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Porsche enters the electric era with the Taycan

By Blagojce Krivevski Six billion euros in investments, 1,200 new employees for the launch of the Taycan alone, the ongoing development of Porsche Production 4.0 and an unparalleled knowledge campaign rolled out throughout the entire company: in firmly committing to electric mobility, the sports car manufacturer is undergoing a process of major change and once…

BMW, Northvolt and Umicore team up on EV battery recycling

By Blagojce Krivevski The BMW Group, Northvolt and Umicore have formed a joint technology consortium in order to work closely together on the continued development of a complete and sustainable value chain for battery cells for electrified vehicles in Europe. The project is seeking to press ahead with the sustainable industrialisation of battery cells in…

BMW Group sold over 97,500 plug-ins up to date, up 42%

By Blagojce Krivevski September deliveries of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles totalled 14,559 units worldwide, an increase of 35.0% on the same month last year and the highest monthly total ever for BMW Group. Sales in the year to date total 97,543 (+42.0%), once again confirming the BMW Group’s position as a…

Jaguar I-Pace gets new pedestrian warning sound

By Blagojce Krivevski With no engine sound, the electric Jaguar I-PACE required a new way to warn blind, visually impaired and other vulnerable road users it is approaching at low speed. Jaguar’s engineers have developed a sound that can be heard at speeds up to 20km/h (12.4 mph) and exceeds the 56dB(A) minimum required by…

Bollinger Motors Announces All-Electric B2 Pickup Truck

By Blagojce Krivevski Bollinger Motors unveiled a special preview of the company’s newest vehicle design: the all-electric, all-wheel drive B2 Pickup truck. The new street-legal B2 Pickup truck is the latest product of Bollinger Motors, gleaned from the company’s extensive development of the B1 Sport Utility Truck. As Bollinger Motors moves through the final stages…

EVBox and ChargePoint pave the way for fully electric future with ground-breaking global partnership

By Blagojce Krivevski EVBox and ChargePoint, two of the world’s leading providers of electric vehicle charging, announced a landmark roaming partnership that enables EV drivers to roam between charging networks, making EV charging more accessible than ever. The roaming partnership will enable drivers on the EVBox and ChargePoint networks to seamlessly access public charging spots…

Melfi Plant Prepares For Production Of New Jeep Renegade Plug-In Hybrid

By Blagojce Krivevski The FCA Melfi Plant in Italy is beginning preparations to produce the Jeep Renegade Plug-in Hybrid scheduled for market launch in early 2020. The Renegade PHEV will be produced alongside the Renegade and 500X full combustion engine products that are currently produced at the Melfi vehicle assembly plant. The pre-production units of…

Volkswagen And Stanford University Develop A Fuel Cell For The Future

By Blagojce Krivevski The fuel cell is regarded as a serious alternative to the classic electric car with battery cells. However, the biggest problem is the comparatively high cost of the technology. A partnership between Volkswagen and the prestigious Stanford University in the United States has now significantly reduced this disadvantage thanks to a newly…

September 2018 electrified sales in the US

By Blagojce Krivevski All major automakers reported September sales numbers for electrified vehicles. Numbers are considerably higher than the totals in September 2017. For the month, more than 44,400 electrified vehicles were sold compared to last year’s 21,516 vehicles. This means that more than 235,000 electrified vehicles have been delivered in the U.S. through the…

Honda Joins with Cruise and GM to Build New Autonomous Vehicle

By Blagojce Krivevski Cruise and General Motors announced today that they have joined forces with Honda to pursue the shared goal of transforming mobility through the large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicle technology. Honda will work jointly with Cruise and General Motors to fund and develop a purpose-built autonomous vehicle for Cruise that can serve a…

Jaguar Electrifies San Francisco With Test Drive Experience

By Blagojce Krivevski Jaguar North America is kicking off the Jaguar Electrifies Experience, a multi-city national tour, in San Francisco this week. To mark the premiere of the Experience, Jaguar has launched a marketing campaign across the San Francisco that includes billboards and branded VOLTA charging stations, as well as local vendor integrations. The Jaguar…

Paris Motor Show Preview: smart forease electric concept

By Blagojce Krivevski smart celebrates its 20 anniversary at the Paris Motor Show (4 to 14 October) with a show car that interprets and embodies urban driving fun in a refreshing way. The smart forease is extroverted and offers an uncomplicated solution for urban mobility. Seated under the open sky, the driver is at the…

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