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23.04.2018 - 16:17

China’s Lishen targets battery market in Europe

Chinese Tianjin Lishen Battery says it is in talks with Volkswagen and Daimler to deliver batteries for their upcoming EV models. While the report is unconfirmed, Lishen is opening its first HQ in Europe close to VW’s hometown Wolfsburg.

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23.04.2018 - 16:37

Renault to make EV components in India for export

French Renault wants to establish a manufacturing hub for EV parts in India in order to export to its other markets. A first manufacturing deal exists already as local Rico Auto Industries is to make EV components and transmissions.

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22.04.2018 - 15:05

Audi e-tron: all details on battery and charging

Audi has released new infos on the e-tron, their first all-electric model that is due later this year for a rather exclusive price of 80,000 euros. The latest data reveals the full scope of their e-tron, which is to precede an entire eco system of electric transport high power charged by Audi.

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20.04.2018 - 19:55

100 new Nissan Leaf added to Montreal city fleet

The city car fleet of the Canadian city Montreal will be joined by 100 Nissan Leaf of the most recent generation in the coming weeks. The city currently maintains 129 fully electric vehicles in its fleet, among which are 107 first-generation Nissan Leaf.

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20.04.2018 - 18:41

Nissan launches EV offensive in Japan

Nissan has announced to release three new electric models as well as five new models using the e-Power range extender in Japan by 2022. The push is part of their Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 campaign for electrification and includes ride sharing.

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18.04.2018 - 20:50

Mercedes wants to make Smart hip all over

Daimler is ready to party, or at least their youngster, and soon to be all-electric Smart label is. They created what they call their “smart mobile disco” aka a “workstation for DJs” in an attempt to link the brand to club culture.

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18.04.2018 - 17:41

Buick releases its E-inspired models

Buick’s Velite 6 PHEV and the all-electric SUV concept Enspire have made their global debut in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. The electric SUV is said to drive 600 km on a single charge with two electric motors delivering 410 kW but it won’t be Buick’s only EV.

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18.04.2018 - 12:37

Elon Musk sets tougher production targets for Model 3

Despite Tesla encountering production problems since the launch of the Model 3, CEO Elon Musk is not discouraged. On the contrary, in an internal email he wrote, he now aims to increase production, saying the latest stop of the lines only serves those upgrades.

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17.04.2018 - 17:59

China drops JV requirements for foreign companies

Now it’s official, the government in Beijing has dropped the requirement for foreign car manufacturers to team up with a local joint venture partner – and sooner than expected. Specifically foreign firms making BEVs and PHEVs may begin selling in China this year.

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17.04.2018 - 13:27

Lexus considering electrification for LS and CT

Lexus has reportedly been considering integrating electric motor systems in to their flagship LS, as soon as with the current generation. Furthermore, the next generation of the Lexus CT 2020 may present some serious electric competition for Tesla.

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17.04.2018 - 13:36

Tesla interrupts Model 3 production again

Tesla has announced another 3-5 day manufacturing break for the Model 3 assembly line, this time to improve automation. Already in February, Tesla had to resort to similar measures and basically had to stop the lines in Fremont for planned upgrades.

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17.04.2018 - 12:15

Porsche Mission E available for Norway reservations

Porsche has begun accepting reservations from Norway for their first electric serial model, the Mission E, which will be available as of 2019. The company revealed the news via an email to people that had registered their interest beforehand.

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16.04.2018 - 12:20

WM Motor to double production capacity for EVs

China’s electric car startup WM Motor wants to invest 685 million dollars to expand its production facility in Wenzhou as they aim to make 200,000 electric cars a year there. That’s basically doubling the capacity, just days after their first model rolled off the line.

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16.04.2018 - 12:10

Nissan & Dongfeng confirm their China EV

Partners Nissan an Dongfeng presented their electric car model for the Chinese market. It will come in the form of an existing model from Nissan. Together they want to woe buyers in the People’s Republic as they seek to offer the EV under all labels.

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16.04.2018 - 12:51

Pininfarina turning into prestige EV manufacturer

Italy’s design studio Pininfarina is turning into an electric carmaker, drawing from the money of owner Mahindra and its experience from designing for the Formula E. The newly created European brand, Automobili Pininfarina, will cater for the premium segment.

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14.04.2018 - 15:19

What VW’s change of the guard means for e-mobility

It’s confirmed, ex-BMW manager Dr Herbert Diess is taking over from Matthias Müller, and this sets things in motion. New brand groups are being introduced and the UV unit will be open for public investment. Interestingly, Diess will also head R&D. Editor-in-Chief, Peter Schwierz comments.

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14.04.2018 - 13:54

Hyundai Nexo to be sold for 69,000 euro

Hyundai has announced the price for its second fuel cell serial production: in Germany the Hyundai Nexo will cost 69,000, and qualifies for the ecological subsidy, which lowers the price by another 4,000 euro.

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13.04.2018 - 19:55

Schaeffler presents new hybrid drive and e-axles

At the 11th Schaeffler colloquium the newly created e-mobility unit presented solutions for future electric and hybrid drive systems. Particularly hybrid transmissions and electric axle drives. The components for the different drive systems are based on a unified development platform, which was also first presented to the public.

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13.04.2018 - 18:29

Pininfarina and HKG to present new EV duo

Pininfarina and the Hybrid Kinetic Group are presenting two new cooperatively developed vehicles at the Beijing Motor Show with electric motors in combination with a micro-turbine range extender. The SUV is named K350 and the sedan H500.

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13.04.2018 - 18:29

Mercedes reveals eSprinter specs

Mercedes has released the technical specifications of their new electric Sprinter, which will be released on the market in 2019. The vehicle will be sold as a delivery van with a raised roof and performs with an 84 kW motor and two battery varieties with 41 or 55 kWh.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/12/german-government-considering-dropping-tolls-for-e-trucks/
12.04.2018 14:35