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Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:14 pm
by scottf200
Lot of news on this today. L2, HV (hold), HV Charge, Electric|Serial|Parallel modes, > 62 MPH before ICE kicks in (duh!)

https://www.google.com/search?q=honda+a ... g+in+specs

A couple of the better reports
http://insideevs.com/2014-honda-accord- ... -eligible/
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/107 ... os-details

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:49 pm
by scottf200
The Honda According coming out Jan 2013 is missing from this chart.

2014-honda-accord-plug-in-hybrid-first-drive-review
http://www.autoblog.com/2012/10/03/2014 ... ve-review/

Noteably as well...
...the EPA has decided that the Accord PHEV qualifies as an enhanced AT-PZEV, which means HOV lane access in California if you get a Green Clean Air Vehicle Sticker.
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Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:18 am
by scottf200
Lyle D:
Also got a new nugget from Ford you will see in above story. C-Max Energi gets 43 mpg combined in hybrid mode, and the battery is official 7.6 kwh.
Chart list 7.5

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:14 am
by evnow
I've not seen any Accord specs. It is not mentioned in Honda's website ...

http://automobiles.honda.com/alternative-fuel-vehicles/

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:01 am
by scottf200
evnow wrote:I've not seen any Accord specs. It is not mentioned in Honda's website ...
http://automobiles.honda.com/alternative-fuel-vehicles/


It is 1 of 4 options. Same specs/body except for the powertrain components and probably weight.

Honda site info (vs articles):

All-New 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid Sedan Melds Power, Luxury and Efficiency with Electric-Only Driving Mode
9/5/2012 9:04:00 AM
http://www.honda.com/newsandviews/artic ... id=6824-en
The 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid Sedan features one of four efficient new powertrains for the all-new Accord. The Accord Plug-in Hybrid will also serve as the basis for a conventional hybrid version of the Accord Sedan, which will join the Honda Accord lineup in the summer of 2013.

The 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid is powered by Honda's first two-motor hybrid system, and uses a new Earth DreamsTM 2.0-liter i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine producing 137 horsepower, teamed with a powerful 124-kilowatt (kW) electric motor. Electric driving is supported by a 6.7 kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery, and total system output is 196 horsepower.


2013 specs: http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-sed ... tions.aspx

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:29 am
by Herm
Dont forget the smart for two ED

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:29 am
by scottf200
How about updating the chart with the Spark EV?

http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/news ... rk-ev.html

Spark EV’s driving force is an oil-cooled, permanent magnet motor that produces at least 100 kW (130 hp) and instantaneous torque of about 400 lb.-ft. with the coaxial drive unit, resulting in 0-60 mph acceleration in less than eight seconds.

Not only is Spark EV quick for its segment, its industry-first SAE combo charger will allow DC Fast Charging of up to 80 percent of battery capacity in approximately 20 minutes. That capability, available shortly after market launch, also will provide EV range among the best in the segment.

“When our team set out to develop the propulsion system for Spark EV, we knew we had to provide surprising fun-to-drive acceleration with maximum efficiency,” said Spark EV Chief Engineer Chuck Russell.

“What we think customers will enjoy most is how fun Spark EV is to drive; it’s seamless and power is available at every stage of the drive,” Russell said. “This will help us to provide an exciting option for those customers who are looking for an EV that’s as much fun to drive as it is environmentally responsible.”

Spark EV’s more than 20 kWh lithium-ion battery pack will carry on Chevrolet’s tradition of industry-leading warranty protection of eight years /100,000 miles, and is capable of handling multiple DC Fast Charges daily. Charging can also be completed in less than seven hours using a dedicated 240V charge. A 120V charge cord set is standard. Charging can be managed and monitored remotely using the Spark EV’s smart phone application, provided by OnStar.

“Spark EV’s battery has undergone more than 200,000 hours of testing in our global battery systems labs,” said Larry Nitz, executive director of GM’s global electrification engineering team. “This testing paved the way to allow our customers to do multiple DC Fast Charges daily to help alleviate range anxiety and improve convenience.”

The Spark EV team was able to leverage expertise gained on the groundbreaking Chevrolet Volt program and uses many of the same components and systems. More than 75 percent of the propulsion system components are from the Volt and GM’s hybrid truck programs.

Spark EV’s motor and drive unit will be manufactured beginning in early 2013 at GM’s transmission plant in White Marsh, Md., near Baltimore. It is the first time a U.S. auto manufacturer has built both a complete electric motor and drive unit for a modern electric vehicle in the United States.

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:58 am
by ahagge
evnow - any chance we could talk you into moving this to a Google Drive spreadsheet? Even if you make it read-only to everyone, at least we could download a copy of the sheet (to be able to hide columns, change column sizes, etc.) to make it more useful to us.

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:57 am
by scottf200
EVNow,
Did you decide to stop maintaining this chart? If so how about crowd sharing it? It's pretty cool.

Fiat 500e Rated at 87 Miles of Electric Range
http://insideevs.com/fiat-500e-rated-at ... ric-range/

Re: EV, PHEV specs/dimensions compared

Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:02 pm
by evnow
I'm actually maintaining the sheet. I'll post a revision soon.

One thing to figure out is what to do with all the compliance EVs. Available only in CA (or just a couple of states). If I add them, I'll split the table between EVs and PHEVs, as it would become too wide otherwise.

I can also share the spreadsheet. I've not had good experience with Google drive (editing spreadsheets) - it is too clunky. But we could maintain a separate crowd sourced spreadsheet, if someone wants to own that, and link it from the first post.