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Important news related to the electric vehicle industry.

MG Motor India launches the MG ZS in the local market

MG Motor India has launched the MZ ZS EV in the local market. The model is equipped with a 44.5 kWh battery from CATL with a liquid cooling system that ensures up to 340 km of range. The battery accepts a maximum DC charging rate of 50 kW and via the onboard charger, the maximum AC charging rate is 7.4 kW. The front-mounted electric motor provides 105 kW of power and 353 Nm of torque. There are three driving modes...

6 December 2019

LG Chem and General Motors officially confirm EV battery plant construction in Ohio

It's official: General Motors has officially confirmed its plans to make a joint venture with LG Chem for building an EV battery plant in Ohio. The two companies will invest a total of US$2.3 billion in the 50:50 joint venture. The site will be in the Lordstown area of Northeast Ohio and when fully operational, the plant will create more than 1,100 new jobs. LG Chem will not only benefit from access to experienced...

5 December 2019

Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S has an 11 kW onboard charger and employs a total of 288 cells in a 408V system

Volkswagen has announced that its Brunswick plant is where the batteries for all vehicles based on the MEB platform are and will be produced. It plans to output up to 500,000 units per year. A battery pack consists of modules and each module consists of battery cells. On the ID.3, the largest battery pack has a net capacity of 77 kWh and estimated gross capacity of 82 kWh. It comprises of 12 modules and each one of...

5 December 2019

SK Innovation's EV battery plant in China is ready

SK Innovation has confirmed that its first EV battery plant in China is completed. A completion ceremony was held in Changzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu and was attended by SK Innovation's and Beijing Automotive Group and Beijing Electronics executives and more than 500 guests. SK Inno holds 49% stake in the plant, dubbed BEST, and the rest is owned by the Beijing Automotive Group and Beijing...

5 December 2019

LG Chem and General Motors have reportedly agreed on building an EV battery plant in Ohio

According to Reuters, LG Chem and General Motors have agreed to build an EV battery manufacturing joint venture in the United States. The two sides will participate equally in the new company which will be set up in Ohio and will get more than US$2 billion from LG Chem and GM. LG Chem declined to comment on the matter, saying it can't confirm a deal with its customers. So far, it has supplied batteries for GM's...

5 December 2019

The Nikola TRE maquette has been unveiled, official launch is scheduled for next year

Last night, three months after Nikola and Iveco plus FPT announced their partnership, the companies have jointly unveiled the Nikola TRE maquette. This means it is way before being a prototype. The prototype itself will be launched at the IAA 2020 commercial vehicle exhibition in Hannover, Germany, and production of the real vehicle is scheduled for 2021. The Nikola TRE is based on Iveco's S-WAY heavy-duty truck...

4 December 2019

SK Innovation signs a contract with the world's top cobalt producer

SK Innovation signed a contract with Glencore of Switzerland, the world's No. 1 cobalt producer, to purchase about 30,000 tons of cobalt for the period from 2020 to 2025. This is enough to produce batteries for about 3 million pure electric vehicles. As SK Innovation secured core raw materials, it has laid the foundation to meet growing battery demand. The industry predicts that the global EV battery market will...

4 December 2019

Lucid Motors officially brakes ground for its Casa Grande, AR plant

Yesterday, Lucid Motors officially marked the start of the construction of its Casa Grande, Arizona facility together with the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, the Arizona Commerce Authority, and local officials. This first phase of factory construction will be completed after a year and upon completion, it will be ready to begin the production of Lucid's first car, the Lucid Air luxury sedan. The investment in this...

3 December 2019

Kia promises stable supply of the 2020 Kia Soul EV and the 2030 Kia Niro EV

Kia Motors UK launches its all-electric vehicles for the model year 2020 with the promises that battery shortage issues have been solved and that the company is ready to ensure stable supply for its customers. Paul Philpott, President and CEO of Kia Motors (UK) Limited commented: "Since launching e-Niro at the beginning of the year, we have received unprecedented demand which has been a challenge to fulfil. As we...

