Prices are out for Bollinger’s off-road EVs

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The US-American electric car startup Bollinger Motors has revealed the prices of its first two models. Both the all-terrain vehicle B1 and the pickup truck B2 start at 125,000 dollars. For the money, drivers get a 120 kWh battery capacity, which should be enough for 200 miles (320 kilometres) of EPA range. The Bollinger’s top […]

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Toyota sets sights on China before hitting the European market

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While Toyota will offer their first high volume battery-electric cars in China next year due to the quotas there, Europeans will have to wait another two to three years before the vehicles are available for purchase. According to Vice President Shigeki Terashi, Toyota will not introduce the first pure electric cars in Europe until 2022 […]

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Tesla shows more growth and deliveries in Q3

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After two quarters of losses, Tesla closed the third quarter of 2019 with a profit. While sales were at the level of the previous quarter, the fresh business figures this time show a bottom-line improvement of 143 million US dollars. Investors and those interested in the industry were eagerly awaiting whether Tesla would be back […]

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Lexus to present their first BEV in November

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In November, Lexus will present its first battery electric vehicle. This is announced by the Toyota luxury brand at the Tokyo Motor Show, where Lexus is already presenting its “vision for the next generation of electrified vehicles” with the futuristic LF-30 Electrified Concept. The study is a purely electrically powered gullwing door with wheel hub […]

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Honda is speeding up their European electrification plans

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Three years earlier than initially announced, Honda intends to electrify all its core models in Europe. After the premiere of the Honda e, another fully electric model is set to follow. Honda announced this at an event in Amsterdam. “In 2016 Honda gave a strong commitment to electrification – with a clear focus on hybrids, […]

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Nissan presents new electric SUV Ariya

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan presented the all-electric concept Ariya. The electric SUV is officially declared as a concept car, but already provides a pretty concrete outlook on a future production model, which is expected in about two years. Nissan did not mention any details about the drive technology of the twin-engine electric model, […]

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Mazda introduces their first BEV

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Mazda has now officially unveiled its first battery electric model. The electric SUV MX-30 is equipped with a 35.5 kWh battery and can now be reserved. However, sales in Europe will not start until late 2020, with a First Edition starting at 33,990 Euros in Germany. Deliveries in Germany are set to launch in March, […]

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Audi rumoured to plan TT successor to rival Model 3

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According to a media report, the Audi TT could have a purely electric successor. The basic sporty design is to be retained, but it is not only the drive technology that will be subject to a concept change. In addition, Audi is apparently planning a direct rival to the Tesla Model 3. As the “Auto […]

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Toyota introduces their e-TNGA platform

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New details have become known about the e-TNGA platform planned by Toyota for future battery electric models. Toyota wants to cover series ranging from small electric cars with a range of 300 kilometres to larger electric SUVs with a range of 600 kilometres with one platform. The purely electric platform will be based on the […]

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GM rumoured to electrify pickups & SUVs

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General Motors is apparently planning a whole series of electric pickup trucks and SUVs to be produced at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant. This could result in significantly more electric models coming onto the market than expected. This is reported by the news agency Reuters. GM’s so-called BT1 program includes an electric pickup for the GMC brand […]

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