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17.08.2018 - 21:19

Toyota expanding EV manufacturing in China

The Japanese car manufacturers have announced plans to significantly increase production capacities in their Chinese factories. In future, they plan to manufacture more plug-in hybrid as well as battery-electric vehicles there. Vehicle imports will also be expanded.

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17.08.2018 - 19:30

Tesla feels discriminated against by Ontario

The new conservative Ontario government cancelled the previous administrations EV subsidies for drivers in July. Unlike other car manufacturers, apparently this was only effective immediately for Tesla. The Californians are now taking legal action against this.

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16.08.2018 - 16:17

Long range Li-ion battery for eCUV by Tropos Motors

Tropos Motors has released a new battery pack for electric compact utility vehicles (eCUV) and claims it holds three times more range than power packs of competitors. The ABLE XR comes with a 26 kWh battery good for about 250 km. Launch is set in Q4/2018.

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16.08.2018 - 16:48

FIA World Rallycross series postpones electric cars

The FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) says it is to postpone the switch to all-electric cars. The move was initially planned for 2020 but manufacturers have now been given time until 2021. They will have to confirm their commitment to the electric format until March, 29, 2019.

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16.08.2018 - 16:09

Sono Motors to enter Dutch market

Munich-based startup Sono Motors has announced its entry into the Dutch market. A series of test ride events for their Sion electric car marks the start. They will hit a total of 18 cities in the Netherlands and Germany and estimate to offer 3,500 rides.

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16.08.2018 - 14:31

BYD delivering 1,000 electric cars to Bangkok

China’s major new energy vehicle maker BYD is heading into Thailand. They delivered 101 electric cars of type e6 to Bangkok and a thousand more are yet to come. The new EVs will serve as VIP taxis and as part of a car sharing service in the Thai capital.

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15.08.2018 - 15:56

Royal Mail launching EV delivery fleet in Essex

A new fleet of electric postal vans has been introduced in South Essex by Royal Mail. The Eldon Way site is one of 18 UK-wide locations to have been fitted with charging stations with 100 electric vans in use around the country in total.

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15.08.2018 - 12:29

EV startup Faraday Future launching China operation

Faraday Future has set-up its operating headquarters in China, according to Evergrande Health, which owns a 45 percent stake in the electric vehicle startup. Five more bases for research and development are to follow across the country in the next ten years.

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15.08.2018 - 12:34

$35,000 Tesla Model 3 coming closer

Tesla has been tuning the pricing for the Model 3 a lot lately. Only the much awaited 35,000 dollar version has never materialised. This is to change soon though, a new report suggest, that quotes Elon Musk making the affordable Model 3 a priority.

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14.08.2018 - 18:13

Düsseldorf company presents extendable BEV iEV X

The Düsseldorf company iEV1 GmbH has presented a single-seated mini BEV named the iEV X, which can extend itself thanks to flexible vehicle architecture. At full length, it can house two persons and luggage. Currently the company is in the middle of a crowd-funding campaign to fund production.

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14.08.2018 - 13:48

Nio seeks public investment

The Chinese EV startup is looking to enter the stock market and is aiming for an investment sum of 1.8 billion dollars. The application paperwork is currently underway.

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13.08.2018 - 18:02

Narke presents battery electric Jet-ski

The Hungarian firm has presented their concept fully electric jet-ski. First tests on the Balaton have already been completed, according to Narke. The price and the release date have not been announced yet, however.

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13.08.2018 - 17:34

TVS Motor to reveal hybrid scooter iQube

The Indian manufacturer TVS Motor will likely be presenting their new hybrid scooter later this month, called the iQube. They also plan to invest in another Indian manufacturer named Ultraviolette Automotive.

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13.08.2018 - 17:41

Porsche to make up billions in investment for EVs

The EV offensive by Porsche will cost the German automobile manufacturer billions, without a quick return on investment. For this reason, CEO Oliver Blume has announced a plan to save/make back several billion over the next three years.

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13.08.2018 - 12:56

Tesla gearing up to bring Model 3 to Australia, NZ

Now that production has stabilised in the USA and roll-out is beginning to look more routine, Tesla has announced their next step in international roll-out: The tour that was done across Europe to help popularise the vehicle will also take place down under.

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12.08.2018 - 11:30

StreetScooter components test positive for Cadmium

After the German ministry for vehicles (KBA) followed the suspicion that there may be extensive heavy metal contamination among EV components used in the Volkswagen brands VW, Audi and Porsche, affected components have now been found in the German Post’s StreetScooter.

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09.08.2018 - 17:17

Ikea opens in India with EVs and solar panels

Swedish furniture maker Ikea has opened their first store in India as planned. The centre in Hyderabad offers electric vehicles in their delivery fleet and uses solar power. Their targets to deepen their green stance are ambitious.

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09.08.2018 - 12:48

When an electric raging Jaguar meets Audi (video)

It is not exactly a match, a race between Jaguar’s first and only electric car, the I-Pace SUV, and Audi’s conventionally powered Audi RS3 sedan. Maybe that is why CarWow put them against each other three times with two drag races and a test of brakes.

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08.08.2018 - 12:02

Tesla is thinking of a mini electric car

We have become accustomed to the Tesla boss making ludicrous announcements which he then turns into a reality. Just think of that Roadster on its way to Mars. This latest news however is promising more fun for a much wider group of people.

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07.08.2018 - 17:46

Most quirky electric car concepts from Japan

Japan is known for both its engineering ingenuity and quirky weirdness and the following concept cars illustrate this dual principle perfectly. Among our favourites is the Eliica (ELectric LIthium-Ion CAr) that not only boasts 8 wheels but an electric motor in each.

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07.08.2018 - 16:30

USA: GM getting close to 200,000 EV sales

General Motors is getting closer to the 200,000 EV cap for the $7,500 federal tax incentive. Still estimates suggests that they may have until early 2019 before the incentive is cut off but consequences for the Bolt EV could be stark.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/08/07/usa-gm-getting-close-to-200000-ev-sales/
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