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Vehicle Electricification: April 18, 2013

Vehicle Electrification
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BMW shows plug-in hybrid electric based on X5 Sports Activity Vehicle

21-Apr-2014 16:12 GMT
Vehicle has 18 mi/30 km all-electric range from lithium-ion battery pack. Uses 2.0-l twin-scroll turbo engine with combination peak output of 270 hp/201 kW and 300 lb ft/407 N-m. Offers "predictive navigation" for high fuel efficiency, and can save battery capacity for areas that may require electric vehicle-only operation. European drive cycle ratings are 3.8 l/100 km (62 mpg) and just 89 grams CO₂/100 km. Read full story
Heavy brake re-gen feel dominates i3 driving experience
15-Apr-2014 20:13 GMT
With its i3 slated to reach U.S. customer hands in early May, BMW is ramping up production of its first mass-produced all-electric vehicle. Read full story
Energy independence and the smart grid
09-Apr-2014 14:29 GMT
A lively panel discussion at the SAE 2014 World Congress explored the role of battery-equipped vehicles in a smart, vehicle-to-grid network. Read full story
Hybrid-electric distributed propulsion explored
04-Apr-2014 20:38 GMT
Recent advancements in electronics, computers, and power distribution have made distributed propulsion feasible, but major challenges remain. Read full story
Toyota Motorsport pursues Le Mans prize with 1000-PS all-wheel-drive hybrid
01-Apr-2014 18:18 GMT
Toyota's new all-wheel-drive TS040 Hybrid Le Mans racer matches a 520-PS gasoline V8 with 480 PS of hybrid-electric assist for a total 1000 PS available from all four wheels under acceleration. Read full story
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For its new 7-Mode transmission, AVL focused on key requirements for hybrid drivetrains including best-in-class fuel con...more
Current production dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs) are limited by their inherent mechanical complexity, according to FE...more
C2000 Piccolo F2807x multipoint control units (MCUs) from Texas Instruments improve execution speeds of control tasks in...more
Andromeda Interfaces’ electric vehicle interface controller (EVIC) is a fully integrated display device to monitor the o...more
3D Systems has developed its fastest fab-grade selective laser sintering (SLS) system yet, the ProX 500 Plus. Build...more
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