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From the beginning of 2022, the electric versions of Peugeot's 208 and 2008 models will have a higher WLTP range - of up to 22 kilometres. This will be made possible by changes to the software, but also to the hardware.
Chinese electric car maker Xpeng has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2021, with sales from July to September rising to around 5.72 billion yuan (around 800 million euros), but net loss also increasing to just under 1.59 billion yuan (around 220 million euros).
Italian electric vehicle manufacturer Tazzari has unveiled three new light electric vehicles at the Eicma show in Milan, including a two-seater city car, a van and a retro-style four-seater buggy.
Polestar has previewed the final design of the Polestar 5 as part of a documentary series on YouTube. The electric four-door performance GT, based on the Polestar Precept concept car, is set to launch in 2024.
Renault has taken a 21 percent stake in French electric motor specialist Whylot. The investment does not come without notice: a joint project has already been underway since the summer.
Cadillac has begun pre-sales of its first electric model in China. The Lyriq SUV will initially go on sale there with rear-wheel drive in the Long Range variant. The model will be produced in China by the GM-SAIC joint venture. There is also news about the market launch of the Cadillac Lyriq in the US.
VW has started pre-sales of the ID.5. The coupe version of the VW ID.4, which was unveiled earlier this month, is available in Germany starting at a starting price of €46,515. However, it's difficult to say what the price will be after incentives at this time. In addition, the ID.5 GTX gets an even higher charging capacity than initially stated.
The Chinese joint venture of SAIC and General Motors has launched another electric subcompact car under the Wuling brand. The new Nano EV complements the Hongguang Mini EV, which is already very successful in China.
Audi has unveiled the production version of the all-electric Q5 e-tron for the Chinese market at the Guangzhou Auto Show. The electric SUV is based on the MEB and is built by the SAIC Volkswagen joint venture.