Volvo Cars introduces new single-motor C40 Recharge variant

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Volvo Cars is introducing a range of updates to its entire car line-up, the most prominent of which is an exterior refresh of its fully electric XC40 Recharge. The company also unveiled a single electric motor variant of the pure electric C40 Recharge. C40 Recharge.

Volvo Cars opens order books for new electric C40 Recharge

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The all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge is available online via in select markets across Europe as of this week. The propulsion system consists of twin electric motors, one on the front and one on the rear axle, powered by a 78 kWh battery that can be fast-charged to 80% in about 40 minutes. It offers an anticipated range of around 420 km (261 miles), which is expected to improve over time via over-the-air software updates. Recharge models accounted for 47.7%


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Volvo Car USA announces new extended range Recharge Plug-In Hybrid models with up to 41 miles of electric range in Pure Mode

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Volvo Car USA is bringing a new, improved Recharge plug-in hybrid powertrain is coming to the US in its 90 and 60 Series models, significantly extending electric range while lowering carbon dioxide emissions, increasing performance, and improving drivability.

Volvo Cars launches all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; all cars to be pure electric by 2030

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Volvo Cars launched the battery-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; based on the CMA vehicle platform it is the first Volvo model designed as pure electric only. It offers an anticipated range of around 420 km (261 miles), which is expected to improve over time via over-the-air software updates.

Volvo Debuts Facelifted XC40 Recharge, Single-Motor C40 Recharge


The front-wheel-drive Volvo C40 Recharge comes with a 69 kWh battery enabling a WLTP range of up to 270 miles

Volvo XC40 Recharge into Indian market.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge is Excepted to Launch in India on July 26th. The new version will come with a few cosmetic changes along with two electric motors. Volvo XC40 Recharge Features: The Xc40 Recharge will be assembled at the carmakers Hoskote plant near Bengaluru.

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Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric review

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Volvo has some of the most aggressive goals when it comes to brand-wide electrification, and the new C40 Recharge is a big step in its electric charge towards zero emissions. READ MORE: Volvo C40 Recharge orders open: All-electric SUV to start at $74,990. Range : 434km ( WLTP ).

Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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Local Electric Driving, No Range Anxiety. The company plans to do it with a mixture of all-electric vehicles, like the new XC40 Recharge, and plug-in hybrid versions of its SUVs and sedans. The XC90 Recharge is an example of the second group.

KIA announces 310-mile EPA-certified range for new EV6 with 77.4 kWh pack and RWD

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified a maximum all-electric range (AER) of 310 miles for the 2022 Kia EV6 when equipped with a 77.4 The all-electric range (AER) for the entire EV6 lineup was announced ahead of the EV6 going on sale in the first quarter of 2022.

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Hyliion launches Hypertruck Electric Range Extender; CNG genset; 1,000-truck pre-order

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a developer of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles, launched its Hypertruck Electric Range Extender (ERX), a long-haul, natural-gas series-hybrid electric powertrain. Hyliion Inc.,

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All-electric 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge crossover debuts: More than 200 miles of range, one year of charging free

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Volvo rolled out the all-electric XC40 Recharge compact crossover in Los Angeles and said the electric vehicle will have two 150-kw electric motors, one on each axle, that combine to make 402 net horsepower and will be powered by a The first all-electric Volvo is also the first Volvo that will continue to improve, the automaker said Wednesday.

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ATLIS Motor Vehicles and Clemson University partner to advance development of EV batteries

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ATLIS Motor Vehicles, Inc. ATLIS is developing an all-electric XT pickup truck with the goal of outperforming gasoline and diesel-powered pickup trucks with a 500-mile range battery that recharges in less than 15 minutes.

