Volvo Cars to introduce 3-cylinder FWD PHEV in 2018, BEVs & 48V mild hybrid in 2019; Modular Electrification Platform

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Volvo’s BEVs will support AC charging up to 20 kW and high-speed DC, with support for CCS and CHAdeMO; Volvo Cars is a member of CharIN ( earlier post ). Volvo Cars will introduce a front-wheel drive (FWD), 3-cylinder engine variant of its Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system in 2018, followed by its first production battery-electric vehicles and a new 48V mild hybrid system in 2019, according to Mats Anderson, Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems.

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6 DOE-funded applied battery research projects targeting Li-ion cells with >200 Wh/kg for PHEVs and EVs

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ABR, noted Peter Faguy, the DOE manager of the applied battery research program, during his presentation at the Annual Merit Review in Washington, DC, is the difficult regime between the discovery of materials and their application in batteries that can be commercialized. While HCMR offers high capacity and safety and low cost, it can be challenged by high DC-Resistance, voltage fade upon cycling and poor durability.

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Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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The Combined Charging System (CCS) enables charging with DC or AC electrical current. A full charge with DC electrical current at a charging column with an output of 150 kW takes just around 50 minutes. Tiguan GTE PHEV.

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Hyundai begins rollout of Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV; most efficient non-plug vehicle, most efficient EV in US; powertrain discussion

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market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV). The hybrid power control unit integrates two motor control units (traction motor and hybrid starter generator) and DC converter are all in the same package.

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Hyundai begins rollout of Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV; most efficient non-plug vehicle, most efficient EV in US; powertrain discussion

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market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV). The hybrid power control unit integrates two motor control units (traction motor and hybrid starter generator) and DC converter are all in the same package.

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General Disclaimer HV (High Voltage) DC (Direct Current) Warning: Traction Battery Packs, Motors, Chargers, and other HV sources could cause serious injury or death if proper precautions are not taken while working on or around such High Voltage Direct Current sources.

Mercedes-AMG Project One PHEV with F1 technology debuts at IAA; 750 kW, 800V

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The lithium-ion, high-voltage battery and the DC/DC converter supporting and charging the 12 V onboard electrical system are space-savingly accommodated in the vehicle floor behind the front axle.

Volkswagen to debut XL1 PHEV prototype at Qatar Motor Show; fuel consumption of 0.9 L/100 km (261 mpg US)

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The XL1 prototype PHEV. Volkswagen is staging the world debut of its XL1 diesel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) prototype at the Qatar Motor Show this week. The XL1’s body electrical system is supplied with the necessary 12 Volts through a DC/DC converter.

Trek highlights green credentials of plug-ins

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Its goal was to trek from North Palm Beach to Washington DC on one tank or bust, with the Toyota dealer mechanic eventually completing the 10 day journey on nine gallons of petrol at an average of 123 miles a gallon. Tags: Green cars Latest news Toyota Florida car dealer plug-in hybrid cars Toyota Prius Toyota Prius PHEV How do you prove the benefits of a plug-in hybrid car to the public? Why set yourself a mechanical challenge of course.

2015 BMW i3 Updates, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Still Delayed, Gas Prices And Electric Cars: Today's Car News

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The 2015 BMW i3 electric car gets standard DC fast charging in its second model Today we''ve got news of small updates for the 2015 BMW i3 electric car, confirmation that the U.S. launch of the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid is still far off, and why low gas prices likely won''t hurt electric-car sales. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Mitsubishi bringing 2018 Outlander PHEV to US in December

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Mitsubishi is bringing the plug-in hybrid crossover Outlander (the best-selling PHEV in Europe) to the US. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will arrive in dealerships in December 2017 with an MSRP of $34,595. DC Fast Charging.

IHS forecasts global EV charger market to grow to more than 12.7M units in 2020

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According to the report, approximately 10% of EV charging stations by 2020 will be within the public or semi-public domain, whereas the global DC fast charging stations are expected to be relatively low and located on the outskirts of cities and highway infrastructure, rather than located in dense urban areas. The price can range from US$395 for a simple domestic wall box to more than $35,000 for a DC charging station. PHEV production to exceed EV production.

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DOE Funds PHEVs

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T he Department of Energy is moving forward to develop advanced batteries for PHEV s. DOE to Provide up to $14 Million to Develop Advanced Batteries for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S.

Ricardo licenses Qualcomm wireless EV charging technology for commercialization

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Ricardo has licensed Qualcomm Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs). Power is converted to Direct Current (DC) by the on-board controller and used to charge the vehicle’s batteries.

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Transphorm showcasing new automotive-grade AEC-Q101-qualified GaN FET for PHEVs and EVs

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The part initially targets on-board charger (OBC) and DC to DC systems for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEV). Today, OBCs are uni-directional (AC to DC) using standard boost topologies. Transphorm Inc. is showcasing its recently announced second-generation, AEC-Q101 qualified GaN FET—the industry’s first automotive-grade GaN technology—at the 2017 Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion (PCIM) Europe expo.

