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

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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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Tesla Model 3 Mid Range goes an EPA-official 260 miles

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EPA range ratings are funny things—they're never official until they're official. Tesla released its Model 3 Mid Range in early November, in an effort to offer a lower-priced base model, with an estimated range of 260 miles. Now the EPA has released final range figures confirming that number, and revealed official MPGe efficiency estimates

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Tesla ekes 4 more miles out of Model 3 Mid Range

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After a $2,000 price drop on Wednesday, Tesla buyers just got four more reasons to choose a Model 3 Mid Range. According to the order page on Tesla's website, the Mid Range Model 3's EPA range rating went up four miles overnight, from 260 miles to 264. To be sure, it's a minimal improvement on top of what was already a pretty useful number of

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

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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).

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

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

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Proterra extended range electric bus delivers 258 miles on one charge of 257 kWh pack

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A Proterra 40-foot Catalyst XR (extended range) electric bus drove 258 miles (415 miles) on a single charge under test conditions at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds (LPG). kWh/mile.

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DOE: median all-electric vehicle range in US grew from 73 miles in MY2011 to 83.5 miles in MY2016

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From 2011 to 2016, the median all-electric vehicle range in the US increased by just over 10 miles from 73 to 83.5 miles, according to figures compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric rated at class-leading 258 miles of range by EPA

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The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric boasts the greatest range of any electric car built by a full-range automaker: 258 miles, according to the EPA. That bests the Nissan Leaf's 151 miles and Chevrolet Bolt EV's 238 miles, and it nearly ties the Tesla Model S 75D's 259-mile range. The official range rating is The news was first reported by Inside EVs.

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Hyundai prices 2018 Ioniq PHEV starting at $24,950; 29 miles all-electric range

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Hyundai’s 2018 Plug-in Hybrid Ioniq ( earlier post ) is heading to dealerships now—joining the Hybrid and Electric models—with an aggressive starting price of $24,950—$5,000 less than the full battery-electric version of the Ioniq but with more than five times the range.

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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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2017 electric cars with more than 100 miles of range

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There are now several models that offer at least 100 miles of range, and many are widely available to consumers. In the six years since modern electric cars first went on sale in large numbers, the field has matured significantly. That includes the Tesla Model S and Model X, starting at about $70,000, as well as several models that are more. plug-in cars

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2012 Chevy Volt has now crossed 400,000 miles, range remains steady

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Chevy Volt commuting plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Battery LifeAs more battery-electric cars are sold and more drivers become aware of them, the question of battery life recurs among pretty much every potential buyer. How long will the battery last? Will I have to replace it every 18 months as I do in my smartphone? Data on the liquid-cooled battery packs of older Tesla Model S and Chevrolet Volt cars offers.

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

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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.

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Tesla Model 3 Long Range rating of 310 miles: Is it understated?

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That would be the official EPA range and efficiency ratings for the 2017 Tesla Model 3 Long Range version. Efficiency Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range Test EPA Ratings battery capacityAmidst all the coverage on Wednesday of the Tesla Model 3 production numbers, we realized we'd forgotten one piece of the Model 3 saga. Those were issued at the end of November, and they seemed worth highlighting as a way to compare the Model.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

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Mercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more electric driving range than previous efforts. It will arrive late next year and will be based on a redesigned version of the mid-size GLE SUV arriving with gas power next spring. The company didn't release. Plug-In Hybrids

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2016 Chevrolet Volt EPA-rated at 53 miles all-electric range

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The Chevrolet Volt’s all-new second-generation Voltec extended-range electric propulsion system ( earlier post ) delivers 53 miles (85 km) of all-electric range, based on EPA testing. The additional range would enable the average Volt owner to travel well over 1,000 miles (1,609 km) (in multiple trips) between gas fill ups, if they charge regularly. These Gen 1 Volt drivers were able to travel 74% of their total miles in EV without requiring the ICE’s support.

