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Electric Vehicle

Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market 2014-2018 A hybrid electric vehicle combines two energy sources, one of which is mechanical (ICE) and the other electrical. The size of the gasoline engine in a hybrid electric vehicle is smaller than that in a traditional vehicle. The combination of the two power sources helps to achieve better fuel economy and performance. Hybrid electric vehicles use efficient technologies such as regenerative braking that charges the battery by converting kinetic energy...

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Hybrid Bicycles: A Case Study Of Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Absract-The traffic congestion,energy and environmental considerations are boosting the interest for Light Electric Vehicles.Electrically Power Assisted Cycles (EPAC’s) show a great potential: They are cost effective,safe, easy to use and have a small footprint. In this project, we introduce a Hybrid Electric Bicycle.The hybrid electric bicycle is meant as a challenge to get,on sunny summer days to provide the most pedal assistance as possible.E-bikes need large and heavy batteries to allow riding...

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China : Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Charging Pile Market Research, Report, Trends, Size, Share And Forecast 2014

Prospect of China Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Charging Pile Market, 2014 Report Description The data issued by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers on July 9, 2014 show: in the first half year of 2014, China produced 20,692 new-energy automobiles and sold 20,477, up 2.3 times and 2.2 times over the same period of last year respectively, and the production and sales volume had exceeded the total volume of last year, in which the production and sales of pure electric vehicle was 12,185...

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Hybrid Electric Vehicles

13/07/2012 Hybrid cars are thought to be the vehicle of the future, with increasing emphasis being put on cutting carbon footprints and protecting the planet. Not long ago Hybrid cars were the preserve of the particularly eco-conscious, but they have now made their way into the mainstream. Most major motoring brands offer Hybrids with models like the Toyota Prius, the Honda CR-Z and the Lexus CT proving popular. They work by combining a fuel engine with electric batteries, which reclaims energy when the...

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Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Hybrid electric vehicles are one of the applications of hybrid technology in real modern life; in which it’s currently a high demand technology and is growing rapidly. Although hybrid vehicles weren’t the latest type of transportation technology to be discovered, since they appeared earlier than gasoline vehicles, because of the cost of research and technology they disappeared a prosperous century of gasoline vehicles began. Nowadays, when the world needs green transportation because of high fossil...

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Electric Vehicle Case Study

How far do you think an Electric Vehicle can travel on a single charge? To test the awareness and knowledge of the consumers regarding electric vehicles we asked this question and the options and answers are as follows:  50 - 100 kms  31.8%  100 - 200 kms  50%  200 - 300 kms  9.1%  More than 300 kms  9.1% Are you aware of any of the following Electric Vehicles? The next question was asked on the awareness on the electric cars available in the Indian market. The options and answers...

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Electric Vehicle and Hybrids

Introduction I. Attention Catcher: Talk about anticipating typical Thanksgiving food and what I will eat (maybe show a slide or photograph for watching). II. Listener Relevance Link: People are switching to hybrid cars more than getting an average vehicle. III. Speaker Credibility Statement: I have learned a lot about hybrids, since my best friend got one, and she and another friend was honored to help me give information on hybrids. IV. Thesis Statement: Living a vegetarian lifestyle is an important...

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Honda and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Honda and Hybrid Electric Vehicles Honda was founded in Hamamatsu, Japan, by Soichiro Honda in 1946 as the Honda Technical Research Institute. The company began as a developer of engines for bicycles, but by 1949 it had produced its first motorcycle, called the Dream. In 1959, Honda entered the U.S. automobile and motorcycle market by opening the American Honda Motor Company. A few years later, in 1963, Honda released its first sports car, the S500, in Japan. Honda Motor Co. Inc. grew rapidly...

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Are Electric Cars Good For Our Environment

Are electric vehicles really good for our environment? An electric vehicle is a vehicle that runs on renewable resources instead of gasoline. In the early 1800’s, innovators in the United States, Netherlands, and Hungary began to experiment with the concept of a battery powered vehicle and created some of the first small-scale electric cars. Electric cars grew popular in the 1900’s because it didn’t have any issues with gasoline, it didn’t produce any smelly pollutants, and it was easy to drive...

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Electric Vehicles- Are They Really Green?

ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT         OPINION BRIEF Are electric cars actually bad for the environment? New research suggests that you have to drive an electric car a long, long way for it to be greener than a gas-guzzling vehicle POSTED ON JUNE 14, 2011, AT 10:30 AM A hybrid car is plugged into a charging station in San Francisco, Calif.: Electric cars may have bigger carbon footprints than their gas-guzzling competitors, according to a new study. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesSEE ALL...

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