Chevrolet introduces 2016 Malibu; full hybrid option; 8-speed auto

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It can power the Malibu Hybrid up to 55 miles per hour (88 km/h) on electricity alone. Chevrolet introduced the all-new 2016 Malibu—the ninth generation of the midsize sedan which made its debut in 1964. The completely restyled midsize sedan is engineered to offer more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features, and features the option of a new full-hybrid powertrain, which leverages technology from the Chevrolet Volt. Earlier post.)

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BMW introduces the X3 30e PHEV with 18 miles of electric range

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Assuming you’ve charged the 12kWh battery, your 2021 X3 PHEV will start in Max eDrive (all-electric mode) and will stay there for an EPA-rated 18 miles of electric range. miles before the gas engine kicked in. These individual warranties include: • 4 Basic Years / 50,000 Basic Miles. •

2020 52

Volkswagen launches the battery-electric e-Golf in Germany; “Das e-Auto”

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The e-Golf shown at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January. Depending on the nature of the route, driving style and load, the range is between 130 and 190 kilometers (81 and 188 miles). More specifically, Volkswagen says, under the NEDC cycle, the range is 190 km (188 miles); practical range according to Volkswagen is the 130-190 km spread; and in winter operation, the range is expected to be 80-120 km (50-75 miles).

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Hyundai introduces 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at Chicago Auto Show

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Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. The Sonata Hybrid’s total range is estimated at more than 650 miles under typical driving conditions. kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack—more than five times larger than the Sonata Hybrid’s battery—gives the Sonata Plug-in Hybrid an EPA-estimated all-electric range of up to 27 miles (43.5 Total estimated range is 590 miles.

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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is driven by a 125 kW electric motor powered by a battery pack, and has a range of 400 - 600 km (249 - 373 miles) under European test conditions. But the latest generation of the e-Golf (to be showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show), with a zero-emissions range of up to 186 miles (on the European cycle) and new gesture control, will be on the road soon. At the Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen staged the world premiere of the I.D.,

2016 237

Kia unveils Soul EV at Chicago Auto Show

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Kia Motors America (KMA) introduced the 2015 Soul EV at the Chicago Auto Show. Kia expects the pack to support a range of approximately 80-100 miles (129-161 km) of real-world driving on a full charge. Internal testing and evaluation showed results exceeding 100 miles in some instances. Soul EV. Click to enlarge. Scheduled to go on sale in the third quarter of 2014, the Soul EV will be Kia’s first battery-electric car sold in the US.

BMW, Brilliance Auto expanding China JV; all-electric iX3 planned for export outside China

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BMW presented the BMW Concept iX3 at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing earlier this year. The likewise model-specific high-voltage battery has a net capacity of more than 70 kWh, which is enough to give the electric SAV a range of up to 400 kilometers (249 miles) in the WLTP cycle. The BMW Group and its partner Brilliance Automotive Group Holdings signed a long-term framework agreement to further expand their joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA).

2018 163

An iconic sedan gets electrified: the BMW 330e PHEV offers 22 e-miles

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The car’s e-range estimates won’t break any records, but the EPA says its 12 kilowatt-hour Lithium-Ion battery offers drivers 22 miles of pure electric range. Plug in at night, and you’ve got another 20 pure e-miles the next morning.

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BMW’s 2021 luxury sedan, the 745e PHEV, comes with 16 pure-electric miles

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Using electric power only, the car will take you 16 miles before the 12.0kWh Lithium-ion battery needs to be recharged. The post BMW’s 2021 luxury sedan, the 745e PHEV, comes with 16 pure-electric miles appeared first on Current EV Blog.

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KPMG study finds autonomous vehicles & mobility services could add one trillion more vehicle miles traveled annually by 2050

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With these age groups set to embrace these technological and transformational changes, vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the US will soar by approximately one trillion additional miles per year by 2050. Large increases in personal miles traveled can ripple into a trillion more vehicle miles traveled. Impact to vehicle miles.

2015 174

Consumer Reports calls on Tesla to disable and update auto steering function, remove “Autopilot” name

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Consumer Reports contacted Tesla about these concerns, and the company sent this response via email: Tesla is constantly introducing enhancements, proven over millions of miles of internal testing, to ensure that drivers supported by Autopilot remain safer than those operating without assistance. Tesla also defended the safety record of the system, writing that “130 million miles have been driven on Autopilot, with one confirmed fatality.”

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