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EP Tender: Enabling to Drive 98% Electric, at the Same TCO and Convenience as 100% ICE

EP Tender, 22 rue Gustave Eiffel F- 78300 Poissy, France
World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8(1), 281-292; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj8010281
Published: 25 March 2016
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Abstract

Are electric vehicles capable of long distance trips? Yes, but with major sacrifice: either recharge several times en route, with a trip which takes about twice the time of an ICE vehicle, or make a significant capital investment in a large battery and vehicle. Not surprisingly both options are a major hindrance to wide EV dissemination. Developing range extending services for Electric vehicles via energy modules is an attractive option. It resolves the above conundrum by providing peak range at a marginal cost which is commensurate to the marginal usage: peak range is required only 2% of the time! [1] [2]
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Segard, J.-B. EP Tender: Enabling to Drive 98% Electric, at the Same TCO and Convenience as 100% ICE. World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8, 281-292.

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