Hyundai Kona Electric goes more than 600 miles—if you go 20 mph

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The result, which Hyundai claims is a range record for a vehicle with this size battery pack, is more than double the Kona Electric's 258-mile EPA-rated range.

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). mph (330.88 mph (300.63 The GXE is a Z06 Corvette that has been re-engineered by Genovation to be a performance driven all-electric vehicle. The GXE includes a state-of-the-art battery management system, inverters, batteries and electric motors that produce in excess of 600-hp and 570 lb-ft of torque.

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AYRO launches low-speed Electric Vaccine Vehicle

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a designer and manufacturer of light-duty, short-haul, and last-mile delivery electric vehicles (EVs), has launched the Electric Vaccine Vehicle (EVV). Club Car will provide sales and service support for the vehicles to Element and its Clients. AYRO, Inc.,

Lucid Air debuts in New York; completes first high speed stability test at 217 mph

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Lucid Motors made its global auto show debut at the New York International Auto Show, presenting the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan and also presenting its Alpha Speed Car test vehicle, which had just completed its first high-speed stability test at 217 mph (349.2 The factory, first announced in November 2016, will come online in 2019 and build 10,000 vehicles in the first 12 months. Electric (Battery

2017 163

Startup SF Motors announces two EVs; up to 1000 hp, 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds

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SF Motors, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle (EV) startup and subsidiary of Shanghai-based Sokon Industry Group ( earlier post ), announced its latest technological advances and a new line of intelligent electric vehicles at an event at its Santa Clara headquarters. SF Motors has developed a flexible motor system allowing vehicle design using one-, two-, three-, or four-motor configurations. SF Motors will begin vehicle production this year at its Industry 4.0

2018 195

Mercedes-AMG reveals performance hybrid and battery-electric AMG derivative strategy

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Battery-electric AMG derivatives based on the new Mercedes Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA) for luxury and premium-class vehicles. The lightweight high-performance battery is located in the rear above the rear axle. AMG High Performance Battery.

Luxury electric Lucid Air sedan hits 217 mph in stability test

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The company said yesterday at the New York auto show that a development prototype had reached an electronically limited top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) in testing last month. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Atieva Lucid MotorsOnly a handful of people have ridden in one outside the company, but development of the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan seems to be proceeding apace.

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GM reveals new Ultium batteries and flexible global platform for rapid growth of EV lineup

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The heart of GM’s strategy is a modular propulsion system and a highly flexible, third-generation global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. GM’s all-new modular platform and battery system, Ultium. Solid-state batteries.

2020 301

ROUSH CleanTech enters EV market with Class 6 electric vehicles

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ROUSH is providing Penske Truck Leasing with all-new Ford F-650 battery electric vehicles later this year for deployment across Southern California. Penske has been expanding its battery electric fleet for the past several years. Electric (Battery) Fleets

2020 269

GM: construction of Ultium Cells LLC battery plant in Lordstown progressing on schedule

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Tuesday marked the beginning of steel construction at the all-new Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown. —Ken Morris, vice president of Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Programs. Batteries Manufacturing Vehicle Manufacturers

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid EPA-rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway; plug-in Energi version offers 85 mph top electric speed

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Ford also announced that the plug-in hybrid version of the C-MAX, the Ford C-MAX Energi, features the a top electric-only speed among all plug-in of 85 mph (137 km/h)—more than 20 mph more than the Prius plug-in, and sufficient easily to keep pace with the flow of high-speed highway traffic even when the EV mode button is engaged and the gasoline engine is off. Hybrids traditionally have been more economical in city driving than on the highway, unlike conventional vehicles.

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features upgraded powertrain, enlarged battery pack

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MMNA) announced pricing and availability of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) crossover. The Outlander PHEV’s main drive battery capacity also grows from 12.0 Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Workhorse receives purchase order from Pride Group Enterprises for 6,320 C-Series electric delivery vehicles

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Workhorse Group has received a purchase order for 6,320 C-Series all-electric delivery vehicles from Pride Group Enterprises, a company with businesses in transportation equipment retail, wholesale, rental, leasing and logistics. Vehicle. Battery (4 Modules). 75 MPH (Limited).

Toyota introduces second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle as design and technology flagship

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For 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai, originally offered in 2016, as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

2020 358

BMW boosts i3 and i3s batteries to 120Ah; 42.2 kWh pack almost doubles original range

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BMW has released the new 2019 i3 and i3s electric vehicles with 120 Ah batteries. Since launch in 2014, the battery capacity and range of the i3 has grown from the original 60Ah / 81 miles to 94Ah / 115 miles in 2017 and now 120Ah for 2019. With the high voltage battery cell capacity increased to 120 ampere hours (Ah) and a gross energy content of 42.2 The exterior dimensions of the battery pack remain unchanged. Batteries Electric (Battery

2018 241

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 first with new Ultium battery architecture; 24-module, dual stack, 350+ miles range

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The 2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 will be the first vehicle in production with GM’s all-new Ultium battery architecture and will offer a large range of on- and off-road features and vehicle dynamics and performance features. Batteries Motors

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Lightning Systems introduces Generation 2 model of its battery-electric Ford Transit powertrain

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The Lightning Electric Ford Transit is a battery-electric drivetrain package for the Ford Transit 350HD, a product used extensively by commercial and government fleets. With new thermally-managed NMC battery chemistry, the new Generation 2 all-electric powertrain has 20% longer range than Gen 1, with battery configuration options for 60 or 120-mile ranges (based on certified Dynamometer testing). Battery pack capacity for the two options is 43 kWh and 86 kWh, respectively.

