Dec 12, 2019 - 01:57 pm

EPA releases official Taycan Turbo range

The US American Environmental Protection Agency has released their officially calculated range for Porsche’s Taycan Turbo BEV. The electric car only managed 201 miles – quite a bit lower than the anticipated 280 miles by WLTP standards.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 01:32 pm

Mercedes offers a glimpse of the EQA

As part of the world premiere of the new GLA, Mercedes also provided an outlook on the EQA, the second electric model of the EQ sub-brand after the EQC, planned for next year. Accordingly, the EQA will be visually strongly oriented towards the new GLA.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 01:24 pm

BMW wants to produce the i3 EV until 2024

Oliver Zipse had made it clear in October that BMW is planning something new with the i3 electric car until further notice. Now there’s also a hint for how long – and clearly beyond the premieres of the iNext and i4.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 04:40 pm

Norway marks 3,697 new EVs for November

Exactly 3,697 electric cars were newly registered in Norway in November. The market share of electric cars among car registrations was 36.9 per cent. The most successful model of all drive types was the VW e-Golf.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 02:00 pm

CAM study reveals: German carmakers are most innovative

According to the study conducted by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), when it comes to innovative strength, German carmakers maintain an international lead. Volkswagen is placed at the top of this ranking. This latest comparative study is the result of research among 38 car manufacturers.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 01:49 pm

The next Audi Q7 comes with 2 hybrid variants

Audi has started advance sales of the Q7 TFSI e quattro in Germany and other European countries. The plug-in hybrid SUV is available in two power levels with 280 kW and 335 kW. In each case, however, the electrical range is not excessive.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 12:57 pm

Tesla founds subsidiary for Gigafactory 4

Tesla has founded a European public limited company called Tesla Manufacturing Brandenburg SE for the operations of its planned plant in Grünheide, Brandenburg. Meanwhile, in China, rumour has it that Tesla already produces 1,000 Model 3s per week at its plant in Shanghai.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Automobili Pininfarina expands sales to Japan

Luxury EV maker Automobili Pininfarina is expanding its global dealer network with the Sky Group in Japan. At the launch event in Tokyo, the company specifically stressed the importance of the Japanese market, but also of Asian markets in general for sales of its upcoming electric hypercar.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 02:21 pm

MG Motor working hard on electrification in India

MG Motors announced plans to develop an improved battery for their upcoming electric SUV ZS EV in India, which will feature a 73 kWh capacity and theoretical range of 500 km. The manufacturer added that it will weigh the same as the current 44.6 kWh version.

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Dec 7, 2019 - 02:02 pm

Jaguar unlocks 8% more range with software

Jaguar has announced a software update in an email to I-Pace customers, which is intended to increase coverage by up to eight per cent. However, customers will have to drive to the workshop again for the update – but the new software will also make over-the-air updates possible.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 02:45 pm

Porsche working on four-motor AWD electric SUV

Porsche Engineering has developed an electric SUV with all-wheel drive and four drives – one for each wheel. Since the novel torque control does not require additional sensors, the software accommodates different vehicle setups and motor arrangements.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 01:24 pm

Changan subsidiary finds new investors

Changan New Energy Automobile, the subsidiary for electrified vehicles of the Chinese manufacturer Changan Automobile, has received a cash injection from four strategic investors totalling 2.84 billion yuan – the equivalent of approximately 364 million euros.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 02:37 pm

Hyundai unveils electric strategy till 2025 & beyond

The Hyundai Motor Company has presented its ‘Strategy 2025’ roadmap, in which the South Korean Group also sets its frameworks for electrification. By 2025, Hyundai intends to become one of the three largest EV manufacturers in the world with a multi-faceted approach.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 06:08 pm

E-Mobility Index: China leads, Germany scores in tech

Germany has taken the lead in e-mobility technology ahead of France, while China consolidates its clear overall lead, specifically regarding batteries. In a comparison of the seven major automotive nations, Roland Berger and fka GmbH have released the latest edition of the Electric Mobility Index.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 05:14 pm

Sascha Zahnd is Tesla’s new boss in Europe

It looks like Sascha Zahnd is the new European head of Tesla. Zahnd will succeed Jan Oehmicke who left the company last summer. The new European boss will also be responsible for the construction of the Gigafactory 4 in Germany near Berlin.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 02:13 pm

Lucid Motors begins building Arizona EV plant

In Casa Grande, Arizona, Lucid Motors has started construction of its electric car plant and says it will invest more than 300 million dollars. The first phase of the factory construction is scheduled for completion by the end of 2020.

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Dec 2, 2019 - 01:32 pm

BMW prepares to produce iNEXT electric car

BMW is investing around €400M in the Dingolfingen vehicle plant for the production of the iNEXT. The Bavarian electric flagship is to roll off the production line there from 2021 – alongside other plug-in hybrids and models with combustion engines.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/12/12/epa-releases-official-taycan-turbo-range/
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