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Lincoln working with Rivian on new fully electric vehicle

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The Lincoln Motor Company is working with Rivian to develop an all-new electric vehicle previously announced as part of Ford Motor Company’s original investment in Rivian. Lincoln’s first fully electric vehicle will join the Aviator and Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid vehicles, further solidifying Lincoln’s commitment to electrification. This all-new vehicle also is part of Ford’s previously announced investment of more than $11.5

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BMW introduces iX3 electric SUV; destined for China and Europe

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BMW unveiled the iX3 electric SUV ( earlier post ), offering full electric mobility in a BMW X model. Electric power consumption combined in the WLTP test cycle is 19.5 – 18.5 Market launch will begin in China later in 2020. China Electric (Battery) Europe

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Volkswagen of America unveils the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV

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electric SUV—the brand’s first long-range EV to be sold in the US. electric compact SUV is based on the modular electric drive architecture (MEB). A more powerful, electric all-wheel-drive variant with 302 hp will follow later in 2021.

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Audi E-Tron: Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2020

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The Audi E-Tron is Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2020. We can’t think of a single fully electric vehicle that fits so well into a carmaker’s lineup the way that the E-Tron does. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy Winner Best Car to Buy 2020

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Hyundai exec: Fuel-cell tech might be smarter than big batteries in electric pickups and SUVs

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A top Hyundai executive hinted Tuesday that the company is considering fully electric pickups and SUVs. The company said that the E-GMP dedicated electric vehicle platform is intended for mid-size and larger vehicles—in a wide

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Volvo Cars inaugurates new battery assembly line at Ghent manufacturing plant

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Volvo Cars formally inaugurated a new battery assembly line at its Belgian manufacturing plant in Ghent, where it will start building its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge P8, later this year. The XC40 Recharge P8 is the first of a family of fully electric Volvos.

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Volkswagen Group Components delivering essential components for Volkswagen’s ID.4 electric SUV

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family and numerous other Group brand models based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB). Volkswagen Group Components contributes around 40% of the overall added value of the first fully electric SUV by the Volkswagen brand, the world e-car ID.4.

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BMW confirms iX3 electric SUV isn’t coming to the US

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After the i3 hatchback, BMW’s first widely available fully electric vehicle for the U.S. was supposed to be the iX3, a fully electric version of the German automaker’s top-selling vehicle, the X3 SUV.

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Audi Super Bowl ad: “Frozen” song, electric vehicles, and climate change

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Audi is making a pitch for its fully electric E-Tron SUV and E-Tron Sportback this Super Bowl with a very “Frozen” song. The spot features Maisie Williams, of Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and various films, singing the song as if in a musical.

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GM teases design details for Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV, sets debut date

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General Motors has set a new debut date for the reveal of the first fully electric vehicle from its Cadillac luxury brand.

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Mercedes-Benz will be producing 8 all-electric EQ models in 2022

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In 2022, Mercedes-Benz’ global portfolio will include eight all-electric Mercedes-EQ models. The global Mercedes-Benz production network is ready for the company’s electric product offensive and is integrating its Mercedes-EQ models into series production in its existing plants.

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Ford to assemble electric E-Transit van in Kansas City; building out $3.2B North American EV manufacturing capability

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billion investment in Ford’s North American manufacturing facilities to produce a series of new electric vehicles for commercial and retail customers. The new E-Transit will join the all-electric F-150 announced in September and the all-electric Mustang Mach-E, which begins arriving in dealers’ showrooms next month. The new entries support Ford’s plan to electrify its iconic and most popular vehicles, including its commercial vehicles.

Audi boosts specs on 2021 e-tron family, lowers price

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The 2021 Audi e-tron SUV family receives a number of updates and a new price point for the 2021 model year. As a result, the e-tron SUV is offered at $65,900 starting MSRP for the model year 2021, a decrease of close to $9,000 from the starting MSRP of the model year 2019 Premium Plus e-tron.

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GM investing $2B in Spring Hill plant to build EVs, starting with Cadillac LYRIQ

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announced today that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan.

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Audi provides overview of its 4 distinct EV platforms

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Globally, by 2025, Audi is aiming to have 30 electrified models on sale, with 20 of those vehicles fully electric. Next, it will introduce the Audi Q4 e-tron SUV and e-tron GT performance sedan, which have already been shown as concept vehicles.

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Audi E-Tron: Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee

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The 2019 Audi E-Tron fits in—as a well-styled, contemporary SUV, as a superb luxury vehicle, and as an Audi. And it just so happens to be an electric vehicle. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2020

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All-electric member of new Mercedes S-Class on market next year: EQS based on new electric architecture

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Mercedes-Benz’ EQS—the all-electric member in the new S-Class range—will arrive on the market next year. The EQS is the first to use the new electric architecture for electric vehicles of the luxury and executive segment at Mercedes-Benz. Electric (Battery

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Hydrogen fuel-cell off-roader, Tesla suspension issue, diesel truck tampering: Today’s Car News

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Audi’s shift to fully electric vehicles is adding urgency to the carbon-neutral rethink it’s giving manufacturing. Hyundai’s hydrogen fuel-cell system could be destined for an SUV throwback.

