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Total will install around 20,000 EV charging points for the Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric

Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric has made an agreement with Total which will install and operate up to 20,000 new public charging points in the Netherlands, in the three provinces of North-Holland, Flevoland and Utrecht. This means that 3.2 million people will have access to an EV charging network. This covers around 15% of the current Netherlands EV charging demand. Total already operated more than 4,500...

23 January 2020

The new Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio will be Maserati's first BEVs

Following the September 2019 announcement that all new Maserati models will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems, today the company announced that the Maserati GranTurismo and Maserati GranCabrio will be the brand's first BEVs. Moreover, the company is in a phase of testing its new full electric propulsion systems. The tests are carried out with experimental vehicles built especially for this purpose...

23 January 2020

2020 smart EQ fortwo and smart EQ forfour UK prices are announced

The smart EQ series is now on sale in the UK and the local smart website has listed the official prices. Here they are for the basic trims of the models: 2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé - £20,350 inclusive of the £3,500 PICG grant 2020 smart EQ fortwo cabriolet - £23,920 inclusive of the £3,500 PICG grant 2020 smart EQ forfour - £20,785 inclusive of the £3,500 PICG grant smart specifies an operating range of 111-114 km...

23 January 2020

Lucid Air is available for reservation in select European countries

Today, Lucid Motors opened the reservations books for its Lucid Air sports sedan in select European countries. For the equivalent of $1,000 USD, customers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland will secure their place in line for the Lucid Air. Other markets will be added in the future, including the UK, for which Lucid...

22 January 2020

BMW is second after Tesla in new registrations of EVs and PHEVs for 2019 in Europe

BMW cites an IHS Markit research, according to which the brand is second after Tesla in overall new registrations of EV and PHEV vehicles for 2019 in Europe. Tesla has a market share of 20% and BMW has 14%. They are followed by Renault (8%), Volkswagen (7%), Hyundai (6%), Mitsubishi (6%), Nissan (6%), and Volvo (6%), Kia (5%), Audi (4%), Mercedes (3%), Smart (3%). In Germany only, BMW is the leader with 21% share...

22 January 2020

Volkswagen plans to sell 28 million BEVs worldwide by 2028, more than 50% of those - in China

Volkswagen entered the Chinese market some 40 years ago and since then, has sold more than 42 million cars in China. Currently, the Group sells around 40% of its cars in China. Every fifth car sold in China bears the logo of one of the brands from the Group. For the past year, even against the car market trend in China, VW Group experienced an increase in market share together with its joint-ventures FAW-Volkswagen...

20 January 2020

Volkswagen to buy 20% of Guoxuan - an EV batteries manufacturer in China

Reuters cites two sources who shared that Volkswagen intends to buy 20% of Guoxuan High-tech Co. Ltd. - a Chinese manufacturer of EV batteries. This will happen in the coming weeks via a discounted private share placement. Reuters estimates that Volkswagen's 20% share will be worth around $560 million is based on the $2.8 billion market capitalization of Guoxuan. Thus it will become the second-largest stakeholder in...

17 January 2020

Honda and Moixa install five bi-directional V2G chargers outside the Islington Town Hall

Honda announced its partnership with electric car charging software firm Moixa at the Geneva Motor Show in the spring of 2019. It is also a leading shareholder in Moixa as of May last year. As of today, the first real results from their mutual work are a fact. Together with the Islington Council, the two companies launched a new vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging scheme in London. At the Geneva Motor Show 2019, Honda...

17 January 2020

Audi invests €100 million for charging stations on its own sites

Today Audi announced that it will invest about EUR 100 million for the establishment of more than 4500 charging points for EVs on its own sites. This independent concept is the largest charging infrastructure project carried out by a German employer. The number of charging points according to their site distribution is as follows: 3500 charging points at the main plant in Ingolstadt 1000 charging points in...

17 January 2020

FCA and Foxconn are in talks for potential manufacturing of BEVs in China

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) officially confirmed that it is in a discussion process with Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.) regarding the potential creation of an equal joint venture to develop and manufacture in China new generation battery electric vehicles and engage in the IoV (Internet of Vehicles) business. Moreover, FCA said that the two parties are in the process of signing a preliminary...

17 January 2020

NIO releases an official response for the purported investment interest on behalf of GAC Group

NIO has released an official response for the purported investment interest on behalf of GAC Group. Here we cite the full announcement from NIO without any alterations: "NIO Inc. (“NIO” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NIO) is a pioneer in China's premium electric vehicle market. In view of the unusual market activity in the Company's American Depositary Shares (ADS) today and in accordance with its usual practice, the New...

16 January 2020

SK Innovation expands its investment in its Georgia, US battery plant

At the end of 2018, SK Innovation decided to build a 9.8GWh/year EV battery plant in Commerce, Jackson County, Georgia. After the groundbreaking ceremony in March last year, the plant, which is under construction will be completed in the second half of 2021 and will be ready for mass deliveries in early 2022. Due to the rapidly growing US market, SK Innovation is considering to expand its investment in stages. The...

16 January 2020

General Motors is in the process of purchasing a site in Lordstown, OH for its EV battery plant

In early December 2019, LG Chem and General Motors announced their plans to build an EV battery plant in the Lordstown area of Northeast Ohio. Now various Detroit media report that General Motors is in the process of purchasing a plot of land. The company has said that has made an agreement to purchase a 158-acre plot in Trumbull County. Actually, it used to own it but had to give it up after its 2009 bankruptcy...

16 January 2020

Enevate introduces its 4th generation of fast-charging battery tech

Enevate is a company that develops a fast charging tech for EV batteries. Backed by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi via Alliance Ventures since November 2018, it now unveils its 4th generation of fast-charging battery tech. More specifically, Enevate's solution delivers "extreme fast charging with high energy density and at lower material cost than conventional Li-ion batteries, while being compatible with existing...

15 January 2020

Amazon launches 10 Mercedes-Benz eVito vans in Munich

10 Mercedes-Benz eVito vans with full Amazon branding on them are now circulating the streets in central Munich. All are the long body variant of the eVito (5370 mm wheelbase). Amazon plans on launching into operation more vehicles to expand its electrically operated fleet. The Mercedes-Benz eVito packs a 41 kWh battery that is good for a run of 150-184 km. It takes 6 hours of charging to offer the same range again...

15 January 2020

Brands

Brands of electric vehicles with specifications on our website.

Featured

Specifications of some of the most interesting and anticipated EVs.

2020 KIA e-Niro

2020 KIA e-Niro 4

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 172.2 in / 4375 mm
Width: 71.1 in / 1805 mm
Height: 61.4 in / 1560 mm
Curb weight: 3994.78 lb / 1812 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 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 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

Latest additions

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

2020 KIA e-Niro

2020 KIA e-Niro 4

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 172.2 in / 4375 mm
Width: 71.1 in / 1805 mm
Height: 61.4 in / 1560 mm
Curb weight: 3994.78 lb / 1812 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro

2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4901 mm
Width: 76.2 in / 1935 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Curb weight: 5489.51 lb / 2490 kg
Electric motor #1: 140 kW, 314 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 125 kW, 247 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

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
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

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