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Sep 30, 2022 - 05:54 pm

Lordstown kicks off production of the Endurance pickup

Lordstown Motors has begun production of its Endurance electric pickup truck. The U.S. electric car startup is having the electric truck built by contract manufacturer Foxconn, which bought the Lordstown car plant in the U.S. state of Ohio with this in mind.

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Sep 30, 2022 - 05:45 pm

New York to introduce EV sales quotas in 2026

In New York State, only zero-emission cars and light commercial vehicles may be sold from 2035. Governor Kathy Hochul has now outlined a strategy to systematically reduce the sale of internal combustion vehicles by then. New York is taking its cue from California.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 06:55 pm

German courts challenge Renault over remote battery termination

The German Federal Supreme Court is hearing a case to decide how much power manufacturers have over vehicle batteries in a lease. The court will decide whether it is legal for the battery of an electric vehicle to be remotely turned off in the case of an extraordinary termination of the lease.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 05:30 pm

Mercedes releases plug-in hybrid variants of the GLC

Mercedes-Benz is launching sales of two of the three plug-in hybrid versions of the new GLC unveiled in June. The GLC 300 e 4MATIC and the GLC 400 e 4MATIC will be offered in Germany at prices starting from €71,471 and €74,922 respectively.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 02:42 pm

Tata presents electric car for the Indian market

Tata Motors has unveiled the Tiago EV, an all-electric model for the Indian market with a base price of 849,000 rupees, equivalent to around 10,700 euros. The Tiago EV is offered with two battery sizes (19.2 and 24 kWh) for ranges of 250 and 315 kilometres respectively in the Modified Indian Driving Cycle (MIDC).

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Sep 29, 2022 - 02:14 pm

Polestar 3 to reach 611 kilometre range

The electric car brand Polestar has announced the presentation of its first SUV model Polestar 3 for 12 October 2022 in Copenhagen. However, there are already clear indications of the vehicle’s key technical data.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 12:52 pm

BYD is heading to Europe with an electric car trio

Waiting times for electric cars in Europe are sometimes very long. Chinese manufacturers see this as an opportunity for expansion – especially BYD. The carmaker from Shenzhen has now announced details of its upcoming market launch with electric cars in Europe. The launch models will be the Atto 3, Tang and Han.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 11:50 am

Recall issued for the Nikola Tre in the USA

Nikola has to recall all 93 Nikola Tre battery-electric trucks built to date in the US because improper installation of the seat belt shoulder anchors could reduce protection in a crash. Nikola imports the cabs from Italy, where they are built by manufacturing partner Iveco.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 03:04 pm

Smart announces prices for the #1

Smart has published the first European prices for its electric SUV #1. In Germany, the base model Pro+ starts at 41,490 euros, with three more variants on offer above that. For the UK, pre-orders of the Launch Edition will open in January and are strictly limited to 100 cars. Pre-orders for the other models will […]

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Sep 28, 2022 - 01:24 pm

Valmet completes first pre-production Lightyear 0 model

Valmet Automotive has now completed the first pre-production vehicle of the Lightyear 0 long-range solar car at its plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland. The pre-series is an important step in the planned start of production of the customer vehicles by the end of 2022.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Opel presents first plug-in hybrid GSe models

After Opel announced that the GSe acronym would return as a sub-brand for particularly dynamic electrified models a few days ago, the carmaker has now published the first images of the new Astra GSe and Astra Sports Tourer GSe models with which the sub-brand will launch.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 12:44 pm

LiveWire hits the New York stock exchange

Harley-Davidson has completed the announced IPO of its electric motorbike brand LiveWire via a SPAC merger with the exchange shell AEA-Bridges Impact Corporation (ABIC). In addition, the second series model Del Mar can be reserved again.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 12:08 pm

New BMW iX1 and base i4 variant to release in November

BMW has announced a series of market launches with electric and plug-in hybrid drives. The main focus is on the completely new X1 series, which for the first time is also available in a purely battery-electric version. The i4 will be followed by a new base model and two plug-in hybrids in the 7 Series.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 11:47 am

Major safety update for Teslas in the USA

Tesla has to install a software update in almost 1.1 million of its electric cars in the USA due to safety concerns. The safety authority NHTSA points to a malfunction of the automated window closing system in several Tesla models.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 03:24 pm

SkyDrive presents electric VTOL SD-05

The Japanese company SkyDrive shows the design of its electric aerial taxi SD-05, which is currently under development and is to be used at the World Expo 2025 in Osaka. The SD-05 is a two-seater, electrically powered air taxi designed for flights up to about ten kilometres.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 01:32 pm

Artemis Technologies presents electric hydrofoil concept

Artemis Technologies, a company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is presenting the design of an all-electric passenger ferry that is to enter service for the first time in 2024. The operator Condor Ferries wants to use the hydrofoil as part of a pilot project between Belfast and Bangor in Northern Ireland from that date.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Cabrio version of the Hong Guang Mini EV incoming

The SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture is launching a convertible version of the all-electric Hong Guang Mini EV in China, which is extremely popular there. The Mini EV family of microcars has been ranked number one in China’s electric car sales rankings for 24 months in a row.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Quantron looks to expand to India

Quantron and the Indian company ETO Motors are planning a cooperation for the Indian and European markets. Through this cooperation, the German electric commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to gain access to the Indian market with its products, among other things.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:40 pm

Ford launches R&D subsidiary in China

Ford has established an independent company in China called Ford Electric Mach Technologies (FMeT) for the development of electric vehicles. The manufacturer is also establishing an independent direct sales network in the country under the Ford Select brand.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 05:02 pm

China to extend tax exemption for NEVs over 2023

China will continue to exempt New Energy Vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs and PHEVs) from purchase tax in 2023. There had already been reports to this effect at the beginning of August, but now the official confirmation has come from the responsible ministry.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 04:56 pm

Hopium to build industrial hydrogen site in France

The French start-up Hopium is aiming to build an industrial site in Normandy for the development and production of its hydrogen sedan Machina. Commissioning of the Vernon plant is planned for the end of 2024. The new Hopium site is expected to employ more than 1,500 people in the future.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Castrosua to build BYD-based electric buses

BYD has signed a framework agreement with Castrosua, a Spanish manufacturer of bus bodies. BYD and Castrosua will work together to offer locally manufactured 12-metre electric buses specifically for Spanish customers.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 01:14 pm

Ford & SK launch construction of BlueOval City

In the US state of Tennessee, construction work has begun on the first joint battery and electric car factory of Ford and SK On. A new all-electric pickup truck and batteries for electric vehicles from Ford and Lincoln are to be produced there from the planned opening in 2025.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/09/30/lordstown-kicks-off-production-of-the-endurance-pickup/
30.09.2022 17:28