Autonomous 2-in-1 electric van by Daimler (video)

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Daimler is looking to get ready for future urban transport – in any form. Their latest concept is double-sided, and not “just” autonomous and electric. The “Vision Urbanetic” can be transformed from minibus to delivery van in less than two minutes. This versatility is made possible through an interchangeable chassis. Daimler calls the two versions […]

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Tesla and BMW square off in sales battle

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Tesla sold more Model 3 in the USA during August than BMW sold all car models combined.  According to the estimate, about 17,800 Tesla Model 3 were sold during the past month. BMW, on the other hand, managed to sell a total of 14,450 vehicles during the same period. The calculation does have some nuances, […]

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Uniti plans to manufacture BEVs in Australia

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The Swedish EV startup has announced plans to begin manufacturing their compact battery-electric Uniti One in Australia in the future. An annual capacity of up to 10,000 units are expected. The two-seater will begin production in Adelaide in 2020. A local partner was not named by the startup. It is clear what the vehicle will […]

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BMW iX3 reservable in Norway starting now

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As of the 01. September, it is possible to reserve the fully electric BMW iX3 in Norway for a down payment of 15,000 Norwegian Krone (about €1,550). The final purchase price, however, has still not been announced. The start of serial production is estimated for 2020. Norway is commonly the first choice for automobile manufacturers […]

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Tesla Model 3 VINs suggest European launch coming soon

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Tesla has registered what is possibly the first Model 3 VIN in Europe. This would match the company goal to begin delivering to other continents in the first half of 2019. The production volume in the USA is not continuing the expected linear progression. The hint at serial delivery of the Model 3’s to Europe […]

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Audi picks up mass serial production of e-tron

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Audi is starting with their mass serial production of the e-tron in Brussels today. The world premiere for the electric SUV will be in San Francisco on the 17th of September. Originally, the presentation had been planned to take place in Brussels at the end of August, before it was moved across the world. The […]

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Chery plans to sell e-SUV in Europe starting 2020

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The Chinese automobile manufacturer Chery plans to offer their electric SUV, which was initially presented at the IAA 2017, on the European market starting in 2020, according to CEO Chen Anning. Furthermore, Chery is planning on opening a research centre in Frankfurt, Germany. “Several hundreds of employees” will be working there, focusing on technology and […]

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Sono Motors aims for 200,000 Sion units

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The plans of the Munich-based startup are apparently more ambitious than originally anticipated. Through a contract manufacturer, they intend to produce a total of 200,000 units of the solar electric car Sion. The announcement was made by Sono’s COO Thomas Hausch, who added that the production plans were on schedule for the market launch at […]

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Dyson invests in test tracks for EV programme

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The company known for their vacuums is continuing their drive towards producing electric cars, and have set their sights on Hullavington Airfield in Wiltshire to set up a test track for their future vehicles. For a price of 200 million pounds (220 million euros), Dyson will set up six test driving tracks with a total […]

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