New Audi PHEVs: At the Auto Shanghai, the German carmaker will present the A6 L e-tron, a plug-in hybrid version of the long wheelbase A6 developed for the Chinese market. Audi will also reveal the Prologue Allroad concept with a 734 hp plug-in hybrid drive and Audi’s wireless charging AWC.
worldcarfans.com (A6), autoblog.com (Prologue)
Strong Peugeot hybrid: The French carmaker will bring a new concept car to Shanghai. The Peugeot 308 R Hybrid combines a 270-hp engine with two electric motors, delivering 85 kW each. Together, the trio has the power of 500 hp and 730 Nm.
Chevy doubles its electrifying efforts as it brings not only the Bolt EV to the Auto Shanghai but also a new concept. The FNR (for “Find New Roads”) has been dubbed as an all-electric vehicle to showcase autonomous driving and can also be charged wirelessly.
1MW Concept unveiled: Finnish carmaker Toroidion has presented its super sports car at the Top Marques show in Monaco. As expected, the 1MW Concept indeed has 1,000 kW of power, hence the name, and is said to come with exchangeable batteries.
EV stickers in Spain: Spanish Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT) is mailing stickers to owners of electric and plug-in hybrid cars which will designate them to make use of certain privileges like the use of bus lanes or free parking. The privileges vary depending on the municipality.
euroweeklynews.com; dgt.es (in Spanish)
From A to B: The new project ‘From Amsterdam to Berlin’ has been introduced at Hanover Fair and connects Dutch and German businesses in a quest to promote electric transport. Together, the companies plan to appear on trade shows while also joining marketing and sales efforts.
com-bi-nation.de (in German)
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