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NYC study of actual fuel economy of fleet finds hybrids more fuel efficient as compared to conventional vehicles than expected

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Using telematics, NYC Fleet, part of New York City’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), recently analyzed actual fuel economy in its hybrid and non-hybrid vehicles and compared it to the EPA ratings for each make and model. hybrids are even more fuel efficient as compared to regular fuel vehicles than expected. In 2019, DCAS upgraded its vehicle telematics systems in a contract with Geotab and AT&T.

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Plug-in hybrid versions of Audi Q5 crossover and A8 sedan arrive for the US

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Audi is wholly embracing vehicles that plug-in. While that includes fully electric vehicles like the E-tron SUV, or the E-Tron GT performance car and Q4 E-Tron compact SUV that are both due to go on sale by early next year, plug-in hybrids are part of that push, too.

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Volkswagen intends sales of 150K e-cars by 2020; 100K ID, ID SUV; >1M in 2025; more on MEB

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Volkswagen intends to sell 150,000 e-cars—of which 100,000 will be the ID and ID SUV—by 2020, according to Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management, E-Mobility division. The ID family—intended to make electric cars affordable for millions of people—is based on the modular electric drive toolkit (MEB), specifically developed for electric vehicles. This makes the vehicle cheaper. Electric (Battery

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Soon an Electric Vehicle Will Cost Less Than An IC Engine Vehicle !!!

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One of the main reasons which limit the mass adaption of electric cars or EVs is its price difference in comparison with its IC engine counterpart. At present, an electric vehicle costs 30% more than an IC engine-powered vehicle with similar specifications.

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Ford ups its electrified vehicle ante to $11B; 86% trucks and SUVs in the product mix by 2020

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Ford management gave an update on its product line plans, touting that by 2020, the company will offer “North America’s freshest lineup among all full-line automakers,” with its average showroom age dropping from 5.7 years as it replaces three-quarters of its lineup and adds four new trucks and SUVs. By 2020, trucks and SUVs—including electrified vehicles—are to represent 86% of Ford’s product mix. Ford’s new performance battery electric utility arrives in 2020.

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Europe December 2020

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This impressive result shooted December's plugin share to 23% share (14% BEV) , helping the 2020 numbers to rise 142% over those of the previous year, to well over 1 million units, and pulling the market into the. Disruption Zone , as the 2020 PEV share ended at 11% share (6.2%

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The 2021 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 4-door, 5-passenger EV coupe crossover is here!

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One of the most successful German-engineered luxury automotive brands, Audi AG delivered about 1.845 million vehicles globally in 2019. in the first half of 2020, compared to the same period last year. model lineup being fully or partially electrified by 2025.

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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push

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As Ford prepares the first of several fully electric vehicles, for what amounts to a rapidly expanding niche, the automaker is also working on rolling out electrified versions of its existing mainstream lineup. After finding plenty of success many years ago with its Ford Escape Hybrid, and then sitting out the hybrid-SUV market for many years, the.

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Ford adding hybrid F-150 & Mustang, PHEV Transit, new BEV SUV by 2020; $700M for Flat Rock for EV production; cancels $1.6B Mexico plant

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Ford detailed seven of the 13 new global electrified vehicles it plans to introduce in the next five years, including hybrid versions of the iconic F-150 pickup and Mustang in the US, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom van in Europe and a fully electric SUV with an expected range of at least 300 miles (483 km) for customers globally. billion investment in electrified vehicles by 2020. Two new, pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicles.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV: 42 mile EV range/600 total miles! A smash hit!

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It has consistently been one of Toyota’s bestselling vehicles, often by a huge margin. In 2019, the RAV4 wasn’t just the world’s best-selling SUV; it was also the 4th best-selling passenger car overall, selling 535,000 units in North America alone. electric vehicles by 2030.

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SEAT to introduce 500 km MEB-based EV, Leon PHEV in 2020

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, will introduce its first fully electric vehicle in 2020. The EV launch comes as part of a product offensive, in which SEAT will launch one new car every six months until 2020. The first two vehicles will be the SEAT Tarraco and the CUPRA Ateca, which are going on sale at the end of 2018. SEAT is going to launch one new car every six months until 2020. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturer

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Will GM’s Fully Electric Hummer Compete with the Tesla Cybertruck?

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The embodiment of American excess, the Hummer had long been a target of environmentalists, so you can imagine their surprise to see GM resurrect it 10 years later as a full battery electric vehicle (BEV) with a 350-mile range. Trucks and SUVs continue to top vehicle sales in the U.S.

