Lower-priced single-motor Polestar 2: 260+ miles with heat pump

Green Car Reports

A single-motor powertrain and a heat pump are part of the toolkit that will allow new, lower-priced versions of the Polestar 2 to achieve more EPA-rated driving range.

IKEA Canada partners with Second Closet & Lion Electric for last-mile delivery; 15 Lion6 electric trucks

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IKEA Canada has partnered with technology-enabled logistics and last-mile delivery provider, Second Closet, which will begin integrating zero-emission trucks into its fleet for IKEA home deliveries in several markets across Canada. Lion6 electric trucks feature a direct-drive TM4 SUMO MD motor and inverter; battery capacity is up to 252 kWh, for a range of up to 180 miles.

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Lucid Motors releases details about its electric drivetrain technology

Green Car Congress

Lucid Motors provided some details about it proprietary, in-house developed electric drivetrain that will power the forthcoming pure-electric luxury Lucid Air. For their power, the motors are two and a half times more volumetrically compact than the closest competitor.

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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). The electric motor developed for the BMW i4 delivers a maximum output of around 390 kW/530 hp, reaching the level of a V8 engine in current BMW models fitted with a combustion engine. Production of future-generation electric motors will no longer require rae earth materials.

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2021 VW ID.4 rated for 260 miles of range in lower-priced version

Green Car Reports

Pro, which starts reaching dealerships soon, has been given a somewhat higher EPA range rating of 260 miles. Pro, with the larger 82-kwh battery pack, achieves that number in single-motor rear-wheel-drive form, beating the ID.4 Volkswagen confirmed Monday that its 2021 ID.4

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Lucid Motors says Lucid Air to be the fastest charging EV yet; 900V+ architecture, up to 20 miles/minute charging

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Lucid Motors announced the Lucid Air will be the fastest charging electric vehicle yet offered with the capability to charge at rates of up to 20 miles per minute. For owners charging their Lucid Air in real-world conditions on the road, that can translate into 300 miles of range in just 20 minutes of charging. —Eric Bach, Vice President of Hardware Engineering, Lucid Motors. 19.2kW AC onboard charger that can support AC charging speeds up to 80 miles per hour.

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NIO launches autonomous driving model ET7; up to 621 miles range with solid-state 150 kWh battery

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The ET7 features a 180 kW permanent magnet motor in the front and a 300 kW induction motor in the rear. With a 70 kWh battery pack, the ET7 has an NEDC range of more than 500 km (311 miles), or more than 700 km (435 miles) with a 100 kWh battery.

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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 Four PN-250-DZR inverters are coupled to a pair of DS-250-115s, giving four motors total and spinning at up to 10,000 revolutions per minute.

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Linear Labs to begin mass production of high-torque M200 e-mobility motor in September

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The company will start with an allocation of production that is distributed between itself and several Tier One sub-contractors in order to expedite the manufacturing ramp rate and delivery of motors to early customers. The motors can be made using rare-earth or ferrite magnets.

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2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 first with new Ultium battery architecture; 24-module, dual stack, 350+ miles range

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The 24-module Ultium battery pack and three-motor Ultium Drive system will provide this all-electric supertruck best-in-class power output. The single-motor front drive unit will have a 13.3:1 Motor output can also be synchronized to simulate a locking differential.

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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.

GM announces the Chevy Silverado EV: 400 miles of range with Ultium battery tech

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General Motors announced earlier today that it will build an all-new EV under its Chevrolet brand by electrifying the Silverado pickup, a highly-dedicated and popular model that has been a top choice of GM truck buyers for years. News Electric Cars Featured General Motors GM

Aptera partners with Elaphe for in-wheel-motor technology

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The rebooted Aptera Motors has teamed with Elaphe Propulsion Technologies on a long-range, volume production electric vehicle powered by in-wheel motors. Now resurrected, with members of the original management team (Steve Fambro and Chris Anthony as co-CEOs) back at the helm, Aptera is targeting an electric three-wheeler that will travel more than 1,000 miles on a single charge with an energy usage of less than 100 Wh/mile. Electric (Battery) Fuel Efficiency Motors

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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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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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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). It integrates an electric motor, transmission and control system in its high-performance 3-in-1 electric drive system.

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

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Further improvements to the gearbox in the front permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motors shared with Model 3 and Model Y have resulted in a further increase of 2% more range while driving on the highway.

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Lucid Motors unveils Lucid Air luxury electric sedan

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Lucid Motors unveiled the Lucid Air battery-electric luxury sedan, which will start at less than US$80,000. With up to 1,080 horsepower available in a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive architecture, the Lucid Air is able to achieve quarter-mile times as quick as 9.9

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Renault boosts ZOE EV’s range by almost 15% to 149 miles with new motor unit

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The new R240 motor unit with integrated PEC. Renault has extended the range of its battery-electric ZOE to 149 miles (240 kilometers)—a boost of 19 miles (31 km), or 14.6%—in —in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) by using a new lighter and more compact R240 electric motor and an optimized electronic management system. The R240 is a synchronous electric motor with rotor coil, with a power output of 65 kW and torque of 220 N·m (162 lb-ft).

