Tag: Electric SUV

Nov 28, 2020 - 02:41 pm

Great Wall Motor presents next ORA BEV

The ORA Haomao, which means ‘Good Cat’, is the fourth mass-produced model under Great Wall Motor’s dedicated electric vehicle brand ORA. The electric car was released on the market on 24 November. At the same time, the first Haomao car rolled off the assembly line at GWM’s Taizhou manufacturing plant.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 06:17 pm

Hyundai expands VIVe car-sharing in rural Spain

About a year ago, Hyundai introduced an e-car sharing service for Spain under the VIVe label. Following the success of the pilot project in the village of Campisábalos, Hyundai is now rolling out the service nationwide.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 04:32 pm

Audi offers 22-kW charger option with e-tron

Audi now offers a second onboard charger for the e-tron 55 and the e-tron Sportback 55, which allows doubling the AC charging power from 11 to up to 22 kW. This option will also be available for the e-tron 50 and e-tron S models in mid-2021. There is no retrofit solution.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 11:06 am

Kona owners unhappy with software fix

The Kona Electric battery fires now have resulted in legal repercussions for Hyundai. Around 200 owners of the model have filed a class action lawsuit against the Korean car manufacturer.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 02:40 pm

Volkswagen postpones US sales launch of VW ID.4

Volkswagen postponed the US sales launch of the VW ID.4 from December 2020 to March 2021 as the company is putting deliveries in the European Union first. The reason is that the reduction of CO2 to avoid penalty payments to the EU is a clear priority.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 11:02 am

Nissan & Dongfeng announce 17 EVs by 2023

Dongfeng Motor Company Limited (DFL), the Chinese joint venture of Dongfeng and Nissan, plans to introduce at least 17 electrified models of the Dongfeng, Nissan, Venucia and Infiniti brands by 2023.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 10:44 am

LG Chem may supply cells for Tesla China Model Y

According to Chinese media reports, Tesla has signed a contract with LG Chem to supply battery cells for the Model Y made in China. Specifically, LG Chem will supply NMC cells for the Long Range and Performance versions of Tesla’s midsize SUV.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 02:24 pm

Aiways drives expansion with U5 electric SUV

China’s Aiways is driving its European expansion as the company’s first electric SUV reaches new customers. The EV maker has named the Netherlands as next destination this November, following an earlier market launch in Germany and parts of France.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Jobs at Tesla: Giga Berlin hires for cell & car production

Tesla has begun hiring staff for battery cell production at Giga Berlin in Grünheide. Reports say the company would also look to finding personnel in vehicle assembly starting in January. Up to 7,000 employees would then help build a slightly modified Model Y for the markets in Europe.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 11:57 am

GM accelerates EV development & raises investment

General Motors is increasing its spending, launching an “all-out pursuit of global EV leadership,” GM CEO Mary Barra announced. By 2025, the US carmaker wants to have 30 electric models and intends to raise investment from 20 to 27 billion US dollars.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 12:20 pm

Mercedes fits the EQC with an 11kW charger

Mercedes-Benz has given the EQC a small upgrade for the new model year which might prove interesting for many customers. The electric SUV now has an 11 kW water-cooled onboard charger ex-works that should reduce the AC charging time by several hours.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 12:08 pm

Volkswagen aims for 2023 with electric station wagon

After VW announced that the electric model Aero will also be built in Emden from 2023 in the course of its latest investment planning round, CEO Ralf Brandstätter has now revealed further details: The model will be launched as the Aero B and the Aero B Shooting Brake two years later than originally planned.

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Nov 16, 2020 - 12:54 pm

Kia could be planning a fully electric Sportage

Kia is rumoured to be planning to offer the new generation of its compact SUV Sportage not only as all different kinds of hybrid but also as a purely electric version. What casts some doubt over the rumour are earlier statements by a senior Kia manager.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 03:22 pm

Rivian opens configurator and reveals prices

The US startup Rivian will open the configurator for its R1T and R1S models on 23 November, and even earlier on 16 November for pre-orderers. The first available model is the Launch Edition, followed by the basic version in 2022. The electric pickup with a 180-kWh battery and a range of over 640 kilometres will […]

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Nov 11, 2020 - 07:17 pm

BMW iX: Series design of single tech flagship (gallery)

BMW presents the series design of its concept BMW iNext, which buyers will know as the BMW iX once the all-electric car rolls off the lines next year. And, the design the company put on digital display today is recognisable if not polarising. There is also news on technology.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 12:04 pm

Hyundai Kona Electric gets an aesthetic upgrade

Hyundai has treated its Kona Electric to a model upgrade. While nothing has changed in the powertrain, the new Kona Electric comes with a revised design, a refurbished interior and enhanced safety and comfort features.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 02:53 pm

VW electric cars now rolling off two lines in Zwickau

Volkswagen has now also converted the second production line at the Zwickau plant to the construction of MEB electric cars. The German carmaker converted hall 6 for this purpose within 13 weeks. Series production of the ID.4, which already began in August, will now take place in both Hall 5 and Hall 6.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 03:13 pm

Lotus jumps straight to all-electric for pure luxury

The Geely brand Lotus will rely on a purely electric drive instead of the originally announced hybrid drive for its first electrified SUV. The luxury car has been developed under the internal code name Lambda for market launch in 2022.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 02:43 pm

Peugeot looks to use ACC battery cells in e-3008

Peugeot plans to launch the all-electric e-3008 in autumn 2023. The electric SUV will sit on the new all-electric platform eVMP and feature battery cells from Automotive Cell Company (ACC), the joint venture from Total and PSA subsidiaries Saft and Opel.

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Nov 6, 2020 - 12:27 pm

Tesla Model Y made in China on the horizon

Tesla has registered its Model Y with the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, indicating the imminent start of production once Tesla obtains a last production permit from the Chinese government.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 02:09 pm

VW presents two ID.4 versions for China

VW has now officially presented the two versions of the ID.4 made for the Chinese market. The ID.4 X is the version of the electric SUV developed for SAIC-VW, while the ID.4 Crozz is the counterpart of FAW-VW.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 01:19 pm

GM announces electric conversion kit

Starting in the second half of 2021, General Motors plans to sell an electric drive kit for hobbyists with components of the Chevy Bolt, which will enable them to convert conventional cars into electric cars.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Nio: New battery for 900km of range & European launch

According to founder William Li Bin, the Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio is currently working on a battery pack with a capacity of 150 kWh, which should enable ranges of over 900 kilometres. Besides, the plans for a European launch in 2021 may become concrete.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 11:59 am

Nissan to stop selling ICEs in China by 2025

Nissan plans to sell only electric and hybrid cars in China from 2025. The decision to electrify its entire model range in China follows against the background of the emerging ban on the registration of pure combustion engines in China from 2035.

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Oct 31, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Tesla’s fifty-two new service centres in 2021

Tesla is apparently planning a significant expansion of its service capacities. Information leaked to a US publication shows Elon Musk’s management team has announced to employees that it plans to open at least one service centre per week in 2021.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/28/great-wall-motor-presents-next-ora-bev/
28.11.2020 14:15