3 December 2019

SK Innovation is aiming to diversify the supply of battery notching equipment

South Korean media report that SK Innovation is aiming to diversify the supply of battery notching equipment. Ultimately, this will help the company to ensure stable long-term production of EV batteries from its facilities in China, Hungary, South Korea and the US. According to Elec's sources, SK Innovation is in talks with Mplus which is already supplying battery tab welding and packaging equipment to its Seosan...

3 December 2019

BMW will invest 400 million euros for the Dingolfing plant where the BMW iNEXT will be produced

BMW has announced a 400 million euro investment in its Dingolfing plant in Lower Bavaria. The site will be re-structured for the production of electric vehicles, including the upcoming BMW iNEXT as well as for the production of autonomous vehicles. This is the company's largest European production location and the update should be done by 2021 and the BMS iNEXT will be the first pure electric vehicles produced in...

2 December 2019

The GAC ENO.146 is an all-electric car with a 0.146 drag coefficient

At the Guangzhou Auto Show, GAC Group has showcased the all-electric GAC ENO.146. The .146 in the name stands for the drag coefficient of the vehicle which is one of the lowest in the world. It was presented by Zhang Fan, Vice President of GAC Research Institute. The Aion S and Aion LX are also at display along with optimized sensor equipment, GAC Group's third-generation powertrain, ADiGO intelligent IoT system...

29 November 2019

Audi invests €37 billion euro for the next five years, €12 billion euro are for electromobility alone

Audi has announced an increased upfront investment in electromobility for the next five years. The company plans to invest €37 billion euro in research and development, property, plant and equipment. An upfront expenditure of €12 billion euro is planned for electromobility alone. By 2025, the Audi Group intends to have more than 30 electrified models in its product range - 20 of which will be fully electric. "With...

29 November 2019

BMW and Great Wall will build the future Mini E models in China

Today, BMW announced that it will build the future electric Mini models in China together with Great Wall. The two companies have launched the Spotlight Automotive Limited - a joint venture which was conceived in the summer of 2018. The first phase is to build the plant, which will happen between 2020 and 2022. The plant will have a standard capacity of up to 160,000 vehicles per year, which will require around...

29 November 2019

2020 Audi e-tron gets an update, increases range by 25 km

This morning Audio has announced that after a number of hardware and software updates, the 2020 Audi e-tron is now able to offer 25 km more range than its predecessors. For starters, a new type of wheel brake helped to improve the residual brake torque and decrease losses. Second, the drive system has become more efficient. In the 2020 models, the front electric motor is almost entirely disengaged and disconnected...

28 November 2019

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Brands of electric vehicles with specifications on our website.

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Specifications of some of the most interesting and anticipated EVs.

2022 Tesla Cybertruck

2022 Tesla Cybertruck Tri Motor AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 6
Length: 231.7 in / 5885 mm
Width: 79.8 in / 2027 mm
Height: 75.0 in / 1905 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 98.8 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Edition

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Battery: 98.8 kWh

2020 Tesla Model X

2020 Tesla Model X Performance (SR)

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 6 / 7
Length: 198.3 in / 5037 mm
Width: 78.7 in / 1999 mm
Height: 66.0 in / 1676 mm
Curb weight: 5740.84 lb / 2604 kg
Electric motor #1: 375 kW @ 6150 rpm, 660 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 193 kW @ 6100 - 6800 rpm, 330 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2020 Tesla Model S

2020 Tesla Model S Performance (SR)

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4940.56 lb / 2241 kg
Electric motor #1: 375 kW @ 5900 rpm, 650 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 193 kW @ 6100 rpm, 330 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2020 Tesla Model 3

2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4100.6 lb / 1860 kg
Electric motor #1: 211 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2020 MINI Cooper SE

2020 MINI Cooper SE Level III

Doors: 2, Seats: 4
Length: 150.4 in / 3821 mm
Width: 68.0 in / 1727 mm
Height: 55.7 in / 1414 mm
Curb weight: 3009.31 lb / 1365 kg
Electric motor: 135 kW, 270 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 32.6 kWh

