Ford looking to build MEB electric car in Cologne

This summer just passed, Ford announced that its future electric car would be developed on the basis of Volkswagen’s Modular E-Drive Box (MEB) in Cologne-Merkenich, Germany. Now, various reports from the German media are now reporting that the electric car is also to be built at the Ford plant in Cologne. Ford has not officially […]

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Great Wall Motor presents next ORA BEV

The ORA Haomao, which means ‘Good Cat’, is the fourth mass-produced model under Great Wall Motor’s dedicated electric vehicle brand ORA. It was released on the market on November 24. At the same time, the first Haomao car rolled off the assembly line at GWM’s Taizhou manufacturing plant. Hoamao is available with five trim levels, […]

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Audi & Jaguar present Formula E vehicles for 2021

With Audi and Jaguar, the first manufacturers have presented their Formula E racing cars for the coming season. For the first time, Season 7 will only be held in 2021 instead of across the calendar due to the Corona pandemic. Audi will be starting with its own engine for the first time. This was announced […]

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VW Group Components provides 40% of ID.4 components

The VW Group subsidiary Group Components has now published which parts the ‘Components’ division supplies for ID.4 and in which plants these parts and their preliminary products are manufactured. According to Volkswagen Group Components (VWGC), it contributes around 40 per cent of the total value added to the electric SUV, which is allegedly ten percentage […]

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Tesla transport ships from USA & China reach Europe

Two transport ships with electric cars from Tesla have reached the port in Zeebrugge. In addition to the well-known transports from California, for the first time there is now also a ship loaded with Model 3 en route from China. In October, Tesla had confirmed corresponding rumors on its Chinese WeChat account that Model 3 […]

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Mahle opens electric axle drive testing facility

The automotive supplier Mahle has opened a new test bench for electric drives in Fellbach near Stuttgart, Germany. In the future, individual drive units and complete electric axle drives for electric cars and plug-in hybrids will be tested there. The first test for a customer has already been completed. Mahle says that the three-million-euro test […]

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Hyundai presents new Mistra sedan in China

At the Guangzhou Motor Show, Hyundai has unveiled the next version of the Mistra compact sedan, which will be available for the first time as a purely electric version. The model has been marketed exclusively in China since 2013 and is built by Beijing Hyundai, a joint venture between BAIC Motor and Hyundai. As an […]

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Mahindra improves development process with Dassault Systèmes

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At the 3DEXPERIENCE Conference 2020 in India, Dassault Systèmes announced their contribution to Mahindra’s development process: Using their Simulia applications, the Indian vehicle manufacturer was able to reduce costs, improve fuel efficiency, and achieve faster time to market of vehicles. The company presented several development solutions, which can be used in a variety of development […]

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Rivian’s launch editions quickly sold out

The US startup Rivian has announced that the ‘Launch Edition’ of its two models R1T and R1S have already sold out. Orders have also come in for the following top model with the 180 kWh battery. Rivian announced the opening of the configurator for pre-orderers on 16 November. Since 23 November, non-orderers have also been […]

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Volkswagen postpones US sales launch of VW ID.4

Volkswagen postponed the US sales launch of the VW ID.4 from December 2020 to March 2021 as the company is putting deliveries in the European Union first. The reason is that the reduction of CO2 to avoid penalty payments to the EU is a clear priority. As Automotive News reports, the focus for deliveries of […]

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