Electrify Home announces availability of HomeStation EV charger

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With 9.6kW of available power at 40 amps, the HomeStation can charge 6.8x This means capable vehicles can add up to 33 miles of range per hour while charging on the HomeStation. Custom installation services are also available via this provider.

LEVC launches VN5 range-extended electric van; available to order now

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Available to order now, first VN5 deliveries will commence in RHD form in Q4, with LHD models available from March 2021. Six option packs are available. LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is launching the VN5, its new electric light commercial van.

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Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport now available as PHEVs: P300e

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The new Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport premium compact SUVs are now available with plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology, with an electric-only range of up to 66 km (41 miles) and CO 2 emissions as low as 32 g/km. Range Rover Evoque PHEV.

Hyundai expands NEXO fuel cell SUV availability in Northern California

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Hyundai’s NEXO fuel cell SUV is now available at Roseville Hyundai near Sacramento. NEXO is available now and can be leased for $379 (Blue model) or $449 (Limited model) for 36 months.

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Volvo 48V MHEV powertrain now available on all models

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In a broad portfolio upgrade, Volvo Cars announced that its 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain options are now available on every Volvo model, further boosting the company’s electrified offerings.

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2023 Cadillac LYRIQ EV makes its debut; reservations open in September; availability 1H22

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With testing of Cadillac’s inaugural electric luxury SUV running ahead of schedule, the brand announced that customers may place order reservations beginning in September 2021, with initial availability starting the first half of 2022.

Tesla Model Y Standard Range: 244 miles, $43,190 base, 7-seat available

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This week Tesla added the rear-wheel drive Model Y Standard Range variant to its online configurator. The Standard Range has a $43,190 base price (including a mandatory $1,200 destination charge), compared to $51,190 for the Long Range variant and $61,190 for the

Prototype PNNL, UW webapp predicts parking space availability for delivery drivers

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A collaboration between Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab has developed a prototype webapp that combines smart sensors and machine learning to predict parking space availability. They can see available and unavailable parking spots depicted in green and red, respectively. The data update every 10 to 15 seconds and provide a range of vehicle sizes that a space can accommodate.

New Golf Variant TGI natural gas model now available to order; three tanks, more CNG range

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Third natural gas tank for additional range of 80 kilometres ›. The new Golf Variant model now features three natural gas tanks—instead of just two as before—once again increasing the already long range of the CNG drives. At the same time, the additional tank increases the range in natural gas mode by up to 80 kilometers compared to its predecessor. Both can be added to fuels or are available as pure biofuels.

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Two versions of SVOLT NMX cobalt-free cells now available for order

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This cell variant is expected to be available from the second quarter of 2021. A cobalt-free cell variant with 226Ah and an energy density of 240 Wh/kg can also be ordered and is expected to be available from the fourth quarter of 2021. SVOLT Energy Technology Co., Ltd.,

2020 Range Rover available with 48V mild hybrid in-line 6

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The 2020 Range Rover is now available in the UK with a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine in a Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) powertrain designed to bring enhanced efficiency to the range with fuel economy of 9.3l/100km (25.3 The latest 400PS Ingenium engine delivers 550N·m of torque that powers the new Range Rover from 0-100km/h in 6.3

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New VW Golf now available to order with natural gas drive

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The new VW Golf is now also available in certain markets with natural gas drive: the Golf TGI is equipped with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 96 kW / 130 PS and three natural gas fuel tanks.

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Nuvera Fuel Cells announces commercial availability of E-45 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced that its Nuvera E-45 fuel cell system is now commercially available.

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VW Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake available with plug-in hybrid drive

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Volkswagen’s new Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake are available in Europe as plug-in hybrid models. The Arteon PHEV models offer electric ranges of up to 59 kilometers (37 miles) (hatchback) and 57 kilometers (35 miles) (Shooting Brake).

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Volkswagen ID.4 range Expands with Addition of 52 kWh battery

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range expands with addition of 52 kWh battery, two new motors and an entry-level model eligible for the Plug-in Vehicle Grant ‘Pure’ and ‘Pure Performance’ battery and motor options now available New powertrains available in City or Style trim levels Entry-level ID.4

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Borealis Fibremod technology available for N American market; glass and carbon fiber-reinforced polypropylene

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Borealis, a supplier of polyolefin plastic materials for engineering applications in the automotive industry, announced the availability of Fibremod, its innovative carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene (PP) technology, for the North American automotive market.

