Apr 25, 2019 - 02:02 pm

Siticars presents electric mini car for London’s ULEZ

The London startup Siticars has introduced a small electric car for journeys in London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone. The BEV is called Me, and also comes as a pickup and panel van. Performance is strictly down to use case with a top speed of around 80 km/h and a range of about 150 km.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 01:50 pm

VW announces longer range e-Up for autumn

According to sales director Jürgen Stackmann, not only will VW present the series version of the ID.3 at the IAA, but also a revised e-Up with a longer range and the series version of the fully electric SUV coupé model, ID. Crozz.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 01:14 pm

Canoo aka Evelozcity aims to gather $200M

Evelozcity, the Californian eMobility startup recently renamed Canoo, wants to generate $200 million in fresh capital. Canoo is currently concluding final contracts with its suppliers and plans to start producing prototypes before the end of this year.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 11:57 pm

Tesla reports loss in Q1, many deliveries to shift into Q2

The Tesla earnings call is out only this time it is a loss for the first time in two quarters. The electric car company reports a net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges but also cash of $2.2 billion. The loss had been expected with Tesla saying they focussed the “attention on growth […]

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Apr 23, 2019 - 06:07 pm

Rivian airs EV model plans / GM is off the table

The electric car startup Rivian plans to expand its fleet to six pickups and SUVs of different sizes by 2025 and also to produce electric vehicles for other companies. Meanwhile (and with Amazon on board) the negotiations regarding the participation of General Motors appear to have failed.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 05:48 pm

Tesla’s new autopilot chip and robo-taxi software

Tesla presented its latest take at autonomous driving at its “Autonomy Day” and will install the Autopilot technology in all new vehicles with immediate effect. Utilising it, Tesla plans to launch its peer-to-peer “Robotaxi” service as early as next year, provided the authorities allow it.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 04:43 pm

Audi revises e-tron production targets downwards

Audi has reduced the e-tron production target for this year at its Brussels plant by more than 10,000 units to 45,242 units, due to supply issues. Also, production of Audi’s second electric model, the e-tron Sportback, is to be postponed until 2020.

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Apr 22, 2019 - 05:20 pm

Daimler to be carbon-neutral from 2040?

Future CEO Ola Källenius wants to make Daimler a CO2-free company by the year 2040, according to a report by Manager Magazin. This move would affect not only the vehicles but also the production network, including suppliers.

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Apr 22, 2019 - 04:36 pm

Continental widening e-mobility portfolio in China

At Auto Shanghai, supplier Continental is showing an extensive portfolio of solutions for electric mobility in China. Conti plans to significantly expand its production capacities in the Chinese cities of Tianjin and Changzhou in the coming years accordingly.

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Apr 18, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Mercedes confirms new electric SUV model EQB

Daimler executives have confirmed new models at the auto shows in New York and Shanghai. Mercedes-Benz will launch the new compact SUV GLB in 2021 and turn it into a fully electric car called EQB at the same time. The carmaker also presented a special edition of its EQC EV.

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Apr 17, 2019 - 02:25 pm

Karma reveals next Revero & GT Coupe + EV concept

Karma Automotive has introduced the latest Revero GT, formerly known as Fisker Karma. The now stronger hybrid is slated for launch in the US later this year, followed by Europe in 2020 and China in 2021. Also on show: the Pininfarina GT Coupé and an all-electric roadster concept.

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Apr 17, 2019 - 01:09 pm

China: Homegrown Tesla rivals by Nio & Xpeng

The Shanghai Auto show is in full swing, and local manufacturers are showing their wares. Nio put the ET Preview on display, an all-electric model that previews its first saloon due in 2021. Also, XPeng brought a new model, a sleek all-electric sedan this time.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 11:17 pm

China: Toyota debuts BEVs & strikes Singulato deal

Toyota will present its first two electric cars at the Auto Shanghai with sales in China scheduled to begin in 2020. Moreover, the Japanese are working on a deal with the Chinese EV startup Singulato Motors to deploy an old Toyota mini EV en masse and anew.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 06:30 pm

Shanghai: Audi shows Q2 L e-tron & AI:ME concept

Audi is now presenting its third “vision vehicle” after the AIcon and the PB18 at Auto Shanghai. The autonomous city electric car called AI:ME accompanies the series version of the fully electric Q2 L e-Tron for the Chinese market, which also debuts at the trade fair.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 05:23 pm

Aston Martin launches limited edition Rapide E

Aston Martin CEO, Marek Reichman, took to the stage at Auto Shanghai to reveal his company’s first fully electric model, the Rapid E. The zero-emission luxury car is to have a strictly limited production run of 155 units and will be delivered to customers later this year.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 12:20 pm

Byton confirms co-founder Breitfeld is leaving

Today the Chinese electric car startup Byton confirmed that their Chairperson and CTO, former BMW manager Dr Carsten Breitfeld is leaving to “start a new adventure within the startup industry”. Byton said they will announce a new CTO soon and are on track with the pre-series production of M-Byte starting this summer.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 05:40 pm

More electric cars being sold despite market downturn

The latest report by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) forecasts electric vehicle sales to continue to gain momentum in 2019 – despite a decline in the overall number of car registrations. China and Norway remain the drivers and exceptions of the global trend.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 03:40 pm

Nidec presents smaller versions of e-axle

Electric motor maker Nidec of Japan has presented two new versions of its e-axle. In addition to the 150 kW version from 2018, variants with 100 and 70 kW are now being added. Both the newer and previous versions combine electric motor, gearbox and inverter.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 01:26 pm

VW shows large e-SUV ID. Roomzz for launch in China

In the run-up to the Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen has presented a large all-electric SUV with three rows of seats called the ID. Roomzz – the latest member of its all-electric ID. family. The series version of the electric car will be launched in China from 2021.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/04/25/siticars-presents-electric-mini-car-for-londons-emission-zone/
25.04.2019 14:26