Mar 30, 2020 - 04:21 pm

BYD forms FinDreams to sell components

BYD will be offering electric car components to third parties in order to diversify their income sources in the face of dwindling demand for cars. The components business is to be conducted through the recently founded sub-brand FinDreams.

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Mar 27, 2020 - 11:51 am

Ford & GM show low electric vehicle production targets

Despite commitments to e-mobility by Ford and General Motors, the two largest US American carmakers intend to produce only about 320,000 electric vehicles in North America by 2026, which is only about five per cent of the combined vehicle production of both manufacturers there.

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Mar 25, 2020 - 05:05 pm

Mercedes EQV electric van passes winter tests

Mercedes-Benz subjected the EQV to an endurance test in Arjeplog, Sweden. The electric V-Class proved its operational capability under extreme conditions at temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius, icy roads and deep snow.

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Mar 25, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Sweden: marketshare for plug-in vehicles nears 25%

In Sweden, electric cars and plug-in hybrids achieved a market share of 24.3 per cent in February. The background to the new car registration boom is primarily a change in the Swedish subsidy system, which came into force at the turn of the year.

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Mar 20, 2020 - 04:28 pm

Italian students design electric off-road concept

The Istituto Europeo di Design has presented an all-electric concept vehicle called Tracy, designed by students of the Master’s degree course in Transport Design in Torino. Based on the plans of the Italian students, it was built under the roof of EDAG Italia.

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Mar 20, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Maserati postpones their BEV premiere

FCA subsidiary Maserati has postponed the presentation of its first electrified sports car until September 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Originally, the event was to take place in May. As a result, the relaunch of the brand has also been postponed.

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Mar 20, 2020 - 03:09 pm

Porsche to invest billions more in electrification

Porsche is investing around 10 billion euros in the hybridisation, electrification and digitalisation of its vehicles by 2024 and, according to their statements, is “consistently expanding” the product range in the field of electric mobility.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 01:15 pm

Electric carmaker Nio is lacking liquidity

The Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio raised substantial doubt in its ability to continue its business due to on-going financial difficulties that have been exacerbated by the coronavirus. The reduced EV subsidies in China also played a part.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 02:07 pm

Hyundai raises range of Kona EV made in Europe

Hyundai has increased range of the Kona Electric with 64 kWh battery from 449 to 484 kilometres (WLTP). That’s 35 km more, and the gains have been achieved by mostly mechanical means. Besides, a rear-mounted bicycle carrier is now also available.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 01:51 pm

BMW confirms electric car in upcoming 7-series

BMW has now officially confirmed that the next-gen 7 Series will include a fully electric model for the first time but not exclusively as a BEV. However, there is still no official confirmation for the presumed battery-electric version for the 5-series.

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Mar 17, 2020 - 01:17 pm

Peugeot offers electric bonus in the UK

In order to boost sales, Peugeot UK will offer an extra £500 towards new fully electric vehicle purchases. This follows the Government announcement that it would reduce the current Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) from £3,500 to £3,000 starting on 12 March.

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