Ford announces China electrification push with new Mondeo PHEV and long-range electric SUV; 70% electrified line-up by 2025

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In Shanghai, Ford Motor Company outlined an ambitious vehicle electrification strategy for the China market, confirming two new electrified vehicles for China and a broad range of electrified vehicles by 2025. Ford also confirmed plans to bring an all-new fully electric small SUV to China within five years; the electric SUV will feature a range of up to 450 km (279 miles) and will also be marketed in North America and Europe.

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Start of production for Audi Q4 e-tron in Zwickau

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The fully electric compact model is the first electric SUV to be produced by Audi in Germany. The Volkswagen plant there has been converted to an all-electric plant and is now an integral part of the Group’s electric offensive.

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Chevrolet Menlo EV makes global premiere in China

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The Chevrolet Blazer seven-seat mid-large SUV also was shown for the first time in China at the event. The Chevrolet Menlo will be the brand’s first fully electric vehicle available in China. The Chevrolet Menlo has adopted the athletic design of the Chevrolet FNR-X all-purpose sports concept vehicle. The Chevrolet Blazer is the brand’s new flagship SUV in its second-largest global market. China Electric (Battery

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Jaguar to go full electric by 2025

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Recently, the new Jaguar Land Rover CEO, Ballore, announced that by 2025, Jaguar would officially become an electric car brand. Amid the same announcement, it emphasised that Jaguar will only manufacture electric cars and that JLR will leave SUVs to the Land Rover Brand.

Ford makes $500M minority investment in Rivian; next-gen Ford EV on Rivian skateboard

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Ford Motor Company has made a $500-million minority equity investment in electric vehicle maker Rivian ( earlier post ). In addition to the investment, the companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford’s growing EV portfolio using Rivian’s skateboard platform. The Rivian electric drive features four independent motors with 200 horsepower available at each wheel.

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2019 Audi e-tron to make global debut in San Francisco on 17 Sep; US reservations open then

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The 2019 Audi e-tron, the first all-electric vehicle from Audi, will make its global debut on 17 September at an event in San Francisco. Full e-tron specifications, including pricing, will be available at www.audiusa.com , giving customers the details needed to configure their e-tron and reserve their vehicle with a refundable $1,000 reservation fee. The fully electric e-tron is a five-passenger SUV aimed at the heart of the premium market.

ABB-sponsored report suggests global plans for 80 new EV battery gigafactories insufficient

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The report notes that 2036 is the crossover year when all-electric passenger vehicles are predicted to overtake sales of ICE-equipped equivalents. That is because the kilowatt hour (KWh) battery capacity required per vehicle is likely to rise as well.

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Mercedes-Benz to invest ~€500M to produce electric compact EQ model at Hambach plant

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Mercedes-Benz Cars is expanding its production capacities for electric cars in Europe. The Hambach plant in France, which currently produces smart brand electric vehicles, will produce a compact electric car of the new product and technology brand EQ. Mercedes-Benz Cars plans to launch more than ten electric cars by 2022 throughout all segments, from smart to large SUVs. From 2020, the brand smart will only offer electric vehicles.

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General Motors increases EV investment by 75% through 2025

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General Motors has increased its electric vehicle investment by 75%, from $20 billion to $35 billion through 2025, the company announced on Wednesday. ” GM announced a while back in March 2020 that it would commit $20 billion to EV and AV programs from 2020 to 2025.

Audi and FAW establishing new JV company for production of PPE-based EVs in China

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Audi and FAW are forming a new new cooperation company for the future production of PPE-based electric vehicles in Changchun in the northeast of China. AUDI AG and Volkswagen Group China will receive a 60% share, making this company—founded for the local production of fully electric Audi models on the “Premium Platform Electric” (PPE) codeveloped with Porsche—the first cooperation company with a majority interest held by Audi in China.

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Audi showcasing four battery-electric models at Geneva: e-tron, e-tron Sportback, Q2 L e-tron, Q4 e-tron

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Audi is showing four battery-electric drive vehicles, the series versions of which will celebrate their premiere by the end of 2020. In addition, four new plug hybrid versions ( earlier post ) and the fully electric Formula E race car Audi e-tron FE05 will be displayed on the Audi stand—which consists exclusively of electrically driven cars this year. Electric (Battery

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Ford adds 2nd North American site to build BEVs

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Ford is expanding its production capacity for the company’s next-generation battery electric vehicles at a second North American plant. Tied to the company’s $11.1-billion investment in global electric vehicles, Ford is expanding its BEV manufacturing footprint to its Flat Rock Assembly plant in southeast Michigan. The plant will become the production home to vehicles from the company’s next-generation battery electric flexible architecture.

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Polestar unveils Polestar 2 electric fastback; targeting Tesla Model 3

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Polestar, the electric performance car brand jointly owned by Volvo Car Group and Zhejiang Geely Holding, unveiled the Polestar 2 electric fastback in an online reveal from Polestar’s headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Polestar says that the new Polestar 2 is the first electric car to compete in the marketplace around the Tesla Model 3, with the range starting at a guide price of €39,900 (US$45,177). Polestar 2 is the company’s first full electric, higher volume premium car.

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