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DOE awards $17M to FY 2014 SBIR Phase II projects; includes Si/graphene anodes, motor windings, exhaust treatments

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Hybrid Electric Turbocharger for Exhaust Energy Recovery and Transient Lag Reduction. of Rockledge, Florida is developing a hybrid electric turbocharger for cars and trucks that both reduces fuel consumption and improves drivability by shortening the transient response time (reducing turbo lag) during acceleration. Description.

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Audi introduces new CNG A3 Sportback

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Its turbocharger with variable turbine geometry makes optimal use of the exhaust gas energy for early and harmonious torque development. This is supplemented by the additional range offered by the reserve gasoline tank with a net usable volume of 9 liters (2.4 The A3 Sportback 30 g-tron 1.5 lb-ft) of torque between 1,400 and 4,000 rpm.

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DOE issues $10M incubator FOA for batteries, power electronics, engines, materials, fuels and lubricants

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in electric vehicles (PEVs). Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Motors for Electric Traction Drives. The components to enable electric drive vehicles must be more affordable. Electric drive components must be reliable and provide long vehicle service equal to or better than conventional petroleum powered vehicles.

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SEAT pushes forward with CNG line-up

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A CNG vehicle reduces CO 2 emissions by about 25% compared to a gasoline-driven equivalent. Only a pure electric vehicle running on 100% renewable energy would offer a better overall outcome. But even in the event of using the gasoline tank, the switch is so seamless that the driver is unlikely to notice.

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News: Dodge Reveals Charger Daytona SRT EV Concept

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Classic Muscle Car Goes All-Electric. Translation: To make the next generation Dodge Charger Daytona SRT all-electric—in the process Dodge made it faster than the current gas-gulping, fire-breathing Charger Hellcat with a 6.2-liter The Charger EV offers a glimpse at the brand’s electric future. An End to Silent EVs.

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DOE awards nearly $55M to advance fuel efficient vehicle technologies in support of EV Everywhere and SuperTruck

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding nearly $55 million for 24 projects to develop and deploy advanced vehicle technologies, supporting the Energy Department’s EV Everywhere Grand Challenge to make plug-in electric vehicles as affordable to own and operate as today’s gasoline-powered vehicles by 2022. Area of Interest 3).

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Prius Prime PHEV pricing to start at $27,100; on sale later this year

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kWh battery pack for twice the electric range of its predecessor, as well as some enhancements to its powertrain, including a Toyota-first dual motor generator drive system. This uses both the electric motor and the generator for drive force, helping to boost acceleration performance. 1, yet runs on regular-grade gasoline.

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