BMW unveils Concept i4 electric Gran Coupé; 600 km range

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BMW unveiled the BMW Concept i4 EV using a livestream instead of the planned Geneva venue. The BMW Concept i4 represents a look ahead to the BMW i4, slated to enter production in 2021.

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Chevrolet unveils Bolt EV Concept; 200+ electric miles for ~$30,000

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Chevrolet introduced the Bolt EV concept crossover—a vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000. The Bolt EV concept is designed to offer long-range performance in all 50 states and many global markets. The Bolt EV concept is also designed to support DC fast charging.

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BMW targeting ~600 km (~373 mile) range for electric i4 in 2021; 390 kW/530 hp motor

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With fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology, which also includes the latest innovations in the field of battery cells, the BMW i4 will achieve a range of some 600 kilometers (~373 miles). This gives the BMW i4 its targeted range of approximately 600 kilometres. This drive system is compatible with all vehicle concepts and will be available for different models in a range of output levels.

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Tesla Cybertruck revealed: $39,900 starting price, up to 500 miles of range

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The design, which looks like it might be labeled a concept car is indeed part steampunk, part sci-fi-influenced Is Tesla really serious about its radically different Cybertruck, revealed by CEO Elon Musk to a packed room of fans Thursday night?

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GM launches BrightDrop: first-to-last-mile electric ecosystem for goods & services

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General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop , which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently. Future concepts.

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Audi shows new A6 e-tron concept electric vehicle in Shanghai

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Audi and its Chinese partner companies FAW and SAIC are showing four world premieres: the brand-new Audi A6 e-tron concept vehicle and the all-round updated Audi Q5L, in addition to the Audi A7L and an SUV study, still kept beneath a cover, named Audi concept Shanghai.

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BMW unveils battery-electric Concept iX3 in Beijing; Gen 5 eDrive system; 249 miles WLTP

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The BMW Concept iX3— presented for the first time at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing—offers a look ahead to the expansion of the model line-up in this area. Among the innovations showcased in the BMW Concept iX3 is the fifth generation of BMW eDrive technology, which groups the electric motor, transmission and power electronics within a new, separate electric drive component.

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2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

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Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. What differs is the rating procedure used to calculate the range of an electric car. DON'T MISS: Nissan Gripz Concept: 2015. Europe Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Range Test EPA RatingsThat would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe. The punchline is that the two cars are identical.

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Mitsubishi unveils new electric compact SUV concept; 400 km range

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MMNA) introduced the Mitsubishi eX Concept, a compact SUV with a next-generation EV system, at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The concept car is a showcase of Mitsubishi’s electric vehicle (EV) technologies, a new iteration of the Dynamic Shield front design concept, autonomous driving capabilities, Artificial Intelligence (AI) as well as a range of other technologies. miles). Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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Volkswagen unveiling electric, fully autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept at Geneva; 413-mile range

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VIZZION concept at the Geneva International Motor Show next month. VIZZION concept car is the fourth member of the Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ ( earlier post )—the Volkswagen brand is now showing a concept of an autonomously driving automobile. The concept car drives, steers and navigates autonomously in traffic, enabling passengers to freely structure their time during the drive. Volkswagen will unveil the electric, autonomous I.D.

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Citroën unveils 19_19 EV concept

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Following the reveal of the Ami One Concept as a vision for urban electric mobility, Citroën is presenting the 19_19 Concept, expressing Citroën’s vision of ultra-comfort and extended mobility to escape from the cities. The 19_19 Concept will be revealed as a World Premiere at VivaTech in Paris on 16 May 2019. The 19_19 Concept is powered by an all-electric drive train. 19_19 Concept features quick charging technology (with 600 km of range recovered in 20 minutes).

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Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride fuel-cell concept targets 600 miles of range

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Toyota continues to experiment with and develop various types of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles despite not yet offering a single production battery-electric car. The Japanese automaker now sells the Mirai, has announced it will begin studies of the Project Portal fuel-cell semi truck, and reportedly plans a fuel-cell luxury sedan for its Lexus brand. Tokyo Motor Show Future Cars hydrogen fuel cell

2017 95

Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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a concept vehicle presaging the first of a new fleet of Volkswagen electric cars and highlighting Volkswagen’s vision for the future in a number of areas, including autonomous driving and a new Open Space concept for the interior. is driven by a 125 kW electric motor powered by a battery pack, and has a range of 400 - 600 km (249 - 373 miles) under European test conditions. concept car at the show further demonstrates a concept of autonomous driving for the year 2025.

