Jun 3, 2016 - 09:12 am

SsangYong, McLaren, Tesla, Toyota, BMW, MEV.

Electric crossover from Korea: SsangYong is working on a new crossover, it seems. Not much is known about the project codenamed C300. But it seems certain that the model will be available with an all-electric drivetrain from 2019.

McLaren to chase Mission E: Just like Porsche, the British carmaker wants to launch an all-electric super sports car. Auto Express quotes insiders as saying that the EV will be part of the range-topping Ultimate Series, but will not be the successor to the P1 – that will not be here for another seven years.

Tesla-Model-X-final300Model X arrives in China: According to China Daily, Tesla will launch its all-electric SUV in the country sooner than originally planned. The Model X will become available at the end of this month instead early 2017. Moreover, the paper reports that Tesla has signed a deal with Beijing to set up its operative headquarters in the Chinese capital.

C-HR to arrive in December: Toyota’s compact SUV will hit the road in Japan before the end of the year. The European and North American markets will follow. The hybrid variant combines a 72kW combustion engine an 53 kW electric motor that power the front axle.

Updated i8 caught on camera? It seems that the prototype of the facelifted BMW i8 set to launch late 2017, could not escape the cameras. The PHEV is said to boast 10 percent more power and increased all-electric range (we reported).

Very compact EV: My Electric Vehicle (MEV) presented its new four-seater, said to go 150 km on a single charge. The tiny car is only 2.5 metres short and 1.4 metres wide. Its electric motor boasts 4 kW, enabling the EV to reach a maximum speed of 45 kph. How much it will cost was not announced.
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