In some parts of the world it’s now required for new homes to be ‘ready for electric cars’, with requirements ranging from extra capacity for charging stations through to actual installation of a charging station.
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An Introduction to E-Tron: Name of Audi is an established name which doesn’t require any introduction to introduce itself in the world of automotive industry. Since its establishment the German car maker has emphasized on use of contemporary technology and manufacturing vehicles that offer smooth driving experience to the drivers of different cars launched under its flagship. An interesting feature of Audi is that it understands the expectations of its esteem customers and therefore the vehicles manufactured by the group are highly appreciated by the customers.
In current scenario when every country across the world is suffering from twin problems of hike in fuel prices at jet dynamic speed at one side and increasing pollution from vehicles at the other side, the German group is working on manufacturing electronic and hybrid vehicles that along with offering improved fuel efficiency do not spoil the atmosphere and are best substitute of fuel. Audi e-tron is the recent initiative of the car maker the roots of which were laid back in 2009 when its first concept was showcased during the International Motor Show in Germany.
Audi E-Tron Philosophy:
Mechanically e-tron is energized with an electronic motor and combustion engine, both of which are capable of working individually or simultaneously with each other. That means the models with e-tron badge can be driven according to the preference of owners. If a person wants to for short travel and within the city then he can opt for electronic motor and with combination of both combustion and electronic motor while going for long journey.
Simply, it can be said that e-tron is going to be the true friend of car enthusiasts who prefer to drive vehicles that apart from being enriched and equipped with luxurious features also offer reliable and superior performance in one unit. It would not be wrong to say that e-tron is the best illustration of holistic approach adopted by the German car maker.
Audi e-tron family: At present the e-tron family comprises of two members namely A3 Sportback e-tron and Audi Q7 e-tron. Although both are enriched with different features but being developed on the same platform both of them share some common features inform front grille, rear bumper and diffuser with no visible tailpipes, signature LED DRLs and light that are specifically developed for e-tron vehicles.
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron: To begin with A3 Sportback e-tron it is endorsed that it not only redefine the electromobility but will exhilarate the buyers with breath-taking architecture and driving features. Empowered with 1.4 litre TFSI petrol engine and 75kw electric motor, the sportback e-tron is capable of boosting the power of 320kw and capable of touching the mark from standstill to 100 km/h at jet dynamic speed of 4.5 seconds.
Charging A3 Sportback e-tron: Charging A3 Sportback is quite simple by sliding the Audi logo at front fascia insert the charging cable in socket at any place that is determined for charging electric vehicles. The time required to charge lithium-ion 8.8 kw battery is about two hours and fifteen minutes.
Average delivered by Audi A3 Sportback e-tron: After full charge you can drive your A3 Sportback up-to 29 miles if driven completely on electronic motor. Whereas driving the same on both versions will offer you smooth drive up-to 536 miles.
Audi Q7 e-tron: Despite of being a sports vehicle the Q7 e-tron is capable of being driving on all sorts of roads without any discomfort. Empowered with 3.0 TDI V6 258PS engine and 94kw battery the Q7 e-tron is the first SUV in the world that is enriched with thermal management system developed for reusing waste heat generated from electrical components and makes its use inside the cabin for climate controlling. It is empowered with quattro all-wheel drive option. The transmission duty is performed by eight speed tiptronic transmission system and is capable of accelerating the speed from 0-100 mph in span of 6.2 seconds.
Average Delivered by Audi Q7 e-tron: After full charge the Audi Q7 e-tron could be driven up-to 34 miles whereas on combined driving it could be driven up-to 8202 miles.
Integration of Innovative Features: The future vision of German car maker Q7 e-tron is embellished with some innovative features that are integrated after analyzing driving conditions in future.
This is a detailed multi-part video series in which I build a gasoline powered 12 volt DC generator and battery charger. I cover the why’s, how’s and reasoning behind the decisions I make and include the mistakes I make along the way so that you can avoid making the same ones.
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Fresh off a hard-earned first round bye, the Patriots host the Chargers in what is sure to be a wild Divisional Round matchup. The high-flying LA Chargers shut down Lamar Jackson and the Ravens last week to advance, while the Patriots finished the season with two home wins to secure a bye. New England has yet to lose at come, and the Chargers have yet to lose outside of LA. One of those streaks will break, with the loser going home for good.
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ORNL DEMONSTRATES 120-KILOWATT WIRELESS CHARGING FOR VEHICLES
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a 120-kilowatt wireless charging system for vehicles–providing six times the power of previous ORNL technology and a big step toward charging times that rival the speed and convenience of a gas station fill-up. The wireless system transfers 120 kilowatts of power with 97 percent efficiency, which is comparable to conventional, wired high-power fast chargers. In the laboratory demonstration, power was transferred across a six-inch air gap between two magnetic coils and charged a battery pack. ORNL researchers created and demonstrated the world’s first 20-kilowatt wireless charging system, which is being modified for applications such as commercial delivery trucks. To achieve 120 kilowatts, the ORNL team created a new coil design co-optimized with the latest silicon carbide power electronic devices for a lightweight, compact system. The system’s architecture takes energy from the grid and converts it to high-frequency alternating current, which generates a magnetic field that transfers power across a large air gap. Once the energy is transferred to the secondary coil, it is converted back to direct current and stored in a vehicle’s batteries.
NEW KIA SOUL AND SOUL EV TO BE REVEALED IN LOS ANGELES NEXT MONTH
“We’ve seen spy photos of the next-generation Kia Soul a couple of times in the last few months and it’s only natural that a debut is imminent.” reports Anthony Karr from Motor1.com: “Our friends from The Korean Cars Blog report the standard ICE-powered and fully-electric versions of the car will make their official premieres at the Los Angeles Auto Show in the second half of November this year. Nothing is confirmed at the moment, but it is believed sales in the United States will kick off in the second quarter of 2019. As far as the Soul EV is concerned, it will use the powertrain of the Niro EV, which means two battery packs will be on sale – with 34 kWh or 60 kWh. The larger of the two should provide a range of approximately 300 miles (485 kilometers) between two charges.”
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP CHINA BUILDING FIRST FACTORY SPECIFICALLY FOR MEB PRODUCTION
“Volkswagen Group China is beginning construction in Anting of the Group’s first factory specifically designed for the Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB) platform. The first model that will be produced in the factory of SAIC Volkswagen will be an electric Volkswagen brand SUV in 2020.” according to Green Car Congress: “Together with the FAW-Volkswagen factory in Foshan, which opened this summer, SAIC Volkswagen’s plant will begin to produce e-cars on the MEB platform directly after the first worldwide MEB-production starts in Zwickau, Germany.” Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said: “Through Volkswagen’s MEB platform, we will be able to easily produce state-of-the-art electric vehicles for our Chinese customers on a high scale. The Volkswagen Group, its brands and their Chinese joint venture partners focus consistently on sustainable mobility and push the transformation of the automotive industry in China and worldwide. In this way, we emphasize the importance of the Chinese market for the Volkswagen Group.” “The facility is scheduled to be put into production by 2020 with a planned annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles. It will produce various new pure electric vehicles of SAIC VOLKSWAGEN, including medium- and large-sized pure electric SUVs, as well as battery systems. The factory will be supporting the Volkswagen Group’s e-mobility strategy in China. The vehicles being produced in Anting are based on the MEB, which is Volkswagen’s first pure electric automotive modular platform developed for mass production. ”