Phihong introduces new Level 3 30kW wall-mount DC charger

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30kW Wall-Mount DC Fast Charger shown on a stand. Designed for ultra-fast charging speeds, the DW Series chargers deliver up to 105 miles on an hour of charging, surpassing conventional 7.6kW Level 2 AC chargers, which typically offer between 25–26 mph per hour of charging.

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Honda R&D developing high-power dynamic charging system for EVs at speeds up to 96 mph

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The system enables dynamic charging with a charging power of 180 kW (DC 600 V, 300 A) while driving at a vehicle speed of 155 km/h (96 mph). At the upcoming WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience, a team from Honda R&D will present a paper on their study of a dynamic charging system that uses high power to charge a traveling EV, with the goal of realizing an unlimited vehicle range.

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The Boring Company’s updated projects page no longer lists D.C.-Baltimore tunnel

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The Boring Company’s updates to its official website have removed references to some of the tunneling startup’s announced projects, such as the D.C.-Baltimore In the case of the D.C.-Baltimore The D.C.-Baltimore to D.C.

Hyundai and US DOE extend fuel cell vehicle loan partnership in concert with new DC-based hydrogen fueling station

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This phase of the program will make significant use of a newly-opened hydrogen refueling station in the Washington DC region. Phase two further expands the program’s reach to Northern California, Washington D.C., DC-based hydrogen station. The Tucson Fuel Cell is equipped with a Hyundai’s latest 100 kW fuel cell stack, coupled to a 100 kW, 221 lb-ft (300 N·m) electric induction motor, allowing it to reach a maximum speed 100 mph.

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Power Of One Solar Car Reaches Los Angeles After Breaking World Distance Record, Heading to Washington, DC

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Marcelo, a former flight attendant for Air Canada, is preparing to leave Los Angeles en route to Washington DC. The Power of One solar car can travel more than 300 miles on a sunny day, go from 0 to 50 mph in six seconds and has a top speed of 75 mph. It uses a 3.996 kWh Li-ion polymer pack with EP Kokam cells (3.7V, 40Ah) and a 7.144 m 2 solar array producing about 900 Watts to power a brushless 84-108V DC New Generation Motors motor. (A

VW ID.4 AWD Pro to reach dealers in Q4 with starting MSRP of $43,675

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With two electric motors, max 295 horsepower and an estimated 0-60 mph time of 5.7 Traction mode is intended specifically for driving on loose or slippery surfaces and features permanent all-wheel drive up to speeds of around 12 mph. Volkswagen revealed the new ID.4

IIHS study finds simple centerline hardening can make left turns safer for pedestrians

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In Washington, D.C., The calming infrastructure also resulted in a reduction in average left-turn speeds and decreased the odds that drivers made the turn at speeds exceeding 15 mph. Seeking to determine how effective the practice is, Hu collected data from 10 D.C.

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Audi introduces 2022 e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT; US pricing starts at $99,900

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This allows the e-tron GT to repeatedly accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds on the way to a top track speed of 152 mph. As a result, the RS e-tron GT can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a 155 mph top track speed.

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Electrify America launches 8 solar-powered EV charging stations in rural Fresno County

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Electrify America (EA), the largest open DC fast charging network in the US, is increasing access to sustainable electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure for rural Californians with the deployment of eight new solar-powered, off-grid charging stations across Fresno County.

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Audi of America and Arcadia offer renewable energy subscription with e-tron or e-tron Sportback lease or purchase

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Both models come with standard dual-motor power, providing up to 402 horsepower and 490 lb-ft (664 N·m) of torque in boost mode, allowing them 0-60 mph acceleration of 5.5 seconds and a top track speed of 124 mph.

GM and LG Energy Solution investing $2.3B in second Ultium Cells manufacturing plant in US

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Energy options range from 50 to 200 kWh, which could enable a GM-estimated range up to 450 miles or more on a full charge with 0-60 mph acceleration in 3 seconds. GM’s future Ultium-powered EVs are designed for Level 2 and DC fast charging.

