Tag: Seat

Oct 28, 2019 - 02:44 pm

UK prices and special offers for the Seat Mii EV

The Seat Mii Electric is now available to order in the UK. Priced from £19,300 (including PiCG), Seat’s first fully electric vehicle is available for £199 per month on a PCP deal. This is after a £4,399 customer deposit, with Seat contributing £500 to the cost.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Sep 5, 2019 - 05:44 pm

Study: German carmakers have catching up to do

According to the latest CAM ‘Electromobility Report’, in which 212 series innovations in e-mobility have been evaluated by 30 car manufacturers over the past five years, German automobile manufacturers still have catching up to do.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 12:28 pm

Norway: Skoda accepting deposits for electric cars

Skoda has begun accepting registrations for its first two electric models in Norway. The EVs based on Volkswagen’s MEB are the Citigo e iV and the Vision iV. Customers wanting priority on order lists will have to pay an advance of NOK 5,000 (€520).

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Jun 4, 2019 - 12:39 pm

Seat presents their first BEV: Mii electric

Seat has presented its first electric model, the Mii electric, in Oslo. It will replace the conventionally powered Mii, whose production will end in July 2019. Advance sales start in September and the first units are to be delivered before the end of this year.

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May 17, 2019 - 12:13 pm

VW to manufacture small electric car in Eastern Europe

Volkswagen’s plans for future plants are changing rapidly: from 2023, the purely electric small car for less than 20,000 euros is to be built in Eastern Europe instead of in Emden in Germany as originally planned. The Zwickau plant in Germany will probably hand over the production of the I.D. Crozz to Emden.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 05:37 pm

Madrid: Seat plans eXS electric scooter sharing project

Seat has sold more than 5,000 units of its eXS electric kick scooter, which was developed in collaboration with Segway, and is now entering into a strategic partnership with the startup UFO to make 530 of its electric pedal scooters available to the public in Madrid via an app.

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Mar 27, 2019 - 03:45 pm

Seat makes electrification plans public

Seat has put its electrical strategy into concrete terms. The VW subsidiary plans to launch six electrified models on the market by the beginning of 2021. The electric versions of the Seat Mii and the Seat el-Born will be the first two all-electric models of the Spanish car brand.

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Feb 25, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Seat presents study of very small electric car

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which has just started, Seat is presenting a fully electric micro-car concept for sharing services. The 1+1-seater Seat Minimó requires very little space and comes with replaceable batteries.

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Nov 29, 2018 - 04:44 pm

VW pushes global electrification offensive

Seat, the Volkswagen Group China and JAC intend to jointly develop a series of Seat EVs to launch in China in 2021. Meanwhile, VW’s man in North America, Scott Keogh announced they would introduce their first MEB based model in the USA in 2020.

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Nov 15, 2018 - 03:27 pm

Volkswagen upgrading Zwickau for 330,000 EV capacity

The German automobile manufacturer has announced their plan to upgrade the Zwickau facility to become the most effective electric vehicle production facility in Europe. A capacity of 330,000 vehicles per year is the eventual target for the CO²-neutral I.D. vehicle range, which will begin production in late 2019.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 07:51 pm

Electric touring series ETCR to start in 2020

As part of the presentation for the new electric race car CUPRA e-Racer by Seat, which took place at the finale of the GT Open and the TCR Europe, the announced touring series ECTR was officially presented. The most important detail: It will kick off in 2020.

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Jul 10, 2018 - 05:06 pm

Seat coming to China with VW gearing up for growth

Volkswagen’s Spanish subsidiary Seat will enter China by hooking onto the JAC Volkswagen joint venture. Together the three plan to establish a R&D centre for electric vehicles. Development is to culminate in a dedicated electric car platform for China and beyond in 2021.

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Jul 5, 2018 - 05:53 pm

Seat teaming up with Rimac for CUPRA e-Racer

Since Seat decided to get into electrification of their performance segment, they found a powerful partner. Croatia’s super car maker Rimac Automobili will drive the technology behind the Cupra e-Racer in order to “introduce a whole new E TCR category,” says CEO Mate Rimac.