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Hybrid Kinetic H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle concept runs 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds

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At the Geneva Auto Show, the China-based Hybrid Kinetic group unveiled the H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle sedan concept, produced together with its vehicle design and engineering partner, Pininfarina. The 60 kW microturbine range extender delivers 40% efficiency, low emissions, and a 10000-hour maintenance interval. Range is more than 1,000 kilometers (621 miles).

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Visio.M partners present new lightweight EV; 13.5 kWh pack delivers ~100 mile range

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has a range of around 160 kilometers (99 miles) and can accommodate two people with luggage. To achieve the relatively long range from the relatively small battery pack, the partners used weight reduction, low aerodynamic resistance, an efficient drivetrain, low rolling resistance tires and energy-saving air-conditioning. Low weight is essential for an electric vehicle because more weight requires more battery power for the same range and thus causes higher costs.

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Airbus releases three hydrogen-powered concepts for zero-emission aircraft by 2035; ZEROe

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Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. The concepts we unveil today offer the world a glimpse of our ambition to drive a bold vision for the future of zero-emission flight.

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First drive: US spec Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid; 83-86 MPGe with 16-17 mile EV range

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Although the EPA has not as of this writing released the final fuel economy numbers for the US A3 e-tron, Filip Brabec, Director, Product Management, Audi of America, said that the figures will be around 83 to 86 MPGe combined (depending on the equipment level), with 35 to 39 mpg gasoline only and 16-17 miles of EV range. Battery pack capacity vs. electric range for selected PHEVs in the US. kWh battery pack ranges between 280 and 390 volts, depending upon level of charge.

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Hyundai to introduce extended range electric concept at Geneva

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Hyundai will introduce the i-oniq concept at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The i-oniq is an electric sports hatchback with a range-extending gasoline engine. The i-oniq concept has an innovative powertrain that demonstrates Hyundai’s commitment to clean technology. In electric-only mode, i-oniq has a range of 120 km (75 miles), while with assistance from the gasoline engine it can travel up to 700 km (435 miles), producing 45 g/km of CO 2 in the process.

Nikola announces Nikola Badger pickup; FCEV/BEV powertrain to support 600-mile range

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Nikola Corporation announced the product launch of the Nikola Badger electric pickup truck with an estimated range of 600 miles. Nikola Badger estimated specifications: 600 miles on blended FCEV / BEV. 300 miles on BEV alone.

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BMW iX3: all-electric SUEV to offer 285 miles of range

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Having had its initial debut in concept form at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show, BMW has revealed the production version of the BMW iX3: its first Sports Utility Electric Vehicle

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CUPRA Tavascan Electric Concept SUV to debut at IAA

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Based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform, the electric vehicle is equipped with a 77kWh battery pack for an all-electric range of up to 450km (280 miles). The CUPRA Concept is powered by two electric motors—one on the front axle and one on the rear axle—for a total output of 225kW (306PS). With the presentation of the all-electric CUPRA Tavascan concept, we are translating this vision into the streets and proving that performance can be electrified.

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Renault introduces EZ-ULTIMO robo-vehicle concept

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At the Paris Motor Show, Groupe Renault unveiled EZ-ULTIMO, its robo-vehicle concept, an autonomous, electric, connected, and shared mobility service solution offering a premium travel experience. EZ-ULTIMO concludes a concept-car trilogy illustrating Renault’s vision of the future of urban shared mobility, following on EZ-GO, with its vision of shared mobility, and EZ-PRO, a vehicle robot dedicated to last mile delivery.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils concept battery-electric van Concept EQV; production version later this year

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Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to release a series-production vehicle on the basis of the Concept EQV, to be presented to the public at this year’s Frankfurt Autoshow. Technical highlights of the vehicle include a range of up to 400 kilometers (249 miles) and rapid charging to enable a range of 100 kilometers within just 15 minutes. The Concept EQV is representative of the consistent development of the “EQ” technology brand.

