Tag: Hybrid

May 13, 2014 - 08:49 am

1906 Mercedes Mixte hybrid, Ikea sells e-bike.

Click tip: Yet another car maker finds its electric roots. Meet the “Mercedes Mixte”, dating as far back as 1906. With its two rear-wheel motors the series hybrid was initially designed for the race track.
greencarreports.com

Shopping tip: Ikea in Austria is now selling the already-assembled Folkvänlig pedelec. The stylish e-bike, which received various awards at the Taipei Cycle Show, Eurobike and the IF Design Award, is available for just 749 euros (1,030 dollars).
technologicvehicles.com

Apr 1, 2014 - 09:36 am

Epic Electric American Roadtrip, Fuel efficiency.

Roadtrip tip: Recargo manager Norman Hajjar plans nothing less than the ‘Epic Electric American Roadtrip’ in a Tesla Model S with which he will drive 12,000 miles in 18 days to set a Guinness World Record. Happy travels!
electriccarsreport.com

Study tip: Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that hybrid cars are significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than in the US. This is due to different traffic conditions with more frequent starting and stopping, considerable amount of time spent idling, and low percentage of time spent on highways.
greencarcongress.com, sciencedirect.com (purchase study)

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Mar 12, 2014 - 09:36 am

Energy savings of PHEVs.

Study tip: U.S. researchers compared the cost of energy for combustion engines, hybrids, and plug-in hybrids. They found that plug-ins are clearly cheaper to charge in areas with a well-developed charging network, than in ‘charging-scarce’ areas.
sciencedirect.com via greencarcongress.com

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https://www.electrive.com/2014/05/13/1906-mercedes-mixte-hybrid-e-bike-by-ikea/
13.05.2014 08:20