Aug 5, 2021 - 03:50 pm

BorgWarner announces new orders from China

BorgWarner has announced the first order for its integrated drive module (iDM) from China. It comes from an unnamed “leading Chinese luxury electric vehicle brand”. BorgWarner has also received an order from the Chinese Geely brand Zeekr.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 11:58 am

Further Stellantis brands to go fully electric

At the presentation of its business figures for the first half of the year, Stellantis gave new details on its electrification strategy. Accordingly, DS Automobiles will only launch pure BEVs on the market from 2024. Alfa Romeo is to become an all-electric car brand from 2027.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 03:48 pm

New Zealand marks 5,850 EV sales so far in 2021

New Zealand’s electric vehicle registrations hit a total percentage of 6.45% last month, which is triple the first-half-2021 average. Accounting for only new passenger vehicles, the number rises to a total of 11.8% electric vehicle registrations.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Togg aims for serial production by 2022

The Turkish electric car manufacturer Togg has specified the date for the start of series production of the country’s first electric car. The first model is an SUV with a range of up to 500 kilometres and will go into series production in the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 01:04 pm

Model Y production rumoured to launch in Texas next week

Tesla could start test production of the Model Y in Texas as early as next week – and regular production before the end of the year, according to observers. New rumours are also circulating about the upcoming entry-level model, which has so far been referred to as the Model 2.

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Aug 3, 2021 - 11:19 am

Zetta production to launch in Russia in 2021

After interim difficulties, Zetta, Russia’s first electric vehicle, is now set to go into series production at the end of the year. The compact three-door electric vehicle is to be produced at the Togliatti plant in the Samara region. A fuel cell car is to follow by 2024.

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Aug 3, 2021 - 10:36 am

Norway marks 6,731 new EV registrations in July

In Norway, 6,731 new electric cars were registered in July, setting the EV share in new car registrations at 64 per cent last month. Norway’s most successful model across all drive types was the Ford Mustang Mach-E with 898 new registrations.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Daimler Truck to realign production strategy

Daimler Truck and the works council have agreed on key points for the future orientation and safeguarding of the aggregate plants. The three locations Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim will specialise in different components of electrified drives.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 11:09 am

VW to upgrade Emden factory over summer break

Volkswagen has announced that it will be pushing ahead with a number of construction projects at the Emden site during the upcoming plant holiday. More than 1,000 employees and external workers are to work on around 300 construction sites between 2 and 27 August for the transformation to an EV production site.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 12:47 pm

Daimler to present the EQE at the IAA

Daimler is planning eight premieres at the IAA Mobility from 7 to 12 September in Munich, five of which are fully electrically powered models. Among them is the electric E-Class counterpart EQE, but also a European premiere of an already presented electric model.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 02:44 pm

Audi releases two more Q4 e-tron variants

Following the sales debut of the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron in April, two further variants are now expanding the portfolio: The Q4 Sportback 40 e-tron, the model with the longest range in the series, and the Q4 45 e-tron quattro as an all-wheel drive variant are available to order now.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 12:06 pm

Tesla plans sales strategy realignment

Tesla is planning a realignment of its distribution strategy, according to a report. The electric car manufacturer allegedly wants to get rid of showrooms in prestigious urban locations and instead focus on cheaper locations and delivery centres.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 12:17 pm

LG Electronics & Magna launch joint venture

The announced joint venture between LG Electronics and Magna to manufacture electric motors, inverters and onboard chargers, as well as complete electric drive systems, has now been sealed. The joint venture’s management team is also now in place.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 01:03 pm

Michael Lohscheller to take over at Vinfast

Michael Lohscheller is to become CEO of the Vietnamese car manufacturer VINFAST LLC. After he departs from Stellantis set at the end of August, the acting Opel CEO will be charged with expanding VinFast’s operations, and presence around the globe as the company announced.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 12:57 pm

Renault confirms Alpine R5

It had already been on the horizon, but now it is confirmed: Renault development head Gilles le Borgne has announced that Renault will launch a more powerful Alpine offshoot of the electric R5. A specific performance has also been mentioned.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 11:19 am

Lucid Motors goes public

The Californian electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors is now listed on the stock exchange as LCID after a SPAC deal with Churchill Capital IV (CCIV). The share price rose significantly on the first day of trading on Nasdaq.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Polestar to expand globally this year

Electric car brand Polestar will enter nine new markets later this year, doubling its presence to 18 markets worldwide. By the end of the year, the number of brick and mortar locations worldwide is also expected to double to around 100.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Mercedes driver de Vries takes the lead in Formula E

After races 12 and 13 of the season in London, Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries has taken the lead in the Formula E World Championship. Two 2nd places were enough for the Dutch driver. The races were won by Jake Dennis in the BMW and Alex Lynn in the Mahindra.

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