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China’s Tesla wannabe Xpeng starts ride-hailing service

There’re a lot of synergies between electric vehicles and ride-hailing. Drivers are able to save more steering an EV compared to a gas vehicle. Environmentally conscious consumers will choose to hire an electric car. And EVs are designed with better compatibility with autonomous driving, which is expected to hit the public road in the coming ...

Volvo inks multi-billion dollar battery deals with LG Chem and CATL for EVs

Volvo Car Group has inked a massive multi-billion dollar supply deal with the Chinese battery manufacturer, CATL, and Korea’s LG Chem to supply its planned fleet of electric vehicles. The lithium ion batteries from both suppliers will power the development of Volvo Cars’ electrification strategy for its own brand and the company’s Polestar joint venture ...

EV startup Rimac scores $90M investment from Hyundai and Kia

Rimac Automobili, the European EV startup that landed an investment from Porsche last year, has again gained the backing of traditional automakers after Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors jointly invested €80 million, or around $90 million. Beyond the significant cash infusion, the three parties said the deal includes “a strategic partnership to collaborate on ...

Tesla first-quarter deliveries drop on challenges shipping Model 3 overseas

Tesla delivered 63,000 of its electric vehicles in the first quarter of the year, nearly a one-third drop from the previous quarter, the company reported late Wednesday. Tesla cautioned that it expects first-quarter profits to be negatively impacted by lower than expected delivery volumes and several pricing adjustments. Deliveries included about 50,900 Model 3 vehicles ...

Ford To Produce Its Electric Cars In Michigan And Mexico

03.20.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

With the new platform, most BEVs probably will be produced in Michigan According to the latest news, Ford tweaks its plans again to improve the business. In the case of electric cars, the new models will be produced in Mexico and Michigan. Cuautitlan, Mexico was selected for the upcoming all-electric long-range crossover “inspired by the Mustang”, ...

Porsche Plug-In Electric Hypercar Coming 2025 At The Earliest

03.09.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Company boss says battery tech will be ready for a 918 Spyder successor in 3-4 years. It was mid-2015 when Porsche concluded production of the 918 Spyder, but it’s going to take a while before a new flagship will fill in the void. Much like it was the case with Porsche’s member of the Hypercar Holy ...

EVs Are Rapidly Evolving: Models, Battery Packs, Cells And Chemistry

03.06.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Sales would not increase so fast without rapidly evolving products According to Adamas Intelligence, sales of electrified passenger cars (hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electric) increased in 2018 by 28.6% to 4.28 million, at 5.2% of total global volume. The new report notes that the market of electrified cars not only expands fast, but at the ...

Italdesign DaVinci Concept Electric Car Revealed In Geneva

03.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s designed for electric power, and it could be made production ready with just a few changes. Remember that curious teaser photo Italidesign dropped a few days ago for this vehicle? The parchment-colored background with line drawings and medieval-styled text certainly was a clue to the name of this machine. No, it’s not the Leonardo DaVinci, but ...

Fiat Concept Centoventi Is Electric, Offers Up To 311 Miles Of Range

03.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Modular battery packs and total customizability. The new Fiat Concept Centoventi, debuting at this year’s 2019 Geneva Motor Show, is supposed to be much more than a preview of a new, high-riding city car. It celebrates Fiat’s 120th anniversary, features an all-electric powertrain, and previews a cabin style that owners can amplify with add-on accessories. There’s a ...

Longest Range Electric Cars For Your Money: Cheap EVs That Go Far

03.03.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Sure, a Tesla Model S has loads of range, but most of us can’t afford one. The distance an EV can travel on a charge is arguably the most critical of its specifications. The Tesla Model S still leads all comers in this regard, with a maximum range of 335 miles, depending on the version. ...