Should we get excited about BMW’s all-electric 5 Series?

September 17, 2021

Of course, it’s no surprise that the upcoming 5 Series will get an all-electric version when BMW unveils the next generation in 2023. BMW alThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars Ghent searches 500 employees to meet EV demand

September 15, 2021

Demand for electric Volvo’s is going strong. To meet that growing demand Volvo Cars Ghent is scouting for an extra workforce of 500 people MThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Car-Pass needs upgrade and European adoption

September 15, 2021

The booming market for second-hand cars in Belgium demands new measurements. According to the Secretary of State for Consumer Protection, EvThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Motorbike or bicycle? BMW reinvents two-wheeler with Amby

September 08, 2021

At the IAA in Münich, BMW doesn’t fail to meet the middle name ‘Mobility’ that the show carries. The German car brand and its motorbike depThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cargo-bikes in Brussels get incentive of 4 000 euros

September 08, 2021

The chances are that cargo bikes will become a much more common sight in Brussels and its surroundings. This is because the region of BrusseThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Four more EVs and new global HQ for Lotus

September 01, 2021

It was already announced that the British sports car manufacturer Lotus was moving its all-in focus to electric, but now more detailed plansThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bike-by-wire is here: pedaling without chain

September 01, 2021

At Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, which is opening doors today, Schaeffler will be presenting a new ‘bike-by-wire’ system called Free Drive. IThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault presents ride-hailing Limo at IAA Münich

August 30, 2021

At the motor show in Münich, Renault’s mobility arm, Mobilize, will reveal its first product. It’s called the Limo, and it’s an all-electriThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geneva International Motor Show gets spin-off in Qatar

August 26, 2021

No, it’s not a fata morgana. The organization behind the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), one of the oldest events in its genre worldThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Free access on toll highways for Russian EV-drivers

August 25, 2021

New details have emerged on Russia’s ambitions regarding their adoption of a marketplace for EVs. Targets have been set about the developmenThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla minimizes delay on European deliveries of Model Y

August 25, 2021

Several customers in Europe took delivery of their Model Y on Tuesday. In Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, but also in Belgium, an excited This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo gets delivery of world’s first carbon-free steel

August 19, 2021

On Wednesday, the Volvo Group was handed over its first carbon-free steel. The supplier is Swedish steel company SSAB Öxelund who uses HydrThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BYD starts sales of its promising Dolphin in China

August 18, 2021

BYD has started sales of its new compact city car, the Dolphin, in its homeland China. Though the car itself has been unveiled before, the cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Is Bosch succumbing to battery technology for EVs after all?

August 13, 2021

Bosch, the world’s largest automotive supplier, announced that it wants to be a top tier in delivering industrial equipment for battery prodThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes warns fellow-drivers for potholes and crosswinds

August 12, 2021

Mercedes is adding a new feature to its extensive list of Car-to-X-warnings. While its drivers are already alarmed when there’s a broken-dowThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Pininfarina Battista to be heard during Californian maiden trip

August 12, 2021

Monterey Car Week is waking up the automotive industry during lazy summertime. On Wednesday, Audi opened up eyes around the globe with its gThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi Skysphere wants to be best of both worlds

August 11, 2021

Audi is bringing somewhat of a peculiarity to Monterey car week. Their concept car Skysphere, a modern interpretation of the swooping grand This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Surprise revision? BMW already renews the iX3

August 11, 2021

One year after the official launch, BMW will be unveiling a new and upgraded version of the all-electric iX3 at the IAA Mobility in Münich This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Russia to pump $1 million subsidy into EV catch-up race

August 06, 2021

Sources quoted by the Reuters news agency said Russia intends to implement a subsidy program for electric cars as soon as next year. EV custThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bridgestone makes sustainable tire for Fisker Ocean

August 05, 2021

Recycled materials, faux-suède, solar panels on the roof… The Fisker Ocean is an electric SUV that likes to show its ecological devotion This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

More range and more traction for the Audi Q4 e-tron

July 30, 2021

Audi is expanding the range of the Q4 e-tron with two interesting versions. The 40 e-tron, which has the longest range in the series, and thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW kicks off pilot project with bidirectional charging i3s

July 16, 2021

To study the advantages of the technology, BMW has launched a pilot project on bidirectional charging, also called V2G or Vehicle-to-Grid teThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

All-new Astra is for the first time electrified

July 14, 2021

Two plug-in hybrid versions are driving the launch of Opel’s Astra. A field player in the popular compact class, which is one of Europe’s beThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo transfers all powertrain operations to Aurobay

July 09, 2021

Together with parent company Geely Holding, Volvo Cars has now officially created its joint venture for future powertrain operations, as wasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault releases three vans on hydrogen by end of the year

July 07, 2021

Renault has released more details about its hydrogen collaboration with Plug Power, baptized HYVIA. Already by the end of this year, the joiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi switches to agency model for sale of electric models

July 02, 2021

The agency model for sales of electric cars is becoming a rising star. Audi has confirmed that it will follow to adopt the model for its e-tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EEA: passenger car fleet CO2 emissions 12% lower in EU