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2017 BMW i3: up to 114 miles of range from 50-percent battery increase

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For its fourth year on the market, the 2017 BMW i3 electric car gets a huge boost in battery capacity and hence its EPA-rated range. The battery capacity rises 50 percent, from 22 to 33 kilowatt-hours, and the company says the rated range for the battery-electric version will be up to 114 miles combined. The range-extended version will get the. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine BMW i3 REx

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Electric cars only need 100 miles of range, some carmakers say; is it true?

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Hyundai first made the argument that energy efficiency in electric cars is just as important as their range, as part of its launch of the Ioniq Electric hatchback, EPA-rated at 124 miles. Now Honda is making that argument as well, based on a news report it confirmed saying that the Clarity EV electric mid-size sedan will have a battery range of. plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) EPA Ratings battery capacity

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Bombardier battery-electric powered tram sets range record: 25.9 miles of catenary-free operation

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miles) catenary-free test run using a Bombardier-built tram, powered entirely by its PRIMOVE battery in combination with BOMBARDIER MITRAC (Modular Integrated TRACtion system). Bombardier Transportation has successfully completed a 41.6 km (25.9

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2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Sedan: 312 Miles Of Range, 67 MPGe

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The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will achieve just over 300 miles of range when it goes on sale in the U.S. EPA efficiency and range estimates were released yesterday, well in advance of the Mirai's anticipated arrival in California showrooms this fall. The agency says the Mirai will be able to travel 312 miles on a. Green Range Test hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell zero emissions

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2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

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Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. What differs is the rating procedure used to calculate the range of an electric car. Europe Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Range Test EPA RatingsThat would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe. The punchline is that the two cars are identical. DON'T MISS: Nissan Gripz Concept: 2015.

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric US debut: 250 miles of range from small electric hatchback

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The biggest question around the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric has now been answered: it will have a rated range estimated at 250 miles on the U.S. test cycle. Hyundai debuted the U.S. version of the small all-electric hatchback on Wednesday at the New York auto show media days. While the company refers to the all-electric Kona as a "crossover". New York Auto Show subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 74

Sono Sion solar electric car promises 18 miles of range from solar panels

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Sono Motors plans to build a $25,000 electric car covered in solar cells that can provide up to 18 miles of range a day. Solar cells have gotten cheap enough to make solar cars practical. At least that's the business model of one electric-car startup in Europe. The company plans to introduce it at the end of 2019. In a video interview with

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Tesla semi reportedly has 200 to 300 miles of range

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An exclusive report may have revealed Tesla's range figure as it prepares to tackle a segment dominated by diesel-powered. Tesla's first foray into the commercial vehicle sector—an all-electric semi truck—is expected to debut next month, but specifics surrounding the electric-car maker's latest project have been few and far between. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) semis

2017 63

Revolve Technologies shows new PCB-based fuel cell range extender

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A Renault Kangoo ZE van with a PCB fuel cell range extender was displayed at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event at the Millbrook Proving Ground this week past. With the PCBFC fitted, an additional range of around 80 miles can be expected on a NEDC cycle with 1.7

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Proterra introduces new extended range battery pack for electric transit buses; up to 180 miles

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has launched a new extended-range product line. With the new TerraVolt XR extended-range battery, Proterra buses can now be configured to travel up to 180 miles (290 km) between charges. This newest high energy density battery complements the existing TerraVolt FC fast-charge battery which has been extensively tested over nearly one million customer revenue miles. Electric transitbus manufacturer Proterra Inc.

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2017 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV boosts total range to 610 miles

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Ford’s 2017 Fusion Energi—incorporating enhancements announced earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show ( earlier post )—can travel 610 miles (982 km) on a full tank of gas and battery charge according to EPA estimates to be posted to fueleconomy.gov—the highest combined range of any plug-in hybrid sold in the US. The 2016 model of the Fusion Energi has a combined range of 550 miles (885 km).

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Updated 2016 Tesla Model S 90D now rated at 303 miles highway range

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With the launch of the Chevy Bolt EV less than a year away, and 400,000 reservations for Tesla Model 3 cars to be delivered sometime in 2018 or later, clearly 200 miles is the new benchmark for range below $40,000. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Range Test EPA RatingsIf 200-mile electric cars are the new black, then what does that make 300-mile electric cars?

