erev


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erev

(ˈɛrɛv)
n
(Judaism) (in combination) Judaism the day before; the eve of: erev Shabbat (the Sabbath eve, i.e., Friday); erev Pesach (the day before Passover).
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Largely common drive unit between EREV and strong hybrid vehicles, with drive unit kinematically capable of high speed EV operation and transitions between EV and engine modes.
The engine on EREVs only meets average power needs, with peak power needs met by batteries, versus ICE engines able to handle full range of power needs.
GM's EREV is expected to command a price tag approaching $25,000 when it launches in late 2010, nearly twice as much as a comparably priced sedan.
GM is developing BEVs as a part of its plan for vehicle electrification that includes EREVs such as Chevrolet Volt, PHEVs such as recently announced Cadillac CT6, and HEVs such as Chevrolet Tahoe, or E-Assist mild hybrid vehicle such as Buick Lacrosse.
For distances under 100 miles, or what 92% of Americans drive a day, an 8-kWhr EREV will use less than half the gasoline and emit less than one third of the [CO.
Such vehicles are called EREVs, as well as range-extended electric vehicles (ReEVs) or series plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (SPHEVs).
The line-up of manufacturers looking to launch plug-ins, or EREVs, is growing steadily but so is the list of makers who are moving even more aggressively into the battery car realm.