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electric car

[i′lek·trik ′kär]
(mechanical engineering)
An automotive vehicle that is propelled by one or more electric motors powered by a special rechargeable electric battery rather than by an internal combustion engine.
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Well-to-wheel emissions for hydrogen vehicles sourced from natural gas are lower than battery electric vehicles, and less than half of equivalent gasoline vehicle emissions.
Our goal is to develop this portfolio of hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and battery electric vehicles so that we are prepared for significant growth in this dynamic part of the automotive market.
Mercedes-Benz, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI)(FWB:DAI), is developing a battery electric vehicle, according to a top Mercedes-Benz official.
Yulon's own LUXGEN brand battery electric vehicle (BEV) have passed various collision and battery-safety tests at the local Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), and are ready to be major players in different demonstration projects on the island.
12, 2010 (CENS) -- The LUXGEN7 EV+, an intelligent battery electric vehicle (BEV) model developed by Taiwan's Yulon Group, recently passed the collision and safety tests at the local Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), hence licensed for operation on roads to set a milestone for the island's electric vehicle (EV) industry.
The three wheeled battery electric vehicle concept has a battery electric drivetrain mounted low in the three wheeled chassis.
Auto Business News-25 February 2010-Honda to launch 3R -C battery electric vehicle concept(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
In addition to the said three models, Yulon also showcased its Luxgen7 EV battery electric vehicle (BEV) developed on the same platform as the Luxgen7 MPV.
This investment is in addition to the USD550m investment to transform Michigan assembly plant from a large SUV factory to a modern car plant to build the all-new Focus starting in 2010 and Focus Electric pure battery electric vehicle in 2011.
Yulon Motor, the local assembler of Nissan car models and the flagship firm of Yulon Group, has been actively developing electric vehicles, including battery electric vehicle (BEV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) models.
Think has been producing EVs since 1991 and the Think City is the world's first 'ready-to-market' urban battery electric vehicle - it is available for sale now in some European countries and we are inviting auto show visitors test drives in a production Think City, which will soon be manufactured here in Finland with our partners, Valmet Automotive.

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