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New 2016 Nissan LEAF with available 30 kWh pack for 107-mile range

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Nissan introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of 107 miles (172 km)—a 27% increase over the previous 24 kWH battery. LEAF S models continue to be equipped with a 24 kWh battery with an EPA-estimated range of 84 miles.The 2016 model also offers an enhanced IT system that is more user-friendly and gives drivers greater vehicle connectivity.

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Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. Combining zero-emission driving capability and no range anxiety, the first-in-class Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van can be charged with grid electricity for a pure electric NEDC driving range of up to 56 km (35 miles). liter EcoBoost gasoline engine acts as a range extender for total driving range exceeding 500 kilometers (310 miles), 2.7

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New enhanced-range Volkswagen e-Golf now available for order in Europe

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Volkswagen’s new e-Golf, with a larger battery pack and enhanced driving range ( earlier post ), is now available for order in Europe. Compared to its predecessor, the new version offers more power, longer range and extended standard features. Its driving range in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) is 300 kilometers (186 miles). This increase the range compared to its predecessor by up to 50%, depending on driving style and usage.

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Mercedes-Benz S 560 e PHEV now available for ordering

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The efficiency of the 9G-TRONIC plug-in-hybrid transmission and a new lithium-ion battery support an all-electric range of around 50 kilometers (31 miles). The third generation of the plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz is due to be launched. Earlier post.) The new S 560 e (combined fuel consumption: 2.6-2.5 l/100 km, combined CO 2 emissions: 59-57 g/km, combined electrical consumption: 20.2-20.0 kWh/100 km) can be ordered from today.

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Volkswagen Touareg R PHEV available to order

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Most powerful production Volkswagen has 456bhp and 28 mile EV range

Harley-Davidson 2020 LiveWire electric motorcycle available for pre-order at $29,799; 2 new electric concepts

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At CES 2019, Harley-Davidson announced pricing and pre-order availability for LiveWire, its first electric production motorcycle. The 2020 LiveWire is now available for US dealer pre-order at h-d.com/LiveWire with an MSRP of $29,799. The instant torque provided by the H-D Revelation electric powertrain can produce 100 percent of its rated torque the instant the throttle is twisted, and 100 percent of that torque is always available.

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Price Parity is Not the Key to EV Adoption in the US

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In my recent article analyzing GM’s plan to launch 30 new EV models globally by 2025 and my assumption that 20 of these would be available in the US, the actual volume was minimal and well less than 10% of GM’s estimated total sales in 2025.

200-mph, 520-mile Tesla Model S Plaid available to order, but delayed to late 2021

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Tesla on Tuesday unveiled the fastest, longest-range version of the Model S to date.

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Mercedes OM 656 diesel now available in G-Class in G 350 d

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The models will be available to order starting in January 2019 and will arrive in dealerships in spring. As a result, the G-Class model range now offers buyers a choice between the G 500 (fuel consumption, combined: 12.1-11.5 The low-range off-road reduction gear considerably increases torque at the drive wheels. DYNAMIC SELECT is now available with up to five drive modes for the G-Class as standard.

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Updated Nissan LEAF available in Japan; range improved by 14%; new motor uses 40% less dysprosium

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The battery-electric LEAF, now in its second iteration, is now available at Nissan dealers nationwide. With the updates, range at full charge on the JC08 cycle is expected to be 228 km (141 miles)—a 14% improvement over the original version of the LEAF with a 200-km range (124 miles) on the JC08 cycle. Driving performance is enhanced by improved steering response in the medium-speed range and optimized suspension characteristics associated with weight reduction.

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Argonne study finds rare earth supply disruptions can have long-range impacts

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A range of devices and machines rely on rare earth elements that are mined and refined largely in China. Disruptions to this supply can have wide-ranging consequences, but the understanding of how those disruptions play out in global markets is limited.

Renault Trucks to offer an electric range for each market segment from 2023

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From 2023, an all-electric Renault Trucks offer will be available for each segment, namely distribution, construction and long distance. Renault Trucks now offers a comprehensive all-electric range, from 3.1 By 2040, all our vehicle ranges will be 100% fossil-free.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV now available across US

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Chevrolet announced today that the Bolt EV is now available by order or in stock at certified dealerships across the US. Starting at an MSRP of $37,495 before federal tax incentives of up to $7,500 depending upon individual tax situation, the 2017 Bolt EV offers an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a single charge. Through 30 August 2017, Chevrolet sold 11,670 Bolt EVs this year and 12,249 since the start of sales in December 2016.

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Continental unveils sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar

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Continental is now unveiling its sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar. Long-range radar and surround radar share a software and hardware platform. Continental has been manufacturing radar sensors for more than 20 years.

