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Volvo Cars all-electric sales climb to 19% of all sales in February

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The sales growth was led by the company’s Recharge line up of fully electric and plug-in hybrid cars. Sales of Volvo Cars’ Recharge models made up 40% of all Volvo cars sold globally during the month. In February 2022, the share of all-electrics was only 8% (3,338 units out of 42,067).

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Tecnam halts development of P-Volt all-electric aircraft due to battery concerns

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After three years of intensive studies covering the entire lifecycle of an all-electric aircraft, Tecnam is halting development of the all-electric P-Volt aircraft, mainly due to concerns about current battery technology. The company will continue to explore new emerging technologies. Earlier post.)

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Jeep introducing all-electric Avenger at Paris Motor show

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The Jeep brand will showcase a 100% electrified presence at the 2022 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de L’Automobile 2022), with a stand fully dedicated to the introduction of the all-new fully electric Jeep Avenger, the brand’s first BEV. As a result, all the Jeep vehicles on sale in the region will be 100% electric by 2030.

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All Audi production sites will manufacture all-electric vehicles by 2029

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As of 2026, Audi will only launch all-electric models onto the global market, gradually phasing out production of its combustion models by 2033. Based on this clear decision made as part of its Vorsprung 2030 corporate strategy, Audi is now taking steps to prepare its global facilities for the production of all-electric cars.

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MINI introducing small-series all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible in Europe

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MINI is moving ahead with a small series of the all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible (power consumption combined: 17.2 The world’s first locally emission-free premium convertible in the small car segment shortens the transition period to the introduction of the next-generation all-electric model family.

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Lion Electric Unveils the Groundbreaking Lion8 Tractor, An All-Electric Class 8 Commercial Truck

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GCWR: up to 127,000 lbs – highest of the electric vehicle (EV) truck market Driving Range: up to 275 Miles (440 kilometers) Battery Capacity: up to 630 kWh Level III Charge Time (DC): charging to 80% SOC in 1.5 hours Powered by Lion’s Heavy-Duty battery packs (high-energy-density proprietary 750V battery.

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Jeep® Brand Launches All-New All-Electric Jeep Wagoneer S Film “Surpass Yourself”

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The teaser film profiles the all-new, all-electric Jeep Wagoneer S — the brand’s first global BEV, launching first in the United States and Canada. Auburn Hills, Michigan — The Jeep® brand today released “Surpass Yourself” on its official YouTube channel.

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