Electric Car Maintenance with the Jaguar I-PACE

Plug In India

In this blog we will talk about benefits of driving an electric car like the Jaguar I-PACE and also the maintenance aspect of the car. Video: ​Electric Car Maintenance with the Jaguar I-PACE Introduction There are lots of benefits of driving an electric car like the Jaguar I-PACE.

Super Store Industries first dairy manufacturer to deploy Class 8 electric trucks

Green Car Congress

Orange EV and California-based Super Store Industries (SSI) announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series pure electric terminal trucks to multiple SSI facilities, supporting both grocery distribution and dairy and beverage manufacturing. Super Store Industries leveraged funds from the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) to purchase their Orange EV trucks. Super Store Industries is the first dairy manufacturer in the U.S.

2019 205
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Feature: Storing Your EV for an Extended Period

Clean Fleet Report

Because EVs contain different components than conventional gas-powered cars, they require little maintenance, even when storing them for long periods of time. Before You Store–A Few EVs to Choose. What You Need to Know. More than 6.8

Store 56

Lucid Motors, fresh off $LCID listing, opens first southwest U.S. retail store

Teslarati

The Scottsdale location officially opened its doors on Saturday, August 7th, offering a retail store in the same state as its assembly facility in Casa Grande, which is just 50 miles away. The company also said that it plans to open a Service Center in the area for repairs and maintenance.

Store 62

Albertsons makes first US commercial 100% electric refrigerated grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck; Volvo Trucks and AEM

Green Car Congress

company-wide fleet, and will be serving Albertsons, Vons, and Pavilions stores in Southern California. The inaugural delivery took place on 28 May at a LEED-certified Albertsons store in Irvine, California.

Orange County unveils 10 new fuel-cell-electric buses along with debut of US’ largest public transport hydrogen fueling station

Green Car Congress

Additionally, since fuel cells store their fuel in external storage tanks, the maximum operating range of a fuel cell-powered device is limited only by the amount of fuel that can be carried. Trillium was contracted for construction, operations and maintenance of the fueling station.

2020 358

New NREL-led consortium seeks to lower heliostat cost 50% and jump-start manufacturing in US

Green Car Congress

Heliostats track the sun in order to reflect sunlight to a receiver, where it can be stored as heat for long-duration energy storage and converted into electricity.

Gridtractor launches fleet electrification services to accelerate zero-emission agriculture

Green Car Congress

In addition, the company estimates farms can save 55-75% on fuel costs by going electric, and up to 90% by supplying stored power to irrigation pumps and to the grid. We estimate that on top of the field savings, farmers can save 15 percent for smart charging and Vehicle-to-Load/Vehicle-to-Grid applications, for a total of 90% cost savings that will be supplemented by lower maintenance and repair costs.

Fleet 268

NJ state Senate approves bill requiring New Jersey DEP to develop and implement electric school bus program

Green Car Congress

However, electric school buses are believed to be cheaper to own over the life of the vehicles than diesel alternatives due to a combination of lower fuel and maintenance costs and because vehicle-to-grid capabilities would allow school districts to sell electric buses’ stored energy back to the utility.

Alstom and MOL to explore use of hydrogen technologies for rail transport in Hungary

Green Car Congress

The battery is used to store braking energy, to boost acceleration and for auxiliary supply. Alstom will be responsible for the production and maintenance of the hydrogen trains (new or retrofitted), while Snam will develop the infrastructure for the production, transport and refuelling of these trains.

Proterra selected in electric bus contract by Washington State Department of Enterprise Services

Green Car Congress

The ZX5 electric transit bus features a new streamlined vehicle design and maximizes the amount of energy that can be stored on board the vehicle to increase power and range. In addition to its transit products, Proterra Energy fleet solutions offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for heavy-duty electric fleets, including charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and energy optimization.

Bolzano orders 12 Solaris hydrogen buses

Green Car Congress

The contract includes an 8 year-long service and maintenance package. Hydrogen is stored in composite roof tanks; the bus will be capable of covering up to 350 km (217 miles) on a single refill. The Italian city of Bolzano is the first customer to order Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. Earlier post.) Twelve Solaris hydrogen buses will follow the last year’s delivery of battery vehicles. The vehicles will be equipped with a 60 kW fuel cell stack and Solaris High Power batteries.

2019 252

Panasonic, Tropos Motors reveal two concept electric commercial utility vehicles at CES

Green Car Congress

All trucks would be equipped OneConnectSM analytics to provide battery / maintenance health as well as tampering and theft analytics. OneConnect analytics and data can be stored or accessed through SkipGen or SPYDR and transferred between the OEM, the vehicle and the end consumer.

2020 250

Electric van helps to save over 240 tonnes of food waste in Milton Keynes

Drive Electric

However, Food Connect is located next to a Tesco store, which has its own electric vehicle charge points, using 100% renewable energy. Food Connect Milton Keynes. Food Connect Milton Keynes, a project of Hubbub, stops food going to waste.

Waste 83

Emerson introduces new flow meter for high-pressure hydrogen dispensing

Green Car Congress

The meter performs under wide pressure and temperature fluctuations, ensuring security and reliability, while onboard diagnostic tools eliminate the need for pre-inspections or interim maintenance checks, saving time and money.

