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.

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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. Values rounded to the nearest hundred miles.

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Recent growth of Vehicle Miles of Travel in US occurred on urban roadways

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Vehicle miles of travel (VMT) on urban roadways in the United States grew by 13.7% trillion miles. Light-duty vehicles (of all types) posted an increase in urban VMT of a scant 0.2% (from 2,066,824 million miles in 2017 to 2,071,605 million miles in 2018).

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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

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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MIIT verifies Xpeng P7 EV range of 706 km (439 miles) NEDC

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China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) has verified Xpeng’s P7 electric sports sedan’s driving range to be NEDC 706 km (439 miles). decrease in wind resistance coefficient increases NEDC driving range by about 8 km (5 miles).

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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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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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Tesla Model Y seats and cargo shown, range nudged to 316 miles

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Just before deliveries of the Tesla Model Y began Friday (according to various accounts on Twitter, at least), Tesla showed more views of the interior, and nudged the top EPA range rating up to 316 miles. That's a one-mile increase from the 315 miles quoted by Tesla in January.

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Lucid Air electric sedan prototype covers 400+ highway miles, company teases

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If you’ve ever taken a highway trip with an electric car, you understand that moving along even close to the flow of traffic can really put a dent in how much range you get from a full charge.

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

Green Car Reports

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

2019 77

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

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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.

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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

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GM’s Ultium propulsion strategy for EVs: 400 miles or more, up to 1,000 hp

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General Motors provided Wednesday the most comprehensive picture yet of how its “all-electric future” will take form—quickly, efficiently, and profitably, as the company emphasized.

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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.

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Changes in vehicle miles traveled often mirror changes in gasoline price

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The number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) often mirrors changes in the price of gasoline, according to data presented bybthe US Department of Energy (DOE).

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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

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DOE: Growth in US vehicle-miles of travel and number of vehicles outpaces population growth

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Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the US was seven times higher in 2017 than in 1950, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). Because the number of licensed drivers grew more slowly than VMT did, the average miles per driver increased each year.

2019 108

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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Toyota’s new RAV4 plug-in hybrid SUV offers 39 miles AER, 90 MPGe

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seconds—the second quickest acceleration time in the Toyota lineup—the 2021 RAV4 Prime has an estimated 39 miles of all-electric range—the highest AER of any PHEV SUV on the market.

2019 102

Plug Power partners with Lightning Systems on hydrogen fuel-cell-powered Class 6 trucks for logistics industry; “middle-mile” solution

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tons) capable of supporting middle-mile delivery logistics between warehouses and distribution centers. The standard vehicle offering includes 20kg of on-board hydrogen storage, delivering average range (for typical route profiles) in excess of 200 miles. Plug Power Inc.

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric range boosted to 170 miles for most efficient EV on the market

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The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric gets a big range boost—up to 170 EPA-rated miles, according to results posted Tuesday by the federal agency.

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Tesla Cybertruck revealed: $39,900 starting price, up to 500 miles of range

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Is Tesla really serious about its radically different Cybertruck, revealed by CEO Elon Musk to a packed room of fans Thursday night? It’s serious enough to already price the truck, open it up for orders, and lock in many specs.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime arrives: 39 miles of electric range, sporty performance from crossover SUV

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The Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid unveiled Tuesday night ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show is both the most-powerful and most-efficient version of the brand's compact crossover.

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric range boosted to 170 miles for very efficient EV

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The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric gets a big range boost—up to 170 EPA-rated miles, according to results posted Tuesday by the federal agency.

2019 79

Tesla Model S and X Long Range Plus deliver more range: S gets 390 miles

Green Car Reports

On Friday, Tesla updated the range ratings for its longest-range versions of the Model S and Model X—to up to 390 miles for the S and 351 miles for the X.

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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.

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BMW targeting ~600 km (~373 mile) range for electric i4 in 2021; 390 kW/530 hp motor

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With fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology, which also includes the latest innovations in the field of battery cells, the BMW i4 will achieve a range of some 600 kilometers (~373 miles).

2019 95

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.

2019 102

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

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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.

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Tesla drivers log 1 billion miles on Autopilot

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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

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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.

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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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New BMW 330e PHEV features 50% boost in all-electric range to 41 miles; XtraBoost debuts

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The all-electric range is more than 50% greater than that of its predecessor—66 kilometers (41 miles) (WLTP) is possible with zero tailpipe emissions. The new BMW 330e plug-in hybrid features the latest generation of BMW eDrive technology paired with a four-cylinder gasoline engine.

2019 103

VW ID 3 for Canada, Tesla million-mile battery, an EV digital divide: Today’s Car News

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Tesla-affiliated research suggests a million-mile battery is close. Volkswagen considers the idea of bringing the ID 3 electric hatchback to Canada but not the U.S. And are electric vehicles creating a new digital divide? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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