Audi introduces A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV

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Audi is systematically pursuing its electrification strategy and is now offering its large four-door A7 Sportback coupe as a powerful, efficient plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The A7 PHEV accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 Comprising 104 pouch cells, the lithium-ion battery stores 14.1

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BMW introduces X1 xDrive25e PHEV subcompact crossover

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An electric drive and a latest-generation lithium-ion battery enable an electrically powered range of up to 57 kilometers (35 miles). The latest-generation lithium-ion battery has a gross energy content of 9.7 The battery can be fully charged in around five hours in this way.

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveils MI-TECH CONCEPT small SUV PHEV

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We are dedicated to electrification technology, particularly plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). The MI-TECH CONCEPT was built to be a “small plug-in hybrid electric SUV that delivers unparalleled driving pleasure and confidence over all terrain in light and wind.”

2019 78

California ARB to update Light-Duty Vehicle Electronic Certification System for PHEVs and ZEVs

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is going to update the Light-Duty Vehicle Electronic Certification (LDV E-Cert) system to indicate electric range and credit information of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and zero emission vehicles (ZEV) on the certification Executive Order. It will be a key to link PHEV test information in CSI 10A with each vehicle model in CSI 7. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hybrids Plug-ins Regulations

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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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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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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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Updated Audi Q7 SUV has 48V MHEV as standard, new PHEV option

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Its central component, the belt alternator starter (BAS), powers a 48-volt main electrical system in which a compact lithium-ion battery stores the energy. During braking, the BAS can recover up to 8 kW of power and feed it back into the battery.

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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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New BMW 530e PHEV offers more range, optional intelligent all-wheel drive

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The latest battery cell technology contributes to increasing the electric range of the BMW 530e Sedan plug-in hybrid model to between 61 and 66 kilometers. The new lithium-ion high-voltage battery of the BMW 530e Sedan and BMW 530e xDrive Sedan has a gross energy content increased from 9.2

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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.

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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 The new e-Soul features the same iconic, boxy silhouette, with newly-sculpted lines, sharper details, and more technical lighting elements. Electric (Battery) Europe

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EPAs GHG Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles; Special Credits To Encourage PHEVs, BEVs and FCVs

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Included in this is a temporary program that will provide additional credit provisions as incentives for the development and sales of plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), battery-electric vehicles (BEVs); and fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs). Light trucks. This approach would allow credit trading among all vehicles a manufacturer produces, both cars and light trucks, as well as between companies. Tags: Climate Change Electric (Battery) Emissions Plug-ins Policy

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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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BNEF forecasts EVs to hit 54% of new car sales by 2040; decreasing importance of PHEVs

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Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 33% of all the light-duty vehicles on the road, according to a new forecast published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Since 2010, lithium-ion battery prices have fallen 73% per kWh.

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A123 China JV to develop Li-ion battery packs for new Geely PHEV due in 2014

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Advanced Traction Battery Systems (ATBS), A123 Systems’ Shanghai-based joint-venture company with SAIC Motor ( earlier post ), has been selected to develop battery packs for a new plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) sedan from Geely, one of the fastest-growing automakers in China and the parent company of Volvo Car Corporation. Batteries China Plug-ins

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DOE: 58% of BEV sales in US in 2016 were large cars and standard SUVs; PHEVS mainly compact and midsize

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Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sales were mainly compact and midsize cars, with 42% and 40% of the market share, respectively. million light vehicles sold in the United States in 2016—more than half were SUVs, pickups, and vans. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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EDI partners with Greenkraft for parallel-series multi-mode Class-4 CNG-PHEV truck; CEC funding

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EDI was co-founded by Professor Andy Frank from UC Davis—a key figure in the development of the PHEV concept and technology—in 2006. The inline form factor allows the drivetrain to integrate into any light-, medium- or heavy-duty vehicle design. Greenkraft truck.

