Toyota ramping up bZ4X SUV production to compete in swelling EV market

Is the world’s largest automaker finally responding to the rapidly changing auto industry? Toyota is now considering ramping up production of its first 100% electric mass-market vehicle, the bZ4X SUV, but not until 2025, according to sources familiar with the plans. Earlier this week, Reuters released that Toyota is considering changing its EV strategy after

By |2022-11-01T00:29:10+00:00October 13th, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Toyota|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mercedes-Benz recalls E-, CLS-Class to bolt down battery

Mercedes-Benz is recalling just under 20,000 examples of the CLS-Class Coupe and E-Class Sedan to inspect the anchoring systems for their 12-volt batteries. Located in the trunk, the batteries can come free in a collision, removing the power source for various safety systems. Mercedes says this problem impacts the 2019-2022 CLS450 Coupe and AMG E53,

Norway: Plug-In Car Sales Declined By 21% In September 2022

New passenger car sales in Norway relentlessly decrease. In September, the number of registrations amounted to 14,646 (down almost 19% year-over-year). That brought the year-to-date number to 102,761 (down 20.3%). The bad news is that plug-in electric car sales not only also decreased, but decreased even a bit faster than the market average. Last month,

By |2022-10-10T20:07:34+00:00October 9th, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why are electric vehicles so expensive?

There are many factors at play in the pricing of electric vehicles these days. Supply chains, assembly lines, and R&D can all play some part in the MSRP of an electric vehicle before its first sale. Probably the most notable factor today is the cost of batteries. Battery packs are vital to the longevity and

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 – Electric Car Designed For Nerds

After driving a bunch of electric cars, you notice a throughline. They tend to drive pretty similarly, and it’s hard to find defining driving characteristics between them, says Aaron Brown for RT. That’s particularly true for the new Ioniq 6, built on Hyundai’s Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It drives well, but not much different

XPeng Electric Car Sales Decreased In September 2022

XPeng electric car sales surprisingly decreased in September, after a long period of uninterrupted growth - even during Chinese lockdowns. Last month, XPeng delivered 8,468 electric cars, which is 19% less than a year ago, and just over half of what the company achieved in peak months (15,000-16,000). The overwhelming majority of XPeng sales are

By |2022-10-03T17:19:28+00:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mini Aceman Concept Future EV Crossover

With the Mini brand slated to go EV-only by the end of the decade, we knew it wouldn't be long before we'd see concepts previewing the brand's next batch of electric models that will follow up on the Mini Cooper SE Electric. And the automaker obliged this week with the reveal of the Aceman concept,

By |2022-10-28T22:49:36+00:00October 2nd, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

BYD Announced Pre-Sale Prices Of Han, Tang And Atto 3

BYD has announced the pre-sale prices of the three all-electric models - Han, Tang and Atto 3, which soon will be available in select European markets. The Chinese company intends to offer the Atto 3 from €38,000 ($37,000), while than Han and Tang will be available from €72,000 ($70,000). The prices are only a reference

By |2022-09-30T23:59:17+00:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tesla Raises Supercharger Prices In California

Tesla has officially raised its prices for Supercharging in California. This isn't the first time the US electric automaker has raised prices, and it certainly won't be the last. However, since EVs are significantly more efficient than gas-powered cars, you'll still be saving money, even after the price hikes. Currently, electricity is less expensive than

By |2022-09-30T20:06:23+00:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

China: Plug-In Car Sales Almost Doubled In August 2022

The passenger car market in China expanded by 29% year-over-year in August, thanks to registration tax reductions for some ICE models (engines below 2,000cc and price up to 300,000 CNY / $42,100), as well as ongoing growth of plug-in models. The plug-in electric car segment almost doubled compared to a year ago to a near

By |2022-09-27T09:30:06+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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