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08.04.2019 - 12:47

Will Tesla Models S and X get a reluctance motor?

Tesla apparently plans to switch from the three-phase asynchronous to the reluctance motor on their Model S as well as the Model X. As far as the Model 3 is concerned, it looks as if the first U.S. deliveries of the new basic version are still to come.

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04.04.2019 - 14:08

Ford’s first EV for China will be a compact SUV

Shortly after announcing their electrification strategy for Europe, Ford has revealed its plans for China. Within the next three years, 30 models of the Ford and Lincoln brands are expected to enter the world’s largest car market but only ten of them are electric cars and plug-in hybrids.

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02.04.2019 - 13:10

Byton marks 50,000 M-Byte reservations

Although the vehicle is not yet on the market, but Byton has already received no less than 50,000 reservations for the M byte via the website. Meanwhile, the startup with prototypes of the model completed winter tests in Inner Mongolia.

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26.03.2019 - 14:50

Battery bottleneck threatens Audi e-tron production

Audi is reportedly having problems with the battery supply from the supplier LG Chem for their electric e-tron. Audi is therefore currently only able to produce about half of the originally announced 300 e-tron units per day at its plant in Brussels.

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26.03.2019 - 14:27

China: Enovate starts BEV factory construction

The premium electric brand Enovate owned by the Chinese manufacturer DearCC, has begun construction of its first electric car factory. The target capacity is 60,000 vehicles per year. Enovate’s first model is an electric SUV called ME7.

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18.03.2019 - 14:55

Fisker presents electric SUV under $40,000

U.S. carmaker Fisker has revealed a preview of their announced electric model for the mass market, which is expected to cost less than 40,000 dollars (net). The market launch of the electric SUV with a 300 mile range (approx. 483 km) is planned for the second half of 2021.

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15.03.2019 - 06:03

Tesla presents the Model Y / Deliveries from fall 2020

Tesla has unveiled the SUV variant of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, California. If the Model 3 looks like a small Model S, the Model Y can be likened to a shrunken Model X. More surprising than design and technical data is that the Model Y is optionally offered as a 7-seater.

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05.03.2019 - 15:55

Market launch for electric DS 3 and DS 7 Crossback

The PSA subsidiary DS Automobiles is now accepting orders for the all-electric compact SUV DS 3 Crossback E-Tense and the larger electric SUV DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4 with plug-in hybrid drive. So far, prices have only been announced for a few countries.

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04.03.2019 - 12:46

Tesla sets Model Y debut for 14 March in LA

Tesla will unveil the Model Y at their design studio in Los Angeles on 14 March. According to Elon Musk, the electric SUV will be around 10% larger and more expensive than the Model 3 and will thus offer slightly less range as it uses the same battery.

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28.02.2019 - 13:14

Kia introduces new Niro Hybrid and PHEV

Following the market launch of the e-Niro, Kia is also revising the two hybrid versions of the model for model year 2020. The new versions of the Niro Hybrid and the Niro Plug-in Hybrid will make their debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

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25.02.2019 - 17:43

Test ride anyone? Audi targets Tesla drivers

What happens if an Audi e-tron happens to be ready and waiting near a Tesla Supercharger? It sounds a bit like a joke, but it did happen. And what is best, we found out, that the barely-undercover guerilla marketing of Audi employees was captured on video.

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25.02.2019 - 14:34

Volvo goes for better PHEVs and mild hybrids

Volvo presents improved and newly developed plug-in hybrid drives that will be used in the entire model range. This means that Volvo has expanded its production capacities so that 25 % of total production will now be concerned with PHEVs. Mild hybrids will also be introduced in the coming months.

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25.02.2019 - 13:25

Porsche to release fully electric Macan SUV in 2022

Porsche wants to offer its Macan SUV with a fully electric drive. After a lot of rumours, the electric Macan has received production approval through the Board and Porsche CFO Lutz Meschke has now said that the electric Macan should be out by 2022.

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21.02.2019 - 14:42

Mercedes EQC will be delayed until late 2019

According to Mercedes, the electric model EQC, which was already sold out before the market launch, will probably not be available for sale until the end of this year. Delivery of the electric SUV is scheduled to begin in June, but for the time being only “a few VIP customers” will be served.

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21.02.2019 - 14:09

Deliveries of Kia e-Niro delayed due to shortages

Buyers of the Kia Niro EV in Europe must be patient as they are currently looking at delivery times of over a year. Thus states a letter to dealers in which Kia explains that “Europe-wide demand clearly exceeds expectations and current battery production capacity”.

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19.02.2019 - 23:47

Video tip: Audi e-tron climbs legendary downhill course

Audi has sent the e-tron into an uphill battle on the legendary downhill racecourse Streif in Austria. With an 85 per cent gradient, the ‘Mausefalle’ (mice trap) is the steepest section of the spectacular slope, so the electric car needed considerate tuning.

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14.02.2019 - 12:15

Audi releases first pictures of Q4 e-tron concept

Audi is now offering a first official preview of its previously teased all-electric compact SUV based on the MEB Group modular system, due to debut in Geneva this March. The study now got the name of Audi Q4 e-tron concept and will go serial in 2020/21.

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12.02.2019 - 12:02

Audi brings electric concept SUV to Geneva

Audi’s planned all-electric compact SUV based on MEB will be presented on 5 March at the Geneva Motor Show as a near-series study. The still nameless Audi BEV will roll off the production line starting in 2021, as will the VW ID. and a compact electric car from Seat at the Zwickau plant.

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11.02.2019 - 16:14

Audi e-tron up for order in the UK

Audi has officially opened the UK order books for the e-tron. Customers can choose between two versions, the base e-tron and the e-tron Launch Edition. Pricing positions the Audi below the Tesla Model X and above Jaguar’s I-Pace electric car.

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11.02.2019 - 15:04

Audi / Porsche PPE-platform lags behind schedule

Audi and Porsche are having problems with their jointly developed Premium Platform Electric (PPE). Engineers are back to work, partly because the Tesla Model 3 got better than they expected, a report in Manager Magazin suggests.

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31.01.2019 - 21:26

Formula E to race new territories in electric SUVs

Rumour had it already a month ago that the electric racing series was to take on remote spots of the earth. Now the makers of Formula E confirmed plans for a new racing series with electric SUVs in the world’s most extreme climate zones.

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24.01.2019 - 20:22

EVC1000: EU project aims for 1000km range electric SUV

The EU funded project EVC1000 launched this month and brings together ten partners from industry and science to develop novel electric vehicle components. Hence the EVC in the name. The number 1000 though is significant as well as it stands for the target of covering 1,000 km on one quick charge.

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16.01.2019 - 13:27

Ford presents Explorer Hybrid in Detroit

At the Detroit Auto Show, Ford presented the next generation of the SUV Explorer. This time round they present a hybrid variant for the first time so that will add some electricity to the powertrain for a combined 318 horsepower.

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14.01.2019 - 12:49

Audi to deliver the e-tron in Europe this March

In December Audi said that deliveries of its e-tron would be delayed until “early 2019”. The carmaker now clarified that this means the first deliveries of Audi’s first electric car will be made to customers in Europe this spring.

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10.01.2019 - 14:20

Audi planning yet another e-SUV based on MEB

Audi has teased yet another e-SUV based on MEB at the Dutch market launch of the Audi e-tron. This new model would join the ranks of the already planned Audi e-tron, e-tron Sportback and e-tron GT. Plus, the supercar PB18 e-tron with solid-state battery is to become a reality, at least for the selected few.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/04/11/sf-motors-presents-serial-version-of-electric-suv-sf5/
11.04.2019 14:26