Feb 28, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Aiways will skip dealerships in Europe
Aiways will offer its new battery electric SUV U5 in Europe exclusively through direct sales and not through traditional dealer networks. After sales and service will be handled by partners – the first ones for Europe have now been named.
Feb 26, 2020 - 12:25 pm
Micro Mobility presents Microletta & Microlino 2.0
After Micro Mobility Systems announced in January that it would be developing its Microlino to series production readiness together with the Italian company CECOMP, the Swiss company will present the visually and technically revised Microlino 2.0 at the Geneva Motor Show.
Feb 26, 2020 - 12:11 pm
e.GO Mobile presents 2 Life derivatives in Geneva
The German electric car start-up e.GO Mobile will be presenting the e.GO Life Concept Cross at the Geneva Motor Show, which is to be launched as a limited small series in 2021. In addition, the company will also be showing the near-series sports version e.GO Life Sport and the e.GO Mover with updated software.
Feb 25, 2020 - 05:09 pm
Polestar Precept shows a design future
Polestar has shown a foretaste of future electric models of the brand under the name Precept. The concept is a fully electric four-door Grand Tourer, which will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
Feb 25, 2020 - 02:51 pm
VW Touareg to become a plug-in hybrid
Volkswagen will present the Touareg R at the Geneva Motor Show in a few days. This means that the large SUV – now the brand’s top model after the phase-out of the Phaeton – will also have a plug-in drive.
Jan 21, 2020 - 02:01 pm
VW ID.4 to have its world premiere this spring
The ID.3, which is finally due to be launched this summer, will probably be followed by ID.4 already this year. Two media outlets now claim to know more details about Volkswagen’s first e-SUV – including the location and time of the world premiere.
Jan 21, 2020 - 01:29 pm
Toyota reveals plans for growth in Europe
By 2025, Toyota plans to meet about 70 per cent of its European sales with full hybrid cars, ten per cent with plug-in hybrids and another ten per cent with battery and fuel cell cars.
Mar 18, 2019 - 04:44 pm
Bicar classified as L2e, sharing test launch in autumn
The electric micro mobility solution Bicar, which emerged from a project of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), now meets road approval regulations. The new edition is classified as a L2e (light vehicle) and is on its way to market launch in 2020.
Mar 13, 2019 - 01:31 pm
Arcfox presents three models in Geneva
At the Geneva Motor Show, Arcfox, a BAIC BJEV brand, unveiled three new vehicles. The new models retain the features of the Arcfox GT and are certified by the European trade association.
Mar 11, 2019 - 10:50 pm
Swiss eQooder with Zero Motorcycles tech coming out
Swiss Quadro Vehicles has brought the eQooder to its home show in Geneva. The flexible four-wheeler builds on a quad but incorporates EV technology from Zero Motorcycles. It remains a little unclear what species the LEV will last belong to, but the on-sale is set.
Mar 9, 2019 - 04:35 pm
Volkswagen reveals last-mile e-scooter concepts
Volkswagen revealed two micro mobility concepts in Geneva, the Streetmate e-scooter that can be driven while sitting or standing; and the three-wheeled Cityskater, known as the “last mile surfer”, which is a collapsible standing scooter steered by shifting weight.
Mar 7, 2019 - 01:21 pm
Harley-Davidson upgrades electric motorbike range
It is not “just” cars at Geneva; there are some exciting two-wheelers as well. Take Harley-Davidson and the LiveWire. The electric motorcycle received yet another upgrade as H-D specifies more range. On top, e-bike concepts are on show, and Harley just bought into the market for the youngest easy riders ever.
Mar 6, 2019 - 03:52 pm
Fiat concept Centoventi offers outlook on electric Panda
With the all-electric Concept Centoventi in Geneva, Fiat previews the next generation of their Panda model. With a unique modular battery set-up, the range can be extended from 100 km to up to 500 km, and FCA also promised a new take on electrifying the Fiat 500.
Mar 6, 2019 - 03:18 pm
Lagonda presents “All-Terrain” e-SUV concept
Aston Martin’s electric car outlet Lagonda has brought a preview of its first production model to Geneva. The “All-Terrain Concept” will be produced at the new St. Athan plant in Wales from 2022. Unfortunately, the manufacturer has not yet revealed any technical details in its otherwise imaginative description.
