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GM's Wuling unveiled the interior of its Hong Guang Mini EV

At the end of May, GM's Chinese brand Wuling teased twice its first all-electric vehicle, inspired by the Kei-Car in Japan. It first showed off renders of the exterior and afterward - renders of the interior. Today, GM unveiled real photos of the interior of the vehicle as well as its name - Hong Guang Mini EV. Wuling's Hong Guang Mini EV interior has simple lines matched with two-color textured fabrics. The...

22 May 2020

SVOLT announced two cobalt-free batteries for EVs

SVOLT is a Chinese company, which has recently announced two cobalt-free batteries for electric vehicles. According to Yang Hongxin, President of SVOLT, the newly launched cobalt-free batteries have several core advantages including longer cycle life, better safety and higher energy density. As he said, SVOLT's L6 cobalt-free long cell is being adapted to a high-end model of Great Wall Motors. With its matrix PACK...

22 May 2020

Polestar 1 and Polestar 2 arrive in the US in H2 of 2020

Polestar will enter the US in H2 of 2020 and has announced its first retail partners on local grounds. The company plans to open Polestar Spaces in New York City, Los Angeles, and two locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Among the brand's renowned partners will be Manhattan Motorcars, Galpin Motors and Price-Simms Automotive Group for initial locations planned to open in the second half of 2020. In H1 of 2021...

20 May 2020

Xpeng P7 deliveries will start in Q2 as the company receives production license for its Zhaoqing plant

Xpeng Motors announced that it has received the official production license from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for its new own-built, wholly-owned factory, the Zhaoqing Xpeng Motors Intelligent Industrial Park in Guangdong Province. The approval will accelerate the production of the Xpeng P7, the company's second production model, ensuring customer deliveries scheduled for Q2 of 2020. The...

20 May 2020

Mazda MX-30 has entered production

Mazda announced its first all-electric vehicle in October 2019. The 2020 Mazda MX-30 has entered production as of May 19, 2020 in Ujina plant No. 1 in Hiroshima, Japan. The manufacturer has chosen a four-door design for its all-electric SUV without a pillar for the freestyle doors. The front ones open at 82 degrees and the rear ones - at 80 degrees so there's ample space for entry and exit. The 6.6 kW onboard...

20 May 2020

GM and LG Chem name their joint venture for EV batteries Ultium Cells

In December last year, GM and LG Chem confirmed that they will build an EV battery plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Today, GM announced that the joint venture created by the two companies for this project is named Ultium Cells LLC. Moreover, construction has started with group prep activities. Even in pandemic times, product development work on GM's future EV and AV portfolios continues to progress at a rapid pace. The...

20 May 2020

CATL publicly confirms it will supply Tesla in China with batteries from H2 of 2020

On May 13, during an annual investors conference, CATL announced that it will supply lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries to Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory. This is the first tie CATL discloses in public any partnership with Tesla. CATL Chairman Cheung Yu-chin also said that cooperation with Tesla is not limited to its China operations. CATL uses the CTP technology which increases the battery cell to battery pack...

18 May 2020

Hyundai and Samsung in talks for a possible EV battery supply agreement

Jae-yong Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, and Jung-sun Jung, vice president of Hyundai Motor Group have met, according to South Korean news outlets. This is the first meeting between the two and the industry expects the main point of the meeting is some kind of partnership in the EV battery business. So far, Hyundai Motor has never used an electric car battery made by Samsung. If Hyundai agrees to source...

18 May 2020

BYD Han EV will be revealed in Europe

The BYD Han EV is a premium luxury saloon which is soon to be revealed in Europe. A high-performance silicon carbide motor-control propels the Han EV from zero to 100 km/h (62mph) in a breathtaking 3.9 seconds. At the heart of the Han EV's drive system is BYD's new, ultra-safe and space-saving Blade Battery, offering a remarkable single-charge range of 605 kilometres (376 miles) based on the NEDC test cycle and...

14 May 2020

The first of Kia's next-gen EVs will be introduced to Europe in 2021, will offer 500 km of range

Following record sales its EVs in Europe in the first quarter of 2020, Kia shared its plans for future growth. Earlier this year, Kia announced its Plan S - a mix of long-term and mid-term strategy steps that will establish the brand's leading position in electrification and mobility systems, automotive connectivity and autonomy. During this first quarter, 6% of Kia's total European sales were BEVs. What does the...

