Tag: PHEV

Nov 30, 2020 - 04:04 pm

Audi to leave Formula E and join Dakar Rally

Audi has reorganised its motorsport activities and announced its participation in the 2022 Dakar Rally. For the rally program with a hybrid race car, the German luxury carmaker and its factory team will withdraw from Formula E at the end of 2021.

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Nov 27, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Scania launches BEV & PHEV truck series

Truck manufacturer Scania says it has reached a milestone in electrification: the first commercial electric truck series from the Swedish VW subsidiary has now been launched on the market. Like the fully electric truck, the plug-in hybrid is also being delivered now and is similarly intended for urban distribution traffic.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 07:54 pm

VW opens order books for Arteon PHEVs

VW has opened the order books for the PHEV versions of the new Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake with 59 and 57 kilometres electric range, respectively. Prices in Germany start at €51,064 for the Arteon eHybrid hatchback and from €51,927 for Arteon Shooting Brake eHybrid.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Japan to double electric vehicle subsidies

According to reports in Japanese media, the government of Japan plans to double its subsidies for battery-electric vehicles as part of a supplementary budget for 2020. This includes both privately owned vehicles as well as company vehicles.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 05:40 pm

Mahle opens electric axle drive testing facility

The automotive supplier Mahle has opened a new test bench for electric drives in Fellbach near Stuttgart, Germany. In the future, individual drive units and complete electric axle drives for electric cars and plug-in hybrids will be tested there. The first test for a customer has already been completed.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 05:27 pm

Mahindra improves development process with Dassault Systèmes

At the 3DEXPERIENCE Conference 2020 in India, Dassault Systèmes announced their contribution to Mahindra’s development process: Using their Simulia applications, the Indian vehicle manufacturer was able to reduce costs, improve fuel efficiency, and to bring their vehicles to market more quickly.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 02:56 pm

Renault Captur PHEV now on sale in the UK

Renault releases the Captur E-TECH plug-in hybrid in the UK. Priced from £30,995 in the S Edition, the PHEV version of the best-selling Captur range is available with immediate effect. A hybrid powertrain will follow in 2021.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Daimler & Geely join forces for hybrid powertrain R&D

Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Geely are tightening the knots they share as they agree to cooperate in the development and production of hybrid drives. The two automotive groups intend to use synergies in their global research and development networks.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 05:52 pm

Europcar to use NewMotion charging network

The charging infrastructure provider NewMotion has signed a cooperation agreement with the vehicle rental company Europcar. NewMotion will provide the Europcar Mobility Group with its charging ecosystem for electric cars.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 03:15 pm

CA utilities and CARB offer extra premiums for EVs

To increase the uptake of zero- and low-emission vehicles on Californian roads, California electric utilities are teaming up with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to offer up to $1,500 for purchase or lease of electric vehicles. The offer began on the 17 November.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 12:46 pm

Germany extends stimulus for EVs until 2025

In Germany, a panel of top politicians and business leaders has decided on further incentives for electric mobility. As expected, these include the extension of the innovation premium until 2025, but also subsidies and requirements for the expansion of charging infrastructure.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 12:08 pm

UK bans sale of pure combustion engines from 2030

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made it official: the government will bring forward the ban on the sale of cars with combustion engines by five years to 2030. This measure is part of a new ten-point plan for a “green industrial revolution”.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 02:28 pm

Scania to build their very own battery plant

Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle brand Scania has announced that it will invest over one billion Swedish kroner (around 100 million euros) in the construction of a battery assembly plant next to its chassis assembly plant in Södertälje, Sweden.

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Nov 14, 2020 - 01:22 pm

Tasmanian government fleet to be electric by 2030

In the Australian island state of Tasmania, the state government has pledged to transition its entire car fleet to battery-electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen vehicles by 2030. An initiative for emission-free buses is also underway to determine whether hydrogen or electricity is more appropriate.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 07:26 pm

South Australia goes for electric cars

The government of South Australia is allocating $18.3 million in the upcoming State Budget 2020-21 to jump-start the uptake of electric vehicles. At the same time, the South Australian state government has shocked the EV sector imposing a road user charge on electric cars in 2021.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 05:33 pm

Mini stops deliveries of Mini Cooper SE Countryman

Mini has stopped delivery of the Mini Cooper SE Countryman All4 for the time being by order of the regulatory authorities. The plug-in hybrid is currently not reaching the specified electric range. An update of the battery management system shall remedy the situation.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 03:28 pm

Sales of new energy vehicles in China rises again

Sales of battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids were on the up again in China throughout October as the country recovers. The downturn following the new subsidy policy in summer 2019 and the corona pandemic appears to have been overcome.

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Nov 6, 2020 - 01:14 pm

Bentley to build only all-electric cars by 2030

Bentley is finally making the switch with their latest decision to transform into an all-electric premium carmaker over the next ten years. The Volkswagen brand presents the transition as part of the ‘Beyond100’ strategy.

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Nov 4, 2020 - 04:05 pm

UK providing £92 million for 49 e-mobility projects

Government and industry have together filled a funding pot in Great Britain with 92 million pounds (around 102 million euros) to subsidise 49 concrete electrification projects in the country. The funding program is coordinated by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC).

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Nov 4, 2020 - 03:48 pm

Germany marks October sales records for EVs

According to the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA), exactly 23,158 electric cars were newly registered in Germany in October, marking a new record. Compared to the same month last year, this segment recorded an increase of no less than 365.1 per cent.

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Nov 4, 2020 - 01:04 pm

BMW going for dedicated EV platform in strategic turn

BMW is changing its electric strategy and is now developing a dedicated electric car platform to utilise in the new plant in Hungary after 2025. The company also intends to start building a fully electric model in the city of Regensburg from 2022.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/30/audi-to-leave-formula-e-and-join-dakar-rally/
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