Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013.

2019 127

ŠKODA introduces PHEV version of flagship along with first battery-electric production model

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has introduced the SUPERB iV—a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship SUPERB— and the CITIGOe iV, the company’s first production battery-electric vehicle. ŠKODA SUPERB iV PHEV. The battery in the chassis floor measures 1.1x1.7x0.3

2019 96

XL launches PHEV Ford F-250; 50% improvement in fuel economy

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As the company first revealed in February, XL’s newest product expands its successful plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) product family, which also includes the XLP Ford F-150 that the company began shipping in 2018 to municipal, utility and commercial fleets throughout the United States.

2019 112

New BMW X1 xDrive25Le PHEV boosts electric range 83% to 110 km; new NCM battery technology

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The compact Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) developed exclusively for the Chinese automotive market with extended wheelbase and plug-in drive now achieves an electrically powered range of up to 110 kilometers (68 miles) due to its new battery technology. liters per 100 km (181 mpg US) were made possible by advances in the area of battery cell technology. In the new battery cells, the ratio of nickel, cobalt and manganese (NCM) in the electrode material is 8 : 1 : 1.

2019 96

Mitsubishi unveils twin-motor 4WD PHEV Engelberg Tourer crossover concept in Geneva

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled a twin-motor, four-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid (PHEV) crossover concept—the Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer—at the Geneva International Motor Show. Global sales of the Outlander PHEV increased 64.3% Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-in

2019 135

Opel presents PHEV version of Grandland X SUV

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Opel presented the new all-wheel drive PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) version of the Grandland X. kWh lithium-ion battery. The plug socket for charging the battery via the 3.3 Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 96

2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

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Using a 110-volt Level 1 charge, the estimated time to fully charge the battery is 10 to 11 hours. In all-new EV Charge mode, drivers can continue to charge the battery while driving and generate electric-only miles to use later.

2019 132

Waterloo power management strategy greatly enhances durability of on-board fuel cells in FC-PHEV

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Fuel cell plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (FC-PHEVs) can have extended range while utilizing cheap grid electricity, but has poor durability of onboard fuel cells due to dynamic loading. Architecture of FC-PHEVs with three fuel cell stacks as considered in the Zhang et al.

2019 104

New Buick, BMW PHEVs for China

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direct injection engine as well as its new-generation liquid-cooled, high-performance ternary lithium battery pack. In the coming two years, Buick also plans to introduce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in China.

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Buick announces VELITE 6 PHEV, BEV models for China

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Buick will add two new models to its China portfolio—the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and VELITE 6 battery-electric vehicle (BEV)—to tap into the fast-growing domestic demand for new energy vehicles. China Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 98

Mitsubishi Motors to unveil new small crossover PHEV concept at Geneva; headed for production

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global debut of the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II at the 85 th Geneva International Motor Show. The Concept XR-PHEV II is a small crossover powered by a new plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2015 135

New BMW 3 Series Touring to offer PHEV version; XtraBoost mode

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The positioning of the high-voltage lithium-ion battery under the rear seats and the fuel tank above the rear axle means the introduction of BMW eDrive technology results in only a slight reduction in boot space.

2019 88

CMU team details impact of regional and drive-cycle variations on degradation of a PHEV battery pack

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A team at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) led by Dr. Jeremy Michalek has investigated the implications of regional and drive cycle variations on the degradation of a plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) battery. Air cooling can increase battery life by a factor of 1.5–6,

2016 113

Mercedes-Benz showcases EQC, announces EQB electric SUVs at Shanghai show, new DENZA PHEV/EV

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Alongside the Concept GLB are the battery-powered EQC (electricity consumption combined: 20.8 – 19.7 Troska said it will be a plug-in hybrid and a battery-electric vehicle. At the core of the EQC is a lithium-ion battery produced in-house and mounted into the floorpan.

2019 96

Mitsubishi to introduce 2019 Outlander PHEV at Geneva; redesigned powertrain

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global premiere of the new 2019 model year Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV at the upcoming Geneva show. The new PHEV will be introduced to the European market towards the end of the year.

2018 95

BMW launches plug-in hybrid variant of X3; updates to other PHEVs

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The latest BMW plug-in hybrid model is fitted with a lithium-ion battery which is positioned under the rear seat in order to save space. BMW 530e Sedan and BMW 225xe Active Tourer with further developed lithium-ion batteries and increased electrically powered range.

2019 139

Audi introduces Q5 55 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid; first of new PHEVs

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The SUV’s lithium-ion battery is located under the luggage compartment floor. In this mode, the battery charge is optimally distributed over the route to reduce fuel consumption, with primarily electric driving in urban areas and stop-and-go traffic.

2019 105

Ford reveals production version of Transit Custom PHEV at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Ford revealed the production version of the new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany. Ford is the first volume manufacturer to offer PHEV technology in this segment of the van market.

2018 106

Hyundai launches Sonata PHEV; 22-mile electric range

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The PHEV is fitted with a 9.8 kWh lithium polymer battery pack—roughly five times larger than the Sonata Hybrid’s battery—and is expected to travel up to 22 miles (35 km) on electric power alone. In charge sustaining mode, the Sonata PHEV is expected to return 38 mpg (6.19

2015 117

PHEV Energy Bill

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Here is the outline of what the bill intends to do: SECTION 131 TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION SEC 131 Transportation Electrification DOE to establish competitive grants for electric vehicles and PHEVs to encourage early widespread use and advance production of electric (And PHEV) vehicles in USA. $90

2008 130

DOE Funds PHEVs

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T he Department of Energy is moving forward to develop advanced batteries for PHEV s. DOE to Provide up to $14 Million to Develop Advanced Batteries for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S.

2007 130

Mitsubishi bringing 2018 Outlander PHEV to US in December

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Mitsubishi is bringing the plug-in hybrid crossover Outlander (the best-selling PHEV in Europe) to the US. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will arrive in dealerships in December 2017 with an MSRP of $34,595. Battery Save Mode.

2017 85

Excel PHEV Study

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With Smart Grid, Plug-In Hybrid Cars Could Have System Benefits Physorg Feb 28, 2007 Xcel Energy announced the results of a six-month study related to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and how an increase in their popularity may affect Colorado.

2007 130

Fraunhofer, KIT study finds CO2 mitigation potential of higher-range PHEVs greater than expected

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The team found that, contrary to common belief, a PHEV with about 60  km (37 miles) of real-world range currently electrifies as many annual vehicles kilometers as a BEV, despite having a much smaller battery. t higher for BEV than for PHEV.

2017 90

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV with redesigned powertrain goes on sale in Japan

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Mitsubishi Motors’ 2019 Outlander PHEV, featuring a redesigned powertrain, is now on sale in Japan. The 2019 model, unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva show ( earlier post ), features a more advanced PHEV system that gives this SUV a stronger EV flavor.

2018 98

Chrysler/DOE Ram PHEV project exploring battery life modeling

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Chrysler is showcasing its two-mode Ram Truck Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), equipped with a 12 kWh, 33 Ah cell, 355V Li-ion battery pack from Electrovaya, at the Washington DC Auto Show. Battery life. Batteries HybridsThe RAM plug-in hybrid truck.

2011 109

CMU study finds small battery PHEVs and gasoline hybrids the least-cost policy solution to reducing gasoline consumption

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The federal subsidy significantly favors larger battery packs to a stronger degree than their potential for additional gasoline savings. A 2011 paper by Michalek and colleagues found that strategies to promote adoption of HEVs and PHEVs with small battery packs offer more social benefits (i.e.,

2012 132

Kia brings e-Soul to Europe, upgrades Niro hybrid and PHEV

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Kia used the Geneva International Motor Show as the platform to introduce the battery-electric e-Soul to Europe, as well as to reveal new upgrades to the Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid. Now in its third generation, the Kia e-Soul’s new-generation battery packs—either 64 kWh or 39.2 Electric (Battery) Europe

2019 87

Adamas Intelligence: all metals/materials but manganese for passenger vehicle battery cells see accelerated gains in 2018

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In 2018, global deployment of nickel, graphite, copper, LCE, aluminum and cobalt by passenger vehicle cell suppliers increased by 75% to 99% versus the year prior, according to data from Adamas Intelligence’s “ EV Battery Capacity and Battery Metals Tracker ”.

