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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Mitsubishi Motors, NewMotion, Nuvve in vehicle-to-grid pilot in Netherlands with Outlander PHEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has launched a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) pilot, with the first charge point already being utilized with Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s in-vehicle storage batteries. There are more than 25,000 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs available in the Netherlands.

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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 Charge Mode.

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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.

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Tesla charging, grim climate studies, Mercedes diesels, Outlander PHEV updates: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla expands its destination charging to workplaces, some grim climate studies appear, the Outlander PHEV gets a more sophisticated powertrain next year, and Mercedes may have cheated on its diesels too. Some Tesla drivers will be able to charge at work, if their employers are "qualified."

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Kia introduces 2018 Niro PHEV crossover to US at Los Angeles Show

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Kia introduced the 2018 Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) to the US market at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Niro PHEV pairs an all-aluminum 1.6-liter GDI (gasoline direct injection) four-cylinder engine with an 8.9 A full charge can be achieved in approximately 2.5

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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Jeep Yuntu PHEV concept debuts at Shanghai

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miles) and can be charged wirelessly, according to Jeep; an accompanying drone can scan the road ahead. At the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, Jeep unveiled the new plug-in hybrid Yuntu SUV Concept (without giving much detail about the powertrain itself). Yuntu is targeting the Chinese market.

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil new small crossover PHEV concept at Geneva; headed for production

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global debut of the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II at the 85 th Geneva International Motor Show. The Concept XR-PHEV II is a small crossover powered by a new plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system.

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Tesla charging at work, grim climate studies, Mercedes diesels, Outlander PHEV updates: Today's Car News

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Some Tesla drivers will be able to charge at work, if their employers are "qualified." The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is finally on sale in the. Today, TKTKTKTKTK. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A leaked draft report from a U.N. research group concludes the planet is at "very high risk" for extreme warming due to carbon emissions by humans. Today in Car News

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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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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.

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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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Excel PHEV Study

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With Smart Grid, Plug-In Hybrid Cars Could Have System Benefits Physorg Feb 28, 2007 Xcel Energy announced the results of a six-month study related to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and how an increase in their popularity may affect Colorado.

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Buick VELITE 6 PHEV and Enspire all-electric concept SUV make global debut in China; VELITE 6 EV coming

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With its modular battery design, the Enspire can travel up to 600 km (373 miles) on a single charge. It supports fast charging and wireless charging. The battery can be charged to 80% of capacity within 40 minutes.

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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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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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Virtual power plant project starts in Toyota City; leveraging PHEVs

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Chubu Electric Power Co., Denso Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Turbine and Systems Inc., together with Toyota City, have launched a “virtual power plant” demonstration project, which aims to achieve the local production and consumption of renewable energy.

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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.

Study finds households manage charging of PHEVs without help from online tools

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Households with plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) and smart meters actively managed how, when and where they charged their cars based on electricity rates but rarely took advantage of online feedback, according to a two-year study by a team at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute ( RASEI ). However, households still actively managed their charging in other ways. The PHEVs averaged 68 mpg (3.46

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UCR team’s new evolutionary-algorithm-based EMS for PHEVs can deliver >30% fuel savings than conventional controls

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Engineers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have developed a new online energy management system (EMS) based on an evolutionary algorithm for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) that they say can improve PHEV fuel efficiency by more than 30%.

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Here Come the PHEVs

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It will go about 50 miles on a battery charge , which isn't far, but the car will also come with a built-in gas engine that exists primarily to charge the battery. With the charging capability, the car can go hundreds of miles, according to Henrik Fisker , the company's CEO.

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Porsche Universal Charger for Panamera S E-Hybrid PHEV supports charging worldwide

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Porsche is implementing an integrated, global charging solution with the plug-in Panamera S E Hybrid (earlier post ), which made its world debut at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The mobile Porsche Universal Charger (AC) includes charging cable, control unit and vehicle cable.

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Daimler managers to drive PHEV company cars

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As policy, Daimler managers will be driving electrified company cars—mainly its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models. Furthermore, Daimler this year will invest a further €30 million (US$34 million) into extending the company’s own charging infrastructure across many of its sites. The vast majority of electric-car drivers put their vehicle on charge whenever they leave it for a longer period: mostly overnight or while they’re at work.

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

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The forecasters said that while plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sales will play a role in EV adoption from now to 2025, puer battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) will subsequently take over and account for the vast majority of EV sales.

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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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CMU team details impact of regional and drive-cycle variations on degradation of a PHEV battery pack

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A team at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) led by Dr. Jeremy Michalek has investigated the implications of regional and drive cycle variations on the degradation of a plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) battery.

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Daimler wraps up eMERGE EV 2-year fleet trial, launches larger eMERGE2 with EVs and PHEVs

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kWh/100 km, while the longest single-charge range was 161 kilometers (100 miles). Derived from “Electric Mobility Model Regions”, eMERGE evaluated usage, charging and marketing models of electric mobility based on real customer data from the Rhine-Ruhr and Berlin regions.

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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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Mitsubishi shows XR-PHEV concept at LA Show

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Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV on stage in LA. MMNA) gave the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV ( earlier post ) plug-in hybrid its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Click to enlarge. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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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.

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Survey: Norwegian PHEVs drive electrically 55% of time, BEVs driven more in total and in everyday traffic

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The vehicles are mainly charged at home, partly at work and rarely elsewhere. Fast charging is used for irregular trips where users plan to use them to accomplish the trip or to solve a problem on the go. Most BEV owners (71%) also own an ICEV, 4% a PHEV and 4% more than one BEV. 46% of PHEV owners and 48% of ICEV owners belong to single vehicle household. The reasons not to buy again are range and charging issues. Only 2% will not buy a PHEV again.

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GKN Driveline Multi-Mode eTransmission used in Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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The new GKN Multi-Mode eTransmission makes its debut on the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ( earlier post ) being showcased at the Frankfurt Motor show this week. Battery charging still occurs too.

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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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Volvo’s new Electric Hybrid (PHEV) buses with overhead fast charging enter scheduled service in Hamburg for first time; Innovation Route 109

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Volvo 7900 Electric Bus in service in Hamburg, parked at a terminal with charging pantograph. Charging takes place at the two bus terminals. The complete charging process takes only six minutes. Video of the Volvo PHEV in Hamburg, including footage of the pantograph in operation.

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New Turbo S E-Hybrid PHEV to be the flagship model in the Panamera line

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The new PHEV accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.4 The high-voltage battery integrated in the rear is fully charged with 10 A via a 230-V connection in six hours. Porsche is launching the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid as the flagship of a model line for the first time.

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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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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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The Workplace Charging Challenge

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Workplace charging certainly isn’t a concern of Tesla S owners, but it should become the focus for getting drivers into EVs and PHEVs. These are the cars that must sell in greater numbers if some automaker is to market the 125-150 mile range car with fast charging I (and perhaps most people) want. Even with Level 1 charging at work, these become 100+ mile cars. You can charge fully overnight at the cheapest time of use rate.

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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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