StreetScooter showcases all-new versions of successful WORK and WORK L electric light commercial vehicles

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StreetScooter has presented the next generation of its successful all-electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs): the WORK and WORK L. The new versions of the WORK and WORK L can reach a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph). Electric (Battery

2019 92

Porsche introduces entry-level electric Taycan 4S; two battery sizes

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The new model is available with two battery sizes: the Performance battery (79.2 kWh) models with up to 390 kW (530 PS) or the Performance battery Plus (93.4 The Taycan 4S with Performance battery consumers 24.6 The top speed is also 250 km/h (155 mph) in both cases.

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Hyundai introduces hydrogen fuel cell H350 light commercial van concept at IAA

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Hyundai Motor is introducing a hydrogen fuel cell concept version of its H350 light commercial van at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover. The H350 Fuel Cell’s powertrain is formed of a hydrogen tanks, fuel cell stack, high-voltage battery pack, inverter, and electric motor.

2016 116

DELIVER electric light commercial vehicle demonstrator to make its debut at FISITA

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Liberty Electric Cars, the European subsidiary of Green Automotive Company, has completed the build of the first fully functioning example of “DELIVER”—an electric light commercial delivery vehicle funded by the European Commissions’ 7 th Framework Programme. Ten partner companies are involved in the design and construction of an electric light commercial vehicle. The battery management system (hardware and software) is custom-made. Electric (Battery) Motors

2014 103

GM will focus its electrification strategy on light electrification, extended range, and battery-electric vehicle technologies; major focus on the plug; preview of the Spark EV

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GM will focus its vehicle electrification efforts on three main technologies: light electrification, currently manifested in the eAssist systems; extended range electric vehicles (EREVs) such as the Chevrolet Volt; and battery electric vehicles (BEVs), such as the soon-to-be-introduced Spark EV.

2012 125

US DRIVE releases comprehensive cradle-to-grave analysis of light-duty vehicle GHGs, cost of driving and cost of avoided GHGs

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The US DRIVE Cradle-to-Grave Working Group has published the “Cradle-to-Grave Lifecycle Analysis of US Light-Duty Vehicle-Fuel Pathways: A Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Economic Assessment of Current (2015) and Future (2025–2030) Technologies” Argonne National Lab Report.

2016 119

$15M Visio.M project seeking to maximize light weight and safety in an urban EV

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consortium is developing a mobility concept for an efficient electric vehicle, making the design as light as possible while still delivering the best possible safety protection. EV is targeted to have a range of more than 100 km (62 miles) and a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph).

2013 111

Sevcon Motor Controllers for new AUCMA EV light electric truck

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Ltd has selected Sevcon as the motor controller supplier for its new light truck, the A-2. Aimed at municipal fleets in both domestic and overseas markets, the new A-2 light duty truck is powered by a 72V 16 kW AC motor. The electric drivetrain gives the A-2 a range of up to 150 kilometers (93 miles) and a top speed of more than 50 km/h (31 mph). Chinese firm AUCMA Electric Vehicle Co.

2012 78

Volkswagen unveils MEB-based battery-electric dune buggy at Geneva: ID. BUGGY concept

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BUGGY is made up of the electric motor integrated in the rear axle, power electronics, a single-speed gearbox, the high-voltage flat battery (62 kWh) arranged in the car floor to save space, and the additional units integrated in the vehicle front end. Electric (Battery

2019 102

Fisker unveils EMotion electric luxury sedan; prototype flexible solid-state battery cell; automotive-ready after 2020

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Featuring automatic butterfly doors and five integrated Quanergy S3 LiDAR sensors ( earlier post ) for autonomous driving up to Level 4, the all-wheel drive EMotion has a projected range of 400 miles (644 km) and a top speed of 161 mph (259 km/h). Batteries Electric (Battery) Solid-state

2018 85

Europcar and Mercedes-Benz Vans partner on light commercial electric vans

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To save installation space for the batteries, and in contrast to the other models in the Vito series, the vehicle has front-wheel drive. The 36 kWh Li-ion battery pack of the Vito E-CELL is located underneath the cargo bed; the vehicle a range of around 130 kilometers (81 miles).

2011 109

Pike forecasts NEV market to remain small, although with double the growth rate of light-duty vehicles to 2017

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While moderate in terms of volume, the growth rate for NEVs will double that of the light-duty vehicle market during the same period, Pike notes. In Europe, NEVs are categorized as a quadricycle, but are limited to a 4 kW motor for light NEVs or 15 kW for heavier quadricycles.

2011 106

A closer look at Audi’s new R8 e-tron EV and battery

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The model line-up of the second generation of Audi’s high-performance R8 sports car, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, includes the new R8 e-tron battery-electric vehicle. mph) in 3.9 The liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack consists of 52 modules.

2015 154

Northern Lights Energy and Reva Electric Car Company Sign Agreement to Develop the Electric Vehicle Market in Iceland

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Northern Lights Energy ( NLE ), the initiator of the 2012 charging infrastructure project and provider of infrastructure and services for electric vehicles (EV) based in Iceland, has signed an agreement with Reva Electric Car Company to jointly develop the electric vehicle market in Iceland.

