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PEUGEOT introduces new 48V hybrid technology

Green Car Congress

It will complement PEUGEOT’s already extensive family of electrified engines, including plug-in hybrid, 100% electric and fuel cell variants. PEUGEOT 3008 The PEUGEOT 48V HYBRID system consists of a new-generation 136bhp PureTech gasoline engine, coupled with a new 6-speed dual-clutch electrified gearbox that includes an electric motor.

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Tech: How do Hybrid & Plug-in Hybrid Batteries Recharge? Do I Need to Plug a Hybrid In?

Clean Fleet Report

When the first gasoline-electric hybrids vehicles began arriving in 1999 and 2000, early adopters did their research and were quite knowledgeable about the then-new and revolutionary transportation mode. But the mass market was confused; these new cars had an additional battery to provide electricity to an electric motor.


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IHS Automotive forecasts number of DC fast-charging stations to reach almost 200,000 worldwide by 2020; 100x

Green Car Congress

The length of time it takes to recharge an EV continues to be one of the major stumbling blocks inhibiting the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. If EV auto manufacturers could overcome this obstacle, it could lead to a high rate of adoption from environmentally minded consumers as well as those seeking to cut gasoline expenses.

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A brief discussion of the history of EV charging technology

Setec Powerr

Since the first appearance of the electric vehicle (EV) in the mid-19th century, humanity has not given up on the exploration of EV charging technology. The earliest electric car batteries were disposable and were disposed of when they ran out of power, so there was no concept of recharging them. Corner of Battery Room.

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Lightning Eyes 10-Minute Charging for its Motorbikes

Cars That Think

In 2011, the company’s LS-218 SuperBike set a landspeed record for production electric motorcycles at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, with a 347.55 Founder Richard Hatfield claims that the company’s Lightning Strike motorcycle can fill its battery from 20 percent to 80 percent in a little over 10 minutes on a Level 3 DC fast charger.

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Would you recharge your Tesla electric car at a gas station?

Green Car Reports

What if gas stations offered cars more than just gasoline or diesel fuel? Tesla continues to expand its network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations, and that means finding new places to put those stations.

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Mazda6 diesel sedan offers up to 60 mpg US

Green Car Congress

Mazda is offering the choice of five SKYACTIV engines (two diesels and three gasoline powerplants) coupled with six-speed manual or automatic transmissions in the Mazda6. A full capacitor charge is enough to run the vehicle’s electrical systems for a minute or so. Most are available with i-ELOOP as well as i-stop. Mazda6 Engines.

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