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Honda accelerates EV strategy with ambitious €61 billion investment

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Honda is committing to accelerate its transition into the electric vehicle market. The company has announced a substantial €61 billion investment by 2030 to develop a range of new electric models and solidify its position in the rapidly growing EV landscape. Honda aims to reclaim its market share from EV front-runners like Tesla and BYD. By doubling its investment in… Read more…

Tesla adds $1,000 to the price of Model 3 Performance, makes Black and White interior standard

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The updated Tesla Model 3 Performance was only unveiled last month its 510 horsepower and it’s already gone through a bunch of price adjustments. Initially launched for $52,990 in the US, undercutting the lower-spec Long Range model after tax credits, the Model 3 Performance quickly garnered positive reviews and significant attention. Tesla, perhaps encouraged by the car’s reception, has twice… Read more…

Kia’s electric pickup truck caught on camera testing in California

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A heavily camouflaged prototype of Kia’s upcoming electric pickup truck has been spotted testing in California. The YouTube channel KindelAuto captured footage of the truck during a road test, offering a glimpse of what Kia has in store for the growing electric truck market. The prototype has a double-cab configuration and a size similar to Kia’s EV9 SUV so it… Read more…

A 10-minute charge will replenish 300 km of range on BMW’s Neue Klasse

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BMW CEO Oliver Zipse announced yet more exciting details on the upcoming Neue Klasse electric vehicle platform. According to Zipse, BMW’s next-generation EVs will gain an impressive 300 km of range after just 10 minutes of charging. This feat will be enabled by the advanced 800-volt architecture. The Neue Klasse platform is a significant milestone for BMW as the company… Read more…

XPeng enters French market with the G9 and G6 electric SUVs

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Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer XPeng has officially entered the French market, expanding its international presence by launching two SUVs, the G9 and G6. This is a significant step in Xpeng’s “V 2.0” global strategy, bringing its advanced EV technology to a wider audience. XPeng G9 The G9, XPeng’s flagship model, is now available in France in three versions: Standard Range,… Read more…

YouTube and Google Cast arrive to Rivian R1S and R1T

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The Rivian R1S and R1T, initially launched as the epitome of off-road electric luxury, are set to receive a long-awaited software update. Rivian owners will soon be able to transform their electric vehicles into mobile entertainment hubs. Rivian has confirmed that a forthcoming update will introduce a native YouTube app, allowing users to enjoy their favorite videos directly on the… Read more…

Porsche Macan EV production starts in Leipzig

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Porsche has officially brought its Leipzig production facility to the EV era. After a substantial investment of nearly $1 billion, the factory has now began the highly anticipated Macan EV production. The Leipzig plant, a cornerstone of Porsche’s manufacturing operations, has undergone extensive renovations to integrate the Macan EV into its production line. A state-of-the-art body assembly line has been… Read more…

Tesla Cybertruck chief is out, parts of Supercharger team return

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The winds of change continue to howl through Tesla’s headquarters. Renjie Zhu, the mastermind behind the Cybertruck’s manufacturing, has announced his departure from the company, adding another name to the growing list of high-profile exits since Tesla’s announcement of a 10% workforce reduction. The departure of Zhu isn’t the only news causing a stir. Rich Otto, the former head of… Read more…

Xiaomi delivered 10,000 SU7 EVs, prepares to double the production in June

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Xiaomi EV, the electric vehicle arm of Chinese tech giant Xiaomi, has reached a significant milestone with the delivery of its 10,000th SU7, its first electric vehicle model. The company is now focusing on increasing production capacity to achieve its ambitious goal of delivering 100,000 SU7 units by the end of the year. The SU7, officially launched on March 28th,… Read more…

Leapmotor EV sales start in Europe in September as part of joint venture with Stellantis

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Ever since last year we’ve been hearing that Stellantis would create a joint venture with Leapmotor, through which Stellantis would offer some of Leapmotor’s EVs in markets outside of China. And today this has been made official. The joint venture is called Leapmotor International. Stellantis owns 51% of it, with Leapmotor holding the remaining 49%. Sales will start in September… Read more…

US quadruples import tariff for Chinese EVs to 100%

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In a move that’s meant to “protect American manufacturers”, the Biden administration has quadrupled the import tariff for Chinese EVs, taking it from 25% to 100%. The reasoning here has to do with China being accused of subsidizing its own EV makers, “flooding global markets with artificially low-priced exports”, and the response is ironically doing the exact same thing, aka… Read more…

Subaru will build three more electric SUVs with Toyota’s help

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Subaru, traditionally known for its all-wheel-drive vehicles and outdoorsy image, is embarking on a significant expansion into the electric vehicle market. The company announced a partnership with Toyota to co-develop three new electric SUVs by 2026. Subaru’s current EV portfolio consists solely of the Solterra, an SUV co-developed with Toyota. Subaru now aims to diversify its electric lineup and tap… Read more…