Feb 11, 2020 - 01:28 pm

BEV and PHEV sales increase markedly in Sweden

In Sweden, electric cars and plug-in hybrids achieved a market share of 30.2 per cent in January. The boom in new registrations is most likely to be the change in the Swedish bonus-malus system that came into force at the turn of the year.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 01:10 pm

Nikola wants to build an electric pickup

The US American manufacturer Nikola Motor, known for its fuel cell and battery trucks, has also announced its move into the segment of electrically powered pickup trucks. The first renderings of the Nikola Badger are now available along with some interesting details about the unusual drive.

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Feb 6, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Jeep reveals PHEV Renegade and Compass spec

Jeep has just revealed the technical specifications for its first two plug-in hybrid models, the Compass and the Renegade. These two PHEVs with the abbreviation 4xe are now available online for pre-order as ‘First Edition’.

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Feb 6, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Lucid Air to sport a 900-volt system

Lucid Motors will equip the production version of its first electric model Air with a 900-volt system, as CEO Peter Rawlinson just revealed in an interview. For the top version of the Air the manufacturer continues to promise a range of 400 miles (644 km).

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Feb 5, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Tesla Gigafactory in Texas?

Tesla plans to build another Gigafactory in the USA, possibly in Texas. Elon Musk indicated his considerations with a post on Twitter and US President Donald Trump had also hinted that Musk would build another factory in the USA.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 12:15 pm

Norway sold 4,236 new electric cars in January

4,236 electric cars were newly registered in Norway in the first month of the new year. The market share of BEV in passenger car registrations was thus 44.3%. By far the most popular model across all drive systems was the Audi e-tron.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Newest CAM study shows Tesla as EV sales leader

With record sales of 367,000 passenger cars in 2019, Tesla has increased its deliveries by 50% and thus became by far the strongest selling electric car manufacturer in the past year, ahead of the Chinese manufacturer BYD with 219,000 new energy vehicles.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 02:11 pm

Tesla updates battery warranty

There have been some changes to the Tesla warranty terms. For Model S and Model X, an upper limit for mileage is introduced. However, a shift from usage time to mileage affects all Tesla drivers.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 01:59 pm

Renault presents Mégane plug-in hybrid

Renault has presented the revised Mégane, which will be available for the first time from summer 2020 with the plug-in hybrid drive called E-Tech. Although the PHEV has two electric motors, it has a relatively small battery.

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Jan 31, 2020 - 01:03 pm

General Motors confirms electric Hummer

The electro-revival of the Hummer brand is official. The General Motors subsidiary GMC has now confirmed the rumours and has given the first key data of the GMC Hummer EV. A 30-second spot during the Super Bowl is set, and GM will fully unveil the monster EV in May 2020.

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Jan 31, 2020 - 12:49 pm

Aston Martin postpones electrification plans

The financially stricken sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has begun postponing their plans for electric cars. Although the British have a new investor, it will first invest the existing budget in combustion engine models and the new SUV DBX.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 01:14 pm

Ford’s first EV on Rivian’s platform is a Lincoln

Last year, Ford had already announced that after joining Rivian, it also wanted to use the US start-up’s skateboard platform for a future e-vehicle. Now things are getting a little more concrete: Ford confirms that its Lincoln brand is working on a new electric model based on the Rivian skateboard.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 04:59 pm

Juicar EV-by-subscription launched in Germany & Italy

The Swiss energy group Alpiq is now launching its electric mobility subscription service Juicar in Germany and Italy. Juicar has been on the market in Switzerland since August 2018. In Germany the subscription is now available nationwide in cooperation with the fleet operator Arval.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 03:24 pm

Hyundai USA announces 2020 Ioniq pricing

Hyundai Motor America has just announced that prices for the 2020 Ioniq Electric will start at $33,045. That is a significant jump from last year’s price of $30,315 but the 2020 Ioniq Electric features a larger 38.3 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This increases the range from 124 miles to 170 miles.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 02:07 pm

Lordstown Motors aims for state support

The US-American startup Lordstown Motors is hoping for a 200 million dollar loan from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing program, from which Tesla, among others, has benefited from in the past. A drivable prototype of the electric pickup will be presented in June.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Seat to release hybrid Leon

Volkswagen’s Spanish subsidiary Seat has presented the fourth generation of the Leon, which will also be available as a mild hybrid (eTSI) and as a plug-in hybrid (eHybrid) for the first time. Production will start in January and the market launch in April.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 11:37 am

Artega is accepting orders for the Karo

Artega has opened the order books for the Karo. From now on, the two-seater electric mini car in an Isetta design can be ordered through Artega’s sales department in Germany. The first deliveries are expected in the second quarter, at which point dealers will also be supplied with exhibition and demonstration vehicles.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/02/11/sweden-marks-a-notable-increase-in-bev-and-phev-sales/
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