Jan 26, 2023 - 02:30 pm

Citroën presents electric car for India

Citroën has unveiled its first electric car to go on sale in the Indian market. The new ë-C3 is based on the ICE version, which the French brand launched in India last year, and will hit showrooms in February.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 12:36 pm

Koji Sato to take over as new Toyota CEO

Toyota has announced a change at the top of the group. Koji Sato, previously president of the Lexus brand and the motorsport subsidiary Gazoo Racing, will become Toyota’s new president and CEO on 1 April 2023, replacing Akio Toyoda in this role.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 02:47 pm

Honda sets up new e-mobility business unit

Honda has announced the establishment of a new division to strengthen its electrification business within its organisational structure and accelerate development. This will be done not only for the car division, but also for the two-wheeler and powertrain business.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 03:42 pm

Polestar releases comprehensive update for the Polestar 2

Polestar gives its Polestar 2 a comprehensive update for the new model year, including new engines and more powerful batteries. The single-motor variants are now rear-wheel drive, analogous to the electric drive system update for the Volvo models XC40 and C40 – but with more power in the Polestar than in the Volvos.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:17 pm

LEVC wants to go fully electric

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is facing a future as a pure electric vehicle manufacturer, according to a media report. In order to make this change, parent company Geely is said to be planning a major investment.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 01:35 pm

Nissan invests in electric drive production in the USA

Nissan is planning a US$250 million investment in its Decherd engine plant in the US state of Tennessee to support the electrification of its product range, according to its CEO Makoto Uchida. This is apparently to increase the production of electric drives in the US.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 02:18 pm

CATL to build chassis plant in Yichun

CATL plans to build the first production facility for its CATL Integrated Intelligent Chassis (CIIC) in Yichun in the Chinese province of Jiangxi and has signed an agreement with the city to this effect. There are no details yet on the schedule and scope of production.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 11:57 am

VW to replace head of design unit

The Volkswagen brand is on the brink of announcing a new head of design. According to German media, head designer Jozef Kaban will be replaced by Andreas Mindt on the 01 February, back from his post at Bentley. This was indicated by the new board of directors.

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Jan 21, 2023 - 05:02 pm

GM reveals mildly hybrid Corvette E-Ray

General Motors now offers its Corvette sports car with a small e-motor, primarily designed to “enhance the driving experience” and turn the vehicle into AWD at times. However, the hybrid Corvette E-Ray will eventually be followed by a fully electric Corvette based on GM’s Ultium platform.

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Jan 19, 2023 - 01:55 pm

Vanwall presents compact EV with racing genes

The revived car brand Vanwall, a former English Formula 1 racing team, has presented an electric compact model to be built in Germany. The Vanderwell is said to stand out with its sporty look and will be delivered from the third quarter of 2023.

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Jan 18, 2023 - 02:01 pm

Hyundai to start manufacturing the Ioniq 5 in Singapore

Hyundai Motor’s assembly plant in Singapore will start rolling out the electric Ioniq 5 in the first half of this year. The Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Centre in Jurong, the site of Singapore’s first vehicle assembly plant in more than 40 years, is expected to be completed in April.

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Jan 18, 2023 - 12:24 pm

Mercedes announces changes in management

Mercedes-Benz has announced various new appointments in top management, affecting Level 1 below the Group Board of Management. Among others, Christoph Starzynski, currently Head of Development Electric Drive, will assume responsibility for the overall vehicle development of all Mercedes-Benz passenger car series as of 1 July 2023.

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Jan 17, 2023 - 01:19 pm

BYD reveals dealership network plans for the UK

The first stores in the UK will be opening in the first quarter of 2023, with vehicle sales to follow shortly after. The first confirmed dealer partners include Pendragon, Arnold Clark Automobiles, Lookers Motor Group and LSH Auto Holdings.

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Jan 17, 2023 - 12:55 pm

Seres 5 to be available in Europe from March

Seres, a brand belonging to the Chinese group Sokon, has announced the launch of its all-electric SUV model Seres 5 in Europe at the Brussels Motor Show. The Seres 5 will be available from March through the brand’s European distribution network.

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