US plug-in electric vehicle sales decline in 2019 due to softer PHEV sales; ~2% of market

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Following a year of rapid growth in 2018, in which sales nearly doubled from the previous year, sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the US declined in 2019, due to lower sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

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Toyota launches new RAV4 PHEV in Japan

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Toyota has launched the new model RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) through dealerships in Japan. The new RAV4 PHEV aims to boost the fun-to-drive appeal of RAV4, adopting the newly developed Toyota Hybrid System (THS II).

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013. It has become the world best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle as at the end of December 2018.

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Rheinmetall logs €250M order for electric vacuum pumps for PHEVs

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Rheinmetall Automotive AG, part of technology group Rheinmetall AG, has received a major order from an international OEM for electrical vacuum pumps. The pumps will be installed in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) in the Chinese plants of the customer.

2020 88

Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In Engineering Advantages of PHEV. Distributed Solar and Wind with the PHEV.

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Vitesco Technologies presents cost-effective dedicated hybrid transmission for PHEVs

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At the heart of Vitesco Technologies’ solution is an expanded role for the electric motor, which no longer simply acts as a means of propulsion and energy recuperation. DHT technology for low-cost PHEVs marks a further step in Vitesco Technologies’ systematic electrification strategy.

2019 95

DOE: MY2016 PHEV median full range longer than gasoline vehicle median range

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has compiled figures showing that although most electric vehicles (EV) have shorter ranges than gasoline vehicles, there are EVs with ranges equal to or greater than some gasoline-powered models.

2016 78

CMU study finds small battery PHEVs and gasoline hybrids the least-cost policy solution to reducing gasoline consumption

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The federal subsidy significantly favors larger battery packs to a stronger degree than their potential for additional gasoline savings. A 2011 paper by Michalek and colleagues found that strategies to promote adoption of HEVs and PHEVs with small battery packs offer more social benefits (i.e.,

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PHEV Blowback

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Healey , USA TODAY The expected introduction of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles could cut U.S. gasoline use but could increase deadly air pollution in some areas, two reports say. 26) could lead to misperceptions about the environmental benefits of plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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JRC report finds electric vehicles in Europe on the way to full-scale commercialization

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The European Union appears to be undergoing a transition from the testing of and experimentation with electric vehicles to full-scale EV commercialization, according to a new report from the EU’s Joint Research Center (JRC). Registrations of BEV and PHEV in the EU from 2010 to 2014.

2015 162

PSA Group outlines electrification solutions for future hybrid and electric vehicles; 4 EVs, 7 PHEVs by 2021

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PSA Group is consolidating the development of its models on two global modular platforms—CMP and EMP2—allowing it to offer a wide range of internal combustion, electric and plug-in hybrid gasoline models from 2019. a 60 km (37-mile) driving range in all-electric mode.

2016 85

Mitsubishi unveils twin-motor 4WD PHEV Engelberg Tourer crossover concept in Geneva

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled a twin-motor, four-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid (PHEV) crossover concept—the Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer—at the Geneva International Motor Show. Global sales of the Outlander PHEV increased 64.3% Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-in

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2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

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Escape, which debuted the world’s first hybrid SUV in 2005, brings back two hybrid choices for 2020—a standard hybrid and a plug-in variant—and introduces technologies ranging from drive modes and driver-assist features to electric vehicle ingenuity and on-board connectivity.

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Waterloo power management strategy greatly enhances durability of on-board fuel cells in FC-PHEV

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo (Canada), with a colleague in Sweden, have used a power management strategy greatly to extend the durability of onboard fuel cells in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle: an increase of 1.8,

2019 112

PSA Group outlines powertrain production strategy: gasoline PHEVs, EVs and next-gen diesel and gasoline engines

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As part of the energy transition process and in line with the technological offensive spelled out in its Push to Pass strategic plan ( earlier post ), PSA Group will focus on diversifying its offerings with plug-in hybrid gasoline systems and next-generation electric powertrains. The latter will be used in particular to equip e-CMP, its future electric platform developed in partnership with Dongfeng Motors. Electric (Battery) Engines Europe Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins

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Opel presents PHEV version of Grandland X SUV

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Opel presented the new all-wheel drive PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) version of the Grandland X. turbocharged gasoline engine and two electric motors for a system output of up to 300hp. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 96

Mitsubishi to introduce 2019 Outlander PHEV at Geneva; redesigned powertrain

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global premiere of the new 2019 model year Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV at the upcoming Geneva show. The new PHEV will be introduced to the European market towards the end of the year.