2020 222

Wallbox introduces Quasar 2 next-generation bidirectional home charger at CES 2022

Green Car Congress

Users who have solar panel installations can also store excess energy in their EV during low usage periods and then harness this energy at another time, including peak periods, to reduce their reliance on the grid.

Volkswagen bringing additional partners to Industrial Cloud; 11 in first step

Green Car Congress

Each location will be able to obtain applications for its machinery, tools and equipment direct from the Industrial Cloud to optimize production (app store approach).

2020 281

Volkswagen factories in the US and Mexico to link up with the Industrial Cloud

Green Car Congress

This approach is comparable to an app store. To date, available applications connected to the Industrial Cloud focus on predictive maintenance of machines and systems.

2020 232

BMW presents two concept electric two-wheelers at IAA Mobility: BMW i Vision AMBY and BMW Motorrad Vision AMBY

Green Car Congress

The speed modes available to the rider are stored on a smartphone app. Power transfer is by low-maintenance toothed belt, and the transmission is integrated into the drive system.

BMW 222

Fisker opens reservations for Ocean SUV; cost starts as low as $379/month

Green Car Congress

opened reservations for the Ocean electric luxury SUV, arriving in 2022, through its website and native mobile app—available globally on the App Store and Google Play store. Fisker Inc.

2019 240

thyssenkrupp Steel, HKM and Port of Rotterdam jointly investigate setting up hydrogen supply chains

Green Car Congress

A concrete and significant demand for hydrogen from the steel industry as an alternative to coal as well as the options to store CO 2 can work as a stimulus for the realization of this infrastructure. The Port Authority’s core tasks are the sustainable development, management and operation of the port, the maintenance of the smooth and safe handling of shipping and supporting the future-resilience of the port of Rotterdam.

Volta Power Systems, Stellar Industries partner on anti-idling Li-ion system for utility service and work trucks

Green Car Congress

The auxiliary system stores enough energy to provide all-day power to operate hydraulics, power tools, and multiphase worksite power without idling.

2020 232

XL launches PHEV Ford F-250; 50% improvement in fuel economy

Green Car Congress

The battery is also charged by regenerative braking during driving, which captures and stores energy while slowing the vehicle. The XLP F-250 has no effect on Ford factory warranties, and requires no special maintenance procedures or charging infrastructure enhancements. XL unveiled its plug-in hybrid electric Ford Super Duty F-250 pickup truck ( earlier post ) at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

2019 216

Choosing an Eco-friendly Vehicle: Hybrid vs. Electric Cars

EV Connect

Electric cars store their energy in a lithium-ion battery, which powers an electric engine. Understanding EV Maintenance Since EVs don’t use oil or transmission fluid, they require less frequent maintenance than ICE vehicles or hybrids.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric SUV now EPA-rated for more than 300 miles of driving range

Green Car Congress

Other Bluelink-enabled features include: Remote Profile Management stores selected vehicle settings in the Bluelink cloud, with the ability to remotely update and push back to the vehicle, personalized to driver preferences.

Miles 232

Tesla is leasing new land as part of its California expansion — for $1 per year

Teslarati

Tesla is expected to pay for all improvements, infrastructure, and maintenance for the new land, but this would likely be no issue. Even before the company completed its massive warehouse, the EV maker has utilized several sites in the city to store vehicles produced in the Fremont Factory.

Parts 95

Citroën ë-Berlingo Van now available to order

Green Car Congress

The cost of use is lower with ë-Berlingo Van: the cost of electricity consumption is five times lower than the cost of fuel for a traditional van and because its maintenance is simpler, it is estimated to be 30% less expensive. The Citroën ë-Berlingo Van is now available to order.

Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

Green Car Congress

Maven Gig vehicles are available for flat weekly rates that include the car, unlimited miles, insurance (minus deductibles) and maintenance. Interested drivers can download the Maven app for Apple in the App Store and for Android in the Google Play Store. Maven is now offering its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy; 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs are available for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas to earn money on their own schedules.

2018 200

Ballard and Van Hool launch European service center to support fuel cell buses

Green Car Congress

With a growing number of Van Hool buses on European roads powered by Ballard fuel cell modules, maintenance and repair activities related to fuel cells and hybrid drive line components need to be readily available from experienced support personnel. ESPACE will ensure safe, reliable operation of these buses and will maximize operating uptime while offering transit agencies more competitive maintenance costs. Ballard Power Systems and partner Van Hool N.V.,

2014 200

Tesla’s Elon Musk confirms increased investment, R&D efforts in China

Teslarati

An Operations Specialist/Lab Expert An R&D Operations Specialist/Expert Prototype Shop A Test Equipment/Maintenance Technician A Program Manager for R&D process and tooling development 2 R&D Engineers for the Interior trim team.

China 114

LG Energy Solution secures 6-year access to battery-grade nickel, cobalt from Australian Mines

Green Car Congress

will be using the dry stacking method—a sustainable method used to store filtered tailings. Although more costly compared to the conventional method due to construction and maintenance expenses, the dry stacking method is deemed an environmentally friendly way to extract raw materials. LG Energy Solution has secured 100% rights to battery-grade nickel and cobalt materials from Australian Mines Limited amid growing concerns about future supplies of raw materials.

