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

Green Car Reports

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.

2019 113

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 106

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2019 110

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

Green Car Reports

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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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 78

Changes in vehicle miles traveled often mirror changes in gasoline price

Green Car Congress

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).

2019 78

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 87

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 78

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

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.

Miles 63

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 83

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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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

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

Miles Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

Heard of the Miles electric car? From Miles Automotive, it's an electrified Daihatsu Kei car that will give Zenn a run for its money

ZENN 109

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2019 95

Hyundai CRADLE invests in Netradyne; 350+ million miles of road data for HD mapping development

Green Car Congress

Netradyne has already captured and analyzed over 1 million unique miles of the 2.7 million total miles of paved roads in the United States. In total, Netradyne has analyzed more than 350 million miles of road data. Each of these 350+ million miles has been analyzed with AI and collected by professional drivers.

2019 79

Growth Energy: 2 billion miles on E15

Green Car Congress

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

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 104

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

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

Green Car Reports

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 52

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

Green Car Reports

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 52

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

Green Car Congress

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 131

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 74

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

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 87

EFG Companies launches MAP Electric Vehicle Protection for EV customers; 11 years, 150k miles

Green Car Congress

Most electric vehicle manufacturers provide coverage for an EV battery up to eight years or 100,000 miles. MAP Electric Vehicle Protection provides coverage for up to 11 years, and 150,000 miles, providing customers an extra three years of protection. EFG Companies, the innovator behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance program, has launched the new Motorist Assistance Plan (MAP) Electric Vehicle Protection.

2019 85

New Volkswagen e-up! increases range to up to 162 miles with new 32.3 kWh pack

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kWh, giving the model a range of up to 260 km (162 miles) in everyday driving situations. The model’s top speed is 130 km/h (81 miles). Volkswagen will introduce the new e-up! EV at the IAA next week. The energy capacity of the battery has been increased from 18.7 kWh to 32.3 Expected power consumption totals 12.7 kWh/100 km. Targeted at commuters and city driving, the new e-up! will make its début with a base price of €21,975 and a special low monthly leasing rate of €159.

2019 75

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

Green Car Congress

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 155

MINI Cooper SE EV making show debut at IAA; MINI boosts electric range of Countryman PHEV up to 35 miles

Green Car Congress

The latest version of the plug-in hybrid model, also making its debut appearance in Frankfurt, employs the latest battery cell technology, enabling it to achieve an electric range of up to 57 kilometers (35 miles). The new MINI Cooper SE electric vehicle (fuel consumption combined: 0.0

2019 97

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

Green Car Congress

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 105

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

2007 100

Electric scooters: Fad, or the future of last-mile mobility?

Green Cars News

Or, to put it another way, would you be prepared to park your car a mile from journey’s end and travel the remainder of the trip in another way? How lazy are you?

2019 60

Cadillac to add 70,000 miles to Super Cruise compatible highway network; hands-free driving by Q4 2019

Green Car Congress

Cadillac is expanding the availability of Super Cruise to an additional 70,000 miles of compatible, divided highways in the United States and Canada. To date, Super Cruise has been available on more than 130,000 miles of limited-access freeways.

2019 102

GM’s EV for China, Ford Ecosport, Volvo plug-in miles and mpg: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Volvo’s plug-in hybrids get more miles and more mpg. GM has revealed a new electric car, but so far it’s only for China. A new study underscores the importance of workplace charging. And a major environmental organization jabs Ford over fuel economy.

2019 52

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

Green Car Congress

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

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 84

Volvo XC90, XC60 T8 plug-in hybrids add electric miles for 2020

Green Car Reports

The XC60 and XC90 T8 plug-in hybrids will get up to 15 percent more range, according to Volvo's European announcement, which could boost their range estimates from 17 miles to about 20 miles. Volvo announced on Friday that it is updating its lineup with two new "mild-hybrids" and more electric range for its existing T8 plug-in hybrid models.

2019 72

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

Green Car Congress

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 136

How much electric-car range is 'enough'? 300 miles much better than 200 miles: survey

Green Car Reports

Although a range of 60 to 90 miles covers the majority of daily car use in the U.S., Electric-car drivers know that range anxiety abates quickly once you start using an electric car and get confident with its abilities. it isn't enough for many drivers with longer commutes—especially at high speeds or in very hot or cold weather, which can. Buying plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) EPA Ratings

2017 67

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 76

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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