Sep 30, 2022 - 05:29 pm

Geely joins Aston Martin

Chinese company Geely has taken a stake in Aston Martin. Their investment is part of a £654 million capital raise for the British premium car brand. According to a terse statement from Aston Martin, Geely joins existing investors such as Mercedes-Benz in the Public Investment Fund.

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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 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 - 01:18 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 - 12:19 pm

Hitachi Astemo develops e-axles for Honda

Automotive supplier Hitachi Astemo has been contracted by Honda to manufacture electric axles for the carmaker’s medium and large battery electric vehicles from 2026. At the same time, Hitachi Astemo is aiming to additionally expand its electrification business.

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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 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 - 12:40 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 - 05:34 pm

Caselani builds modern 2CV based on ë-Berlingo

Italian coachbuilder Caselani has transformed the Citroën Berlingo into a retro van in the style of the 1950s 2CV AU. Like the standard Berlingo model, the Berlingo 2CV Fourgonnette will also be offered with an all-electric drive and marketed by Caselani, officially licensed by Citroën.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:09 pm

Aiways launches final tests for the U6 in Europe

The Chinese manufacturer Aiways has started final testing of the SUV coupé U6 before its market launch in Europe. With only lightly camouflaged prototypes, the results of the development and testing programme are validated in China – for example with high-speed tests on the motorway.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 01:02 pm

Volkswagen to upgrade Chemnitz factory

Volkswagen is planning to adjust production at the Chemnitz engine plant in future as part of the transformation to electric mobility. Up to now, only combustion engines have been produced at the plant. At a works meeting, the first eMobility component from Chemnitz was announced.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 04:24 pm

Mitsubishi presents the ASX PHEV for Europe

Mitsubishi has unveiled the new ASX for Europe. The new edition of the compact SUV, an offshoot of the Captur already offered by Group competitor Renault since 2020, is offered as a plug-in hybrid, full hybrid and mild hybrid.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 03:00 pm

Mercedes presents hybrid C-Class AMG model

Mercedes-AMG has presented the C 63 S E Performance, a 500 kW plug-in hybrid offshoot of the C-Class with know-how from Formula 1, which will be launched as a sedan and estate. However, the development of the electric part of the powertrain was clearly focused on boosting performance.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 12:02 pm

Bolloré hires ZF manager as new Head of eMobility

France’s Bolloré Group has appointed former ZF and Valeo manager Richard Bouveret as the new CEO of its battery and electric bus businesses. He has headed the Group’s eMobility activities, which include the Blue Solutions, Blue Storage and BlueBus subsidiaries, since 1 September.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 11:33 am

Volvo announces successor to the XC90

The all-electric successor to the Volvo XC90 will be called the EX90 and will be unveiled on November 9. Volvo Cars has now officially announced this. However, the Swedish company has not provided any details on the drive system, instead providing initial information on the safety systems installed.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 11:19 am

Xpeng presents further details surrounding the G9

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has now published the key data on the powertrains of its new flagship electric SUV G9, which is also designed for international markets. In China, the model will be offered for 309,900 to 469,900 yuan (about €44,500 to €67,500).

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