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Mitsubishi Motors to supply 635 Outlander PHEVs to National Police of Ukraine

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that through its local importer and distributor MMC Ukraine, MMC will supply the National Police of Ukraine with 635 units of the Outlander PHEV. Mitsubishi has extensively revised the Outlander PHEV for 2017.

Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In In this paper PHEV refers solely to the long-range PHEV of 60 miles (100 km) electric-only range.)

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Hyundai prices 2018 Ioniq PHEV starting at $24,950; 29 miles all-electric range

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Hyundai’s 2018 Plug-in Hybrid Ioniq ( earlier post ) is heading to dealerships now—joining the Hybrid and Electric models—with an aggressive starting price of $24,950—$5,000 less than the full battery-electric version of the Ioniq but with more than five times the range.

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Audi highlights its range of electrification efforts; Q7 diesel PHEV, A7 fuel cell PHEV, BEV, 48V and more; 750 Wh/l by 2025

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On the systems and fuels side, Audi discussed battery technology; wireless charging; 48 V electrification ( earlier post ); Audi fuel cell technology; and Audi e-fuels ( earlier post ). The lithium-ion battery comprises 168 prismatic cells and is liquid-cooled.

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2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV starting at $37,900 in US

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The Audi PHEV will come in 3 packages: Premium for $37,900; Premium Plus for $42,000; and Prestige for $46,800. Audi expects the PHEV to qualify for a federal tax credit of $4,168. Hold Battery mode allows hybrid driving while preserving EV range for later use.

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SAE REX: PHEVs and REEVs could open door for advanced combustion regime engines

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Increased market penetration of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) across vehicle segments could present an opportunity for emerging advanced combustion regime engines, such as those using various low-temperature combustion modes, according to a number of presentations at the SAE 2016 Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium held last week in Knoxville. If PHEVs are going to play a big role, what is the fuel source for that?

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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.

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California Energy Commission awards nearly $9M to 3 projects to support local manufacturing of heavy-duty electric vehicles, PHEVs

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A $3,000,000 grant to design, develop, and operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing line for battery-electric public transit buses in the City of Industry in San Gabriel Valley, California. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Policy As part of its approval of more than $83.7

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FCA to invest $4.5B to expand production capacity in Michigan, electrify Jeep vehicles with PHEV, possible BEV models

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It allows Jeep to enter two white space segments that offer significant margin opportunities and will enable new electrified Jeep products, including at least four plug-in hybrid vehicles and the flexibility to produce fully battery-electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins Vehicle ManufacturersFiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. will invest a total of $4.5

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Volkswagen apprentices unveil 48V hybrid Golf GTI, enhanced Golf GTE PHEV at at Wörthersee meeting

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Through the recovery of braking energy (regenerative braking), two batteries in the rear of the vehicle are charged. The batteries and control electronics for the electric rear-axle drive system are installed under the base plate.

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EPA Trends on EVs and PHEVs; beginning of a “measurable and meaningful impact” on new vehicle fuel economy and emissions

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In MY 2013, there were 11 EVs and 4 PHEVs available in the market; MY 2014 has 12 (counting the Tesla Model S 60 and 80 as one) EVs on the market and 10 PHEVs, along with the lone CNG car, the Honda Civic. (In

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DOE: US plug-in vehicles consumed nearly 3 TWh of electricity in 2018

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The share of electricity consumption from all-electric vehicles (EV) increased compared to the electricity consumption from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). In 2018, EV accounted for 61% of all PEV electricity consumption while PHEV accounted for the remaining 39%.

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Navigant forecasts global light duty electrified vehicle sales to exceed 6.0M in 2024; PEVs to account for roughly half

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In a new report, Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts , Navigant research projects that under its base scenario, global sales of light duty electrified vehicles (i.e., vehicles that use electricity for traction, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and battery-electrics) will grow from 2.6

2015 78

Hyundai unveils Ioniq HEV, PHEV and EV for US market at New York show

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The Ioniq Hybrid’s electric motor delivers an estimated 32 kW (43 horsepower) with an estimated maximum torque of 125 lb-ft (169 N·m), powered by a lithium-ion polymer battery with 1.56 The battery is efficiently positioned under the rear passenger seats. Battery technology.