Ford unveils C-MAX Solar Energi concept; “plug-in” hybrid not dependent on electric grid can fully recharge from sun

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Ford Motor Company announced the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, a sun-powered hybrid vehicle that can deliver the efficiency of a plug-in hybrid without depending on the electric grid for recharging. Instead of recharging its battery from an electrical outlet, Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept uses a special Fresnel lens-based solar concentrator as a stationary canopy working with solar panels on the vehicle roof to recharge directly from the sun.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2: EV cousins offer different takes on “premium”


It’s called the XC40 Recharge, and the earliest versions aren’t cheap, priced from about $55,000 including delivery. Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge.

Lucid Motors announces long-term partnership with LG Chem for batteries for Lucid Air EV

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Lucid Motors announced a long-term partnership with leading EV battery supplier LG Chem for the Lucid Air electric sedan.

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Chevy Volt Delivers Novel Two-Motor, Four-Mode Extended Range Electric Drive System; Seamless Driver Experience Plus Efficiency

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The Volt drive unit combines two motors and three clutches to deliver four distinct operating modes to maximize efficiency and provide a seamless driving experience. During the serial media launch events for the Chevrolet Volt, GM provided more detail (subsequent to the completion of related patent work) on the novel drive architecture applied in their first extended range electric vehicle to enhance the efficiency of both the battery electric and extended-range driving modes.

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Fleetpool ordered €50 million worth of Teslas in 2022


The company also manages the Shell Recharge Auto subscription and subscribers can choose a Tesla Model 3 or a made-in-Germany Tesla Model Y. In Germany, Shell offers customers Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus, Model 3 Long Range Dual Motor, and the Tesla Model Y Long Range Dual Motor.

Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport now available as PHEVs: P300e

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The new Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport premium compact SUVs are now available with plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology, with an electric-only range of up to 66 km (41 miles) and CO 2 emissions as low as 32 g/km. Range Rover Evoque PHEV.

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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. 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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Visedo introducing new SRPM motor design for buses; 10% increase in power, better cooling

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Finnish manufacturer Visedo is unveiling a new electric motor design at BusWorld 2017 that is optimized for the bus market and ready for mass manufacture. Visedo says that the upgrades enable it to offer the highest efficiency in the market across the RPM range, with the Visedo system being 31% more efficient than average. The upgraded range includes motors in 4 different sizes: XS-short, XS, XSe and S, ranging from 50 to 343 kW.

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Hyundai launches Sonata PHEV; 22-mile electric range

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Recharging takes as little as two and a half hours with a Level 2 charger. Sonata Plug-in Hybrid uses a six-speed automatic transmission with Hyundai’s Transmission-Mounted Electrical Device (TMED), a 50 kW electric motor, in place of a torque converter. The 50 kW electric motor is 32% more powerful than the motor used the in regular Sonata Hybrid and allows EV operation at higher speeds.

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Mazda to develop BEV and EREV with rotary engine range extender

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced electrification and connectivity strategies, based on Mazda’s long-term vision for technology development, “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030.”. Mazda will develop two battery electric vehicles, one powered solely by battery and another that pairs a battery with a newly developed range extender powered by Mazda’s small, lightweight and exceptionally quiet rotary engine.

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Chevrolet electric Camaro concept drag racer: eCOPO with 800V battery pack; electric crate motors

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Developed by General Motors and built in partnership with the pioneering electric drag racing team Hancock and Lane Racing, the concept race car—based on the 2019 COPO Camaro —is driven by an electric motor providing the equivalent of more than 700 horsepower and 600 lb-ft (813 N·m) of torque. Chevrolet estimates quarter-mile times in the 9-second range. Electric crate motors. That allows it to bolt up to just about any General Motors transmission.

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Leo Motors Exhibits Electric Trucks with Zinc Air Fuel Cell Range Extenders

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Leo Motors, Inc. displayed two electric trucks equipped with a new Zinc Air Fuel Cell (ZAFC) system as a range-extender at the EV Korea 2010 Expo. The refuelable ZAFC oxidizes zinc pellets, generating the power to recharge the Li-ion polymer battery pack. Leo filed for patents on the ZAFC technology in 2008. Displaying the ZAFC at the show. Click to enlarge. Leo has developed a fuel distribution system for the even distribution of the zinc pellets into the stack.

