Mar 24, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Honda presents the Civic e:HEV

Honda has presented its next electrified model for Europe with the Civic e:HEV. As the eleventh-generation compact model is due to be launched this year, the Japanese company is also keeping to its announcement to electrify the entire model portfolio in Europe by the end of 2022.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Tesla plans to build more models in Germany

Following the start of deliveries of the first Model Y Performance produced in the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, Tesla plans to gradually expand production. New paint colours will soon follow, and later more models will be built in Germany, according to Elon Musk.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 12:38 pm

Nissan to focus on electric vehicles in Europe

The Japanese carmaker Nissan has announced that it will refrain from investing in Euro 7-compliant pure combustion vehicles. Instead, the Japanese company will introduce new passenger cars in Europe only with partially or fully electric drives from 2023.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:47 pm

Mini launches arctic testing for the three-door variant

Mini is currently testing the new generation of its three-door car with pure electric drive in Arjeplog, Sweden. Not only the driving behaviour is being tested, but the components of the electric drive system as well. Additionally, the BMW brand has announced that a concept will be presented later this year.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 12:17 pm

Maserati Grecale Folgore to release in 2023

Maserati has unveiled its new Grecale SUV model, which will also be available in an all-electric version from 2023. The electric car, called Grecale Folgore, will get 400-volt technology and a battery pack with a capacity of 105 kWh.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 11:03 am

Volvo Cars to assemble XC40 in Malaysia

Volvo Cars plans to assemble its all-electric XC40 Recharge in Malaysia later this year. In addition to the local market, the electric car from Malaysia will also be exported to other Southeast Asian markets.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 04:44 pm

F-150 Lightning XLT given EPA range

In the USA, the all-electric F-150 Lightning has completed final EPA testing. F-150 Lightning XLT and Lariat trims with the extended range battery offer an EPA-estimated range of 320 miles (515 kilometres). 

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Mar 22, 2022 - 02:18 pm

Xiaomi announces plans for four electric vehicle models

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is planning four electric car models – two mid-range models each in the price range of 150,000 to 200,000 yuan and high-end models in the price range of 200,000 to 300,000 yuan. The first prototype is to be unveiled in the third quarter of 2022.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Production kicks off for the Cadillac Lyriq

Cadillac has started series production of its first electric model Lyriq in the USA at GM’s Spring Hill assembly plant in the state of Tennessee. Currently, however, the electric SUV can no longer be ordered, as new orders will not be accepted until 19 May.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 12:13 pm

VW to introduce 25 EVs in the US by 2030

The Volkswagen Group has revealed its electrification strategy for the US market. The manufacturer wants to launch more than 25 new electric models in the USA by 2030 and achieve an electric vehicle share of 55 per cent of its US vehicle sales. The German carmaker also plans to build its own cell factory in […]

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Mar 22, 2022 - 11:50 am

Tesla starts delivering Model Y cars from Giga Berlin

Tesla is beginning to deliver the first Model Y Performance cars produced at the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg today. This is also the opening of the company’s first production site in Europe and its “most advanced, sustainable and efficient factory” to date.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 04:53 pm

VW details MEB software 3.0 updates

Volkswagen has detailed its software generation 3.0 for the MEB electric cars. The company considers the new features a “boost to innovation for the ID. family”. However, some of the changes are much more mundane, such as the display of the state-of-charge.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 12:06 pm

Audi is also planning small electric cars

VW subsidiary Audi will electrify all core segments by 2027, according to Oliver Hoffmann, a member of the board of management responsible for development. According to statements made by the manager in an interview, this also includes battery-electric premium small cars.

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Mar 18, 2022 - 02:01 pm

Maserati to go fully electric by 2030

With the Italian car manufacturer Maserati, another Stellantis brand has announced its transformation into an all-electric car manufacturer. By 2025, Maserati will offer a fully electric version for all of its models and from 2030 will only sell electric cars.

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Mar 18, 2022 - 01:54 pm

VW delays MEB production in Zwickau until April

Volkswagen’s electric car plant in Zwickau will not resume production until the beginning of April. The reason for this is the lack of cable harnesses from Ukraine, which could not be delivered due to Russia’s invasion of the neighbouring country.

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Mar 18, 2022 - 01:15 pm

Porsche confirms electric 718 successor

Porsche has now officially confirmed that it intends to offer its mid-engine 718 sports car exclusively in all-electric form by the middle of the decade. The sports car brand will also invest in its own HPC infrastructure.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Tesla secures water supply in Brandenburg

Tesla can continue with the production ramp-up at Giga Berlin as planned. According to media reports, the Strausberg-Erkner Water Association (WSE) will not terminate the supply contract as threatened in the meantime.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 12:10 pm

BMW presents additional data for the i7

BMW will present its electric flagship i7 at Auto China in Beijing on 20 April – and with it the new 7 Series. In advance, the manufacturer has shown the first teaser images of the uncloaked i7 and revealed some details.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 11:40 am

Hyundai opens automobile plant in Indonesia

Hyundai has opened its first vehicle plant in Indonesia. The factory in Cikarang is the first Hyundai plant in Southeast Asia to also produce battery-electric vehicles. The first EV produced there will initially be the Ioniq 5, with a battery cell factory to follow.

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