Stellantis reveals key details of electrification plans

The new 14-brand car company Stellantis has given more details about its electrification plans. These include four platforms for electrified models and more battery factories. Stellantis wants to substantially increase sales of electrified cars in Europe from 14 per cent this year, (around 400,000 vehicles), to up to 70 per cent in 2030. For the […]

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Rimac to open EV campus new Zagreb

Rimac Automobili, the Croatian technology and sports car company specialising in electric vehicles, has unveiled its design and project plans for a new state-of-the-art campus on the outskirts of Zagreb, which is scheduled to be operational in 2023. The company plans to employ over 2,500 people at the Rimac Campus, which will cover an area […]

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Panasonic sees bigger cells as key to affordable EVs but is skeptical of Tesla format change

In a rare interview, Panasonic’s EV battery boss provided a glimpse of the company’s response to the larger battery cells promoted by client Tesla. Speaking to Bloomberg, Yasuaki Takamoto said bigger cells are the key to affordable electric cars, but i…

Fiat cuts down production of the electric 500

Fiat will reduce the production of the all-electric Fiat 500 at its Mirafiori plant in Turin from 300 to 210 units per day as of next week because the manufacturer is having difficulties with battery supplies. Following the new schedule, the electric car will only be produced in a single shift from 19 April instead […]

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BYD introduces four BEVs fitted with the Blade Battery

BYD announces to equip all future pure electric models with its ‘Blade Battery’. The first new electric models to have the Blade batteries on board for the Chinese market are the Qin PLUS EV, the Song PLUS EV and the 2021 versions of the Tang EV and the e2. All four have BYD’s new battery […]

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