Category : Automobil

Mercedes invests two billion euros in E-conversion of assembly plants

Mercedes invests two billion euros in E-conversion of assembly plants

Mercedes-Benz has announced billions of euros of investment in its European assembly plants to equip them for the shift to electric cars by the end of the decade, with production of vehicles on the new electric platforms due to be introduced from 2025.

Renault increases Zoe prices by eleven percent

Renault increases Zoe prices by eleven percent

Renault has raised the price of its Zoe electric model in Germany, with the base version now costing €36,840, up €3,700 from €33,140. However, the Zoe is still not available to order in this country after Renault Germany imposed an order freeze in March.

Nio slightly curbs losses in Q1

Nio slightly curbs losses in Q1

Chinese electric car maker Nio has released its financials for the first quarter of 2022, with shipments and consequently revenue up, but still in the red.

BMW could also bring E-Mini from China to the USA

BMW could also bring E-Mini from China to the USA

According to a media report, the electric Mini planned jointly with Great Wall could also be exported to the U.S. market. According to previous plans, the cars were to be sold primarily in China.

Qiantu shows two-seater compact electric car for China

Qiantu shows two-seater compact electric car for China

Chinese car brand Qiantu Motor is back with an affordable compact electric car, the Qiantu K20, which has now gone on pre-sale in China at prices ranging from 86,800 to 149,800 yuan (the equivalent of around 12,200 to 21,100 euros).

China: NEV sales pick up significantly

China: NEV sales pick up significantly

Sales of new energy vehicles in China increased by around 50 percent in May compared to April, reaching 421,000 units. After a weak April, the Chinese market was able to return to the growth trend with the second-best monthly result of the year.

MG shows first pictures of the MG4 compact electric car

MG shows first pictures of the MG4 compact electric car

SAIC brand MG Motor has released the first images of its announced rival to the VW ID.3. The electric compact has been unveiled in China as the MG Mulan and will be launched outside China as the MG4.

VW brings another all-wheel drive version of the ID.4

VW brings another all-wheel drive version of the ID.4

VW is adding another all-wheel drive version to the all-electric ID.4 range. Called the ID.4 Pro 4Motion, it is based on the ID.4 Pro Performance but comes with a system output of 195 kW thanks to the second electric motor.

Mercedes expands subscription offer to include the EQE

Mercedes expands subscription offer to include the EQE

Mercedes-Benz is now also offering its all-electric EQE on a subscription basis. Customers can choose between two subscription variants for the EQE subscription, as with the other models.

Cupra shows e-small car study closer to series production

Cupra shows e-small car study closer to series production

Cupra has delivered a new preview of its UrbanRebel all-electric small car planned for 2025, with the new concept car being much closer to production than the UrbanRebel Concept unveiled in 2021.

Polestar 3: Premiere in October 2022

Polestar 3: Premiere in October 2022

Electric car maker Polestar has revealed an undisguised image of its first SUV model Polestar 3 for the first time, announcing its world premiere along with an order launch date of October 2022, but Polestar is still being sparse with further info.

Olymp Cars wants to build electric vehicles on its own platform

Olymp Cars wants to build electric vehicles on its own platform

A new electric car brand has been announced in the form of Olymp Cars. The Vienna-based company is planning a range of vehicles based on its own platform called Hephaistos, with model names taken from Greek mythology. According to media reports, the first vehicles will be unveiled in spring 2023.

Ford plans direct sales of e-cars - in the USA

Ford plans direct sales of e-cars - in the USA

Ford plans to offer its e-cars only through direct sales at fixed prices in the future. Ford CEO Jim Farley has now announced this, at least for the North American market. However, it is still unclear when this will be implemented and whether the new sales system could be extended to other markets outside North America.