Opel bringing Ampera with special nav system and Meriva EVs to iZEUS project on intelligent electric driving and recharging

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Opel has presented a specially-equipped Ampera extended range electric vehicle to the Technical Institute Karlsruhe (KIT), marking the beginning of a field trial in the research project iZEUS (intelligent Zero Emission Urban System) in Stuttgart. In addition to Opel, partners include EnBW AG (consortium leader), ads-tec GmbH, Daimler AG, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, KIT, PTV Group, SAP AG and TWT GmbH Science and Innovation, along with BridgingIT GmbH and Toyota Motor Europe.

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Ultimate EV range test declares Tesla Model 3, Ford Mach-E, as endurance kings


The Norwegian Automotive Federation (NAF) has published the results of its recent round of electric vehicle range tests. As noted by the NAF , its test was aimed at measuring the real-world range of electric cars based on how they are used in real-world conditions.

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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. The fast-charge Catalyst FC is now available in configurations carrying between 53 kWh and 131 kWh of energy storage and can be fully recharged in under 10 minutes. The Proterra buses feature a 220 kW peak permanent magnet drive motor and a Proterra 2-speed auto-shift EV transmission.

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Initial Results of UK EV Driver Study Show Increased Confidence and Low Cost Recharging

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Six months into the CABLED trial (Coventry and Birmingham Low Emission Demonstrators) ( earlier post ), Aston University’s research reveals that drivers are travelling more miles more frequently and are undertaking longer journeys, indicating increased confidence and notably reduced ‘range anxiety’. The average cost to trial participants for recharging at home is between 25p and £1 (US$0.40

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PAPL launched EVTRIC Motors to make EVs-NHAI plans to set up charging stations

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PAPL launched EVTRIC Motors to make EVs-NHAI plans to set up charging stations. PAPL a Pune based automation company has launched EVTRIC Motors to manufacture electric vehicles.

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Segway Ninebot Max Review: A reliable long-range commuter scooter

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With an impressive 40 miles of range, durable components, and three different riding modes, it certainly has a lot going for it. The 350W motor is also more than capable of climbing 20% inclines without slowing down. Excellent range: Offering 40.4 Range: 40.4

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Loop Energy fuel cell range-extenders chosen for FAST TRACK project; zero-emission Class 8 drayage trucks

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Canada-based Loop Energy’s heavy-duty fuel cell range extender ( earlier post ) will power two new zero-emission hybrid-electric Class 8 drayage trucks that will operate for a one-year period as part of a FAST TRACK Fuel Cell Truck Project in southern California. The core of Loop’s fuel cell range extenders is the company’s patented technology eFlow—a design that maximizes power, efficiency and durability through an optimized air flow process.

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Range-extended electric Metrocab licensed to carry fare-paying passengers in London

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The range-extended electric Metrocab has become the first zero-emission-capable taxi to be licensed by Transport for London to operate on a trial basis as a London Hackney Carriage. The taxi is driven by two 50 kW (peak) electric motors, range-extended with a Euro-5 1-liter gasoline engine coupled with a generator to recharge the 12.2 kW charger also supports recharging via any mains electric outlet.

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Audi to introduce entry-level e-tron model with smaller battery pack, less range

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The Audi e-tron 50 quattro will complement the existing e-tron 55 quattro model, with a 71 kWh battery and two electric motors providing for a range of up to 186 miles according to the WLTP test cycle and its 120kW charging capability facilitating recharging to 80% capacity in around 30 minutes at fast-charging stations. miles of range in the WLTP cycle. The entry-level model also features e-quattro all-wheel-drive delivered by an electric motor mounted on each axle.

