Polestar 2 deliveries in Europe start ahead of schedule

Polestar has started deliveries of the Polestar 2 earlier than planned. The first European customer vehicle has now been handed over at the company’s headquarters in Gothenburg, which is ahead of schedule and was not supposed to take place until August. The first Swedish customers will be joined by the first customers from Norway in […]

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ZF creates new division for electric drives

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The ZF Friedrichshafen Supervisory Board is creating a new division for electrified car drives. This will be an amalgamation of what used to be the Car Driveline Technology and E-Mobility divisions. The goal is to offer customers electrified driveline solutions under one roof. ZF has announced that: “In the future, ZF will no longer develop […]

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WM Motor plans 3 new models before the end of 2021

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The Chinese electric car manufacturer WM Motor aka Weltmeister is apparently planning a rapid expansion of its model range. According to Chinese media reports, two new e-SUVs and one electric sedan are planned for the second half of 2020 and next year. As Gasgoo writes, a six-seater SUV is to start in the third quarter […]

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PSA Group announces eVMP electric platform for 2023

The French car group PSA has announced a purely-electric car platform when the Group presented its half-yearly figures. PSA is deviating from the previous multi-energy strategy with the special e-platform called the Electric Vehicle Modular Platform (eVMP). PSA has designed the eVMP for front-wheel and four-wheel drives with up to 250 kW, and to enable […]

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Mercedes reveals T-class family van with electric version

Mercedes-Benz has announced the introduction of the T-Class for the first half of 2022. This will be a compact van for private customers, which will be produced in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and will also be available in a purely electric version. The T-Class will be the passenger car counterpart to the Citan, which is aimed […]

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Tesla expansion in Brandenburg, Shanghai and Greece

Shortly after the official confirmation that Tesla will also manufacture battery cells in its Giga Berlin factory currently under construction, it has become apparent which cells will be manufactured at the German location. At the same time, Tesla is expanding in Shanghai and entering the Greek market. Firstly to Germany: According to Brandenburg’s Minister of […]

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Mitsubishi will no longer bring new models to Europe

Mitsubishi has presented its strategic plan until 2022. It includes the decision not to launch any new models on the European market for the time being. Existing models are to be sold on. At the heart of the plan, entitled “Small but Beautiful”, is a concentration of investment on core regions and technologies to increase […]

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BMW announces fully-electric versions of the 5er and X1

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Following the iNEXT, the i4 and the 7 Series, BMW is also planning purely electrically powered variants for the 5 Series and the X1. The manufacturer has now officially announced the new models along with its sustainability goals. In the next ten years, BMW is aiming to have a total of more than seven million […]

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BMW confirms small series FCEV for 2022

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Starting in 2022, BMW will be piloting the second generation of its fuel cell drive in a small series in the BMW i Hydrogen Next based on the current X5. BMW made the announcement when the German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier made a visit to the hydrogen BMW Group competence centre. According […]

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GM launches an eSUV, a PHEV and a small e-car in China

The General Motors brand Buick has launched its first all-electric SUV on the Chinese market called the Velite 7, along with the PHEV Velite 6. With its Chinese joint venture with SAIC and Wuling, GM is also offering a purely-electric ultra-small and low price electric car called the Hong Guang Mini EV. The Velite 7 […]

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