Electric Car Performance Comparison

Electric Cars are for Girls

What is the horse power of these AC motors in comparison to a gas engine in relation to size? Example, to have an electric motor replace a 5.7L engine

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Electric Car Battery Comparison

Electric Cars are for Girls

How does the Energizer EGC2 battery compare to the Trojan T-105? Hi, James - It depends on what you value. I asked around a little bit, and the consensus

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Trending Sources

Hybrid Vehicle Comparison Tools

Hybrid SUV Blog

There comes a time during the research process when you’ve narrowed your options to two or three hybrid vehicles and you simply want to see them in a side-by-side comparison. You can also create a comparison between vehicles built in differing years.

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Mercedes-Benz Actros wins more than 90% of 1000 fuel-consumption comparison tests in Europe in the Fuel Duel

Green Car Congress

The “Fuel Duel” fuel-consumption comparison test of Mercedes-Benz Trucks takes place in 22 countries in Europe, with 90 Actros trucks are on the road—predominantly tractor units of models 1842 LS and 1845 LS with Euro VI emission control technology. The first fuel-consumption comparison test got under way in the Netherlands about two and half years ago. Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks have won more than 90% of 1000 Fuel Duels in Europe.

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Tesla Model S Vs BMW i3: Electric-Car Efficiency Comparison Test

Green Car Reports

By comparison, my 2013 Tesla Model S with an 85-kilowatt-hour battery is rated at only 89 MPGe. The EPA has dubbed the all-electric 2014 BMW i3 the most efficient production car sold in the U.S., with an impressive 125 MPGe rating--the best of any electric vehicle. That''s a hefty 39-percent efficiency advantage for the i3, at least on paper. DON''T

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Ford Fusion Vs Hyundai Sonata: Mid-Size Sedan Gas Mileage Comparison

Green Car Reports

When it comes to mid-size sedans with multiple options for green powertrain, the 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Hyundai Sonata are fairly well matched. Both offer base naturally-aspirated engines, two turbocharged engines of similar displacements, and hybrid models. Ford and Hyundai have also both eschewed V-6es, using only four-cylinder engines, in

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2013 Ford Escape Vs. 2013 Mazda CX-5: Crossover Comparison

Green Car Reports

It's no surprise that crossovers are having such a surge in popularity right now. By offering the sort of chunky styling and high driving position that draws people to SUVs, with gas mileage and driving characteristics more in common with regular compact cars, they offer the best of both worlds for many drivers. The two making all the headlines at

Volkswagen Group fined $1.2B by German authorities for diesel scandal

Green Car Reports

The sum pales in comparison to the billions Volkswagen has paid in the U.S., The fallout from a global emissions cheating scandal keeps falling. This week, German authorities fined Volkswagen AG nearly $1.2 billion for selling more than 10 million cars with emissions-cheating software. which has totaled more than $24 billion so far, but is one of. VW Group

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Featured EV Video: Living with an EV part 4

DIY Electric Car

BIts of interest from this video include the Curtis and Kelly controller size comparison as well as a fantastic 2 minute video showing Gav's conversion in totality from start to finish. Gav's EV Conversion - Living with an EV - IV from Gav on Vimeo.

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The Patient has Arrived

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Ian suggested we get some baseline numbers like 0-60 time and curb weight before we start so that we can do an accurate comparison. My colleague Ian and I picked up the '92 Civic today. It rattles a bit, but overall is in good condition.

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Lithium vs Lead; the Great Cost Debate.

DIY Electric Car

I've decided to try and work out the cost comparisons for a Lithium pack vs a Lead pack for a set range and a set number of years. I’ll be using Australian prices since I’ve already researched them, but the comparison is probably close in other countries too. Is Lead Acid actually cheaper or does is just seem that way up front? This article aims to find that out.

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Greenius Declaration of Human Rights

Creative Greenius

All other human rights abuses will pale in comparison to willingly failing to respond.

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The Real Reason for USA based Economic Recessions.

DIY Electric Car

This was mild in comparison to the prior two recessions however there was still high unemployment and raising interest rates. The True Cause of Recessions: OIL. By Douglas A. Stansfield. Recently I had the opportunity to speak at the annual Pennsylvania Energy Festival ( [link] ) back in September of this year. I was asked to speak about the economic impact of our oil dependency and so I began researching this topic to see if I could draw some insightful conclusions.