2019 241

AKASOL battery pack powering ZF’s electric Advanced Urban Vehicle concept

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An 8-module Li-ion traction battery from AKASOL GmbH powers the ZF electric Advanced Urban Vehicle concept presented at the IAA in Frankfurt. AKASOL is a supplier of Li-ion batteries for high-performance applications. The 8 modules of the AKASYSTEM battery are configured 2/3/3 in 3 system units and can thus be placed in the free spaces at the front and rear axle for efficient packaging. kWh battery pack features a charging power of 49 kW.

2015 184

Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

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Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer, unveiled two “Electric Adventure Vehicles”—the R1T, an all-electric pickup and the R1S, an all-electric SUV—at events surrounding the LA Auto Show this week. The Rivian vehicles feature up to 400+ miles in electric range, a wading depth of 1 meter, lockable storage bins that can fit the bulkiest of gear, and the performance and precise control of quad-motor AWD. Battery System. Electric (Battery

2018 248

Hyundai Motor Group reveals E-GMP; first dedicated BEV platform, for next-generation BEV line-up

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Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. Moreover, flexible development can satisfy various customer needs for vehicle performance. This currently covers various vehicle segments.

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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! We are electrifying all vehicle classes, and therefore have everything we need to make the Volkswagen Group the top automaker in all respects, including electric mobility, by 2018 ,” he said. Volkswagen itself developed all of the components, including the battery. seconds it reaches 100 km/h (62 mph).

2013 273

GKN Driveline begins testing All-Twinster plug-in hybrid AWD SUV research vehicle with eTwinsterX system

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GKN Driveline has begun testing an SUV technology research vehicle which showcases the company’s eDrive, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and systems integration capabilities. Based on a Mercedes-AMG GLA 45, the one-off GKN Technology Demonstrator 2018 vehicle (GTD18), features mechanical and electric Twinster torque vectoring, a plug-in hybrid system, and completely re-engineered control systems. It had a top speed of 162 mph and could accelerate from 0-60mph in 5.0

2018 195

Electric Car Drives 375 Miles at 55 mph, Recharges In 6 Minutes

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We all know that battery packs are the weakest link in electric vehicles. A German-based company has changed all that with a new vehicle capable of driving up to 375 miles at moderate highway speeds Not only are they heavy and expensive, but they take a long time to recharge and on average can only provide around 100 miles per charge.

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Battery company Kreisel Electric introduces automated 2-speed transmission for EVs

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Austria-based battery pack provider Kreisel Electric ( earlier post ) has developed a production-ready, automated 2-speed transmission for electric mobility applications in combination with an integrated powertrain architecture specially developed in cooperation with Sala Drive GmbH —both designed for high performance and torque ranges. seconds, with a top speed of 300 km/h (186 mph). Electric (Battery) Transmissions

2018 190

Audi introduces 2022 e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT; US pricing starts at $99,900

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This allows the e-tron GT to repeatedly accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds on the way to a top track speed of 152 mph. As a result, the RS e-tron GT can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a 155 mph top track speed.

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Archer taps FCA to accelerate eVTOL production

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The 100% electric aircraft will be capable of traveling distances of up to 60 miles at 150 mph. Archer says that the 60-mile range is based on utilizing battery technology that’s commercially available today.

Daimler starts production of new smart fortwo electric drive; buy or lease the vehicle, rent the battery

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Like the models with combustion engines, the electric vehicle is now rolling off the production line in the standardized production process. With its 55 kW electric motor (from EM-motive, Daimler’s JV with Bosch, earlier post ), the smart fortwo electric drive accelerates from 0 - 60 km/h (0-37 mph) in 4.8 seconds, with a maximum speed of 125 km/h (78 mph). Purchase, financing or leasing of the vehicle including the battery is also possible. Battery-rent.

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BMW to showcase 5 electric vehicles at LA show; world debut of new vehicle

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The BMW Group will showcase five electric vehicles at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show including the North American premieres of the BMW i Vision Dynamics, MINI Electric Concept, BMW i3s, and a World Premiere vehicle that will be shown during the BMW Group press conference on Wednesday, 29 November. Earlier this month, BMW reported that electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles now account for 5.5% seconds, has a top speed of 120 mph with a range of 373 miles.

