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According to Chinese media, Zeekr, a premium electric brand belonging to the Geelys Group, plans to offer its first model, the Zeekr 001, in the EU from the beginning of 2023. By 2025, the brand plans to expand its range to seven models and export a total of 100,000 vehicles.
VW will begin mass production of the ID.4 in the U.S. in September or October 2022, according to its North America chief, and there will likely be slight differences from the European-built examples of the E-SUV.
Turkish automaker Togg is looking to further expand its lineup of electric models, with four more vehicles to follow its previously unveiled C-segment SUV, which the company says will launch in the first quarter of 2023. A sedan study was just on display at CES.
VinFast has presented five electric car models at the CES in Las Vegas. The electric cars are called VF 5, VF 6, VF 7, VF 8 and VF 9. But not all models are new, partly only the name has been changed.
Micro Mobility Systems has postponed the start of production of the Microlino until mid-March 2022, citing ongoing bottlenecks in the global supply chain. The first 500 vehicles will also be built as a special edition model.
BMW is now offering its iX electric SUV in three variants in China. In addition to the iX xDrive 50, the iX M60 and iX xDrive 40 are now also going on sale there, making the full range of the large E-SUV available in the important Chinese market.
GAC Aion, the e-car offshoot of China's GAC Group, is building a second plant with a capacity of 200,000 vehicles per year. The new plant, whose construction is expected to be completed by December 2022, according to Chinese media, would double GAC Aion's production capacity.
US stellantis brand Chrysler has unveiled its Airflow Concept at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), giving a glimpse of its electric future. Chrysler aims to launch its first BEV model by 2025 and offer an all-electric vehicle range by 2028.