Nov 21, 2018 - 02:45 pm

Honda presents first all-electric car for China

Honda presented its first electric model for the Chinese market at the Guangzhou Auto Show. The compact SUV called VE-1 evokes the Honda HR-V model they based it on. It is also the series version of the Everus EV Concept Honda presented at the Auto China earlier in April.

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Nov 19, 2018 - 01:31 pm

VW planning 30 new plug-in cars for China by 2020

Volkswagen say it will take them no more than two years to launch more than 30 new electric cars and plug-in hybrids in China. Moreover, the Group’s Chinese arm is considering to install a public high power charging network together with local partners from 2019.

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Nov 16, 2018 - 07:26 pm

BMW announces details to the new 330e PHEV

The 330e PHEV will be available starting next summer. Then the plug-in hybrid will use the so-called XtraBoost system – a first for BMW. The drive boosts the 185 kW PHEV motor with an extra 30 kW. Plus, a new battery doubles the range as well.

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Nov 16, 2018 - 06:28 pm

VW confirms electric vehicle plants in Emden & Hanover

Volkswagen will be investing a total of 44 billion euros in future technologies by 2023 with about 3/4 of the money reserved for e-mobility alone. In accordance with the Boards latest priority, VW now confirmed their facilities in Emden and Hanover as new EV plants that will utilise the MEB platform.

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Nov 15, 2018 - 03:27 pm

Volkswagen upgrading Zwickau for 330,000 EV capacity

The German automobile manufacturer has announced their plan to upgrade the Zwickau facility to become the most effective electric vehicle production facility in Europe. A capacity of 330,000 vehicles per year is the eventual target for the CO²-neutral I.D. vehicle range, which will begin production in late 2019.

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Nov 15, 2018 - 02:36 pm

Kia to debut new Soul EV in LA

Kia has confirmed they will present the new Soul EV at the end of the month at the LA Auto Show and has released a teaser image. The new version of the Kia Soul will only be available as a battery electric vehicle in Europe.

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Nov 14, 2018 - 10:50 pm

Tesla, GM & Co. demand tax credit reform in the USA

In the U.S., a new alliance of well-known e-mobility players called the EV Drive Coalition is campaigning for a reform of tax credit regulations. Current regulations entitle buyers of e-vehicles to up to 7,500 dollars in tax-credits, but limits this number to an upper limit of 200,000 e-vehicles per manufacturer. The EV Drive Coalition is […]

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Nov 14, 2018 - 09:03 pm

VW to make EVs in Hannover and Emden from 2022

Volkswagen has now confirmed the rumours that have been circulating for days: They will indeed be converting their German plants in Emden and Hanover for the production of electric vehicles in the future, in addition to their plant in Zwickau.

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Nov 14, 2018 - 02:16 pm

Tesla’s Model 3 will arrive in Europe with CCS ports

After a lot of rumours on the grapevine, it is now official: the Tesla Model 3 will indeed come outfitted with a CCS fast charging port in Europe. Drew Bennet, responsible for Tesla’s global charging infrastructure, revealed the news in an interview with Auto Express.

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Nov 12, 2018 - 11:31 am

Aiways to develop 25,000 euro e-SUV

The ambitious plans by the Sino-German EV startup Aiways are becoming more tangible. The first volume production model will be the electric SUV Aiways U5 Ion, which will hit the Chinese market in September 2019, and Germany starting in 2020.

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Nov 11, 2018 - 01:52 pm

GM makes personnel changes for EV production

The change to electrified transport has caused some major changes for General Motors in Michigan: About 3,000 employees, particularly powertrain engineers, are being moved from the Global Propulsion Systems Center in Pontiac to the GM Technical Center in Warren.

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Nov 9, 2018 - 05:49 pm

Mazda to market multiple EVs in China with Changan

Mazda is planning to begin offering a series of electric vehicles in China starting in 2020 with their joint venture partner Changan. The vehicles will be a series of SUVs, for which Changan will manufacture the motors, batteries and other components, while Mazda will be making the chassis.

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Nov 9, 2018 - 05:06 pm

Fiat Chrysler & Mitsubishi to sell GAC BEV

Toyota and Honda will not be alone in selling electrified versions of the compact SUV Trumpchi GS4 by GAC under their own name. Now both Fiat Chrysler and Mitsubishi, who are also both also partners with GAC in China, plan to follow the same strategy.

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Nov 9, 2018 - 04:54 pm

VW planning Polo-sized BEV for under €20,000

The VW company is reportedly increasingly focusing on preparing their facilities in Germany for the planned electrification offensive. Now the Germans have announced that they are planning an electric model which will retail for under €20,000, in addition to their I.D., which will cost under €25,000 at the basic price. VW Commercial Vehicles is also […]

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Nov 7, 2018 - 02:04 pm

Tesla Model 3 to begin China rollout in March 2019

Tesla has informed first customers in China that they can expect their Model 3 to be delivered in March 2019. This is limited to the long-range model so far, which are still being imported, as the Tesla factory in Shanghai has not launched operation yet.

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Nov 6, 2018 - 02:54 pm

VW to gear up Emden factory for electric car production

Volkswagen is thinking to transform their Emden plant in Germany into an electric vehicle only factory. The next board meeting will decide about the next decade’s investments and large scale electrification is on top of the agenda. The option to build a battery cell factory there as well is on the table too.

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