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With Chattanooga, VW Will Have 8 Plants For EVs Based On MEB

01.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Volkswagen MEB platform to be utilized all over the world Volkswagen announced an investment of $800 million in its Chattanooga, Tennessee plant to make it ready for all-electric car production from 2022. The plant will be supplied with battery cells from the new battery plant in Georgia, announced by SK Innovation. The production in Chattanooga ...

Volvo Group Invests In Momentum Dynamics For Wireless Charging

01.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Volvo is interested in wireless charging Volvo Group‘s subsidiary Volvo Group Venture Capital announced investment in U.S.-based wireless charging specialist Momentum Dynamics. Volvo didn’t disclose details of the transaction, besides the fact that it “has no significant impact on the Volvo Group’s earnings or financial position”, so we assume it’s just minority stake – important cash ...

China’s EV-Maker BAIC Sets Up Autonomous Shop In U.S.

01.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

China’s EV maker looks to U.S. for self-driving tech. Chinese NEV maker BAIC BJEV and visionICs, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, recently set up a joint laboratory of autonomous driving technology in Silicon Valley to research and develop the solid-state LiDAR-focused next-generation multi-sensor fusion autonomous driving system, according to a Chinese media outlet. BAIC BJEV ...

Lynk & Co 4 Plug-In Hybrid Spied Testing

01.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s China’s answer to the Ford Focus and VW Golf. Lynk & Co is progressing with the development of its fourth model which will take the shape of a compact hatchback. This fresh batch of spy photos reveals the company is in the advanced stages of testing as its prototype is featuring less and less camouflage. ...

Jaguar Still Committed To Formula E Despite Upcoming Cuts

01.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

James Barclay says the Jaguar ABB FIA Formula E team remains committed to racing in the championship despite its parent company recently announcing it will cut thousands of jobs. Jaguar Land Rover revealed last week that it will cut 4,500 jobs from its global operations, with the majority of them hitting management roles in the ...

VW Considering Electric Land Rover Rival

True off-road capable electric vehicle is on the table Michael Jost, Head of Strategy at Volkswagen, said in Autobild’s interview that the company is considering an all-electric true off-road capable SUV, which would be similar to the Land Rover Defender. Jost notes that there are no production models in such segment. The designers were apparently ...

Cadillac’s Pivot To EVs Might Be Last Ditch Effort To Save The Brand

The luxury electric vehicle will be sold globally and priced for wide reaching sales. Late last week, Cadillac was appointed the technological leader for General Motors.  Just two days later, Cadillac president Steve Carlisle surprised the automotive press with a teaser of the first vehicle on the new BEV 3 platform. This new electric vehicle platform ...

Infiniti QX Inspiration Electric SUV At NAIAS: Photos & Videos

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Infiniti is finally inspired to introduce electric cars Infiniti unveiled at the 2019 NAIAS its all-electric QX Inspiration concept, which shows us what to expect from future production models. The car was envisioned as long-range, dual motor all-wheel drive SUV with autonomous driving capabilities, but no details were announced. Most of the focus falls on the exterior ...

Bjorn Crowns Tesla Model 3 Efficiency King After High-Speed Test

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Also shows its superiority at the Supercharger Our favorite Norwegian electric vehicle YouTuber has just named the Tesla Model 3 the efficiency king. The coronation was made after Bjorn Nyland completed a couple more range tests in the Long Range Dual Motor version of the mid-size sedan. We have the video of the high-speed test above, and ...

French Plug-In Car Market Sets Second Consecutive Monthly Record

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

3.4% of new passenger cars in France were electric in December December 2018 was an exceptionally strong month for plug-in electric car sales in France. The number of plug-in (passenger and commercial) registrations increased some 35% year-over-year to an all-time high of 6,547! The main force of growth is all-electric vehicles, as the plug-in hybrids ...