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Opel enters the electric car market with the 6th gen Opel Corsa - the Corsa-e

Opel Corsa-e has been officially announced and with the sixth generation of its signature small car model, Opel enters the electric car market. The five-seat car is driven by a 100 kW (136 hp) electric motor with 260 Nm of torque and is powered by a 50 kW battery that provides up to 330 km of range (WLTP, provisional). The battery is covered by an 8-year warranty and can be charged to 80% via a DC fast charger in 30...

23 May 2019

Škoda CITIGOe iV goes official with a 61 kW motor and a 36.8 kWh battery

At a dedicated event today, Škoda presented the production version of the CITIGOe iV. This small electric city car is driven by a 61 kW three-phase permanent neodymium magnet synchronous motor with a torque of 210 Nm. The unit weighs 54.1 kg and together with the gearbox assembly, the total weight becomes 70.4 kg - a tad less than that on an ICE. The motor is located on the front axle. Škoda CITIGOe iV accelerates...

23 May 2019

Tritium signs a second deal with IONITY for installing 350 kW DC fast chargers

At the EVS32 (32nd International Electric Vehicle Symposium), Tritium announced the largest deal in its history. Tritium is based in Brisbane, Australia. It has reached a second agreement with Europe's major charging network IONITY to install its Veefil-PK 350kW DC fast chargers at an additional 120 sites across Europe. This deal follows up another one that dates back to October-November 2018. With this deal...

21 May 2019

Tesla's acquisition of Maxwell Technologies is completed

Tesla's offer to Maxwell Technologies for exchanging all outstanding shares of common stock of Maxwell for 0.0193 of a share of Tesla common stock is successfully completed. It also includes cash in lieu of any fractional shares of Tesla common stock and excludes interest and any applicable withholding taxes. Tesla's offer expired today at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Thus a total of approximately 36,764,342 shares of...

16 May 2019

Honda e is now available for reservation in the UK

Honda e is now available for reservation in the UK. The all-electric car exterior is inspired by the original Honda Civic. The minimalistic look includes modern and retro elements. Everything that can be hidden away has been - almost invisible to the eye driver assistance systems, hidden charging points, etc. The model's interior is inspired by Japanese principles of architecture and reflects "Ma", which describes...

15 May 2019

Volvo strikes a deal with CATL and LG Chem for supplying batteries for Polestar and Volvo EVs

Volvo has made a "multi-billion dollar" agreement with CATL and LG Chem for long-term supply of lithium-ion batteries for the future Volvo electric cars and Polestar models. The batteries will be fitted on vehicles from the existing CMA modular platform and the upcoming SPA2 modular platform. Vehicles based on the CMA platform include the upcoming all-electric Volvo XC40, Polestar 2 and LYNK & CO models. The...

15 May 2019

Hyundai and Kia invest in Rimac to make an electric sports car and high-performance fuel cell EV

Hyundai and Kia announced that they will jointly invest in Rimac Automobili for the creation of an electric sports car. Hyundai will invest EUR 64 million and Kia - EUR 16 million. This will fund the development of prototypes for an electric version of Hyundai's N brand midship sports concept car and a high-performance fuel cell electric vehicle with the intent to bring them to market at a later time. "Rimac is an...

14 May 2019

Tesla submits the final offer consideration for buying out Maxwell

On February 4th, Maxwell announced it "has entered into a definitive agreement" to merge with Tesla. The whole deal was accessed at $218 million. Two months later, on April 9th, Tesla extended its offer to acquire Maxwell up to May 15th, 2019. As of 5:00 p.m., Eastern time, on April 5, 2019, a total of approximately 6,934,135 shares of Maxwell common stock had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn in the...

14 May 2019

Spy photos of the Porsche Taycan interior hint at a Mission E Cross Turismo Concept style

Users on the Taycan Forum have shared two spy photos of the Porsche Taycan interior. It looks like it is almost identical to the Mission E Cross Turismo Concept, which was presented in March 2018. The exterior design is already not a big secret as it was unveiled during the final testing stage of the Taycan. The production version of Porsche Taycan will be presented in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show and will...

12 May 2019

Tesla makes Model 3 leasing more affordable

In an announcement made half an hour ago, Tesla said that Model 3 leasing has now become more affordable. More specifically, Model 3 Standard Range Plus can now be leased for for $399 per month. In addition, there's a $4,500 down payment, $695 acquisition fee. The first month's lease payment is due when picking up your Tesla. Complete details about leasing Tesla vehicles can be found in the source link below.

