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Nov 4, 2019 - 04:57 pm

BMW shows PHEV version of the X3

BMW has introduced the new X3 xDrive30e with plug-in hybrid drive. The model is to be produced from December 2019 together with the conventionally powered model variants of the X3 at BMW’s Spartanburg plant in the USA and will be available in Spring 2020 worldwide.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 04:26 pm

Will Fiat Chrysler use Tesla technology?

It is looking like Fiat Chrysler might buy the use of a Tesla technology for its brands’ electric cars. During a conversation with stock analysts, FCA boss Mike Manley revealed that his company was considering this option. It would not be the first partnership between the two companies.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 03:46 pm

The ID. 3 to lead Volkswagen’s “system change”

Volkswagen celebrated the production of the first produced ID.3 with a ceremony attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Zwickau plant is to become the largest electric car plant in Europe. At the same time, VW representatives called for a stronger commitment to the clean energy revolution.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Magna working on next gen electric motor

In the USA, Magna is now working with the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to develop an electric motor with a significantly higher power density and lower costs. The project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Nov 1, 2019 - 05:28 pm

China: GAC debuts long-range e-SUV Aion LX

GAC New Energy Automobile, GAC’s electrified offshoot, has launched the second model of its Aion EV series in China. The new vehicle, the Aion LX, is a purely electric SUV with CATL cells and a range of up to 650 kilometres (NEDC).

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Nov 1, 2019 - 02:04 pm

VW brand reveals electric car roadmap for China

The Volkswagen Group’s core brand VW has now revealed the details of its electric vehicle roadmap in China. To start with, VW wants to deliver 300,000 electrified models to Chinese customers as early as next year. By 2025, the figure is expected to rise to around one million.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 02:59 pm

Mercedes recalls almost 1,700 EQC globally

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 1,696 EQCs worldwide – 571 of them in their native Germany. This affects models from the production period from February to October 2019. A bolt in the front axle differential could break and block the front wheels of the electric car.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 02:50 pm

BMW orders hybrid drives from Magna

Magna has received its most significant production order for transmission technologies in the company’s history from the BMW Group. The multi-year contract covers all front-wheel-drive dual-clutch transmissions, including hybrid transmissions.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 01:37 pm

PSA and Fiat Chrysler agree on merger

PSA and Fiat Chrysler have agreed on a merger. However, the details are still open, as the agreement is to be worked out in the coming weeks. It is also open what this means for electric mobility in the new company.

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Oct 29, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Formula E may focus on battery charging times

According to new Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle, the electric racing series with the third generation of racing cars could devote itself to the topic of charging times. This would mean that the Gen3 car could reintroduce pit stops in Formula E.

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Oct 29, 2019 - 02:26 pm

US: Prices are out for the electric Mini Cooper SE

Already being hailed as one of the most affordable electric cars to enter the US market, the electric Mini Cooper SE is to have an MSRP of $29,900. In some places, with federal tax credits and state electric vehicle tax, the price will drop as low as $17,900.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 03:32 pm

Renault’s K-ZE offered China heads to Europe

Renault is planning a modified version of the City K-ZE small electric car offered at competitive prices in China for the European market. However, the price for Europe is still unclear, as is the brand under which the K-ZE will be sold in Europe.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 02:44 pm

UK prices and special offers for the Seat Mii EV

The Seat Mii Electric is now available to order in the UK. Priced from £19,300 (including PiCG), Seat’s first fully electric vehicle is available for £199 per month on a PCP deal. This is after a £4,399 customer deposit, with Seat contributing £500 to the cost.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 01:03 pm

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits UK market

Mitsubishi’s new Outlander PHEV Reflex commercial vehicle has gone on sale in the UK. The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Reflex Commercial is also eligible for the UK government’s Plug-In Van Grant, a discount of £7,642, resulting in an on-the-road CV price of £24,298 (excluding VAT).

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Oct 24, 2019 - 12:38 pm

Toyota sets sights on China before Europe

While Toyota will offer their first high volume battery-electric cars in China next year due to the quotas there, Europeans will have to wait another two to three years before the vehicles are available for purchase.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/05/infiniti-reveals-details-of-electrification-strategy/
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