Mar 6, 2019 - 02:51 pm
BMW plays up PHEV ambitions in Geneva
As announced, BMW is now presenting the second generation PHEV models of their 7 Series, the X5 and the 3 Series Sedan at the Geneva Motor Show. The manufacturer also announces that the BMW X3 will also be produced in a plug-in hybrid version from December 2019.
Mar 6, 2019 - 02:30 pm
e.GO presents series version of e.GO Life in Geneva
German electric mobility-Startup e.GO Mobile, that just struck a deal with VW for the MEB platform, is currently presenting the series model of their regular e.GO Life in Geneva. The small electric car will go into series production in the company’s new plant in Aachen.
Mar 5, 2019 - 03:11 pm
New hybrid systems E-TECH & E-TECH Plug-in by Renault
At the Geneva Motor Show, Renault will present the E-TECH modular hybrid system in the new Clio, which combines an internal combustion engine with two electric motors and a small 1.2 kWh battery and was designed to cover up to 80% of urban traffic with electricity.
Mar 5, 2019 - 01:24 pm
VW opens dedicated EV platform MEB to external firms
VW confirms that the MEB platform is open to outsiders and has already announced a first partnership with the EV startup e.Go Mobile from Aachen. Meanwhile, pictures of the ID. Buggy have made it onto the network after the debut night in Geneva.
Mar 5, 2019 - 01:07 pm
Skoda presents electric speed bike concept Klement
Skoda not only presents its first electric car in Geneva but also a 4kW strong two-wheeler called Klement. Connectivity and agility are at the core of the urban mobility concept, that comes with an unusual drive for a bike.
Mar 5, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Vision iV to be Škoda’s first electric vehicle on MEB
At the Geneva Motor Show, Škoda is presenting the Vision iV, a close-to-production preview of its first electric model based on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB modular system, which is due to be launched on the market in 2020. The drive and battery data match those of the Audi Q4 e-tron concept.
Mar 5, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Mercedes EQV concept – serial production launches 2019
Mercedes shows off in Geneva, and its Concept EQV is a purely electric, spacious saloon that is at home in the premium segment with up to eight seats. The production version is to be unveiled at the IAA this autumn with a 100 kWh battery for up to 400 km of range.
Mar 5, 2019 - 08:16 am
Audi unveils Q4 e-tron concept electric car in Geneva
Audi unveiled its new compact electric SUV Q4 e-tron at the Geneva Motor Show. The latest concept in the e-tron range will launch into serial production at the end of 2020 as the fifth all-electric vehicle under the Audi brand.
Mar 4, 2019 - 01:28 pm
GFG Style presents Kangaroo in Geneva
GFG Style, the company owned by Italian designer Giorgio Giugiaro, will be presenting the Kangaroo at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, following the Sibylla electric sedan presented last year.
Mar 4, 2019 - 01:13 pm
Piëch Automotive using new cell type for Mark Zero
Piëch Automotive named some new details on the Mark Zero electric sports car, which will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show and will be followed by a number of other vehicles. Particularly interesting is the announced new cell type, which should hardly warm up during charging and discharging.
Mar 2, 2019 - 02:13 pm
Brabus presents tuned Smart EQ Fortwo Cabrio
At the Geneva Motor Show, the tuning forge Brabus is presenting the Ultimate E Shadow Edition, an electric compact car based on the Smart EQ Fortwo Cabrio with a 68 kW power boost. The very a limited edition of 28 units is up for sale starting at 64,900 Euro.
Mar 1, 2019 - 02:22 pm
Share2Drive releases details of EV concept SVEN
The Aachen-based electric mobility startup Share2Drive will present its SVEN (Shared Vehicle Electric Native) at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday, 5 March as a concept demonstrator and has released the first technical details of the city get-around in advance.
Feb 28, 2019 - 01:16 pm
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.
Feb 28, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Honda to present near-serial Urban EV for Europe
Honda’s first all-electric model for the European market is taking shape. Following the presentation of the Urban EV concept car at the IAA 2017, a near-serial version of the battery electric vehicle will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show coming Tuesday, 5 March.
Feb 27, 2019 - 03:08 pm
Polestar 2 debut garnered with detail
The Volvo subsidiary Polestar has officially launched its first volume production model. Two electric motors with a combined output of 300 kW power the Polestar 2 EV that has a battery capacity of 78 kWh, which should enable a WLTP range of 500 km.