DOE: median EV range in US grew from 73 miles in MY 2011 to 125 miles in MY

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In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles.

2019 103

California ARB developing Clean Miles Standard for ridesharing companies

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With the enactment of SB 1014 ( earlier post )—the Clean Miles Standard and Incentive Program—the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is to develop and to implement new requirements for transportation network companies (TNCs)—i.e., SB 1014 requires CARB to establish by 1 January 2020, a GHG emission baseline for TNCs on a per-passenger-mile basis.

2019 103

CU Denver study finds ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

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increase in the miles cars travel for ride-hailing passengers in Denver’s metro area, according to a study published this week in the journal Transportation by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver. For this study, the conservative (lower end) percentage of deadheading miles from ride-hailing is 40.8%. There is decrease in overall transportation efficiency due to more car miles on the road, often traveling without passengers.

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Longer-range Nissan LEAF PLUS starts at $36,550 in US with up to 226 miles of range

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The new Nissan LEAF S PLUS powertrain adds to the car’s range by approximately 50% with an EPA range of up to 226 miles (versus the standard 2019 Nissan LEAF 150 mile range). The Nissan 40kWh battery LEAF with up to 150 miles of range is available at a starting price of under $30,000.

2019 128

Nano Flowcell Quantino covers 218,000 miles on flow batteries

Green Car Reports

Last week the company revealed that it has covered 218,000 test miles (350,000 kilometers) in its Quantino 48Volt test car, 125,000 on the road and 93,000 in a test lab. Absent from last month's Geneva auto show, and largely absent from recent discussions of electric car progress, have been Swiss NanoFlowcell and its flow-battery technology.

2019 79

BYD produces 300th electric bus in Lancaster; AVTA nears 1M emission-free miles

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AVTA is closing in on a landmark of its own: 1 million miles of zero-emission bus operations. BYD has produced its 300 th bus at its Lancaster, Calif. manufacturing plant. BYD is celebrating the milestone with its highly valued customer and neighbor Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA). AVTA expects to make that breakthrough in early May. The 300th bus is a 35-foot BYD K9S model transit bus. The vehicle is one of three built for Baton Rouge’s Capital Area Transit System (CATS).

2019 104

Tesla Model 3 gets Supercharging V3 first: How about 75 miles of range in 5 minutes?

Green Car Reports

If you road-trip with an electric car like a Tesla, you soon become acutely aware of miles per hour. That's not the miles per hour you see on the speedometer, but the rate at which the car will gain range when being fast-charged.

2019 114

Growth Energy: 2 billion miles on E15

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Growth Energy announced that in five months, US drivers have surpassed another billion miles on E15 (gasoline with 15% ethanol), bringing the total miles driven across the US to 2 billion. More than 1,000 stations across the country are currently offering E15 to consumers—nearly triple the number of stations from the same time last year.

2017 81

2020 Kia Soul EV rated for 243 miles, improved efficiency

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Kia Soul EV, which is expected to reach dealerships this spring, will go 243 miles on a charge—four more miles than the Kia Niro EV—according to the EPA, in ratings that were released earlier this week. In just one model year, Kia has more than doubled the rated driving range for the Soul EV.

2019 86

US vehicle miles travelled up 3% in first 9 months of 2016 to 2.4 trillion miles

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trillion miles in the first nine months of 2016, an increase of 3.0% billion miles were driven in September 2016 alone—a 2.4% The seasonally-adjusted vehicle miles traveled for September 2016 were 268.7 billion miles. US driving topped 2.4

2016 102

Miles Driven Are Rising, But Gas Consumption Continues To Fall

Green Car Reports

Study Fuel Economy Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT It may not be the most practical solution, but driving less generally seems like one of the most straightforward ways to save fuel. Now, two recent studies show that it sometimes isn''t that simple. On the one hand, Americans are driving more. On the other, they are using less fuel while doing it. RELATED: More Efficient Cars, More Domestic Energy.

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Miles Driven In U.S. Hits New All-Time High; Gasoline Used Doesn't

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Americans are driving more miles than they have in years, but that doesn't mean they are using more gasoline. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) shows that vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) has increased consistently over the past 18 months. billion miles were. CAFE Fuel Economy Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Corporate Average Fuel EconomyData collected by the U.S.

2015 84

U-M study: Induced driving miles could overwhelm potential energy-saving benefits of connected, self-driving cars

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The benefits of connected, self-driving cars (CAVs) will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide, according to a new University of Michigan study.

2019 100

King County Metro to begin testing electric buses that can travel more than 140 miles on a single charge

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King County Metro, the public transit authority of King County, Washington, which includes the city of Seattle, will soon begin testing long-range battery-powered buses that can travel more than 140 miles on a single charge, the latest milestone toward a zero-emission fleet.

