BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV

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BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV. BMW has revealed an all-new 2 Series Active Tourer, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) the most popular second generation of a model in Europe. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV specifications .

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Fraunhofer, KIT study finds CO2 mitigation potential of higher-range PHEVs greater than expected

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In an open-access paper published in Scientific Reports , a team from Fraunhofer ISI and KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) has presented the first systematic overview of empirical findings on the electrification of vehicle mileage based on on actual PHEV (plug-in hybrid) and BEV (battery-electric vehicle) usage for the US and Germany. For the study, the team compared the performance of 49,000 BEVs and 73,000 PHEVs in Germany and the US.

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Efficient Drivetrains now offering OEM developer kit for plug-in hybrid solutions

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EDI), a developer of advanced hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions, has expanded its product portfolio to include the EDI PowerDrive electrification kit and developer support program for vehicle manufacturers moving to create a PHEV offering. The EDI PowerDrive kit offers OEMs a comprehensive framework for rapid PHEV vehicle solution development. EDI’s initial evaluation systems have been installed across 6 leading OEM platforms in US and Asia.

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Honda previews 2014 Accord plug-in hybrid

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2014 Accord plug-in hybrid. Set to go on sale in early 2013, Honda’s 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) Sedan ( earlier post ) will offer the ability to run in an all-electric mode for 10 to 15 miles and a calculated total driving range of more than 500 miles. The 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid Sedan features one of four new powertrains for the all-new Accord. Puncture repair kit (in place of gasoline-engine Accord's spare wheel and tire).

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Software Upgrade to Prius PHEV NiMH Conversion Kit Enables All-Electric Driving At Up to 70mph

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Poway, California-based Plug In Conversions Corp. kWh NiMH plug-in hybrid (PHEV) conversion kit that enables all-electric mode driving at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (until the battery pack is depleted) in a converted Prius. The software upgrade is based upon patented technology developed by Chicago-based Ewert Energy Systems , which has granted PICC exclusive rights for its use in Prius conversion kits.

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Volkswagen to introduce Golf plug-in hybrid at Geneva; first deliveries in autumn

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Golf GTE plug-in hybrid. Volkswagen will formally unveil the Golf GTE—a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the Golf hatchback combining electric mobility with the dynamics of a Golf GTI—at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Golf GTE will arrive at dealers in the first markets world-wide in autumn 2014. In pure electric mode (activated at the press of a button), the Golf GTE can travel up to 31 miles (50 km), depending on conditions.

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Audi of America officially introduces the new A3 family; plug-in hybrid version coming in 2015

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The A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid. Audi of America officially announced plans today for the arrival in the US of the new A3 family of premium compact cars, with three body styles, five new engines and seven variants including its plug-in hybrid model. This new A3 lineup begins with the A3 sedan, which goes on sale in the spring of 2014. The A3 sedan plays a pivotal role in the soon to be expanding Audi A3 family and will be priced from a base MSRP of $29,900.

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DS introducing DS 7 CROSSBACK at Geneva show; PHEV model, autonomous driving features

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Powered by a 300 hp,four-wheel drive E-TENSE system, a plug-in hybrid version will be available from spring 2019. Alongside the E-TENSE plug-in hybrid, DS 7 CROSSBACK will ultimately be available with a choice of five internal combustion engines compliant with the Euro 6.2 In all-electric use, the 13 kWh battery delivers a range of up to 37 miles (60 km). In standard mode, charging takes 4½ hours. Kitting”.

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Porsche introducing new Panamera 4 E-hybrid PHEV at Paris Show

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The plug-in hybrid will be the fourth model in the Panamera line. l/100 km (94 mpg) in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) for plug-in hybrid models. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is available to order now, with prices starting at €107,553 (US$122,000) including VAT in Germany. The four-door hybrid sports car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 In the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, the electrical energy is also used to increase the car’s top speed.

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National Labs Developing Methodology for Estimating Real World Fuel and Electricity Consumption of Plug-in Hybrids Based on Dynamometer Data

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NREL’s proposed adjustment method assumes that the increase in gasoline use during CD mode is the same as the increase calculated for CS mode. This works well for blended PHEVs that have lower electric power capabilities. After examining data on the only PHEV currently available in large numbers, the new adjustment method shows promise for reasonably predicting PHEV average fuel and electricity use, despite differences in design.

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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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Hyundai has begun the US sales rollout of its Ioniq line of electrified vehicles, which come in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric variants. At a media preview in Santa Barbara this week, Hyundai executives said the the hybrid will be moving into showrooms shortly, the battery-electric version in April (in California initially), and the plus-in hybrid in Q4. market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV).

