Tag: electric vehicles

15 Innovative Personal Mobility Vehicles and Urban Transports 2019 – 2020

15 Innovative Personal Mobility Vehicles and Urban Transports 2019 – 2020

You and I may be scooting around town aboard some wild personal vehicles soon as electric-powered mobility machines continue to make inroads in cities and town around the globe. With lithium-ion battery technology getting more cost-effective and prevalent, awesome new vehicle designs are popping up to lure commuters away from the internal combustion gas guzzler. …

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EVs, short-range cars take spotlight at Tokyo Motor Show

EVs, short-range cars take spotlight at Tokyo Motor Show

Electric vehicles and cars designed for short trips are in the spotlight at the Tokyo Motor Show as automakers face growing pressure to address vehicle emissions and develop a growth strategy that will help them to overcome Japan’s shrinking market. The imk is our vision for everyday every moment and every millimeter of life in …

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Illuminati Motor Works Gets Eliminated

Illuminati Motor Works Gets Eliminated

It looks like we’ve pretty much past everything except acceleration. We couldn’t do the 0-60mph. And in trying we broke our transmission and roasted our clutch. That’s why we could no longer shift gears we were stuck in one gear. And if you heard it slipping and slipping, we burned up the clutch. – How …

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Electric Vehicle Adoption Potential in the U.S.

Electric Vehicle Adoption Potential in the U.S.

I’m Jeremy Michalek, and I direct Carnegie Mellon’s Vehicle Electrification group. Electric vehicles have the potential to help reduce air emissions while improving energy security and offering economic benefits, but they can only make impact to the extent that people adopt them. Since 2008, we’ve conducted studies to understand and characterize some of the key …

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#3 – 2000 Mile Road Trip In An Electric Vehicle – Part 3 – Meat Cove

#3 – 2000 Mile Road Trip In An Electric Vehicle – Part 3 – Meat Cove

With a short 35 mile drive to arrive at Meat Cove, we had crested over the 1000 mile mark of our trip It’s a beautiful expanse of shore with grassy campgrounds perched above sheer cliff drop-offs. This is our campsite for the night. In other words, the perfect place for a family with small children. …

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How to drive your BMW Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle efficiently – BMW How-to

How to drive your BMW Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle efficiently – BMW How-to

Using your BMW Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle as efficiently as possible is quite easy. Make sure to charge your BMW as often as possible to exploit the full potential of the vehicle. Use the preconditioning function while charging to ensure your BMW’s interior is already at a comfortable temperature when you start your journey. Doing …

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Ford Electric Vehicles: Using Charge Cord and Status Indicator Lights | Ford How-To | Ford

Ford Electric Vehicles: Using Charge Cord and Status Indicator Lights | Ford How-To | Ford

[MUSIC] Did you know your plug in hybrid electrical vehicle comes equipped with a 120 volt charging cord for convenient charging at home or wherever you have the opportunity to plug in? Let me tell you about it. The charge cord may be located in the trunk depending on model. Just lift the carpeted floor …

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