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.

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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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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New Flyer unveils lighter, more efficient, longer range Xcelsior CHARGE NG electric bus

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High-energy, long-range batteries utilize an active liquid cooling system to maintain temperature and respond quickly to increases in power demand and environmental loads. New Flyer of America Inc. unveiled its next-generation battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG heavy-duty transit bus.

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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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Range is now the top priority for EV shoppers, survey finds

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Range is the most important consideration for electric-car shoppers, according to a new Autolist.com survey, marking a change from a similar survey conducted by the listings and analysis firm in 2019.

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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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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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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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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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Which Electric Vehicles Come With Range Extender


A range extender is a small gasoline engine on an electric car that is activated when the electric battery is drained. The range extender then. The post Which Electric Vehicles Come With Range Extender appeared first on enrg.io.

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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Mercedes extends EQA range with more powerful options

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EQA 300 and 350 bring 4MATIC all-wheel drive and more power to EQA range

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.

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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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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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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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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Mercedes ups its range number for EQS—and it might top Model S

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At its annual meeting on Wednesday, Mercedes-Benz released a new, higher range figure of 770 kilometers (478 miles) for its upcoming EQS flagship sedan, which is scheduled to start production later this year. A range

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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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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Luminar and Volvo Cars release of comprehensive lidar dataset; 250m range

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a provider of automotive lidar hardware and software technology, and Volvo Cars released a curated dataset called Cirrus containing unique long range lidar data from Volvo Cars’ test and data collection fleet. Luminar Technologies, Inc.,

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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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NIO launches autonomous driving model ET7; up to 621 miles range with solid-state 150 kWh battery

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With a 70 kWh battery pack, the ET7 has an NEDC range of more than 500 km (311 miles), or more than 700 km (435 miles) with a 100 kWh battery. When coupled with a new solid-state 150 kWh battery, ET7 boasts an NEDC range more than 1,000 km (621 miles).

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Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

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Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

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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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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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Argonne study shows range of GHG reductions for electrofuel Fischer-Tropsch; up to 108% reduction

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A team at Argonne National Laboratory’s Systems Assessment Center has evaluated the well-to-wheel (WTW) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Fischer–Tropsch (FT) fuels produced via various electrolytic H 2 pathways and CO 2 sources; using various process designs (i.e.,

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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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Lunaz to begin production of electric classic Range Rovers; prices begin at £245,000 excluding local taxes

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Lunaz, a creator of electric classic cars, announced the first tranche of production availability for classic electric Range Rovers. Prices for classic electric Range Rovers by Lunaz start at £245,000 (US$329,000) excluding local taxes.

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Range Anxiety: The Biggest Hurdle?

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We know that Electric vehicles (EVs) are extremely beneficial due to their dependence on electricity and response to climate change, but due to range anxiety , EV sales are lower than anticipated. Impact of Range anxiety on decision making. What Is Range Anxiety?

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Tesla claims EPA range can be achieved on its electric cars by draining battery beyond zero-mile range


In response to an independent range test, Tesla has reportedly claimed that the EPA range on its vehicles can be achieved by draining the battery pack beyond the zero-mile displayed range.

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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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Longest-range electric vehicles (EVs) you can buy in 2021


One major specification on any EV data sheet is the estimated range i.e. the amount of miles your new vehicle can travel on a single charge. Below is a list of the current EV options for 2021 sorted by longest range.

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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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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 kg of hydrogen on board, and by fitting additional hydrogen storage capacity, the range can be extended further. The Renault Kangoo with a PCBFC roof-mounted range extender. The packaged PCBFC range extender.

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Nikola announces Nikola Badger pickup; FCEV/BEV powertrain to support 600-mile range

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Nikola Corporation announced the product launch of the Nikola Badger electric pickup truck with an estimated range of 600 miles. The advanced electric pickup will feature a hydrogen fuel-cell and battery powertrain.

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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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Volkswagen ID.3 range now starts from £28,370

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City and Style trim level VW ID.3s with 45kWh battery offer new entries into EV ownership

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MIIT verifies Xpeng P7 EV range of 706 km (439 miles) NEDC

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China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) has verified Xpeng’s P7 electric sports sedan’s driving range to be NEDC 706 km (439 miles). It is the longest range among electric vehicles available in China.

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Canada's 94-Mile Range Tesla Model 3 Is Now Advertised


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IAV and Louisenthal develop new heating concept for EVs; increased range with SmartMesh foils

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This increases cruising range by up to 6%. One of the main challenges is to increase energy efficiency and extend the cruising range.

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