Jan 21, 2022 - 03:27 pm

Schaeffler presents hybrid drive module for WRC

Hybrid cars will be used in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) from this year onwards. At the start of the hybrid era at the Rally Monte Carlo, Schaeffler will present the drive system of its subsidiary Compact Dynamics, which will be used as a standard component in the WRC cars.

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Jan 21, 2022 - 02:52 pm

Next.e.GO Mobile to hit the stock market

The Aachen-based electric car manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile is planning a stock market listing in the first half of 2022. It is probably not yet clear how the IPO will proceed: Allegedly, both a normal IPO and an SPAC deal are being considered.

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Jan 20, 2022 - 01:08 pm

Thor Industries presents electric camper concept

Thor Industries, a US manufacturer of motorhomes, has presented two electric concepts: an electrically powered motorhome and an e-assisted caravan. For later series models, Thor does not want to rely on electrified chassis from other manufacturers, but to become active itself.

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Jan 20, 2022 - 12:19 pm

Fiat considers electrifying the Panda

Fiat may bring back the Panda as a model family as part of its plan to become an all-electric car brand by 2030. According to a British media report, a subcompact, an SUV and possibly other variants are planned for the next five years, which will also be offered with electric drive.

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Jan 19, 2022 - 12:08 pm

Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo to launch for €86,495

About two months after the premiere of the Taycan GTS Sport Turismo, Porsche has also presented the estate body for the other drive versions of the Taycan. The GTS Sport Turismo is to be launched at the end of February, the other versions – from the rear-wheel-drive to the Turbo S – will follow in […]

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Jan 18, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Polestar launches the Polestar 2 in South Korea

Polestar is now launching its Polestar 2 on the South Korean market. Prices for the electric sedan start at 54.9 million won for the single-engine version and 57.9 million won for the dual-engine variant. Orders are available now and deliveries are scheduled to begin in mid-March.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 11:50 am

Aiways considers production in Europe

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways is “thinking about manufacturing cars in Europe”, as Aiways CEO Alexander Klose said in an interview. Germany is in the running as a factory location.

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Jan 17, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Pure ETCR to introduce junior racing series

As part of the supporting programme of the Pure ETCR electric touring car series, an electric junior racing series for young male and female racers will compete for the first time this year. The races will be run with a standard car.

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Jan 17, 2022 - 12:58 pm

Peugeot to boost e-308 range to up to 400 km

Although the announced Peugeot e-308 will not be on the market until next year, there are now first reports on the technical data of the compact electric car. These differ slightly from the known data – probably also for the sister model Opel Astra-e.

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Jan 17, 2022 - 12:51 pm

VW to expand BEV production in China

VW is significantly expanding its production capacities for electric cars in China. Together with the third MEB plant in Anhui, the annual production capacity will increase to up to 900,000 units in 2023, as VW China now reveals.

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Jan 14, 2022 - 02:59 pm

Renault to go fully electric in Europe by 2030

Renault aims to become an all-electric car brand in Europe by 2030. This applies not only to the Renault brand, but to Groupe Renault – including brands such as Alpine and Dacia. For its budget brand, however, Renault is leaving a back door open.

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Jan 13, 2022 - 01:46 pm

Kandi signs production agreement with Hengrun

Chinese electric car manufacturer Kandi has signed a framework agreement with Hunan Hengrun Automobile to jointly produce all-electric vehicles with the associated battery swap technology. The vehicles are to go on sale under the Henghe brand name.

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Jan 13, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Lucid to build plant in Saudi Arabia

The US electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors has now confirmed for the first time that it is planning a factory in Saudi Arabia. This is to be built by 2025 or 2026. Details are currently being negotiated with ministries in the kingdom.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 06:00 pm

Qnovo gathers 24 million in round led by BorgWarner

Silicon Valley-based controls and software company Qnovo has raised 24 million US dollars from investors. The Series C funding round was led by BorgWarner. The US automotive supplier wants to use the investment to expand its offering in the field of battery management.

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Jan 11, 2022 - 05:36 pm

Maserati to join Formula E

Maserati is the first Italian car brand to enter Formula E. The Stellantis brand will compete in the electric racing series from season 9 with the new Gen3 vehicle. After DS, Maserati becomes the second participant from the Stellantis Group.

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Jan 11, 2022 - 01:05 pm

Zeekr is getting ready for EU entry

Chinese premium electric brand Zeekr, which belongs to the Geely Group, plans to offer its first model in the EU from the beginning of 2023. By 2025, the brand wants to expand its range to seven models and export a total of 100,000 vehicles.

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21.01.2022 15:20