Audi introduces Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV SUV at Geneva; 138 mpg US

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In the event of moderate or sharper deceleration, the hydraulic brakes come into play. Audi introduced the Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) at the Geneva show. The Q7 e?tron tron quattro is Audi’s second vehicle featuring a plug?in

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Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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At a press event in Tokyo to lay out his future vision and direction for the company, Honda Motor President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to make two-thirds of its overall unit sales from plug-in hybrid/hybrid vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles such as fuel cell vehicles and battery EVs by around 2030.

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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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During his concluding remarks at the Group Night event, Volkswagen Group Chairman Prof. 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). As an example, it rpm overshoot is detected, the software notes this and adapts for the next event. Hyundai will later (Q4 2017) introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq (and Kia a PHEV version of Niro).

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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). As an example, it rpm overshoot is detected, the software notes this and adapts for the next event. Hyundai will later (Q4 2017) introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq (and Kia a PHEV version of Niro).

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See also our EAA-PHEV:General disclaimer talk : Disclaimer edit Please visit the Conversion Interest page to help us gauge DIYers interest! Recharge a Car, Recharge the Grid, Recharge the Planet Google.org supports PHEV & V2G with [link] project.

Audi highlights its range of electrification efforts; Q7 diesel PHEV, A7 fuel cell PHEV, BEV, 48V and more; 750 Wh/l by 2025

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The Q7 PHEV will arrive in dealerships in Germany in 2016, and will likely come to the US, although perhaps with a gasoline-engine variant. Whether for a plug-in hybrid car (PHEV, plug-in-electric vehicle) or a purely electric car, the battery structure follows a uniform modular concept.

Ford announces China electrification push with new Mondeo PHEV and long-range electric SUV; 70% electrified line-up by 2025

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Fields will further detail Ford’s electrification strategy at a special event in Shanghai on 8 April. In Shanghai, Ford Motor Company outlined an ambitious vehicle electrification strategy for the China market, confirming two new electrified vehicles for China and a broad range of electrified vehicles by 2025. The Mondeo Energi, to be launched in early 2018, will be the first plug-in hybrid to be manufactured by the Changan Ford JV.

BMW shows future drive technoliges; 2 Series PHEV prototype, direct water injection in 3-cyl. engine, and fuel cell eDrive

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During a driving event at the Miramas proving grounds in southern France, BMW presented future drive technologies, including the prototype of a BMW 2 Series Active Tourer with plug-in hybrid drive. prototype at last year’s Innovation Days event.

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

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At its Innovation Day event, PSA Group presented its new electrification strategy. There will be a simultaneous launch in Europe and China of the first PHEV by the DS brand in 2019.

Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. The UW engineers developed a parallel through-the-road (PTTR) plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle (PHEV) architecture. Conferences and other events Conversions Fuel Efficiency High Octane Fuels Hybrids Plug-ins Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals.

Jaguar Land Rover demonstrating XJ_e PHEV at Low Carbon Vehicle Event

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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is demonstrating the ultra-low carbon XJ_e plug-in hybrid engineering research vehicle ( earlier post ) at the 2012 CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle Event in the UK.

EDI completes integration of plug-in hybrid electric drivetrain into Freightliner platform

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By harnessing the power of the on-board batteries, the vehicle can power a neighborhood, eliminate planned and unplanned outages, and provide emergency backup power in the event of a natural disaster. >Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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Honda signs E-KIZUNA project agreement with City of Saitama for EV, PHEV and electric scooter testing; new household gas cogen unit with more efficient EXlink engine

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Honda will also be exploring the system’s potential to independently produce electricity for the household in the event of a disaster. Artist’s conception of Honda Smart Home System. Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co.,

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Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Goes Rallying In Asia

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Mitsubishi has chosen to enter its Outlander Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) in this year''s Asia Cross Country Rally--a grueling event that runs from Thailand to Cambodia over mountains, through forests, across rivers and through swamps.