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric to offer 110 miles of range: company

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As electric-car range moves above the 100-mile mark in EPA ratings, one of the more interesting models to watch will be the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric. That car uses essentially the same 28-kilowatt-hour battery pack as the low-volume Kia Soul EV, a blocky tall wagon that's rated at 93 miles. EPA plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range Test

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First drive: US spec Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid; 83-86 MPGe with 16-17 mile EV range

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Battery pack capacity vs. electric range for selected PHEVs in the US. The electric motor develops peak torque from start to around 2,000 rpm, and the TFSI’s maximum pulling power is available in a range from 1,750 to 4,000 rpm.

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

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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 The new R240 motor unit with integrated PEC. Click to enlarge.

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New electric car boasts 200 mile range

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Thirty four high-profile Japanese companies have worked together to produce an innovative new electric car which delivers double the average driving range of current generation electric cars. Despite the new SIM-LEI car achieving an awesome range of around 200 miles, the Japanese SIM-Drive project has foregone the usual media fanfare in respect for all those [.]. Electric cars 200 mile electric car japan SIM-Drive SIM-LEI

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2017 BMW i3 REx: 97-mile electric range, lower efficiency for range-extended model

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Changes are headlined by a larger, 33-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack that increases range from 81 miles to 114 miles in the all-electric model. However, until now, BMW had yet to release range estimates for. plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle BMW i REx range extender engine BMW i3 RExThe 2017 BMW i3 is the most significant update to the groundbreaking electric car since it went on sale in the U.S. back in May 2014.

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Renault, GM, Tesla all promising 200+ mile range electric cars in a few years

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Renault is working on a plug-in hybrid for 2014, and is joining General Motors in predicting that by 2020 electric cars will commonly have an electric range over 200 miles.

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BMW launching longer range i3 at Paris Show; 94 Ah cells for up to 124 miles real-world range; retrofit program

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BMW will launch its longer range BMW i3 at the Paris Motor Show. In both cases a version with range extender will also be offered. The battery pack is designed to last the full life of the vehicle, and comes with a warranty of eight years or 100,000 kilometers (62,000 miles).

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric car to get 200 miles of range 'soon'

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Called the Ioniq Electric, it has an estimated driving range of 110 miles. Hyundai's product planners seem to have a bit of an issue on their hands. The South Korean automaker is set to launch an all-electric version of its Ioniq hatchback, alongside the conventional hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of that model. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq. battery pack plug-in cars battery capacity

2016 85

EPA pegs Ford C-MAX Energi PHEV range at 620 miles

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rated the overall range for Ford’s plug-in hybrid C-MAX Energi at 620 miles (998 km). The Toyota Prius plug-in trails the C-MAX Energi by 80 miles at 540 miles of overall range, and the Chevrolet Volt comes in third at 380 miles. The Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid offers up to six miles in all-electric range.

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

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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

Half of car buyers say electric car must have 300 miles of range

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The Tesla Model 3 and 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars are set to make 200-mile ranges attainable for a much larger number of buyers than today's $72,000-plus Tesla Model S. Study plug-in cars range anxietyBut according to one new study, that may not be enough. A survey by a U.S. national lab showed that many consumers won't consider an electric car unless it has even.

2016 64

Aluminium air car achieves 1,000 mile range

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An Israeli company called Phinergy has successfully produced a working prototype of an electric car which runs on metal air batteries and is capable of a range around 10 times long than a conventional electric vehicle.

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2017 Ford Fusion Energi electric range rises to 22 miles

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The all-electric range of every type of plug-in car has risen since their introduction in 2011, and will continue to increase with further boosts in battery energy density. This means that not only electric cars will get longer ranges, but so will plug-in hybrids. The latest maker to join the parade of increased electric-range announcements is.

2016 62

Kia Niro EV concept at CES: 238 miles of range from 64-kwh battery

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It's well known that a battery-electric version of the Kia Niro will join the lineup soon, completing a range that now comprises the Niro Hybrid and the recently launched plug-in hybrid. Most observers had assumed the Niro EV would use the same underpinnings as its corporate sibling the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, just as the pair of hybrids does. CES plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Consumer Electronics Show

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