Renault-Nissan & Daimler pondering battery cooperation
Renault-Nissan and Daimler may make some cooperative efforts to include battery and autonomous driving technology. At least their executives, namely Carlos Ghosn and Dieter Zetsche saw chances to work more closely together when speaking to the press in Paris.Weiterlesen
Car2Go will launch in Paris with 400 E-Smarts in 2019
Daimler took the opportunity at the Paris Motor Show to announce that Car2Go will be launching in Paris at the start of next year with an electric car sharing service. The Parisian EV fleet will include 400 Smart EQ Fortwo.Weiterlesen
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Renault shows off new SUV for China and announces three hybrids
The Paris Motor Show saw Renault present their Showcar K-ZE, which is a prototype for the announced City SUV models, which will be released in China next year. Furthermore, the automobile manufacturer has announced additional PHEV and HEV versions of current vehicle models.Weiterlesen
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Škoda presents PHEV concept with 70 km electric range
The Czech VW brand Škoda has announced plans to present the Vision RS concept at the Paris Motor Show beginning in early October. The concept is a plug-in hybrid with 180 kW system performance and a 70 km electric range.Weiterlesen
Europe: Kia confirms e-Niro range as close to 500 km
Kia has received the official WLTP range data for the European version of the all-electric Niro, which will be called e-Niro. The crossover electric car will make its first apearance on the continent at the Paris Motor Show and hit the market shortly after.Weiterlesen
Tesla making progress with Model 3 + numbers
These days, most Tesla reports concern the Model 3 with the latest news being that the EV will make a formal appearance in Europe this fall. Production numbers are looking good too with 90,000 units made to date, while the entire Tesla fleet is clocking up miles on a global scale.Weiterlesen
Toyota Auris to become Corolla in Europe
The model name Corolla will be used by Toyota in all of Europe again, replacing the Auris name. This makes Corolla the global standard name for all three chassis variants (Five-door, Sedan and Touring Sports) for the new generation in the C-Segment.Weiterlesen
Paris Motor Show, Atieva.
Click tip: Inside EVs has compiled a number of photos and videos of the Volkswagen I.D. and Mercedes Generation EQ – both on display at the Paris Motor Show.
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Video tip: Atieva again updated its electric powertrain, sending its van Edna from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.74 seconds. To test acceleration, the company raced its clunky vehicle against other speedsters – and left many of them in the dust.