Tag: Mexico

Jun 28, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Honda’s first electric SUV for US market called ‘Prologue’

Honda’s first all-electric model based on General Motors’ Ultium platform for North America will be called Prologue and will be launched in early 2024. This has now been officially announced by Honda. Further details on the Prologue electric SUV are to be published in the coming months.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 11:29 am

Freyr considers battery manufacturing in North America

Freyr, the Norwegian battery manufacturer, planning a 32 GWh battery cell factory in Norway, is also considering building production capacity in North America. There is talk of potentially setting up a joint venture with an unnamed “large multinational industrial group”.

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May 20, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Next.e.GO Mobile to enter Mexico

Next.e.GO Mobile wants to enter the Mexican market and is cooperating with Questum, a subsidiary of the Mexican industrial consortium Grupo Quimmco. Together they want to set up a production facility in the form of a microfactory in the Latin American country.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 01:23 pm

BAE & Plug Power collaborate for fuel cell buses

BAE Systems is collaborating with Plug Power to offer hydrogen-based electric propulsion systems for transit bus fleet operators in North America. The two companies will offer transit operators in North America an all-inclusive, scalable system to reach zero emissions, providing required site, vehicle, and service solutions.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 11:58 am

GM invests one billion to expand Mexican plant

General Motors has announced that it will invest one billion US dollars in the expansion of its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. Initially, battery packs and electric motors will be assembled there, followed by electric cars starting in 2023.

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Apr 22, 2021 - 11:16 am

Endurance exhausted in Mexican desert race

The US startup Lordstown Motors wanted to demonstrate the capabilities of its future all-electric Endurance pickup truck at a desert race in Mexico, but the plan went awry due to energy management issues.

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Mar 18, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Ford to manufacture two EVs in Mexico

Ford decided to build two new electric models in Mexico instead of producing these in the US state of Ohio as workers there had hoped from 2023. The information comes from the US auto union UAW, expressing frustration at the loss of promised jobs at the Ohio plant.

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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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Dec 17, 2020 - 05:38 pm

Canoo reveals multi-purpose delivery vehicle MPDV

Californian startup Canoo has just held a preview of an all-electric multi-purpose delivery (MPDV) vehicle based on the company’s platform, which should cost around 33,000 US dollars (net, around 27,000 euros). The van can already be pre-ordered for a refundable deposit of 100 US dollars.

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Nov 3, 2020 - 01:16 pm

Nidec invests billions aiming lead in e-drive market

The Japanese supplier Nidec has announced that it will invest up to ten billion US dollars in the automotive electric motor business over the next five years. According to the CEO, the company intends to “dominate the market for electric vehicle engines”.

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Oct 12, 2020 - 05:13 pm

Enel X opens Latin American charging corridor

Enel X has completed its first charging corridor in Central and South America. It includes 220 JuiceBox charging points in eleven countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru.

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Sep 4, 2020 - 03:14 pm

GM & Honda to found North America alliance

General Motors and Honda have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to form a North American automotive alliance. In addition to vehicle platforms (also for electric cars), this will involve cooperation in purchasing and research.

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Jul 20, 2020 - 04:28 pm

Yutong sends 130 battery-powered trolleybuses to Mexico

Chinese manufacturer Yutong announces a shipment of 130 electric trolleybuses currently making its way to Mexico City. The order is “the largest batch of double source trolleybuses in the world,” Yutong claims and built on an even more substantial order.

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Apr 7, 2020 - 03:54 pm

ZEBRA to bring electric buses to South America

The ZEBRA (Zero Emission Bus Rapid-deployment Accelerator) project, led by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and C40 Cities, is dedicated to accelerating the rollout of electric buses in Latin America. Phase one focuses on four cities.

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Feb 21, 2020 - 04:26 pm

Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo to launch 4,000 electric trucks

Grupo Bimbo, a bakery corporation from Mexico City, has integrated 100 electric trucks into its delivery fleet. But this is only the first step: a total of 4,000 more are to follow by the end of 2024 – 1,000 each year. They were developed by a subsidiary of the company.

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Feb 16, 2020 - 03:57 pm

Formula E: Jaguar reigned supreme in Mexico

Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans dominated a crash-filled race this weekend and took P1 from Porsche’s André Lotterer on the first corner, which he held to the very end to secure the win at the Mexico City E-Prix. Four seconds behind him followed DS Techeetah’s António Félix da Costa, while Nissan e.dams’ Sébastien Buemi rounded […]

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Jan 19, 2020 - 06:36 pm

Audi to install 4,500 charge points at its plants

Audi wants to invest around 100 million euros in charging infrastructure to install at its own sites and is planning more than 4,500 charging points, most of which will also be publicly accessible. The majority will stand at Audi’s German plants with some at other locations as well.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Lime is withdrawing e-scooter sharing from 12 cities

The shared e-scooter supplier Lime is withdrawing from twelve cities due to lack of profitability. In the USA these include Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and San Antonio, in Latin America Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima, Puerto Vallarta, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and the Austrian city of Linz in Europe.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 01:30 pm

Cybertruck – for the force of the future

To date, Tesla has already tallied up at least 250,000 reservations for the Tesla Cybertruck. The fully-electric pickup truck is popular among police forces with reservations from the local police force in Ciudad Valles, Mexico; the Kansas Highway Patrol in the US; and the Dubai police force in the UAE.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm

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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Mar 11, 2019 - 11:36 am

Zig-zag at Tesla: prices are back up

U.S. electric car manufacturer continues its chaotic pricing policy: Tesla has announced an increase in its vehicle prices worldwide by three per cent after they had only just been reduced by an average of six per cent a few days ago.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 09:05 pm

Formula E: Audi’s photo finish in Mexico City

This is a first for Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler, the team that celebrated its first Formula E victory this season on Saturday. Brazil’s Lucas Di Grassi clinched a miraculous triumph in the Mexico City E-Prix in an epic wheel-to-wheel photo finish that is only possible in electric street racing.

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Jan 30, 2019 - 08:53 pm

Mexican fuel shortage as Chevrolet marketing chance

After a tapped gasoline pipeline exploded, the Mexican government closed several pipelines to combat fuel theft, leading to a nation-wide shortage of gasoline. Chevrolet Mexico immediately turned this into a marketing campaign for the e-model Bolt.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/06/28/hondas-first-electric-suv-for-us-market-called-prologue/
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