DOE: median driving range of EVs tops 250 miles for MY2020

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The median EPA estimated range for all EV models offered in the 2020 model year exceeded 250 miles, according to figures from the US Department of Energy (DOE). The 2020 model year also marked the first year that an EV achieved an EPA-estimated maximum range of more than 400 miles.

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Most of Tesla lineup gets a range boost: up to 353 miles for Model 3, 371 miles for Model X

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The Model 3 now has a maximum estimated range of 353 miles in dual-motor all-wheel drive Long Range form, compared to 322 miles before. Tesla now quotes a range of 315 miles for the Model 3

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Kenworth electric trucks go on sale, with range up to 200 miles

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Battery packs of 141 kilowatt-hours and 282 kwh are available, with estimated ranges of 100 miles and 200 miles, respectively. Kenworth announced Friday that it is launching medium-duty electric delivery trucks.

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Miles Driven Are Rising, But Gas Consumption Continues To Fall

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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.

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Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

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The South Korean supplier SK Innovation revealed Thursday that it’s developing cells that will only need two quick 10-minute charges to cover more than 500 miles of range when installed in an EV.

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Study finds global tipping points for EVs: 31-minute charging, 291 miles of range, $36,000

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To achieve mass adoption, the average electric car will need to offer 31-minute charging, 291 miles of range, and a base price of $36,000.

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Kia starts pilot of last-mile delivery service in Singapore for future electric PBV business

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to break into Singapore’s last-mile delivery market. The Niro EV model optimized and modified for last-mile logistics service will be used in Singapore’s city center, in the process responding to the needs of the rapidly growing e-commerce market. Purpose-built vehicles&mdash are vehicles that are designed for specific applications, such as last-mile delivery, autonomous shuttles and chauffeur-driven luxury vehicles.

Scooter trips from rental services in US averaged one mile per trip in 2019

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The average distance per trip for rented scooters in the US in 2019 was one mile, according to data from the National Association of City Transportation Officials. miles while trips made by casual (non-member) bike share users averaged 3.3 miles.

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Toyota REXH2 fuel cell module successfully tested on boat over more than 7,000 nautical miles, including trans-Atlantic crossings

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It has been succesfully tested in real open sea conditions aboard the Energy Observer boat for over more than 7,000 nautical miles including trans-Atlantic crossings. The REXH2 is a modular maritime hydrogen power solution developed around Toyota’s fuel cell technology.

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Lucid Air electric sedan boasts fastest-charging EV time: 300 miles in 20 minutes

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Lucid already suggested a week ago that its upcoming Air electric luxury sedan might offer the longest EPA-cycle range of any EV—an anticipated 517 miles.

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Teslas cover more daily miles than other EVs: Are they better ICE replacements?

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Models from Tesla are driven more on a daily basis than other electric cars, according to a new study. But the study also found that EVs are generally driven less than gasoline cars, raising questions about their effectiveness as internal-combustion replacements.

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: 24 electric miles, and quicker

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While its gasoline counterpart gets a redesign and 2022-model-year designation, the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid gets smaller updates, including powertrain tweaks that boost power and electric range.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E: First non-Tesla EV to reach 300 miles of EPA-rated range

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EPA has certified range numbers of up to 300 miles for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, which will start arriving at dealerships in December. Ford has announced that the U.S.

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GM launches BrightDrop: first-to-last-mile electric ecosystem for goods & services

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General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop , which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

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Wyoming leads in vehicle miles traveled per person

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Total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by all vehicles in the United States vary greatly across the individual states. The latest annual data from the Federal Highway Administration show that in 2018 the maximum (348,796 million miles in California) was 94.5 times greater than the minimum (3,691 million miles in the District of Columbia). The results show that VMT per person in 2018 ranged from 18,072 miles in Wyoming to 5,261 miles in the District of Columbia.

Hyundai Kona Electric goes more than 600 miles—if you go 20 mph

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A Hyundai Kona Electric went more than 600 miles in a closed-course test, but only when driven at slow speeds with all accessories turned off.

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

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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.

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All-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype exceeds testing target; 1502 hp, quarter-mile in 8.27s

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The all-electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype has blazed through a quarter-mile in 8.27

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Could 20-year, million-mile battery be Tesla’s next breakthrough?

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Battery research revealed earlier this month and affiliated with Tesla could suggest that the company is well on its way to bringing a million-mile battery to market. The result could last three times as long as Tesla’s current cells—6,000 cycles, across a wide temperature range—and be the electric-car brand’s “secret. Batteries

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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.

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Velodyne Lidar introduces solid-state sensor for autonomous mobile robotics and last-mile delivery

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The Velarray M1600 enables touchless mobile and last-mile delivery robots to operate autonomously and safely, without human intervention. Velodyne Lidar introduced the Velarray M1600, a solid-state lidar sensor designed to serve mobile robotic applications.

