Toyota unveils production version of purpose-designed battery-electric bZ4X

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Faithful in its design and technology to its concept predecessor, revealed earlier this year ( earlier post ), the production-ready bZ4X is the first model to be developed by Toyota entirely as a BEV. seconds and a top speed of 160 km/h (99 mph).

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Tesla Model 3 Averages 255 Wh/Mile Towing Camper At 55 MPH

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The test was performed by Polydrops using its P17A1 camper designed for electric vehicles

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

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For 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai, originally offered in 2016, as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

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Tesla launches “Cyberquad for Kids” with 36V battery, 15-mile range, and 10 mph max speed

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As noted by Radio Flyer, the Cyberquad for Kids was developed in partnership with the Tesla Design Studio , and it is designed as a high-performance ATV that offers quick speeds, long run times, and faster charge times. .

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX covers more than 621 miles on single charge

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Traveling from Sindelfingen across the Swiss Alps and Northern Italy, to its destination of Cassis on the Côte d’Azur, the VISION EQXX electric concept ( earlier post ) from Mercedes-Benz covered more than 1,000 km (621 miles) in everyday traffic on a single battery charge. kWh per 62 miles).

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Tesla Chief Designer takes Arcimoto’s FUV for a spin

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Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen test drove an Arcimoto, a pure electric “fun utility vehicle” or FUV. The designer of the iconic S3XY line could be heard comparing some aspects of the Arcimoto to a Tesla vehicle in a video shared via Twitter.

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Vehicle Sets CNG Speed Record: 323 mph

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Fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG), the Lucas Oil/Lessman Streamliner hisett an official speed record for a CNG vehicle of 323 mph through the measured mile at the Bonneville Salt Flats in early October. With an official timed speed by the Southern California Timing Association at the 2009 World Finals of 323 mph and an actual peak speed of 332 mph, owner-driver Roger Lessman is excited about the demonstrated performance aspects of a more environmentally friendly fuel.

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

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General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop , which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

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Startup SF Motors announces two EVs; up to 1000 hp, 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds

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SF Motors has created a proprietary powertrain that includes custom motors, gearboxes, battery cells and packs, as well as electronic controllers—giving the company control and flexibility in the design of their vehicles. SF Motors has developed a flexible motor system allowing vehicle design using one-, two-, three-, or four-motor configurations. SF Motors has also developed a patented battery pack system, enabling range of more than 300 miles (EPA) or 500 km (NEDC).

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Elon Musk unveils Hyperloop preliminary design study

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Linear accelerator concept for capsule acceleration and deceleration between 300 and 760 mph (480 and 1,220 km/h). Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk released the preliminary design study for what he call “The Hyperloop”—a new high-speed electric transportation system targeted for the the specific case of high-traffic city pairs (e.g., San Francisco and Los Angeles) that are less than about 1500 km or 900 miles apart. miles (4.0

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EU-Live project unveils electrified 3-wheeler; designed by Groupe PSA

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The hybrid vehicle is permitted to all roads, with a maximum speed of 130 km/h (81 mph). mph), after which it switches to its gasoline motor. Groupe PSA was involved as the only automaker in the project, and as a result has expanded its design expertise beyond the automotive industry. The light vehicle has a total range of 300 kilometers (186 miles) and a top speed of 130 kilometers per hour (81 mph).

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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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In the Edition 1 HUMMER EV, two layers of vertical cell modules will be used to produce a combined 24-module pack offering a GM-estimated range of 350+ miles. This is the first truck that we have ever designed around an EV propulsion system.

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Toyota’s new RAV4 plug-in hybrid SUV offers 39 miles AER, 90 MPGe

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota introduced its new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) RAV4 performance model with an estimated 302-horsepower, advanced all-wheel drive, sport-tuned suspension and exclusive design features. In addition to an ability to do 0-60 mph in a projected 5.8 seconds—the second quickest acceleration time in the Toyota lineup—the 2021 RAV4 Prime has an estimated 39 miles of all-electric range—the highest AER of any PHEV SUV on the market.