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Mar 22, 2018 - 03:28 pm

Seat Leon to be released as PHEV in 2020

Seat made the announcement as part of their annual presentation for the 2017 results in Madrid, stating that the plug-in hybrid version of the vehicle would be released on the market in 2020.  It will be manufactured in the Spanish Martorell factory.

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Feb 20, 2018 - 07:20 pm

Seat takes over ride-share provider Respiro

Seat has acquired the Spanish ride-share startup Respiro, which is currently operating in Madrid with about 200 vehicles, including electric and hybrid ones. The plan is to expand the ride-share company to further major cities in the coming years.

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Feb 8, 2018 - 05:58 pm

Volkswagen’s BEV for China clearly comes from JAC

Leaked images reveal the design of a Volkswagen EV for the Chinese market. However, the budget vehicle will not be sold under the VW label and is not exactly a new car either. Instead it is clearly inspired by JAC’s existing iEV7S with some changes to the front and rear.

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Feb 2, 2018 - 03:21 pm

Seat is purportedly planning its first MEB EV

Spanish car manufacturer SEAT has tentatively announced their plans for a new MEB electric vehicle slated for release in 2020. Based on the new MEB platform, designed by VW, the car will feature a Modular Electrification Toolkit. 

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Jun 28, 2017 - 09:36 am

Aston Martin, Renault, Seat, Kia, BMW, Shenzhen Wuzhoulong.

Aston Martin to limit RapidE: The British want to manufacture no more than 155 units of its all-electric RapidE from 2019. That is just one third of the amount announced initially. The reason is that Aston Martin quit its partnership (for this electric model) with Chinese company Le Eco due to the latter’s financial problems. Pre-orders with a down payment of 10 percent of the total 200,000 pounds shall be possible from August. The electric version of Aston Martin’s DBX is supposed to enter the market by 2019.
reuters.com

Renault-Kangoo-ZE-2015Pricing for Renault’s electric Kangoo: In Germany, net prices for the new Kangoo Z.E. with its 33 kWh battery start at 20,820 euros, the cheapest long version Kangoo Maxi is available for 22,820. For the first time, the French offer the battery for sale rather than lease only with its EV.
electrive.net

Seat to electrify its Cupra: The Spanish intend to create electric versions of its performance models called Cupra. So far, the Seat Leon is the only one existing as well in a Cupra version, but in 2018 an Ateca Cupra is to follow. Seat’s first EV model based on the MEB platform is due by 2019.
autoexpress.co.uk

No electrification of Kia’s Stonic: The Korean car manufacturer denies rumours claiming an electric twin of its compact crossover Stonic at launch. Marketing head Seo Bo-won stated that there won’t be a hybrid version neither. The explanation is that Kia seeks to delineate the Stonic from the Niro.
theinvestor.co.kr

BMW extends its U.S. factory: The Germans want to invest 600m dollars in Spartanburg, South Carolina and create 1,000 jobs over the next four years, BMW announced during its X3 model presentation. It seems likely, the planned X3 electric version will be made in Spartanburg from 2019, too.
motortrend.com, businessinsider.com

New electric bus for China: Shenzhen Wuzhoulong Motors has presented a 12 metre electric bus for the Chinese market. The Wuzhoulong F2 Felicity comes with a 250 kW drive from UQM and shall be particularly light and thus particularly energy-efficient.
greencarcongress.com, businesswire.com

May 9, 2017 - 07:42 am

Seat, Ideo, Tesla, Toyota, Hero Electric, India.

