Pilot project kicks off with 20 Audi A1 e-tron extended range electric vehicles in Munich

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Twenty units of the Audi A1 e-tron extended range electric vehicle ( earlier post ) are on the roads of the Munich pilot region in a fleet trial by partners Audi, E.ON, the public utility Stadtwerke München (SwM), and Technische Universität München (TUM). All electric fueling stations offer power generated via renewable energies. The Audi A1 e-tron is an electric car with a range extender.

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BorgWarner introduces onboard battery charger

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This technology uses silicon carbide technology and is best-in-class for power density, power conversion efficiency and safety compliance, the company says. The OBC is installed in hybrid or electric vehicles to convert alternating current (AC) from the power grid to direct current (DC) for charging batteries. This technology accepts an extended range of AC inputs including 7.4 BorgWarner OBCs have a wide range of charging powers and capabilities.

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Geely invests in Carbon Recycling Intl.; vehicles fueled by methanol from CO2, water and renewable energy

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Methanol-powered vehicles are one pillar of Geely Auto’s diversified new-energy strategy, which also encompasses ethanol, CNG, gasoline-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid, pure-electric, and extended-range solutions. Its first commercial-scale production plant obtains carbon dioxide from gas emissions from a geothermal power plant and hydrogen via electrolysis of water using renewable sources of energy from the Icelandic power grid (from hydro, geothermal and wind sources).

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GM Quantifies CO2 and Fuel Consumption Reductions Via E-REVs And PHEVs, As Compared To Conventional Hybrids

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General Motors has released a white paper that evaluates the CO 2 reduction potential of extended-range electric vehicles (E-REVs) as well as plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), in combination with multiple vehicle charging scenarios, as compared to conventional hybrids. four-cylinder gasoline engine and a 1.8kWh, 30kW battery pack provide motive power through GM’s two- mode FWD hybrid system ( earlier post ). Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) : A 1.4L

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Tennessee, Nissan and TVA forge a path for electric car | www.tennessean.com | The Tennessean

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Facebook Digg Reddit Newsvine Twitter Tennessee may be getting a jump-start on preparations for the electric car, but how quickly Americans take to it and how enthusiastically power companies support it remain key questions as the government and automakers push for more alternative-fuel vehicles. headquarters  an electric-powered version of the new Nissan Cube crossover vehicle  isnt the model the automaker will introduce here next year.

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

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The costs and benefits of cars extend far beyond an individual driver to society as a whole. Power and Associates 2004 report ]. Environmental Effects and Benefits to top Wont all these cars require us to build even more power plants? A January 2007 Pacific National Laboratory study shows that if we woke up tomorrow and all our vehicles could plug in, todays grid could support more than three-quarters of them charging at night without building a single power plant.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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BYD BYD Automobile Company, Shenzhen, China (partially owned by Warren Buffets Mid-America Holdings) Plan F6DM $22,000 PHEV with 60-mile range for sale, starting in China in 2009, in the US around 2011 Chrysler ENVI division developing Town & Country minivan, 200C EV concept and Jeep Patriot and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUVs, EREVs (series hybrids) with 40-mile range One PHEV planned for sale in US by end of 2010, others by 2013. And ride off into the sunset on electric power.

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