Tag: Tern

Oct 26, 2016 - 07:56 am

BYD, Audi, Fisker, Tern, Volkswagen.

BYD-C9BYD readies to build electric trucks at its U.S. factory. Phase 2 of the expansion has just begun and will be completed next year. Apart from electric coaches, the plant will then manufacture electric trucks for which BYD has already taken orders, it said. Phase three will see BYD triple its workforce.

Audi revamps A3: The German carmaker will offer the latest A3 IV from 2018 and this time the line up includes a cabrio, the A3 Sportcoupé. Part of the motor variants is the plug-in hybrid which has been further developed. In the U.S., the five door hatchback will only be available as PHEV.
autobild.de (in German), autoevolution.com (USA)

Fisker upfront: The designer has released another teaser of the sports car to be presented this week. The new image shows the front of the Fisker with adaptable lights looking like a snake’s eyes. Fisker also said both radar and camera are integrated.
insideevs.com, carscoops.com, autoblog.com

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Foldable Bosch e-bike: Taiwanese Tern presented the Vektron eBike with Bosch pedelec motor. The battery sits behind the seat post, enabling a neat fold. Yet, the bike weighs 22 kilos – a lot to carry. In the States, the electric folder is offered for 3,100 dollars.

It’s a first: The Volkswagen Sustainability Council held its inaugural session. It comprises nine members and chose Georg Kell, Director UN Global Compact, as its chair. VW pledged 20m euros for two years to fund projects to reduce CO2 emissions. The council will convene with VW’s board on e-mobility and other transformative issues regularly.

Aug 21, 2014 - 08:31 am

Saab, Hyundai, Ferrari, Terra Motors, Tern, Tucson.

Electric-Saab-NEVSElectric Saab prototype: Despite the crisis at Saab owner NEVS, the company presented a prototype of the electrified 9-3 EV. The batteries are placed under the floor and have a said range of 200 kilometres. If the EV will ever go into serial production remains to be seen.
greencarcongress.com, cision.com

Prius fighter from Hyundai? The Korean carmaker is working on a new hybrid model which could take on Toyota’s hybrid bestseller, Autoguide reports. The portal spotted four different cars being tested so its guess is that there is more than one new hybrid in the making.

Concept Ferrari F80: What could be the successor of the LaFerrari only exists on paper so far. Designer Adriano Raeli dreamed up a car with 1,200 hp and a top speed of 500 kph, which would be powered by a twin-turbo V8 and a 300-hp KERS system.
racingnewsnetwork.com, boldride.com

Terra in Tehran: Terra Motors has started selling its electric scooter A4000i in Iran due to favourable new EV policies in the country. The company that is based in Japan, plans to roll out global sales of the e-scooter later this year and is looking for distribution partners.

Electric folder: Tern will present its first electric folding pedelec at the Eurobike in Germany next week. The ‘eLink’ is driven by a 250 W Bafang mid-motor and a 374 Wh battery that offers a range of up to 50 kilometres. Its weight has not been specified yet.

Early adopter backed off: Michael Goldstein took his time to decide if to go for a Hyundai Tucson FCV. First, he had to convince his wife, then the logistics sorted out and find a dealer. Just when he was just about to buy the car, the price tag put him off, esp. as you would expect a company trying to please rather than to squeeze its early adopters.

Found on electrive.com
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