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

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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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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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Rivian R1T configurator reveals $10,000 premium for 400+ mile range in electric trucks

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The largest 180-kilowatt-hour battery pack with more than 400 miles of EPA-estimated range—which

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2020 Kia Soul EV rated for 243 miles, improved efficiency

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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.

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Updated fuel-cell tech boosts Toyota semi project to 300 miles at full load

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Toyota has renewed its commitment to fuel-cell technology for powering big Class 8 electric trucks, and with some advances it’s hoping to expand their use to a lot more than the short-distance port duty they’ve been doing so far.

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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. By model year 2018, the number of AEV models increased to 14 and the available ranges expanded as well, from a minimum of 58 miles for the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Coupe to a maximum of 335 miles for the Tesla Model S 100D.

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Average annual highway vehicle miles traveled per capita varies by state

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On a per-capita basis, the number of vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) on the nation’s roads varies from a low of 5,300 annual miles in the District of Columbia to 16,900 annual miles in Wyoming. These data are for 2017, the most recent year for which vehicle miles of travel are available. Values rounded to the nearest hundred miles.

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Nano Flowcell Quantino covers 218,000 miles on flow batteries

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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.

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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.

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Hyundai upgrading Bluelink connected car services technology; Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation

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In addition to a refined user interface, the upgraded Bluelink offers a range of new benefits and services for Hyundai customers, including Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation and live parking information, and a new user profile feature. Last Mile Navigation.

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Porsche Taycan electric car covers 2,100 miles in 24 hours

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Covering 2,128 miles around the circuit in a day carried the car about the distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta. On the road to putting its first electric car into production, Porsche ran the Taycan for 24 hours straight at Italy's Nardo test circuit. The test primarily demonstrated the capability of the Taycan's new 800-volt charging system

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Tesla Model Y Standard Range: 244 miles, $43,190 base, 7-seat available

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The Tesla Model Y electric crossover is getting a new entry-level variant. This week Tesla added the rear-wheel drive Model Y Standard Range variant to its online configurator.

Did Mayor Bloomberg in China Drive a Miles Javlon?

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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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Two-thirds of freight shipped by truck in the US in 2018 was shipped less than 100 miles

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billion tons (two-thirds) were shipped less than 100 miles. billion tons were shipped between 100 and 249 miles and 1.2 billion tons between 250 and 499 miles. Of the 11.1 billion tons of freight shipped by trucks in the United States in 2018, 7.3 Another 1.8 Source: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Federal Highway Administration, Freight Analysis Framework, version 4.5.1, Market Background

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2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV gets 259 miles of range, nudges past Kona Electric

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For 2020, Chevrolet boosted the range of the Bolt EV to 259 miles—from 238 miles in 2019 and earlier models. According to the company, small tweaks in the chemistry of its battery cells accommodated the new range, though it says the capacity remains the same at 60 kilowatt-hours. When the Bolt first hit the market in 2017, it was the first

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2021 VW ID.4 electric SUV rated at 250 miles of range

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The official range ratings are out for the first of Volkswagen’s mass-market electric vehicles. No surprises, they’re exactly what VW had anticipated leading up to the launch. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4,

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FEV testing suggests Lucid Air will have an EPA range of 517 miles on a single charge

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Lucid Motors announced independent range verification of 517 miles on a single charge for its forthcoming Lucid Air all-electric sedan. Lucid conducted thousands of miles of real-world range testing, and FEV’s results validate these endeavors.

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Dahn’s “million-mile battery” detailed in open-access paper in JES

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million kilometers (1 million miles) and last at least two decades in grid energy storage. Researchers at Dalhousie University, led by Professor Jeff Dahn, have developed an excellent moderate-energy-density lithium-ion pouch cell chemistry that they say should be able to power an electric vehicle for more than 1.6 An open-access paper in the Journal of Electrochemistry JES details the new cell and the testing to which the team subjected it to create a benchmark for further research.

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UK project builds electric-car charging into a half-mile of lampposts

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Siemens built charging stations into 24 lampposts on roughly a half-mile of Sutherland Avenue in London. The great thing about electric-car charging is that it can take advantage of existing grid infrastructure. A new project in the United Kingdom demonstrates the benefits of that. The section of street was rechristened, appropriately enough. charging Green Life

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Hyundai boosts range in refreshed IONIQ EV to ~170 miles

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Drivers of the new 2020 IONIQ Electric can also enjoy 170 miles (274 km) of range thanks to an upgraded 38.3-kWh battery with 36% more energy capacity. kWh, and offers a total of 170 miles of estimated range. Drivers choosing IONIQ Plug-in can safely rely on 29 miles of pure electric driving range powered by the 8.9 Hyundai introduced its refreshed IONIQ car lineup in a North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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