BMW Group Thailand begins local assembly of high-voltage batteries for BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles

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BMW Group Thailand has inaugurated local high-voltage battery production plant in partnership with the DRÄXLMAIER Group, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers and a partner of BMW Group since 1966. Batteries Electric (Battery) Hybrids Manufacturing Other Asia Plug-ins

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Land Rover plug-in hybrid lineup expands with downsized engine, bigger battery

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Land Rover is launching a new plug-in hybrid powertrain, based around a downsized 3-cylinder engine, that promises greater fuel economy and more electric range than the British automaker's current models. Plug-In Hybrids

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BMW doubles battery production in US for coming X3 and X5 plug-in hybrids

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BMW is doubling is battery production capacity in preparation for producing two new plug-in hybrids at its South Carolina factory. The two vehicles—and the expanded battery. Plug-In Hybrids lithium-ion batteries

2019 84

Mercedes-Benz gradually increasing battery production in Kamenz plant

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Local battery production is an important success factor for Mercedes-Benz AG’s electric offensive and the key element to meet the global demand for electrified vehicles flexibly and efficiently. Battery production at Mercedes-Benz subsidiary Accumotive in Kamenz.

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2020 Volvo plug-in hybrids: Bigger battery boosts EPA range, mpg

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Volvo earlier this year announced that it was adding a little more spark to its plug-in hybrid systems in its XC60 and XC90 T8 plug-in hybrids: by boosting their electric range. Both models step up to an 11.6-kwh battery pack, from the previous 10.4 Plug-In Hybrids

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75% of plug-in vehicles sold in the US in 2018 were made in the US

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For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). PEVs include both all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Sales

2019 169

VW backs expansion of "plug and play" battery-buffered fast chargers

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What Volkswagen describes as a "plug and play" setup will allow. The installation costs and large footprint of current DC fast-charging stations has slowed their deployment, but Volkswagen has a plan to speed things up.

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

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The amount of electricity consumed by plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in the United States has nearly doubled in the last two years—from 1.44 Electricity consumption of US plug-in EVs, 2010-2018. Electric (Battery) Market Background Plug-ins

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ŠKODA AUTO resumes production of high-voltage traction batteries

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At ŠKODA’s headquarters in Mladá Boleslav, assembly of high-voltage traction batteries for Volkswagen Group plug-in hybrid models has recommenced as planned. At the Mladá Boleslav site, we produce high-voltage traction batteries used in plug-in hybrids from various Group brands.

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Volvo Cars inaugurates new battery assembly line at Ghent manufacturing plant

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Volvo Cars formally inaugurated a new battery assembly line at its Belgian manufacturing plant in Ghent, where it will start building its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge P8, later this year. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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US plug-in electric vehicle sales decline in 2019 due to softer PHEV sales; ~2% of market

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Following a year of rapid growth in 2018, in which sales nearly doubled from the previous year, sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the US declined in 2019, due to lower sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Sales

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Audi offering plug-in hybrid version of A6 Avant wagon

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Audi is offering its successful full-size station wagon A6 Avant as a plug-in hybrid: The new A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro has a system output of 270 kW (367 PS) (combined fuel consumption 2.1–1.9 In electric-only mode, the plug-in hybrid can reach a speed of up to 135 km/h (83.9

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Volkswagen to introduce Touareg R plug-in hybrid at Geneva

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Volkswagen will introduce the new Touareg R with a plug-in hybrid drive at the Geneva Motor Show (5 to 15 March 2020). When the battery is sufficiently charged, the new SUV starts in electric E-MODE for zero emissions. Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

2020 96

NGK Spark Plug & HAKUTO-R to test solid-state lithium battery technology on the moon in 2021

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NGK Spark Plug, a manufacturer with more than 80 years of experience in spark plugs and ceramics, and lunar exploration company ispace, inc., announced that NGK Spark Plug has agreed to participate as a corporate partner of the world’s first commercial lunar exploration program “ HAKUTO – R ”. NGK Spark Plug and HAKUTO-R have also agreed to transport a trial design of NGK Spark Plug’s solid-state battery technology to the moon in 2021.

