The engine will serve as a range extender
to a fleet of self-driving vehicles that Mazda and Toyota are co-developing.
Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it has successfully completed track testing of a Kenworth Class 7 hybrid electric work truck using its 65kW microturbine as an on board range extender
The model continues to be available in both pure battery and range extender
set ups and now includes LED headlights and upgraded satellite navigation as standard.
Prices start from PS34,070 for the i3 EV and PS37,220 for the range extender
- ie a petrol engine for added range - an increase of some PS3,000.
The Workhorse E-GEN battery-electric extended range step van achieves 30 MPGe fuel efficiency, with an average range of 60 miles all-electric plus an additional 60 miles using the integrated BMW range extender
, and reduces emissions by 75%.
The base system will include front-wheel drive and a range extender
that will allow the operator to switch to a hard fuel source if the battery is depleted.
In an expansion of its lineup of end-to-end live-streaming workflow products that complement its flagship capture cards and hardware encoders, Osprey Video has added 10 new range extender
, multiviewer, converter, and video-capture products.
But batteries are getting better and innovations like the petrol engine range extender
on this BMW i3 and a growth in fast-charging points are making the proposition more viable every day.
TP-Link has two new networking products, the AC2300 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router and the RE650 AC2600 Wi-Fi Range Extender
The 2017 BMW i3 with Range Extender
costs $47,450, not including destination and handling charges, while the rear wheel-drive version of Model S with a 60 kWh battery (range up to 210 miles) without any add-ons costs about $68,000, including $1,200 for destination and documentation fee.
Linksys, a leader in networking solutions for home and business, has launched the Mu-Mimo AC5400 Tri-Band Wireless Router, AC1900 range extender
and USB adapter in the GCC region and wider Middle East.
While more than half of BMW's i3 customers opted for a range extender
with the original model, that proportion is 'substantially lower' since a revamp improved battery range, the company said.