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20.05.2019 - 15:14

China: DHL launches drone delivery service

DHL Express and drone manufacturer EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a fully automated drone delivery solution for China’s metropolitan areas. The cooperation has already started with a maiden flight at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou.

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07.05.2019 - 15:16

GAC-Toyota to increase plug-in production

The Chinese joint venture between GAC and Toyota is planning to invest 11.3 billion yuan (around 1.5 billion euros) in expanding production capacities for plug-in vehicles. The plan is to expand the current capacity of 480,000 units per year by an additional 400,000 per year by 2022.

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07.05.2019 - 11:01

To share or not to share

Outside of Hangzhou, hundreds of unused EVs were found parked alongside a river. The vehicles belong to the EV rental company called Microcity, who claimed that the cars were all in use.

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06.05.2019 - 12:21

Mercedes launches EQC sales

Mercedes-Benz has started production and sales of their new EQC. The electric model is now rolling off the assembly line at the plant in Bremen and can be ordered immediately at prices starting at 71,281 euros. Initially, a launch edition of the electric model will be available for a period alongside the normal serial version […]

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30.04.2019 - 15:05

No more Smarts in North America

At the end of the current model year, Daimler is to ends sales of the Smart in the USA and Canada, where the small car has only been available with an electric drive since 2017. In addition, Smart-Chefin Katrin Adt will assume a new management position within the Group as of July 1.

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29.04.2019 - 13:13

Buick goes electric in China, finallly

After initial delays, Buick now launched the brand’s first global all-electric vehicle, the Velite 6 MAV in China. It is also SAIC-GM’s first EV for the mass market. It features a maximum 85 kW of power, 255 Nm of torque and range of 301 km in the city.

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27.04.2019 - 16:35

BYD plans fourth new energy vehicle factory in China

BYD is massively expanding their electric car production capacity in China. The manufacturer has now struck an agreement with the Changzhou city government to build a fourth car factory, which will have a capacity of 400,000 electric cars per year. Existing sites will ramp up as well.

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23.04.2019 - 16:13

What looks like a Porsche 911 and is all-electric?

Well, that would be the GT3 study that the Chinese car brand Zedriv presented at Auto Shanghai. Despite the fact that Porsche will soon release their all-electric Taycan and the Macan, they are clearly too slow off the mark with an electric version of their 911.

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17.04.2019 - 14:13

Karma reveals next Revero & GT Coupe + EV concept

Karma Automotive has introduced the latest Revero GT, formerly known as Fisker Karma. The now stronger hybrid is slated for launch in the US later this year, followed by Europe in 2020 and China in 2021. Also on show: the Pininfarina GT Coupé and an all-electric roadster concept.

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17.04.2019 - 13:19

China: Homegrown Tesla rivals by Nio & Xpeng

The Shanghai Auto show is in full swing, and local manufacturers are showing their wares. Nio put the ET Preview on display, an all-electric model that previews its first saloon due in 2021. Also, XPeng brought a new model, a sleek all-electric sedan this time.

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16.04.2019 - 18:30

Shanghai: Audi shows Q2 L e-tron & AI:ME concept

Audi is now presenting its third “vision vehicle” after the AIcon and the PB18 at Auto Shanghai. The autonomous city electric car called AI:ME accompanies the series version of the fully electric Q2 L e-Tron for the Chinese market, which also debuts at the trade fair.

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16.04.2019 - 15:59

China: AESC builds 20 GWh battery cell plant

After the final take over by Envision Group of China earlier this month, the former Nissan battery subsidiary Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC), has begun the construction of its first battery factory in China.

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16.04.2019 - 12:59

Byton confirms co-founder Breitfeld is leaving

Today the Chinese electric car startup Byton confirmed that their Chairperson and CTO, former BMW manager Dr Carsten Breitfeld is leaving to “start a new adventure within the startup industry”. Byton said they will announce a new CTO soon and are on track with the pre-series production of M-Byte starting this summer.

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15.04.2019 - 17:08

More electric cars being sold despite market downturn

The latest report by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) forecasts electric vehicle sales to continue to gain momentum in 2019 – despite a decline in the overall number of car registrations. China and Norway remain the drivers and exceptions of the global trend.

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15.04.2019 - 15:52

Nidec presents smaller versions of e-axle

Electric motor maker Nidec of Japan has presented two new versions of its e-axle. In addition to the 150 kW version from 2018, variants with 100 and 70 kW are now being added. Both the newer and previous versions combine electric motor, gearbox and inverter.

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15.04.2019 - 13:03

VW shows large e-SUV ID. Roomzz for launch in China

In the run-up to the Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen has presented a large all-electric SUV with three rows of seats called the ID. Roomzz – the latest member of its all-electric ID. family. The series version of the electric car will be launched in China from 2021.

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14.04.2019 - 22:21

Polestar reveals production site & store strategy

Volvo’s wholly electrified performance label Polestar disclosed where it will build the Polestar 2 EV in China. The all-electric model will roll off the assembly line in Luqiao, Zhejiang Province, China, at the beginning of 2020. Meanwhile, Norway will see the first concept store opening.

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12.04.2019 - 11:49

Geely subsidiary Geometry presents first BEV

Geely has introduced its first fully electric car brand, named Geometry, alongside its first model Geometry A. By the year 2025, ten electric models will be launched under the new brand in several segments, including sedans, SUVs and vans.

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11.04.2019 - 18:08

Gigafactory 1 expansion on ice?

Nikkei suggested yesterday, that Panasonic and Tesla’s plans to increase production capacity for battery cells at Gigafactory 1 have been put on ice due to financial problems at Tesla and uncertainties about future demand. While us and others could but wonder, Panasonic now took a stand that is ambivalent.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/20/china-dhl-launches-drone-delivery-service/
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