Toyota RAV4 EV key for meeting California ZEV requirements; Tesla powertrain uses Model S components

Green Car Congress

The converted RAV4 is the result of the partnership between Toyota and Tesla Motors announced in May 2010; Toyota has contracted for 2,600 units. The climate control system has three modes which allow the driver to select his or her preferred level of comfort and EV driving range. In NORMAL mode, the climate control system operates in the same manner as a conventional vehicle and provides the maximum comfort level, but also draws the most power, which in turn reduces the EV range.

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

New 100K Club Member RAV4EV in Japan Newsletter Vol. Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? Where Can I Buy One? Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car?

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Until then, we also recommend you look at the FAQ at the Climate Progress Blog and the FAQ by Hybrids-Plus , an after-market converter of hybrid cars, for answers to many questions! We can also extrapolate some data from experience with the RAV4EV all-electric vehicles. PHEV Conversions to top What cars can be converted to PHEVs? When can I convert my Prius? We wont know how dealers will respond to service requests until we start driving converted cars.

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