Volkswagen has announced it is focusing its motorsport strategy purely on electric mobility. A clear emphasis on fully electric racing cars will be backed up by the farewell to factory-backed commitments using internal combustion engines. “The role as a technological pioneer will continue to be taken over by the ID.R electric race car, which has…

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Morris Commercial, the UK-based automotive engineering and manufacturing start-up, today unveiled its stunning new battery electric light commercial vehicle (LCV), the Morris JE. The JE made its debut appearance at The Design Museum in London, hosted by members of the management team alongside suppliers and investors in the project. With production stated to begin in…

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An electric vehicle is the best option for nearly one-in-five new car buyers in the UK, according to exclusive research by What Car?. Analysis of the daily mileage, driving habits and vehicle requirements for more than 8400 users of the What Fuel? Calculator by the UK’s leading consumer champion and new car buying platform, shows 19.2% of drivers…

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With the PEUGEOT e-EXPERT, PEUGEOT is increasingly committed to electrifying its models to achieve its ambition of a 100% electrified LCV range by 2021. The PEUGEOT e-EXPERT variant will be further confirmation of PEUGEOT’s LCV leadership in a market which is experiencing increased legislation and the implementation of ultra low emission zones in key cities,…

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The new plant of the SAIC VOLKSWAGEN joint venture has been completed. It is purely built for the production of all electric vehicles on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB). Celebrating the start of pre- production, a first China-specific all–electric Volkswagen ID. model rolled off the production line. The plant sets the next milestone in…

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UK based GM owned manufacturer Vauxhall will launch the new Vivaro-e next year, the pure battery electric version of its best-selling medium van. Following the addition of the all-electric Corsa-e and plug-in hybrid Grandland X Hybrid4 to its product range, the Vivaro-e marks the next chapter in Vauxhall’s electrification strategy. The British brand is committed…

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Kia Motors has revealed its new Futuron Concept, an illuminating all-wheel drive SUV coupe which proposes new designs for future electric vehicles. The Futuron Concept represents the modern and confident image of a progressive electric SUV coupe envisioned by Kia. The Futuron name itself is a portmanteau of ‘future’ and ‘on’, hinting at the switched-on,…

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Mazda unveils its first mass-production electric vehicle the Mazda MX-30 at the Tokyo Motor Show. Specifications are limited but here is the press release :- Mazda Motor Corporation has unveiled its first mass-production electric vehicle, named Mazda MX-30, at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. A new addition to Mazda’s car lineup, the MX-30 is the…

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A joint solar charging research project funded by the Victorian Government, in partnership with Nissan, Delta Electronics and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), has commenced in Australia. Run out of Nissan Australia’s national headquarters in Dandenong South, Melbourne, solar charging stations manufactured by Delta Electronics that include advanced technologies developed by the…

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