2017 Mercedes-Benz S550e PHEV will offer wireless charging system built using Qualcomm Halo inventions

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With the facelift of the Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid in 2017, Daimler AG plans to launch a wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC) system, manufactured by a Tier 1 power electronics supplier, which has licensed Qualcomm Halo inventions. Drivers of the S550e (badged S500 in Europe) equipped with the wireless charging option will simply park atop a special pad and charging will begin. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Infrastructure Plug-ins Smart charging

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

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Depending upon the carbon intensity of the electricity used to charge the battery, the PHEV model can also have well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions relatively close to that of its electric sibling. The PHEV has a 3.3

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Fraunhofer, KIT study finds CO2 mitigation potential of higher-range PHEVs greater than expected

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The team found that, contrary to common belief, a PHEV with about 60  km (37 miles) of real-world range currently electrifies as many annual vehicles kilometers as a BEV, despite having a much smaller battery. t higher for BEV than for PHEV.

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Kia to introduce 16 new advanced powertrain vehicles by 2025: 5 hybrids, 5 PHEVs, 5 BEVs, 1 FCV; Niro EV Concept

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Users then pay for individual journeys in a WiBLE vehicle, charged according to the amount of time they use the car. Kia Motors presented its new “Boundless for All” future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

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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?

Ricardo licenses Qualcomm wireless EV charging technology for commercialization

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Ricardo has licensed Qualcomm Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs). Power is converted to Direct Current (DC) by the on-board controller and used to charge the vehicle’s batteries.

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Cummins working on two medium- and heavy-duty PHEV projects; Class 6 truck, Class 7 and 8 buses

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Cummins researchers will optimize the powertrain by selecting the engine with the best architecture to use as an electric commercial vehicle range extender, using the engine to manage the charge level of the all-electric drive battery pack. The buses will use an on-board 20 kW charger for off-duty charging; for an external in-route fast-charger, the team will use a 450 kW charger. Fast charge time of 5 minutes. Building the right charging infrastructure will be important.

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Toyota doubles the electric range in the new version of Prius PHEV with 8.8 kWh pack

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Toyota unveiled the new Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. On one 11.3-gallon tank of regular-grade gasoline and a full electric charge, the 2017 Prius Prime anticipates a class-leading estimated total driving range of over 600 miles (966 km).

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Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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The Combined Charging System (CCS) enables charging with DC or AC electrical current. A full charge with DC electrical current at a charging column with an output of 150 kW takes just around 50 minutes. Tiguan GTE PHEV.

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Audi unveiling two new production plug-in hybrids in Shanghai, new prologue allroad PHEV show car

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In addition, the instrument cluster offers displays for the energy flow in electric mode, the range (with numbers and graphs) and the charge level of the battery. The new Q7 e-tron quattro is equipped with the new two-phase charging technology that permits charging with up to 7.2

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Porsche introducing new Panamera 4 E-hybrid PHEV at Paris Show

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hours to fully charge via a 230-V, 10-A connection. kW on-board charger and a 230-V, 32-A connection instead of the standard 3.6-kW charger on the Panamera, the battery fully charges in just 3.6 The hybrid-specific modes are “E-Power”, “Hybrid Auto”, “E-Hold” and “E-Charge”.

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

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Honda will add some new positions, including new positions in charge of the area of product development, a new position in charge of conducting evaluations from the standpoint of the entire vehicle consistently for all models and new positions in charge of supervising design creation of Honda and Acura models, respectively, on a global basis.

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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.)

UC Riverside reinforcement-learning-based real-time energy management system can improve PHEV efficiency by almost 12%

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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have demonstrated that a new, data-driven, reinforcement-learning-based, real-time energy management system (EMS) can improve the efficiency of current plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) by almost 12% compared to the standard, binary mode control strategy. Further, the ~12% improvement does not factor in charging opportunities.

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CMU researchers find controlled charging of PHEVs can cut cost of integration into electricity system by 54-73%; higher benefits with wind power

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In a new study published in the journal Applied Energy , Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers found that controlled charging of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) reduces the costs of integrating the vehicles into an electricity system by 54–73% depending on the scenario.

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Obama orders GHG cuts for Federal Agencies; 50% of all new agency vehicles to be ZEV or PHEV by 2025

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Planning for agency fleet composition such that by 31 December 2020, zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) or plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) account for 20% of all new agency passenger vehicle acquisitions. By 31 December 2025, ZEVs and PHEVs should account for 50% of all new agency passenger vehicles. President Obama today signed a wide-ranging executive order mandating cuts in greenhouse gas emissions for Federal agencies.

Efacec licenses Qualcomm’s wireless EV charging technology

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Efacec Electric Mobility, a global supplier of energy, engineering, environment and transportation solutions, has licensed Qualcomm Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology to commercialise WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs). We will commercialise WEVC infrastructure for our customers, offering smarter and cleaner ways to charge EVs, which complement the offer we have on conductive charging.

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Mercedes-Benz to introduce 10 plug-in hybrids by 2017; GLE PHEV coming soon

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In 1982, at the same time as it was launching the Mercedes-Benz 190, the predecessor of the C-Class, Mercedes-Benz also presented the first concept vehicle with a hybrid drive in which the battery was charged by a two-cylinder horizontally opposed engine. Mercedes-Benz is making a strategic push on plug-in hybrids: the Stuttgart-based automaker will introduce 10 new plug-in hybrid models by 2017.