Electrify America acquiring 30 Envision solar-powered EV charging stations for rural California

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The units are built to withstand extreme weather—holding up against winds up to 120 mph and floods up to 9.5 Electrify America expects to install or have under development approximately 800 total charging stations with about 3,500 DC fast chargers by December 2021.

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Toyota introduces second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle as design and technology flagship

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In the 2021 Mirai, a second DC/DC converter augments the main DC/DC converter to respond to the auxiliary load increase. The Mirai provides excellent everyday driving performance, for example accelerating from 25 mph to 45 mph in 2.8

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Karma adds Revero GTE to lineup; first BEV; based on E-Flex platform

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The new 2021 Revero GTE is targeted to deliver 0-60 mph acceleration in less than 3.9 Using DC 150kW Fast Charging, GTE will reach 80% charge in under 30 minutes. Karma Automotive is expanding its Revero series with a new model, the Karma Revero GTE.

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GM: construction of Ultium Cells LLC battery plant in Lordstown progressing on schedule

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Ultium energy options range from 50 to 200 kWh, which could enable a GM-estimated range up to 400 miles or more on a full charge with 0 to 60 mph acceleration as low as 3 seconds. Ultium-powered EVs are designed for Level 2 and DC fast charging.

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Want to live in your Tesla Cybertruck? Loki’s Basecamp makes it possible

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Various USB, AC/DC outlets. Various USB, AC/DC outlets. Various USB, AC/DC outlets. Tesla Cybertruck add-ons continue to infiltrate the market even though the all-electric pickup from Elon Musk’s company won’t be produced for another six months.

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Ford unveils all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

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of torque, with the standard all-wheel-drive variation targeting quicker times to 60 mph than the base Porsche Macan series. With peak charging rate of 150 kW, the Mustang Mach-E with an extended battery and rear-wheel drive can add an estimated average of 47 miles of range in approximately 10 minutes while charging on a DC fast charging station. The GT is targeting 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds, making it faster off the line than a Porsche Macan Turbo.

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Lucid Motors opening 20 sales and service locations in N America through 2021

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DC Metro Studio: Located at Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, VA. The Air will be capable of more than 400 miles range and 0-60 mph in under 2.5

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Jaguar takes I-PACE electric concept to the streets; production reveal in late 2017

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The I-PACE will accelerate to 60 mph in around 4 seconds, and will feature a range of more than 500 km (311 miles) NEDC cycle from its 90 kWh lithium-ion battery. Charging is easy and quick, with 80% charge achieved in just 90 minutes using 50 kW DC charging. Jaguar has taken its first electric vehicle—the Jaguar I-PACE SUV concept ( earlier post )—onto the streets for the first time.

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Lightning Systems receives California ARB Executive Order for new electric Ford F-59 delivery van and food truck

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The powertrain offers peak power of 180 kW (equivalent 241 horsepower), a torque rating of 1,071 N·m, (790 lb-ft), and a top speed of 65 mph (software limited). hours (110-mile range) with Lightning’s DC fast charging option (using standard CCS-Combo charging).

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Volkswagen prices 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495; longer range, better fuel economy, more power

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When equipped with DC Fast Charging (optional on SE, standard on Limited Edition and SEL Premium), the battery can be charged up to 80% within an hour at a DC fast charging station. The 2017 e-Golf runs zero to 60 mph faster than its predecessor—now in just 9.6 seconds—and its top speed increases to 85 mph. A DC Fast Charging package is available for $995. Volkswagen of America Inc. is pricing the 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495, plus $820 destination.

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Mercedes-Benz upgrades eVito Tourer electric van

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The top speeds are 140 km/h (87 mph) with standard and 160 km/h (99 mph) with special equipment. It enables DC charging. Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its popular Vito mid-size van, including the electric eVito Tourer version ( earlier post ).

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Audi offering 12V mild hybrid versions of new A4; 48V MHEV for S4 TDI diesel

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mph) in 4.8 The 12-volt subsidiary electrical system is connected to the 48-volt main electrical system via a powerful DC/DC converter. mph) in 4.7 Audi is offering the revamped A4 with many engine options equipped with 12V and 48V mild-hybrid systems (MHEV). This also applies to the Audi S4 TDI (combined fuel consumption 6.3 – 6.2 l/100 km (37.3 - 37.9 US mpg); combined CO 2 emissions 166 – 163 g/km (267.2 – 262.3

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BMW launches iX EV

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The BMW iX xDrive50 posts acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.6 DC power can be taken on board at a rate of up to 200 kW (BMW iX xDrive50) or 150 kW (BMW iX xDrive40). BMW has launched the BMW i4 and BMW iX. Earlier post.)

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Mercedes-Benz unveils the all-electric EQS: 478-mile range, 516 HP, 107.8 kWh battery

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Acceleration 0-60 mph. Charging time 11 at a rapid charging station (DC). DC charging capacity, max. DC charging in 15 minutes 12 (WLTP).

Green Deals: Cruise around town on Segway’s Ninebot E22 Electric Scooter at a low of $398, more

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Featuring an upgraded 300W brushless DC motor, the E22 can travel at up to 12.4 MPH for 13.7-miles with a maximum capacity of 220-pounds. Amazon is offering the Segway Ninebot E22 Electric Kick Scooter for $398 shipped.

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Lightning Systems introduces Generation 2 model of its battery-electric Ford Transit powertrain

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The latest powertrain offers peak power of 160 kW (equivalent 215 horsepower), a torque rating of 994 N·m, (733 lb-ft), and a top speed of 65 mph (software limited). hours (120-mile range) with Lightning’s DC fast charging option (using standard CCS-Combo charging). Lightning Systems introduced a longer-range, higher-speed, Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit. Earlier post.)

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Kia E-Niro electric car review

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A charge from 0% to 80% using a rapid (50kW) DC public charge point takes 1 hour 15 minutes. Max speed: 124 mph. 0-62 mph: 6.6

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BMW’s upcoming iX  SUV

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The acceleration of 0-60 mph is possible in less than 5 seconds. The recharge time of the iX takes up to 11 hours with a home installed charger and the DC fast charging can recharge up to 120 km range in 10 min. BMW’s upcoming iX SUV.

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FCA introduces New Fiat 500 EV; not confirmed for US

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With an output of 87 kW, the new 500 has a maximum speed of 150 km/h (93 mph) (self-limited) and delivers acceleration from 0-62 mph in 9.0 seconds and 0-31 mph in 3.1 In Milan, Italy, FCA presented the all-new, third-generation Fiat 500—which is a battery-electric vehicle.

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Audi E-Tron 55 Quattro review

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There are charge ports on both sides of the car – for a Type 2 connector for home AC charging on the passenger side, and the same port together with a CCS connector for DC public rapid charging on the driver’s side. Max speed: 124 mph. 0-62 mph: 6.6

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2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 first with new Ultium battery architecture; 24-module, dual stack, 350+ miles range

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The system’s pure electric propulsion holds peak torque much longer, through a wider speed range (up to 40 mph) than even diesel engines, which is optimal for off-roading, but also thrilling on-road. DC fast charging.

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2020 MINI Cooper SE EV comes to US with MSRP of $29,900

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The front-wheel drive electric motor generates 181 hp and 199 lb-ft of torque enabling the new MINI Cooper SE to go from 0 – 60 mph in 6.9 seconds and achieve a top speed of 93 mph. kW, which allows for a 100% charge at home in as little as 4 hours, as well as DC Charging at up to 50 kW, which allows for charging at public stations in as little as 35 minutes to achieve an 80% charge, and utilizes the SAE Combo fast charging standard.

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Audi’s mighty diesel: SQ8 TDI SUV coupé; 48V MHEV

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mph) in 4.8 A DC/DC converter connects the 48-volt system and 12-volt electrical system. mph), the Audi SQ8 TDI can, depending on the situation, either recuperate, roll at idle or coast with the engine deactivated for up to 40 seconds. Audi’s sporty top model of the Q family, the SQ8 TDI SUV coupé, features a biturbo V8 TDI diesel that delivers 435 metric hp, 900 NN·mm (663.8 lb-ft) of torque, and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 seconds.

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Scania delivering 51 hybrid buses to Madrid

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The new Class II specification Scania Citywide can be operated at speeds of up to 100 km/h (62 mph). kWh of energy storage is provided by a lithium-ion battery integrated in the roof structure at the front of the bus and is housed in a neatly styled bulb together with a DC/DC voltage converter and a cooling unit. The use of a Scania hybrid system together with a DC/DC converter, stop-start function and eco-roll provides the fuel savings.

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Lightning Systems accepting orders for LightningElectric battery-electric upfit for Ford Transit; price and specs

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Featuring a liquid-cooled Lithium-ion battery system from a volume-ready world-class battery supplier, LightningElectric will accommodate full charging in six hours with Level 2 charging and less than thirty minutes for optional 50 kW DC fast charging. 5 hours (DC Fast Charge) 12 hours (Level 2) 1 hours (DC Fast Charge). Maximum Speed 55 mph (electronically limited).

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Updated Volkswagen 2017 e-Golf EPA-rated at 125 miles, 119 MPGe combined; pricing to come

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When equipped with DC Fast Charging (optional on SE, standard on SEL Premium), the battery can be charged to 80% within an hour at a 50 kW DC fast charging station. The 2017 e-Golf runs zero to 60 mph faster than its predecessor—now in 9.6 seconds—and its top speed increases to 93 mph. In the US, Volkswagen’s updated 2017 e-Golf now carries an an EPA-estimated range of 125 miles—a 50% increase over the previous model year.

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Volkswagen unveils MEB-based battery-electric dune buggy at Geneva: ID. BUGGY concept

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With full acceleration on paved slopes, the concept car sprints from zero to 62 mph in 7.2 The maximum speed is electronically controlled at 99 mph. The power electronics convert direct current (DC) stored in the battery into alternating current (AC). The on-board electronics are supplied with 12V via a DC/DC converter. Volkswagen introduced the next member of the ID. concept family—the I.D. BUGGY—at the 89 th Geneva International Motor Show.

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Third-generation Renault ZOE increase ranges >20% to 390 km with better performance

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In addition to 22 kW AC charging, new ZOE now support up to 50 kW DC fast charging. In addition, the New ZOE’s top speed has increased to 140 km/h (87 mph). Renault has launched the third-generation of its ZOE electric vehicle, featuring a 52 kWh battery pack that will deliver up to 390 kilometers (242 miles) in the WLTP—an increase of more than 20% from the prior generation.

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TU/e introduces converted VW Lupo electric research vehicle; lightweight and longer range

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The 4-seat Lupo EL has a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and accelerates from 0 – 100 km/h in 12 seconds. kW, 260 - 520 V DC out, programmable, water cooled, CAN. current 236 A (nominal), 400 A (peak), 80 - 400 V DC in, switching frequency 3-9 kHz, water cooled, CAN. DC-DC converter: MES-DEA 400-1000 150 - 400 V DC in, 13.3 - 14.4 V DC out, max. The donor Lupo, the old diesel powertrain, and the new electric powertrain. Click to enlarge.

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IIHS studies find most e-scooter rider injuries happen on sidewalk

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To explore how e-scooters are affecting road safety, IIHS researchers interviewed more than 100 e-scooter riders whose injuries brought them to the emergency room at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, between March and November 2019. Operators were required to cap the top speed of e-scooters at 10 mph in DC beginning in January 2019, and sidewalk riding is prohibited in certain areas downtown.

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Volkswagen introduces high-end plug-in hybrid C Coupé GTE concept in Shanghai

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The front-wheel drive C Coupé GTE can be powered all-electrically up to a speed of 130 km/h (81 mph); this mode enables driving with zero local emissions and a range of 50 kilometers (31 miles). seconds and reaches a top speed of 232 km/h (144 mph). The vehicle’s 12-Volt electrical system is supplied with electricity via a DC/DC converter.

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BRUSA supplies complete drivetrain for E-FORCE 18-t electric truck

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1 x BRUSA BSC614-24V DC/DC converter to power the 24-V auxiliary system. Maximum speed is 87 km/h (54 mph) and is electronically limited. The E-Force truck for Feldschlösschen. Click to enlarge. BRUSA Elektronik AG is to supply the main drivetrain components such as motors, inverters and chargers for the E-FORCE, Switzerland’s first all-electric 18-tonne truck.

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