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All-electric Buick Enspire crossover SUV concept bows in China

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Buick unveiled Tuesday an electric crossover SUV concept bound for the 2018 Beijing auto show with promise. In addition to 370 miles of range, the Buick Enspire concept can charge up to 80 percent in 40 minutes through fast and wireless charging. Beijing Auto Show conceptsIts motors combine for 410 kilowatts (550 horsepower) of total output, and the SUV can sprint up to 60.

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Audi presents Coupé variant of Q4 e-tron as a concept car

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Audi presented the Q4 e-tron concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show as a preview of the first compact electric SUV from Audi. Versatile efficiency technologies enable ranges of up to more than 500 kilometers (310.7 miles). Audi Q4 e-tron concept / Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept.

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Porsche Mission E electric sedan to offer 300 miles of range, 400 hp, at minimum

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Though generally mum on details, Porsche has been trickling out tidbits on its forthcoming MIssion E electric sedan since it first unveiled the concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Porsche let slip another detail in late December. It had already revealed a claimed 200-mile recharge within 15 minutes, a starting price that'll place it below. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E

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Audi showcases A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid at Geneva; 157 mpg US, 50 miles electric range

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In electric mode, the A3 Sportback e-tron has a range of about 50 km (31 miles). liters of fuel per 100 km (157 mpg US), which corresponds to CO 2 emissions of 35 grams per km (56 g/mile). In purely electric mode, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron achieves a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) with a range of up to 50 km (31 miles). A liquid cooling system with its own low-temperature circuit keeps the battery in the optimum temperature range.

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nanoFlowcell unveiling QUANTiNO low-voltage electric concept vehicle; 48V, 200 km/h, range of 1,000+ km

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nanoFlowcell AG will unveil the QUANTiNO, the first QUANT low-voltage (48V) vehicle as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in two weeks. The powertrain comprising the nanoFlow cell, buffer system and electric motors provides the QUANTiNO with a range of more than 1,000 km (621 miles). Top speed is 200 km/h (124 mph). The nanoFlowcell (a flow battery) is operated with two ionic fluids, one with a positive charge and one with a negative charge.

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Concept: modular EV-hybrid features battery and engine swapping

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A Romanian team—Dan Scarlat (automotive journalist), Marian Cilibeanu (designer) and Cristian Ionescu (engineer)—are proposing the SCI hyMod modular concept car. For longer-range interurban travels, it can transform into a hybrid car with the assistance of a special change center (“hyMod STATION”). Fuel consumption is less than 6 l/100 km (39 mpg US) and the range surpasses 600 km (373 miles). Concept Engines Electric (Battery) Hybrids

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Lotus Unveils Concept Extended Range Electric City Car

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At the Paris Motor Show, Lotus unveiled five new cars, two evolutions of existing models and a new concept city car. The Lotus City Car concept provides a showcase for Lotus Engineering’s Electrical and Electronic Integration and Efficient Performance competencies, featuring an advanced series hybrid drivetrain with the Lotus Range Extender engine ( earlier post ). With the range extender, the city car has a full range of 500 km (311 miles).

DNV GL researchers develop concept autonomous, battery-electric short-range shipping vessel; 3,000 kWh battery

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The vessel has a range of 100 nautical miles, before the battery needs to be charged. The concept-ship is currently still being tested. Researchers at classification society DNV GL have developed “ReVolt”, an autonomous, fully battery-powered and efficient vessel. Instead of using diesel fuel, “ReVolt” is powered by a 3,000 kWh battery. This reduces operating costs by minimizing the number of high maintenance parts such as rotational components.

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Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback concept revealed

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Audi is rapidly expanding its e-tron range of EVs and joining the Q4 e-tron concept, the brand has now shown off a Sportback version of its forthcoming compact SUV. Promising up to 310 miles, it will be the brand's seventh EV when it finally goes on sale next year

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VW unveils fully autonomous, electric Microbus I.D. Buzz concept at Detroit; all-wheel drive, 270-mile range

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Volkswagen is presenting a fully autonomous, electric Microbus concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Pilot”) and a new generation of display elements and controls, the concept conceptually follows the new Volkswagen brand strategy. The all-wheel drive system has a total output of 369 hp (275 kW) and an NEDC electric driving range of 600 kilometers (270 miles on a predicted US. The overall concept of the I.D.

