Rolls-Royce plans to go fully electric in 2030

Rolls-Royce announced that it will no longer build or sell cars with combustion engines from 2030. The luxury brand, which belongs to BMW, will thus also become a purely electric car manufacturer. Fittingly, Rolls-Royce provided a curt preview of its first electric model. The debut electric car from Rolly-Royce Motor Cars will be called Spectre […]

Lucid launches production of the ‘Air’ electric sedan

Lucid Motors has officially started production of the first customer vehicles of its Air electric sedan at its plant in Casa Grande in the US state of Arizona. Deliveries are scheduled to begin at the end of October. According to the manufacturer, more than 13,000 reservations have been made so far. In the middle of […]

Cupra starts manufacturing the Born in Germany

Cupra is now starting series production of its first all-electric Born model at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. With the sales launch in November, Cupra will introduce a new sales strategy with the agency model. In addition, customers will have the option of purchasing the Born by subscription. The Born was first introduced in 2019 […]

Tesla to build 300,000th vehicle in China so far this year

Tesla’s Gigafactory in Shanghai will apparently produce its 300,000th electric car this year. The upcoming annual general meeting of the Californian electric car manufacturer is also to take place at the production facility under construction in Texas. The date: 7 October. A Reuters report says that Tesla wants to reach a cumulative production figure of […]

Saietta announces as sole motor supplier for EAV

Saietta is now the exclusive supplier of in-wheel traction motors to Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV). The Saietta and EAV collaboration aims to accelerate the widespread adoption of e-mobility solutions within urban areas and congested town centres. The collaboration will begin by focusing on EAV’s Lightweight Inner-City Solution (LINCS) vehicle, which incorporates a modular lightweight skateboard […]

Serial version of the UrbanRebel to release in 2025

The production version of the ‘UrbanRebel Concept’ by the Seat brand Cupra, planned for 2025, is to cost around 25,000 euros, which is around 5,000 euros more expensive than the VW offshoot of the planned electric small car family. With the ‘UrbanRebel Concept’, Cupra had shown its own idea of a sporty electric small car. […]

VinFast is coming to Europe in 2022

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast gives more details about its European strategy. According to this, the company’s first two electric cars, the VF e35 and the VF e36, are to make their market debut in three European countries in 2022. VinFast currently develops and manufactures exclusively electric scooters and electric buses in its own production […]

Polestar closing in on SPAC merger for IPO

Polestar is apparently close to completing the proposed SPAC merger with investment firm Gores Guggenheim that was first leaked in July. The official announcement could be made in the course of today, Monday. Reuters news agency, citing sources familiar with the planned US IPO, reports that the merger with Gores Guggenheim could give the proposed […]

Hofer Powertrain to supply Mullen Technologies

The Californian electric car start-up Mullen Technologies announces an agreement with the German drive specialist Hofer Powertrain to develop and produce electric drives for its vehicles. Mullen also announces further models. The agreement with Hofer Powertrain is a memorandum of understanding focused on electric powertrains, with neither side providing further details. David Michery, CEO and […]