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Used Electric Vehicles – Affordable and Available

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People often are not aware of the 40+ makes and models from a variety of manufacturers with a wide range of price points. On top of these great prices and good availability, Plug’n Drive – in partnership with the Clean Air Partnership and supported by the M.

Efficient Drivetrains announces availability of EDI PowerDrive 6000ev electric drivetrain for medium-duty vehicles

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EDI), a provider of advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 6000ev. OEMs are able further customize their vehicle solutions with EDI’s Electric Power Export (Power2E) option—the capability to export a range of power directly from the vehicle for use in disaster recovery, jobsite maintenance, tool operation, and other applications. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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Allison Transmission announces global availability of 9-speed transmission, expanded electrification portfolio at IAA CV

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At IAA Commercial Vehicles, Allison Transmission announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range. In addition to the 9-speed transmission, Allison also announced the expansion of its electrification portfolio with an electric hybrid system that includes a purely electric extended range of up to 15 kilometers.

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NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AutoPilot, first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system

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At CES 2019, NVIDIA announced the first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system, NVIDIA DRIVE AutoPilot, which integrates multiple breakthrough AI technologies that will enable supervised self-driving vehicles to go into production by next year. DRIVE AV also includes a diverse and redundant set of advanced DNN technologies that enable the vehicle to perceive a wide range of objects and driving situations, including DriveNet, SignNet, LaneNet, OpenRoadNet and WaitNet.

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Up to $29M available for public EV chargers in SoCal; SCIP accepting applications

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Up to $29 million is now available through the Southern California Incentive Project ( SCIP ) to install charging stations in the four-county area. DC fast chargers can power most EVs and provide over 100 miles of driving range per hour of charging, which is ideal for on-the-go charging. Rebates of up to $80,000, or 80% of total costs, are available in designated disadvantaged communities.

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Golia electric passenger transfer vehicle available in UK

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A battery-powered, six-seat passenger transfer vehicle is now available in the UK. The electric road-legal bus has a range of up to 50 miles (80 km) on a single charge and is fitted with a two-speed manual gearbox, to help traverse steeper gradients. It is available exclusively in the UK from ePowerTrucks. The Golia range of commercial EVs is designed and manufactured by Esagano Energia, based in Milan.

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NY launches first EV charging station installation rebate initiative for public and private locations; $5M available

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Cuomo announced that $5 million is available as part of the first rebate designed specifically for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces, office buildings, multi-family apartment buildings, and public locations such as theaters, malls, parks and retail locations. Level 2 stations provide up to 25 miles of electric range to cars for each hour they are charging. New York Governor Andrew M.

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When will Tesla Model 3 all-wheel-drive, lower-range models be available?

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As Tesla ramps up production of the Model 3 and continues to deliver cars to its long list of reservation holders, many buyers are wondering when they will be able to configure Model 3s with "D" all-wheel drive or with the smaller base battery pack. We can't yet address the smaller battery packs, but CEO Elon Musk left a clue for buyers waiting. all-wheel drive Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Toyota details powertrain advances in Gen4 Prius; available E-Four system for all-wheel drive

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The new Prius will be available with either a new lithium-ion or a new nickel-metal hydride hybrid battery. For the first time, the Prius will feature an available E-Four (electronic four-wheel drive) system, which uses a high-output rear motor to assist the engine and front motor as needed and continuously optimizes the allocation of power between the front and rear wheels. Available Advanced Technologies.

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Hyundai ramps up Kona Electric production for Europe; will it ease availability in the US?

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Hyundai created one of the most appealing affordable long-range electric vehicles yet—its Kona Electric crossover—and then has faced widespread criticism for limiting supply well below demand in the U.S.

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CMU team evaluates range and battery tradeoffs between vehicle automation and electrification

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A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has used a vehicle dynamics model to evaluate the trade-off between automation and electric vehicle range and battery longevity. The y axis shows the percentage change in range for the AEV compared to the base EV.

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Citroën launching electrification offensive across commercial range

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The Brand is now preparing to launch a major electrification offensive across its commercial range. Already present in very targeted markets with Berlingo Electric and the forthcoming launch of Jumpy Electric (beginning of 2020), the Brand plans to extend its electric offering for business customers with a range of 100% electric compact vans by 2021. Citroën is a leading player in the Light Commercial Vehicles market.

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IMPCO CNG fuel system available for Chevy Cruze

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announced the development and availability of its bi-fuel CNG fuel system for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L The systems will be available throughout Fuel System’s IMPCO Automotive nationwide certified installation network beginning September 2013. The IMPCO Automotive powered Chevrolet Cruze includes a trunk mounted Type 3 tank providing more than 200 miles of additional range while allowing for nearly 7 cubic feet of available storage space.

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