May 27, 2020 - 01:53 pm

Tesla reduces prices

Tesla has just lowered the prices of its models, in some cases considerably, depending on country and model range. All Tesla models are affected by the price cuts with the exception of the new Model Y. In the USA, the Model 3 will also be around 2,000 dollars cheaper.

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May 27, 2020 - 07:16 am

BMW X2 xDrive25e available from 47,250 euros

From July, BMW will also deliver the X2 compact SUV as a plug-in hybrid. The X2 xDrive25e will then cost at least 47,250 euros – and will also introduce some changes that will also be found in the combustion engine versions in the future.

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May 26, 2020 - 04:38 pm

Kia is considering an ultra-small electric car

Kia is examining plans to build a purely electric miniature car in the style of the Citroën Ami. Although the South Korean company has not revealed a timetable for these plans, it seems that Kia is already considering a new distribution model for the electric microcar.

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May 25, 2020 - 02:38 pm

Ford Mustang Mach-E to first reach Europe in 2021

The all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E will probably not reach Europe this year, but only at the beginning of 2021, according to emails from Ford to reservation holders in some European countries. In the email, the US car manufacturer gives the reason as being the Covid-19 pandemic-induced interruption of production.

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May 25, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Evergrande breaks ground on e-drive production plant

The extremely ambitious electric car plans of the Chinese Evergrande Group are becoming more concrete: In Huzhou in Zhejiang Province, local media reported that the ground-breaking ceremony for a production facility of Evergrande for electric drive systems has now taken place.

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May 23, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Mazda launches production of the MX-30 in Ujina

Mazda has started production of the all-electric MX-30 at its plant in Ujina, Japan. In the second half of 2020 the electric car will roll into the showrooms of European Mazda dealers. While prices have not been released for most individual markets, in Germany, it will start at 33,490 euros.

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May 19, 2020 - 01:39 pm

Polestar announces US retail locations

Polestar has announced their first retail partners for the US market, which will help Volvo’s plug-in brand to set up a network of so-called Polestar Spaces in New York and Los Angeles as well as San Francisco this year.

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May 18, 2020 - 02:15 pm

Ford updates Mach-E fast-charging data

Following real-life testing, Ford is updating the fast-charging data for the Mustang Mach-E. In the ‘Extended Range’ variant with battery and rear-wheel drive, the SUV’s charging performance is around 30% higher than the values stated before, the car manufacturer reports.

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May 18, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Mercedes-Benz Bank offering electric car insurance

Together with partner HDI, Mercedes-Benz Bank now offers “comprehensive” insurance cover for hybrid and electric vehicles. The new electric protection module is automatically added to insurance policies for EVs and thus does not incur any additional costs.

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May 14, 2020 - 05:06 pm

Lightyear & DSM to develop solar roofs for vehicles

Lightyear, the startup company that emerged from the solar team at the Technical University of Eindhoven, presented its long-distance solar car Lightyear One last year. Now the startup wants to push the development of solar roofs for electric vehicles with the Dutch company DSM.

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May 14, 2020 - 04:35 pm

VW opens their first ID. Store in Germany

Volkswagen has opened their first ID. Store in Dresden. The flexible ID. Stores are designed to give interested parties the opportunity to find out more about ID.3 and all about e-mobility at Volkswagen. But a pop-up concept is also planned.

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May 14, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Tesla announces new Fremont production manager

Tesla has found a successor for Jatinder Dhillon. According to reports, Richard Miller now heads production at the Fremont plant. Miller is taking over the job at a difficult time, but there seems to be an “agreement” with Alameda County about reopening the plant.

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May 13, 2020 - 05:32 pm

GM mostly sticks to electrification timetable

Despite the crisis, General Motors is sticking to the timetable for most of its electric offensive. By the middle of this decade, GM has also reaffirmed its goal of achieving annual sales of one million electric cars in the two largest markets, North America and China.

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May 13, 2020 - 01:11 pm

BYD to offer the Han electric sedan in Europe

BYD is targeting European markets and just announced to bring a second BEV here, its brand new Han electric sedan. The model was supposed to debut in April at Auto China, which was cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic, and now will come to Europe.

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May 12, 2020 - 02:47 pm

Volvo planning a larger eSUV Coupé XC100

It seems Volvo is planning an XC100 Recharge as a purely electric model. According to an article in US media, the coupé-like SUV is not intended to replace the XC90, but should instead complement the model range with a difference.

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May 10, 2020 - 08:25 am

e.GO Life offered in further variants

The Aachen-based startup e.GO Mobile has updated the configurator for its Life small electric car. Following the e.GO Life First Edition, the e.GO Life 60 is now also available in a different configuration and the e.GO Life 40+ can now also be configured.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/05/27/tesla-reduces-prices-especially-of-model-x/
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