Tesla to launch Shanghai production before end of the year

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Tesla has now officially placed the foundation stone for the so-called Gigafactory 3 in China, which will produce both batteries and the electric vehicles in which they will be used in future. The plan is to complete the first construction measures by this summer. CEO Elon Musk was further speaking of launching production in the […]

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Polestar teases their performance BEV

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Polestar has released a first teaser photo of their first all-electric model, which is to be fully unveiled “in the coming weeks”. In addition, Volvo’s performance brand has released the first performance data of the Polestar 2.   According to the data, the electric sedan will feature around 294 kW output performance. The range is […]

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Tesla Model 3 can now be ordered in Europe

The Californians have officially opened up their configurator for selected nations in Europe. This means that now the all-wheel-drive Model 3 with the long-range setup can be ordered in the German language DACH region, as well as other left-hand drive countries. The roll-out for the European market is following the plan, according to the manufacturers. […]

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GAC completes EV industrial park

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The Chinese vehicle manufacturer GAC has completed the construction of their industrial park for electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the city of Guangzhou. Production is scheduled to start in May. In addition, GAC Motor and Aisin AW intend to establish a joint venture for drive modules.   The capacity for the park will initially […]

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General Motors hits 200,000 EV milestone

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General Motors has passed the 200,000 electric and hybrid vehicles sold mile stone in the last quarter of 2018. This means that the subsidies for GM BEVs and PHEVs will be lowered starting in the second quarter of 2019. Starting in April, the subsidies for GM EVs will be reduced to 3,750 dollars (around 3,297 […]

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Model 3 production for Europe launched

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According to CEO Elon Musk, Tesla will be producing significant numbers of the Model 3 for the European market starting this January, as well as launching deliveries. China will also likely see the delivery start in the first quarter of the year, and the first photo of a Model 3 equipped with charging ports for […]

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Tesla delivers 90,700 vehicles in Q4 of 2018

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The Californian company has released the production and delivery numbers for the fourth quarter of 2018. According to their numbers, 86,555 electric vehicles were manufactured, and 90,700 Tesla vehicles were delivered. Looking at the entire year, Tesla managed to deliver a total of 242,240 electric vehicles. In detail, this was 145,846 Model 3, and 99,394 […]

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Tesla hires Wilson-Thompson and Ellison for board

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Tesla has hired the former Walgreens human resource head Kathleen Wilson-Thompson and the Oracle founder Larry Ellison as new independent directors for the board. Furthermore, Tesla has founded a leasing company in China, as well as having manufactured a total of more than 155,000 Model 3. Regarding the board of directors at Tesla, the EV […]

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Nio premiers latest electric SUV ES6 in Shanghai

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The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio presents its second model. The new ES6 is an electric SUV as well, but more compact and affordable than the ES8. The ES6 will be available as a five-seater or seven-seater and in different performance versions. Nio launched the ES6 in Shanghai this weekend and thus confirmed the specification […]

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