May 3, 2022 - 02:09 pm

Hyundai cuts close ties with Rimac

Hyundai Motor is ending projects with Rimac Group after the Croatian automaker deepened its ties to Porsche, insiders told automotive media. It remains to be seen what will happen to Hyundai-Kia’s stake in the Rimac Group, especially since the move already affects joint projects.

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May 3, 2022 - 12:36 pm

Stellantis to invest billions in Canadian factories

Stellantis has announced a $3.6 billion Canadian investment to convert its Windsor and Brampton assembly plants in the Canadian province of Ontario to manufacture electric vehicles and to expand its Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) in Windsor.

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May 2, 2022 - 02:06 pm

Vandoorne wins Formula E race in Monaco

Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne won the Monaco E-Prix, the sixth race of the 2022 Formula E World Championship season, on Saturday to claim his first victory of the season. Mercedes-EQ thus extends its lead in the team championship.

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May 2, 2022 - 01:11 pm

BMW reveals their new ‘iFactory’ strategy

With a new plant in Debrecen, Hungary, where the all-electric New Class will roll off the production line from 2025, BMW wants to build the world’s first car plant that completely dispenses with the use of fossil fuels in its production processes. This is only one component of the new ‘iFactory’ production strategy.

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May 1, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Thailand signs MoU with Toyota on EV incentives

The government of Thailand is making agreements with electric vehicle companies on incentives, tax breaks and subsidies, aiming to strengthen its position as a major Asian EV manufacturing hub. This week, the government signed such a deal with Toyota.

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Apr 30, 2022 - 05:11 pm

VW Components to expand plant in Kassel

In Germany, Volkswagen Group Components has announced plans to expand its site in Kassel into a “key supplier for e-mobility”. The first step is to increase the number of production lines. The longer term plan is for the plant to only manufacture purely electric vehicles.

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Apr 29, 2022 - 01:08 pm

FIA & Formula E presents Gen3 racecars

The FIA and Formula E have unveiled the third-generation racing car that will be used in the electric racing series from the coming season. The technical key data differ greatly from the previous vehicle.

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Apr 28, 2022 - 04:21 pm

Wiesmann shows 800-volt roadster with production planned

The German sports car manufacturer Wiesmann has presented an all-electric roadster with 800-volt architecture under the project name Thunderball. It is still a concept, but it is intended to go into series production: Interested parties can already pre-order the 500-kW sports car.

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Apr 28, 2022 - 04:15 pm

VW considers building second plant in the USA

Volkswagen is considering the construction of a second plant in the USA. It could be built directly next to the current factory in Chattanooga. According to media reports, a battery cell plant in the area is also being considered. No decision has been made yet, but the move has been in the offing for months.

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Apr 28, 2022 - 01:21 pm

Kia presents the Niro Plus for taxi and ride-hailing services

Kia has presented the Niro Plus, an optimised version of the first generation of its Niro EV for taxi services and ride-hailing providers. Compared to the standard model, the length and height of the Niro Plus have been increased by 10 mm and 80 mm, respectively, to provide more space in the interior.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 12:42 pm

Skoda relaunches Enyaq production

The Czech VW brand Skoda is ramping up production of its all-electric Enyaq iV at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav. Production had to be interrupted for a few weeks due to supply bottlenecks for wiring harnesses.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Ford completes the first serial electric F-150

Ford has started series production of the F-150 Lightning. The battery-electric pickup truck is built at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn in the US state of Michigan. Bill Ford even speaks of the “Model T of the 21st century”.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 01:12 pm

VW to release an electric Amarok pickup

VW Commercial Vehicles is also planning a purely electric version for the next generation of the Amarok pickup. The new Amarok is being developed in cooperation with Ford and will be a Ford Ranger with its own unique drive system.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 01:31 pm

Alfa Romeo considers bringing back the Mito

Alfa Romeo is considering a comeback of the Mito small car, which was discontinued three years ago, as a purely electric model. There will probably be a major conceptual change compared to the combustion Mito – and familiar technology.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 12:50 pm

Renault rumoured to sell off their stake in Nissan

Renault is rumoured to be considering a partial sale of its roughly 43 per cent stake in Nissan as part of the possible spin-off and IPO of its electric car business. What impact this would have on the alliance and the joint electric platforms is an open question.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 12:41 pm

Neta S to release with over 700 km range

The Chinese electric car brand Neta from Hozon Auto has unveiled its next model, the Neta S, a sporty electric sedan. This will be offered in a pure battery-electric version as well as a variant with a range extender.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 11:47 am

Aston Martin to release first BEV model in 2025

Aston Martin has specified its electrification strategy. The first plug-in hybrid will be the mid-engine supercar Valhalla, which is scheduled for delivery from early 2024. Aston Martin’s first battery-electric vehicle will be launched in 2025.

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Apr 24, 2022 - 02:37 pm

Investindustrial renews Rimac investment

Croatia’s EV powerhouse Rimac has received another 120 million euros from Investindustrial. The Italian investment fund first took a stake in Rimac in 2021. The renewed investment could be about more than “just” profit since Investindustrial also holds a stake in British sports carmaker Morgan.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/03/hyundai-cuts-close-ties-with-rimac/
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