Dec 9, 2021 - 11:47 am

China marks another NEV sales increase

In November, sales figures for New Energy Vehicles reached a new high for the year. Over the course of the month, 429,000 NEVs were sold, which significantly exceeds the previous record from October (368,000 vehicles).

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Dec 8, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Ralf Brandstätter rumoured to take over VW in China

According to a media report, VW brand manager Ralf Brandstätter is to become the Volkswagen group’s new board member for China, replacing group CEO Herbert Diess in this post. Brandstätter would thus still join the group’s board of management, albeit in a different capacity than previously suspected.

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Dec 7, 2021 - 01:15 pm

Toyota announces hybrid & BEV platform for Europe

The Japanese carmaker Toyota plans to develop a new vehicle platform, with the abbreviation ‘E3,’ exclusively for European vehicles with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric drive systems. To speed up the process, the Japanese company will apparently partly use existing technology.

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Dec 7, 2021 - 01:09 pm

Power struggle at VW leaves Diess with less control

A solution is emerging in the power struggle at Volkswagen. According to insiders, Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess can continue to lead the Wolfsburg group, but he will have to relinquish power. The solution apparently foresees, among other things, that VW brand manager Ralf Brandstätter will be promoted to the group’s board of management.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Swedish startup Uniti in financial straights

The Swedish electric car start-up Uniti has returned with news after a long break from communication. The company has been hit hard by the pandemic. A bridging loan promised for the end of November has also been delayed – which currently threatens the company’s existence.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:22 pm

VinGroup aims to hit the US stock market in 2022

Vietnam’s conglomerate Vingroup plans to list its electric car division VinFast on the US stock exchange in the second half of 2022, raising at least three billion dollars. The company also aims to sell three times as many electric cars next year as previously planned.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:12 pm

Netherlands makes case for European Rivian factory

Rumours about a European plant of the US electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian have been circulating for some time. While a production plant near Bristol in England was previously considered the favourite, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has now confirmed that talks are being held with Rivian about a very specific location in the country.

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Dec 3, 2021 - 12:13 pm

Toyota presents roadmap for Europe and the bZ4X

Toyota has given an outlook on its strategy in Europe. By 2030, Toyota wants to increase the share of purely electric vehicles to at least 50 per cent, and from 2035, only zero-emission cars will be allowed on sale. In addition, the first purely battery-electric Toyota model bZ4X is now celebrating its European premiere.

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Dec 2, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Bosch launches semiconductor production in Germany

After several years of development, Bosch in Reutlingen has now started large-scale production of power semiconductors made of silicon carbide (SiC). In parallel, however, the further development of the semiconductors and the expansion of production capacities are already underway.

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Dec 2, 2021 - 12:18 pm

Norway marks 11,274 new BEVs sold over November

In Norway, 11,274 new electric cars were registered in November. Electric cars thus reached a share of 73.8 per cent of all passenger car registrations in the month. In addition, there were 2,653 new plug-in hybrids. The most popular model was the Tesla Model Y with 1,013 registrations.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 12:45 pm

New Astra to release as an estate & includes PHEV variant

Opel/Vauxhall has now also shown the estate version of the hybrid Astra after launching the five-door version of the new Astra first. The Astra Sports Tourer will also be available as a plug-in hybrid right from the start, with a battery-electric version reportedly coming in 2023.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 03:21 pm

BMW previews performance PHEV Concept XM

With the Concept XM, BMW M has presented a preview of the most powerful car ever built in series by BMW’s performance brand, the production of which will start at the US plant in Spartanburg at the end of next year.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 12:56 pm

Sono Motors launches supervisory board

Sono Motors has presented its five-member supervisory board. The background is the company’s US IPO launched in mid-November: the ordinary shares of the Munich-based electric car start-up have been traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SEV” since 17 November.

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