Electrified Seat Arona? First photos have emerged that show Seat’s compact crossover Arona, which is to go on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. The compact SUV is similar to the Ibiza and may become available in a PHEV version and from 2020 on all-electric, Autobild has learnt.
autoexpress.co.uk, autobild.de (in German)

Moving together: Design company Ideo has outlined an autonomous EV concept designed for ride sharing. The futuristic four-seater has a striking glass roof but also allows for privacy of passengers with a seat shell that can envelop the back seat. So far, the project is at concept stage only.
designboom.com (with video), ireviews.com, automobility.ideo.com

Tesla has removed restrictions of its Autosteer. The speed limit for handsfree driving (in theory) on highways climbs to 145 kph, up from 128 kph. Off highway, the update replaces the 56 kph limit with an adaptive system keeping pace at 8 kph above the official speed limit, or at 72 kph when there is none.
electrek.co

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Double triumph for Toyota: One week ahead of Le Mans’ 24 Hours, Toyota celebrated a double victory at the latest FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) race in Spa, outpacing competitor Porsche, whose pilots finished third and forth. After 6 hours, it was the TS050 with Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson on board that crossed the finish line first.
autocar.co.uk, fiawec.com

Hero to extend scooter line-up: Indian manufacturer Hero Electric works on a broader assortment and thus, plans to enter the market with two new models every year, starting in 2017. To power the electric scooters, Hero has struck a deal with Bosch to supply electric drives.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com

India to progress electrification: There shall be no more vehicles with combustion engines on India’s road comes 2030 but EVs only. Plans have now been brought forward in order to reach this objective. An influential government think-tank suggests a set of measures which includes lower taxes and interest rates for loans on EVs, limited registration of conventional cars similar to China, re-investment of tax revenues from the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles into EV charging stations and the installation of a battery factory next year by the government. The report further favours EVs over HEVs, whose subsidies would be discontinued.
reuters.com

May 3, 2017 - 08:44 am

BMW, General Motors, Nissan, New Zealand, Seat, Hyundai.

iNext to be made in Germany: BMW decided to manufacture its first autonomous EV in the company’s very own backyard in Lower Bavaria, or Dingolfing to be exact. The idea is to keep production close to its HQ that concentrates tech and development competence in Munich. Just a few weeks ago, BMW announced the creation a new R&D centre for autonomous driving in the north of the city but will also work on the iNext drivetrain here. The iNext is scheduled to roll off the lines by 2021, while production of other i-models will remain in Leipzig, Saxony.
bmwblog.com, press.bmwgroup.com

GM to make EVs profitable? General Motors wants to be the first carmaker to enter the EV profit zone by making electric cars more affordable. Hence, the company’s engineers seek to make batteries less heavy and more efficient, says GM executive Mark Reuss. Coupled with the earlier announced strategy to substantially increase production output especially in China, where GM intends to introduce 10 electrified models by 2020, battery costs could significantly decline indeed.
phys.org

Range is relative as it is highly dependent on the test cycle. Nissan obviously uses the Japanese JC08 standard that is among the most optimistic and gives the next-gen Leaf 350 to 400km. By 2020, Nissan intends to launch a comparable model with 550 km range that may reach 450 – 500km in Europe.
hybridcars.com

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3D printed EV in New Zealand: The Drop is the name of a three-wheeled electric car that shall come out of a 3D-printer in New Zealand. With 300 km range and a price around 10,000 dollars, its creator Ira Munn addresses commuters. His endeavour is supported by tech charity Accelerating Aotearoa and Massey University. Together, they hope to present a prototype in August and “print” serially by March 2018.
stuff.co.nz

Seat EV becomes concrete: The first all-electric car in Seat’s line-up will either be an electrified Mii minicar or Leon compact, CEO Luda de Meo now confirmed earlier guesses. The model is due by 2019, one year before Seat wants to produce its first EV utilising VW’s common MEB platform.
europe.autonews.com

Hyundai prices Ioniq in Canada: The hybrid version of the Ioniq starts at 24,299 dollars, whereas the EV version costs 35,649 USD. While the HEV will be available throughout Canada, the Ioniq EV will only be offered in provinces with EV rebates, namely Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.
ca.motor1.com

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/12/seat-mii-electric-can-be-configured-in-europe/
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