2019 105

Toyota extends battery warranty for Model Year 2020 hybrid, plug-in, and fuel cell electric vehicles

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In the US, Toyota announced it will extend its hybrid battery warranty from 8 years / 100,000 miles to 10 years from date of first use/150,000 miles, whichever comes first. This extension is valid for all new model year 2020 Toyota hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles. The new 2020 Toyota hybrid battery warranty is the longest offered warranty in the industry that covers first ownership and all subsequent owners.revp. Batteries Fuel Cells Hybrids

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Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: Big Battery, More Electric Range

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As predicted, the plug-in hybrid version of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 large luxury sedan was released today at the Shanghai Motor Show, using an adaptation of GM''s second-generation Voltec hybrid system. What wasn''t predicted was the startling size of its battery pack: 18.4 China Plug-In Hybrids battery pack Shanghai Auto Show Chevy Volt

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Plug Power partners with Lightning Systems on hydrogen fuel-cell-powered Class 6 trucks for logistics industry; “middle-mile” solution

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Plug Power Inc. The electric commercial trucks produced by the partnership will be powered by an integrated hybrid-electric drivetrain consisting of Plug Power’s ProGen fuel cell engines coupled with Lightning Systems’ electric vehicle drivetrain and batteries.

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Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

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As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stationsWell, that's. interesting. The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging.

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Volkswagen introduces Touareg R plug-in hybrid model

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Volkswagen’s top-of-the-range model Touareg now also features a plug-in hybrid drive. The Touareg R is the third plug-in hybrid model in Volkswagen’s European product line, following the Golf and Passat. Hybrids Plug-ins

2020 88

Mercedes-Benz Cars starts production of PHEV batteries in Bangkok; 3rd plant in global battery production network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has opened a factory for plug-in hybrid (PHEV) batteries in the Bangkok region in Thailand. The new battery factory was built on a 50,000 m² site located at the vehicle manufacturing plant in the Bangkok region. Batteries Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins

2019 85

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction; fuel-cell/battery plug-in hybrid powertrain

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Under the technology designation EQ Power, the latest electric model (destined for subsequent series production) from the Mercedes-Benz family combines fuel-cell and battery technology in the form of a plug-in hybrid. kWh (net) lithium-ion battery (13.8

2017 88

RAV4 plug-in hybrid, Tesla insurance, Nio battery swapping: Today’s Car News

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Nio positions battery-swapping as an alternative to fast-charging. And there might be a Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid in the works. Tesla is launching its own insurance product. GM faces another drop in its EV tax credit amount next month.

2019 75

Market launch of BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid

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With the market launch of the new BMW X5 xDrive45e ( earlier post ), the drive portfolio of the Sporty Activity Vehicle (SAV) is now being expanded to include a plug-hybrid system. The optional suspension systems available for the plug-in hybrid model include integral active steering.

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Lux: Panasonic has 39% share of plug-in vehicle batteries, thanks to its deal with Tesla

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Panasonic jumps to top of the plug-in vehicle battery leaderboard, overtaking NEC and LG Chem. Batteries for hybrids and plug-in vehicles are growing fast, more than tripling over the past three years to reach 1.4 Lithium-ion batteries captured 68% of the 1.4

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Lux: plug-in vehicle battery market to hit $10B in 2020; 6 carmakers = 90% of demand; VW to show most growth

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Led by Tesla, China’s BYD, and Volkswagen, the battery market for plug-in vehicles will rise to $10 billion in 2020, with electric vehicles (EV) emerging as the drivetrain of choice, according to a new forecast by Lux Research. million plug-in vehicles.

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2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US. Joining the flagship sedan model line, the Audi A8 TFSI e serves as the first plug-in hybrid variant of the A8. The Audi virtual cockpit is also updated to display battery data and range statistics.

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BorgWarner introduces onboard battery charger

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BorgWarner introduced its Onboard Battery Charger (OBC), adding to the company’s impressive portfolio of technologies for plug-in hybrid and pure-electric vehicles. It is compatible with all battery chemistries and voltages of 400 volts, 650 volts and 800 volts.

2019 101

2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

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Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs. kilowatt-hour battery, located under the floor. plug-in cars

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Ford extends Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van trial to Cologne

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Ford will begin commercial trials of the plug-in hybrid Transit Van in Cologne, Germany. This will extend to a third European city research into the use of plug-in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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2019 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets 25 miles from revised battery

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carmaker to sell a hybrid-electric vehicle, as well as the second to offer a plug-in hybrid. But since 2013, the carmaker hasn't released a single new electrified vehicle—including battery-electric cars as well as the two types of hybrids. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsFord was the first U.S. Now, Ford has released details of its slightly updated 2019 Ford Fusion.

