Tag: concept

May 10, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Porsche begins street testing the electric Macan

Camouflaged prototypes of the all-electric Macan have now left the factory for the first time after initial test drives at the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach. Porsche also announced that the e-Macan will be launched in 2023.

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May 7, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Opel considers an electric Manta

Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller is thinking aloud about a possible return of the Manta as an electric car. The feedback on the Manta GSe ElektroMOD study presented as a rendering in March had been so “overwhelming” that Opel’s market research would certainly play through a potential series version.

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May 4, 2021 - 12:28 pm

Arrival and Uber to develop dedicated ride-hailing EV

The British electric vehicle developer Arrival is cooperating with the ride-hailing company Uber as they aim to build an electric car specifically for ride-hailing services. However, the electric car will probably not be exclusive to Uber.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 10:51 am

Opel’s fast electric prototype from 50 years ago

Opel reminds us that 50 years ago there was a prototype of the Opel GT with an all-electric drive that never went into series production. The ‘Elektro GT’ set a total of six electric car world records on 17 and 18 May 1971 on the Formula 1 circuit in Hockenheim.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 10:36 am

Hyundai updates the Pony

The Hyundai Pony marked the beginning of the Korean automotive industry more than 45 years ago and provided inspiration for several of Hyundai’s vehicle models. Now an update has been released for the classic vehicle.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 01:13 pm

Honda presents near-series e-SUV for China

Honda is planning ten fully electric models for the Chinese market within the next five years, as the company announced at Auto Shanghai. Honda is now showing a preview of the first BEV model, which is to go on sale in China in spring 2022, with the “Honda SUV e:prototype”.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 12:57 pm

Toyota presents the bZ4X battery-electric concept

Toyota presented the Toyota bZ4X Concept at Auto Shanghai, providing a preview of the Japanese brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. The study, developed by Toyota together with Subaru, is expected to go into series production in mid-2022.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 07:13 am

Audi gives preview of electric A6 for 2023 in Shanghai

Audi has just presented the A6 e-tron concept at Auto China in Shanghai. Although it adopts the familiar model designation of the combustion engine, the A6 e-tron is based on the PPE, i.e. an all-electric platform. It seems the electric car’s chances of going into series production are good since Audi already mentions a concrete […]

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Mar 30, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Lexus presents the LF-Z Electrified Concept

Lexus has presented the LF-Z Electrified Concept, a battery-electric vehicle study intended to provide a glimpse of what the brand has in store for electric drive and design by 2025. The concept uses a new electric vehicle platform for this purpose.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Humble Motors presents solar SUV from California

The Californian start-up Humble Motors has presented the concept of an electric SUV that is equipped with solar cells on a 7.5 square metre surface. The Humble One is scheduled to go into production in 2024 and be delivered from 2025. The company is already taking reservations.

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Mar 24, 2021 - 11:26 am

Jeep (slowly) converts a Wrangler for a new concept

Jeep has presented its first fully electric concept vehicle, the Wrangler Magneto. Jeep has simply converted a Wrangler Rubicon and replaced the combustion engine with an electric motor – which, bizarrely, is connected to a six-speed manual transmission.

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Mar 22, 2021 - 03:27 pm

Seat aims for 500,000 electric cars per year

Seat wants to produce 500,000 electric cars per year in Spain from 2025 for its own label and other Volkswagen Group brands. Seat announced the target along with its own new ‘urban electric vehicle’ at the company’s annual press conference.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 12:14 pm

Opel teases an electric Manta

Opel is electrifying its cult model Manta. The carmaker has provided a first preview of the Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD, a purely electric reinterpretation of the 1970 original. It remains unclear whether the electric Manta will remain a one-off or actually go into production.

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Mar 12, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Polestar, Hydro, Grcic & Cake design new transport BEV

German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has teamed up with electric car brand Polestar, aluminium manufacturer Hydro and electric motorcycle maker Cake to create a concept of a multifunctional electric cargo vehicle for the city of the future called ‘Re:Move’.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 11:13 am

Canoo presents electric pickup ready for 2023 delivery

The Californian start-up Canoo has unveiled an electric pickup truck that will be available for pre-order from the second quarter of 2021 and delivered from 2023. It will be available with either one or two electric motors and offer more than 200 miles (320 km) of range.