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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.

2007 130

PHEV's and Water Consumption

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Water Supply, Researcher Says By Jennifer Bogo Popular Mechanics March 7, 2008 "A 30-mile commute in a gasoline-powered car would require the withdrawal of 18.9 The same commute in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), meanwhile, would take a whopping 318 gallons.

2008 130

ŠKODA introduces PHEV version of flagship along with first battery-electric production model

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has introduced the SUPERB iV—a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship SUPERB— and the CITIGOe iV, the company’s first production battery-electric vehicle. ŠKODA SUPERB iV PHEV. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins

2019 96

Efficient Drivetrains develops PHEV SUV for Asian market

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EDI), a developer of plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) and continuously variable transmission (CVT) technologies spanning light- to heavy-duty classes ( earlier post ), has developed a new energy plug-in hybrid electric SUV for the Asian marketplace. EDI’s New Energy PHEV SUV.

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Ford reveals production version of Transit Custom PHEV at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Ford revealed the production version of the new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany. Ford is the first volume manufacturer to offer PHEV technology in this segment of the van market.

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London study suggests PHEV vans a practical, accessible solution for cleaner air in European cities

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The vans are driven exclusively by the electric traction motor; a combustion engine serves as a range extender. The trial sought to test whether businesses could carry out the typical daily duties of their diesel-powered vehicles, while maximizing the use of zero-emissions electric-only mode.

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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.

2017 85

4Q 2019: EU diesel demand continues to drop while gasoline gains; plug-ins up 80.5% y-o-y

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Gasoline cars accounted for 57.3% of the EU market, while electrically?chargeable chargeable vehicles (ECV) made up 4.4% powered vehicles (APV) combined held a market share of 13.2%. of new passenger cars in the EU were electrically?chargeable Electrically?chargeable

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Chrysler to introduce PHEV models in 2016 and 2017 to meet ZEV requirements; new FCA gasoline engine family coming in 2015

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) Chrysler Brand will launch two plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) over the next several years, said Al Gardner, President and CEO of the Chrysler Brand, during the FCA Investor Day presentations at Auburn Hills, Mi.

2014 126

Here Come the PHEVs

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With a range of hundreds of miles, the car will go farther than other electric cars coming to market. The new electric cars go only about 225 miles on a single charge at best. Granted, Fisker's car uses a little gas--something electric cars don't--but it won't burn much.

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Ford of Europe piloting geofencing and blockchain technology to ensure PHEVs operate efficiently in city center low-emission zones

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Ford is extending its European plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) trial to Cologne. Ford will also investigate how innovative geofencing and blockchain technology could help to accurately track and increase the number of “green miles” driven by vehicles.

2019 85

Study finds energy savings of PHEVs relative to HEVs dependent on charging coverage and daily VMT

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A study based on a spatial and longitudinal travel dataset by a team from Lamar University, Iowa State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that whether plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) have lower energy costs that conventional gasoline vehicles (CGVs) or hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) depends on charger coverage. Although quick chargers can reduce charging time, they contribute little to energy cost savings for PHEVs, as opposed to Level-II chargers.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now able to supply vehicle-to-home (V2H) power

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Mitsubishi Motors’ Outlander PHEV is now also able to supply electrical power to the home in Japan using the SMART V2H (vehicle-to-home) system made by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, the EVPower Station made by Nichicon Corporation and the Tsubaki eLINK made by Tsubakimoto Chain Co. Connecting to the V2H system is available only with vehicles with a CHAdeMO quick charging socket installed.

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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 new BMW 330e plug-in hybrid features the latest generation of BMW eDrive technology paired with a four-cylinder gasoline engine. 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.

2019 101

JATO: Tesla most popular global electric vehicle brand between January and September 2017; EV sales accelerating

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The adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) has accelerated as policymakers across the globe pass regulations to reduce emissions of air pollutants, according to the latest analysis by JATO Dynamics. China’s ever-expanding car market is crucial to the future of the electric vehicle.

