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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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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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Electric Car Charging: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide To Ditching Gasoline Forever

EV Life

Electric Car Charging. One of the biggest shifts from driving a gas car to an electric car is how the vehicle is refueled through electric car charging. Think about charging an electric car as similar to charging your smartphone, which like an electric car, is powered by lithium ion batteries. DC Fast Charge.

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Why you might be charging your EV wrong – and what to do instead

Baua Electric

Tesla Supercharger (Source: Tesla) Many EV drivers carry over habits from driving gasoline cars when they charge EVs, but that leads to wasted time, inconvenience, and range anxiety, according to a new study. Refueling with gasoline takes only a few minutes, and one has to drive to or stop at a gas station.

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Cross-County Electric-Car Trips: Reality For A Few, Getting Closer For Many

Green Car Reports

The idea of traveling long distances in electric cars that have to be recharged after only 70 or 80 miles--or even 250 miles--may seem absurd to some. DON''T.'