Tag: Revero

Jun 25, 2020 - 01:38 pm

Rumours condense around Karma insolvency

Karma Automotive will apparently soon file for Chapter 11 insolvency, meaning a chance for restructuring under court supervision. Several months ago, there were already reports that had raised substantial doubts about the company’s business practices.

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Aug 12, 2016 - 08:05 am

Mercedes, Revero, Poland, Honda, Hyundai, Kia.

Mercedes’ electric label is taking form as MEQ. The suggestion is based on Daimler’s registration of a series of model names starting with EQ found by Auto Express. They range from EQA through to EQX, plus the protected slogans ‘EQ inside,’ ‘EQ boost’ and ‘Generation MEQ.’ It is believed that the EQS, an electric sedan, will introduce the new style at Daimler and pose a high-end competitor for Tesla. While Mercedes officially denies all naming games, it recently mentioned an eco subbrand.

Karma-Revero-2017Revero revealed: Karma Automotive issued the first picture showing the Fisker Karma successor. The lineage is obvious but technical details are scarce. The Revero will have a solar roof and is said to have “super-charging capabilities,” according to Karma. On-sale is set for September, 08.
greencarreports.com, electriccarsreport.com, prnewswire.com

1m EV for Poland: Within ten years 1 million electric vehicles shall roam Polish roads. The goal has been set by the government that plans to issue grants and tax rebates details of which are yet to emerge. Several car sharing projects are planned and Poland asks its towns for ideas also.

Baby NSX expected: Honda trademarked ZSX thus spawning speculation of an upcoming small version of the NSX. An engineer hinted at a concept to debut in Detroit next year. If the ZSX holds up it will likely come in the form of a hybrid coupe concept with two electric in-wheel motors.

Hyundai i30 Ioniq? The Korean started teasing the upcoming i30 set to debut in Paris in October. It is expected to be the first model to also benefit from the Ioniq’s electric motor line-up, meaning there may well be a hybrid or plug-in hybrid i30 in the making. Hyundai has not confirmed that.

Kia Niro review: It is the company’s first dedicated hybrid and it has hit the shores of Kia’s best-trading market overseas, Great Britain. The Niro found favour with Motoring as they liked the design in particular as well as the smooth switch from electric to petrol mode. Alas, the gear shifts not as effortlessly.

Aug 10, 2016 - 08:28 am

Toyota, Geely, Audi, Revero, Tesla, Milestones.

Toyota taxi concept: The Japanese think ahead and present a cab for the future of Japan. It offers autonomous driving, wide sliding doors, and can sit a wheelchair. German Auto Motor Sport further reports the ‘Taxi of the Future’ will feature a hybrid LPG drive when it launches next year.
toyotaofhollywood.com, toyota.co.jp, auto-motor-und-sport.de (in German)

Strong growth: Geely plans to increase its production capacity more than five times from 150,000 to 850,000 cars. Electric vehicles will benefit as Geely aims for 90 percent of its output to be environmentally friendly by 2020. To manage that scale, the firm is to streamline existing facilities.

Electric Audi A7? A second generation Audi A7 Sportback has been spotted missing an exhaust pipe and a tank cap. That strongly suggest an EV in the making as does the front label that was covered. It is where Audi usually positions the charging port for its plug-ins.

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Karma renewal: Revero, the reborn Fisker Karma, is to hit the shelves of eight U.S. dealers and two stores in Canada already this year. Karma Automotive plans to produce 3,000 units of the luxury plug-in hybrid annually. They will cost around 100,000 dollars each.
latimes.com, insideevs.com

Tesla as good as new: The EV maker is offering 150 Model X as “new inventory vehicles” online, meaning their prices range from 84,000 to 119,000 dollars. The EVs have been used as test vehicles by Tesla before but just for a few miles. Aussies interesting in buying an entirely new Model X can now start saving as Tesla released pricing for all versions of the electric SUV. It will arrive down under this October and starts from 122,812 AUD (about 93,500 USD).
tesla.com via electrek.co, insideevs.com (pricing Australia)

Milestones: More than 100,000 Chevy Volt have been sold in the USA to date. That is double the sales both the BMW i3 and Renault Zoe managed to reach worldwide. Yet, steady does it, and both the German and the French crossed the 50,000 unit mark, according to HybridCars.
electriccarsreport.com (Volt), hybridcars.com (Zoe, i3)


Found on electrive.com
25.06.2020 13:49