Jan 10, 2023 - 03:13 pm

Volkswagen increased EV deliveries in 2022 by 23.6%

The Volkswagen brand delivered around 330,000 electric cars in 2022, 23.6 per cent more than in the previous year. With a total of around 4.56 million vehicles sold in 2022, the BEV share was therefore around 7.2 per cent. The best-selling electric VW worldwide and in their home market was the ID.4.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 02:40 pm

Mercedes doubled EV sales over 2022

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars delivered 117,800 battery-electric cars in 2022. Thanks to a strong final quarter, the Stuttgart-based company was able to more than double its electric car deliveries compared to the previous year.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 11:16 am

BMW delivered over 200,000 electric cars in 2022

In 2022, the BMW Group sold a total of 215,755 fully electric vehicles from the BMW and Mini brands, more than twice as many as in 2021. The Group was also able to hand over the 500,000th fully electric vehicle to customers by the end of 2022.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 09:49 am

Polestar exceeds delivery targets for 2022

Polestar delivered about 21,000 vehicles in the fourth quarter of 2022, exceeding its reduced sales target of 50,000 electric cars for the full year 2022. According to the manufacturer’s preliminary figures, Polestar sold 51,500 cars last year.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 04:03 pm

Zeekr begins production of the 009 in Ningbo city

Geely’s Premium electric brand Zeekr has begun serial production of its second model. The electric van Zeekr 009 is now rolling off production lines in the company’s plant in Hangzhou Bay, Ningbo city in the east Chinese province of Zhejiang. Deliveries should start shortly.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 03:14 pm

BYD & UzAuto to produce EVs in Uzbekistan

BYD has announced a production facility for electric cars and plug-in hybrids in Uzbekistan. The facility will be established as part of a joint venture with Uzavtosanoat JSC (UzAuto) to produce BYD’s best-selling new energy vehicles, including plug-in hybrids and related components.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 12:02 pm

Afeela plans further models and launch in Europe

Sony and Honda’s new electric car brand Afeela is already planning more models and a market entry in Europe, according to a British media report. The joint venture Sony Honda Mobility (SHM) has just presented the new brand at the CES, including a first sedan study.

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Jan 6, 2023 - 04:51 pm

SAIC-GM open second electric car plant in China

SAIC-GM, General Motors’ joint venture with SAIC Motor, opened its second plant producing electric vehicles based on GM’s Ultium platform. The factory is at the company’s production site in the city of Wuhan in Central China and has started making electric cars already.

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Jan 5, 2023 - 12:15 pm

Sony Honda Mobility presents prototype EV at CES

The Sony Honda Mobility (SHM) joint venture, which Sony and Honda founded last autumn, has come to the CES to put their shared EV brand Afeela in the spotlight. SHM also brought its first prototype electric car and announce a strategic partnership with Epic Games and Qualcomm.

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Jan 5, 2023 - 11:27 am

CES: BMW i Vision Dee gives taste of the ‘Neue Klasse’

At the CES, BMW gave the first glimpses of its future electric cars of the New Class (‘Neue Klasse’). The i Vision Dee, a study of a futuristic mid-size sedan, in which the “Dee” stands for Digital Emotional Experience, sees BMW focusing on UX when switching between levels of augmented reality.

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Jan 4, 2023 - 10:49 am

VW reveals the ID.7 at CES

At the CES in Las Vegas, VW has presented a preview of its upcoming all-electric luxury sedan in the form of a camouflaged near-production study, which now bears the designation ID.7. The premiere of the production model is scheduled just a few months away.

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Jan 4, 2023 - 10:41 am

Zeekr gives its 001 the CATL Qilin battery

In China, Geely’s premium electric brand Zeekr is now offering its 001 with CATL’s Qilin battery for the first time in the new 2023 model year. This battery option with a capacity of 140 kWh increases the range of the Zeekr 001 to up to 1,032 kilometres according to Chinese standards.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 04:21 pm

Voyah completes first vehicle deliveries in Norway

The Dongfeng subsidiary Voyah has delivered its first electric cars in Europe. In December, the first 136 units of the electric SUV model Voyah Free were handed over to customers in Norway. Further markets are to follow in 2023 – Germany has not yet been named.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 01:19 pm

GAC presents second ‘Hyper’ model

GAC Aion, the electric car subsidiary of the Chinese GAC Group, presented an electric sedan called Hyper GT with a cW value of 0.19 at the Guangzhou Auto Show. However, it will probably be almost a year before it goes on sale.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Tom Zhu to take over as CEO for Tesla

Tom Zhu appears set to become Tesla’s most influential manager after CEO Elon Musk. In addition to his role as China boss and highest-ranking manager for Tesla’s sales in the rest of Asia, Zhu will be given additional responsibilities in North America and Europe.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 11:44 am

Tesla hits new delivery and production records

Tesla has presented its delivery and production figures for the fourth quarter of 2022 – and thus also for the year as a whole. With 439,701 electric cars built and 405,278 delivered, Q4 was unsurprisingly a new record for both figures.

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Jan 2, 2023 - 03:40 pm

Rheinmetall scores major e-mobility order from German O

The German technology group Rheinmetall has won a major contract in the field of electromobility worth over 250 million euros from a German premium manufacturer in the automotive sector. The supplier will equip a “new 900-volt generation of the electrically powered vehicle fleet” with new types of switchgear contactors.

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