Tag: E-SUV

Nov 1, 2019 - 02:04 pm

VW brand releases electric car roadmap for China

The Volkswagen Group’s core brand VW publishes details on its electric vehicle roadmap in China. To start with, VW wants to deliver 300,000 electrified models to Chinese customers as early as next year. By 2025, the figure is expected to rise to around one million.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:43 am

Recalls for the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace

Due to the danger of battery fire and potentially faulty software in the regenerative braking system, the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace are being recalled to workshops in the USA and Europe as well. Audi confirmed that all vehicles that have been delivered so far are affected.

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Jun 6, 2019 - 01:13 pm

Toyota and Subaru develop new electric platform

Toyota and Subaru have agreed to develop a joint BEV platform. In addition, the two Japanese manufacturers intend to jointly develop a purely battery-electric SUV model in the C segment that will be sold under both brands.

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May 25, 2019 - 12:33 pm

Tesla aiming for record number of deliveries in Q2

It seems that Tesla may be having a new record quarter in vehicle deliveries. As Elon Musk wrote in an e-mail to employees, there is a good chance that the current quarter will see 90,700 deliveries exceed the record level reached in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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May 6, 2019 - 12:20 pm

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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Apr 29, 2019 - 01:45 pm

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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Apr 23, 2019 - 06:07 pm

Rivian airs EV model plans / GM is off the table

The electric car startup Rivian plans to expand its fleet to six pickups and SUVs of different sizes by 2025 and also to produce electric vehicles for other companies. Meanwhile (and with Amazon on board) the negotiations regarding the participation of General Motors appear to have failed.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 04:43 pm

Audi revises e-tron production targets downwards

Audi has reduced the e-tron production target for this year at its Brussels plant by more than 10,000 units to 45,242 units, due to supply issues. Also, production of Audi’s second electric model, the e-tron Sportback, is to be postponed until 2020.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 06:30 pm

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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Jan 22, 2019 - 05:20 pm

Davos participants given use of Audi e-tron SUVs

This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos has just started, and 50 Audi e-trons are being provided for participants. The cars can be charged at a total of 31 ABB rapid charging stations operated by Ionity or three mobile Audi charging containers.

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Dec 10, 2018 - 02:48 pm

VW to show ID. Lounge & e-beach buggy in Shanghai

VW will be present its next electric vehicle based on the MEB platform at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2019. The ID. Lounge will share the booth with a revival of the Meyers Manx beach buggy build on a similarly iconic Beetle only in electrified form.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 01:56 pm

Opel announces details to 2020 electrification strategy

Opel has been releasing details regarding their planned electrification strategy over the next two years. Among other things, the manufacturer will open the order books for two electrified models in the first half of 2019: the new electric Corsa and the Grandland X plug-in hybrid.

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Nov 9, 2018 - 05:49 pm

Mazda to market multiple EVs in China with Changan

Mazda is planning to begin offering a series of electric vehicles in China starting in 2020 with their joint venture partner Changan. The vehicles will be a series of SUVs, for which Changan will manufacture the motors, batteries and other components, while Mazda will be making the chassis.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 05:41 pm

Updates to Tesla Model Y and ride-share plans

Next to the Q3 earnings presented last night, in which it was shown that the Model 3 helped push Tesla to profitability for the first time, there have been further updates. These regard the Model Y and the ride-sharing plans, as well as Tesla’s stratgey for Europe and China.

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Oct 9, 2018 - 07:44 pm

A De Niro for e-Niro

Some things are so obvious it takes a while to actually take hold. So who do you think would be the best brand ambassador for the Kia e-Niro? Yes, indeed, Kia thought the same. 

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Oct 7, 2018 - 05:16 pm

Daimler breaks ground for U.S. battery factory

Mercedes-Benz has broken ground for its new battery plant in Tuscaloosa, USA, which will form part of their global network of production hubs. The carmaker is investing a total of $1BN at the site, which will begin building batteries for the future EQ series.

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Oct 1, 2018 - 03:57 pm

Jaguar I-Pace delivered to Germany in limited volume

Jaguar has begun delivery of it’s I-Pace e-SUV to German customers. The manufacturer said there is only a limited volume of vehicles available during the first year in the German market. Additionally, Jaguar has specified the prices for their charging cooperation with Plugsurfing.

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Sep 27, 2018 - 02:37 pm

Audi e-tron hits 10,000 reservation milestone

Audi has reached and passed the 10,000 reservation milestone for the e-tron around the world, according to head of Audi France, Lahouari Bennaoum. The fully-electric serial model has found popularity with both private and commercial buyers.

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Sep 16, 2018 - 04:16 pm

BMW presents the Vision iNEXT – production by 2021

BMW presents the look of their future technological direction with the Vision iNEXT, a concept, which will enter serial production in 2021. The SUV is fully electric, highly automated and fully networked and, the core of BMW`s project iNext for now.

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Sep 4, 2018 - 07:12 pm

Mercedes EQC premiere in Stockholm

Mercedes Benz has presented their first electric SUV today with the EQC. This puts the Swabian car manufacturer in direct competition with Tesla. The vehicle is not exactly revolutionary in design, however. An overview.

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Sep 4, 2018 - 03:02 pm

BMW iX3 reservable in Norway starting now

As of the 1st September, it is possible to reserve the fully electric BMW iX3 in Norway for a down payment of 15,000 Norwegian Krone (about €1,550). The final purchase price however, has still not been announced. The start of serial production is estimated for 2020.

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Sep 3, 2018 - 05:23 pm

Audi picks up mass serial production of e-tron

Audi is starting with their mass serial production of the e-tron in Brussels today. The world premiere for the electric SUV will be in San Francisco on the 17th of September. Originally, the presentation had been planned to take place in Brussels at the end of August, before it was moved across the world.

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Aug 30, 2018 - 02:04 pm

Formula E goes Extreme with e-SUVs

The organizers of the Formula E have announced a new brain-child: The Extreme E Electric World Challenge will take place in the most extreme climates of the planet with electric SUVs, visiting the Himalayas, the polar circle, the Amazon rain forest and a remote island in the Indian Ocean.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/05/where-fords-electric-models-are-to-be-made/
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