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13th September 2021

Weekly Brief: Germany Keeping the Auto Show on the Road

For the first time in two years, European automakers gathered last week to share their latest models with the general public. The IAA Munich International Motor Show was, in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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10th September 2021

EV Adoption in UK Still too Slow to Meet ICE Ban

UK consumers are not switching to BEVs quick enough to meet the government’s brought-forward deadline to ban the sales of new ICE powered vehicles by 2030. A study by...

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9th September 2021

Volvo PHEV Upgrade Challenges BEV City Ratings

Volvo has improved battery packs in its plug-in hybrid powertrain vehicles to the point several European cities could rate them as full BEVs. That’s because the cars now claim...

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8th September 2021

Cupra to be All Electric Brand by 2030

Performance sub-brand of Seat, Cupra used its attendance at the IAA Munich International Motor Show to announce its commitment to become an exclusively electric powered automaker by the decade’s...

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7th September 2021

VW Promises ‘Affordable’ BEV for the City

Volkswagen is hoping to address one of the main obstacles to BEV adoption by promising an entry-level vehicle sporting a European price tag of €20,000 ($23,633). While still a...

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6th September 2021

Renault Presents its ‘Generation 2.0’ BEV

Not to let the German automakers steal all the limelight at the IAA Munich International Motor Show, Renault has unveiled what it claims is its ‘Generation 2.0’ of BEVs....

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6th September 2021

Weekly Brief: Heady EV Days for Start-Ups and Established Carmakers Alike

Genesis is the latest auto brand to join the onrush toward an all-electric future. The brand said last week that it plans to wave goodbye to internal combustion engines...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd September 2021

Morgan Commits to Ford Powered ICE Three-Wheeler

Iconic British sportscar brand, Morgan, has announced it is developing ab ICE powered replacement for its popular Morgan 3 Wheeler. Fans of the lightweight, stripped-out, rear wheel drifting fun...

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2nd September 2021

Cupra UrbanRebel BEV Concept Claiming Hyper-Car Performance

Cupra has claimed hyper-car performance capabilities from the powertrain fitted to its ‘racer’ BEV concept at the IAA Munich International Motor Show next week. Its UrbanRebel Concept, which could...

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31st August 2021

DS Promises to be a BEV Brand by 2024

Premium Stellantis brand, DS Automobiles, is upping the ante in the industry’s headlong dash into BEV powertrains by promising to field only all-electric vehicles from 2024. The automaker says...

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30th August 2021

Every Chevy Bolt at Risk of Battery Pack Fire, GM Recall Says

General Motors has extended it’s recall of its BEV Chevrolet Bolt to include all models ever made. The BBC reports that the risk of a serious battery pack fire...

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27th August 2021

Cupra’s Sneak Peek at ‘Racing’ BEV Concept

Seat’s performance sub-brand, Cupra, has offered up a sneak peek at its first BEV to make its world debut at the IAA Munich International Motor Show. The automaker wants...

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