11 May 2019

Volkswagen ID.BUZZ new promo video is out

Volkswagen is resurrecting its iconic Westfalia van with the upcoming all-electric ID.BUZZ heavily inspired by the 1950s Type 2 Microbus. In a new promotional video, VW gives us a glimpse of how wonderful van life will be with the ID.BUZZ. The all-electric van will have an RWD version with an 83 kWh hour battery, 200 miles of range and 268 hp of power. A high-end version of the ID.BUZZ will offer an AWD drivetrain...

10 May 2019

VW ID.3 receives more than 10,000 registrations for 24 hours

Within the first 24 hours of its introduction, the VW ID.3 has received more than 10,000 registrations. Potential customers can register for an early production slot for the ID.3 online by paying a deposit of €1,000. Pre-booking in Europe was launched yesterday and is available for the special edition of the model dubbed ID.3 1st. It will be produced in 30,000 vehicles and will have three versions. The pre-booking...

9 May 2019

US-based Farasis will manufacture batteries for EVs in Germany

Farasis Energy has announced that it plans to build a plant in Bitterfeld-Wolfen - a small town in the Saxony-Anhalt province of Germany. The investment will exceed 600 million euros including the establishment of the Farasis Energy Europe subsidiary which is headquartered in Stuttgart. This sum is also the biggest investment in the past 15 years for Germany's poorest province. However, it is the home of some 270...

9 May 2019

Volkswagen introduces the ID.3 - a Golf-sized all-electric vehicle available for pre-booking

Volkswagen's first official ID. model will be named "ID.3". The Golf-sized hatch is already available for pre-booking. This will be a launch-edition priced at below EUR 40,000 in Germany, excluding government incentives. The entry-level ID.3 will cost EUR 29,990 and the top version's prices has not been announced. Potential customers may enter an early production slot by pledging EUR 1,000, which is fully refundable...

8 May 2019

Honda's first BEV for Europe will be dubbed Honda e

A couple of hours ago Honda UK confirmed on Twitter that the company's first battery electric vehicle for Europe will be dubbed Honda e. According to previous announcements, the new all-electric urban car will offer a clean exterior and minimalist lounge-like interior coupled with advanced technology. Some of the noteworthy design elements of the car include compact cameras that replace the traditional side mirrors...

8 May 2019

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Specifications of some of the most interesting and anticipated EVs.

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 187.4 in / 4761 mm
Width: 74.2 in / 1884 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1623 mm
Curb weight: 5500.53 lb / 2495 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 80 kWh, Voltage: 405 V

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.0 in / 4470 mm
Width: 71.7 in / 1820 mm
Height: 57.1 in / 1450 mm
Curb weight: 3130.56 lb / 1420 kg
Electric motor: 101 kW @ 2850 - 6000 rpm, 295 Nm @ 1000 - 2850 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 38.3 kWh, Voltage: 319.4 V

2019 Peugeot e-208 GT

2019 Peugeot e-208 GT

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 159.6 in / 4055 mm
Height: 56.3 in / 1430 mm
Curb weight: 3306.93 lb / 1500 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2020 KIA Soul EV

2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1801 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3511.96 lb / 1593 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 2600 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 240 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 39.2 kWh, Voltage: 327 V

2020 KIA Soul EV

2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3708.18 lb / 1682 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 3600 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2019 Audi Q4 e-tron

2019 Audi Q4 e-tron concept

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 180.7 in / 4590 mm
Width: 74.8 in / 1900 mm
Height: 63.4 in / 1610 mm
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 75 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.4 in / 4481 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 3853.68 lb / 1748 kg
Electric motor: 160 kW @ 4600 - 5800 rpm, 340 Nm @ 800 - 4000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 62 kWh

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf SV Plus

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.4 in / 4481 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 3811.79 lb / 1729 kg
Electric motor: 160 kW @ 4600 - 5800 rpm, 340 Nm @ 800 - 4000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 62 kWh

2019 Tesla Model S

2019 Tesla Model S Standard Range

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4769.04 lb / 2163.2 kg
Electric motor #1: 285 kW @ 6850 rpm, 440 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 194 kW @ 6100 rpm, 330 Nm, Location: Front

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3864.7 lb / 1753 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3627.05 lb / 1645.2 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 62 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3627.05 lb / 1645.2 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 62 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Jaguar I-Pace

2019 Jaguar I-Pace

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 184.3 in / 4682 mm
Width: 74.6 in / 1895 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 147 kW, 348 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, 348 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 90 kWh, Voltage: 388 V

