Category : Automobil

Tesla Model Y: Dynamic E-SUV for two customer groups

Tesla Model Y: Dynamic E-SUV for two customer groups

No segment is as popular worldwide as the compact SUV, and the range of models is correspondingly large. Can the Tesla Model Y stand out from the competition? Here is our driving report.

Sony shows off new e-car and looks at market entry

Sony shows off new e-car and looks at market entry

Sony unveiled its second electric car prototype at this year's CES - an evolved e-SUV of the familiar sedan. Unlike in 2020, the chances of series production are now much better - Sony says it plans to explore this move soon.

BMW iX M60 starts at 130,200 euros

BMW iX M60 starts at 130,200 euros

BMW has unveiled its first M model designed from the outset for electric mobility. The iX M60 is the third, even more powerful model variant and has now been unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, with a global market launch scheduled for June 2022.

Ford increases production of the electric F-150 again

Ford increases production of the electric F-150 again

Ford has again increased its production target for the all-electric F-150 Lightning, with plans to nearly double production to 150,000 units of the electric vehicle annually at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn - to meet high demand.

Aiways appoints new CEO and probably changes strategy

Aiways appoints new CEO and probably changes strategy

Chinese electric car maker Aiways is reshuffling its management team in a bid to gain more market share in its home market.According to local media reports, Aiways has secured a new round of funding worth hundreds of millions of dollars, involving a major shake-up of its management team - and arguably a change in strategy.

Norway: 13,803 new electric cars in December

Norway: 13,803 new electric cars in December

In Norway, 13,803 new electric cars were registered in December, making up 67.1 percent of all new registrations. In addition, there were 4,706 new plug-in hybrids. Norway's most successful model in December was the Tesla Model Y, with 2,379 registrations.

Mercedes Vision EQXX: More range thanks to high efficiency

Mercedes Vision EQXX: More range thanks to high efficiency

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new electric concept car, the Vision EQXX, at CES. As with previous CES studies from the Stuttgart-based company, the Vision EQXX is not a concrete harbinger of a production model - but is nevertheless intended to provide a glimpse of a whole range of technologies that could make production vehicles more economical.

Rivian delays deliveries of large battery variant to 2023

Rivian delays deliveries of large battery variant to 2023

Rivian has delayed deliveries of its R1T and R1S models with the largest battery to 2023, saying the reason is that most of the roughly 71,000 pre-orders of the R1T and R1S in the U.S. and Canada have chosen the medium battery option and will be prioritized.

VW: ID.4 base model not available for order due to chip shortage

VW: ID.4 base model not available for order due to chip shortage

In the case of the VW ID.4, the basic Pure version can currently only be ordered with the more powerful 125 kW engine, the 109 kW basic engine is not configurable. The blame for the reduced offer for the ID.4 is apparently the chip shortage.

VinFast delivers first e-cars / Lohscheller leaves

VinFast delivers first e-cars / Lohscheller leaves

VinFast has delivered its first electric cars to customers in Vietnam, the VF e34 e-SUV, of which VinFast plans to deliver thousands more in January 2022. It was also announced that CEO Michael Lohscheller has resigned after just four months.

Smart removes EQ Forfour from its range

Smart removes EQ Forfour from its range

Smart has discontinued the EQ Forfour and now only offers the Smart EQ Fortwo and its convertible version. Production has now ended in December - heralding the upcoming new start as a joint venture with Geely.

Daimler significantly reduces stake in Denza

Daimler significantly reduces stake in Denza

Daimler will significantly reduce its stake in Denza, the electric car joint venture in China operated together with BYD, from 50 percent to ten percent. Accordingly, BYD will hold 90 percent of the shares in Denza in the future.

BYD may be working on electric convertible and PHEV station wagon

BYD may be working on electric convertible and PHEV station wagon

The Chinese manufacturer BYD is currently testing the prototype of a convertible with electric or plug-in hybrid drive in China. The prototype is likely to be an offshoot of the Han sedan. The prototype of a station wagon version of the Han was also photographed. However, the start of production for both models is open.