Mar 23, 2019 - 01:00 pm

Volvo is tripling up on PHEV components

Volvo is seeing enormous demand for its electrified models and expects sales to rise even further by the end of the year. CEO Hakan Samuelsson, admitted that Volvo has underestimated demand but said they are “tripling the capacity”.

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Mar 21, 2019 - 01:17 pm

‘Das Auto’ is to be battery-electric

During a call, executives of VW, BMW and Daimler have agreed on a common approach towards electric mobility following Volkswagen’s recent demand for technological clarity. Insiders report the trio being in agreement that the future belongs to battery-electric vehicles.

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Mar 19, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Hyundai & Kia to invest $300 million in Ola

Hyundai and Kia are investing $300 million in mobility service provider, Ola. The strategic partnership includes the production of electric vehicles tailored to the Indian market, the establishment of charging infrastructure and the development of fleet and mobility solutions.

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Mar 18, 2019 - 04:02 pm

VW wants EV subsidies revamped in Germany

Following their clear commitment to purely battery-electric mobility, Volkswagen is now apparently pressing for the electric mobility funding in Germany to be reorganised. Above all, the government should give preference to buyers of smaller, cheaper, fully electric vehicles.

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Mar 18, 2019 - 02:14 pm

Fisker presents electric SUV under $40,000

U.S. carmaker Fisker has revealed a preview of their announced electric model for the mass market, which is expected to cost less than 40,000 dollars (net). The market launch of the electric SUV with a 300 mile range (approx. 483 km) is planned for the second half of 2021.

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Mar 18, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Tesla takes out mid range Model 3

Tesla has discontinued the mid-range version of the Model 3, introduced in October 2018. The version had only been an interim solution to offer customers in the USA, looking to take advantage of the full US tax credit at the time.

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Mar 15, 2019 - 02:20 pm

BMW & Mercedes considering shared EV platform?

Following the merger of their mobility services and the planned cooperation in the development of autonomous cars, BMW and Mercedes could also use common platforms for electric vehicles in the future. According to media reports, confidential discussions have been going on for months already.

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Mar 15, 2019 - 06:54 am

Tesla presents the Model Y / Deliveries from fall 2020

Tesla has unveiled the SUV variant of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, California. If the Model 3 looks like a small Model S, the Model Y can be likened to a shrunken Model X. More surprising than design and technical data is that the Model Y is optionally offered as a 7-seater.

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Mar 14, 2019 - 02:44 pm

Tesla Model 3 proves popular in Europe

The Tesla Model 3 is storming sales charts in Europe a few weeks after its launch. In Norway the Model 3 has taken the lead, in the Netherlands the BEV has become the best-selling model in February and in Germany, the Model 3 is also on its way to the top.

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Mar 14, 2019 - 01:34 pm

Mercedes-AMG to offer all models as PHEV

Mercedes-AMG will optionally offer all future models as plug-in hybrids. This was explained by Frank Overmeyer, emissions strategist at Daimler. Mercedes-AMG currently offers a range of mild hybrid models, but will not continue on this path.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 01:13 pm

VW ID.3 to launch at IAA with sub €30,000 pricetag

Following one day after the Group, the Volkswagen brand also held its annual press conference – with some interesting news: Starting 8 May, customers will be able to pre-order a launch edition of the VW ID.3 in order to secure an early production slot by making a down payment.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm

Infiniti plans 2020 withdrawal from Western Europe

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti will withdraw from Western Europe at the beginning of 2020. According to the manufacturer, it intends to focus instead on growth markets, particularly China and North America. Western Europe will therefore no longer play a role in the brand’s planned electrical offensive.

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Mar 12, 2019 - 03:15 pm

VW aiming for 22 million electric cars by 2030

The Volkswagen Group has just announced that over the next ten years it will build 22 million electric vehicles on company-owned electric-platforms, which means some seven million more than previously planned. It will also increase the number of electric models.

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Mar 11, 2019 - 11:36 am

Zig-zag at Tesla: prices are back up

U.S. electric car manufacturer continues its chaotic pricing policy: Tesla has announced an increase in its vehicle prices worldwide by three per cent after they had only just been reduced by an average of six per cent a few days ago.

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