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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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Hyundai has begun the US sales rollout of its Ioniq line of electrified vehicles, which come in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric variants. At a media preview in Santa Barbara this week, Hyundai executives said the the hybrid will be moving into showrooms shortly, the battery-electric version in April (in California initially), and the plus-in hybrid in Q4. market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV).

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Volvo Cars buys 100% of Polestar; performance PHEVs

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Polestar will also in future utilize Volvo’s twin engine electrification technology (plug-in hybrid) to develop next-generation performance cars. Volvo and Polestar have been working in motor sport since 1996 and in recent years signed a cooperation agreement jointly to develop Polestar versions of Volvo cars that combine a comfortable Volvo driving experience with a very high level of power and handling.

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PHEV conversion company Echo Automotive completes $3M financing, joins CALSTART

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a developer of technologies enabling the conversion of existing fleet vehicles into plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, completed a $3-million financing with United Fleet Financing, LLC, through a private placement offering and mezzanine financing. This $3,000,000 infusion of working capital will allow us to ramp up our order fulfillment operations and meet the growing demand for EchoDrive kits more quickly. Echo Automotive, Inc.,

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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. In the most recent study, the prototype battery was replaced with a production-model battery.

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Plug-in Prius conversion hits 70mph

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If that’s your theory then you may have to re-evaluate after Ponway, California-based Plug-In Conversions Corp (PICC) completed a software upgrade conversion kit that enables all-electric mode driving at up to 70mph in a converted Prius. Previous Prius Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle kits have been limited by Toyota programming to a top speed of 34mph in all-electric mode with some kits allowing speeds as fast as 52mph using “forced stealth&# mode.

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Hyundai prices 2018 Ioniq PHEV starting at $24,950; 29 miles all-electric range

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Hyundai’s 2018 Plug-in Hybrid Ioniq ( earlier post ) is heading to dealerships now—joining the Hybrid and Electric models—with an aggressive starting price of $24,950—$5,000 less than the full battery-electric version of the Ioniq but with more than five times the range. For example, in Chicago (calculations via the US Department of Energy (DOE) fueleconomy.gov site) the Ioniq PHEV is responsible for 200 g GHG/mile, upstream and downstream.

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CalCars' PRIUS+ Plug-In Hybrid

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us Latest from CalCars-News: [ see all latest ] How CalCars Green-Tuned an 04 Prius into a PRIUS+ Plug-In Hybrid! See the five URLs in the box for current information. Add batteries and grid-charging, and you get PRIUS+, a "plug-in" hybrid (PHEV).

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Driving Hyundai’s electrified Ioniq line-up; cost-effective efficiency and dynamics

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Hyundai has begun the US roll-out of its Ioniq line-up of electrified vehicles: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric. The Ioniq Hybrid offers up to the highest fuel economy in the US (up to 58 mpg / 4.05 l/100 km) for a non-plug-in vehicle and the Ioniq Electric is the industry’s most efficient EV (136 mpge / 25 kWh/100 miles). Based on relatively short drives in all three variants, we conclude that Hyundai nailed its goals.

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How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. PHEVs with "Good Enough to Get Started" batteries. We have sponsored the EAA-PHEV project and our Open-Source designs are being used by some of the private companies as well as technically advanced individuals. See How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity. For a list of conversions completed to date, see Where PHEVs (mostly Priuses) Are.

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Main Page - EAA-PHEV

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Use this information at your own risk: There is no warranty expressed nor implied and we are not liable for any of your past, present, nor future actions.Even should you perform these modifications to the letter you could still damage any number of components in your vehicle causing it to no longer function. Warranty: In performing some of these modifications you may void your warranty with the vehicles manufacturer. 2008.03.20 - New rechargeit.blogspot.com about PHEVs.

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Efficient Drivetrains introduces EDI PowerDrive 8000 series for Class 8 trucks

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The new powertrain line—the EDI PowerDrive 8000—will be available in the first half of 2018 in both all electric and plug-in hybrid form factors (PHEV). The company has received multiple project contracts for both the electric and plug-in hybrid versions of the solution with an initial OEM partner for deployment in mid 2018. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are This is a mirror of the map at Googles RechargeIt site (including icons for YouTube videos on both PHEVs and EVs). If youre interested in converting your Prius, see the information at How To Get a Plug-In Hybrid.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", In late 2008, BYD started selling the first production PHEV in China. Has shown some concept fuel-cell PHEVs.