13 May 2020

SK Innovation is aggressively expanding its EV battery business and market share

SK Innovation is accelerating its EV Battery business post-Covid-19 crisis. It is continuing to expand its global production base by winning contracts for supplying batteries to global automakers. At the end of April this year, SK Innovation decided to invest in the US to build a second battery factory. In 2017, SK Innovation had an annual production capacity of 1.7 GWh. It expanded to 4.7 GWh at the end of 2018 due...

13 May 2020

The Tesla Gigafactory in Europe will begin operations in 2021 despite the coronavirus crisis

Tesla's new European Gigafactory in Grünheide in Brandenburg is scheduled to start production next year despite the coronavirus crisis. Economics Minister Jörg Steinbach (SPD) confirmed this on Wednesday during the Economic Committee of the Brandenburg State Parliament. "There is a clear statement by the Tesla European boss that the first cars should roll off the assembly line in 2021," said Steinbach. "The project...

13 May 2020

Hyundai and Kia resume production in most of their overseas factories

Yonhap reports that Hyundai and Kia have opened most of their plants outside South Korea. Kia has 7 overseas plants - three in China, one in the US, Slovakia, Mexico and India. Hyundai has 10 overseas plants - four in China, one in the US, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, India and Brazil. The resumption of activities is at a reduced level. The US plants of the brands resumed production last week. The ones in...

12 May 2020

SAIC Motor which owns MG teases the MG Cyberster Concept - an all-electric roadster

SAIC Motor of China which owns MG teased on Weibo the MG Cyberster Concept - an all-electric roadster. According to the post, the vehicle will be equipped with the most cutting-edge technology in terms of connectivity, including 5G support and Level 3 autonomous driving technology, smart cockpit, etc. This vehicle will also pave the way for a whole new generation of MG smart vehicles. The teasers are three renders...

12 May 2020

Hyundai plans on launching a new large-size BEV next year

Earlier today, Hyundai announced that it plans on launching a new large-size electric vehicle next year. A company spokesperson talked to the Yonhap news agency explaining that the next-generation BEV model will be produced at Hyundai's plant, 414 km southeast of Seoul. These plans have also been presented to the unionized workers as any changes in assembly lines require agreement from them. The new BEV from Hyundai...

11 May 2020

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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.

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: 3, Seats: 4
Length: 151.4 in / 3845 mm
Width: 68.0 in / 1727 mm
Height: 56.4 in / 1432 mm
Curb weight: 3009.31 lb / 1365 kg
Electric motor: 135 kW, 270 Nm @ 100 - 1000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 32.6 kWh, Voltage: 350.4 V

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
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Electric motor #1: 211 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front

2020 Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Electric motor #1: 211 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front

2020 Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y Long Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
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: 54.66 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

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

2020 SEAT Mii electric

2020 SEAT Mii electric

Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 140.0 in / 3556 mm
Width: 64.8 in / 1645 mm
Height: 58.3 in / 1481 mm
Curb weight: 2722.71 lb / 1235 kg
Electric motor: 61 kW @ 3000 - 12000 rpm, 212 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 36.8 kWh

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD

Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 330 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 150 kW, 330 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 78 kWh

2020 Renault Twingo Z.E.

2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Zen

Doors: 5, Seats: 4
Length: 142.3 in / 3615 mm
Width: 64.8 in / 1646 mm
Height: 60.7 in / 1541 mm
Curb weight: 2597.05 lb / 1178 kg
Electric motor: 60 kW @ 3950 - 11450 rpm, 160 Nm @ 500 - 3590 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 22 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2020 Renault Twingo Z.E.

2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Life

Doors: 5, Seats: 4
Length: 142.3 in / 3615 mm
Width: 64.8 in / 1646 mm
Height: 60.7 in / 1541 mm
Curb weight: 2451.54 lb / 1112 kg
Electric motor: 60 kW @ 3950 - 11450 rpm, 160 Nm @ 500 - 3590 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 22 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2020 Honda e

2020 Honda e Advance 17"

Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 153.3 in / 3895 mm
Width: 68.9 in / 1750 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 3399.53 lb / 1542 kg
Electric motor: 113 kW, 315 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 35.5 kWh

2020 Honda e

2020 Honda e Advance 16"

Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 153.3 in / 3895 mm
Width: 68.9 in / 1750 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 3366.46 lb / 1527 kg
Electric motor: 113 kW, 315 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 35.5 kWh

2020 Honda e

2020 Honda e

Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 153.3 in / 3895 mm
Width: 68.9 in / 1750 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 3337.8 lb / 1514 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW, 315 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 35.5 kWh

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 Sportback 55 quattro

2020 Audi e-tron Sportback 55 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: 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 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: 63.7 in / 1618 mm
Curb weight: 5224.96 lb / 2370 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

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