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

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Hyundai Motor is upgrading its Bluelink connected car services technology with a range of new features. 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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Hyundai Motor introduces electric double-decker bus

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In Seoul, Hyundai Motor unveiled an electric double-decker bus—a first of its kind for Hyundai, and part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. As part of the company’s effort to increase efficiency and to reduce vehicle emissions, Hyundai equipped the all-new bus with a 384 kWh water-cooled high-efficiency polymer battery, with a maximum 300 km (186 miles) driving range on a single charge.

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Electric vehicle spotlight (EVS): Sono Motors

Electrek

Our spotlight this go-around is on Sono Motors based out of Germany. This EV startup has developed a solar electric vehicle (SEV) called the Sion that can add up to an additional 150 miles of range per week by harnessing the power of the sun. Welcome back to another EVS.

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. —Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO of Lucid Motors.

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Fort Worth approves $68.9M incentive package for Linear Labs for electric motor manufacturing

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The City of Fort Worth, Texas has approved a $68.9-million economic incentive package for electric-motor-manufacturer Linear Labs ( earlier post ) to further solidify the city as the next tech innovation hub. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Motors

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. Its e-motor delivers 134 horsepower and 218 lb.-ft. IONIQ Hybrid’s permanent magnet electric motor delivers 32 kW with maximum torque of 125 lb.-ft., The plug-in version’s electric motor delivers 45 kW (60 horsepower) with maximum torque of 125 lb.-ft.,

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Nikola Motor selects Nel to build 16-station hydrogen refueling network spanning 2,000 miles; first two underway

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Nikola Motor Company, which is developing a Class 8 hydrogen-fuel-cell electric truck ( earlier post ) has chosen Nel ASA as the sole equipment supplier to build a 16-station hydrogen refueling network that will span 2,000 miles. Nikola has already issued a purchase order for the first two stations; the other 14 will follow immediately after installation. We have thousands of trucks that have been reserved and need to be delivered.

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Alpha Motor unveiled new Wolf+ pure electric pickup truck 

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Alpha Motor unveiled new Wolf+ pure electric pickup truck . Alpha Motor Corporation has unveiled a new Wolf+ (Wolf plus) a pure electric pickup truck that is built on a shared platform. It has a loading capacity of 3,050kg (6,724lbs) and it can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in 5.9

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

Green Car Reports

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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Machine learning PODA model projects the impact of COVID-19 on US motor gasoline demand

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The Motor Gasoline Demand Estimation Module quantifies motor gasoline demands due to the changes in travel mobility. The model contains two major modules: a Mobility Dynamic Index Forecast Module and a Motor Gasoline Demand Estimation Module.

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Hyundai Motor Group reveals E-GMP; first dedicated BEV platform, for next-generation BEV line-up

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Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. —Albert Biermann, President and Head of R&D Division for Hyundai Motor Group.

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

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Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, is investing in Netradyne, a US-based intelligent technology company specializing in fleet safety management software. 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.

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BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business

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General Motors has rolled out BrightDrop, moving them further into the business of first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics. The post BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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

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MAP Electric Vehicle Protection provides coverage for all assemblies and parts, the manufacturer-installed battery, and electric vehicle motor(s), except for a specific list of excluded parts. 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.

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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.

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

Green Car Reports

The battery field is moving so quickly that the idea of the million-mile battery seemed far out just a year ago.

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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. With more powerful motor-generators, a newly developed high-capacity Lithium-Ion battery and a booster converter, the 2021 RAV4 Prime yields an 83-horsepower (hp) jump in total system output over the RAV4 Hybrid and has the most horsepower in its segment.

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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 61-kW electric motor accelerates the e-up! 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!

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BYD to unveil new electric transit bus and motor coach

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BYD will unveil a new electric transit bus (K7M-ER) and a new electric motor coach (C9M) at BusCon 2019, held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis 23-25 September. The K7M-ER has a range of up to 185 miles, 20 seats, and a charging time of 3.5 The C9M is 40-foot long motor coach, the first battery-electric motor coach of its length in the industry. The C9M has a range of up to 200 miles and can be equipped to have 49 seats or 45 seats with a restroom.

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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. Elon Musk Tesla MotorsThe 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.

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

Green Car Reports

Along with the many updates made to other models in the 2017 Golf lineup, VW's electric car gets a 50-percent boost in battery capacity and a more powerful electric motor. Later this morning, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will be unveiled at the second of two Los Angeles Auto Show media preview days. The battery rises from 24.2 kilowatt-hours to 35.8. Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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NTN to supply in-wheel motors to EV startup FSAT in China

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Japan-based NTN, a leading global supplier of hub bearings and driveshafts, will supply in-wheel motor technology to EV startup Changchun Fawsn Auto Tech (FSAT), established in October 2017 by FAW Group. FSAT will exhibit a prototype vehicle at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show. NTN’s latest in-wheel motor. NTN began work on in-wheel motors in 2003, deploying and testing successive iterations on different types of compact, lightweight EVs. NTN two-motor e-axle.

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

Green Car Congress

Three of Hyundai Motor Company’s next-generation NEXO fuel-cell-electric vehicles ( earlier post ) have completed a self-driven 118-mile (190 km) journey from Seoul to Pyeongchang. 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.

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

Green Car Congress

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. The Bolt EV concept demonstrates General Motors’ commitment to electrification and the capabilities of our advanced EV technology. —General Motors CEO Mary Barra.

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