Geely shows off new BEV & PHEV models for China

Geely presented a new SUV model based on the CMA platform at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Xingyue L will also get an electrified version later. There is also a new BEV version of the ‘Geometry A’ and a plug-in hybrid from Lynk & Co. The new CMA model is unique because unlike many of […]

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Genesis presents battery-electric version of the G80

Hyundai’s premium brand Genesis has shown its first all-battery electric model at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Genesis Electrified G80 is the electric variant of the well-known G80 luxury sedan and will be offered exclusively with all-wheel-drive. The vehicle combines two electric motors, each with 136 kW of power and 350 Nm of torque on […]

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Toyota presents the bZ4X battery-electric concept

Toyota presented the Toyota bZ4X Concept at Auto Shanghai, providing a preview of the Japanese brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. The study, developed by Toyota together with Subaru, is expected to go into series production in mid-2022. The all-wheel-drive mid-size SUV is built on the e-TNGA modular platform developed specifically for battery-electric vehicles and is the […]

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Volkswagen presents the ID.6 for China

At the Auto Shanghai, VW has presented the ID.6, the third model in the ID. family for the Chinese market. Like the ID.4, the all-electric MEB-based family SUV with room for up to seven passengers is available in two versions. The ID.6 Crozz from the FAW Volkswagen joint venture will roll off the production line […]

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Audi gives preview of electric A6 for 2023 in Shanghai

Audi has just presented the A6 e-tron concept at Auto China in Shanghai. Although it adopts the familiar model designation of the combustion engine, the A6 e-tron is based on the PPE, i.e. an all-electric platform. It seems the electric car’s chances of going into series production are good since Audi already mentions a concrete […]

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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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Mercedes EQB: a compact seven-seater with combi-van qualities

Mercedes has just presented its second compact electric SUV, the EQB, at Auto China in Shanghai. Despite similar technology, Mercedes’ new electric car promises to be more than just an angular version of the EQA. The German carmaker even ascribes the five-or seven-seater the “qualities of a compact estate car”. In short, the EQB is […]

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Geely brand presents its first electric car as Zeekr 001

Geely’s premium electric brand Zeekr has officially unveiled its first model, the Zero Concept presented last year and now in the production version. Geely considers the Zeekr 001 an all-electric “shooting brake” ready to hit the markets in China this autumn. Geely envisions deliveries in other countries by 2022. The Zeekr electric car uses Geely’s […]

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