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Jeep EV - Electric Vehicle





 Jeep EV is a Range-extended Electric Vehicle based on the Jeep Wrangler and aims to be “Go Anywhere, Do Anything” electric car.


The powertrain of the Jeep EV includes an electric motor, a lithium-ion battery pack and a small gasoline engine used to produce more electricity when needed. With this powertrain, the Jeep EV may delivers 268 hp and 400 Nm of torque.


Jeep EV needs the same amount of gasoline (8 gallons) to tun for around 400 miles, including 40 miles of zero fuel-consumption and zero-emissions.





Press Release

Jeep EV


The Jeep EV development vehicle is a Range-extended Electric Vehicle that provides a glimpse into the future of a ???Go Anywhere, Do Anything?? vehicle with renowned Jeep Wrangler capability.


The Jeep EV combines Wrangler???s unmatched off-road capability with the ultimate ???Tread Lightly?? mindset by providing nature ambassadors with the ability to roam the planet and take care of it at the same time.


The Jeep EV Range-extended Electric Vehicle uses an electric motor, an advanced lithium-ion battery system, and a small gasoline engine with an integrated electric generator to produce additional energy to power the electric-drive system when needed. The 200 kW (268 horsepower) electric motor generates 400 Nm (295 lb.-ft.) of torque. With approximately eight gallons of gasoline, the Jeep EV has a range of 400 miles, including 40 miles of zero fuel-consumption, zero-emissions, all-electric operation.



???We are also exploring four-wheel-drive, in-wheel electric motors to demonstrate the full reach of ENVI???s advanced electric-drive technologies,?? said Rhodes.


The instant high torque of the electric-drive motor and the ability to precisely control each wheel independently results in off-road capability ideally suited for the Jeep brand, without compromising on-road driving capability.



   
   

 



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