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1200 hp Drako GTE electric supercar coming this August

By Blagojce Krivevski Silicon Valley EV startup Drako Motors released first details of its limited production electric supercar – Drako GTE. Drako Motors says the all-electric GTE will make its first public debut on August 16th, 2019 at the prestigious Quail Motorsports Gathering among select invited guests. The Drako GTE will have four motors that…

First Chinese customers take delivery of the NIO ES6 electric SUV

By Blagojce Krivevski NIO officially began delivery of the 5-seater high-performance, long-range, electric SUV, NIO ES6, to its users. NIO ES6 Premier Edition vehicles were delivered to users in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. NIO Founder, Chairman and CEO, William Li, noted, “The ES6 is NIO’s second mass production model, which we launched after the ES8….

New Renault ZOE: increased range, greater performance, enhanced tech

By Blagojce Krivevski With increased power and range, a host of technological improvements and distinctive new looks, the New Renault ZOE is more desirable than ever. The launch of the third generation of Renault’s flagship vehicle in its 100% electric range is a major milestone in Renault’s commitment to large scale electric vehicle development. Seven…

StoreDot and BP Present World-First Full Charge of an Electric Vehicle in Five Minutes

By Blagojce Krivevski Israel-based StoreDot and its strategic partner BP demonstrated a live, full-charge of an electric scooter in just five minutes. An electric scooter equipped with StoreDot’s ultra-fast charging battery demonstrated that this technology can charge an electric vehicle in only five minutes. This proof-of-concept represents a major milestone for ultra-fast charging battery technology…

Volkswagen invests €900 million in Northvolt

By Blagojce Krivevski Volkswagen AG is investing some €900 million in joint battery activities with Northvolt AB. Part of the sum is intended for a joint venture with the Swedish battery cell producer, a further share will go directly to Northvolt AB. In return, Volkswagen will acquire about 20 percent of the shares in Northvolt…

The new BMW 330e Touring plug-in hybrid revealed

By Blagojce Krivevski The sixth generation of the BMW 3 Series Touring will be unveiled to the public for the first time on 25-27 June 2019 via the new BMW Group #NEXTGen presentation platform at BMW Welt in Munich and then it will make its motor show debut at Frankfurt in September. The new BMW…

ChargePoint, Electrify America Collaborate to Expand Public EV Charging Access

By Blagojce Krivevski ChargePoint and Electrify America announced a roaming partnership that will further expand access to EV charging across the United States. The interoperability agreement will allow drivers to seamlessly charge their EVs on public chargers between both networks using their existing account credentials to start a session, without incurring any additional fees. Beginning…

Toyota and Subaru Agree to co-develop EV-dedicated platform and all-electric SUV

By Blagojce Krivevski Toyota Motor Corporation and Subaru Corporation have agreed to jointly develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for midsize and large passenger vehicles and to jointly develop a C-segment-class BEV SUV model for sale under each company’s own brand. By combining their respective strengths, such as the all-wheel-drive technologies that…

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover to co-develop next-gen electrification technology

By Blagojce Krivevski As it develops its plans for the mobility of the future, the BMW Group is increasingly focusing on co-operations to help make next-level electrification technology more widely available to customers by the start of the coming decade. Cooperation between car manufacturers to share know-how and resources is important as the automotive industry…

Opel Corsa-e priced at €29,900 in Germany

By Blagojce Krivevski With the all-new, sixth-generation Corsa, Opel is offering for the first time a battery-electric version with a range of up to 330 kilometres (205 miles) according to WLTP. The Corsa-e can be ordered now for €29,900 (RRP incl. VAT in Germany). Where applicable, the price is reduced by incentives. The Corsa-e “Selection”…

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