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Volvo and Polestar are each working on an all-electric compact SUV, according to a British media report. However, according to the report, these will not be built on the same platform, but will each be standalone. However, there are question marks.
Peugeot is set to become an all-electric car maker in Europe by 2030, according to brand boss Linda Jackson, but outside Europe Peugeot plans to continue offering internal combustion engine models beyond 2030.
Japanese automaker Toyota will develop a new vehicle platform with the acronym E3 just for European vehicles with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric powertrains, according to media reports. To speed up the process, the Japanese will apparently use existing technology in part.
The all-electric successor to the Volvo XC90 could be called Embla, and a hint from Volvo boss Hakan Samuelsson has now led to the potential model name for the US-built E-SUV.
Swedish electric car startup Uniti has returned with news after a lengthy communications hiatus, saying the pandemic has taken a toll on the company, and that a bridge financing deal promised for the end of November has been delayed - currently threatening the company's very existence.
Rumours of a European plant for US electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian have been circulating for some time, and while a production facility near Bristol in England was previously considered the favourite, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has now confirmed that talks are underway with Rivian about a very specific location in the country.
The Citroën ë-C4 is now another of the Stellantis Group's electric models to get more range - with a difference from the other models. The brand has also integrated a new feature on the C5 Aircross Hybrid PHEV model to increase electric driving shares.
Skoda has slightly adjusted the equipment of its MEB SUV Enyaq for the 2022 model year: all versions already have the maximum possible DC charging power ex works. Previously, this had to be ordered separately for an additional charge. In return, the base prices for three of the four versions also increase by 800 euros - the prices of some options have also been adjusted.
After several years of development, Bosch has now started large-scale production of power semiconductors made of silicon carbide (SiC) in Reutlingen, Germany. In parallel, the further development of the semiconductors and the expansion of production capacities are already underway.
ADAC's private leasing program has added the all-electric Polestar 2 to its lineup, and despite industry-high delivery times, the first vehicles are expected to be delivered as early as February.
The VW plant in Osnabrück has the chance to produce an electric convertible, as group boss Herbert Diess has now announced. According to this, there are not only corresponding considerations at the Volkswagen brand, but also at Audi.