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Survey finds German motorists consider PHEVs more attractive and practical than HEVs

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Around half of people (49%) expected their car dealership to offer a plug-in hybrid option and 52% agreed that their perfect car would combine plug-in charging with all-wheel drive.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now able to supply vehicle-to-home (V2H) power

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Mitsubishi Motors’ Outlander PHEV is now also able to supply electrical power to the home in Japan using the SMART V2H (vehicle-to-home) system made by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, the EVPower Station made by Nichicon Corporation and the Tsubaki eLINK made by Tsubakimoto Chain Co. Connecting to the V2H system is available only with vehicles with a CHAdeMO quick charging socket installed. Both current and future owners of the Outlander PHEV will be now able to use a V2H system.

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Preview, Fast-Charging Effects, Hydrogen Funding: Today's Car News

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A thinly-disguised "concept" previews the updated 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, a new study suggests fast charging electric-car batteries may not be as damaging as originally thought, and California lawmakers change their strategy for funding hydrogen fueling stations. We''ve got a wide variety of stories today.

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Qualcomm and Preh sign commercial wireless electric vehicle charging license agreement

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Qualcomm Incorporated and Preh, GmbH , part of the Joyson Electronics Group, have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) license agreement. Preh will include Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology in its product portfolio and will focus on commercializing WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) and Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturers. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Plug-ins Smart charging Wireless

Mercedes-Benz publishes lifecycle analysis of its first PHEV SUV: GLE 500 e

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Compared with the conventional GLE 500 4MATIC, external charging with the European electricity mix can cut CO 2 emissions by around 37% (31.9 The best result is achieved when renewable energy is used to charge the batteries.

Toyota launching home charging support tool for PHEVs and EVs

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), in collaboration with its customer service IT company, Toyota Media Service Corporation, has developed a tool to support easy home-based charging of the Prius PHV plug-in hybrid vehicle, due for launch next year, and electric vehicles (EVs).

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Outlander PHEV prices, Dyson electric, BMW wireless charging, Toyota ? Mazda: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got a wee bit more news on the Toyota electric car for 2020, prices for the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, wireless charging for two German luxury sedans, and a teaser to get you to come back a bit later. Yesterday afternoon, we got prices for the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, and the.

New Buick, BMW PHEVs for China

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In the coming two years, Buick also plans to introduce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in China. For those customers who do not own a permanent parking space, BMW offers free public charging service and charging package for 2 years or 1,920 hours.

Efficient Drivetrains delivers Class-6 PHEV with CNG range-extender armored truck

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Supported by a $3-million California Energy Commission grant, the companies are working to convert a fleet of six, Class-6 International armored trucks into “Zero Emission with Range Extension” vehicles—PHEV trucks that operate with electricity and renewable natural gas (RNG).

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Hyundai begins rollout of Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV; most efficient non-plug vehicle, most efficient EV in US; powertrain discussion

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market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV). The Ioniq always monitors state of charge (SOC). Charge mode. Hyundai will later (Q4 2017) introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq (and Kia a PHEV version of Niro).

Hyundai begins rollout of Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV; most efficient non-plug vehicle, most efficient EV in US; powertrain discussion

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market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV). The Ioniq always monitors state of charge (SOC). Charge mode. Hyundai will later (Q4 2017) introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq (and Kia a PHEV version of Niro).

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Qualcomm and Lear Corporation sign commercial wireless electric vehicle charging license agreement

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Qualcomm Incorporated and Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) license agreement.

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Tesla Model S Distance Record, Jaguar 'EV-Type,' Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Update: Today's Car News

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Today, Norwegian drivers cover 450 miles in a Tesla Model S on just one charge, a possible electric crossover from Jaguar, and an update on the U.S. arrival time for the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The name "Jaguar EV-Type" suggests a sports car referencing the classic E-Type, but could this. Today in Car News

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CMU study finds small battery PHEVs and gasoline hybrids the least-cost policy solution to reducing gasoline consumption

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Comparison of current federal subsidy to base case assumptions showing lifetime fuel savings (HomeEve charging scenario). A 2011 paper by Michalek and colleagues found that strategies to promote adoption of HEVs and PHEVs with small battery packs offer more social benefits (i.e.,

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Hyundai introduces IONIQ: compact car with BEV, PHEV or HEV powertrains

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The car will be available with battery-electric electric (BEV), plug-in gasoline/electric hybrid (PHEV), or gasoline/electric hybrid (HEV) powertrains—the first car from any manufacturer to offer customers these three powertrain options in a single body type.

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. Greenkraft truck. Click to enlarge. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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WiTricity collaborating with Nissan on wireless charging for EVs

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WiTricity is collaborating with Nissan to further the adoption of wireless EV charging systems. The two companies collaborated to submit a joint design system (built using WiTricity’s DRIVE system) to the task force; that circular topology was selected by the SAE International J2954 Taskforce in January as the official test station against which EV wireless charging systems will be tested for interoperability and standards compliance.

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Chrysler/DOE Ram PHEV project exploring battery life modeling

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Chrysler is showcasing its two-mode Ram Truck Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), equipped with a 12 kWh, 33 Ah cell, 355V Li-ion battery pack from Electrovaya, at the Washington DC Auto Show. Once it’s depleted, it comes into a narrow charge sustaining range.

Mitsubishi introduces Concept GC-PHEV SUV to North America

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Concept GC-PHEV. Mitsubishi staged the North American debut of its Concept GC-PHEV (“Grand Cruiser”)—a next-generation full-size crossover plug-in hybrid. The Concept GC-PHEV features a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 gasoline engine paired with a high-output electric motor; 12 kWh lithium-ion battery; 8-speed automatic transmission; and Mitsubishi Motors’ advanced full-time Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive. Click to enlarge.

Inaugural PlugInsights report highlights need to expand public fast charging

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The study shows that home charging is dominant. has launched a plug-in vehicle (PEV) research firm—PlugInsights—which released an inaugural report addressing the experiences, behaviors and opinions around charging a plug-in vehicle in America. Charging locations.

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 ). New multi-phase charging technology allows charging with 7.2

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