2020 Polestar 2

2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 181.4 in / 4607 mm
Height: 58.2 in / 1478 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 78 kWh

2019 NIO ES6

2019 NIO ES6 Performance 84 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 190.9 in / 4850 mm
Width: 77.4 in / 1965 mm
Height: 68.1 in / 1731 mm
Electric motor #1: 240 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 160 kW, 305 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 84 kWh

2020 Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Location: Rear
Location: Front

2020 Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Location: Rear
Location: Front

2020 Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y Long Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Location: Rear

2020 Opel Corsa-e

2020 Opel Corsa-e First Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 159.8 in / 4060 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 3373.07 lb / 1530 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2020 Volkswagen ID.3

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 167.8 in / 4261 mm
Width: 71.2 in / 1809 mm
Height: 61.1 in / 1552 mm
Electric motor: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 77 kWh, Voltage: 408 V

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 167.8 in / 4261 mm
Width: 71.2 in / 1809 mm
Height: 61.1 in / 1552 mm
Curb weight: 3637.63 lb / 1650 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 58 kWh

2020 Porsche Taycan

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S

Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 195.4 in / 4963 mm
Height: 54.3 in / 1378 mm
Curb weight: 5059.61 lb / 2295 kg
Electric motor #1: 160 kW, 300 Nm, Location: Front
Electric motor #2: 300 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 93.4 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2020 Porsche Taycan

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo

Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 195.4 in / 4963 mm
Height: 54.4 in / 1381 mm
Curb weight: 5081.66 lb / 2305 kg
Electric motor #1: 160 kW, 300 Nm, Location: Front
Electric motor #2: 300 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 93.4 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2019 NIO ES6

2019 NIO ES6 Standard 84 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 190.9 in / 4850 mm
Width: 77.4 in / 1965 mm
Height: 69.2 in / 1758 mm
Electric motor #1: 160 kW, 305 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 160 kW, 305 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 84 kWh

2020 Renault Zoe

2020 Renault Zoe R135

Seats: 5
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 4200 - 11163 rpm, 245 Nm @ 1500 - 3600 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 52 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2020 Renault Zoe

2020 Renault Zoe R110

Seats: 5
Electric motor: 80 kW @ 3395 - 10886 rpm, 225 Nm @ 500 - 3395 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 52 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

Latest additions

Some of the latest electric car models added to the website.

2020 Audi e-tron Sportback 50 quattro

2020 Audi e-tron Sportback 50 quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4901 mm
Width: 76.2 in / 1935 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1616 mm
Curb weight: 5390.3 lb / 2445 kg
Electric motor #1: 130 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 100 kW, 230 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 71 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2020 Audi e-tron 50 quattro

2020 Audi e-tron 50 quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4901 mm
Width: 76.2 in / 1935 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Electric motor #1: 130 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 100 kW, 230 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 71 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2022 Tesla Cybertruck

2022 Tesla Cybertruck Tri Motor AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 6
Length: 231.7 in / 5885 mm
Width: 79.8 in / 2027 mm
Height: 75.0 in / 1905 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front

2021 Tesla Cybertruck

2021 Tesla Cybertruck Dual Motor AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 6
Length: 231.7 in / 5885 mm
Width: 79.8 in / 2027 mm
Height: 75.0 in / 1905 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front

2021 Tesla Cybertruck

2021 Tesla Cybertruck Single Motor RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 6
Length: 231.7 in / 5885 mm
Width: 79.8 in / 2027 mm
Height: 75.0 in / 1905 mm
Location: Rear

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Select AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Battery: 75.7 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Select RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Electric motor: 190 kW, 415 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 75.7 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Battery: 75.7 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Electric motor: 190 kW, 415 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 75.7 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E California Rt.1 Edition

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Electric motor: 210 kW, 415 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 98.8 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 98.8 kWh

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 6.3 in / 160 mm
Curb weight: 4596.64 lb / 2085 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 98.8 kWh

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