2017 150

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). The multiple electric motors deliver more than 575 KW, pushing the EMotion from 0-60 mph in under 3 seconds. Fisker also displayed a working solid-state battery in a case and an actual bulk battery without a case.

2018 161

Walmart Canada commits to 100% alternatively powered fleet vehicles by 2028; orders 30 more Tesla semis

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By converting 20% of our fleet to electric vehicles by 2022 and committing to alternative power for all fleet vehicles by 2028, we are putting safety, innovation and sustainability at the forefront of our logistics network. According to Tesla, the Tesla Semi will consume less than two kilowatt-hours of energy per mile at Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and highway speed, earning 50% more per mile than in a regular truck. Canada Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

2018 215

Audi announces A3 e-tron battery electric vehicle pilot program in US

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Audi introduced the battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron US pilot program at TED2012 in Long Beach, California. This marks Audi’s first foray into the rapidly developing US electric vehicle landscape. Energy storage is provided by the lithium-ion battery, which is located in multiple blocks under the luggage compartment floor, under the rear seat and in the center tunnel. On a single battery charge, this compact car can cover around 140 km (86.99 Electric (Battery

2012 210

GM and LG Energy Solution investing $2.3B in second Ultium Cells manufacturing plant in US

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billion to build its second battery cell manufacturing plant in the United States. Early conceptual rendering of Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The new battery cell plant will create 1,300 new jobs.

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 strategy on eAssist-type systems and the plug. 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. The Spark EV battery pack.

2012 237

Lightning Systems Gen 2 electric Ford Transit named in CARB executive order; new NMC batteries for longer range

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This step—which certifies the vehicle as a ZEV—is a prerequisite for sales of the vehicle in California. The new vehicle also is available nationwide. The Lightning Electric Ford Transit is a battery-electric drivetrain package for the Ford Transit 350HD, a product used extensively by commercial and government fleets. The vehicle platform is offered in 60-mile and 120-mile range versions. Conversions Electric (Battery

2019 194

Battery/Ultracapacitor System for Small Electric Vehicles

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Configuration of an EV with battery pack and ultracapacitor. Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Allborg University (Denmark) are studying a hybrid battery/ultracapacitor system for small electric vehicles. In the system, the batteries function as the main energy storage source of the vehicle, supplying average power to the load. The battery pack comprised two parallel strings of 14 series-connected 12 V NiMH batteries (Saft NHE 10-100).

2009 150

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 Available for order this year upon customer request, the new R8 e-tron uses a newly developed high energy density Li-ion technology optimized for a purely electric vehicle drive. The liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack consists of 52 modules. The battery.

2015 293

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. StreetScooter’s next generation of vehicles features a redesigned box body with a larger payload of more than one ton and space for up to four euro pallets. The new versions of the WORK and WORK L can reach a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph). StreetScooter is a well-known early bird in the electric light commercial vehicle sector.

2019 175

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. This means that the electric vehicle always provides enough power on the rear axle, even off-road. With full acceleration on paved slopes, the concept car sprints from zero to 62 mph in 7.2 Electric (Battery

2019 192

Citroën introducing its electric MPV: ë-SpaceTourer

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Like its PEUGEOT cousin, the Citroën ë-SpaceTourer is based on the EMP2 platform, seats up to 9 people and offers a choice of two range levels depending on battery power (50 kWh/230 km or 75 kWh/330 km in WLTP cycle). Maximum speed is 130 km/h (81 mph) in all drive modes (Eco, Normal, Power).

2020 292

Canada-based ElectraMeccanica to build SOLO EVs in Arizona

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ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. , a Canada-based designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has selected Mesa, AZ, for its US assembly facility and engineering technical center. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

Lightning Systems’ battery-electric Ford Transit on schedule for March deliveries; fuel cell range extender option

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, announced that it is on schedule for March deliveries of its new battery-electric LightningElectric conversion system for Ford Transit. It will be available in California beginning in September 2018 where significant vouchers for fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure exist. Ford’s vehicle warranty covers the base chassis for vehicles with the Lightning conversions.

2018 207

Solar Impulse 2 used Kokam Ultra High Energy NMC batteries in round-the-world solar flight

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The Solar Impulse 2 —the solar airplane that recently completed a round-the-world flight— used batteries from Kokam, based on that company’s advanced Ultra High Energy Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC) Oxide (Ultra High Energy NMC) technology. kWh Kokam Ultra High Energy NMC battery packs—one in each motor housing—with 150 Ah cells totaling 154 kWh of energy storage. Total mass of the batteries is 633kg (2,077 lb).

2016 212

Opel to unveil new concept lightweight battery-electric vehicle at Frankfurt

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Opel will unveil a new battery-electric concept vehicle at the upcoming Frankfurt International Motor Show. The highway-capable vehicle features energy requirements ten times lower than those of a modern small car (with a resulting energy cost of €1 for 100 kilometers); one-third of the weight of a modern small car; and a maximum speed of 120 km/h (75 mph).

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