ZSW analysis shows global number of EVs at 7.9 million

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In 2019, the worldwide stock of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with battery-electric drives or with range extenders, as well as plug-in hybrid drives has increased to around 7.9 million, 2.3 million more than a year ago. The figures are taken from a recent survey by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research […]

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Nio launches production of the EC6

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has started production of its third model after the ES8 and ES6. The start of production at the indebted company is also made possible thanks to a framework agreement with the city of Hefei, which is providing Nio with a billion-euro cash injection. The EC6, announced in January, is […]

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e.GO Mobile presents 2 Life derivatives in Geneva

The German electric car start-up e.GO Mobile will be presenting the e.GO Life Concept Cross at the Geneva Motor Show, which is to be launched as a limited small series in 2021. In addition, the company will also be showing the near-series sports version e.GO Life Sport. With the Life Concept Cross, the company itself […]

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Tesla’s CATL partnership in China is a strategic play that sets the stage for market domination

Tesla’s deal with battery supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) for its Made-in-China Model 3 is a strategic move that will deepen the company’s roots in the world’s largest automotive market. CATL is expected to supply a “zero cobalt” prismatic lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries that the carmaker would use in its Model 3 […]

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Chevrolet launches Menlo EV sales in China

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Chevrolet has started selling its first all-electric model on the Chinese market. The Menlo EV is a fully electric SUV with a NEDC range of up to 410 kilometers and is available at prices starting at 159,900 yuan (approx. 21,000 euros) after the government subsidy. The most expensive of the four variants comes at a […]

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Dacia to launch its city car electric debut within two years

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Renault has now officially confirmed that the first electric model from its Rumanian subsidiary Dacia will come out within the next two years. There are a number of indications that this will be the modified version of the Renault City K-ZE electric compact car offered in China for the European market. A document on the […]

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