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

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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 system recovers the energy and converts it to electrical energy, which recharges the battery and extends driving range. Compared with the gasoline-powered RAV4, at 0.35 The powertrain uses two independent coolant loops: one for the electric motor and charger assembly, and another for the battery and DC-DC converter.

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Rav Long Ranger

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Rav Long Ranger Hybridizing Trailer The Long Ranger was an AC Propulsion project (commissioned by Toyota) to build a generator trailer that would allow liquid-fueled high-speed travel in the Rav4EV. For most practical purposes, the project was a great success that never really saw the light of day before the Rav4EV program was terminated. gallon tank had gasoline. Almost all the lighting has been converted to LED now (where did Tom get THAT influence?)

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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! Dont PHEVs just shift pollution from gasoline cars to power plants? The enthusiasm for ethanol ("flex-fuel" cars use E85, which is 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline) is welcome. We can also extrapolate some data from experience with the RAV4EV all-electric vehicles. When can I convert my Prius?

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

New 100K Club Member RAV4EV in Japan Newsletter Vol. Westbrook, 2001 "Gasoline to Electric Conversion Manual: A Workshop Guide for High Schools", published by the Electric Vehicle Society of Canada, July 2005 "History of the Electric Automobile: Hybrid electric vehicles", by Ernest H. Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? Where Can I Buy One?

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