• BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

    BMW has revealed a new high performance plug-in hybrid system, dubbed Power eDrive, with an output of 670 horsepower. Revealed in a 5-Series GT, the Power eDrive plug-in hybrid system consists of a company’s new 170kW (228 hp) turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder direct injection gasoline engine and two electric motors borrowed from the i3 and beefed up a bit. A 150kW (201 […]

    BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP
  • BMW Reveals 3 Series Plug-In Hybrid Prototype

    The BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype provides a first taste of the extra- efficient driving pleasure which the world’s most successful premium sedan will offer. Combining a four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine from the new Efficient Dynamics engine family with an electric motor, the BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype offers standards of sporty performance on a par with […]

    BMW Reveals 3 Series Plug-In Hybrid Prototype
  • IBM, ASELSAN to Develop Metal-Air Batteries for Electric Cars

    IBM Research and Turkish defense company ASELSAN have signed collaborative agreements to develop Metal-Air Batteries that will enable electric cars to make journeys five times longer. “Metal-Air Batteries, which are planned to be developed jointly by ASELSAN and IBM, will be able to have five times more power storage capacity than a Li-on battery. The new batteries will thus become […]

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  • Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells Its 200,000th Electric Vehicle

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 200,000th electric vehicle and has a leading 58% market share for zero-emission cars. Together, Renault and Nissan EVs have driven approximately 4 billion zero-emission kilometers – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times. Renault-Nissan’s EVs represent 200 million litres of fuel saved – enough to fill about 80 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Alliance EVs also […]

    Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells Its 200,000th Electric Vehicle
  • Audi Boosts A3 Sportback e-tron Production

    Audi is increasing production of its first plug-in hybrid model, Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. Initially the company produced 30 A3 Sportback e-trons per day and now Audi is planning to increase the production capacity to 50 units per day at its main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. “We started series production of the Audi A3 Sportback e‑tron in the summer,” said […]

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  • BMW i Ventures Announces Investment In Zendrive

    The BMW Group continues adding innovative mobility services under the brand BMW i. The company’s venture capital company, BMW i Ventures, is announcing a new investment in Zendrive. Zendrive is a company that uses data and analytics to improve driving. This latest investment will add to the number of BMW investments which currently includes JustPark, Chargepoint, Life360, Chargemaster, and MyCityWay. […]

    BMW i Ventures Announces Investment In Zendrive
  • Electric Vehicles Could Stabilize Large Disturbances In Power Grid

    Today when an electric vehicle is plugged into the grid, it’s almost always in charge mode, meaning it consumes power. But it’s also possible for an electric vehicle to operate in discharge mode, in which it acts as a giant battery and injects power into the grid when needed. Several recent studies have shown that plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) operating […]

    Electric Vehicles Could Stabilize Large Disturbances In Power Grid
  • Saleen Delivers the First Saleen Tesla Model

    Saleen Automotive has begun deliveries of the Model S based Saleen FOURSIXTEEN, which comes only a short time after the successful new product launch in Pebble Beach, CA. This places Saleen Automotive Inc in an advantageous position in the rapidly growing electric performance car segment as the Saleen Tesla (ST) hits the streets. “Keeping with our core competencies, we’ve accomplished […]

    Saleen Delivers the First Saleen Tesla Model
  • Video: Fruit 4 London Happy with e-NV200 Testing

    A leading London fruit delivery firm has proved to fleet operators and business van users just how much juice they can expect to squeeze from Nissan’s 100% electric e-NV200 in the freshest instalment of Nissan’s ‘£2 Challenge’. Fruit 4 London put the trailblazing model to the test on a busy day of deliveries across the capital to see how far […]

    Video: Fruit 4 London Happy with e-NV200 Testing
  • Nissan Offers Free Public Charging For New Leaf Buyers In Atlanta

    As customers flood local stores this week looking for Black Friday deals, Nissan is offering Atlanta buyers of the all-electric LEAF its own money-saving holiday special: no-cost public charging for two years. Nissan is today announcing “No Charge to Charge” for Atlanta, a program that offers no-cost access to more than a dozen quick chargers spread throughout the Greater Atlanta […]

    Nissan Offers Free Public Charging For New Leaf Buyers In Atlanta

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BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

November 28, 2014 at 2:00 am

BMW has revealed a new high performance plug-in hybrid system, dubbed Power eDrive, with an output of 670 horsepower. Revealed in a 5-Series GT, the Power eDrive plug-in...

 

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The New Mercedes-Benz S550 PLUG-IN HYBRID

The New Mercedes-Benz S550 PLUG-IN HYBRID

November 24, 2014 at 5:00 am

The new Mercedes-Benz S550 PLUG-IN HYBRID blends an ultramodern hybrid drive configuration with the unique innovations and the luxurious equipment and appointments of the...

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BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

November 28, 2014 at 2:00 am

BMW has revealed a new high performance plug-in hybrid system, dubbed Power eDrive, with an output of 670 horsepower. Revealed in a 5-Series GT, the Power eDrive plug-in...

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BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

BMW Power eDrive Plug-in Hybrid System Gets 670 HP

November 28, 2014 at 2:00 am

BMW has revealed a new high performance plug-in hybrid system, dubbed Power eDrive, with an output of 670 horsepower. Revealed in a 5-Series GT, the Power eDrive plug-in...

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