Dec 6, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Swedish startup Uniti in financial straights

The Swedish electric car start-up Uniti has returned with news after a long break from communication. The company has been hit hard by the pandemic. A bridging loan promised for the end of November has also been delayed – which currently threatens the company’s existence.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:22 pm

VinGroup aims to hit the US stock market in 2022

Vietnam’s conglomerate Vingroup plans to list its electric car division VinFast on the US stock exchange in the second half of 2022, raising at least three billion dollars. The company also aims to sell three times as many electric cars next year as previously planned.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:12 pm

Netherlands makes case for European Rivian factory

Rumours about a European plant of the US electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian have been circulating for some time. While a production plant near Bristol in England was previously considered the favourite, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has now confirmed that talks are being held with Rivian about a very specific location in the country.

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Dec 3, 2021 - 12:13 pm

Toyota presents roadmap for Europe and the bZ4X

Toyota has given an outlook on its strategy in Europe. By 2030, Toyota wants to increase the share of purely electric vehicles to at least 50 per cent, and from 2035, only zero-emission cars will be allowed on sale. In addition, the first purely battery-electric Toyota model bZ4X is now celebrating its European premiere.

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Dec 2, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Bosch launches semiconductor production in Germany

After several years of development, Bosch in Reutlingen has now started large-scale production of power semiconductors made of silicon carbide (SiC). In parallel, however, the further development of the semiconductors and the expansion of production capacities are already underway.

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Dec 2, 2021 - 12:18 pm

Norway marks 11,274 new BEVs sold over November

In Norway, 11,274 new electric cars were registered in November. Electric cars thus reached a share of 73.8 per cent of all passenger car registrations in the month. In addition, there were 2,653 new plug-in hybrids. The most popular model was the Tesla Model Y with 1,013 registrations.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 12:45 pm

New Astra to release as an estate & includes PHEV variant

Opel/Vauxhall has now also shown the estate version of the hybrid Astra after launching the five-door version of the new Astra first. The Astra Sports Tourer will also be available as a plug-in hybrid right from the start, with a battery-electric version reportedly coming in 2023.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 03:21 pm

BMW previews performance PHEV Concept XM

With the Concept XM, BMW M has presented a preview of the most powerful car ever built in series by BMW’s performance brand, the production of which will start at the US plant in Spartanburg at the end of next year.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 12:56 pm

Sono Motors launches supervisory board

Sono Motors has presented its five-member supervisory board. The background is the company’s US IPO launched in mid-November: the ordinary shares of the Munich-based electric car start-up have been traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SEV” since 17 November.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 01:35 pm

Confusion surrounds Nio’s plans for Europe

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has denied reports that the company is planning a European plant in Poland. The publication of the job advertisement for an “EU Plant Operation Manager” in Mazowieckie, Poland, on which the reports were based, was a “technical error”.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 12:51 pm

Xiaomi plans new plant in Beijing

Xiaomi is planning a plant for electric cars in Beijing. It is to be built in two stages and offer capacities for first 150,000 and then 300,000 electric cars per year. The first Xiaomi electric car is still planned for 2024.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Nissan wants to release 15 BEV models by 2030

Nissan is accelerating its electrification plans with an investment of two trillion yen over the next five years as part of its now unveiled Ambition 2030 strategic plan. The Japanese carmaker plans 23 new electrified models by 2030, including 15 pure electric models.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Tesla upgrades Shanghai gigafactory production capacities

Tesla is upgrading the production lines of its Shanghai factory for higher capacity starting in December. The conversion work in the areas of the continuing production of the Model 3 and Model Y is expected to last until April 2022. In addition, the first Model Y Performance were delivered in China.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Mercedes launches the EQS 350 in Germany

The Mercedes EQS can now also be ordered in Germany as a base model for under 100,000 euros. Following the EQS 450+ and EQS 580 4MATIC variants with the large 108 kWh battery, which have been available to order since August, now comes the EQS 350 with 90 kWh battery, which is available from 97,806.10 […]

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Nov 25, 2021 - 02:31 pm

Mullen increases reservation limit for the FIVE EV

The Californian EV manufacturer Mullen Technologies announced that the reservation limit for its Mullen FIVE EV Crossover has been increased to 25,000 initial reservations. The first 25,000 reservations will also receive a custom ‘launch edition’ for vehicle trim package options.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Kia to release new Niro in 2022

At the Seoul Mobility Show, Kia presented the new generation of the Niro, which will go on sale next year as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric model. The focus of the presentation was on the completely new design. Kia has not yet revealed whether there will be any changes to the powertrains.

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