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Bob Lutz to introduce VIA Motors eREV Pickup Truck, SUV and Van at Detroit Auto Show

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Bob Lutz, former Vice Chairman of General Motors, will introduce an extended range electric (eREV) Pickup Truck, SUV and Van from VIA Motors, in a press conference at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit on 10 January.

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Raser Technologies and Hyundai Heavy Industries To Collaborate on Development of Renewable Energy and Extended Range Electric Vehicles

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The extended range electric vehicle drive system by Raser Technologies and its development partner FEV is targeted at providing up to 40 miles all-electric range for SUVs and light trucks. Preliminary road testing of the HUMMER EREV showed 50 miles all-electric range. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.).

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Ford stops 2024 F-150 Lightning shipments as hundreds of pickups pile up

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Ford halted shipments of the 2024 F-150 Lightning electric pickup earlier this month, as reports say hundreds, if not thousands, of Ford trucks have piled up in holding lots around Detroit. Meanwhile, shipments of the gas-powered 2024 F-150 began again last week after hundreds (or even thousands) of trucks piled up in Detroit lots.

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5 Top Destinations for a Spring Break EV Road Trip

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If you have an electric vehicle, vacations may include more planning, but the extended ranges available from many new EVs and an expanding charging infrastructure are making trips like these easier to take. The Overseas Highway offers a 113-mile route from the southern tip of Florida through the Florida Keys to Key West.

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Raser to Unveil Plug-in SUV at SAE World Congress in Detroit

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will unveil at the upcoming SAE World Congress in Detroit a full-size SUV Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) designed to achieve more than 100 mpg US in typical local daily driving with near zero emissions by driving up to 40 miles per day in all-electric mode. Raser Technologies, Inc. Earlier post.).

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First Pre-Production Chevy Volt Rolls Off Line

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The first pre-production Volt rolled off the line at the Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant on 31 March. Detroit-Hamtramck plant manager Teri Quigley. Assembly workers will build more pre-production Volts in the coming months.

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GM’s Brownstown Battery Assembly expands; building new battery system for 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV

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Range will remain at an EPA-rated 82 miles (132 km) and MPGe will remain at 119 (equivalent to 2.0 Brownstown Battery Assembly’s 479,000-square-foot, landfill-free facility south of Detroit also produces the lithium-ion battery packs for GM’s extended-range electric vehicles. Click to enlarge.

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