2020 Rivian R1S

2020 Rivian R1S 135 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 198.4 in / 5040 mm
Width: 79.3 in / 2015 mm
Height: 71.7 in / 1820 mm
Curb weight: 5842.25 lb / 2650 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2020 Rivian R1T

2020 Rivian R1T 135 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 215.6 in / 5475 mm
Width: 79.3 in / 2015 mm
Height: 71.5 in / 1815 mm
Curb weight: 5886.34 lb / 2670 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 164.0 in / 4166 mm
Width: 69.5 in / 1765 mm
Height: 62.8 in / 1594 mm
Curb weight: 3582.51 lb / 1625 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 60 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Renault Zoe

2019 Renault Zoe R110

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 160.8 in / 4084 mm
Width: 68.1 in / 1730 mm
Height: 61.5 in / 1562 mm
Curb weight: 3306.93 lb / 1500 kg
Electric motor: 80 kW @ 3395 - 10886 rpm, 225 Nm @ 500 - 3395 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 45.61 kWh, Voltage: 346 V

2019 BMW i3s

2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 4
Length: 157.7 in / 4006 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 62.6 in / 1590 mm
Curb weight: 2843.96 lb / 1290 kg
Electric motor: 135 kW @ 4800 rpm, 270 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 42.2 kWh, Voltage: 353 V

2019 KIA e-Niro

2019 KIA e-Niro 64 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 172.2 in / 4375 mm
Width: 71.1 in / 1805 mm
Height: 61.8 in / 1570 mm
Curb weight: 3853.68 lb / 1748 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2019 Hyundai KONA Electric

2019 Hyundai KONA Electric 64 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 164.6 in / 4180 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 61.8 in / 1570 mm
Curb weight: 3714.79 lb / 1685 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 187.4 in / 4761 mm
Width: 74.2 in / 1884 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1623 mm
Curb weight: 5500.53 lb / 2495 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 80 kWh, Voltage: 405 V

2019 e.GO Life

2019 e.GO Life 60

Doors: 2, Seats: 4
Length: 131.8 in / 3348 mm
Width: 68.8 in / 1748 mm
Height: 62.2 in / 1581 mm
Curb weight: 2667.59 lb / 1210 kg
Electric motor: 60 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 23.5 kWh, Voltage: 374 V

2019 e.GO Life

2019 e.GO Life 40

Doors: 2, Seats: 4
Length: 131.8 in / 3348 mm
Width: 68.8 in / 1748 mm
Height: 62.2 in / 1581 mm
Curb weight: 2579.41 lb / 1170 kg
Electric motor: 40 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 17.5 kWh, Voltage: 281 V

2019 e.GO Life

2019 e.GO Life 20

Doors: 2, Seats: 4
Length: 131.8 in / 3348 mm
Width: 68.8 in / 1748 mm
Height: 62.2 in / 1581 mm
Curb weight: 2535.32 lb / 1150 kg
Electric motor: 20 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 14.5 kWh, Voltage: 234 V

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.0 in / 4470 mm
Width: 71.7 in / 1820 mm
Height: 57.1 in / 1450 mm
Curb weight: 3130.56 lb / 1420 kg
Electric motor: 101 kW @ 2850 - 6000 rpm, 295 Nm @ 1000 - 2850 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 38.3 kWh, Voltage: 319.4 V

2019 Peugeot e-208 GT

2019 Peugeot e-208 GT

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 159.6 in / 4055 mm
Height: 56.3 in / 1430 mm
Curb weight: 3306.93 lb / 1500 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2020 KIA Soul EV

2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1801 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3511.96 lb / 1593 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 2600 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 240 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 39.2 kWh, Voltage: 327 V

2020 KIA Soul EV

2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3708.18 lb / 1682 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 3600 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.4 in / 4481 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 3853.68 lb / 1748 kg
Electric motor: 160 kW @ 4600 - 5800 rpm, 340 Nm @ 800 - 4000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 62 kWh

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf SV Plus

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.4 in / 4481 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 3811.79 lb / 1729 kg
Electric motor: 160 kW @ 4600 - 5800 rpm, 340 Nm @ 800 - 4000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 62 kWh

2019 Tesla Model S

2019 Tesla Model S Standard Range

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4769.04 lb / 2163.2 kg
Electric motor #1: 285 kW @ 6850 rpm, 440 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 194 kW @ 6100 rpm, 330 Nm, Location: Front

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3864.7 lb / 1753 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

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