First Drive: 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV and HEV

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Hyundai began the US rollout of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) and its conventional hybrid sibling (HEV) with a series of media drives in California—one of the main markets for the PHEV, which offers some 24 miles (38.6 Sonata PHEV.

Mitsubishi shows XR-PHEV concept at LA Show

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Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV on stage in LA. MMNA) gave the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV ( earlier post ) plug-in hybrid its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. In the event of an emergency, the system will then activate an engine speed limiter.

Lux suggests how LG Chem might overtake EV battery leader Panasonic

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In the event of a surge in sales of plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) by the German manufacturers, LG Chem would only need to win over Japan’s Nissan to topple Panasonic.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces new E-Class with PHEV version coming

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This means that the driver receives an earlier warning than previously in the event of imminent danger, such as a broken down vehicle at the edge of the road or also in the event of heavy rain or black ice on the road ahead.

Jaguar Land Rover showcases MHEV, PHEV and BEV Concept_e demonstrators; electric Drive Module

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These are capable of producing twice the power and torque of any electric motor-generator currently in production, JLR said, and can be inserted between any engine and transmission to create MHEV or PHEV, or used alone for a BEV. Concept_e PHEV.

Mercedes-Benz launches new E-Class; new engines, PHEV, driver assistance systems; DRIVE PILOT

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E 350 e PHEV. activate protective measures such as the PRE-SAFE components as a precaution in the event of danger and thus provide on-demand protection.

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

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Featuring 53% Advanced High Strength Steel, the chassis benefits from superior rigidity for responsive handling and safety, with high impact-energy absorption and minimized cabin distortion to protect passengers in the event of a collision.

2011 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas Adds PHEVs

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The 2011 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas—a challenge for high school, university, and college students from across North and South America to design vehicles to go the farthest distance using the least amount of energy—has expanded its categories to include plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs). The “Urban Concept” category, introduced at the 2009 event, focuses on more “roadworthy” fuel-efficient vehicles.

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This allows a PHEV to be driven at highway speeds for 10-30 miles, using just electricity. For customers that commute within the PHEV’s electric range, buying gasoline will become a rare event.

Audi introducing 2nd-gen Q7 SUV at NAIAS; e-tron quattro diesel PHEV model; 2nd gen MLB

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The Q7 PHEV is also the world’s first PHEV with a heat pump, which minimizes the energy requirement for heating and air conditioning without compromising customer comfort. The new Q7. Click to enlarge.

Space Reserved for Tallahassee Area EVA Coordinated EVent on Tuesday, 7 April - Andre Smith, Family Associates & Others

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PHEV Day Day 174, 7 April 2009. Sail High School Tallahassee Area EVA EVent at Fleet Management Bldg. with Spirit, HopEVcar, EVs -- Andre's e-Van and Ryan's Tesla. with pixs and TV coverage

Fisker Karma PHEV to Make Driving Debut at Monterey Races

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The Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) will make its public driving debut during the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races on 15 August, 19 months after being unveiled as a concept car. It will be the first time a PHEV has appeared on track at the event. The Fisker Karma PHEV is an extended range electric vehicle.

Mitsubishi Motors Outlander PHEV to go on sale in Japan in January

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will begin the sales of the new Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at dealerships throughout Japan from 24 January 2013. The Outlander PHEV made its global debut at the Paris Motor Show earlier this year. Outlander PHEV G Premium Package. The Outlander PHEV will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of ¥3,324,000–¥4,297,000 (US$38,972–$50,380), including consumption tax. Plug-in hybrid drive system.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid PHEV averages 4.4 l/100 km (53.4 mpg US) during test drives

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Panamera S E-Hybrid PHEV on the road. mpg US) for the PHEV, with accompanying CO 2 emissions (combined) of 71 g/km. Click to enlarge.

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. The team was the first to pass safety and technical inspections, on-road safety evaluation as well as run all the competition dynamic events. The second place team, Cal State Los Angles, excelled with its ethanol-fueled vehicle and was the first team to complete all the dynamic events.