2019 125

Efficient Drivetrains develops PHEV SUV for Asian market

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EDI), a developer of plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) and continuously variable transmission (CVT) technologies spanning light- to heavy-duty classes ( earlier post ), has developed a new energy plug-in hybrid electric SUV for the Asian marketplace. EDI’s New Energy PHEV SUV.

2015 109

First Drive: 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV and HEV

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Hyundai began the US rollout of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) and its conventional hybrid sibling (HEV) with a series of media drives in California—one of the main markets for the PHEV, which offers some 24 miles (38.6 Sonata PHEV.

2015 112

USABC reopens 4 RFPIs for development of advanced high-performance batteries for start/stop, 48V HEV, PHEV and EVs

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USABC Goals for Advanced Batteries for 12V Start Stop Vehicle Applications. Select USABC Goals for Advanced Batteries for 48V Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications. USABC Goals for Advanced Batteries for PHEVs for FY 2018 to 2020 Commercialization.

2014 102

Audi targeting sales of 800,000 BEVs and PHEVs in 2025

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Its lithium-ion battery provides a range of more than 400 kilometers (249 miles) in the WLTP driving cycle. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insAudi aims to sell approximately 800,000 fully electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the year 2025.

2018 85

Here Come the PHEVs

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It will go about 50 miles on a battery charge , which isn't far, but the car will also come with a built-in gas engine that exists primarily to charge the battery. Audi Metroproject Quattro T his has been a big week of announcements from car manufacturers.

2007 130

Daimler targeting carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet by 2039; PHEVs and EVs > 50% of sales by 2030

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Our current focus is on battery-electric mobility. Electricity from renewable sources will also be used for production of the EQC at our plant in Bremen and our battery production in Kamenz, Saxony. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

2019 80

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

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The Bo Rui GE comes in either a MHEV 48V mild hybrid or full PHEV plug-in hybrid version. Although Geely’s MHEV offers significant improvements, the company’s PHEV system offers even more. In green travel mode, the Bo Rui GE PHEV has an average fuel economy of 1.6L/100 km (145 mpg US).

2018 115

Adamas: lithium usage for EV batteries up 76% year-over-year in February 2019

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Shifting cathode chemistries and strong BEV/PHEV sales relative to HEV sales driving accelerated deployment of lithium. Batteries

2019 100

Updated Volkswagen Passat to offer upgraded PHEV version; partially automated driving at cruising speed

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The new GTE is equipped with a larger battery: 13.0 In addition, a new operating mode configuration has made it much easier to reserve sufficient battery capacity for the target destination in a city. kW battery charger.

2019 101

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

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GHG emissions in PHEV post-transmission configuration as an example of the optimization study output. Broadly, he found that for the PHEV pre-transmission configuration, there is a trade-off between fuel economy and GHG emissions when the motor/generator and battery size increases.

2013 111

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 battery system in the S-Class comes, for the first time, from the wholly owned Daimler subsidiary Deutsche ACCUMOTIVE. Despite an increase of around 50% in its energy content, the dimensions of the new battery are smaller than those of its predecessor.

2018 77

Efficient Drivetrains, Shannxi Automotive reveal PHEV Class 8 cement mixer truck

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In partnership with Shannxi Automotive, the world’s tenth largest medium- and heavy-duty truck manufacturer, EDI is introducing a plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) cement mixer truck. China Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-insEfficient Drivetrains, Inc.

2017 85

Life cycle analysis of three battery chemistries for PHEVs and BEVs; environmental impacts higher than expected

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Flow diagram of the battery system, defined by the functional unit of 50 MJ stored and delivered to the powertrain. The battery systems were investigated with a functional unit based on energy storage, and environmental impacts were analyzed using midpoint indicators.

2011 141

Flawed PHEV report has legs

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The report highlights battery cost in 2010 leading to a $18,000 premium for some initial PHEVs, and suggests no lower cost is unlikely to be achieved with economies of scale. Dubious presumptions about PHEV usage lead the authors to minimize any potential petroleum and emissions reductions. Tags: plug-in hybrid national academies of science battery electric car There has never been a shortage of stories in the press denigrating plug-in electric cars.

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