Electric touring series ETCR to start in 2020

As part of the presentation for the new electric race car CUPRA e-Racer by Seat, which took place at the finale of the GT Open and the TCR Europe, the announced touring series ECTR was officially presented. The most important detail: It will kick off in 2020. Further details to the racing calendar will follow […]

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WM Motor to pick up $288 million in additional funding

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The Chinese EV startup WM Motor is set to pick up at least 2 billion Yuan in a new round of financing, according to a Reuters report. The money will be used to finance further company expansion. Among the investors are the Chinese tech giants Baidu and Tencent, as well as Sequoia Capital China and […]

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Uniti to build pilot factory for Uniti One in UK

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The Swedish electric vehicle startup Uniti has announced their intention to construct a pilot factory for their upcoming city EV in the British Silverstone Park. It will be used to manufacture the Uniti One and serve as a pilot programme for licensed factories around the world, according to the manufacturer. Uniti is planning to have […]

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Updates to Tesla Model Y and ride-share plans

Next to the Q3 numbers presented last night, in which it was shown that the popular Model 3 helped push Tesla to profitability thanks to record sales, there have been further updates to the Model Y and the ride-sharing plans, as well as Tesla’s plans for Europe and China. Regarding the Model Y, Tesla plans […]

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Apple patents self-driving electric cars forming peloton

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Apple has given up on project Titan that looked as if they were building their own electric car for a while. Now the Giga-Corporation filed for a patent that describes an electric car formation with a term from road cycling: Peloton. The idea is for self-driving electric vehicles to line up automatically is a function […]

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Dyson decides to build electric cars in Singapore

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Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson has picked the spot for the electric car factory: Singapore. They want to break ground before the year’s end with the first EV to rival Tesla to roll of the lines by 2021. The choice builds on Dyson’s extensive workforce in the city state that is also the world’s second-largest container […]

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CAM study shows China continues EV growth

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China’s dominance of the electric mobility market still continues unabated. This is one of the results of the newest industry research report by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) regarding sales trends in the most important global automobile markets. The study concerns itself with the period from the first to the third quarter of 2018, […]

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Thunder Power moves into Belgian factory

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The Taiwanese company has officially taken over a former Caterpillar factory in the Walloon area of Belgium in order to set up production for a small EV named Chloe. The company also took the opportunity to present their BEV. The electric city car will feature a 50 kWh capacity battery, allowing for a NEDC range […]

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo will go serial

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The Mission E Cross Turismo, first introduced as a concept at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, will go into serial production as a derivative model of Porsche’s first electric vehicle, the Taycan. CEO Oliver Blume officially proclaimed that the board has given the green light for the serial production of the concept Cross Turismo. For […]

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SAIC-VW building factory for MEB BEVs

Volkswagen and their joint venture partner SAIC has begun constructing a factory in China for battery electric vehicles based on the new Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB). The factory will take up operation in October 2020, and cost about $2.5 billion to build. The partners then intend to manufacture up to 300,000 MEB electric vehicles […]

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