Oshkosh runs diesel series-hybrid light concept vehicles in 43rd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

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The Oshkosh Extreme Racing team Light Concept Vehicle (LCV) M2. Oshkosh Corporation ran two Light Concept Vehicles (LCV) through the 43 rd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race course in Mexico, 18-20 November; one crossed the finish line of the 1,061-mile desert course.

2010 111

Volkswagen presents new I.D. CROZZ II battery-electric SUV concept; on sale in 2020

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With an 83 kWh battery pack, the driving range of the SUV that outputs 225 kW (system power) and top speed of 180 km/h (112 mph) is up to 500 kilometers (311 miles) (NEDC) on one battery charge. Smart Lights. CROZZ are five Smart Lights. Batteries Electric (Batter

2017 85

EDAG Showcases Latest Version of Light Car Concept EV at Geneva; Emphasis on Space Frame

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EDAG’s Light Car - Open Source at the Geneva Motor Show. Global engineering services provider EDAG showcased its latest technical advances in the development of its concept car, the “Light Car - Open Source”, at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.

2010 90

Driving the VW e-Golf; strategy, assembly in Wolfsburg, Braunschweig battery plant

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The e-Golf (“Das e-Auto” earlier post ), the Volkswagen brand’s second series production battery-electric vehicle after the e-up!, Early display cutaway of the e-Golf battery pack. Training cutaway of the production battery pack. seconds, and 100 km/h (62 mph) in 10.4

2014 149

Nissan unveils new LEAF; 150-mile range; high-power variant with larger battery in 2019

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Maximum speed is 144 km/h (89 mph). The new LEAF will also be followed in model year 2019 with a high-power version with increased motor power and battery capacity. The new LEAF features a 40 kWh Li-ion battery pack that can be quick charged up to 80% in 40 minutes).

2017 101

Northern Lights Energy signs LOI to purchase 1,000 AMP electric SUV conversions over 5 years

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a company engaged in the emission-free electrification of OEM vehicles, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Northern Lights Energy ( NLE ) to support the introduction of all-electric SUVs into Iceland as part of a national electric vehicle (EV) project. The “AMP’d” Equinox is an up-fitted GM Chevrolet Equinox that will reach a top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h), and will accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in approximately eight seconds. AMP Holding Inc.,

Audi combines e-scooter with skateboard

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The steering handle gives stability, holds the battery and the electronics, and carries a display showing the battery status. The Audi e-tron Scooter is fitted with the legally required LED lights: a headlight, daytime running light, rear light and brake light.

2019 132

Ford unveils all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

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kWh Li-ion battery) and extended-range (98.8 kWh battery) options with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive powered by permanent magnet motors. Equipped with an extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive, Mach-E has a targeted EPA-estimated range of at least 300 miles.

2019 78

Yamato, Toyota, Hino start trials of battery-electric 1-tonne delivery truck

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Hino) will begin trials using a small battery-electric truck (EV Truck) in Yamato delivery operations. In light of current battery performance, TMC and Hino believe that it is possible to offer practical commercial electric vehicles for lightweight and short-distance applications.

2013 123

Volkswagen’s first two production battery-electric vehicles debut at Frankfurt

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Volkswagen marked its serious entry into the battery-electric vehicle market with the introduction in Frankfurt of its first two series production EVs: the e-up! Volkswagen itself developed all of the components, including the battery. seconds it reaches 100 km/h (62 mph).

2013 142

Audi unveils 2nd battery-electric Audi concept in Shanghai; production in 2019; 3-motor “e-quattro” drive

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Audi is unveiling a new battery-electric e-tron concept in Shanghai: the Audi e-tron Sportback. The production version will come in 2019 as Audi’s second battery-electric offering, following the introduction of the production version of the Audi e-tron SUV ( earlier post ) in 2018.

2017 78

UK Grounds Maintenance Company Contracts for Four Ford-Smith Electric Vehicles Light Commercial EVs

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Poole, UK-based Continental Landscapes has contracted for four battery-electric Ford Transit-based light commercial vehicles from Carillon Fleet Management: two 4.6-tonne Ford Transit beaver tail and two 3.5-tonne tippers. Powered solely by a Li-ion iron phosphate battery pack from Valence, they offer a range of up to 100 miles on a full charge and zero tailpipe emissions, plus lower running costs than conventional fossil fuels.

Mercedes-Benz F125!: fuel cell plug-in hybrid with Li-sulfur battery and structure integrated hydrogen storage with MOFs

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Lithium-sulphur batteries (e.g., earlier post ), which Mercedes-Benz is examining in parallel with further development of the current lithium-ion battery and research into lithium-air technology. seconds, with a top speed of 220 km/h (137 mph).NEDC Mercedes-Benz F 125!

2011 142

Optare Introduces Battery-Electric Bus

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UK-based Optare PLC has introduced the Solo EV, a full battery-electric bus. Replacing the usual diesel engine is an all-new electric drive, featuring an Enova Systems P120 AC induction motor rated at 120 kW and powered by two banks of Valence Lithium Ion Phosphate batteries.

