How WLTP range is really calculated
Who offers more range? Renault says the Zoe has a range of 395 kilometres. The Volkswagen ID.4 manages 517 kilometres. And Tesla claims 602 kilometres for the Model 3 Long Range. We know that these distances are possible in favourable conditions. Nevertheless, car manufacturers remain cautious and follow guidelines.
Mercedes EQS review: A new benchmark in luxury
With the Mercedes EQS, Daimler is redefining automotive luxury – regardless of the drive. But to be convincing all around, the EQS has to offer more than high driving comfort, high-quality materials and a few assistants. We ask the question: What can the sedan do as an electric car?
Honda e Test: Stylish city car that fits a niche
Meet the Honda e, the chic small car which the company packed full of hi-tech before bringing it to market. Last year, the electric car made a convincing first drive, considering the concept’s specifications. But what does the Honda e deliver in everyday use today?
P3 Charging Index places Mercedes in first place
After the first edition in 2019, the eMobility consultancy P3 Automotive has published a new edition of the P3 Charging Index. We are publishing it today exclusively in advance. There is a change at the top placing, but the most long-distance-suitable electric car still comes from Stuttgart.
Hyundai releases the Ioniq 5
Hyundai has just presented the Ioniq 5, its first production model based on its E-GMP platform. While the electric SUV has impressive technical data, the angular design will probably polarise.
Audi e-tron GT: More than a Taycan clone
As Audi just launched the new etron GT line, our author and previous Porsche tester Sebastian Schaal finds the top-of-the-line GT more than “just” a Taycan clone. Instead, Audi tweaks the Porsche technology to arrive at a true electric Gran Turismo feel.
Disclosed e-mobility funding at over €1.5Bn
Dutch consultancy EVBoosters releases its funding report for global e-mobility investments in Q1/2020. While they saw the market slowing down as the first lockdowns set in, companies kept making deals in some unusual fields in particular.
Lifecycle assessment: Electric cars vs ICEs
Is an electric car more climate-friendly than a vehicle with a combustion engine or not? And if so, under which conditions is that the case? A team at the Environment Campus Birkenfeld in Trier now published a new study – not using metadata, but real-world tests and measurements. The results are remarkable.
EV companies raised $17Bn in 2019
Dutch consultancy EVBoosters has released its latest funding report for 2019, with some of the trending developments reported here. Expect number-crunching covering Q4 in e-mobility funding and investment insights.
Trending: Funding for e-mobility start-ups in Q3/19
The Dutch e-mobility consultancy EVBoosters crunched some numbers for e-mobility funding during Q3/2019. Using data from CrunchBase, a database for investments in tech start-ups primarily, the firm highlights trends and companies leading the chase for fresh capital.