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Let My People Convert! - The A123 Challenge

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What began as a simple program requiring an ever increasing percentage of Zero Emission vehicles (read electric cars), has become mired in cumbersome bureaucratic complications. Now, to add some further complication, everyone's got religion on plug-in hybrids. But PHEVs are inherently the most complicated of all options. A plug-in hybrid, one could say, simply integrates electric drive into a car with internal combustion.

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Efficient Drivetrains expands PowerDrive portfolio with additional all-electric drivetrains

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has expanded its EDI PowerDrive solution portfolio to include additional models of all-electric drivetrains and full vehicle electrification kits for commercial vehicles spanning class 4 through 8. OEMs can also further customize their vehicle solutions with EDI’s Electric Power Export (Power2E) option—the capability to export a range of power directly from the vehicle for use in disaster recovery, jobsite maintenance, tool operation, and other applications.

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Slowly, But Ever Slowly. Moving Towards Launching "Tour de AZ - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona".

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However, slowly but ever so slowly yet, with a bit of steadyfastness, the "Tour de AZ - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona" moves! EVer so sorry for delays in webblogging for last couple weeks! with a PHEV Kit, solar panels and a 110-volt inverter on-board. Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV3A'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All, The "Spirit of DC" along with EVJerry has unfortunately experienced a series of delays on various fronts.

ZF launches product offensive for hybrid and electric drive systems, automated driving, integrated safety, and chassis

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ZF is pursuing two directions in electromobility. The modular construction system enables mild, full, and plug-in hybrid drives to achieve top performances between 24 and 160 kW. PHEVS. ZF estimates that at least 70% of all new vehicles in 2030 will still have an internal combustion engine. Nevertheless, a plug-in hybrid drive could considerably lower the engine’s CO 2 emissions. liters, but in the next generation, it will shrink to 1.8

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ON Semiconductor introducing new family of power modules for Automotive traction inverters

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These two power integrated module (PIM) devices bring best-in-class electrical and thermal performance while providing scalability and automotive reliability to the rapidly growing market for traction inverters. Future devices in the VE-Trac family will include discrete power devices, isolated gate drivers and expanded module solutions, as well as wide bandgap (WBG) devices that will drive performance and expand the portfolio of products available to automotive systems designers.

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Li-ion maker Boston-Power launches module system for EV and ESS applications; no-weld integration

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earlier post ) recently launched its Ensemble Module System; a “kit” of standard components that provides OEMs and pack assemblers with a simple, cost-effective way to assemble large format battery pack solutions for electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage system (ESS) applications. Available in 155 Wh and 116 Wh increments, module designs can be created to meet a wide variety of voltage and capacity requirements. Li-ion battery maker Boston-Power Inc.

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"Spirit of DC" PHEV All Around America Update. from EVJerry back in DC with the "Spirit" Hanging out at the Beach!

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Maybe even provide feedback to PHEV3A Co-Chairs: Joe Lado JoeLado@yahoo.com or EVJerry Asher EVJerry@usa.net (202) 486-5450 "Spirit of DC" PHEV All Around America Update - 7 November 2008 I. PHEV All Around America (PHEV3A) Taking Winter Quarters in Home Sweet Bisbee A. See Dr Walter Wu's email regarding gifting the "Spirit of DC" in the Feb 2009 timeframe. 20 + pounds added) after some 17,000 HEV/PHEV miles on the tusch. G. _ [Fill in].

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"Spirit of DC" takes in Legislative Breakfast & Awards in Phoenix at Arizona State Capitol on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

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"Spirit of DC" setting up in front of the Arizona State Capitol Above "Spirit" joined by two more white PHEVs-- Todd Barlow's Green Motors' with 4kW PbA pack, above and right. Also note with Arizona's Clean Cities Coalition tent in background. Others joined in to (AER) be among those demonstrating alternative energy, such as solar and ethanol. EVer in the Year of the Plug-ins, and operating from Tucson, AZ, All American "Spirit of DC" and EVJerry

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EVndeavoring to Do a Month or Two in Review Since July, August. with "Spirit of DC" Hang'in in Phoenix and EVJerry Taking on "Power of DC".

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Anyway, after the Renew America Roadtrip with the Tesla run from New York to California, and after returning to Home Sweet Bisbee, it was time to get into the thinking mode of a three-in-one EVent back with the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, DC. See at bottom regarding the Xtreme BugE story, where the "Spirit" will be the lead vehicle for the Fun Run in the Sun, coming soon to a Blue Highway near you in Spring of 2010.

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