Aug 7, 2022 - 03:09 pm

It’s over: BMW delivers last i3 electric cars

The BMW i3 is now history. BMW delivered the last 18 units of the company’s first electric car a few days ago. The company discontinued production of the electric pioneer in Leipzig at the end of June after they had manufactured around 250,000 BMW i3.

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Aug 4, 2022 - 04:17 pm

BYD is expanding to Israel

BYD continues its series of market entries with passenger car models outside China. In Israel, the Chinese manufacturer is cooperating with Shlomo Motors for the distribution of its electric cars and will accept orders there from August.

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Aug 4, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Tesla reopens orders for Model S & X in Europe

Tesla has confirmed the relaunch of the Model S and Model X in Europe, which will initially be limited to the Plaid versions. Orders for the Plaid versions are being accepted now, with the first deliveries announced for November or December 2022.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 01:25 pm

Dodge to drop the V8 combustion engine

The Stellantis subsidiary Dodge will drop the V8 combustion engine in favour of pure electric drives in the next generation of its Charger and Challenger models. Accordingly, the next generation of the Charger and Challenger, which are expected to be launched in 2024, will be powered exclusively by battery-electric drives.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 12:41 pm

Mini rumoured to be considering cooperation with Canoo

According to a media report, Canoo could produce the electric Mini Urbanaut concept in series in the USA from 2025. Mini is looking for a technical basis and a production site. If found, the series Urbanaut could complement the Mini range as an electric van. But question marks remain.

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Aug 2, 2022 - 01:10 pm

5,123 electric cars sold in Norway over July

In Norway, 5,123 new electric cars were registered in July, accounting for 70.7 per cent of all new passenger car registrations for the month. In addition, there were 890 new plug-in hybrids. Among the models, the Skoda Enyaq led the ranking in Norway in July with 673 registrations.

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Aug 2, 2022 - 12:48 pm

BYD prepares to enter German & Swedish markets

BYD has announced its market entry with passenger car models in Germany and in Sweden. Their current lineup now only electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The Chinese manufacturer has chosen Hedin Mobility Group as its sales partner for these two countries.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 01:04 pm

Togg produces first electric cars in Turkey

Turkey’s budding EV manufacturer Togg has taken a key step toward series production. Togg released the first test cars straight off the lines in the Gemlik industrial centre, southeast of Istanbul. CEO Gürcan Karakas told German media more about the ambitious schedule.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 03:37 pm

Rivian may axe nearly 1,000 jobs

US EV startup Rivian has announced that it going to make some major cuts to its workforce, claiming inflation and a drive for profitability. Considering the company employs around 14,000 employees, cutting about six per cent of jobs as announced would affect about 840 workers.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 01:25 pm

Lightyear to use Koenigsegg tech for second solar car

The Dutch solar car company Lightyear has entered into a development cooperation with the Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg. The technologies of the company, known for its extremely powerful sports cars, are to be incorporated into the mass-market model Lightyear 2.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 12:38 pm

Mini presents electric crossover concept ‘Aceman’

Mini has shown a battery-electric crossover called Aceman to preview a new concept for the premium small car segment. Exact data on the vehicle or drive are scarce – the Mini Concept Aceman is a pure design study which Mini considers a harbinger of new interiors and materials.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/08/07/its-over-bmw-delivers-last-i3-electric-cars-in-leipzig/
07.08.2022 15:59