Tesla downgrades range of brand new Model S Long Range


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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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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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.

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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What is Range Anxiety?


Range anxiety is the electric vehicle owner’s fear that an EV’s battery does not have sufficient enough charge for the vehicle to reach its final destination or that a charge point won’t be available for charging “on the road.”. The post What is Range Anxiety?

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Chevrolet Bolt EV range test: Gone with the wind

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We discuss much about driving range in electric cars—not just because a high range rating is a top priority to EV shoppers, but because it’s something you need to consider in a way you might never have for gasoline vehicles.

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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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Tevva and Vattenfall collaborate to develop zero-emission transport solution; electric with hydrogen range extender

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UK-based Tevva, a developer of long-range electric trucks, and Vattenfall Network Solutions, a division of Vattenfall, the leading European energy company, are partnering to help businesses switch to a zero-emission vehicle fleet and to reduce the overall carbon impact of their operations.

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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Cold-weather EV range: Polar Vortex, AAA, local news paint a bleak picture; don't panic!

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” So sums AAA about its report on electric vehicle range, released this past week, which resulted in a very useful data set underscoring the reality of how EV range drops, especially at cold temperatures. EPA range anxiety AAA Range TestIf you plan to drive an EV in winter weather you’ll need to charge more often to avoid “being stranded by a dead battery.”

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Volvo Starts Online Sales & Subscriptions for Extended XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range

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The post Volvo Starts Online Sales & Subscriptions for Extended XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range appeared first on EV Obsession. XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range XC40 Recharge

BMW unveils Concept i4 electric Gran Coupé; 600 km range

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The electric four-door BMW Gran Coupé offers an electric range of up to 600 kilometers (373 miles), based on the new WLTP test cycle. BMW unveiled the BMW Concept i4 EV using a livestream instead of the planned Geneva venue.

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Mach-E and Tesla sales, EQS range, free-piston range extenders: Today’s Car News

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Mercedes-Benz ups its claims for EQS range. And free-piston range extenders could help make more trucks all-electric. Mercedes-Benz this week raised its estimated range number for the flagship EQS electric sedan—to 478 miles.

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.

Batteries won: BMW confirms i3 REx range extender is on its way to extinction

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The rapid progress of lithium-ion battery-cell energy density and the growth of fast-charging networks have together helped write the epitaph for BMW’s range-extending technology, badged REx on the BMW i3. Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

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Continental unveils sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar

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Continental is now unveiling its sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar. Long-range radar and surround radar share a software and hardware platform. Continental has been manufacturing radar sensors for more than 20 years.

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REE unveils new REEcorners and EV platforms for range of vehicle and market segments

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Israel-based REE Automotive (REE) revealed 5 new and improved REEcorner architecture designs and the technology behind its EV platforms designed to support a broad range of commercial electric vehicles.

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Top five longest range EVs

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Here are the five electric cars with the longest range available today

Tesla Model Y Standard Range is a hit in China


The Tesla Model Y Standard Range has attracted flocks of people to Tesla stores in China. Before the base Model Y entered the market, the Long Range and Performance trims were selling well. First weekend after announcing Tesla Model Y Standard Range RWD.

Could free-piston range extenders broaden the electric-truck horizon?

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A new kind of internal-combustion range extender for electric vehicles skips crankshafts and camshafts entirely, with packaging that could more easily coexist with battery packs.

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SunLine Transit puts new long-range fuel-cell range extended electric bus into service

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With funding from the private sector, the Federal Transit Administration, and the California Energy Commission, SunLine Transit unveiled an electric bus with a fuel cell range extender to support a 250-300-mile daily route. California’s SunLine Transit Agency has put into service a new zero-emission bus that will have the capability to cover any route in its service territory—even with the air conditioner operating at maximum levels in the middle of the summer.

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus: 400-mile range an electric-car first

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“Starting today, all North American Model S Long Range Plus vehicles have an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles,” Tesla announced in a company post Monday afternoon. The company says that the new 402-mile range applies back to when it started building “Long.

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Tesla reportedly resumes Model S Plaid and Long Range deliveries


Tesla has reportedly resumed deliveries of the Model S Plaid and Long Range variants just days after reports of a hold were rumored to be delaying customer deliveries of the automaker’s flagship sedan.

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

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Tesla’s Model S Long Range Plus now carries an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles—a 20% increase compared to a 2019 Model S 100D with the same battery pack design. This is the first US EV to break the 400-mile range mark.

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Lightyear ‘One’ solar-electric car ranges 710 km

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Lightyear ‘One’ solar-electric car ranges 710 km. Lightyear a solar electric vehicle maker has recently tested its Lightyear One prototype car which can provide a range of 710 km on a single battery charge.

