Volkswagen plans to make and sell the ID.3 in China

VW plans to launch the ID.3 in China at the end of 2021. So far the ID.3 has only been available in Europe. According to a report in German media, Volkswagen has already determined where in China they will build the ID.3. Automobilwoche revealed this development citing  Christian Dahlheim, head of Volkswagen Group sales. “In […]

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BMW puts 400 million euros into Munich plant

BMW announced that it would invest 400 million euros in a new vehicle assembly line for its main plant in Munich as they gear up for electric car production. For this, the company’s combustion engine production will have to make way. The future vehicle assembly and its production processes will be designed for the new […]

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Mini presents electric concept Vision Urbanaut

In the context of the digital event NEXTGen, Mini presented an electrical design study, which should embody a “completely new form of a spatial vision”. Thereby the designers want to use the possibilities which the flat electric vehicle drive offers. According to the communication, the consistent “purpose built” design for the electric drive and automated […]

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Mercedes fits the EQC with an 11kW charger

Mercedes-Benz has given the EQC a small upgrade for the new model year which might prove interesting for many customers. The electric SUV now has an 11 kW water-cooled onboard charger ex-works that should reduce the AC charging time by several hours. According to the German carmaker, the 80 kWh battery can now be charged […]

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Tesla to join S&P 500 stock market in December

Tesla shares are now included in the S&P 500 stock market index after all. Tesla’s inclusion will take place on 21 December. In addition, Tesla has apparently found a new construction manager for the Gigafactory in Grünheide within its own ranks. The S&P 500 is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of […]

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Volkswagen aims for 2023 with electric station wagon

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After VW announced that the electric model Aero will also be built in Emden from 2023 in the course of its latest investment planning round, CEO Ralf Brandstätter has now revealed further details: The model will be launched as the Aero B and the Aero B Shooting Brake two years later than originally planned. The […]

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Kia could be planning a fully electric Sportage

Kia plans to offer the new generation of its compact SUV Sportage not only as a mild hybrid, full hybrid and plug-in hybrid, but also as a purely electric version. Doubts remain, however, because of earlier statements by a senior Kia manager. According to Spanish media reports, the Kia e-Sportage will be part of the […]

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Order launch for Toyota Proace Verso Electric minibus

Toyota presented the Proace Verso Electric, the minibus version of the Proace Electric van. The order books are scheduled to open this month and the first deliveries in Europe are scheduled to start in March 2021. Prices and full specifications will be announced at the sales launch. The Japanese car manufacturer is revealing further details […]

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Genesis to offer inductive charging for their first BEV

The Hyundai premium brand Genesis wants to offer an optional inductive charging system for its first purely electric model eG80. So much was reported by Korean media referring to industry circles. However, the inductive charging system is probably not a proprietary development. As ETNews reports, Hyundai is to cooperate with WiTricity in this respect. “Considering […]

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Citroën UK tests the waters for the Ami electric car

Citroën UK has launched a website for UK customers to gauge interest in potential plans to sell the ‘Ami’ small electric city car in the UK.  While the small electric vehicle has already found use for adaption by the Moroccan postal service, PSA is still undecided on whether to set up a variant for the […]

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