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Mar 9, 2021 - 11:18 am

Kia teases design of electric crossover named EV6

Kia’s first electric model based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) is called EV6. Kia has now officially presented the first teasers of the electric crossover, which shares the technical basis but not the design of Hyundai’s Ioniq 5.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:57 pm

Fisker and Foxconn are planning a new EV for 2023

Fisker has announced a large-scale electric vehicle project with the Apple contract manufacturer Hon Hai aka Foxconn. The model, which will apparently not be an ordinary electric car, will be Fisker’s second model after the Ocean electric SUV.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 01:05 pm

Renault considers using LFP batteries for the Renault 5

In order to be able to sell the production version of the all-electric Renault 5 Prototype, planned for 2023, at a profit, Renault is considering the use of LFP batteries. The price range of the Renault 5 is said to be between 20,000 and 30,000 euros.

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Feb 11, 2021 - 11:30 am

Microlino production to kick off in September

Micro Mobility Systems has announced that the first prototype of the Microlino 2.0 has been built and is now being tested. Homologation and EU road approval are to be completed in August this year and production will start shortly afterwards in September.

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Jan 29, 2021 - 12:06 pm

Introducing the Honda E-Drag

Honda has given viewers a preview of the Honda E-Drag at the virtual Tokyo Auto Salon. The vehicle is a Honda E that the company’s engineers have converted into a quirky drag racer as a concept.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 04:28 pm

VinFast previews first three electric car models

The Vietnamese startup Vinfast shows its first three electric models called VF31, VF32 and VF33. These are SUV in the C, D and E segments respectively. The manufacturer also delivered initial technical specifications and wants to accept first orders in Europe as early as this year.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 01:23 pm

Renault 5 concept headed for series production

Renault is indeed planning a production version of its recently unveiled all-electric Renault 5 concept. Renault will base the 5 on the new CMF-B EV platform for electric compact vehicles and will build the EV at the Douai plant near Lille, France from 2023.

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Jan 20, 2021 - 07:42 pm

Nissan reveals e-NV200 Winter Camper Concept

Nissan has presented the e-NV200 Winter Camper Concept, a study optimised for off-road conditions based on the familiar electric van. The offroad-ready one-off is intended to inspire a “sustainable spirit of adventure”.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 01:12 pm

Renault’s Luca de Meo calls for new business model

Renault CEO Luca de Meo has presented his new strategy dubbed “Renaulution”. The Italian de Meo wants to give the French automaker a new business principle putting value above volume. Ten new electric models are to be launched by 2025.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Hyundai teases the Ioniq 5

Hyundai provides an official preview of the highly anticipated Ioniq 5 and unveiled the first design elements and technologies of the electric crossover,. After the digital debut in February, it will be possible to pre-reserve the 800-volt electric vehicle before it celebrates its market launch in Europe in summer 2021.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Apple in talks with Hyundai over BEV cooperation

Apple could select the South Korean carmaker Hyundai as a partner for the development of its rumored self-driving electric car. This is indicated by a statement from the South Koreans, which Hyundai, however, has meanwhile formulated in a more vague manner.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:11 pm

Aspark begins serial production of the ‘Owl’

The Japanese conglomerate Aspark has started production of a small series of 50 examples of the Owl sports car. The car is expected to go from 0 to 100 kph in under two seconds. The model, which is available for a price of three million euros each, is probably not yet sold out.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 02:53 pm

Airbus presents ZEROe fuel cell concept

Airbus has unveiled a new configuration as part of its ZEROe programme that could enable passenger aircraft to fly further than ever before with zero emissions. The so-called ‘pod configuration’ consists of six detachable fuel cell propeller propulsion systems mounted under the wings.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Audi to present first Artemis model at the IAA

According to a media report, the concept for the first Audi model of the Artemis electric showcase project will be presented at the IAA this fall. There is also further information on the start of series production planned for the end of 2024 and possible offshoots in the VW Group.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/10/mercedes-presents-eqt-concept-as-small-electric-van/
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