Renault presents the 235 mpg EOLAB prototype; plug-in “Z.E. Hybrid”; targeting production

Green Car Congress

EOLAB delivers NEDC combined cycle fuel consumption of 1 liter/100 km (235 mpg US), equivalent to 22g of CO 2 /km. Hybrid” plug-in hybrid system—the last offering all-electric trips of up to 60 km (37 miles) at speeds of up to 120 km/h (75 mph). EOLAB forms part of the “fuel consumption of 2 litres/100 km for all” plan introduced within the framework of France’s New Industrial Plan. range of electric vehicles. EOLAB. Click to enlarge.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Shifted earlier focus to all-electric Focus in 2011 with Magna. General Motors Chevy Volt series PHEV, which it calls "extended range electric vehicle" (EREV), part of "E-Flex" multi-fuel platform. Company says its focusing on gasoline and hydrogen. By partnering with these two industries.

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