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.
Jan 26, 2022 - 01:06 pm
Baidu & Geely invest EV joint venture Jidu Auto
Baidu and Geely are investing a total of around 400 million US dollars in their electric car joint venture Jidu Auto. The money will go towards the development and series production of Jidu’s first “robot car”. The model is to be presented at the Beijing Auto Show in April this year and go on sale […]
May 1, 2018 - 02:18 pm
Pininfarina presents H500 and E-SUV K350 in Beijing
Pininfarina and the Hybrid Kinetic Group have presented two more jointly developed concept cars at the Beijing Motor Show. As previous studies, the two new concepts, a SUV and a sedan, combine their electric drives with a micro turbine range extender.
Apr 27, 2018 - 06:40 pm
SAIC-owned MG Motor shows off X-motion in Beijing
The British MG Motor that is owned by SAIC has presented their MG X-motion concept, designed for electrification. The SUV concept follows a similar design philosophy as their electric sport coupe MG E-motion, which MG Motor put on display a year ago.
Apr 26, 2018 - 05:18 pm
Geely presents Icon and Borui GE in Beijing
Geely has introduced their SUV concept Icon at the Beijing Motor Show, which is built upon the Volvo XC40 platform and is thus well-prepared for electric or plug-in hybrid transmissions. They also presented the new sedan Borui GE, which is powered by a PHEV motor from Volvo.
Apr 26, 2018 - 01:55 pm
Singulato & BJEV bundle R&D resources in China
The Chinese e-mobility startup Singulato Motors is cooperating with the BAIC subsidiary Beijing Electric Vehicle (BJEV) to develop EVs and PHEVs. The partners aim to develop vehicle technology, charging solutions and distribution networks.
Apr 25, 2018 - 05:13 pm
Every 2nd Volvo sold to be purely electric by 2025
The Swedish brand is advancing its transition into a premium plug-in label fast as Volvo aims for fully electric cars to account for half of its total sales by 2025. This builds on their plans that new models released from 2019 will be electrified in some form.
Apr 25, 2018 - 01:22 pm
Lexus facelifts classic Lexus ES with new hybrid system
Toyota’s premium branch has updated the Lexus ES for the sixth time, only now the 2019 model is more sleek and slightly more powerful. The hybrid version ES 300h delivers 160 kW with an all new system and is powered by a nickel metal battery.
Apr 25, 2018 - 01:05 pm
Toyota lining up 10 electrified models in China by 2020
The Japanese want to make it big in China with Toyota preparing to launch 10 electrified models there by 2020. The Corolla and Levin in their PHEV version are making the start at the Beijing Auto Show and are set to launch next year followed by a BEV in 2020.
Apr 25, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Honda displaying Everus EV concept in Beijing
Honda is at the Auto China where the Everus EV Concept is allowing a glimpse into what the Japanese have lined up for the Chinese market for new energy vehicles. Honda’s first serial China EV will be made together with JV partner GAC and be made fast.
Apr 25, 2018 - 12:38 pm
Nissan’s first EV for China – Sylphy Zero Emission
Nissan has come prepared to the Auto China with the Sylphy Zero Emission on display. It is the carmaker’s first dedicated EV for the Chinese market and one of a total of 20 electrified models Nissan wants to launch over the next 5 years.
Apr 25, 2018 - 07:17 am
BMW reveals next generation iX3 Concept
BMW is doubling down on their investment: The Concept iX3 will have a motor performance of over 200 kW, when it goes into serial production in 2020 as an SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle). According to the new WLTP measuring system, the range even exceeds 400 km.
Apr 24, 2018 - 05:10 pm
VW invests $15 bil. in to China/EV brand SOL
Volkswagen is set to invest a significantly increased sum into the e-mobility business, including autonomous driving, digitization and new mobility services in China. By 2022, the company plans to invest 15 billion dollars with its joint venture partners SAIC, FAW and JAC.
Apr 24, 2018 - 02:42 pm
Infiniti producing platform based on Q Inspiration
Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti has stated that they wish to develop a completely new electrified vehicle platform, which will be based on the Q Inspiration concept presented earlier this year. The first vehicle based on the new architecture will be an electric sedan.
Apr 24, 2018 - 12:54 pm
Mercedes-Maybach unveils electric concept in China
Mercedes has presented an all-electric crossover at the Beijing Motor Show. The concept, named the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, combines the “DNA of an SUV with that of a saloon to produce an ultra-modern SUV of three-box design.”
Apr 9, 2018 - 01:07 pm
GM teases all-electric Buick SUV ahead of China launch
GM’s Buick is to unveil an all-electric SUV next week in China, ahead of the Beijing Auto Show. A first teaser for the Buick Enspire Concept has just been released and allows a glimpse on what’s to come but is scarce on technical details.
Jan 15, 2018 - 12:31 pm
Honda about to launch three EVs in China
Before the year’s end, the Japanese manufacturer wants to bring an all-electric trio to the People’s Republic, according to a media report. Thus, Honda plans to offer e.g. an electric variant of its HR-V model.