Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell exceeds 94 mph in desert test

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mph (152.24 The Tucson Fuel Cell has an EPA-estimated driving range of 265 miles (426.5 Hyundai’s Tucson Fuel Cell ( earlier post ) established the land speed record for a production hydrogen-powered SUV at the Soggy Dry Lake Bed of the California desert, with a top speed of 94.6

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Lucid Air debuts in New York; completes first high speed stability test at 217 mph

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Lucid Motors made its global auto show debut at the New York International Auto Show, presenting the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan and also presenting its Alpha Speed Car test vehicle, which had just completed its first high-speed stability test at 217 mph (349.2

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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mph (330.88 mph (300.63 The car has a range of 130 miles during normal driving operation with a near 50/50 weight distribution and is optimized for a low center of gravity. Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL.

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Honda R&D developing high-power dynamic charging system for EVs at speeds up to 96 mph

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At the upcoming WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience, a team from Honda R&D will present a paper on their study of a dynamic charging system that uses high power to charge a traveling EV, with the goal of realizing an unlimited vehicle range. Major issues facing EV include range, charging (hassle, time, construction of infrastructure), and reduced driving performance due to increased vehicle weight.

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Startup SF Motors announces two EVs; up to 1000 hp, 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds

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The company’s motors, motor controllers, and gearboxes are key to this, with peak power ranging from 100KW to 400KW. In order to provide greater driving convenience and ease range anxiety, SF Motors has also developed a range-extension platform with a highly efficient, high-power onboard generator. SF Motors has also developed a patented battery pack system, enabling range of more than 300 miles (EPA) or 500 km (NEDC).

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Range Anxiety

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Over the past week, I've been driving a gas car because I had long errands after work that would have exceeded the maximum range of the Civic-EV. This is the classic problem with electric vehicles: range anxiety. I can't confidently drive on the freeways anymore because I might lose power after ten miles of pushing it past 60 mph. As you've probably noticed, things have been a bit quiet here. The new vacuum pump is working well and is nicely quiet.

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Range Rover Hybrid Coming

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The 2014 Range Rover is designed to be the most capable luxury condo on the market. Redesigned just last year, 2014 Range Rover is meant to offer a luxurious oasis in the midst of an Arabian oil field, or a suburban soccer field. The 2014 Range Rover Hybrid is powered by 3.0L

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid EPA-rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway; plug-in Energi version offers 85 mph top electric speed

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Ford also announced that the plug-in hybrid version of the C-MAX, the Ford C-MAX Energi, features the a top electric-only speed among all plug-in of 85 mph (137 km/h)—more than 20 mph more than the Prius plug-in, and sufficient easily to keep pace with the flow of high-speed highway traffic even when the EV mode button is engaged and the gasoline engine is off. C-MAX Energi’s EV mode range is 20-plus miles.

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New range record for the Kangoo ZE-H2 EV with fuel cell range extender

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kg of hydrogen for the Symbio FCell fuel cell range extender, the Renault electric light-duty vehicle travelled the distance in 10 hours 36 minutes, at night on a mixed journey of urban and peri-urban areas, with lights and heating turned on.

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Lightning Systems’ battery-electric Ford Transit on schedule for March deliveries; fuel cell range extender option

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Lightning Systems also announced it has developed a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell range extender for the product. Both the all-electric and the zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell range extender are available for heavy-duty Transits with a 10,360-pound gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR).

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Tropos Motors triples range of electric LSVs with new Li-ion-powered ABLE XR; 26 kWh pack

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Tropos Motors has released the new eXtended Range, ABLE XR low-speed electric utility vehicle.

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Tesla Roadster is back: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds, 620-mile range

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This latest 2020 Tesla Roadster is shapely, sprints from 0-60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, 0-100 mph in 4.2 seconds, and boasts a 620-mile range. What's old is new again. The Tesla Roadster is back, company CEO Elon Musk revealed Thursday night at a special event in California. Forget about the old, Lotus-derived Roadster. MORE: Tesla Model 3 delays. Roadsters

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Novel fluid simulation software enables longer range for EVs by reducing losses in drivetrain

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DSD is using nanoFluidX to improve electric vehicle (EV) range by reducing losses in the drivetrain, identified as the largest energy draw on the battery pack at steady speeds up to approximately 80 km/h (50 mph)—even greater than the vehicle’s aerodynamic drag.

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smart offering entire range with battery-electric drive

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With this next generation, smart will be the only car manufacturer worldwide to offer its entire model range with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive. With 118 lb-ft (160 N·m) torque and 80 hp (59 kW), the fortwo accelerates from 0-60 mph in 11.7

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Land Rover launching diesel hybrids: Range Rover Hybrid and Range Rover Sport Hybrid

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Hybrid Range Rover. Land Rover is launching its first hybrid models—Range Rover Hybrid and Range Rover Sport Hybrid. In driver-selectable EV mode the Range Rover Hybrid can travel at speeds of up to 30 mph (48 km/h) for a range of up to one mile (1.6

Volkswagen unveiling electric, fully autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept at Geneva; 413-mile range

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Its top speed is 180 km/h (112 mph). The 111 kWh lithium-ion battery pack enable a driving range of up to 665 kilometers (413 miles) when braking regeneration is factored in. Volkswagen will unveil the electric, autonomous I.D.

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Musk unveils Tesla Semi; 500-mile range at highway speed with 80,000 lbs GVW; next-gen Roadster appears

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coefficient of drag (supported by intelligent flaps that support a range of trailers), will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5 seconds, charge up a 5% grade at 65 mph, and deliver 500 miles of range, Musk said. seconds, 0-100 mph in 4.2

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VW debuts 2017 e-Golf; more range, more technology; Q2 2017; Transparent Factory

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Compared to its predecessor, the 2017 e-Golf offers almost 50% more range, more power and new features. The new battery increases the range by about 50%, with the aim of a driving range of up to an EPA-estimated 124 miles (200 km) on a single charge. (In

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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). Average speed was 30 mph (48 km/h); average energy consumption was 0.8

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Audi e-tron recuperation system contributes up to 30% of total range

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The Audi e-tron prototype combines power, efficiency and range. mph) in less than six seconds. One important contributing factor to its range is the recuperation system, which contributes up to 30% of the EV’s range. mph) several times consecutively without output losses.

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Volkswagen prices 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495; longer range, better fuel economy, more power

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The revised battery helps increase the vehicle’s range from an EPA-estimated total range of 83 miles to 125 miles on a single charge. The 2018 LEAF, which will go on sale next year, drops its MSRP to $29,990, with an estimated enhanced range of 150 miles.

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BMW Motorrad introducing new C evolution electric scooter; longer range with 94 Ah cells

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Featuring a new generation of batteries with a cell capacity of 94 Ah, as used in the current BMW i3, the C evolution has significantly extended its range for one of its variants. The new BMW C evolution - long range. The top speed is 129 km/h (80 mph), electronically limited.

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Mercedes-Benz increases engine range for refreshed A Class compact

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Mercedes-Benz increases engine range for refreshed A Class compact. With the refresh of its A-Class, Mercedes-Benz has increased the range of available engines. All in all the model range has 17 versions.

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2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid on sale in US in spring 2017; ~30-mile electric range

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Cadillac will put the 2017 CT6 Plug-In Hybrid ( earlier post ) sedan on sale in the US in the spring of 2017, with a total driving range of more than 400 miles. All-electric range for the CT6 Plug-In Hybrid is an estimated 30 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. The 125 kW/170 hp hybrid synchronous electric motor accelerates the BMW i3 (94 Ah) from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.3 In both cases a version with range extender will also be offered. Range-extender.

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Audi: e-tron prototype drag coefficient of 0.28 contributes to 400 km range; virtual mirrors and dimples

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The figure is a decisive factor in the everyday range of more than 400 kilometers (248.5 mi) in the WLTP cycle; a hundredth of the drag coefficient figure represents a range of around five kilometers (3.1 mph), it lowers the body by up to 26 millimeters (1.0

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Nissan unveils new LEAF; 150-mile range; high-power variant with larger battery in 2019

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The new LEAF features greater range, a dynamic new design and three main new intelligent driving technologies. The LEAF now offers a range of 400 km (249 miles) on the Japan JC08 cycle. Maximum speed is 144 km/h (89 mph).

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BMW unveils i8 Roadster, 2019 i8 Coupe; optimized eDrive tech increases power and range

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Optimized BMW eDrive technology delivers more power—total output increased to 369 hp (+12 hp)—and a refined high-voltage battery with increased capacity and range. And if the eDrive button is pressed, the all-electric threshold of both models is increased to 75 mph (121 km/h).

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New 2016 Range Rover Evoque with new Ingenium diesel will deliver up to 56 mpg; Geneva debut

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Land Rover will stage the world debut of the MY 2016 Range Rover Evoque. 2016 Range Rover Evoque. Top speed mph (km/h). The 2016 model year Range Rover Evoque will be the first Land Rover vehicle to be designated as an ‘E-Capability’ variant. mph and 19 mph (1.8

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New Bosch highway assist system installed on the Maserati 2018 range; ACC Stop & Go plus Lane Centering

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Bosch’s highway assist system, which combines the ACC Stop & Go and Lane Centering functions to control the vehicle’s speed, acceleration and braking, is installed on all the vehicles in the Maserati MY 2018 range.

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UK company launches new optimized single-cylinder range-extender engine

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has developed and built a technical demonstration electric vehicle using its range-extender engine. The range extender is based on a single-cylinder, water-cooled four-stroke engine that builds on proven, low-cost technologies in a design optimized for this application.

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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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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive priced at $41,450 for US; 85-mile range

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The electrically driven B-Class accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.9 In the interests of optimizing range, the top speed is electronically limited to 100 mph (161 km/h). Range is an estimated 85 miles (137 km). The MY14 B-Class Electric Drive. Click to enlarge.

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smart introduces fourth-generation electric drive technology across its full range

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smart will be the only car manufacturer worldwide to offer its full model range with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive options. The maximum speed is electronically limited to 130 km/h (81 mph) to maximize the range.

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Efficient Drivetrains delivers Class-6 PHEV with CNG range-extender armored truck

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Supported by a $3-million California Energy Commission grant, the companies are working to convert a fleet of six, Class-6 International armored trucks into “Zero Emission with Range Extension” vehicles—PHEV trucks that operate with electricity and renewable natural gas (RNG).

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2017 Range Rover Sport gains new Ingenium 2.0L diesel as option; semi-autonomous driving tech

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For the 2017 Model Year, Range Rover Sport will debut the new 2.0-liter four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine ( earlier post ), manufactured at Jaguar Land Rover’s own engine plant in Wolverhampton, UK. The system automatically disengages above 19 mph (30.6

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Toyota introduces new RAV4 EV; 41.8 kWh pack, 100-mile range

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kWh Li-ion pack, offering an expected driving range rating of approximately 100 miles (161 km). In Sport mode, the vehicle reaches 0-60 mph in 7.0 seconds and has a maximum speed of 100 mph. Normal mode achieves 0-60 mph in 8.6 seconds with a maximum speed of 85 mph. RAV4 EV. Click to enlarge. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., revealed the all-new Toyota RAV4 EV at the 26 th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26) in Los Angeles.

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Techrules unveils production design of series-hybrid Ren RS with micro-turbine range extender; 330 km/h

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The modular chassis design permits a variety of powertrain configurations to provide the range and performance capabilities required by the customer. The most powerful Ren RS will accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3 seconds, onto a top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph).

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nanoFlowcell unveiling QUANTiNO low-voltage electric concept vehicle; 48V, 200 km/h, range of 1,000+ km

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The powertrain comprising the nanoFlow cell, buffer system and electric motors provides the QUANTiNO with a range of more than 1,000 km (621 miles). Top speed is 200 km/h (124 mph).

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China R&D company introduces micro-turbine range extender technology at Geneva

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TREV is a range extender system that uses a micro-turbine (fueled either by liquid or gaseous fuels) to generate electricity that charges a battery pack. The high efficiency of the TREV range extender results in a requirement for fewer batteries, saving weight and space.

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Audi to offer new R8 e-tron EV on request; almost 2x pack capacity, 280-mile range with new Li-ion technology (update 1)

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The top of the range version delivers 449 kW (610 hp), achieving 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.2 As a result, the new R8 e-tron achieves an electric range of 450 kilometers (279.6 mph) in 3.9 mph) or 250 km/h (155.3

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Porsche launches new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid with new gen hybrid module; more e-range, better performance

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l/100 km (94 mpg US) in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) for plug-in hybrid models, with up to 50 km (31 miles) all-electric range. All-electric range.

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New 100 kWh Tesla Model S hits 0-60 in 2.5 seconds; 315-mile range

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Tesla’s latest Model S version, the P100D with Ludicrous mode , is the third-fastest accelerating production car ever produced, with a 0-60 mph time of 2.5 The 100 kWh battery also increases range substantially to an estimated 315 miles (507 km) on the EPA cycle and 613 km (381 miles) on the EU cycle, making it the first to go beyond 300 miles and the longest range production electric vehicle by far. Model X P100D with Ludicrous mode accelerates to 60 mph in 2.9

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