Tesla drops Model 3 prices in Europe

Prices have been reduced for the Tesla Model 3 in several European countries. In France, prices even dropped by up to 6,190 euros for the Standard Range+ variant. The largest reduction in price has been given in France, where the Standard Range+ variant dropped by 6,190 euros from 49,990 euros to 43,800 euros. This doubly […]

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Porsche releases the RWD Taycan

While the Porsche Taycan with rear-wheel drive is already available in China, dealerships in Germany, the US and the UK are now to follow. With rear-wheel drive and the optional battery, the basic Taycan is the version of the model series with the longest range. In Germany, prices start at 83,520 euros. The Porsche Taycan […]

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Thomas Ulbrich stays with VW after all

Volkswagen has restructured the Board of Management of its core passenger car brand. Frank Welsch, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Development, moves from the brand to the Group and will take charge of the new Group Quality Management and Strategy department. The board member responsible for technical development of the VW Passenger […]

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Tesla Model Y deliveries officially launch in China

Tesla has officially started deliveries of the Model Y built in China. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the European Model Y in Grünheide continue – the plant could become larger than initially thought. But there are also increasing indications that the Model S and Model X will soon be refreshed. In China, invitations to […]

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Mercedes tripled PHEV & BEV car sales in 2020

Mercedes-Benz Cars more than tripled its sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in 2020 as they sold 160,000 plug-in hybrids and fully electric vehicles worldwide (+228.8%). This includes around 87,000 units in the fourth quarter. The share of battery-electric and hybrid vehicles rose to 7.4%. In 2019, the figure was just two per cent. […]

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Germany records 43,000 new BEV registrations in December

The KBA recorded over 43,000 new registrations of purely electric cars in Germany in December. Compared to the same month last year, electric cars thus increased by a full 660 per cent. According to the KBA’s current figures – detailed registration figures will be published on Friday – a total of 194,163 new electric cars […]

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