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Sono Motors To Be Produced By NEVS In Former SAAB Plant In Sweden

Market launch is scheduled for the 2nd half of 2020 Sono Motors announced that its solar-powered Sono Sion electric car to be produced in Sweden by National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) at the former SAAB plant in Trollhättan. The company announced a bold plan to start production in the second half of 2020 and a ...

Plug-In Electric Car Ownership Rose Dramatically In UK In 2018

Almost 200,000 plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles now grace UK roads. The number of plug-in hybrids and electric cars on UK roads increased by more than three-quarters in 2018, taking the total to almost 200,000. Analysis from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows a 76.6 percent increase in the number of fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle ownership ...

BYTON CO-Founder Breitfeld Departs For Iconiq Motors

What does this mean for the future of BYTON? It was nearly three years ago to the day when we reported that Dr. Carsten Breitfeld, father of the BMW i8 was leaving BMW, along with a couple other top BMW i managers, to form a new electric car company based in China. That company was ...

Karma Debuts Beautiful Pininfarina Designed Electric Coupe

We want to see it going into production! Aside from the Karma Revero GT (yes, it’s an updated variant of the Fisker Karma from 2016) which is a production vehicle going on sale soon, Karma Automotive has an interesting two-door concept debuting at the 2019 Auto Shanghai. The so-called Pininfarina GT is based on the Revero GT and, ...

Pininfarina Battista Featured By Fully Charged: Video

The true electric hypercar Here is a quick look at the Pininfarina Battista, an all-electric hypercar, which happens to be the most powerful car ever made in Italy. Fully Charged’s Jonny Smith seems to be impressed by the Battista saying that it was the star of the show. Production of those gorgeous, Rimac-powered cars, will ...

India Approves $1.4 Billion Subsidies For Electric Vehicles

The incentive is linked to battery capacity India has approved a 100 billion rupees ($1.4 billion) electric and hybrid vehicle subsidy plan for a three year period tojump-startt the sales, which so far were marginal. Various types of EVs can qualify for the incentive, with a price cap of 1.5 million Indian rupees ($21,600), provided they are ...

Dacia Duster EV Mule Spied Hinting At Brand’s Electric Future

This is likely a prototype of an electric race car from the Romanian marque. If you, just like us, are quite surprised by today’s first batch of spy shots, let us tell you more about the prototype you see. This is an all-electric mule from Renault’s affordable brand, Dacia, and it is wearing the body of a first-gen Duster SUV. ...

Pininfarina Battista To Make UK Debut This Week

Nick Heidfeld will be driving the car at Goodwood. The Pininfarina Battista, an all-electric supercar made by the famed design house, will make its UK debut at the 77th Goodwood Members Meeting this week. The car was first unveiled at the Geneva motor show and is the first full production car from Pininfarina, which is better known ...

Automotive Supplier Purchases GM’s Plant In South Korea To Make EVs

It turns out that shuttered plants are handy for EV production About a year ago, General Motors announced the closure of its Gunsan plant in South Korea (one of four), which was running at just 20% of production capacity. The facility is one of many, which were envisioned for closure around the world, including several ...

BYTON Completes Initial Cold Weather Testing For M-Byte SUV

Chilly testing complete. We’ve been reporting on, and watching BYTON closely since their introduction at CES in January of 2018. The one thing this we’ve consistently said, is how BYTON seems to be different from the other Chinese-based EV startups like Faraday Future and Lucid Motors. Right from the start, they seemed like they had ...