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2018 Honda Accord Hybrid features third-generation MMD two-motor system; no heavy rare-earth metals in motors

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All new from the ground up, the new Accord is built on a new platform with a lower, wider stance, a lighter and more rigid unibody structure; a lighter and more sophisticated chassis; three advanced new power units, including Accord’s first turbocharged engines, a new 10-speed automatic transmission and the third-generation of Honda’s Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (iMMD) two-motor hybrid technology. Electric Motors. The propulsion motor is rated at 181 horsepower and 232 lb.-ft.

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Remy awarded electric motor contract by ALTe

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Remy has been awarded a three-year contract for electric motors by ALTe Powertrain Technologies. Under the agreement, Remy HVH 250 electric motors ( earlier post ) will act as an onboard generator to recharge batteries and deliver electric drivetrain traction power for ALTe’s hybrid vehicle powertrain conversions.

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Toyota to show production-ready ultra-compact BEV at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show; introducing new BEV business model

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Toyota Motor will display its new, production-ready Ultra-compact BEV (battery electric vehicle) at the FUTURE EXPO special exhibition of the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show ahead of the vehicle’s planned commercial launch in Japan in 2020. It can be driven a range of approximately 100 km on a single charge, reach a maximum speed of 60 km/h, and features an extremely short turning radius.

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

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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 135 kW/184 hp electric motor drives the front wheels and accelerates the car from 0 to 60 km/h (37 mph) in 3.9 kWh, thereby extending the all-rounder’s electric range by some 30% to a maximum 55 – 57 kilometers (34 – 35 miles).

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Hyundai Motor America adds more than 100 Chargepoint L2 charging stations for employees

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Hyundai Motor America recently officially opened its “Charging Century” of more than 100 level-two charging locations to its employee work force. These allow Hyundai’s employees driving Ioniq Electric, Plug-in Hybrid and Sonata Plug-in Hybrid vehicles to recharge their vehicles at Hyundai Motor America’s new gold LEED-certified modern building in Southern California, minimizing local fossil-fuel-based emissions during their weekly commutes.

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GEN3 Groove fat tire e-bike with 45 mile range now $400 off at $1,200, more in New Green deals


To get you ready, the GEN3 Groove is the perfect e-bike to hit the trail with thanks to its 4-inch wide tires and powerful 500W motor that can propel it up to 20 MPH. With a range of 45 miles before needing to be recharged, at $1,200 you’re saving $400 on this premium machine.

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London Calling: Congestion Charge Recharges Electric Cars

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Limited ranged, lead-acid battery based cars, they have nonetheless proven the demand of even less than perfect electric vehicles. And Tata Motors , an Indian industrial giant, is "working on an electric version of the Indica for the overseas market, slated to be launched by 2009," according to the Hindu Business Line. To facilitate these EVs, Charging stations are being put in place by local councils, making even short range electric cars viable for commuters.

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8 of the Best EVs with the Longest Ranges

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One of the most common questions we get at DriveElectric HQ is; Which EV has the longest range? The following EVs have the largest range , keeping you on the open road for as long as possible between charges. Not only that, but the range is phenomenal.

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Peugeot launching Partner Tepee Electric at Geneva Motor Show

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Peugeot will launch the Peugeot Partner Tepee Electric at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. The new Peugeot Partner Tepee Electric has a 170-km (106-mile) range on the New European Driving Cycle. The electric motor is paired with a single-speed constant-ratio transmission. That means a full recharge (from an empty battery) takes eight and a half, 12 or 15 hours depending on outlet amperage.

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Nikkei reports Mitsubishi Motors to release electric light truck in FY12

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The Nikkei reported that Mitsubishi Motors Corp. The new EV reportedly will be targeted at farmers, contractors and others who use light trucks for their work—applications in which limited range is less of an issue. The electric light truck will allow users to recharge its battery off normal household power outlets. Mitsubishi Motors aims to keep the effective sales price of the electric truck after government subsidies at no more than 1.5

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