2017 78

Flawed PHEV report has legs

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There has never been a shortage of stories in the press denigrating plug-in electric cars. Because people naturally, logically believe electric cars are a good idea. We've seen it all in the press: electric cars are more polluting , less safe, require too much water , will electrocute rescuers after a crash, will spontaneously explode , and will kill the blind. It takes a sustained effort to sow confusion about the obvious benefits of electric cars.

2009 100

Third Phase of SDGE In-Use Study Shows PHEVs Excel on Fuel Economy and GHG Emissions Reductions Compared to Gasoline ICE and Hybrid-Electric Vehicles

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One of SDG&E’s converted PHEVs. The third phase of a SDG&E multi-year in-use study on plug-in hybrid electric vehicles showed that plug-in hybrids offer significant improvements in gas mileage and reductions in emissions when compared with standard hybrid-electric and gasoline internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. The same pool of drivers was used during vehicle evaluation. Click to enlarge.

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Mitsubishi Motors to supply 635 Outlander PHEVs to National Police of Ukraine

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that through its local importer and distributor MMC Ukraine, MMC will supply the National Police of Ukraine with 635 units of the Outlander PHEV. These vehicles are to be delivered around July 2017.

EDI partners with Greenkraft for parallel-series multi-mode Class-4 CNG-PHEV truck; CEC funding

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EDI was co-founded by Professor Andy Frank from UC Davis—a key figure in the development of the PHEV concept and technology—in 2006. The inline form factor allows the drivetrain to integrate into any light-, medium- or heavy-duty vehicle design. Greenkraft truck.

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MINI Cooper SE EV making show debut at IAA; MINI boosts electric range of Countryman PHEV up to 35 miles

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The new MINI Cooper SE electric vehicle (fuel consumption combined: 0.0 l/100 km; electric power consumption combined: 16.8 – 14.8 l/100 km; electric power consumption combined: 13.9 – 13.5 Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 96

Survey: Norwegian PHEVs drive electrically 55% of time, BEVs driven more in total and in everyday traffic

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Norway leads the European market for plug-in vehicles, with more than 105,000 units registered through May 2016. A recent survey of 8,000 vehicle owners in Norway by Norway’s Institute of Transport Economics found that plug-in hybrids there drive electrically with power from the grid 55% of the time (and 63% on work trips), while battery electric vehicles are driven more in total and in everyday traffic. Only 2% will not buy a PHEV again.

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utilizing these ideas and instructions in an attempting to enhance national security, reduce gas consumption, vehicle "emissions", your carbon footprint, or smog, you do so at your own risk & peril. Vehicle-to-grid interface technology is also particularly well suited to Plug-in vehicles.

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Report: Hyundai launching new brand of electrified vehicles in January: hybrid first, then PHEV and EV

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The Korea Times reports that Korea-based Hyundai Motor will launch its new brand of electric vehicles scheduled for January. The first model of Hyundai’s new car brand—tentatively named “AE”—will be first introduced as a hybrid electric vehicle, followed by PHEV and full-EV editions, according to the report.

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Mitsubishi to unveil Outlander PHEV at 2012 Paris Motor Show

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Powertrain elements in the Outlander PHEV. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will present the global debut of the new Outlander SUV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at the 2012 Paris Motor Show later this month. Fuel economy figure is based on a combination of fuel consumption when driven in all-electric mode, called the plug-in fuel efficiency, and when driven in hybrid mode, called the hybrid fuel efficiency, measured via Japan’s JC08 mode.).

2012 94

Jaguar to display XJ_e PHEV at Goodwood

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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will display the XJ_e plug-in hybrid engineering research vehicle at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The XJ_e demonstrates how an advanced parallel plug-in hybrid design can deliver reductions in CO 2 emissions of more than 70%, without compromising vehicle performance.

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Mitsubishi introduces Concept GC-PHEV SUV to North America

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Concept GC-PHEV. Mitsubishi staged the North American debut of its Concept GC-PHEV (“Grand Cruiser”)—a next-generation full-size crossover plug-in hybrid. The Concept GC-PHEV features a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 gasoline engine paired with a high-output electric motor; 12 kWh lithium-ion battery; 8-speed automatic transmission; and Mitsubishi Motors’ advanced full-time Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins