Lucid Air EPA-rated at 520 miles of range

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Lucid Group announced that the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range has received an official EPA rating of 520 miles of range. It is the longest-range electric vehicle ever rated by the EPA, delivering at least 100+ miles of additional range over its closest competitor.

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Van Hool introduces new A range of electric buses; battery-electric, fuel cell (hydrogen) and trolley

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Van Hool, the Belgian manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, presented its first edition of a completely new range of 100% zero emission buses on the first day of Euro Mobility Expo 2022, an international trade show for public transport.

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Ford F-150 Lightning delivers more horsepower, more payload capacity, more range; cloud-connected Intelligent Range and Trailer Profile

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Both the standard- and extended-range battery packs offered on F-150 Lightning will deliver more horsepower than originally targeted and announced when the truck was revealed in May 2021, and the payload capacity increased as well. The extended-range battery pack produces 580 horsepower—up from the targeted 563 horsepower. The standard-range battery pack delivers 452 hp—up from the targeted 426 hp originally promised. Intelligent Range and Trailer Profile.

Seasonal Tips: Getting the Best Range from Your EV

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Some owners worry about their vehicle’s range. With that in mind, let’s explore a few seasonal tips for optimizing your EV’s range, looking at how winter, spring, summer and fall can affect your car’s performance. High temperatures can also impact the range of your EV.

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Range Rover P440e Extended-Range PHEV starts at $104,900 in the US

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Land Rover has confirmed prices for the advanced Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid model and the Range Rover SV, while revealing performance figures for the plug-in hybrid electric powertrain.

NIO launches smart electric mid-large SUV ES7; up to 579 miles of range CLTC

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Air suspension is also standard across the range. ES7’s China Light-Duty Vehicle Test Cycle (CLTC) range reaches 485 km with the 75 kWh Standard Range Battery, 620 km (301 miles) with the 100 kWh Long Range Battery, and more than 930 km (578 miles) with the 150 kWh Ultralong Range Battery.

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Forget range anxiety: Study suggests non-EV drivers underestimate capabilities

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Between longer-range EVs and increased charging infrastructure, the reasons for range anxiety are decreasing. But not everyone believes that, according to a new University of Geneva study.

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2023 Cadillac LYRIQ to start at $62,990; 312 miles of range; charging deal with EVgo

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Cadillac announced ordering information, pricing and EPA-estimated range for the battery-electric 2023 LYRIQ RWD. The LYRIQ RWD model offers an EPA-estimated 312 miles of range on a full charge and has a starting MSRP of $62,990.

News: 2022 Range Rover Lineup Previewed

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If you are seeking a bona fide representation of automotive luxury, look no further than the all-new 2022 Range Rover. The wow factor doesn’t end with sumptuous leather and wood, as in 2023 there will be a plug-in hybrid version, to be followed by an all-electric Range Rover in 2024.

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News: Range Milestones Hit by Lucid and Rivian

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Lucid Air Tops Out with 520-mile range; Rivian Bests 300 with Pickup & SUV. The numbers tell the story—we’ve entered a new stage of long-range electric vehicles. EPA with a 520-mile range. Your wheels may dictate your range. Rivian Tops 300-mile Range.

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Audi unveils Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept; long-range electric wagon based on PPE

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The future range of PPE models will include versions with one electric motor each mounted to the front and rear axles that use electronic coordination to deliver all-wheel drive on demand and achieve a balance between driving dynamics and energy efficiency.

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DOE: MY 2021 all-electric vehicles had a median driving range about 60% that of gasoline-powered vehicles

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According to the US Department of Energy (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), for the 2021 model year, the median driving range of all-electric vehicles (EV) was 234 miles while the median range for gasoline vehicles was 403 miles.

Volkswagen ID.4 range Expands with Addition of 52 kWh battery

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range expands with addition of 52 kWh battery, two new motors and an entry-level model eligible for the Plug-in Vehicle Grant ‘Pure’ and ‘Pure Performance’ battery and motor options now available New powertrains available in City or Style trim levels Entry-level ID.4 range Volkswagen ID.4

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Leclanché develops third-generation marine battery system for electrification of broad range of vessels

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Called the Navius MRS-3 (Marine Rack System), the new system improves upon Leclanché’s MRS-2 which is already powering a broad range of ferries, container ships and specialty vessels in service around the world.

Daimler Buses to offer CO2-neutral vehicles in every segment by 2030; eCitaro with Toyota fuel-cell range extender

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Starting in 2023, Daimler Buses will also equip its previously purely battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro city bus, which has been in series production since 2018, with a hydrogen-based fuel cell as a range extender in both solo and articulated models.

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Ford confirms F-150 Lightning final EPA-estimated ranges; some models with increased range

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The all-electric F-150 Lightning has completed final EPA testing; some F-150 Lightning customers will benefit from an increase in range ahead of launch this spring. F-150 Lightning XLT and Lariat trims with the extended range battery deliver an EPA-estimated range of 320 miles while the F-150 Lightning Platinum has an EPA-estimated range of 300 miles. Targeted EPA-estimated Range (miles). Final EPA-estimated Range (miles).

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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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Volvo Trucks to begin production of enhanced VNR electric truck with up to 85% more range

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The company announced that production of the enhanced Volvo VNR Electric model will begin in Q2 2022 and features an up to 85% increased range, faster charging, and even more configurations for heavy-duty transport.

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Volvo Trucks North America introduces I-Torque; up to 31% increase in fuel-efficient speed range

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Now available as an option with the latest D13 Turbo Compound engine, the Volvo I-Torque is a unique powertrain solution enabling the truck to operate optimally with up to a 31% increase in fuel efficient speed range, achieving up to 8.5

Researchers detect broad range of emerging synthetic antioxidants in dust in e-waste recyling centers

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Now, researchers have detected a broad range of emerging synthetic antioxidants, called hindered phenol and sulfur antioxidants, in dust from electronic waste (e-waste) recycling workshops, possibly posing risks for the workers inside.

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Mercedes unveils VISION EQXX electric halo car; range and efficiency

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It has a range of more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) on a single charge using a battery that would fit even into a compact vehicle. Ultra-low-rolling-resistance tires with optimized aerodynamic geometry combine with lightweight magnesium wheels for increased range.

StoreDot develops technology that enables consistent driving range for life of EV batteries

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs) ( earlier post ), has developed a now-patented technology that gives EV batteries fixed capacity and driving range throughout their lifespan.

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Tesla downgrades range of brand new Model S Long Range

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Tesla has downgraded the range of its brand new Model S Long Range, which also happens to be Tesla’s longest-range electric car, just a few days after launching the vehicle.

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Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul with 500 km range to enter production in 2024

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For the important long-haul segment, the eActros LongHaul, with a range of around 500 kilometers (311 miles) on one battery charge, is scheduled to be ready for series production in 2024.

Polestar releases LCA reports for long-range and standard-range single-motor versions of Polestar 2 EV

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Polestar has released the LCA reports for the new Polestar 2 versions (Long-range Single-motor and Standard-range Single-motor), including all emissions from cradle to grave. The company published an evaluation of the carbon footprint of the Long-range Dual-motor Polestar 2 in 2020.

QUANTRON presents Q-Light fuel-cell transporter; 3.5t-4.2t range

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tonne range, the Q-Light FCEV is unique in Europe. With a wide range of superstructures, the Q-Light FCEV can be used flexibly in different areas of application, for example in the logistics industry or as a delivery vehicle.

