Geely plans a CO2-neutral Polestar plant in China

Geely plans to build a new plant in the Chinese city of Chongqing, where electric cars will be produced for the Polestar brand. The new plant is reported to plan production capacities for “30,000 premium electric vehicles” annually. The targeted production numbers were reported by Reuters with reference to two people with direct knowledge of […]

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Tesla fires Giga-Berlin project manager Horetsky

According to a report in the German media, Tesla has dismissed the project manager responsible for the construction of Giga-Berlin, Evan Horetsky. Reasons for the dismissal are unclear, but could apparently be due to a dispute over unpaid water bills. Elsewhere, Tesla has problems with customers in the Netherlands and authorities in China. The German […]

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Racing series ‘SuperCharge’ to take off in 2022

SuperCharge is the name of a new international racing series based on all-electric crossover road vehicles and has now announced its plans for the first time. After the anticipated start date in 2022, the races are to take place in major international cities. According to its own statements, the series is planning eight events to […]

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Byton CEO Daniel Kirchert quits

German CEO Daniel Kirchert has reportedly left the struggling electric car manufacturer Byton. Nevertheless, there is a glimmer of hope for Byton: potential investors are conducting a ‘due diligence’ review at the moment. The report, based on unnamed sources, states that a Chinese company is said to be among the interested parties. The outcome of […]

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Tesla starts exporting Chinese Model 3 units

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Tesla has now apparently started to export Model 3 produced in China to Europe – a first order from France already contains the reference ‘Model 3 – China’. In addition, not only the Model 3 is to receive additional range, but also the Model S and Model X. First, however, to the import of the […]

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Audi & FAW sign MoU on EV joint venture

Audi and FAW have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint production of electric vehicles based on the PPE platform, which Audi developed with Porsche. With FAW, the German Volkswagen brand wants to produce several purely electric Audi models for the Chinese market from 2024. According to Audi CEO Markus Duessmann, who is also […]

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Mullen Technologies has new plans

Mullen Technologies – the Californian-based startup that plans to sell Chinese-designed electric cars in the United States – has returned with new plans. Now there is a different first model and production plan. And not for the first time in the company’s history. After Mullen announced last year that it would produce the Chinese Qiantu […]

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