June '06 - The Film Opens, CARB Ducks, PHEV Debut in DC

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We worked on the Maker Faire plug-in project, and supported the effort that brought the CalCars Edrive Lithium Plug-in Prius to Washington DC in May. Photos of smiling Senators waving the infrastructure requirement for PHEVs, an extension cord, can be seen at: [link] Legislation moving ahead in congress, HR. Who Killed the Electric Car Opens Across the Nation Who Killed the Electric Car?,

EVgo breaks ground on first public 350 kW charger in US

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The Baker, California station will include four High-Power DC fast chargers capable of up to 350kW each, and can accommodate expansion of up to eight chargers in the future. EVgo offers more than 800 DC fast charging sites in more than 60 US markets. per minute of DC fast charging. The “Level 2” plan is targeted to PHEVs, and charges a monthly fee of $5.95. DC fast charging is $4.95 per minute for DC fast charging and $1.50/hr for Level 2 charging.

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Ricardo and A2Mac1 renew partnership to expand benchmarking and competitive analysis of EVs and PHEVs; online database

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Systems benchmarked include the high voltage battery pack; inverter; motor; DC/DC converter; on-board charger; HV junction box; HV cables; and HVAC system. Ricardo Strategic Consulting and A2Mac1 today will renew their partnership providing benchmarking and competitive analysis of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Obama embraces PHEVs

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Barack Obama on Energy Independence Remarks of Senator Barack Obama Governor's Ethanol Coalition Washington, DC Feb. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) delivered a major speech on energy independence yesterday. The setting was a meeting of the National Governors Association.

PHEV Day 182 - Friday, 17 April 2009. Home Sweet DC. So To Speak!

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cause it's "last call" so to speak at Charlie Garlow's "Welcome Back HOME 'Spirit of DC'. Dear PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVthusiasts, One & All, More to call. EVer, "Spirit" & EVJerry

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"Spirit of DC" - Guest PHEV at Tioga High School on Friday Afternoon, 23 January 2009

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiastis, One & All - In the early afternoon, as the guest PHEV of Tioga High School Principal, Sandy Bradley, the "Spirit of DC" was in fine form taking an opportunity charge while being sheltered from the rain at the entrance to the auditorium. And the PHEV All Around America story.

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Hyundai showcasing new Tucson 48V Hybrid Concept and diesel Plug-in-Hybrid Concept at Geneva

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Especially suited for application in larger cars and SUVs, the show car’s 48V Hybrid technology comprises a Hybrid Starter Generator (HSG), inverter and a low voltage DC/DC converter. For greater driver engagement and choice, the PHEV concept is equipped with a 4-mode drive selection.

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Hyundai unveils Ioniq HEV, PHEV and EV for US market at New York show

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Charging the Ioniq Electric’s lithium-ion polymer battery up to 80% takes about 20 minutes using a SAE Combo Level 3 DC, 100 kW fast-charger.

"Spirit of DC" PHEV All Around America Update. from EVJerry back in DC with the "Spirit" Hanging out at the Beach!

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Maybe even provide feedback to PHEV3A Co-Chairs: Joe Lado JoeLado@yahoo.com or EVJerry Asher EVJerry@usa.net (202) 486-5450 "Spirit of DC" PHEV All Around America Update - 7 November 2008 I. PHEV All Around America (PHEV3A) Taking Winter Quarters in Home Sweet Bisbee A. See Dr Walter Wu's email regarding gifting the "Spirit of DC" in the Feb 2009 timeframe. 20 + pounds added) after some 17,000 HEV/PHEV miles on the tusch.

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PHEV Day 149, Friday, 6 March 2009. "Spirit of DC".The First EVer PHEV in Bonham, Texas!

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Jack lives in Murray, UT and wants to get into the EV conversion business, maybe even PHEV conversion business! Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC's, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After being thoroughly charged up at the America's Best Value Inn, the "Spirit" was game to taken on the Bonham High School guys and gals!

WiTricity collaborating with Nissan on wireless charging for EVs

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The goal of this standardization is to ensure interoperability and performance between the wide range of electrified vehicles being developed by carmakers worldwide, and the wireless charging stations that will be widely deployed to streamline the charging of the next generation of EVs and PHEVs. WiTricity is collaborating with Nissan to further the adoption of wireless EV charging systems.

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PHEV Day 129 - Saturday, 31 January 2009 -- "Spirit of DC" Showing & Shining in the San Francisco Sun at Ft Mason

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After a Saturday photo session with the "Spirit of DC" at San Francisco's Ft Mason Chapel near by the Flagpole with scenery abounding, the "Spirit" took a reconnoiter of the route South. now that it's so easy with normal PHEV operations with re-invigorated set of PbA.

