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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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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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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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MPCA to expand EV charging network by more than 2,500 miles in Greater Minnesota; 38 additional fast chargers

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Chargers will be placed 30 to 70 miles apart along seven proposed corridors, including: From Duluth to Grand Portage State Park on MN-61.

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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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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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Audi RS performance models are going plug-in hybrid, perhaps with 50 miles electric range

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Audi does not see plug-in hybrids as a transitional technology to be quickly made redundant by fully electric vehicles.

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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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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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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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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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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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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. The new Last Mile Navigation feature allows customers to continue the journey to their final destination after their car has parked.

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Battery giant CATL ready to make million-mile, 16-year batteries for more than Tesla

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The battery field is moving so quickly that the idea of the million-mile battery seemed far out just a year ago. Now it's within sigh—likely in the next few years—for Tesla and General Motors, among others, and supplier CATL has revealed that it's not exclusive to a particular automaker's R&D department. CATL has developed a. Batteries

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Workhorse Group expands the HorseFly last mile delivery patent portfolio; multi-use unmanned aerial system (UAS)

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The HorseFly was designed to deliver what represents approximately 80% of most commercial package sizes, shapes, and weights while safely carrying a five-pound payload up to 10 miles. Workhorse Group Inc.,

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Could Tesla's million-mile battery help it undercut gasoline vehicles in sticker price?

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New low-cost batteries designed to last a million miles are being developed to enable Tesla to sell electric cars profitably at the same price or less than comparable gasoline cars. Achieving price parity with gasoline cars is a prerequisite of widespread electric-car adoption. A new Tesla battery could achieve that, according to a new report.

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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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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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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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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus now EPA-rated for 402 miles

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Tesla’s Model S Long Range Plus now carries an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles—a 20% increase compared to a 2019 Model S 100D with the same battery pack design. This is the first US EV to break the 400-mile range mark. The company said that the achievement is realized through several changes, both iterative and transformational, in core hardware and system architecture development by the Tesla engineering, design and production teams.

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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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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). It is the longest range among electric vehicles available in China. MIIT released its 329 th batch of vehicle manufacturer and product announcements and its third recommendation catalog for new energy vehicles.

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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). increase in urban VMT in 2018, from 157,328 million miles in 2017 to 164,321 million miles in 2018. from 2008 to 2018, while VMT on rural roadways decreased by 1%. Total VMT in 2018 was 3.2

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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. I’m delighted that the Lucid Air has been independently verified by FEV to achieve an estimated EPA range of 517 miles, and that this landmark in the history of EV development has been achieved entirely through Lucid’s in-house technology. Lucid conducted thousands of miles of real-world range testing, and FEV’s results validate these endeavors.

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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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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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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. That's charging miles per hour, which determines how quickly you can pull out of the charging station and back onto the. charging youtube Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

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Audi E-Tron tows GM EV1 500 miles: Reality check about EV range

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The Audi E-tron is one of a handful electric cars currently rated for towing. Audi recently showed off that capability with a very special payload.

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World's largest commercial electric airplane flown for 30 minutes, can go 100 miles

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A milestone in the quest to develop electric commercial aircraft occurred last week. The world's largest commercial electric airplane took to the skies, flying for 30 minutes over Moses Lake, Washington. The plane, a modified Cessna Caravan that normally seats nine people, was the product of two Seattle-area aviation companies, according to The

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Tesla Model Y getting range boost to 315 miles, deliveries before April

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As part of a quarterly financial report released Wednesday, Tesla confirmed that its production ramp for the Model Y crossover has started at its Fremont plant—and that it will start delivering the new vehicle by the end of March.

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GM battery chief: 600-mile EVs viable, million-mile battery in sight

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Beyond a no-cameras showing in early March to analysts, dealers, and invited press, General Motors still hasn’t provided a first look at its next-generation electric vehicles—including the GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq that are both due to go on sale before the end of 2021. On the other hand, GM has been unusually open in discussing

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