Tag: Electric SUV

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 5, 2021 - 10:39 am

Genesis to release three all-electric cars in Europe

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has announced details of its European debut this year. Sales will launch in Germany, Switzerland and Great Britain this summer, initially with combustion models. From the end of 2021, Genesis promises three pure electric cars are to follow.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 02:29 pm

P3 Charging Index places Mercedes in first place

After the first edition in 2019, the eMobility consultancy P3 Automotive has published a new edition of the P3 Charging Index. We are publishing it today exclusively in advance. There is a change at the top placing, but the most long-distance-suitable electric car still comes from Stuttgart.

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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 13, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Rivian to source batteries from Samsung SDI

US electric car start-up Rivian Automotive has selected Samsung SDI to supply the battery cells for its first two models, the R1T electric pickup and R1S electric SUV. Rivian has not yet disclosed further details on the volume and duration of the supply contract.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Great Wall Motor to launch hydrogen SUV & truck

Great Wall Motor has announced that it will launch its first hydrogen-powered SUV model and 100 FC heavy-duty trucks in 2021. GWM also plans to contribute a hydrogen-powered passenger car fleet to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:21 pm

General Motors announces electric Chevy Silverado

General Motors has officially announced a pure battery-electric Chevrolet Silverado. The electric Chevrolet pickup truck is to be produced at the electric vehicle plant ‘Factory Zero’ in Detroit-Hamtramck. However, GM has not yet given a concrete schedule for production.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Škoda to launch coupé variant of the Enyaq iV

Škoda will launch a coupé variant of the Enyaq iV electric model later this year, the Czech Volkswagen brand has now announced. Škoda is also calling for one of VW’s six battery cell factories to be built in the Czech Republic.

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Mar 19, 2021 - 12:59 pm

Audi plans EV offensive in China & new SUV

Audi is launching an electric vehicle offensive in China. Six new electric vehicle models are to start production at the new plant in Changchun by 2025. In addition, the main Ingolstadt plant is already being converted to the production of an electric SUV based on the PPE platform.

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Mar 18, 2021 - 11:46 am

VW to launch ID.4 deliveries in March

VW is starting customer deliveries of the ID.4 this month. The first ID.4s will be handed over to customers in many European markets before the end of March. Deliveries in the USA began a few days ago, while Europe will follow with Germany starting on 26 March.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 03:03 pm

Lucid Motors allowed to expand Casa Grande factory

Lucid Motors has received approval from the Casa Grande City Council to start expanding its electric car plant there. Among other things, the expansion is intended to create the capacity for the announced second series, an electric SUV.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 12:36 pm

BMW makes Mini a dedicated EV brand

BMW Group is intensifying its e-mobility advance and confirms plans to transform Mini into a pure electric car label. Besides, the German carmaker showed the series version of the BMW i4 for the first time.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 07:00 am

BMW iX to launch in Germany for €77,300

BMW has announced the German prices and technical specifications of the two versions of its iX electric SUV. The iX xDrive40 and iX xDrive50 variants will be launching in Germany by the end of 2021 with prices starting at 77,300 euros.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 03:09 pm

BYD reveals additional ‘Blade Battery’ specifications

BYD has provided new details on its ‘Blade Battery’ for electric cars. In addition to the safety advantages, which were the focus of last year’s presentation, the service life is the most striking feature of the new announcement: BYD mentions 1.2 million kilometres or 3,000 charging cycles.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 03:00 pm

Aiways has found a sales partner for Denmark

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways has appointed a sales partner for Denmark. Andersen Motors will be responsible for service, advice and test drives at around ten locations in the country. It is the first such deal for Northern Europe.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fisker drops solid-state battery project

Fisker has abandoned its plans for solid-state batteries. Henrik Fisker stated in an interview that he made the decision more than a year ago. In his opinion, series production is still at least seven years away.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 01:25 pm

Mercedes EQC to receive two new variants

Mercedes-Benz is sending two new variants of the EQC to dealers in May: a base model configured uniformly throughout Europe at list prices starting at 66,068 euros and a new sports version that will round off the model range upwards in the future at prices starting at 73,208 euros.

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Feb 11, 2021 - 10:53 am

Toyota to launch 3 plug-ins in the USA this year

Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) has announced that it will bring three new electrified models to the US market this year – two BEVs and one PHEV. By 2025, Toyota aims to achieve 40 per cent of its new car sales in the US with electrified models.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:12 pm

Ford to build electric vehicles in Cologne

Ford has decided to build its first purely electric small car at the Fiesta plant in Cologne. According to industry insiders informing a media report, the US carmaker is also moving away from planned hybrid cars in favour of electric models.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 07:13 pm

Audi e-tron GT: More than a Taycan clone

As Audi just launched the new etron GT line, our author and previous Porsche tester Sebastian Schaal finds the top-of-the-line GT more than “just” a Taycan clone. Instead, Audi tweaks the Porsche technology to arrive at a true electric Gran Turismo feel.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Mercedes EQA now available to order in Europe

Mercedes is opening the order books for its EQA compact electric vehicle, which they unveiled two weeks ago. The first models will arrive at dealers in the spring. So far we know list prices in Germany for the EQA 250 with 140 kW battery.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Mazda adds MX-30 to UK scrappage scheme

As Mazda launches the UK sales of the MX-30, they have added the fully-electric SUV, to their UK-wide scrappage scheme. Customers can save up to £1,000 off the new Mazda battery-electric vehicle and receive a charger when trading in their previous car.

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Jan 7, 2021 - 11:40 am

High demand for the Model Y in China

Tesla is apparently experiencing high demand for its Model Y in China. After the series production of the Model Y was started in Shanghai a few days ago and the first deliveries were promised for January. Now the Tesla website for China lists the second quarter of 2021 as the delivery date for new orders.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Rivian scores in new financing round

Electric car startup Rivian is reportedly close to closing a multi-billion dollar financing round. According to a media report, the new investments are expected to bring Rivian a valuation of 25 billion US dollars (around 20 billion euros).

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Jan 6, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Honda & GM’s EV plans are becoming concrete

Further details have now emerged about the North American auto alliance announced by General Motors and Honda involving among other things, vehicle platforms including those for electric cars. An insider report from the US claims there are already concrete schedules and plants for the electric Honda models.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:26 pm

Mullen receives major order for the MX-05 eSUV

California-based electric car startup Mullen Technologies says it has received a potential major order. It said Florida-based Unlimited Electrical Contractors (UEC) has issued a non-binding letter of intent to purchase up to 10,000 units of the MX-05 electric SUV.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/10/porsche-begins-street-testing-the-electric-macan/
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