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BMW Group Electrified Sales Pass 400,000 Mark; Up 9.8% In May


In May, cumulated BMW Group electrified sales topped the 400,000 mark with a total of 406,756 fully-electric and plug-in hybrid models delivered to customers since the pioneering BMW i3 first went on sale in November 2013. Five and a half years after it was launched, demand for the iconic BMW i3 continues to grow with […]

Uk: Plug-In Hybrids Experienced Another Substantial Decline, Down 40.6% In May


The UK new car market declined by -4.6% in May with 183,724 units registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The fall reflects continued uncertainty over diesel and clean air zones as well as the removal of incentives for plug-in hybrid vehicles. Declines were recorded across all sales […]

2020 Ford Escape Debuts With Two Electrified Choices


Ford has revealed the all-new 2020 Escape compact SUV with a new look, and loaded with technology, clearly built for the future. Escape, which debuted the world’s first hybrid SUV in 2005, brings back two hybrid choices for 2020, a standard hybrid and a plug-in variant, and introduces technologies ranging from drive modes and driver-assist […]

Nissan Takes $83m Charge Related To Carlos Ghosn

Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa

Nissan has taken a 9.2bn yen ($83m; £64.5m) charge tied to compensation for former chairman Carlos Ghosn. The charge was reported in the firm’s first results since Mr Ghosn’s arrest for financial misconduct, and Nissan said it reflected additional expenses related to payments to its former boss. The carmaker also cut its full-year profit forecast […]

2020 Land Rover Defender Will Probably Be Revealed Next Year

2020 Land Rover Defender

We apparently won’t need to wait long to see the 2020 Land Rover Defender. Land Rover released an interesting teaser today showing the boxy machine in camouflage driving into a transport truck along with a couple of dates. Most prominent is the phrase “Do not unwrap until 2019.” That’s obviously a play on both holiday […]

Musk Says Commute ‘With No Driver Input At All’ Coming ‘Soon’

Tesla Model 3

We heard a lot from Tesla’s Elon Musk yesterday concerning many aspects of his company, but this tweet may have grabbed our attention the most. Musk is claiming that “Your Tesla will soon be able to go from your garage at home to parking at work with no driver input at all.” That sounds a […]

Nissan Qashqai Delivers A New Level Of Performance For Crossover Drivers

Nissan Qashqai

Nissan is providing a new level of performance for drivers seeking the ultimate urban crossover. The Qashqai, Europe’s best-selling crossover, is now more appealing than ever with a new range of highly efficient petrol powertrains, plus an all-new infotainment system with significantly enhanced functionality. The Nissan Qashqai is now on sale with an all-new 1.3-litre […]

Volkswagen Aims To Sell 150,000 Evs In 2020, One Million By 2025


Individual mobility is on the threshold of a new era: Electric drivetrains and digitalization are set to bring about the most fundamental change the car industry has ever seen. The sales volume of battery electric cars (BEVs) rose by 60 percent in the past year and 2018 could be the first year that newly registered […]

EVBox Commits To 1 Million EV Charging Points By 2025


Kristof Vereenooghe (CEO of EVBox) announced hat EVBox, one of the leading global manufacturers of electric vehicle charging stations and related software, is committing itself to having 1 million EV charging points placed globally by the year 2025. He announced this on stage at the Global Climate Action Summit, which took place September 12-14 in […]

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