Apr 12, 2019 - 11:55 am

Geely subsidiary Geometry presents first BEV

Geely has introduced its first fully electric car brand, named Geometry, alongside its first model Geometry A. By the year 2025, ten electric models will be launched under the new brand in several segments, including sedans, SUVs and vans.

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Apr 10, 2019 - 09:14 pm

Porsche reclaims axle production for Macan EV

With the fully electric Macan to enter production in Leipzig early on in the next decade, Porsche is integrating axle assembly on-site. So far, the factory had outsourced this work to a supplier and Porsche says, the new unit will create more than 100 jobs and help keep motors a USP.

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Apr 10, 2019 - 01:51 pm

Kia considers EV production in Europe

Kia is reportedly considering producing their own electric cars in Europe to reduce delivery times. European customers have been facing delivery delays and have to cope with a waiting period of more than a year for the e-Niro for example.

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Apr 10, 2019 - 01:14 pm

Korea: Former GM factory picked up by MS Autotech

A former General Motors car factory in the South Korean city of Gunsan is to become a production site for electric cars. The Korean component manufacturer MS Autotech bought the plant for the equivalent of almost 100 million dollars to manufacture on behalf of several OEMs.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 02:57 pm

First Audi e-tron statistics released

After Audi began deliveries of the all-electric e-tron to customers in Europe in March, the German luxury car giant is now able to reveal its first distribution figures. According to these, most e-trons have so far gone to Germany (490) and Norway (621).

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Apr 9, 2019 - 02:46 pm

ZF expands hybrid business in China

The automotive supplier ZF is stepping up its involvement in China with the construction of further plants and the expansion of development capacities. This includes the start of production of the 8-speed automatic transmission 8HP at the ZF factory in Shanghai, including a variant for plug-in hybrid drives.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 01:50 pm

Bernd Körber takes the reins at Mini

On the 1 April just past, the reins of the BMW Mini brand were handed over to Bernd Körber (44), who was previously responsible for strategy and management at BMW. Körber succeeds Sebastian Mackens at Mini and will lead the brand “towards an electric, dynamic and urban future”.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 12:39 pm

Will Tesla Models S and X get a reluctance motor?

Tesla apparently plans to switch from the three-phase asynchronous to the reluctance motor on their Model S as well as the Model X. As far as the Model 3 is concerned, it looks as if the first U.S. deliveries of the new basic version are still to come.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 04:57 pm

ZF new automatic transmissions for BMW

ZF Friedrichshafen has received an order from BMW to supply its advanced 8-speed automatic transmission with a volume in the tens of billions over a long period of time. The latest version of the ZF 8-speed transmission, which has been in production since 2009, is technically optimized for the integration of electric drives. This also […]

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Apr 4, 2019 - 04:07 pm

Tesla releases production and delivery numbers

Tesla delivered around 63,000 vehicles in the first quarter of 2019, including around 50,900 Model 3 and 12,100 Model S and Model X. This corresponds to an increase of 110 per cent compared to the same quarter last year. Compared to the last quarter of 2018, however, this represents a decline of 31 per cent.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 02:30 pm

Ford’s first EV for China will be a compact SUV

Shortly after announcing their electrification strategy for Europe, Ford has revealed its plans for China. Within the next three years, 30 models of the Ford and Lincoln brands are expected to enter the world’s largest car market but only ten of them are electric cars and plug-in hybrids.

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Apr 3, 2019 - 03:26 pm

Toyota just released 24,000 hybrid patents

Toyota has released almost 24,000 patents stemming from over 20 years of hybrid technology development for public domain use. The main focus of the patents lies in core technologies such as electric motors, control units and system controls used in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.

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Apr 3, 2019 - 02:05 pm

Ford reveals its European electrification plans

At a special event in Amsterdam, Ford presented its European electrification strategy and announced a total of 16 new electrified vehicle models, most of them with hybrid drives, including mild hybrids, full hybrids and plug-in hybrids. These cover the entire range from personal to commercial vehicles, including an SUV in 2020 and a fully electric […]

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Apr 2, 2019 - 01:18 pm

Byton marks 50,000 M-Byte reservations

Although the vehicle is not yet on the market, but Byton has already received no less than 50,000 reservations for the M byte via the website. Meanwhile, the startup with prototypes of the model completed winter tests in Inner Mongolia.

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Apr 1, 2019 - 07:12 am

German carmakers show full e-mobility commitment

In a concerted rebranding campaign, the three German premium vehicle manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes want to adapt their labelling to the electric mobility of the future. The brand-new designs are exclusively available to our industry service electrive so far. Happy April Fools! 

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Mar 30, 2019 - 08:39 am

Poland to build own EV brand for domestic market

The Polish company ElectroMobility Poland (EMP), a joint venture of the four state-owned energy companies Tauron, Enea, Energa and PGE, has announced the development of three versions of a compact electric car for the Polish market. The first versions will be released in 2022 or 2023.

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Mar 28, 2019 - 06:28 pm

BMW Mini to remain in Britain no matter the Brexit

BMW says it will still start production of the electric Mini model in the UK later this year as planned despite the insecurity surrounding Brexit. The German carmaking giant had made plans way ahead, and production chief Oliver Zipse seemed unfazed even with the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.

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Mar 28, 2019 - 03:02 pm

Songuo Motors presents the NeuWai brand

At the Seoul Motor Show, South Korean manufacturer Songuo Motors presented the NeuWai brand, under which a whole series of vehicles will be sold in the future, including vehicles with electric drives. NeuWai is exhibiting no less than twelve models at the show.

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Mar 27, 2019 - 03:53 pm

BMW & Great Wall to build electric Minis for China by 2021

In July 2018, BMW and Great Wall Motor signed an agreement for the production of Mini electric vehicles in China. There are now details, including the plans to build a factory in the Chinese province of Jiangsu where the first electric Minis will roll off the assembly line from 2021.

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Mar 27, 2019 - 03:45 pm

Seat makes electrification plans public

Seat has put its electrical strategy into concrete terms. The VW subsidiary plans to launch six electrified models on the market by the beginning of 2021. The electric versions of the Seat Mii and the Seat el-Born will be the first two all-electric models of the Spanish car brand.

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