Oct 23, 2019 - 03:35 pm

Lexus to present their first BEV in November

In November, Lexus will present its first battery electric vehicle. The announcement was made by the Toyota luxury brand at the Tokyo Motor Show, where Lexus is already presenting its “vision for the next generation of electrified vehicles” with the futuristic LF-30 Electrified Concept.

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Oct 23, 2019 - 01:32 pm

Nissan presents new electric SUV Ariya

At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan presented the all-electric concept Ariya. The electric SUV is a concept car, but already provides a pretty concrete outlook on a future production model, which is expected in about two years.

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Oct 23, 2019 - 12:55 pm

Mazda introduces their first electric car MX-30

Mazda has now officially unveiled its first battery-electric model. The electric SUV MX-30 is equipped with a 35.5 kWh battery and can now be reserved. However, sales in Europe will not start until late 2020, with a First Edition starting at 33,990 euros in Germany.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:52 pm

Audi rumoured to plan TT successor to rival Model 3

According to a German media report, the Audi TT could have a purely electric successor. The basic sporty design is to be retained, but concept changes will include more than just the drive technology. In addition, Audi is apparently planning a direct rival to the Tesla Model 3.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 12:43 pm

Audi to release A6 plug-in hybrid

Audi is expanding its range of electrified models to include the A6 55 TFSI e quattro. However, the plug-in hybrid can only be ordered for the limousine of the popular company car model – from just under 69,000 euros.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 12:36 pm

Toyota introduces their e-TNGA platform

New details have been revealed about the e-TNGA platform planned by Toyota for future battery-electric models. Toyota wants to cover different series based on the same platform – ranging from small electric cars with a range of 300 kilometres, up to larger electric SUVs with a range of 600 kilometres.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 12:28 pm

GM rumoured to electrify pickups & SUVs

General Motors is apparently planning a whole series of electric pickup trucks and SUVs to be produced at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant. This could result in significantly more electric models coming onto the market than expected.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 05:43 pm

Zipse promises continuation of the BMW i3

The new BMW boss Oliver Zipse has decided to continue the production of the electric model i3. After sales director, Pieter Nota had said in September that there were no plans for a successor to the i3, Zipse has now put a stop to rumours of a possible production stop.

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Oct 18, 2019 - 02:36 pm

USA Tesla deposit now 100 dollars

Tesla now only requires a deposit of 100 dollars when customers order their electric cars in the USA. However, if the order is cancelled, the deposit will not be refunded. Also new are the prices for Tesla’s Model 3.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 02:22 pm

Audi to release plug-in hybrid A8

Audi is equipping its luxury A8 series with a plug-in hybrid drive. The A8 L 60 TFSI e quattro offers 330 kW system power and a purely electric WLTP range of up to 46 kilometres. As with the A7 PHEV, Audi intends to compensate for the shorter range by making greater use of the EV […]

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Oct 16, 2019 - 01:26 pm

When will Tesla release the Model Y?

Tesla allegedly wants to accelerate the launch of its Model Y. When the model was presented, Tesla had announced that it would be launched in autumn 2020, but according to a media report it could be half a year earlier.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 01:02 pm

Porsche presents third Taycan drive

Porsche is presenting the third version of its electric sports car with the Taycan 4S, after the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S. The latest model is Porsche’s first electric sports car to be equipped with a Taycan Turbo drive.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 02:46 pm

Dyson discontinues electric car project

Dyson has axed all plans to build electric vehicles. Founder Sir James Dyson announced the surprise move in an email to employees, saying the project is not commercially viable. Dyson will rechannel the £2.5 billion already invested in other technology.

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Oct 10, 2019 - 05:17 pm

Norway: Electric car share at 54.5% in September

Exactly 6,086 electric cars were newly registered in Norway in September. With a market share of 54.5 per cent, around one in two new registrations was a passenger car with pure electric drive. The most successful model of all drive types was the Tesla Model 3.

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Oct 8, 2019 - 03:17 pm

Unexpected demand for Peugeot’s e-208

According to brand manager Jean-Philippe Imparato, the electric version accounts for around a quarter of advance orders for the new Peugeot 208. Peugeot had only reckoned with 10%, but say they may double the e-208 production if demand stays this strong.

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Oct 8, 2019 - 12:49 pm

Geely & Volvo merge hybrid and ICE motors

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely intend to merge the development and production of internal combustion engines and hybrid drives into an independent company to save costs and to focus on the development of an all-electric range of cars.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Audi Q4 e-tron concept to be made in Zwickau

Audi has just officially confirmed that the production model of the Audi Q4 e-tron concept will roll off production lines at Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant. There are also indications that there could be a sportier version of the Q4 and a saloon among Audi’s other planned MEB models.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/23/lexus-to-present-their-first-bev-in-november/
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