Category : Automobil

Mercedes-AMG shows design study of an e-coupé

Mercedes-AMG shows design study of an e-coupé

Mercedes-AMG is giving a glimpse of its all-electric future with a design study that has now been unveiled. The Vision AMG is a four-door e-coupé whose shell houses the standalone AMG.EA platform, which is currently being developed in Affalterbach for all-electric performance models.

BMW plans to double production of electrified vehicles in Dingolfing

BMW plans to double production of electrified vehicles in Dingolfing

At the BMW plant in Dingolfing, production of electrified vehicles is to be more than doubled this year from the current level of just under 20,000 to over 40,000 vehicles, with the all-electric BMW iX being one of the vehicles to contribute to this.

Aptera reports 7,000 reservations and fresh capital

Aptera reports 7,000 reservations and fresh capital

US-based Aptera Motors has closed a $4 million (around €3.3 million) Series A funding round and reported more than 7,000 reservations received for its three-wheeled solar electric car, which has been available for pre-order since December 2020.

Geely apparently planning its own electric car subsidiary

Geely apparently planning its own electric car subsidiary

Chinese carmaker Geely is apparently looking to spin off product planning, marketing and sales of electric vehicles into an independent company, with yet-to-be-established subsidiary Lingling Technologies primarily focused on development, marketing and sales.

Nissan presents third generation of the Qashqai

Nissan presents third generation of the Qashqai

Nissan has unveiled the third generation of the Qashqai compact SUV. The new edition of the best-seller is the first Nissan model in Europe to come with an optional e-Power hybrid drive system, in which the petrol engine is used exclusively to generate electricity, while the electric motor alone is responsible for driving the wheels.

Toyota Mirai: Comfortable sedan with only one standout feature

Toyota Mirai: Comfortable sedan with only one standout feature

The second generation of the Toyota Mirai goes on sale on 1 March. We were able to drive the fuel cell sedan in advance for a first test. The model is convincing in some aspects, but in other areas the Mirai quickly runs out of arguments.

Honda HR-V only available as full hybrid in Europe

Honda HR-V only available as full hybrid in Europe

Honda presents the new generation of its compact SUV HR-V, which will be launched in Europe at the end of this year. The new HR-V will be the next model after the small car Jazz that Honda will offer in Europe only with hybrid drive.

Tesla lowers US base price of Model 3 and Model Y

Tesla lowers US base price of Model 3 and Model Y

Tesla has lowered base prices in the U.S. for the entry-level Model 3 and Model Y - by $1,000 to $36,990 for the Model 3 Standard Range+ and by $2,000 to $39,900 for the Model Y Standard Range. The performance models, however, have become more expensive.

McLaren shows PHEV sports car Artura

McLaren shows PHEV sports car Artura

British sports car manufacturer McLaren has unveiled its first production model with plug-in hybrid drive. The Artura super sports car combines - for the first time at McLaren - a six-cylinder petrol engine with an electric motor. The McLaren Artura is already available to order - at prices starting at 226,000 euros.

Mercedes-Benz EQC gets new base and sports version

Mercedes-Benz EQC gets new base and sports version

Mercedes-Benz is sending two new variants of the EQC to dealers in May: a base model configured uniformly throughout Europe at list prices from €66,068 and a new sports version that will round off the model range upwards in future at prices from €73,208.

Renault considers LFP batteries for the Renault 5

Renault considers LFP batteries for the Renault 5

In order to sell the production version of the all-electric Renault 5 Prototype, scheduled for 2023, at a profit, Renault is considering using LFP batteries, with a price range of between €20,000 and €30,0000.

VW: Price increase probably "CO2-oriented

VW: Price increase probably "CO2-oriented

After VW last raised prices in Germany in May 2020, the next price round is likely to take place at the beginning of March. According to a media report, electric cars will be exempt from this, while the price increase for combustion engines will be "CO2-oriented".

Opel Mokka-e probably available again in all variants

Opel Mokka-e probably available again in all variants

Delivery problems with the Mokka-e are a thing of the past, according to Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller, who indicated in an interview that any customer who orders a Mokka-e now should still receive their vehicle in 2021.