2016 85

Ford researchers: global light-duty CO2 regulatory targets broadly consistent with 450 ppm stabilization

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Broadly, the Ford team found that new light-duty vehicle fuel economy and CO 2 regulations in the US through 2025 and in the EU through 2020 are consistent with the CO 2 glide paths.

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Hybrids take 7% of California market in 1H 2013; PHEVs 0.7%; EVs 1.1%

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Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicle share of the California retail market. Plug-in hybrid market share was an estimated 0.7%, while battery electric vehicle market share hit 1.1%. For the first six months of 2013, hybrid registrations (excluding plug-ins), were 59,300 units; plug-in hybrids, 5,736 units; and battery electric vehicles, 9,708 units. of battery electric vehicles sold in the state during that period. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Sales

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Volkswagen: reorienting diesel strategy, new Modular Electric Toolkit, MQB push on PHEVs, electric Phaeton

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The newly-formed Volkswagen Brand Board of Management has made a number of major strategic product decisions , including a reorientation of the diesel strategy to use the most advanced emission aftertreatment technologies; the development of a standardized electric architecture (Modular Electric Toolkit, MEB) for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles; and an electric next-generation Phaeton. In light of this, the Board of Management redefined the current project.

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Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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At a press event in Tokyo to lay out his future vision and direction for the company, Honda Motor President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to make two-thirds of its overall unit sales from plug-in hybrid/hybrid vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles such as fuel cell vehicles and battery EVs by around 2030. The East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio will start producing the Acura MDX in 2017 as the second plant to produce light truck models in North America.

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Borgward picks SAP, LG and Bosch as strategic partners in electric mobility; PHEVs and EVs

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The strategic partnership with LG Electronics encompasses the joint development and delivery of high-performance batteries for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. The Group’s line-up included small and medium-sized cars, as well as light and heavy duty commercial vehicles.

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Honda brings FCV Concept to N. America, promises new EV and PHEV models by 2018

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Honda also used the venue to announce that it will offer several next-generation, advanced powertrain vehicles, including a new battery-electric model and plug-in hybrid model by 2018. These next-generation vehicles will include an all-new Honda plug-in hybrid model (PHEV); an all-new Honda battery-electric vehicle (BEV); and further applications of two- and three-motor hybrid systems. Electric (Battery) Engines Fuel Cells Hydrogen Plug-ins

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Navigant: sales of light duty vehicles to total more than 2.1 billion from 2015 to 2035

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The report, Transportation Forecast: Light Duty Vehicles , analyzes the global LDV market in eight segments: stop-start vehicles (SSVs); hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs); plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs); battery electric vehicles (BEVs); natural gas vehicles (NGVs); fuel cell vehicles (FCVs); propane autogas vehicles (PAGVs); and conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.

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Audi ups A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV technology offerings for US MY2017; virtual cockpit

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Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insFor MY 2017, Audi has updated its A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the US with improved technology offerings such as the available Audi virtual cockpit and standard driver assistance systems including Audi pre sense front.

2016 78

2014 Honda Accord PHEV EPA-certified at 115 MPGe, on sale 15 Jan with MSRP of $39,780; LEV3/SULEV20 compliance

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2014 Accord PHEV. kWh lithium-ion battery pack, and total system output is 196 hp (146 kW). Click to enlarge.

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Chrysler Group files S-1 for IPO; snapshot of R&D priorities; exploring a light-duty hydraulic hybrid

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Thermal management technologies not only help reduce fuel consumption, but are an important factor in extending battery range for hybrid electric and all-electric vehicle models. Chrysler is already relying heavily on its award-winning Pentastar V-6 gasoline engine, which features a light-weight aluminum block with variable valve timing that improves fuel efficiency over its pre-2010 predecessor engines.

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