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12.12.2018 - 18:16

Pininfarina christens its e-sportscar ‘Battista’

The Automobili Pininfarina e-super sports car – previously known as PF0 – will now bear the name Battista and celebrate its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. In the meantime competitor Lotus is following suit with its own fully electric super sports car.

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06.12.2018 - 16:03

Byton plans April 2019 production launch in China

Byton has announced that their production launch for the electric SUV M-Byte will begin in April next year in China. The sales launch for China is planned for the second half of the year. In Europe and the US, the model will likely likely hit the market in the second half of 2020.

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06.12.2018 - 14:09

BYD considers European/US battery cell factory

BYD is toying with the idea of constructing battery factories in Europe and the USA. In Europe, the company is examining possible locations in Great Britain and Germany. Furthermore, the Chinese electric car manufacturer is considering a separate listing of its battery business on the stock exchange.

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04.12.2018 - 19:43

First photos of Model 3 with CCS charge port

After Tesla had recently announced they would equip the Model 3 with a CCS charging port in Europe, the first shots of such an electric car have now surfaced online. Also CCS retrofits for Superchargers are said to roll-out this month.

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04.12.2018 - 15:01

Kia & Hyundai must adjust range of their Europe EVs

Both Kia and Hyundai had to correct the WLTP range of their all-electric cars in Europe following faulty test results of an external testing organisation. The Kia E-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric thus both “lose” about 30 km each in the new rating.

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04.12.2018 - 13:43

Exclusive: 60kWh Leaf to debut without liquid-cooling

Nissan has set a new date for finally introducing the lastly delayed new Leaf EV with 60 kWh battery. Our colleagues in Germany gathered information in dealer circles, more precisely at a Nissan event last night. There the Japanese carmaker informed its partners that the Leaf will debut at the CES in Las Vegas on […]

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30.11.2018 - 16:00

Netherlands develop new electric vehicle incentives

Starting in 2030, only emissions free vehicles will be allowed to be newly registered in the Netherlands. A group of experts has now come forward with a plan to reach this target – for which they have reportedly found government approval on all points.

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29.11.2018 - 17:35

Honda turn it’s back on diesel in Europe

Honda will also be turning their backs on diesel production in Europe, in order to focus more on electric and hybrid vehicle models. Starting in 2021, when the new Civic is released, no more diesel models will be sold in Europe, stated Dave Hodge, Honda’s UK director.

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29.11.2018 - 16:32

Kia reveals new e-Soul in Los Angeles

Kia has presented the newest generation of the Soul at the LA Auto Show, which will be available in Europe starting in the first half of 2019 exclusively in the BEV version named the e-Soul. Prices and range have not been released yet.

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28.11.2018 - 16:29

ChargePoint gets $240M for expansion in Europe & US

Network operator ChargePoint generated no less than 240 million dollars in a new financing round. Existing investors such as BMW i Ventures and Siemens were joined by the likes of Daimler Trucks & Buses, Chevron Technology Ventures or American Electric Power.

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27.11.2018 - 16:28

Nissan postpones long-range Leaf EV to avoid scandal

The new version of Nissan’s bestselling electric car with a 60 kWh battery had been expected for some time. Yet, the Japanese carmaker has stepped back from launching the Leaf just now and said they would wait until the controversy around ex-CEO Ghosn flares down.

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24.11.2018 - 21:32

BASF plans to lower nickel ratio in batteries

BASF is attempting to lower the nickel ratio in battery chemistry and also to work towards zero cobalt content. The goal is to reduce costs while supplying the growing market for cathode materials for electric vehicle batteries.

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24.11.2018 - 20:38

Alfabus imports e-buses to Europe

Chinese electric bus manufacturer Alfabus has entered a strategic cooperation with Basco Bus of Italy to deliver their Ecity L12 to Europe. The EV will be adapted to local requirements for this venture.

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14.11.2018 - 14:40

Tesla’s Model 3 will arrive in Europe with CCS ports

After a lot of rumours on the grapevine, it is now official: the Tesla Model 3 will indeed come outfitted with a CCS fast charging port in Europe. Drew Bennet, responsible for Tesla’s global charging infrastructure, revealed the news in an interview with Auto Express.

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13.11.2018 - 17:37

DB Schenker demands tougher CO2 limits for trucks

The EU Parliament will vote on CO2 emission limits for trucks this Wednesday and DB Schenker CEO Jochen Thewes used the occasion to call for more ambitious targets. His company has set such goals itself as they look to electrify most of their fleet by 2030.

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13.11.2018 - 14:10

Europe to carry 30% of global battery cell production

Germany’s economy minister Peter Altmaier delivers his latest take on the European Battery Alliance (EBA) in Berlin today. While he signals strong targets and confirms funding of one billion euros, he cannot name concrete details of the planned battery cell production in Europe or Germany.

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07.11.2018 - 14:06

Tesla Model 3 to begin China rollout in March 2019

Tesla has informed first customers in China that they can expect their Model 3 to be delivered in March 2019. This is limited to the long-range model so far, which are still being imported, as the Tesla factory in Shanghai has not launched operation yet.

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30.10.2018 - 17:53

Sports car maker turning to urban electric car market

The Bulgarian racing car manufacturer Sin Cars Int. Eood wants to get involved in the electric car business in future. Yet, they do not aim for say the FIA Formula E but have a more down to earth endeavour in mind: electric city cars. And they want to go public.

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25.10.2018 - 17:25

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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22.10.2018 - 17:21

CAM study shows China continues EV growth

China’s dominance of the electric mobility market still continues unabated. This is one of the results of the newest industry research report by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) regarding sales trends in the most important global automobile markets.

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22.10.2018 - 15:19

Thunder Power moves into Belgian factory

The Taiwanese company has officially taken over a former Caterpillar factory in the Walloon area of Belgium in order to set up production for a small EV named Chloe. The company also took the opportunity to present their BEV.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/10/22/thunder-power-moves-into-belgian-factory/
22.10.2018 15:19