Jul 25, 2021 - 12:10 pm

Tesla pauses new Model S deliveries

Tesla has apparently temporarily halted deliveries of the new Model S that began in June. This was reported by several customers of the model. Fixed dates for the delivery of the Model S have been cancelled at short notice. The reason for this can only be speculated.

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Jul 25, 2021 - 11:55 am

JLR announces long-term Formula E plans

Jaguar Land Rover officially announces the long-term continuation of its Formula E commitment. When the technologically refreshed Generation 3 cars make their debut at the start of the 2022/23 season, Jaguar Racing will once again be represented by two electric racers.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Faraday launches on the US stock market

Faraday Future has completed its long-announced IPO. The electric car start-up now announced the listing of its shares on Nasdaq. The IPO was carried out via a merger with SPAC Property Solutions Acquisition.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 11:19 am

Rivian plans second plant in the USA

Rivian Automotive is planning to build a second assembly plant in the USA. This could involve more than just a vehicle plant. A location has not yet been found, but several US states have apparently applied to the company.

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Bosch Amps Up

Jul 22, 2021 - 12:09 pm

New MG 5 EV variant released in the UK

The MG 5 EV has gained a new variant with a larger 61.1 kWh battery in the UK, which the Chinese firm says gives it a 250-mile range. Prices for the new range-topping electric estate start at £26,495 for Excite trim, while the Exclusive starts from £28,995 (post-grant).

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Jul 22, 2021 - 11:02 am

Kia EV6 reaches up to 528 km range in WLTP cycle

The Kia EV6 offers a WLTP range in the combined cycle of up to 528 kilometres if utilising the large 77.4 kWh battery and rear-wheel drive as now completed homologation shows. It is slightly more than Kia expected when debuting the EV last March.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 10:49 am

Nidec aims for EV joint venture with Foxconn

Foxconn and Nidec have launched talks to set up a joint venture in Taiwan next year to accelerate electric vehicle motor production as the two Apple suppliers push further into the market. Nidec wants Foxconn to help make automotive its largest business driver – only there’s some way to go.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 04:56 pm

Lucid Motors plans to launch in Germany in 2022

California-based electric car startup Lucid Motors plans to begin delivering its cars in Germany next year, as the new Country Manager Roberto Russo, confirmed to electrive. Also in 2022, the Air sedan is to arrive in other European countries too.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Mercedes opens sales for new S-Class PHEV

Mercedes-Benz opens sales of the new S-Class as a plug-in hybrid in time with the schedule set at the debut last year. Clients can now order the S 580 e opting for a short or long wheelbase at list prices starting at 123,736 euros.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 02:00 pm

GKN is developing 800 Volt systems for electric vehicles

GKN Automotive is accelerating its development of electric drives in response to the increasing global demand for EVs. These future systems, utilising and harnessing 800-Volt technologies, are already at advanced stages of development and being tested in real-world conditions, GKN says.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 11:22 am

Ford is offering a new Mustang Mach-E variant in China

Ford has expanded the range of its Mustang Mach-E in China with a new variant that qualifies for the government subsidy there. The new Mustang Mach-E in the SE edition with rear-wheel-drive and large battery is available from 282,000 yuan (equivalent to around 36,900 euros) after subsidies.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 11:00 am

Xpeng P5 to launch in China for under €25,000

Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has priced its third production model, the P5, to be launched in China in the third quarter of 2021 and delivered in the fourth quarter of 2021. The electric sedan will start at prices starting at 180,000 yuan after subsidies (equivalent to around 23,500 euros).

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Jul 19, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Schaeffler kickstarts e-axle production in China

Schaeffler has started series production of its so-called 2in1 E-axle in Taicang, China. The first Chinese car equipped with this product will be launched shortly. After the market launch in China, the axle will also be used by a European OEM, according to Schaeffler.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 10:43 am

Audi invests in drive development in Hungary

Audi Hungaria has announced that it will invest a double-digit million euro amount in local technical development over the next two years. The focus of the investment is on the installation of a functional test bench for the development of electric drives and transmissions.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 10:35 am

Lightyear selects Valmet as production partner

Dutch technology company Lightyear has signed a memorandum of understanding with Valmet Automotive for vehicle production. The contract covers the production of the exclusive series of the Lightyear One solar electric car and is expected to be finalised in August.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 12:57 pm

WM Motor to release 2 electric sedans this year

Chinese EV startup WM Motor has unveiled its first sedan called the M7 and a second sedan-like EV specifically for the mobility market called the E5. Both are supposed to launch in China before the end of the year. The company has also revealed a new logo.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 11:55 am

Everrati & Superformance announce electric GT40

British conversion company Everrati and Superformance, a Californian manufacturer of nostalgia sports cars inspired by the 1960s, have entered into a strategic partnership that will see the creation of an electrified version of the legendary GT40 as a joint first.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 08:17 pm

Will Volkswagen make an ID.8?

VW has mentioned an ID.8 for the first time. In a speech manuscript on the new Group strategy published by Herbert Diess on LinkedIn, the model designation ID.8 for a large electric SUV in the format of the VW Atlas offered in North America is mentioned on page 10.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 03:08 pm

Bosch presents new high voltage test rig

Bosch Engineering has developed a High-Voltage Lab Rig (HVLR) that can be used to efficiently test the power electronics of electric vehicles. As the tests can thus be carried out in the high-voltage lab instead of on the test bench, development time and costs are to be reduced.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 12:41 pm

Mazda considers dropping range extender from the MX-30

Mazda is apparently backing away from the plan to soon follow its first purely electric MX-30 series model with another variant with a Wankel engine as a range extender. Although the manufacturer confirms that the range extender will not be coming soon, it is officially sticking to the project.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 12:13 pm

Next.e.GO Mobile to build plant in Bulgaria

The German electric car manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile has now officially confirmed that it has signed an agreement in Bulgaria to build a new microfactory in Lowetsch. There had already been a rumour to this effect a few days ago.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/25/tesla-pauses-new-model-s-deliveries/
25.07.2021 12:36