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Toshiba claims 6-minute recharge for new electric-car battery cell

Green Car Reports

Electric cars pale in comparison to gasoline or diesel-powered cars when it comes to the time presently required to add energy for more driving distance. Although automakers have begun to curb "range anxiety" with longer-distance electric cars, battery charging times on lengthy road trips remain a hurdle for many buyers. The fastest "quick. Batteries battery pack plug-in cars charging Fast Charging

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The 80-20 Rule

Plug In Partners

The proper comparison between vehicle types is the “wells-to-wheels” basis, where the pollution from extracting the raw materials, shipping, transformation (e.g. O ften when I talk about Plug-Ins , I say that PHEV's are a perfect embodiment of the 80-20 rule.

2008 130

Time to Get a Larger Hammer

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Here's a comparison of the FET's I'm using. After two days of running perfectly, I found yesterday morning that the amps were down and the FET had blown again. This really stumped me because I thought I had done everything to keep it cool and out of the switching region.

2009 130

The Judas Party Gets Its Silver For Selling Out their Saviors

Creative Greenius

It’s kind of a shame that our kids’ futures are being crucified since they’re the ones we need to resurrect us. In the many years I spent studying for the priesthood I learned that the stories of Jesus Christ’s years on our planet serve as models and lessons for all of us.

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Getting a Baseline on 0-60 times

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I consider this a good baseline for comparison with the final electric vehicle. My friend Jonathan was in town this weekend, so we took some time on a traffic free Sunday morning to get some 0-60 times from the original Civic. The first run took 12.70 seconds, but we agreed that I wasn't pushing the car much. The second run was goofed by slow traffic. The third was fairly indicative at 10.33 seconds.

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2019 Jeep Cherokee gas mileage review

Green Car Reports

While plug-in electric cars are steadily growing in sales, they still pale in comparison to the hundreds of thousands of compact crossover utility vehicles sold each year by virtually every major carmaker. In 2017, Toyota's most popular vehicle became the RAV4 small SUV, supplanting the Camry mid-size sedan that had occupied that slot for two. Fuel Economy

2018 47

Heatsink replaced

Honda S2000 EV Conversion

I'll try to do some temperature comparisons next week, but with the increase in temperature just over the weekend it may be hard to get any reliable results.? I got some time yesterday and installed a new heat sink that I think will be more efficient while driving.

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Weekly round-up: dangerous driving, fast fines, toxin tax, Suzuki Swift and… kool keys?

Green Cars News

In a week of political mudslinging, football-related arrests and big fight buzz, the automotive world has seemed relatively stoic by comparison. Not t

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DOE: 23.5% of vehicles sold in Norway in 2016 were plug-ins; highest market penetration in Europe

Green Car Congress

For comparison purposes, the United States PEV market penetration in 2016 was 0.9%.

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Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

Hybrid SUV Blog

And, while we offer a comparison chart with this general information, you need to do some reading to find it. Many visitors who arrive on HybridSUV.com may be overwhelmed with the amount of information available here.

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Report shows bioelectricity yields more miles per acre than ethanol

Plugs and Cars

It has been suggested before that it just might be more efficient to turn crops into electricity than biofuel, and here's a study that proves that to be the case.

2009 130

Battery load testing

Honda S2000 EV Conversion

I had to run seven seperate tests and the graphs don't match up for a really good comparison but I think the results still show what I wanted to know, "Which cells have had a significant increase in internal resistance".

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime real-world gas mileage, electric range review

Green Car Reports

It proudly flaunts its eco-friendly credentials, yet its factory-rated 25 miles of electric range simply pales in comparison to the 53 miles advertised by the Chevrolet Volt. The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is an automotive enigma. I hopped into a Titanium Glow (think beige) 2017 Prius Prime for a three-day visit to Dallas for the State Fair of Texas. toyota prius prime

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Tesla Roadster does Dan

Plugs and Cars

For comparison's sake we get a detailed and fascinating blow-by-blow of the labored, mechanical foreplay required for an internal combustion engine to thrust forward the Porche he left for dead. The Tesla Roadster made sweet sweet love to Dan Neil one recent weekend. God has grabbed me by the jockstrap and fired me off his thumb, rubber band-style.

