Lincoln to electrify entire lineup by 2030

Following Ford’s recent announcement of an increase in its investment in electric mobility to over $30 billion by 2025, Ford’s Lincoln brand is now giving details of its electric strategy. Lincoln plans to electrify its entire model lineup by the end of the decade. By the middle of the decade, Lincoln expects half of its […]

Mazda plans its own electric platform for 2025

Mazda has revealed its new technology and product strategy up to the year 2030. Between 2022 and 2025, the Japanese automaker is planning three purely electric models, five plug-in hybrids and five hybrid models with Toyota technology based on the ‘Skyactiv Multi-Solution Scalable Architecture’. Until now Mazda has managed to get one electric model, the […]

GM reveals plans for increased e-mobility investment

US automaker General Motors has now officially confirmed that it will increase its investment in electric and automated driving vehicles from $27 billion to $35 billion by 2025, as previously leaked. GM has revealed some details of what the extra funds will be used for. Yesterday, various media outlets already reported on the planned increase […]

Porsche looking at GTS versions for the Taycan

Porsche is apparently planning further sportier GTS variants of its Taycan electric car. According to a media report, the Taycan GTS and the Taycan Sport Turismo GTS are next on the agenda. Both could be launched in 2022. News of the variants has been leaked by the site InsideEVs and is based on information from […]

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Opel reveals technical data for the Manta GSe ElektroMOD

Following the first teaser in March, Opel is now showing its Manta GSe ElektroMOD electric study in full. The German carmaker now gives technical data that deviates from the 100 kW drive of the new cars from the retrofit solution. The power of the electric motor is to be 108 kW, the maximum torque 255 […]

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Gordon Murray plans platform for small cars and vans

Gordon Murray Group has announced plans to develop its own electric car platform for small cars and vans. This is part of a 300 million pound investment plan for the next five years. Utilising the equivalent of around €350 million, the investment plan aims to position the company for the future – and that includes […]

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GM-Wuling keep on topping sales in China

The electric car sales of the Chinese manufacturers BYD, Nio and Xpeng increased significantly in April. The GM-Wuling HongGuang Mini EV continues to see higher sales than any other electric car in China, while Tesla reports somewhat confusing figures for April. In April, the joint venture GM-Wuling sold more units than any other electric carmaker […]

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BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles. In order to achieve the announced savings of 200 […]

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Mercedes begins series production of the EQS

Production of the EQS electric saloon has now started in Factory 56 at the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant in Germany. The new S-Class, its long-wheelbase version and the Maybach variant of the S-Class are already built at the plant. The EQS, which was presented in mid-April, is the fourth and first fully electric model to be […]

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Tesla puts Shanghai expansion plans on hold

Tesla has apparently put on hold plans to buy additional land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export centre. A Reuters report writes that this is due to the political situation between China and the USA. With 25 per cent tariffs on imported Chinese electric cars, which are being imposed in […]

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