Energy Efficiency
December 2, 2018
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Yes electric car newbies, Battery (only) Electric cars cost LESS to Maintain than conventional vehicles

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Battery (only) Electric cars (aka BEVs) cost LESS to Maintain than conventional ICE powered (internal combustion engine) vehicles – this is an universally agreed truth!  (Also true, they cost LESS to Operate for the consumer, partly because they are ~3x more efficient than an ICE powered car, especially if the owner...
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April 26, 2018
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Multi-speed gearboxes can offer many benefits for EV powertrains depending on application

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Electric motors have full torque at 0 rpm and a much wider operating RPM range than ICEs (internal combustion engines).  Despite this feature, the efficiency of electric motors still varies at different speeds – they operate at a peak efficiency of around 90-95% but this can fall to 60-70%, particularly...
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April 15, 2018
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End to End Energy Cycle Efficiency – Do All-Electric Vehicles (BEVs) really Win?

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“The conclusion is that All-Electric Vehicles (BEVs) beat the fleet average ICE vehicle hands down in every group of states they evaluated, on a full lifecycle emissions basis, and in fact they outperform the Prius (52 mpg (4.5 L/100km)) in most states. In the most populous states, BEVs beat the...
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