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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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 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.

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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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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 95

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,

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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 133

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.

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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 113

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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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

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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.

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Ford to show production version of new Transit PHEV and 48V mHEV version

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Ford’s Transit Custom plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will make its show debut in production form, and the new Transit with a segment-first 48-volt mild hybrid (mHEV) powertrain. The mHEV system captures energy on deceleration in a 48-volt lithium-ion battery, and uses the stored energy to help drive the engine and electrical ancillaries. The vehicle features the all-new interior design from the latest Transit Custom, including dedicated information displays for the PHEV variant.

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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.

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World's Fastest PHEV

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Based on 5 years of evolution, the eWheel offers exceptional efficiency, coupled with a high power to weight ratio that makes it the ideal solution for battery powered equipment.

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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.

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Tesla Model 3 profits, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review, electric car battery reuse: The Week in Reverse

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Which country demanded repayment of electric car incentives from owners? What car may turn a bigger profit than expected? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 20, 2018. Friday, we covered a report saying that a long-anticipated EPA plan to roll back emissions and

2018 44

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.

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.,

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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.

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Toyota to introduce 10 new electrified vehicles in China by 2020; PHEV Corolla and Levin unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

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Toyota Motor plans to introduce to the Chinese market plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) versions of its Corolla and Levin passenger cars in 2019 and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) model based on its C-HR / IZOA compact SUV in 2020. (To STAES) and Corun PEVE Automotive Battery Co.,

2018 87

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.

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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.

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Efficient Drivetrains receives 30-unit PHEV bus order for City of Kunming, China

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EDI) has received a production order for PHEV bus drivetrain systems from the city of Kunming, China. Forecasts indicate that Chinese bus markets will see more than 200,000 PHEV and EV buses by 2020, with full electrification by 2027. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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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.

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Ghosn on EVs, Honda Clarity PHEV driven, California emissions standards, GM talks CAFE changes, and Japanese solid-state batteries: Today's Car News

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Green Car Reports takes another look at the 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV, with some historical perspective. Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, and a leading proponent of electric cars, believes the industry has found the electric-range sweet spot. It's the price that must drop to sway consumers. Major Japanese automakers

2018 44

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.

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Mitsubishi Motors, NewMotion, Nuvve in vehicle-to-grid pilot in Netherlands with Outlander PHEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has launched a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) pilot, with the first charge point already being utilized with Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s in-vehicle storage batteries. There are more than 25,000 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs available in the Netherlands.

Jaguar Land Rover showcases MHEV, PHEV and BEV Concept_e demonstrators; electric Drive Module

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These are capable of producing twice the power and torque of any electric motor-generator currently in production, JLR said, and can be inserted between any engine and transmission to create MHEV or PHEV, or used alone for a BEV. Concept_e PHEV.

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.

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Kia introduces 2018 Niro PHEV crossover to US at Los Angeles Show

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Kia introduced the 2018 Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) to the US market at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Niro PHEV pairs an all-aluminum 1.6-liter GDI (gasoline direct injection) four-cylinder engine with an 8.9 kWh (59 kW) lithium-polymer battery pack and a 44.5

BMW offering 3.2 kW wireless charging option for 530e PHEV; production starts in July

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BMW i is introducing a factory-fitted, fully integrated inductive charging facility for the high-voltage battery in a plug-in hybrid vehicle. kW, enabling the high-voltage batteries on board the BMW 530e iPerformance to be fully charged in around three-and-a-half hours.

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Mercedes-Benz fuel cell SUV PHEV in production; first units of GLC F-CELL to be delivered by end of October

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There will be electric alternatives in every segment from smart to SUV, with well in excess of 130 variants in total, ranging from 48-volt on-board electrical system with EQ Boost to plug-in-hybrids to all-electric vehicles with batteries or fuel cells. kWh battery (gross, 9.3 The large lithium-ion battery delivers up to 51 km (32 miles) of range in the NEDC. The asynchronous drive motor and battery pack are installed in the rear of the SUV.

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Johnson Controls modifies automotive PHEV Li-ion batteries for marine application; Torqeedo Deep Blue

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is slated to begin production this spring of Li-ion battery packs for Germany-based electric outboard motor manufacturer Torqeedo to power its electric boat motor, Deep Blue. The 13 kWh battery pack has a nominal voltage of 345V, and weighs 328 lbs (149 kg). Johnson Controls, Inc.

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Buick to unveil Velite Concept PHEV at Guangzhou show

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The Velite Concept is powered by a high-performance plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) powertrain that is effective, responsive and smooth. Its SIDI engine is paired with GM’s latest modular intelligent electric drive system and a high-performance modular lithium-ion battery pack, which work together to optimize efficiency under varying driving conditions. Buick’s plug-in hybrid Velite Concept will make its global debut at the Guangzhou auto show, which opens on November 18.

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Mitsubishi shows XR-PHEV concept at LA Show

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Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV on stage in LA. MMNA) gave the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV ( earlier post ) plug-in hybrid its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Click to enlarge. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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6 DOE-funded applied battery research projects targeting Li-ion cells with >200 Wh/kg for PHEVs and EVs

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has six recently launched applied battery research (ABR) projects as part of its Vehicle Technologies portfolio. ABR, noted Peter Faguy, the DOE manager of the applied battery research program, during his presentation at the Annual Merit Review in Washington, DC, is the difficult regime between the discovery of materials and their application in batteries that can be commercialized. Batteries

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FEV showcasing liquid-cooled, high performance battery for PHEV applications at SAE World Congress

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FEV North America will be displaying a liquid-cooled, high performance battery pack for plug-in hybrid applications. The battery will be at the 2015 SAE World Congress next week in Detroit. Designed for use in PHEV applications, the FEV battery pack features an innovative cooling concept and a modular design that provides high power output, robustness and safety. The modules within the battery pack are liquid-cooled Li-Ion cells, each with nominal energy content of 1.3

2015 76

Volvo Cars unveils CMA-based 40 series concepts; battery-electric and PHEV versions; first production in 2017

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Volvo’s new global small car range will include a pure battery electric vehicle as well as Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain variants, in line with the company’s commitment to the electrification of its entire portfolio. Hybridized 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission on T5 Twin Engine PHEV.

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