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New BMW 330e PHEV features 50% boost in all-electric range to 41 miles; XtraBoost debuts

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The all-electric range is more than 50% greater than that of its predecessor—66 kilometers (41 miles) (WLTP) is possible with zero tailpipe emissions. For example, if the driver suddenly puts his or her foot down hard from 20 km/h (12 mph), in as little as a second the new BMW 330e Sedan accelerates with around twice the vigor of a car powered solely by a combustion engine. The new BMW 330e Sedan sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.9

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New Indian firm Ola launch stunning and beautiful 70 mph electric scooter

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kW electric motor mounted within the scooter’s frame provides the S1 with a top speed of 90 km/h (56 mph) and an even faster top speed in the S1 Pro of 115 km/h (71 mph). In the high spec S1 Pro, those figures increase to 4 kWh and 181 km (112 miles) of range.

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Rimac Nevera quarter-mile record proves that the age of ICE hypercars is over

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With four electric motors and a 120 kWh battery pack, the Nevera is capable of sprinting from 0-60 mph in 1.85 It’s designed to look like a hypercar, with sleek lines and a low profile that would give any flagship Ferrari or Bugatti a run for its money.

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BMW introduces iPerformance designation, starting with three 7-Series plug-ins

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At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, BMW will officially introduce the new iPerformance model designation, which will be given to all BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles starting in July 2016, as a visible indicator of the transfer of technology from BMW i to the BMW core brand. The BMW 740e iPerformance accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.6 The power distribution gives the BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance extremely dynamic accelerative ability, with a 0-to-100 km/h (62 mph) time of 5.5

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GEN3’s Stride e-bike with step-thru design and 40-mile range now $1,100, more in New Green Deals

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It can travel as far as 40 miles on a single charge and ride at up to 20 MPH, making it a great way traverse the city this spring or summer. The post GEN3’s Stride e-bike with step-thru design and 40-mile range now $1,100, more in New Green Deals appeared first on Electrek.

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PEUGEOT MICRO e-Kick receives Red Dot Product Design 2017 award

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The PEUGEOT MICRO e-Kick electrically assisted scooter has been awarded a Red Dot Product Design 2017 award for its high-end design and the solution that it provides in meeting sustainable urban mobility challenges. mph) and has a range of 12 kilometers (7.5 miles). The “arm-handlebar” designed by Peugeot Design Lab enables multimodal travel, folding in a matter of seconds.

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Techrules unveils production design of series-hybrid Ren RS with micro-turbine range extender; 330 km/h

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Techrules, a China-based automotive R&D company ( earlier post ) is unveiling the final production design of its Ren RS series-hybrid supercar at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The modular chassis design permits a variety of powertrain configurations to provide the range and performance capabilities required by the customer. The most powerful Ren RS will accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3 seconds, onto a top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph). Design and aerodynamics.

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Honda unveils micro-sized EV “Micro Commuter Prototype”; variable design platform

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Equipped with a Li-ion battery, the Micro Commuter Prototype Vehicle has a maximum speed of 80 km/h (50 mph), a maximum range of approximately 60 km (37 miles), and output of 15 kW. Variable Design Platform. The adoption of the Variable Design Platform positions components such as the battery, motor and control unit under the floor and in the rear space to concentrate the vehicle driving functions into a compact space. Micro Commuter Prototype Click to enlarge.

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Audi’s new design prologue show car includes 48V subsystem; mild hybrid capabilities; soon to be in production cars

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Marc Lichte, Head of Design, is presenting the Audi prologue concept car. mph) in 3.7 g/mile). Lichte is giving the Audi brand a new styling direction in the large coupe. Among the many advanced technology features of this “foretaste of the future of Audi” is a new 48?volt volt subsystem of the vehicle electrical system—this is a technology that will soon be introduced to production cars at Audi. Earlier post.). The 48?volt

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Xtrac designs new low-cost single-speed gearbox and differential for electric van

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UK driveline technology specialist Xtrac has designed a new, low-cost and efficient transmission for the StreetScooter GmbH electric vehicle business based in Aachen. Xtrac has built three of the transmissions for test and development, and is closing in on final validation of the design, said Clive Woolmer, general manager of Xtrac’s automotive and engineering business. Maximum range is 120km (75 miles) and the maximum speed is 85 km/h (53 mph).