2018 154

2000 miles and counting

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I broke 2000 miles with the 914 EV this week. The car has been running smoothly with no complaints. One of the "features" of the 914 is that the turn signals come on (but don't flash) if you leave the turn lever in the "left" or "right" position, even when the ignition is turned off.

2008 130

MINI USA survey finds 73% say 75 miles EV range sufficient for daily use

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According to a new survey MINI USA recently commissioned from market research and business intelligence firm Engine International, Inc, 63% of consumers said the best way to use an EV is for commuting or city driving, At the same time, 73% of consumers surveyed said that battery range of up to 75 miles was sufficient for their daily use.

2019 81

Did Mayor Bloomberg in China Drive a Miles Javlon?

Plugs and Cars

Autobloggreen is reporting that Mayor Bloomberg has driven the first Miles Automotive highway-legal all-electric car off the production line. I will be joined by the chair of Miles Automotive Group, Miles Rubin, and its chief operating officer, Kevin Kiley. For a while they've said 2009, 120 mile range, $35,000. Tags: miles automotive electric car

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DOE: median EV range in US grew 56% from 73 miles in MY 2011 to 114 miles in MY 2017

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From 2011 to 2017, the median of the all-electric vehicle ranges in the US increased by 41 miles, or 56%—from 73 to 114 miles— according to data gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2017 78

Hyundai NEXO fuel-cell vehicles self-drive (Level 4) 118 miles from Seoul to Pyeongchang

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Hyundai has conducted a significant number of highway test drives amounting to hundreds of thousands of miles travelled, which has enabled the accumulation of data to enhance the performance of its self-driving vehicles.

2018 135

New Flyer’s Xcelsior CHARGE H2 fuel-cell bus achieves 350 miles of zero-emission range in a test demonstration for OCTA

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miles per diesel gallon equivalent. When the hydrogen tanks were fully depleted, the zero-emission bus (ZEB) operated on battery reserve for an additional 20 miles, to achieve a combined range of 350 miles.

2019 105

Gas is cheap; U.S. drivers use it to log more miles than ever

Green Car Reports

drivers have already logged a record-breaking number of miles traveled. trillion miles in the first six months of this year, according to U.S. Fuel Economy Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT With the summer travel season more than halfway over and gas prices still quite low, U.S The nation's vehicles collectively logged 1.58 Department of Transportation (DOT) data. That's up 3.3 percent from.

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U.S. Drivers Covered Record High Number Of Miles So Far This Year

Green Car Reports

is on track to reach a record high number of miles driven this year. billion miles in March, according to the U.S. DON"T MISS: Miles Driven Are. Fuel Economy Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT As the economy improves and gas prices remain low, Americans are consistently driving more. Data from the first quarter of 2015 indicates the U.S. drivers covered 261.7 Department of Transportation.

2015 68

Proterra launches new Catalyst E2 series electric bus with nominal range of up to 350 miles

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Last month, an E2 series vehicle achieved a new milestone at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds where it logged more than 600 miles (966 km) on a single charge under test conditions.

2016 150

2020 BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrid rated just 16 electric miles

Green Car Reports

The 2020 BMW 745e xDrive iPerformance can go 16 all-electric miles. Although the gigantic new twin-kidney grille might be the most eye-catching addition to BMW’s flagship luxury sedan, the 7-Series, the model in the lineup that’s gone through the most change might well be the one with a charge port: the 745e xDrive plug-in hybrid. bmw Plug-In Hybrids

2019 72

Stena Line introducing battery-electric operation to ferry; three stages up to 50 all-electric nautical miles

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In step two, a 20 MWh battery pack will be connected to the propellers; Stena Jutlandica will be able to be operated on electricity within around 10 nautical miles, equal to the distance between Göteborg and Vinga Lighthouse.

2018 127

Chevrolet unveils Bolt EV Concept; 200+ electric miles for ~$30,000

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Chevrolet introduced the Bolt EV concept crossover—a vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000.

2015 133

DOE: median all-electric vehicle range in US grew from 73 miles in MY2011 to 83.5 miles in MY2016

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From 2011 to 2016, the median all-electric vehicle range in the US increased by just over 10 miles from 73 to 83.5 miles, according to figures compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2016 78

Proterra extended range electric bus delivers 258 miles on one charge of 257 kWh pack

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A Proterra 40-foot Catalyst XR (extended range) electric bus drove 258 miles (415 miles) on a single charge under test conditions at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds (LPG). kWh/mile. Proterra has demonstrated that this option can travel more than 700 miles in 24-hour period.

2015 148

EPA confirms Tesla Model S Long Range at 370 miles, Model 3 efficiency boost

Green Car Reports

As Tesla has scrambled to revamp its model lineup in the face of lower tax credits and falling U.S. sales, some new variants have gone on sale before the EPA's site, FuelEconomy.gov, has even posted those updated ratings. Now the EPA is displaying official numbers for the Model 3 Standard Range and Standard Range Plus, as well as the new Model S

2019 82

Tesla Model 3 Standard Range arrives soon at $35,000 and 220 miles. Really.

