Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation announce today a €100M investment in UK based electric vehicle company Arrival. The investment marks the start of a strategic partnership between the automakers to jointly accelerate the adoption of commercial electric vehicles globally. Hyundai and Kia will use key Arrival technologies to help achieve their recently announced…

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Nissan is elevating the performance capability of electric vehicles with its new twin-motor all-wheel-control technology called e-4ORCE. The technology provides instant torque to all four wheels to deliver balanced, predictable power and handling on par with many premium sports cars. The “e” represents Nissan’s technologies enabled by a 100% electric motor drive system. “4ORCE,” pronounced…

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Australia’s first electric Mercedes-Benz production vehicle, the ground-breaking EQC, arrives in local showrooms and blazes a new trail in vehicle ownership for the brand. The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC, a family-size SUV, is the result of several years of intensive research, development and testing to create a production-ready, all-electric vehicle delivering the performance, comfort, safety,…

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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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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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