Peugeot introducing eU01s 45 km/h electric bicycle

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Peugeot is introducing the eU01s, a 45 km/h (28 mph) electric bicycle. The eU01s has optimized safety and reliability thanks to its 180 mm hydraulic disk brakes, and its maintenance-free belt transmission. The eU01s will be launched in December 2016 through the CYCLEUROPE network and selected PEUGEOT dealers. Bridging the gap between traditional 25 km/h electric bicycles and scooters, the eU01s offers the rider an agile and rapid cross-town journey.

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GM launches BrightDrop: first-to-last-mile electric ecosystem for goods & services

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EP1 features and benefits include: Built-in electric hub motors with adjustable speed up to 3 mph depending on operator’s walking pace. BrightDrop support services will also assist with maintenance needs, including securing parts and scheduling repairs.

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Two e-Bikes to Consider for the Post-Pandemic Commute

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This fantasy was dismantled when I stepped foot in my local bike dealer's store. It can still hit a maximum electric-assist speed of 45 kilometers per hour (28 mph) but is manageable from a stop. Low-maintenance design does have a downside: price.

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive priced at $41,450 for US; 85-mile range

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The MY14 B-Class Electric Vehicle will be available beginning in mid-July to dealers in California; Connecticut; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Jersey; New York; Oregon; Rhode Island; and Vermont. All B-Class Electric Drive vehicles will be covered by Battery Coverage Plus which includes 8-year, 100,000 mile battery coverage, coverage for defects, coverage for capacity, no cost annual maintenance, and Roadside Assistance. The MY14 B-Class Electric Drive. Click to enlarge.

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Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5 EV for North America

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In the future, Hyundai dealers will offer a simple automobile subscription service for IONIQ shoppers. This subscription service will feature a single, all-inclusive monthly payment, covering the vehicle, insurance and maintenance.

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

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Conversions and service are performed by Ford QVM-certified upfitters and dealers around the world. Maximum Speed 55 mph (electronically limited). Options DC Fast Charge (50kW) Analytics (predictive maintenance, route scoring, range analysis, driver behavior, geofencing) Extended warranty up to 8 years Upgraded 12V battery system doubling capacity to support additional accessories.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy AWD

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mpg, but did a bit better on a 207-mile freeway run with the smart cruise control set at 65 mph, achieving 25.1 Free Maintenance – Three years/36,000 miles. Premium Three-Row Midsize SUV. Story by John Faulkner. Photos by John Faulkner and Hyundai.

Road Test: 2021 Lexus NX 300h F Sport Black Line Special Edition

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Acceleration, 0-60 mph in 8.6 Two Free Scheduled Services – Per Maintenance Schedule. If you are looking for a premium compact crossover, then visit your Lexus dealer and take a test drive. Iconic Styling in a Premium Hybrid Compact Crossover.

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Hyundai delivers keys to first Tucson Fuel Cell customer; leasing for $499/mo, with unlimited free fueling; first drive

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In an event combining a first-customer ceremony and a media drive, Tustin (California) Hyundai’s Dealer Principal, John Patterson, handed over the keys to Hyundai’s first mass-produced Tucson Fuel Cell crossover ( earlier post ) to Timothy Bush, the first Hyundai Fuel Cell customer, with Hyundai executives in attendance. This includes unlimited free hydrogen refueling in the area, and free maintenance.

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NICE is Back in Business

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Outside London, the MEGA branded e-City car and Multitruckranges, as well as AIXAM branded small lightweight passenger vehicles, are sold and serviced via a network of specialist dealers and aftercare outlets. Available as a 2 or 4-seater, the electric MEGA e-City passenger vehicle is powered by an air-cooled DC motor developing a maximum power of 4 kW (peak 12), supplied by maintenance-free AGM batteries. Maximum speed is 40 mph and range on a full charge is approximately 40 mile

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Road Trip: 2021 Volkswagen ID4

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The all-new, electric 2021 Volkswagen ID4, after a few years of teasing, is now at your local dealer. On our 985-mile California Cruising road trip we spent the majority of our time in the 55-65 mph range. 985 Miles in VW’s All-new Electric Crossover. Story by John Faulkner.

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2018 VW Tiguan and new 2.0 TSI B-cycle engine gives VW a strong offering in compact SUV segment

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mph and 19 mph, and is adjustable via brakes or throttle. Within physical system limits, Forward Collision Warning helps warn the driver of critical front-end collision situations, both acoustically and visually by a warning symbol in the instrument cluster above 18 mph. If the driver fails to brake, or if the car is below 18 mph (29 km/h), Autonomous Emergency Braking is activated to slow the vehicle.

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Volkswagen intends sales of 150K e-cars by 2020; 100K ID, ID SUV; >1M in 2025; more on MEB

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The ID prototype can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in less than eight seconds, with a top speed of 99 mph. The battery housing is closed at the top with a cover that is easy to remove in the event that maintenance is required. It goes without saying that Volkswagen is contributing to the expansion of the charging infrastructure: All 4,000 authorized Volkswagen dealers in Europe will be equipped with on-site charging stations.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

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We got this stellar number by setting the adaptive cruise control to 65 mph, which is the posted speed on Interstate 5. Go into a Hyundai dealer for a lengthy test drive and see how this hybrid sedan fits your lifestyle. Making a Case to Consider a Sedan. Great style.