Green Car Reports

In 2016, Tesla created a fever pitch over its Model 3 promise: $35,000 with a range of 220 miles. The company claimed more than 450,000 reservations were made for the Model 3, at $1,000 each, in part because of that low price and high range. On Thursday, Tesla announced that its entry-level Model 3 is finally available and will be delivered to. Elon Musk Tesla Motors

2019 83

udelv makes first public road test delivery from autonomous electric last-mile delivery vehicle

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company, unveiled its autonomous, electric, last-mile delivery vehicle and made the first public road test deliveries from Draeger’s Market in San Mateo to two nearby customers. udelv , a Burlingame, Calif.

2018 106

Tesla drivers log 1 billion miles on Autopilot

Green Car Reports

Tesla announced in a Tweet on Thursday that its cars logged 1 billion miles driving on Autopilot. Self-driving systems are like teenage drivers: They get better with practice. That's a key milestone, since Teslas driving on Autopilot (and driven by humans) send data about what they see on the road back to Tesla, so the company can address problems. self-driving cars Tesla Autopilot

2018 66

Opinion: Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar: Miles Per Acre Per Year

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The cost to operate an EV, per mile, is already well below the cost to drive a standard ICE-age model, and the advantage is likely to widen. By contrast, at 25 miles per $3 gallon of gasoline, those miles cost 12 cents each. At that price, California miles are 16 cents each.

2015 152

1000 Miles and Still Going.

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I just passed 1000 miles yesterday and it still seems to work fine. There's not too much to report on the Civic. I've definitely noticed over the past several weeks of commuting that my range is highly dependent on my speed. Even driving at 55mph instead of 60mph on the freeway gives me a few extra percent of battery life on the Link-10 E-meter.

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NASCAR to surpass 10M miles on Sunoco Green E15

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NASCAR announced that it will surpass 10 million competition miles on Sunoco Green E15, a biofuel blended with 15% American-made ethanol, by the end of the 2016 season. The 10 million miles will have been accumulated across practice, qualifying and racing laps since the biofuel was adopted by the sport. Americans have already driven over 500 million miles on E15.

2016 84

DOE: US vehicle miles of travel (VMT) at all-time high

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From June 2014 to June 2016, vehicle miles of travel (VMT) in the US rose from 3.00 trillion miles to a new high of 3.18 From 1992 through the end of 2007, US VMT rose at a fairly brisk and steady pace to exceed three trillion miles per year (measured in 12-month running totals).

2016 99

Chevy Bolt EV electric range: can 238 miles stretch to 300 miles?

Green Car Reports

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has an official EPA-rated range of 238 miles per charge on the combined test cycle. That gives it the longest range of any electric car currently on sale in the U.S.

2017 85

McGuinness shatters TT ZERO lap record - 115+ miles/hr, Anstey at 113+ miles/hr

National Green Transportation

History was made on Monday when Mugen's rider, John McGuinness, had the fastest lap time ever in TT ZERO electric motorcycle racing, 115.598 miles/hr.

True Zero’s California hydrogen network hits 2M miles fueled mark; second 1M miles in 60 days

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True Zero , which operates the world’s largest network of hydrogen charging stations, has powered two-million miles of zero-emission driving on California roads 60 days after reaching its first million miles. By comparison, it took nine months for the company to reach the first million miles, reflecting the ramp up of fuel cell cars in California.

2016 81

2020 Kia Soul EV First Drive: 243 electric miles in the box

Green Car Reports

I’m snaking the 2020 Kia Soul EV around a bend in the Korean countryside, happy to push faster after weathering Seoul’s famous morning traffic earlier, but I can’t escape two recurring thoughts. The first is that, if anything, real-time range estimates are conservative, or at the very least, nearer to the real world than ever

2019 84

Tesla Model S fleet passes 1-billion mile mark

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Tesla Motors announced that, since the launch of the Model S in 2012, the cumulative vehicle fleet worldwide has driven more than 1 billion miles with just under 75,000 Model S units now on the roads. Tesla will mark this fleet milestone with the launch of the Next Billion Miles Tour which will travel around North America, Europe and Asia.

2015 85

Audi launching plug-in hybrid versions of Q5, A6, A7 and A8 at Geneva show; 25 miles AER in WLTP

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Audi is presenting plug-in hybrid variants of the models A8, A7 Sportback, A6 and Q5 with an electric range of more than 40 kilometers (25 miles) in the WLTP cycle at the Geneva Motor Show.

2019 83

500 miles!

Honda S2000 EV Conversion

Today's second trip to work brought my total miles over 500 now. A small milestone, but one none the less

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