Nov 29, 2021 - 01:35 pm

Confusion surrounds Nio’s plans for Europe

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has denied reports that the company is planning a European plant in Poland. The publication of the job advertisement for an “EU Plant Operation Manager” in Mazowieckie, Poland, on which the reports were based, was a “technical error”.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 12:51 pm

Xiaomi plans new plant in Beijing

Xiaomi is planning a plant for electric cars in Beijing. It is to be built in two stages and offer capacities for first 150,000 and then 300,000 electric cars per year. The first Xiaomi electric car is still planned for 2024.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Nissan wants to release 15 BEV models by 2030

Nissan is accelerating its electrification plans with an investment of two trillion yen over the next five years as part of its now unveiled Ambition 2030 strategic plan. The Japanese carmaker plans 23 new electrified models by 2030, including 15 pure electric models.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Tesla upgrades Shanghai gigafactory production capacities

Tesla is upgrading the production lines of its Shanghai factory for higher capacity starting in December. The conversion work in the areas of the continuing production of the Model 3 and Model Y is expected to last until April 2022. In addition, the first Model Y Performance were delivered in China.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Mercedes launches the EQS 350 in Germany

The Mercedes EQS can now also be ordered in Germany as a base model for under 100,000 euros. Following the EQS 450+ and EQS 580 4MATIC variants with the large 108 kWh battery, which have been available to order since August, now comes the EQS 350 with 90 kWh battery, which is available from 97,806.10 […]

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Nov 25, 2021 - 02:31 pm

Mullen increases reservation limit for the FIVE EV

The Californian EV manufacturer Mullen Technologies announced that the reservation limit for its Mullen FIVE EV Crossover has been increased to 25,000 initial reservations. The first 25,000 reservations will also receive a custom ‘launch edition’ for vehicle trim package options.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Kia to release new Niro in 2022

At the Seoul Mobility Show, Kia presented the new generation of the Niro, which will go on sale next year as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric model. The focus of the presentation was on the completely new design. Kia has not yet revealed whether there will be any changes to the powertrains.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 10:58 am

Diess future still unclear at Volkswagen

The power struggle in Wolfsburg has apparently still not been resolved. According to an article in German media, the supervisory board has not yet decided whether or not to dismiss their CEO Herbert Diess, who has been under fire from upper management. As it currently stands, Diess is not supposed to be involved in important […]

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Nov 24, 2021 - 02:42 pm

Xpeng continues to raise deliveries and losses through Q3

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has presented its business figures for the third quarter of 2021. Sales from July to September rose to around 5.72 billion yuan (around 800 million euros), but the net loss also increased to just under 1.59 billion yuan (around 220 million euros).

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Nov 24, 2021 - 01:54 pm

Environmental objection period for Giga Berlin closed

The online discussion on objections to the Tesla plant in Grünheide, which was scheduled for a second time, is now closed. Brandenburg’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Jörg Steinbach, remains optimistic that the first electric cars will roll off the assembly line there this year.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Cadillac launches pre-sales of the Lyriq in China

Cadillac has started pre-selling its first electric model in China. The Lyriq SUV will initially go on sale there with rear-wheel drive in the Long Range variant. The model is produced in China by the GM-SAIC joint venture. There is also news about the market launch of the Cadillac Lyriq in the USA.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Audi to build the Q8 e-tron in Brussels

Audi will build the Q8 e-tron at its Brussels plant from 2026. According to Belgian media, this rumour, which emerged in June, has now been officially confirmed by Audi CEO Markus Duesmann at an event to mark the production of the eight millionth vehicle at Audi Brussels.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 11:42 am

Volkswagen launches sales of the ID.5

VW has started the pre-sale of the ID.5. The coupé version of the VW ID.4, which was presented earlier this month, is available in Germany from a starting price of 46,515 euros. However, it is currently difficult to make a statement on the price after subsidy deduction. In addition, the ID.5 GTX gets an even […]

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Nov 22, 2021 - 01:03 pm

Toyota announces US prices for the 2022 Mirai

Toyota has announced pricing for the 2022 Mirai in the US, expected to arrive at Toyota dealerships this December. Prices for the fuel cell electric vehicle start at $49,500, excluding a ‘Dealer Processing and Handling Fee’ of $1,025.

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Nov 19, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Genesis unveils all-electric GV70 SUV model

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has unveiled an all-electric version of its GV70 SUV model. The Electrified GV70 is Genesis’ third BEV model, following the Electrified G80 and GV60, and will be available exclusively with all-wheel drive.

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Nov 19, 2021 - 03:21 pm

Xpeng presents the G9 electric SUV

With the G9, the Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has presented its fourth model after the G3, P7 and P5. Promoted as a “smart SUV flagship”, the station wagon-like electric car is the first Xpeng model designed from the outset for international markets.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 03:09 pm

Aiways teams up with Astara for Spain & Portugal

The Chinese manufacturer Aiways is joining forces with Astara to sell its electric SUVs in Spain and Portugal. Spanish and Portuguese buyers will be able to order the battery-electric Aiways U5 online or at the dealer from the first quarter of 2022.

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