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Citroën launching electrification offensive across commercial range

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The Brand is now preparing to launch a major electrification offensive across its commercial range. Already present in very targeted markets with Berlingo Electric and the forthcoming launch of Jumpy Electric (beginning of 2020), the Brand plans to extend its electric offering for business customers with a range of 100% electric compact vans by 2021. Citroën is a leading player in the Light Commercial Vehicles market.

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CMU team evaluates range and battery tradeoffs between vehicle automation and electrification

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A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has used a vehicle dynamics model to evaluate the trade-off between automation and electric vehicle range and battery longevity. The y axis shows the percentage change in range for the AEV compared to the base EV.

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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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Tech: High/Low Temps Drain Your EV Range

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Studies Show Loss of EV Range Depends on Temperature. Have you experienced a significant change in your EV range and wonder why that might be? What is the optimal temperature for maximum range? Defogging windows is another way to lose battery range.

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Libertine awarded $3.6M to develop renewable-fueled free-piston-engine range extenders for battery electric trucks

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million) in Innovate UK funding to advance development of its range-extender concept for heavy-duty applications. While the FPE concept is not new, Libertine’s control and manufacturing know-how has unlocked its potential as a vehicle range-extender.

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2018 BMW i3 electric car range adds sportier i3s version

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While battery range stays the same as last year, a new i3s model (for Sport) has been added, with revised suspension and a Sport mode added to its drive-mode. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine BMW i3 RExWhile the 2018 BMW i3 will formally debut next week at the Frankfurt auto show, the company has released details ahead of time on the updates to the lineup of its compact electric car.

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MG5 EV Gets Bigger Battery For 250-Mile Range, Costs £26,495


When driven exclusively in the city, the MG5 EV Long Range's 61.1kWh lithium-ion battery enables a range of 334 miles (537 km

Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

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Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

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Lucid Air: EV-focused Pirelli tires help enable range, performance, refinement

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Pirelli on Thursday released details on a new EV-focused version of its P Zero tire, which will debut on the 2021 Lucid Air luxury sedan. The tire has a high-load (HL) rating, allowing it to support the extra weight of battery packs in both electric cars and hybrids, a Pirelli press release said.

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Volkswagen ID.4 Pro electric SUV receives 260-mile EPA range


Pro, the first-volume version of VW’s new electric SUV, has received its official EPA estimated range: 260 miles. Pro electric SUV receives 260-mile EPA range appeared first on Electrek. The Volkswagen ID.4

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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV earns EPA range rating of 247 miles

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The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV has been EPA-rated at 247 miles of range. It's also less than the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV, which gets the same 259-mile range rating as the 2021 model.

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Arkema launches new renewable PVDF range from crude tall oil for Li-ion batteries

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Arkema has launched its new sustainable Kynar PVDF range. In a second phase, the production of this range of sustainable PVDF grades will be extended to each of Arkema’s global PVDF manufacturing sites and will be made available to all traditional PVDF markets and applications. These new grades will claim 100% renewable attributed carbon derived from crude tall oil (CTO) bio-feedstock, according to a mass-balance approach.

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Tesla saves more range at 0% than other EVs, test finds

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When an electric car's range estimate reads zero miles, there's often still a few miles of range left. This range buffer is more than just a few miles in Tesla models, though—and considerably more than those of other makes—Edmunds found in a recent comparison test.

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New Citroën ë-SpaceTourer Range, Pricing & Specs in the UK, Entry-Level Model Attracting £2,500 Plug-In Car Grant (PICG).

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New Citroën ë-SpaceTourer range announced for the UK, with entry-level model now attracting £2,500 Plug-In Car Grant (PICG). The post New Citroën ë-SpaceTourer Range, Pricing & Specs in the UK, Entry-Level Model Attracting £2,500 Plug-In Car Grant (PICG).

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2019 Audi E-tron road-trip review: Wait, range ratings aren’t everything?

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Not every electric-car first-drive event urges us to climb a mountain to get a good idea of driving range. Range TestActually make that no other automaker, ever. But that’s what Audi had us do with its 2019 E-tron electric SUV: drive it on a prescribed route that took us nearly 195 miles from Yountville, California (102 feet elevation) and over.

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German transport company SWEG and Daimler sign LOI for first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX with fuel cell range-extender

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The Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft (SWEG) (Southwest German Transport Company), and Daimler Buses signed a letter of intent to bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX with a fuel-cell range extender out of series production onto the road.

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LEVC launches VN5 range-extended electric van; available to order now

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Based on the same architecture and proven eCity range-extender technology as LEVC’s TX electric taxi, a pure EV range of over 58 miles (93 km) and a total flexible range of more than 300 miles (484 km) can be achieved.

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Tesla Model 3 and Model Y Long Range get new round of price increases


With the most recent price adjustment, the Tesla Model 3 Long Range now starts at $49,990, $1,000 more than its previous price. As noted in a Tesla Daily report, the Model 3 Long Range started at $46,990 at the beginning of the year.

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