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EPA confirms 249-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro electric SUV

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AWD Pro has an EPA-estimated 249 miles of range on a full charge and the AWD Pro S has an EPA-estimated 240 miles of range on a full charge. Volkswagen of America announced another round of fuel economy figures for the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV. The ID.4

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Ten years of EV development sees battery range treble

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EVs have 3x the battery range and 15 times more range of choice compared with a decade ago

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Lightning eMotors repowers Van Hool TD925 double-deck coach; 640 kWh battery, 200+ miles range

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The elctric bus features a 640 kWh battery, the largest known to exist for a vehicle of its type, an estimated range of more than 200 miles, and a charge time of less than six hours with a 150 kW DC fast charger.

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DOE: median driving range of EVs tops 250 miles for MY2020

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Since 2011, significant improvements in battery technologies and overall EV efficiency have led to an expanding number of EV models and increased driving ranges. The 2020 model year also marked the first year that an EV achieved an EPA-estimated maximum range of more than 400 miles.

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Irizar manufactures LNG long-distance coach with range of more than 1000km

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Irizar has manufactured a liquid natural gas (LNG) i4 model coach with a range of more than 1000 kilometers (621 miles) for intercity or short distance routes. The LNG range of vehicles from Irizar includes the i4, i6S and i6 Irizar model coaches.

Audi introduces longer range and AWD quattro versions of Q4 e-tron compact electric SUV

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Audi is now adding two new versions to the range—the Q4 Sportback 40 e-tron, the model with the longest range in the series; and an all-wheel-drive version, the Q4 45 e-tron quattro.

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Tech: Aerodynamics Is the Key To EV Range

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For EVs, that means range, but it has also been a key for speed records and efficiency. With the arrival of electric cars, focus has shifted to the issue of range. Since range anxiety holds back many potential buyers, aerodynamics can play a key role.

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Range Rover Sport PHEV revealed

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Range Rover Sport revealed with PHEV version

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Mack Range Calculator for electric trucks helps customers plan routes for electrification

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Mack Trucks recently introduced its Range Calculator for Electric Vehicles to help customers simulate real-world collection routes. The next generation LR Electric, which was launched in March 2022, features 42% more energy and a standard 376 kWh total battery capacity for increased range.

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MAHLE Powertrain and Bramble Energy launch Phase 1 PCBFC demonstrator vehicle; range-extended EV

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The phase 1 results of the collaboration are based around a Renault Kangoo ZE delivery vehicle that sees a 5 kW Bramble Energy fuel cell integrated into the powertrain acting as a range extender.

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Porsche updates the Taycan; more range, more connectivity, more colors

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The Porsche Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo will start the new model year (2022) in September with a number of upgrades , perhaps foremost among them an increase in range. The new Taycan model year will not be homologated separately, so there will not be any new WLTP range values.

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 range boosted, now up to 280 miles

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is getting a range boost, VW announced Tuesday in a press release, including a series of EPA-estimated figures that haven't yet been officially posted. The estimates do point to a significant range improvement. Pro has a 280-mile range—20 miles more than the 2021 model.

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Forget range anxiety: Study suggests EV drivers chronically underestimate their battery

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Between longer-range EVs and increased charging infrastructure, the reasons for range anxiety are decreasing. But not everyone believes that, according to a new University of Geneva study.

Standard Range MG ZS EV announced

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Cheaper, shorter range MG ZS EV on sale now

Argonne study finds rare earth supply disruptions can have long-range impacts

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A range of devices and machines rely on rare earth elements that are mined and refined largely in China. Disruptions to this supply can have wide-ranging consequences, but the understanding of how those disruptions play out in global markets is limited.

Renault Trucks to offer an electric range for each market segment from 2023

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To support these developments and be able to offer a complete and competitive Renault Trucks range on the market, the company is setting up an organization dedicated to electric mobility. Renault Trucks now offers a comprehensive all-electric range, from 3.1

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Mercedes launches new plug-in hybrid S 580 e; Gen4 hybrid system, 100 km electric range

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With an electric output of 110 kW/150 hp and an all-electric range of more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) (WLTP), the S 580 e can in many cases operate without using its combustion engine. The range has more than doubled compared with the previous model.