Volkswagen’s Golf Alltrack challenges the Subaru Outback; directions for 4MOTION and vehicle dynamics

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With the arrival of the new Golf Alltrack, the all-wheel-drive derivative of the Golf SportWagen, in US dealer showrooms in October, Volkswagen of America is offering an affordable, upscale and very fun-to-drive (more on this below) entry into an underserved market segment: all-wheel-drive wagons. Diagnostics and maintenance information is also available through VW Car-Net. It can even identify the closest dealer in case you need a recommendation.

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Volkswagen MY2016: high-end driver assistance moves throughout the lineup; next-gen MIB II infotainment system

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The first 2016 models featuring the new infotainment system will start landing in dealer showrooms late July 2015. On manual transmission Golf and all Jetta models, the ACC ceases to operate below 19 mph (31 km/h). If there is an indication that the vehicle is unintentionally straying from its lane, the Lane Departure Warning system actively countersteers to keep the vehicle in the lane above 40 mph (64 km/h). It can even identify the closest dealer.

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Hyundai to offer Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle to LA-area retail customers in spring 2014; Honda, Toyota show latest FCV concepts targeting 2015 launch

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai announced plans to offer its next-generation Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle for the US market for $499 per month, including unlimited free hydrogen refueling and At Your Service Valet Maintenance at no extra cost. Availability begins in Spring 2014 at several Southern California Hyundai dealers. The ix35 Fuel Cell is equipped with a 100 kW electric motor, allowing it to reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h (99 mph). Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell.

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Ford Crew Chief telematics system can improve fuel economy by up to 20% through better fleet management

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Driver behavior has so much influence on not only fuel efficiency but on the overall maintenance and life of a vehicle. The system can be factory- or dealer-installed, and once installed, automatically engages every time the vehicle is used. ” The Department of Energy details that fuel economy is reduced by 1% for every mile per hour above 55 mph.

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Review: 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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The MyChevrolet App for iPhone helps a driver locate the nearest dealer, schedule routine maintenance, and contact roadside assistance quickly and easily. To that point, the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid can accelerate from a standstill to about 30 mph on electricity alone, which is a major factor in the Tahoe’s increased fuel economy. Many families are taking more frequently and shorter vacations nearer to home these days.

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Toyota FCV Mirai launches in LA; initial TFCS specs; $57,500 or $499 lease; leaning on Prius analogy

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seconds and delivers a passing time of 3 seconds from 25–40 mph. Our dealers were apprehensive but trusted our vision and instincts. Mirai. Click to enlarge. In addition to the vehicle’s introduction in Japan, Toyota launched the Mirai—a four-door, mid-size fuel cell sedan with performance that fully competes with traditional internal combustion engines—in Los Angeles on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Reviewed: 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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The MyChevrolet App for iPhone helps a driver locate the nearest dealer, schedule routine maintenance, and contact roadside assistance quickly and easily. To that point, the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid can accelerate from a standstill to about 30 mph on electricity alone, which is a major factor in the Tahoe’s increased fuel economy. Many families are taking more frequently and shorter vacations nearer to home these days.

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2011 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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The SUV can run on electricity alone, getting up to speeds of about 27 mph. The new MyChevrolet App for iPhone helps a driver locate the nearest dealer, schedule routine maintenance, and contact roadside assistance quickly and easily. The 2011 Chevy Tahoe is still one of the largest hybrid SUVs on the market today.

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BMW MINI E Powered by AC Propulsion?

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Per BMW’s press release the MINI E will be motivated by a 150kW electric drive system with a range of 150 miles per charge and a top speed of 95 mph. The MINI E’s electric drive train produces a peak torque of 220 Newton meters, delivering seamless acceleration to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.5 Top speed is electronically limited to 152 km/h (95 mph). Maintenance by qualified specialists.

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2011 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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The SUV can run on electricity alone, getting up to speeds of about 27 mph. The new MyChevrolet App for iPhone helps a driver locate the nearest dealer, schedule routine maintenance, and contact roadside assistance quickly and easily. The 2011 Chevy Tahoe is still one of the largest hybrid SUVs on the market today.

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Honda launches 2017 Accord Hybrid; 2nd generation two-motor hybrid powertrain

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Honda has launched the 2017 Accord Hybrid ( earlier post ) at its dealers in the US. The cam drive is maintenance free throughout the life of the engine. In addition, the Accord Hybrid has Electric Power Steering (EPS), which eliminates the traditional hydraulic power steering pump and its associated maintenance and energy costs. In many cases, friction braking is not needed until the vehicle speed drops below 5 mph, as the vehicle slows to a final stop.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Also maintenance on these (no oil changes to speak of) etc will cost much less than an internal combution propelled car. Shouldn’t the article above have been placed in the muscle car section, not the weenie tree hugger section?: “The Chevy Volt feels “particularly muscular&# up to about 30 mph, CNN reports, though its actual zero-to-sixty time is “about average for a modern car.&# [link] “ — Electric drive performance.

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