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PEUGEOT presenting 400 hp hybrid concept at Geneva show

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PEUGEOT is presenting the 400 hp hybrid Concept 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED at the upcoming Geneva motor show. A derivative of the PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID sedan, the concept delivers high performance with low emissions. Following a range of optimizations, a CO 2 /km score of 46g was achieved, with a performance of 0 to 100 km/h in 8s. These characteristics place the Concept 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED on an equal footing with a 400 bhp ICE vehicle.

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Suzuki Every Electric Car Does 800 Miles, Sets New Japanese Range Record

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A few years ago, the concept of an electric car achieving 300 miles on a charge was virtually unheard of. That made one duo''s achievement in a Tesla Roadster very special indeed, even if their average speed was relatively low. But now, you can do that with a Tesla Model S and a few eco driving techniques--so how do you move the game on? How about

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BMW’s “CO2 Champion” Performance Concept is a Plug-in Diesel Hybrid; 50 km/31 mile All-Electric Range; Thermo-electric Generator for Waste Heat Recovery

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BMW has provided more details on the concept car it will unveil at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show—a concept that Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, called a “ CO 2 champion ” that will demonstrate “ a whole new dimension of driving pleasure with regards to efficiency with performance ” during a press conference late in July. Applying this measurement process, the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car consumes 17.5

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Proton Introduces Series of Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Concepts

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Malaysian car manufacturer Proton unveiled a series of concept global range-extended electric cars at the Geneva Motor Show ( earlier post )—a five-door, four-seat hatchback “EMAS”; a three-door five-seater hatchback “EMAS Country” for country driving; and a three-door 3+1 plus-seater “EMAS3” for city driving—signalling a long-term plan to expand its footprint in the global automotive market. The Proton concept drivetrain.

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Jaguar Introduces C-X75 Gas Micro-turbine Extended Range Electric Vehicle Concept

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Jaguar has unveiled the C-X75 concept, an extended range electric vehicle that uses twin gas micro-turbines from Bladon Jets to power two switched reluctance generators from SR Drives. The plug-in, electric drive supercar has an all-electric range of 110 km (68 miles) plus a potential top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph), acceleration from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.4 The C-X75. Click to enlarge.

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Lucid Air to features 113 kWh pack, class-leading interior space; Lucid Space Concept

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Lucid Motors announced that the Lucid Air electric vehicle will come to market with class-leading interior space and spatial efficiency, ingeniously packaged around a powerful, compact, and energy-dense 113kWh extended-range battery pack. This extends the philosophy of hyper-efficiency embedded in every facet of Lucid Air from energy efficiency to spatial efficiency, delivering a combination of range, practicality, performance, and comfort.

2020 174

Hyundai Motor Group reveals new electric scooter prototype; 20 km range

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Building on its initial concept presented at CES 2017, the new model features rear-wheel drive, a lithium-ion battery and stylish front and rear lights. The latest concept features in future Hyundai Motor Group plans to enable first- and last-mile mobility through integrating the scooter with future Hyundai and Kia vehicles. Our personal electric scooter makes first- and last-mile commuting a joy, while helping to reduce congestion and emissions in city centers.

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Prius Plug-in Concept to Support All-Electric Driving Up To About 12 Miles at Speeds Up To 62MPH

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The new Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept. Toyota has provided some initial details on the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept to be unveiled next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Plug-in Prius will support an all-electric driving range of about 20 km (12.4 miles) miles at speeds up to 62 mph. The extended electric range brings CO 2 emissions down to around 60 g/km, according to Toyota. Click to enlarge.

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Tata displays Megapixel range-extended EV global car concept at Geneva Motor Show

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Tata Motors unveiled the Tata Megapixel concept, a four-seater, global range extended electric vehicle (REEV) concept. Combining a lithium-ion phosphate battery and an on-board gasoline engine generator, the Tata Megapixel offers a range of up to 900 km (559 miles) and CO 2 emissions of 22 g/km.

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GM and Nikola, Lucid Air debut, Gravity Concept, VW ID.3 reviews: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker sees 50 miles as the ideal electric range for plug-in hybrids? The production version of the 2021 Lucid Air has been revealed, with a price ranging. How can the EV battery system become more sustainable?

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