Mitsubishi reports fire in i-MiEV battery pack, melting in Outlander PHEV pack

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In the Mizushima event, the pack was connected to charge-discharge test equipment. The incident with the Outlander PHEV occurred after the vehicle had been fully charged and stood for one day. Mitsubishi Motors reported two separate incidents with Li-ion battery packs: one, a fire in a i-MiEV battery pack at the Mizushima battery pack assembly plant; the other, heating and melting in a pack installed in an Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

PHEV Day 146 - Monday, 2 March 2009 - Las Vegas EVents. That's New Mexico's LV plus Run to Tucumcari. and Then, Amarillo, TX - 42nd State

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Hopefully, Dr Peter Skelton from Memorial Middle School will be filling in narratives with pixs of 8th Graders bonding with the "Spirit". More to follow! Later, more details about the KFUN radio interview, right there in Las Vegas with Joe, along with wife Loretta and Mike, son.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan EPA-rated at 28 mpg highway, 22 mpg combined; stop/start and PHEV still to come

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The redesigned 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine benefits from numerous upgrades, which better harness the combustion event for improved efficiency. The gasoline-powered version of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan has earned a highway-cycle fuel-economy rating of 28 mpg US (8.4 l/100km) from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)—a benchmark unsurpassed by any minivan on the US market and 12% better than the vehicle Pacifica replaces.

Jaguar Land Rover to lead $25M Evoque_e collaborative research project to develop new modular HEV, PHEV and BEV technology

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Starting in October 2013, the collaboration will design, develop and build three research vehicles showcasing next-generation powertrain concepts for a mild hybrid electric vehicle (MHEV); a Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) and a full Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV). Jaguar Land Rover showcased a number of the other collaborative research projects it is leading at the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) 2013 event.

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. What Are Plug-In Hybrids (PHEVs)? What do car companies say about PHEVs? Dont PHEVs just shift pollution from gasoline cars to power plants? So for now were sticking with PHEV.

Toyota: Prius PHEV Fuel Economy Not Yet Available

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Although mileage data has been collected during demonstration events, it varies too widely to offer any indication of what to expect consistently. In a post on Toyota’s Open Road blog, Irv Miller, Toyota Group Vice President – Environmental and Public Affairs, wrote that contrary to some recent reports, Toyota has yet to offer mileage estimates on its plug-in hybrid technology. Toyota’s current plug-ins are: being used for auto show displays, brief demonstrations and university studies.

Mercedes-Benz launches new S-Class with hybrid, diesel, gasoline models; 59 mpg PHEV model to come

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Mercedes-Benz’s new generation flagship S-Class, introduced at an elaborate event at Airbus in Finkenwerder, marks a number of technology firsts in numerous areas from comfort, to driver control, to efficiency. New S 400 HYBRID. Click to enlarge.

AFS Trinity Awarded Patent for Extreme Hybrid Drivetrain; Company Arguing for Full PHEV Tax Credit

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Furia has written to federal legislators and the Department of Energy, stating, in part: While our patented technology could reduce the cost of PHEVs by as much as a third it also deserves to be accorded the full plug-in tax credit of up to $7500, which is a critical selling point for consumers.

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Hyundai to Launch Plug-in Hybrid in 2012; Planning PHEV Fleet Testing in Korea and US

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At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, Hyundai highlighted the Blue-Will Plug-in Hybrid Concept as presaging its future production PHEVs. In his talk at the SAE event, Min said that Hyundai’s current analysis is concluding that an all electric range of approximately 20 miles, plus or minus 5 miles (i.e., an envelope of 15-25 miles) was a likely target for the 2012 production PHEV.

Argonne Study Examines Impact of Real World Drive Cycles on Efficiency and Cost of Different PHEV Configurations

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Results from a study by Argonne National Laboratory on the impact of real world drive cycles on the fuel efficiency and cost of different plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) configurations suggest that while different PHEV configurations all demonstrate great potential for displacing petroleum use (with fuel displacement increasing linearly with available electrical energy), the relative benefits of adding more battery capacity seem to decrease with increasing pack size.