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PHEVLERs are the Zero CO2 Clean Green Machines of the Future

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PHEVLERs are defined as PHEVs with sufficient battery capacity for all electric driving of twice the average daily distance. [ The DC and fast charging infrastructures for BEVs are very expensive to construct [ 13 ] & operate, and are wasteful of electricity inversely to the square of charge time (meaning ½ the charge time 4 times the losses, and ⅓ the charge time 9 times the losses). 3 ] PHEVLER - EAA-PHEV Wiki. [ 4 ] PHEV Vehicles of the Future - Autopedia Wiki. [

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GM’s new RWD PHEV system for Cadillac CT6 designed for fun-to-drive high performance as well as efficiency; Volt on steroids

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We have a PHEV system that has incredible efficiency, but it is also one of the highest performing vehicles on the road with extraordinarily connected feel to it. The CT6 PHEV powertrain combines a 198 kW (266 hp) 2.0L Top: CT6 PHEV powertrain elements and vehicle integration.

Tucson Clean Cities' "Spirit of DC" Tri-fold Flyers Into Distribution on Friday, 26 February 2010

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Cheers PHEV All Around Arizona'Rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All

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IHS Automotive forecasts global production of plug-in vehicles to rise by 67% this year

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Driven by tighter emission standards in Europe, worldwide production of plug-in electric vehicles(PEVs)—including both battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models—will increase by 67% this year, according to IHS Automotive, driven by Polk.

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"Spirit of DC" Caretaker, Charlie Garlow Reports on the All American "Spirit" Being Shown Around Washington, DC,

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EVADC Veep, Charlie Garlow and the All American "Spirit of DC" Caretaker reported today, Thursday, 18 June 2009 (with slight edits): The All American "Spirit of DC" is being shown around Washington, DC as much as we in EVADC (Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, DC) can do. Summer law clerks are getting a lecture from me about the Spirit, PHEVs and EVs and solar.

Penn State wins EcoCAR 2 Year 2 competition with E85 PHEV

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The Penn State University Advanced Vehicle Team (PSU AVT) designed a series plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) fueled with E85. For the auxiliary power unit, the PSU AVT uses a Weber MPE 750 engine fueled with E85, coupled to a UQM PowerPhase 75 generator to supply DC power to the high-voltage bus. The 15 university teams will now spend Year Three of EcoCAR 2 perfecting their designs before the competition finals in Washington, D.C.,

Lux: future use of wide bandgap materials in power electronics will reduce EV cost

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In electronic devices, WBG semiconductors can eliminate up to 90% of the power losses that currently occur during AC-to-DC and DC-to-AC electricity conversion, and they can handle voltages more than 10 times higher than Si-based devices, greatly enhancing performance in high-power applications. They also offer greater efficiency in converting AC to DC power and in operating the electric traction drive during vehicle use.

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ANL Project on Actively Coupled Ultracapacitor-Battery System for PHEVs Attracting OEM Interest

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There are four key elements in the actively coupled ultracapacitor/battery system for PHEVs: Energy-optimized Li-ion batteries with thicker electrodes. DC/DC converter, featuring an aggressive cost/mass reduction ($15-$25/kW), high frequency (200 kHz), SiC devices, and powdered magnetics.

Hertz Italy Launches smart fortwo Electric Vehicle in Rome for Italo-NTV train customers

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Hertz is the first car-rental company to deploy EVs and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric) on three continents—in the US (available to the public in New York, Washington, DC and San Francisco); the UK (London) and now Italy in Europe; and China (Shenzhen). Hertz added the smart fortwo electric drive to its EV fleet in the US in 2010, with the zero-emission car now available in San Francisco, New York and Washington, DC.

Electric Vehicle Initiative Launched at Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington DC

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At the Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington, DC, 19-20 July, ministers reaffirmed their commitment to previously-announced targets for the deployment of electric vehicles, which the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates will create global market momentum leading to at least 20 million electric vehicles on the road worldwide by 2020. EVI commenced at the Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington, DC.

PHEV Day 181 - Thursday, 16 April 2009. the "Spirit of DC" Gets On-Board with Amtrak -- that is the Auto Train

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, & EVnthusiasts, One & All - Thursday was the day for the "Spirit of DC" to get on-board with Amtrak -- that is the Auto Train for a courtesy lift back to Lorton, VA, from Sanford, VA. And three of which will be on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

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PHEV Day 171. Thursday, 2 April 2009. The "Spirit of DC" and Bonding with Cousins in Georgia

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Raser Provides Update on PHEV Project; Road Testing to Begin By the End of March

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Shot of the Raser PHEV powertrain. A DC to DC convertor accomodates lower voltage electric accessories. Click to enlarge.