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Jul 17, 2019 - 07:41 pm

ZF presents two-speed drive for electric cars

ZF presents a drive for fully electric passenger cars this time. It combines a newly developed electric motor with 140 kW maximum output, a shift element and power electronics. The transmission is to increase efficiency and thus the range of electric cars.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 04:24 pm

MG brings fully-electric ZS SUV with special sale

The electric MG ZS SUV is going on sale in the UK with a 163-mile (262 km) range and a special offer that promises prices from £21,495 for the first 1,000 cars registered. These first customers will also get a free home charging point including free installation.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Renault Groupe secures presence in China with JMEV

Renault has now officially become the main shareholder in JMEV, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese manufacturer Jiangling Motors Corporation Group. With the acquisition and joint venture, Renault intends to expand its influence on the Chinese electric vehicle market.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 01:47 pm

Mini may go fully electric in 2030

With the Mini Cooper SE or the Mini Electric in the UK, the British-Bavarian small car brand presented its first production electric car just a few days ago. Now, according to a BMW board member, Mini might in future only make electric cars.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Pre-orders open for ultra-light BEV: Nobe 100

The Nobe 100 can now be pre-ordered. The three-wheeled light-weight electric car with a retro design was first presented by Nobe Cars about a year ago. The Estonian startup is collecting production funds through a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo – where the first ten models are also available at a special price.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Tesla updates pricing again

Tesla has again made various changes to its model price range. The most important updates are as follows: The Standard-Range versions of the Model S and Model X are out (again), while the Model 3 is now cheaper.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:53 pm

Xpeng Motors boosts range of G3 electric SUV

The Chinese electric car startup Xpeng Motors is launching an updated version of its G3 SUV, which was only launched in December 2018. The electric SUV for the Chinese market now features CATL batteries with higher power density.

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Jul 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Aiways is planning to launch in Europe in 2020

The Chinese start-up Aiways is preparing its European market launch. Starting in April 2020, the all-electric SUV U5 will also be available in Europe. Before sales, the company is planning a 14,000 km drive to Europe to show off the U5.

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Jul 11, 2019 - 12:27 pm

CAM: Germany overtakes Norway in BEV sales

Electromobility continues to gain momentum globally, as the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) states in its latest industry study. In the second quarter, sales of electric cars increased in many places against the overall trend.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 03:58 pm

Pre-series production of VW’s ID.3 has taken off

The VW ID.3 pre-series production is rolling at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. This also affects the Volkswagen Group Components division. VW has now published where the individual plants of the unit manufacture their parts for the ID.3. electric car.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 02:11 pm

ZF to supply drive components for Mercedes’ EQC

This is the third major order for ZF to announced within a few weeks: The supplier from Lake Constance is supplying Daimler with large parts of the drive system for the Mercedes EQC. Previously, BMW and Fiat Chrysler had ordered hybrid transmissions worth billions.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 01:26 pm

Tesla Model 3 CHAdeMO compatible in the USA

The CHAdeMO adapter from Tesla is now also compatible with the Model 3. This means that the latest Californian vehicle model uses pretty much any charge columns if required. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the Model Y seem to be underway in Fremont.

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Jul 9, 2019 - 11:57 am

NEVS launches production of their first BEV

Saab successor NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) has started series production of the electric sedan based on the Saab 9-3. The NEVS 9-3 is now rolling off the production line at the plant in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin.

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Jul 9, 2019 - 11:28 am

Hyundai Kona Electric launches in India

Today the Hyundai Kona Electric was launched in India. The vehicle is only available with the smaller 39.2 kWh battery, priced at 25.30 lakh rupees (About 32,874 euro), it is now available across 15 dealerships in 11 cities. There is also a plan to install fast chargers.

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