Jan 13, 2023 - 12:49 pm

China marks 6.9 million NEVs sold over 2022

Total sales of New Energy Vehicles in 2022 amounted to 6.887 million units. This is according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) and represents an increase of 93.4 per cent compared to 2021.

Jan 10, 2023 - 03:13 pm

Volkswagen increased EV deliveries in 2022 by 23.6%

The Volkswagen brand delivered around 330,000 electric cars in 2022, 23.6 per cent more than in the previous year. With a total of around 4.56 million vehicles sold in 2022, the BEV share was therefore around 7.2 per cent. The best-selling electric VW worldwide and in their home market was the ID.4.



Jan 10, 2023 - 02:40 pm

Mercedes doubled EV sales over 2022

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars delivered 117,800 battery-electric cars in 2022. Thanks to a strong final quarter, the Stuttgart-based company was able to more than double its electric car deliveries compared to the previous year.

Jan 10, 2023 - 11:16 am

BMW delivered over 200,000 electric cars in 2022

In 2022, the BMW Group sold a total of 215,755 fully electric vehicles from the BMW and Mini brands, more than twice as many as in 2021. The Group was also able to hand over the 500,000th fully electric vehicle to customers by the end of 2022.

Jan 10, 2023 - 09:49 am

Polestar exceeds delivery targets for 2022

Polestar delivered about 21,000 vehicles in the fourth quarter of 2022, exceeding its reduced sales target of 50,000 electric cars for the full year 2022. According to the manufacturer’s preliminary figures, Polestar sold 51,500 cars last year.



Jan 9, 2023 - 03:14 pm

BYD & UzAuto to produce EVs in Uzbekistan

BYD has announced a production facility for electric cars and plug-in hybrids in Uzbekistan. The facility will be established as part of a joint venture with Uzavtosanoat JSC (UzAuto) to produce BYD’s best-selling new energy vehicles, including plug-in hybrids and related components.

Dec 21, 2022 - 03:16 pm

Berlin fire brigade goes hybrid

The Berlin Fire Brigade is procuring the next electrified emergency vehicles from Rosenbauer. The order includes, among other things, four units of the hybrid fire-fighting vehicle “Revolutionary Technology” (RT) in the Berlin configuration as eLHF. In addition, there will be an electric appliance vehicle with a Volvo chassis.

Dec 19, 2022 - 02:54 pm

Flanders considers banning combustion vehicles from 2035

From 2031, diesel cars will no longer be allowed to enter the environmental zones of the Flemish cities of Antwerp and Ghent, and from 2035 no petrol cars will be allowed either. This means that the tightening of the environmental zones there will be somewhat weaker than announced a year ago.

Dec 14, 2022 - 01:22 pm

Jaguar’s new F-Pace PHEV receives tech update

Jaguar has presented the new model year of the F-Pace. The battery of the PHEV variant F-Pace P400e, which can be charged to 80 per cent in 30 minutes with up to 35 kW DC, now has an energy content of 19.2 kWh, which should give it a range of 65 km (40 miles) of […]

Dec 6, 2022 - 03:45 pm

GM considers taking Corvette fully electric

General Motors is reportedly planning to establish the Corvette sports car series as an electric car subsidiary and to expand the model range. According to a media report, a four-door coupé and a high-performance crossover are planned in addition to the already confirmed classic electric Corvette.

Nov 24, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Apollo presents specially developed all-season EV tyre

Apollo Tyres has launched the Vredestein Quatrac Pro EV, an all-season tyre specially developed for electric and hybrid vehicles. It is said to be characterised above all by a significantly lower rolling resistance and better driving comfort with a lower noise level.

Nov 23, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Mazda raises e-mobility targets

Mazda has raised its sales target for all-electric cars to between 25 and 40 per cent of total sales by 2030, up from 25 per cent previously. To advance the electrification of its vehicles, the Japanese carmaker plans to invest 1.5 trillion yen (10.3 billion euros) with its partners.

Nov 16, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Toyota has presented the 5th-gen Prius

Toyota has unveiled the fifth generation of its hybrid pioneer Prius and is adapting the drive concept, at least for Europe. From next year, the Prius will only be offered as a plug-in hybrid in Europe.

Nov 8, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Sweden drops EV subsidies with immediate effect

Sweden’s new government has abolished state subsidies for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. As the government announces on its website, vehicles ordered after 8 November 2022 will no longer be eligible for the so-called climate bonus.

Nov 7, 2022 - 01:14 pm

Citroën presents new C5 Aircross PHEV variant

Citroën has presented another plug-in hybrid variant for its C5 Aircross. The 180 e-EAT8 with 132 kW system power complements the previously available PHEV version 225 e-EAT8. But there is also an update for the more powerful PHEV.

Nov 7, 2022 - 11:25 am

Volvo issues recall for 15,000 vehicles in the USA

Volvo has to repair 15,674 vehicles of various plug-in hybrid models in the USA. Incorrect commands can occur in the cooling circuit of the electric drive due to faulty software logic, which causes the combustion engine not to start, resulting in a loss of drive power.

Nov 2, 2022 - 12:48 pm

Norwegian EV sales back up from September

In Norway, 9,727 electric cars were newly registered in October, giving them a market share of 77.5 per cent of the country’s new passenger car registrations. In addition, there were 1,126 plug-in hybrids. The VW ID.4 topped the model ranking in October with 1,014 registrations.

Oct 26, 2022 - 12:48 pm

Opel to release Grandland PHEV as GSe model

Shortly after the announcement of the Astra GSe and Astra Sports Tourer GSe, Opel has unveiled the next model of its electrified subsidiary. The Grandland GSe has a plug-in hybrid drive that combines a 1.6-litre petrol engine with two electric motors (one on each axle).

Oct 25, 2022 - 04:59 pm

DB Schenker pre-orders 2,000 eTrailers from Trailer Dynamics

In Germany, DB Schenker has signed a cooperation agreement with Trailer Dynamics. The logistics service provider will gradually roll out 2,000 eTrailers on different tractors in its European network from 2024 onwards. The trailers can be equipped with batteries of 300 kWh, 450 kWh or 600 kWh, depending on requirements.

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