Jun 30, 2020 - 01:23 pm

Byton may be facing bankruptcy

The electric car startup Byton that started with such promise looks to be on the brink of collapse. According to the company, it will cease operations for half a year from 1 July – whether it will continue after that is open.

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Jun 29, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Ford presents F-150 with a hybrid drive

Ford presented the new edition of its US customer F-150, which is now being offered with a full hybrid drive for the first time. For the promised fully-electric version of the pickup, interested parties may have to wait for up to two years.

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Jun 29, 2020 - 01:41 pm

Xpeng launches deliveries of the P7 sedan

The Chinese electric car startup Xpeng Motors has started deliveries of its second production model in China. The Xpeng P7 electric sedan will be offered at prices starting at 229,900 yuan (around 29,950 euros) after subsidies.

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Jun 26, 2020 - 01:44 pm

Lordstown Motors presents the Endurance e-pickup

Lordstown Motors has now officially introduced its all-electric pickup truck. The Lordstown Endurance has an electric motor on each wheel, an output of 447 kW and prices start at $52,500 US. However, even the prototype leaves several questions unanswered.

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Jun 25, 2020 - 01:38 pm

Rumours condense around Karma insolvency

Karma Automotive will apparently soon file for Chapter 11 insolvency, meaning a chance for restructuring under court supervision. Several months ago, there were already reports that had raised substantial doubts about the company’s business practices.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 05:25 pm

Hyundai promises UK customers delivery within days

Hyundai Motor UK has confirmed the supply of “thousands of electric vehicles in 2020”, in its aim to become one of the UK’s largest provider of electric cars. Customers looking for an all-electric Hyundai can now order their car with delivery in as little as a few days.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 04:01 pm

Opel reveals the Mokka Electric with new brand design

Opel has unveiled its new Mokka Electric, which will be the brand’s first model to be available in an all-electric version right from the market launch. There are no surprises with the drive system, but there are some surprises with the electric car’s design.

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Jun 23, 2020 - 02:14 pm

Jaguar I-Pace adds 11-kW onboard charger

The new model year of Jaguar’s only all-electric car I-Pace now includes a three-phase AC charger for faster charging and a new infotainment system. The latter has extended functionalities for planning a route including charge stops. The company has also adjusted its pricing.

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Jun 22, 2020 - 05:16 pm

VW testing first ID.3 electric cars with 150 employees

VW has started the employee fleet for the ID.3 at the vehicle plant in Zwickau, Germany. The first electric cars have now been handed over to test drivers from Zwickau for a stress test in everyday life. In terms of software, however, the test vehicles do not yet correspond to the targeted series status.

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Jun 22, 2020 - 01:57 pm

VW will not produce the ID. Buggy

The ID. Buggy that Volkswagen presented last year will remain a concept. It seems VW has decided not to produce the fun EV itself after the planned co-production with e.GO mobile fell through due to the latter’s solvency issues.

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Jun 19, 2020 - 12:10 pm

Tesla is getting ready to buy in Texas

Tesla has set its sights on a particular plot of land for its planned next US plant near the Texas capital Austin. US media reports that the electric car manufacturer has already bought land in Travis County were, however, later corrected by Elon Musk on Twitter.

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Jun 19, 2020 - 11:49 am

Duesmann new Head of Technical Development at Audi

Audi has realigned its R&D department: Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Board Member for Development, is leaving the company at his own request and Audi CEO Markus Duesmann is taking over as Head of Technical Development for the brand with immediate effect.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 02:01 pm

Lucid Air to be presented on 9 September

Electric car startup Lucid Motors will present the series version of its electric sedan Air on 9 September online. They say they will reveal the final interior and exterior design plus details of specifications, prices and available configurations.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 12:35 pm

Next electric VW ID.4 look leaked from China

Chinese media have unveiled first pictures of the serial version of the VW ID.4. The source of the images seems serious enough for us to break it to you – the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

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Jun 17, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Rimac postpones delivery date of the C_Two til 2021

The first examples of the second hypercar from the Croatian electric car manufacturer Rimac Automobili, presented for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 under the designation C_Two, will not be delivered to customers this year, but only in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Formula E confirms six concluding races in Berlin

The rumour that Formula E, which was interrupted due to the coronavirus crisis, will hold several races in Berlin, has been confirmed: As the electric racing series now officially announces, the former airport Berlin-Tempelhof is the venue for the conclusion of the current season.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 01:26 pm

Opel Zafira-e Life can tow up to 1,000 kg

Opel has given details of the all-electric version of the Zafira Life, the van which is scheduled to go on sale in early 2021. It shares technology with other PSA transporters that all received electrification lately.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 01:02 pm

VW launches ID.3 1ST Edition for less than €40,000

VW has published the prices for the ID.3 in the limited First Edition with the start of the order process for reservation holders. The currently cheapest version ID.3 Pro starts at a list price of €39,995, and after deducting subsidies, the price drops below €29,500.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 03:37 pm

First images of the Citroën ë-C4

Citroën has published first pictures of the new C4 and its purely electric offshoot ë-C4. The new C4 shares only the name with its predecessors, the French company have said goodbye to the classic compact car. Information about the technology of the ë-C4 is not yet available.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 02:36 pm

Mini rumoured to be going cobalt-free

According to a British news site, Mini is planning the first electric model as a five-door SUV as part of the Spotlight Automotive joint venture. There is also speculation about the cell supplier and a larger SUV for the USA.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 02:08 pm

New plug-in hybrid variants of the DS 7 Crossback

PSA brand DS Automobiles has expanded its plug-in hybrid offering for the DS 7 Crossback. In addition to the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4 with all-wheel drive, the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 with front-wheel drive is another PHEV variant now on offer.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 01:41 pm

The 100 kWh Model 3: rumours and a denial

Rumour has it that Tesla is planning a 100-kWh version for Model 3, but Elon Musk has denied that Tesla is developing such a Model3. In addition, the range for the Model S with a large battery will indeed increase, but only in North America for the time being.

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