2009 85

Third-generation Renault ZOE increase ranges >20% to 390 km with better performance

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Renault has launched the third-generation of its ZOE electric vehicle, featuring a 52 kWh battery pack that will deliver up to 390 kilometers (242 miles) in the WLTP—an increase of more than 20% from the prior generation. Electric (Battery

2019 106

Audi unveils AI:TRAIL quattro electric off-roader concept

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The stated target with its lithium-ion battery is. mph) on the road. On rough, rocky terrain, this architecture provides plenty of agility without the battery unit integrated in the floor coming into contact with the ground. lb) despite its high-capacity battery.

2019 90

Renault Unveils Four Concept EVs and Quickdrop Battery Switch System; Commits to 100,000 EVs with Better Place

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In addition to standard charge and quick charge option, Renault also highlighted the exclusive “Quickdrop” system for battery switching at an exchange station such as that being developed by Better Place. Lithium-ion battery pack.

2009 127

Start-up AEV developing battery-electric shuttle buses for China, India and US markets

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Colorado-based American Electric Vehicles (AEV)—a company co-founded by Dr. Dan Rivers, who also co-founded Li-ion battery company Compact Power Inc. AEV also intends to move to a larger battery pack in the future. Electric (Battery) FleetsPrototype of the AEV e-shuttle.

2011 107

Lotus unveils $2M electric hypercar Evija (Type 130); 2,000 PS, 1,700 Nm

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An ultra-lightweight carbon fibre monocoque also makes it the world’s lightest production EV hypercar at 1,680 kg (including the 70 kWh battery pack). The battery pack is mounted centrally behind the passenger compartment, and its cover is visible through the glass rear screen.

2019 101

Audi A6 allroad returns to the US in 2020 with 48V mild hybrid system

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The belt alternator starter as the central MHEV component recovers up to 8 kW of power during braking and feeds the electricity into a separate lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 10 Ah.

2019 106

Daimler-BYD JV unveils battery-electric DENZA at Auto China; 47.5 kWh pack; focus on safety

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DENZA is powered by an 86 kW (peak) motor that provides a maximum speed of up to 150 km/h (93 mph) and peak torque of 290 N·m. kWh lithium iron phosphate battery capacity, DENZA has a range of up to 300 km (186 miles). In light of the fact that the average daily driving distance in China is 50 to 80 kilometers a day, the typical customer will only have to recharge DENZA twice a week. China Electric (Battery DENZA. Click to enlarge.

2014 65

More details on the Mercedes-Benz S500 PLUG-IN HYBRID; new warranty for battery and PEEM

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Battery and charging. kWh Lithium iron phosphate battery pack is water-cooled, weighs 114 kg (251 lbs) and occupies a volume of 96 liters (3.4 The high-voltage battery can be charged using a 3.6 Top speed (km/h, mph). Top speed electric (km/h, mph).

2014 104

Volkswagen showcasing its micromobility offerings in Geneva with Streetmate and Cityskater electric scooters

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The concept scooter is light (143 lbs / 65 kg) and also has a particularly low center of gravity, as the lithium-ion battery is integrated into the floor structure. The battery has a rated capacity of 1.3 Electric (Battery) Micro-mobility Personal Transit

2019 97

BMW presents i3 Concept Coupé battery-electric vehicle at the LA Auto Show; focus on connectivity for driver assistance and intermodal mobility

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The Li-ion battery pack is placed under the floor. Not only is the accelerator mapping modified, maximum speed is also limited to 90 km/h (56 mph). Connected vehicles Electric (Battery BMW i3 Concept Coupé. Click to enlarge.

2012 104

Mercedes-Benz Vans introduces the series version of the EQV electric van prior to display at IAA in September

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The technical highlights include a range of 405 kilometers (provisional figures) and the rapid charging of the high-voltage battery from 10 to 80% in less than an hour. The power is provided by a lithium-ion battery with 90 kWh of usable capacity, placed under the floor of the vehicle.

2019 97

MINI introduces new MINI Cooper SE EV

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The model-specific lithium-ion battery enables a range of 235 to 270 kilometers (146 to 168 miles). (US The high-voltage battery with model-specific configuration is made up of lithium-ions cells subdivided into 12 modules. The electric MINI accelerates from zero to 62 mph in 7.3

2019 103

Porsche’s 800V electric sports car Taycan makes world debut

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The top speed of both all-wheel-drive models is 260 km/h (162 mph). The overall capacity of the Performance Battery Plus is 93.4 The reverse happens during braking: Here they convert the alternating current obtained during recuperation into direct current for charging the battery.

2019 112

Audi unveils AI:ME self-driving EV concept at Shanghai

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mph) and will often have to remain mobile for hours at a time without charging. The engineers therefore drew on a comparatively simple, yet light, basic configuration. A 65 kWh battery unit is sufficient for meeting these requirements. Autonomous driving China Electric (Battery

2019 111

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

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The original Volkswagen Transporter is arguably the most recognizable light commercial vehicle of all time. family models, a variety of battery packs can be fitted, according to vehicle usage. The battery system has also been prepared for inductive charging. Electric (Battery

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