June 30, 2021

The increasing demand for SUVs and the rebound of gasoline engines pushed CO2 emissions of new cars upward only three years ago. But that tiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bosch parts with CEO and several key figures

June 25, 2021

The digital revolution in the automotive business is also showing side-effects at the world’s largest supplier for the industry: Robert BoscThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan busts range anxiety myth in new EV-drivers’ survey

June 11, 2021

Is range anxiety a myth? It seems so, according to a new survey conducted by Nissan. EV-drivers tend to drive even more kilometers a year thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Volkswagen Multivan PHEV is nothing like before

June 11, 2021

It has bolder looks, is partly electric, and with the designation, ‘new’ Volkswagen means its Multivan is radically new. The people’s van noThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Elon Musk’s veteran lieutenant Jerome Guillen has left Tesla

June 09, 2021

“As of June 3, 2021, Jerome Guillen, President, Tesla Heavy Trucking, of Tesla, Inc. (“Tesla”), departed Tesla. We thank him for his mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ABB pledges that its car fleet will be all-electric by 2030

June 04, 2021

“At ABB, we want to lead by example across our own operations”, announced Theodor Swedjemark, Chief Communications and Sustainability OfThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Iconic Jeep Wrangler joins the plug-in hybrid crew

May 28, 2021

Its name is 4xe, pronounced as ‘four-by-e’ as a variation on ‘four-by-four’. This is a clear indication that this type of Jeep Wrangler combThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Sijsele gets first water permeable road in Belgium

May 26, 2021

Many municipalities are undertaking work on a new sewer system that separates wastewater and rainwater. But in Sijsels, near Damme, the admiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Night train is back: nostalgia or a new mobility concept?

May 26, 2021

After some delay due to the pandemic, the Nightjet finally arrived in Brussels and Amsterdam this week, rolling in from Vienna overnight. ThThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

E-commerce is booming, so here is the Citroën Ami Cargo

May 07, 2021

City dwellers might soon welcome a different but very cuddly kind of delivery vehicle at their front door, dropping off their food, packagesThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan dumps Daimler shares to bounce back from losses

May 05, 2021

Nissan has followed its sister company Renault and dumped its shareowner status in Daimler. It sold its stake of 16,4 million shares for a tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen accelerates commitment to become CO2 neutral

April 30, 2021

“We are well aware that our size means we have a particular responsibility,” said Volkswagen CEO Ralf Brandstätter during the first Way to This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TA: ‘Electric cars are soon winning the budget race’

April 28, 2021

The Belgian consumer organization Test-Aankoop/Test-Achats (TA), which recently hit a social media storm concerning a badly prepared road trThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lyriq means Cadillac has had its last drop of gasoline

April 23, 2021

Cadillac has come to terms with an earlier forecast it made, stating that it would “enter this decade as an ICE brand and leave this decadThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BYD upgrades its e-platform to 800 volt

April 21, 2021

Alongside some new models, Chinese vehicle and battery manufacturer BYD unveiled a new version of its electric platform, called 3.0, at the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis promises 800 km EV range in a bid to pass Volkswagen

April 16, 2021

“We are accelerating this electric move,” said CEO Carlos Tavares on Thursday at the virtually held shareholder’s meeting. There he laidThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Will EU soon dump backing for PHEVs?

April 16, 2021

According to documents looked into by press agency Reuters, upcoming EU plans want to cease support for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV). NowaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai’s Californian dream: Genesis Concept X

April 02, 2021

Covid-19 can slow down the car industry, but it can’t stop the show cars. At the rooftop of a private building in Los Angeles – and, of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

LFZ concept foreshadows Lexus’ electric future

March 31, 2021

Lexus shifts one gear higher in its strategy for electric cars. With the UX300e, the  Japanese luxury brand already has one electric model This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault overhauls commercial vehicle range

March 26, 2021

In the wake of the Renaulution plan, CEO Luca de Meo’s sweeping stratagem for a turnaround at the brand, Renault is also uplifting and revieThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi starts production of Q4 e-tron in Zwickau

March 24, 2021

Audi’s electric offensive is picking up steam. Just shortly after the launch of the GT e-tron, the company announces the production start inThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New markets and a surprising bin bike arise for Polestar

March 12, 2021

Building up a new car brand from scratch usually is a path full of hurdles. Polestar is no exception to the rule. But the company tries to cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi Q4 e-tron features interior with augmented reality

March 10, 2021

Still wrapped in camouflage, awaiting its full unveiling in April, Audi has released detailed info about the interior of its brand-new Q4 e-This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cross Turismo adds rugged flavor to all-electric Porsche Taycan

March 05, 2021

German sports car manufacturer Porsche is extending the Taycan line-up with a new body style: the Cross Turismo. Based on the same architectThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BEV loses lead in Norwegian February sales

March 03, 2021

The Norwegian car market, closely looked at because of its overwhelming electric car share, is still growing against the general trends, butThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.