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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is driven by a 125 kW electric motor powered by a battery pack, and has a range of 400 - 600 km (249 - 373 miles) under European test conditions. is being designed with the intention of it being a high-volume model, and is expected to make a decisive contribution towards this ramp-up of e-mobility. zero to 62 mph acceleration in less than 8 seconds and a top speed of 99mph. The design, with its organically shaped surfaces and gentle radii, emphasizes the impression of space.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5

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Exterior Statement: Parametric Design. Those features are non-existent on the Ioniq 5, making for a sleek and contemporary design that respects the tastes of owners looking to break away from the herd. 220 miles driving range. Electronically controlled top speed: 115 mph.

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Visio.M partners present new lightweight EV; 13.5 kWh pack delivers ~100 mile range

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has a range of around 160 kilometers (99 miles) and can accommodate two people with luggage. With only a 15 kW motor, the vehicle reaches a maximum speed of 120 km/h (75 mph). miles) for a single battery charge. miles) in extended range. A low vehicle weight allows for smaller and lighter battery designs, in addition to lighter designs of the electric motor, the chassis and other components. also to the design of air and heating. Visio.M

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Riversimple introduces Rasa prototype two-seater fuel cell vehicle; 300 miles on 1.5kg H2; production version in 2018

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Supported by a £2-million (US$2.9-million) grant from the Welsh government in 2015, the Rasa was designed for lightness, strength, affordability and safety. Its lines were styled by Chris Reitz, one of Europe’s leading car designers. The result is a range of up to 300 miles (483 kg) on 1.5kg of hydrogen and a top speed of 60 mph. Riversimple Movement Ltd.

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Audi showcases A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid at Geneva; 157 mpg US, 50 miles electric range

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The A3 Sportback e-tron, with 50 kW (204 hp) of system power and 350 N·m (258 lb-ft) of system torque, accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 222 km/h (138 mph). In electric mode, the A3 Sportback e-tron has a range of about 50 km (31 miles). liters of fuel per 100 km (157 mpg US), which corresponds to CO 2 emissions of 35 grams per km (56 g/mile). The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron uses a parallel hybrid design.

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First drive: US spec Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid; 83-86 MPGe with 16-17 mile EV range

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Although the EPA has not as of this writing released the final fuel economy numbers for the US A3 e-tron, Filip Brabec, Director, Product Management, Audi of America, said that the figures will be around 83 to 86 MPGe combined (depending on the equipment level), with 35 to 39 mpg gasoline only and 16-17 miles of EV range. Top speed for the A3 Sportback e-tron is 130 mph. Audi engineers achieved this through the design of the drive unit itself, and through the control software.

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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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seconds; delivers an all-electric range of more than 60 km (37 miles) and an all-electric top speed of 125 km/h (78 mph); and features combined fuel consumption of less than 2.0 GM designed the new powersplit transmission specifically to be able to use an induction machine for Motor A without a reduction in overall efficiency. Compactness, efficiency and excellent NVH were design objectives from the outset. GM designed and manufactures the two motors in the EVT.

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BMW launching longer range i3 at Paris Show; 94 Ah cells for up to 124 miles real-world range; retrofit program

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With higher-energy-density 94 Ah lithium-ion cells, the battery pack of the new BMW i3 (94 Ah) is 33 kWh, increasing the car’s range on a single charge from 190 to 300 kilometers / 118 - 186 miles (NEDC cycle), with a real-world range of up to 200 kilometers (124 miles)—even in adverse weather conditions requiring use of the heater or air-conditioning. The 125 kW/170 hp hybrid synchronous electric motor accelerates the BMW i3 (94 Ah) from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.3

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Hyperion XP-1 hydrogen fuel-cell supercar touts 1,000-mile range, 221-mph top speed

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What has a claimed top speed of 221 mph, 0-60 mph acceleration faster than 2.2 seconds, a range of up to 1,016 miles, no tailpipe emissions, and could only be practically run in one state at present?

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LAND begins production of E Moto; user-selectable e-bicycle, e-moped, e-motorcycle modes

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The District is a two-wheeled E Moto, a transitional vehicle that performs as an e-bicycle, e-moped, and e-motorcycle through a ride mode selection interface, with a top speed of 65 mph. The District offers four modes: E Bike - Class 2 - 27 MPH Limit. Motorcycle 65 MPH (Power).

