Sep 30, 2020 - 05:40 pm

TÜV SÜD opens new emission testing centre in Germany

After two years of construction and a total investment of more than 20 million euros, TÜV SÜD opened the new Centre for Mobility and Powertrains near Stuttgart today. Besides combustion engines, they also offer emission testing for hybrid and electric vehicles there.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Canoo skateboard platform in action

California’s e-mobility startup Canoo provides more technical details about its proprietary skateboard platform for electric vehicles and publishes a video clip. The architecture is designed to accommodate various EV types with Canoo now envisioning applications in logistics too.

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Sep 29, 2020 - 06:26 pm

Audi launches A3 Sportback PHEV

Audi is continuing its electrification plans with the A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e. The compact model is now also available as plug-in hybrid on an MQB basis, as is the case with the sister models from VW, Seat and Škoda.

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Sep 29, 2020 - 04:59 pm

Ford will make EVs in Canada from 2024 onwards

US carmaker Ford has just announced investments of 1.8 billion Canadian dollars in its plant in Oakville (Ontario) and Windsor’s two assembly plants. The investment will enable the Oakville plant to convert to electric car production by 2024.

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Sep 28, 2020 - 04:32 pm

VW and JV partners invest €15Bn in e-mobility in China

Volkswagen will invest around 15 billion euros in electric mobility in China by 2024 with its three joint venture partners SAIC, FAW and JAC. This comes in addition to the €33Bn the Group had already announced in 2019 for the global development of the electric car sector.

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Sep 28, 2020 - 02:25 pm

Honda shows electric SUV E:concept for China

Honda has just presented the E:concept at the Auto China trade show. The e-SUV study is a preview of a purely electric production model for the Chinese market. The Japanese automaker also presented the CR-V PHEV that will go on sale in China in January 2021.

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Sep 27, 2020 - 12:27 pm

Polestar showcar Precept to make it into the series

Polestar announced that the Polestar Precept concept presented earlier this year would go into production. CEO Thomas Ingenlath said it would take “at least three years” before the company can begin producing the fully electric four-door Grand Tourer.

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Sep 25, 2020 - 02:02 pm

Ford to introduce Mustang Mach-E GT in Europe

Ford has announced that the Mustang Mach-E GT will also be available in Europe from the end of 2021. Ford is not yet quoting prices for the top model of the electric SUV, but new performance data has been revealed. There will also be a special charging offer for customers in Europe.

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Sep 24, 2020 - 01:35 pm

Lynk & Co presents electric concept and platform

The Geely subsidiary Lynk & Co has delivered a preview of its first all-electric model with the Zero Concept. The new electric vehicle platform, which will enable ranges of up to 700 kilometers, is also to be offered to other OEMs. Apparently there is already an interested party from Germany.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 06:09 pm

Volkswagen ID.4 to launch for €49,950

As a compact SUV, Volkswagen’s fully electric ID.4 is catering to what is currently the world’s largest market segment. This is supposed to take the electric car out of its niche, whereas the ID.3 mostly targeted European markets. Prices for the ID.4 1st start at 49,950 euros, while cheaper basic models are to follow in […]

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Sep 23, 2020 - 02:13 pm

MG Motor prepares UK launch of MG5 BEV & PHEV

The UK-based manufacturer MG Motor announced the official sales launch for the MG5 EV and the MG HS Plug-in hybrid in the UK. The MG5 will retail for £24,495 after the plug-in car grant, while the MG HS will launch at £29,995 OTR.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Tesla Model S Plaid release by late 2021

Tesla presented the series version of the Model S with plaid drive at the company’s eagerly-awaited Battery Day. The sedan with three electric motors revealed some impressive performance data. Although the model can be pre-ordered from now on, it will still take some time until deliveries start.

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Sep 22, 2020 - 12:57 pm

WM Motor attracts €1.25Bn in new financing round

The Chinese electric car startup WM Motor has now generated 1.25 billion euros ($1.47Bn or RMB 10Bn). The most recent round of financing was led by SAIC Motor’s investment platform and the Shanghai Municipal Asset Monitoring and Management Commission.

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Sep 19, 2020 - 09:58 am

Ford lays founding stone to produce the F-150

Ford has now officially laid the foundation stone for a new facility next to its truck plant in Dearborn, Michigan, to produce the electric version of the F-150 pickup truck from mid-2022. A hybrid version of the pickup truck will also be produced there.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 03:31 pm

BMW iX3 now up for order in the UK

BMW has just revealed the launch specifications and prices for the BMW iX3 for the UK market, which is available to pre-order from today onwards. UK customer deliveries will commence in summer 2021.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Tesla targets 100 more hectares for Giga Berlin

Tesla has submitted an application to the state of Brandenburg for the clearing of a further 100 hectares of forest on its Giga Berlin site. Back in the USA, the electric car manufacturer’s construction plans for its latest Gigafactory in the state of Texas have now been made public.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 12:57 pm

Evergrande earns half a billion dollars via shares

Evergrande New Energy Vehicle, the NEV offshoot of the Chinese Evergrande Group, has raised around half a billion US dollars in fresh capital by selling treasury shares to a number of external investors. Among the investors are prominent names like Tencent and Didi Chuxing.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 12:21 pm

VW confirms Zellmer as new board member

Jürgen Stackmann, a member of the Board of Management of the VW brand, has left the Volkswagen Group with immediate effect. As of 15 September, the new Board Member for Sales is now Klaus Zellmer, previously head of Porsche Cars North America.

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