Category : Automobil

Mercedes launches AMG version of the C-Class as a PHEV - with 13 km electric range

Mercedes launches AMG version of the C-Class as a PHEV - with 13 km electric range

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the C 63 S E Performance, a 500 kW plug-in hybrid offshoot of the C-Class with know-how from Formula 1, which will be launched as a saloon and estate, but the development of the electric part of the powertrain was clearly focused on boosting performance.

Tesla Model 3: LFP battery vulnerable to cold?

Tesla Model 3: LFP battery vulnerable to cold?

The first Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+) from China have now arrived in Europe, but the new battery with LFP cells is showing weaknesses in the current low temperatures, according to initial reports in Chinese media. However, the sources are thin.

Opel Mokka-e partially sold out until September 2021

Opel Mokka-e partially sold out until September 2021

The Opel Mokka-e isn't scheduled for delivery until March 2021, but the rush for the small e-SUV is apparently so great that some variants will be sold out by September 2021.

BMW launches "My BMW" app with new e-functions

BMW launches "My BMW" app with new e-functions

BMW has unveiled a new generation of apps. The "My BMW" app replaces the "Connected" app and is primarily intended to offer an expanded range of functions for electrified vehicles.

Audi Q3 PHEV can be ordered as of January

Audi Q3 PHEV can be ordered as of January

Audi will start pre-sales for its next plug-in hybrid models in the second week of January: the Q3 45 TFSI e and the Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI e. The PHEV powertrain of the two SUV derivatives is known.

Polestar opens three more "Spaces"

Polestar opens three more "Spaces"

Volvo's electric brand plans to open three more Polestar Spaces in Germany before the end of December, with showrooms in Cologne, Stuttgart and Hamburg to follow the launch in Düsseldorf.

Daimler Supervisory Board approves investments of €70 billion

Daimler Supervisory Board approves investments of €70 billion

Daimler's Supervisory Board has given CEO Ola Källenius the green light for an investment package worth more than €70 billion, a sum Daimler plans to invest in research and development as well as property, plant and equipment from 2021 to 2025, in particular to drive forward electrification and digitization.

Sono Motors cooperates with Rosberg on chassis development

Sono Motors cooperates with Rosberg on chassis development

Sono Motors has announced its chassis development collaboration with Team Rosberg Engineering (TRE), covering the development, simulation and production of a suspension and chassis system.

Clear field for Opel Zafira-e Life and its siblings

Clear field for Opel Zafira-e Life and its siblings

The PSA Group and Toyota are now offering the Opel Zafira passenger van and its derivatives with electric instead of diesel engines. This works really well - although not for all applications. Reporter Christoph M. Schwarzer subjected the Opel minibus to an analysis.

DS gives details of DS 4 PHEV / production at Opel

DS gives details of DS 4 PHEV / production at Opel

PSA brand DS Automobiles has released the first official information on its new plug-in hybrid DS 4. The compact premium model will be the brand's first model to be produced on German soil, namely at group sister Opel in Rüsselsheim, starting next year.

BMW also announces departure from Formula E

BMW also announces departure from Formula E

A few days after Audi, BMW has also announced its withdrawal from Formula E. The Munich-based company will end its involvement in the electric racing series at the end of the coming season in order to sharpen its focus on series production.

Audi increases electric budget to 15 billion euros

Audi increases electric budget to 15 billion euros

Following in the footsteps of the Volkswagen Group, the Audi brand has now also approved its investment planning round for 2021 to 2025, which provides for a total of around €35 billion, in particular for future vehicle projects.