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BMW boosts battery capacity of MY2017 i3 to 33 kWh with higher energy density Li-ion cells; up to 114 miles combined cycle range

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The new BMW i3, in varying weather conditions and with the air conditioning or heating turned on, has a range of up to 114 miles (183 km) combined (hwy/city) cycle, as shown by independent BMW testing; EPA figures are still pending. The EPA range rating for the MY 2016 i3 is 81 miles (130 km). The motor propels the BMW i3 from 0 to 60 mph in just over 7 seconds. Customers receive an 8-year/100,000-mile High-voltage Battery Warranty.

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Launching in early 2021, the $50K – $60K Audi Q4 e-tron EV will offer 280 e-miles

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By John Coulter, CURRENT EV CMO Providing 300 horsepower, the Q4 e-tron accelerates from zero to 62 mph in 6.3 The vehicle’s 82.0kWh Lithium-ion battery has produced 280 miles of range in European test trials, and weighs just 1124 pounds – less than the batteries of other EVs in its class.

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NASA awards Green Flight Challenge Prizes; electric-powered winners fly 200 miles on.5 gallon fuel equivalent per passenger

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The winning aircraft had to fly 200 miles (322 km) in less than two hours and use less than one gallon of fuel per occupant, or the equivalent in electricity. The first and second place teams, which were both electric-powered, achieved twice the fuel efficiency requirement of the competition, meaning they flew 200 miles using just over a half-gallon of fuel equivalent per passenger. . the Pipistrel Taurus G4 in flight. Click to enlarge.

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Infiniti EMERGE-E extended range electric sports car concept designed as part of UK TSB low-carbon vehicle initiative; REEVolution consortium

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The Infiniti EMERG-E being unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show is a mid-ship, electric-motor-powered sports car concept featuring a range-extender powertrain—equipped with axial flux motors from EVO Electric and a range extending engine from Lotus Engineering—that delivers high-performance as well as the ability to drive for up to 30 urban miles under battery power alone. EMERG-E was designed under the direction of Shiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer.

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Renault Unveils Finalized Designs of Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Express Z.E.; Opens Pre-Reservations

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Renault has unveiled the finalized designs of Fluence Z.E. Range is 160 km (99 miles) NEDC combined cycle. Top speed is 135 km/h (84 mph). This light commercial vehicle aimed at business users will be released in the first half of 2011 and with an operational range of 160 km (99 miles). The Fluence Z.E. Click to enlarge. and Kangoo Express Z.E., and has opened pre-reservations on the website www.renault-ze.com.

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BMW adding two plug-in hybrid variants to 7 Series range; first use of pre-gearing stage

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The new BMW M760e xDrive accelerates from rest to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.3 seconds and completes the mid-range sprint from 80 – 120 km/h (50 – 75 mph) in 2.7 This allows the new BMW 750e xDrive to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.8

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Orange EV unveils 3rd generation electric yard truck: e-TRIEVER

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Orange EV commercially deployed its first all-electric yard truck in 2015.Since then, it has sold 400 trucks to more than 130 fleets, and accumulated 5 million miles and 1.5 Speed: Up to 25 mph.

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Honda opens new $124M wind tunnel in Ohio

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With a five-belt rolling road system designed for production vehicle development and a second single wide-belt system for testing both high-performance sports cars and purpose-built race vehicles, the tunnel can generate wind speeds of more than 190 miles per hour. mph (310 km/h).

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REE Automotive debuts P7-B electric Class 3 box truck

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The new P7-B is part of a fleet of vehicles available to prospective customers to evaluate, test, and experience the agility, performance, and design enabled by REE’s novel REEcorner x-by-wire technology ( earlier post ). Driving Range: 150 miles / 241 km. Max Speed: 75 mph / 120 kph.

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BMW launches i4 EV

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The first is the BMW i4 M50 (electric power consumption combined: 24 – 19 kWh/100 km WLTP)—the first purely electric performance car from BMW M GmbH, with 400 kW/544 hp, all-wheel drive and a range of up to 510 kilometers (317 miles) in the WLTP cycle.

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