Apr 12, 2021 - 01:14 pm

Citroën announces plug-in hybrid crossover C5 X

Citroën is reviving its C5 as the crossover model C5 X. The new model features a design that is intended to “cleverly combine typical attributes of saloon, estate and SUV”. The Citroën C5 X, which is based on the EMP2 platform, will also be launched as a PHEV. Speculation about a battery-electric version hints at […]

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Apr 12, 2021 - 01:04 pm

Vergne & Vandoorne win Formula E in Rome

The two races on the second weekend of Formula E have produced two new winners this season. Saturday’s race was won by previous champion Jean-Eric Vergne in the DS Techeetah, while on Sunday, Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne crossed the finish line in first place.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Hyundai UK makes price adjustment for Ioniq

Hyundai Motor UK has reduced prices of its electric car range following changes to the government’s Plug-In Car Grant. This includes both the Kona and Ioniq EV adjusted to meet the requirements, excepting only the top-specced version as too expensive.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:30 pm

Xpeng to build another factory in Wuhan

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has announced the construction of another plant. It is to be built in Wuhan and will have an annual capacity of 100,000 cars. A timetable for the start of construction or even production has not yet been given.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 01:22 pm

China shows strong EV sales growth over Q1 2021

The first EV manufacturers from China published their sales figures for March and for the first quarter of the year. Unsurprisingly, the statistics from BYD, Nio and Xpeng show a strong increase in sales compared to the start of 2020, which was overshadowed by the beginning of the pandemic.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Tesla unhappy with German permit approval process

Because the official permit for the factory in Grünheide is still pending, Tesla criticises the obstacles in German permit law in a ten-page incendiary letter. In the paper, the company calls on the Federal Republic to give energy transition projects priority for approval.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 05:09 pm

Mercedes-Benz Cars sold 59,000 electrified cars in Q1 2021

Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Cars sold around 59,000 electrified cars worldwide in Q1/2021, including more than 16,000 fully electric passenger cars. This corresponded to a share of around ten per cent of total sales; in Europe, the share of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in sales even exceeded 25 per cent.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:21 pm

General Motors announces electric Chevy Silverado

General Motors has officially announced a pure battery-electric Chevrolet Silverado. The electric Chevrolet pickup truck is to be produced at the electric vehicle plant ‘Factory Zero’ in Detroit-Hamtramck. However, GM has not yet given a concrete schedule for production.

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Apr 6, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BRP to electrify complete Powersports line-up

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) from Canada announces its decision to offer electric models in all product lines by the end of 2026. BRP is the maker of various Powersports machines, snowmobiles, watercraft, and offroad vehicles.

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Apr 6, 2021 - 12:45 pm

GMC debuts 2024 Hummer EV SUV with 300+ mile range

After General Motors had revived the former fuel monster, Hummer, as an electric pickup, an SUV variant now follows. The GMC Hummer EV SUV is scheduled to go into production in early 2023 and will be available at base prices between $79,995 and $110,595 depending on the variant.

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Apr 5, 2021 - 03:48 pm

Tesla delivers another record in Q1/2021

Tesla announced new record deliveries of 184,800 electric cars during the first quarter of 2021. Q1 of any year but especially this Covid-year is traditionally a slow quarter for car companies which makes it even more remarkable.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 01:15 pm

Mercedes-AMG reveals electrification strategy details

Mercedes-AMG has officially announced the details of its electrification strategy with performance hybrids and battery-electric derivatives based on the new Mercedes Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA) for luxury and luxury cars. AMG’s first electrified road models are set to debut later this year.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 11:50 am

Xiaomi enters the EV business

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi has now officially announced its entry into the electric car business. Only a month ago, Xiaomi had denied that a decision had been made. However, there are not many details yet.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Lexus presents the LF-Z Electrified Concept

Lexus has presented the LF-Z Electrified Concept, a battery-electric vehicle study intended to provide a glimpse of what the brand has in store for electric drive and design by 2025. The concept uses a new electric vehicle platform for this purpose.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Next Formula E safety car is a tuned Mini

The new safety car for Formula E will once again come from the BMW Group, but this time it will be purely electric. Following the BMW i8 with plug-in hybrid drive, this role will be taken over by the Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW: a special version of the new Mini Cooper SE.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 12:40 pm

BYD annual profit climbs by 162%

BYD has presented its business figures for 2020. Sales rose by 22.6 per cent year-on-year to the equivalent of around 20.3 billion euros, while profits climbed by 162.3 per cent to around 550 million euros.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Volkswagen ID.3 looking to launch in China this year

Volkswagen partner SAIC is reportedly planning to produce and sell the VW ID.3 in China. According to a Chinese media report, the model will be launched on the Chinese market this year. In addition, there are now more details on the VW ID.6, which is to be launched in China in April.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Humble Motors presents solar SUV from California

The Californian start-up Humble Motors has presented the concept of an electric SUV that is equipped with solar cells on a 7.5 square metre surface. The Humble One is scheduled to go into production in 2024 and be delivered from 2025. The company is already taking reservations.

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