Jun 21, 2018 - 01:23 pm

Volvo presents brand new S60 with two PHEV options

Volvo has taken the wraps off the long expected S60 series that marks the end of diesel or better, the beginning of the electrified era at the Swedish carmaker as the S60 comes in two plug-in hybrid variants. And it is another first as the car is made entirely in Volvo’s new U.S. factory.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 12:51 pm

NEVS taking trifold approach to e-mobility in China

The Swedes (kind of) are coming to Shanghai as NEVS establishes both a new production facility and innovation centre in China. Their approach is trifold though with new partnerships to grow networks in not only transport but energy and information as well.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 01:51 pm

WE Solutions plans to 3D print cars

The company supported by billionaire Li Ka-Shing from Hong Kong has announced plans to print electric vehicles in Shanghai. These will mainly be used to taxi and ride-hailing services in China.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 12:16 pm

Elon accuses employees of sabotage

After technical problems on the assembly line, now apparently Tesla is being plagued by a saboteur from the internal ranks. The reason proclaimed for the disloyalty is apparently a snubbed promotion.

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Jun 18, 2018 - 03:10 pm

Magna expanding electric car production to China

Magna is en route to make it big in China as the supplier is preparing the launch of two joint ventures with BAIC. Together they want to develop new energy vehicles and Magna stands ready to take over an existing BAIC facility that builds 180,000 EVs a year.

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Jun 16, 2018 - 02:20 pm

Renault invests €1 billion in electric mobility

Renault has announced their plan to invest about 1 billion euros into the expansion of development and production of electrified vehicles in France. Specifically, the manufacturer is planning to develop a new alliance platform for electric vehicles in the Douai factory.

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Jun 14, 2018 - 03:32 pm

Elon Musk purchases another 72,500 Tesla stocks

Elon Musk has deepened his financial participation in Tesla. After Musk purchased 33,000 stocks in May, worth around 10 million dollars, he purchased another 72,500 stocks worth 25 million dollars on the 12 and 13 of June, according to the SEC.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 01:22 pm

Volvo and Polestar launch performance boost for PHEV

Volvo is launching a new electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its upcoming 60 Series plug-in hybrid cars. The package tweaks the wheels, brakes, suspension and engine control unit for higher performance and better fuel economy.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Tesla making 9% of workforce redundant

Elon Musk continues shaking up Tesla. The CEO now announced that his “reorg” will effectively see 9 percent of their workforce laid off. The cuts have already been made. Musk claimed Tesla needed this cost reduction to prove they are on a sustainable mission, that is profitable.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 12:37 pm

Byton secures investment from CATL, closes with $500M

Electric car startup Byton has closed its latest round of financing. It collected half a billion dollars from investors, the latest being CATL that joins the likes of China’s FAW. Byton, led by former BMWi manager Breitfeld, is about to present their second concept EV.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/07/formula-e-to-return-to-berlin-for-fifth-season/
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