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2018 Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid SUV: bigger battery, slight range boost

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Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Seven-seater SUV EPA Ratings three row battery capacityIt's a shock to realize that the Volvo XC90 large luxury SUV is now in its third model year. The first new Volvo in more than five years when it debuted in 2016, the seven-seat XC90 was an entirely new design that redefined luxury in a Swedish vein and won numerous awards, including North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. It also came with a.

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ACEA: plug-in vehicles take 6.8% market share in Europe in Q1 2020; HEVs at 9.4%

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Both the battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) segments provided a strong boost to this growth (+68.4 respectively, boosted by the outstanding performance of the plug-in hybrid segment. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Market Background Sales

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Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. The Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid’s front wheels are driven exclusively by a 92.9 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. Tourneo Custom Plug-In Hybrid.

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Electric Cars: Defining Battery-Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids, Range-Extended & More

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With an ever-growing landscape of plug-in electric vehicles, there is now more potential than ever for confusion among potential buyers. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric VehicleTo the casual observer, the umbrella term “electric car” can mean anything from an all-electric vehicle to even a hybrid. For drivers of fully electric cars with no tailpipes, this can sound like.

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BMW targeting doubling energy density of battery cells by 2030, with current i3 as basis

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The BMW Group has pooled its years of experience with battery cells and extensive knowledge in the field in a new Competence Center in Munich. The purpose of the facility is to advance battery cell technology and carefully dissect the production processes.

2019 147

LG Chem Adds Chinese Great Wall Motors Plug-In Hybrids To Its Battery Clients

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South Korean battery maker LG Chem continues to be on a roll, signing up automakers left and right that plan to use its lithium-ion cells in new electric cars. China Batteries lithium-ion Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars lg-chem Great Wall MotorThe latest to join the roster that includes Audi, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, Renault, Smart, Volkswagen, and Volvo is the Chinese carmaker known as Great Wall Motors. DON'T MISS.

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Tritium launches “Plug and Charge” technology in its 350 kW fast chargers

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Australia-based Tritium, a global provider of electric vehicle (EV) DC fast charging technology, has launched its Plug and Charge solution, the first of its kind in the world available to the market. Drivers will be able to approach a charger, regardless of the charging network operator, and their charge session will be automatically and securely billed from the moment the charger plug connects to the vehicle. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

2020 68

Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

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Benz Cars is introducing plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label in the A- and B-Class. The company aims to extend its plug-in offering to more than 20 model variants by 2020. A lithium-ion high-voltage battery with a total capacity of approximately 15.6 A-Class plug-in hybrid.

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Electric car battery warranties compared

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It's one of the most frequently asked questions by anyone hearing about a modern electric car: do I have to replace the battery? With 15 years of experience in mobile phones and more than that with laptop computers, most buyers know that lithium-ion batteries lose capacity over time. Replacing phone or laptop batteries, generally for less than. lithium-ion battery pack Warranty plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Capacity Loss battery capacity

2016 76

Chery to launch new EXEED line; hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric

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Chery will make the EXEED TX available in Europe with three electrified powertrains: a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV); plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV); or battery-electric vehicle (BEV). miles) in pure electric mode with power supplied by the NCM Lithium battery.

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BMW iX3 to introduce Gen5 BMW eDrive technology; NMC-811 batteries

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The battery-electric BMW iX3, the production of which will commence in 2020, will offer a range of more than 440 km (273 miles) (WLTP) with a net-battery size of 74 kWh. BMW High-voltage battery cells for BMW i3( 2019), BMW iX3 (2020), BMW i4 (2021). Batteries Electric (Battery

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Short sights: The plug-in hybrids with the least electric range

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Plug-in hybrids sound like an easy concept to jump to from there. Simply put, they add plug-in (charging) capability—and usually a much larger battery—to a car that fundamentally can operate as a hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids

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

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, BMW announced the market launch of a plug-in hybrid variant of the globally popular BMW X3. The plug-in hybrid system in the BMW X3 xDrive30e consists of a 4-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and an electric motor.

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