Energy 161

TravelCenters of America LLC planning to install 50 on-island DEF dispensers in 2011

Green Car Congress

gallon containers of DEF at all 228 of its locations, available at the fuel desk, travel store or truck maintenance counters and all of the company’s RoadSquad emergency roadside vehicles carry a supply of DEF. Further, because nearly all TA and Petro locations offer extensive truck maintenance services, TA expects to offer DEF top-off services as part of routine preventive maintenance, or PM service to vehicles that use DEF.

2010 179

Peterbilt showcases 2012 Technology Truck; Li-ion pack for hotel loads/AC

Green Car Congress

Peterbilt Motors Company showcased its Model 587 Technology Truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show, including several emerging technologies that focus on advanced aerodynamics, fleet maintenance efficiency, personal connectivity, and next-generation energy storage. Fleet Maintenance Efficiency: The Model 587 Technology Truck expedites turnaround time of the truck between loads by wirelessly transmitting the status of the truck (mileage, tire pressure, diagnostics, etc.)

2012 196

Ford introduces F-150 Lightning Pro electric pickup targeted at commercial customers

Green Car Congress

F-150 Lightning Pro targets reducing scheduled maintenance costs by 40% over eight years and 100,000 miles—with potential for further operational cost savings through lower fuel costs. It also features a rugged, water-tight space strong enough to store 400 pounds of cement bags.

F-150 339

Purkeys to distribute Maxwell ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module for heavy-duty trucks

Green Car Congress

As a leader and influencer of maintenance standards in the heavy duty trucking industry, Purkeys will help Maxwell expand its North American sales of the ESM and provide individualized attention to fleet customers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) seeking alternative energy solutions. Unlike batteries, which produce and store energy by means of a chemical reaction, ultracapacitors store energy in an electric field.

2015 185

Toyota to invest $1B in Grab and strengthen collaboration to accelerate development of new mobility technologies

Green Car Congress

The data collected is stored on Toyota’s proprietary mobility services platform (MSPF), which serves as a form of information infrastructure for connected vehicles. This new expansion is aimed at achieving connectivity for Grab’s rental car fleet across Southeast Asia, and at rolling out various connected services throughout the region that utilize vehicle data stored on Toyota’s MSPF. Toyota Motor Corporation has concluded an agreement with Grab Holdings Inc.

2018 161

Dept of Interior approves plan for largest solar project in US; 690 MW Gemini Solar with 380 MW battery system

Green Car Congress

The project also includes a 380 MW solar-powered battery system able to store and deploy more than 1,400 megawatt hours which can be used when the power is needed most.

2020 227

New details on The Boring Company’s Tesla fleet for the LVCC Loop emerge

Teslarati

The LVCC Loop’s Operations Control Center stores the recorded footage from the tunnels for at least two weeks.

ITM Power to provide 0.5MW electrolyzer to EMEC for integrated H2 system for tidal energy storage

Green Car Congress

The company has also offered an additional maintenance contract alongside the integrated system as well as a fuel cell for local back up power. The hydrogen gas generated will be compressed and stored, with some of the gas being used in (an optional) hydrogen fuel cell to provide backup power to critical EMEC systems.

2015 191

AECOM awarded contract to build Faraday Future’s $1B N American EV manufacturing plant

Green Car Congress

The project will also feature extended life-cycle materials that require less maintenance. The current demolition work includes the digging of water retention pools to store water for compaction and use in the building’s cooling towers. AECOM has been selected to construct the $1-billion, 3-million square foot electric car manufacturing plant for Faraday Future (FF) in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

2016 204

Porsche commissions MAN electric eTruck for green logistics at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

Green Car Congress

Lithium-ion batteries with a storage capacity of 149 kWh are used to store energy, making it possible for the eTruck to cover a range of 130 kilometers (81 miles). In addition to its low noise emissions and being CO2-neutral, the strengths of the electric vehicle include reduced wear and maintenance. Porsche has commissioned a fully electric MAN eTGM ( earlier post ) for logistics operations at its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen site.

2018 288

Dürr building smart and resource-efficient paint shop at San Luis Potosí in Mexico for BMW Group; Industry 4.0

Green Car Congress

In terms of the paint shop layout, Dürr relies on a simple industrial building without intermediate levels in conjunction with multi-functional body stores with high-bay storage technology. This concept offers the advantage of sorting the vehicles with elective access which eliminates the need for an additional, conventional painted body store. A multitude of sensors ensure networking of the robot data with the higher-level maintenance software and control system.

2018 217

Electric Volvo XC40 features new infotainment system powered by Android with Google technologies built-in

Green Car Congress

Volvo Car Group is the first company to team up with Google on integrating an infotainment system powered by Android, with the Google Assistant, Google Maps and the Google Play Store built-in. And by introducing over-the-air updates for everything from maintenance to completely new features, the car can stay as fresh as your other digital products, always with the latest and greatest features.

2019 175