Volkswagen to build ID.3 electric car in Dresden
Following VW’s decision to build the first ID.3 electric car in Zwickau, nearby Dresden has been selected as the next assembly location in Germany. The first electric vehicles based on the MEB platform will roll out of the so-called Transparent Factory in autumn 2020.
Volkswagen: €33Bn for e-mobility / New Audi boss
Volkswagen again accelerates its electric transformation. Planning Round 68 saw the Group increase the investments planned for 2020 to 2024 by 10%, that’s almost 60 billion euros to spend on electromobility, hybridisation and digitisation during this period.
Details leaked: Ford e-SUV Mustang Mach-E
Although Ford’s electric SUV Mustang Mach-E will only be officially presented on Sunday evening at the LA Auto Show, details have leaked out on the official website. So now that the cat, well the horse, is out of the bag, here it is.
ElringKlinger receives major order from Fremont
ElringKlinger has received a major order from a US American manufacturer for the series supply of lightweight cockpit cross beams. Although the customer was not named, the delivery destination leaves little doubt that Tesla is shopping for parts for its Model Y.
Škoda introduces fourth gen Octavia as PHEV
Škoda has just presented the fourth generation of the Octavia, which is now also available as a plug-in hybrid for the first time. After the Superb iV, the Octavia iV is the brand’s second PHEV model. Škoda has not yet released prices or the date for its market launch.
Chevrolet presents their first China EV
Chevrolet has now officially presented its first electric model for the Chinese market. The Chevrolet Menlo EV is an SUV with a range of up to 410 kilometres (in the outdated NEDC), which is expected to be launched in China in the first half of the year.
VW announces the ID. Space Vizzion
VW has released the first renderings of the ID. Space Vizzion and will officially present the concept on November 19 ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show. The battery-electric station wagon is to be presented as a production vehicle at the end of 2021. Also, VW has started pre-production at its new plant in China, […]
DTM presents electric racing concept
The DTM marketer ITR has presented a concept for a purely electric racing series, which could be launched in the future as part of the supporting programme of the touring car series. The plans go beyond the concepts of other electric racing series such as Formula E or ETCR – also with regards to the […]
Chevrolet shows its electric hot rod
At the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Chevrolet has just unveiled the “Future of Hot Roding” with the electrically powered E-10 Concept. It is based on a 1962 C-10 pickup equipped with components from the Bolt EV, among others.