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2018 Leaf vs Bolt EV packs, electric motorcycle guide, CA defiant, Model 3 first drive: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got our long-awaited drive report on the 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range, a battery comparison for the Bolt EV and new Nissan Leaf, some California defiance, and our annual electric-motorcycle buyers guide. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important. Today in Car News

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Audi e-tron electric SUV appears in camouflage at Geneva show, on city roads

Green Car Reports

The Geneva auto show was expected to offer the first head-to-head comparison between the first two all-electric SUVs models from European luxury brands, both starting deliveries later this year. It didn't quite work out that way. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace did indeed debut last Friday, before media days at the show, but the 2019 Audi e-tron didn't. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtube

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV video, Tesla Model S sales, Mercedes C-Class diesel nixed: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have a video review of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, a look at Tesla Model S sales in comparison to other luxury sedans, and news that the Mercedes-Benz C300d diesel luxury sedan won't come to the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Learn all about the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV with our video review of the 238-mile. Today in Car News

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Wall Street Report

Plug In Partners

By comparison, conventional hybrids must rely on gasoline-powered engines to recharge their batteries and get between 40 and 60 mpg. Coalition Turns On to 'Plug-In Hybrids' Utilities, Localities, DaimlerChrysler Give Traction to Professor's Drive For High Mileage By JOHN J.

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Study finds car dealerships pose significant barrier to EV adoption

Green Car Congress

However, these studies feature small sample sizes, lack cross-country comparisons or focus on early EV adopters. We also analyse the effect of location-specific factors on EV purchases, such as the comparison between urban and rural settings, and the different tax, regulatory, commercial and social conditions of each country.

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Your Next Small SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Arguably the best looking CUV of the bunch, the 2014 Mazda CX-5 wins this comparison with its more powerful engine (184-hp 2.5L / 24.4 In 1994, Toyota introduced the first compact crossover to the Japanese market.

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Compare 11 SUVs On 11 Specs

Hybrid SUV Blog

We call this the Hybrid SUV Comparison Chart. Based on what people are searching for on HybridSUV.com and the keyword searches driving traffic from search engines, we recently created a one-page document to help our visitors compare hybrid SUVs.

GM 200-Mile Electric Car, Accord Hybrid Shortages, Volt Vs BMW i3 REx, : The Week In Reverse (VIDEO)

Green Car Reports

Friday, we published a comprehensive driving comparison of the two main range-extended electric cars on the U.S. Why is Honda''s Accord Hybrid still in such short supply? And how much do we really know about GM''s mythical 200-mile electric car?

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Self-Driving Tesla, New Prius Details, Big Electric VW Coming: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Green Car Reports

Which new electric car is generating comparisons to the hated HUMMER? And, what eagerly awaited new green car has had dribs and drabs of information trickling out for weeks now?

Akasol unveiling new high energy density battery module for coaches and trucks; cylindrical cells

Green Car Congress

The 2.66-kWh battery module offers a power density of up to 433 W/kg and high cycle stability in comparison to other high-energy solutions (1,500 to 3,000 operative cycles).

2018 90

BMW releases more teaser shots and video of new i8 plug-in hybrid Roadster; preliminary fuel consumption figures

Green Car Congress

By comparison, the in-production BMW i8 plug-in hybrid offers combined fuel consumption of 2.1 BMW released a new series of teaser shots and video of camouflaged versions of its new i8 plug-in hybrid Roadster ( earlier post ) on the road.

2017 78

Idaho National Laboratory low-energy electrochemical process could eliminate need for steam cracking of hydrocarbons

Green Car Congress

Comparison of process energies and carbon footprint in NDP and steam cracking. (a) a) A comparison of the process energies for ethylene production from ethane. (b) b) A comparison of the carbon footprint for ethylene production from ethane.

2018 101

More battery testing

Honda S2000 EV Conversion

I decided this would be a great time to do another capacity test for comparison against my original cells. I ordered 12 new cells for the upgrade. The plan was to replace the two cells that have had bad sag since day one and 10 new cells. When I got the original cells I was told the factory capacity tests were all above 160, if I recall they were mostly around 165Ah. I charged a group of four new cells the same way I did the old cells.

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