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08.05.2019 - 16:43

Honda’s debut BEV is to be called the Honda e

Honda’s first fully electric production model for the European market will be called “Honda e”. This has now been officially confirmed by the manufacturer. At the Geneva Motor Show in March, the Japanese company presented a series-near version of the electric car as “e Prototype” (previously Urban EV).

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07.05.2019 - 16:52

USA: BorgWarner launches JV with Romeo Power

The U.S. American powertrain supplier BorgWarner announced the founding of a joint venture with Romeo Power Technology, a Californian supplier of battery modules and battery packs founded in 2015 by former SpaceX, Tesla and Samsung engineers.

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05.05.2019 - 16:37

Hyundai upgrades Ioniq electric car with more range

Hyundai reveals details of the new Ioniq edition that is expected in hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants in Europe from July, followed by the all-electric Ioniq in September. The most important innovation is the BEV’s updated battery capacity.

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22.04.2019 - 16:04

Continental widening e-mobility portfolio in China

At Auto Shanghai, supplier Continental is showing an extensive portfolio of solutions for electric mobility in China. Conti plans to significantly expand its production capacities in the Chinese cities of Tianjin and Changzhou in the coming years accordingly.

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09.04.2019 - 14:12

ZF expands hybrid business in China

The automotive supplier ZF is stepping up its involvement in China with the construction of further plants and the expansion of development capacities. This includes the start of production of the 8-speed automatic transmission 8HP at the ZF factory in Shanghai, including a variant for plug-in hybrid drives.

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03.04.2019 - 15:50

Toyota just released 24,000 hybrid patents

Toyota has released almost 24,000 patents stemming from over 20 years of hybrid technology development for public domain use. The main focus of the patents lies in core technologies such as electric motors, control units and system controls used in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.

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24.03.2019 - 13:49

UK: Coventry opens centre for propulsion systems

In the English city of Coventry, development service provider FEV and Coventry University have opened the Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS), a state-of-the-art development centre for clean propulsion technologies.

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14.03.2019 - 13:12

Mercedes-AMG to offer all models as PHEV

Mercedes-AMG will optionally offer all future models as plug-in hybrids. This was explained by Frank Overmeyer, emissions strategist at Daimler. Mercedes-AMG currently offers a range of mild hybrid models, but will not continue on this path.

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13.03.2019 - 12:50

Infiniti plans 2020 withdrawal from Western Europe

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti will withdraw from Western Europe at the beginning of 2020. According to the manufacturer, it intends to focus instead on growth markets, particularly China and North America. Western Europe will therefore no longer play a role in the brand’s planned electrical offensive.

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05.03.2019 - 15:53

Europe: Honda to electrify all vehicles as of 2025

Honda is intensifying their electrification strategy in Europe: The Japanese manufacturer is now announcing that 100 percent of its new vehicles sold in Europe will be equipped with an electrified drive system by 2025. The strategy extends Honda’s “Electric Vision” announced in 2017.

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05.03.2019 - 15:33

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.

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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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28.02.2019 - 12:53

2020: Hyundai plans new electric vehicle platform

The Hyundai Group has announced the introduction of a new model in 2020 based on a new stand-alone electric car platform. With the new architecture, Hyundai aims to further reduce the cost of electric cars and increase production efficiency.

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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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14.02.2019 - 10:31

Corolla rags on plug-ins

In a new TV advert for the Corolla hybrid, Toyota dished out some dirt against their plug-in competitors and called on customers not to “get left behind” and invest in their self-charging hybrid.

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12.02.2019 - 14:55

Lyft aims for major expansion this year

The ride-hailing company Lyft plans to add 1,000 electric vehicles to its platform this year and will make it easier for riders to request them through Green Mode. Selecting that option, passengers will be able to choose between hybrid or electric vehicles.

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08.02.2019 - 14:08

Hyundai considers car sharing service

Hyundai is considering introducing its own car sharing business for its electric cars.  For the use of an EV in a Hyundai fleet, users would pay tariffs according to the distance travelled, time in use, or energy consumption. 

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07.02.2019 - 11:04

Mass marketing fail

Volkswagen was to make 3% of sales with EVs in 2018, estimated Martin Winterkorn in 2010 but now we know, they failed. According to VW, it delivered 6.24 million vehicles in 2018, of which only around 50,000 were electric cars and plug-in hybrids so they did not even manage to crack the 1% mark. Much […]

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30.01.2019 - 17:33

NEVS buys 20% of Koenigsegg to develop electric cars

Chinese-owned Saab successor NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) has invested 150 million dollars to acquire 20 per cent of the shares in the Swedish sports car manufacturer Koenigsegg. The deal is part of a strategic partnership between the two manufacturers.

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20.01.2019 - 18:10

Infiniti to sell only electrified vehicles as of 2025

Infiniti is accelerating their electrification plans. Nissan’s luxury brand will sell 100% electric and hybrid cars, starting in 2025 rather than going it halfway. Infiniti is previewing said electric future in Detroit, where the QX Inspiration Concept is currently in the limelight.

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18.01.2019 - 18:57

Ford debuts Mondeo hybrid as station wagon

Ford presented the new Mondeo at the Brussels Motor Show. One of the most important innovations is that the Mondeo series now also includes a hybrid station wagon. Plus, the Mondeo Hybrid as a four-door sedan remains on offer.

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17.01.2019 - 16:58

Hyundai revamping Ioniq hybrid and PHEV

The hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Hyundai Ioniq are being redesigned in regards to body and interior. Bluelink telematics services are also being introduced. The official presentation for the facelift for the all-electric Ioniq will follow at a later date.

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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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15.01.2019 - 17:44

Lexus presents convertible version of LC Coupé (Video)

Rumours about a convertible version of the Lexus LC sports car seem to be coming true. At the NAIAS in Detroit, Toyota’s luxury brand now presents the corresponding model called the LC Convertible Concept. The production version is expected before the year’s end.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/10/norway-39-6-all-electric-market-share-this-month/
10.05.2019 13:25