VW’s ID. plans: after 4 comes 5

February 17, 2021

It was a public secret that there would come a coupe derivative of the Volkswagen ID.4 crossover. Now, CEO Ralf Brandstätter himself has coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Opel Mokka-e is drawing attention. We drove it

February 16, 2021

In 2012, Opel launched its small SUV, Mokka. In eight years, it sold more than a million of them. The new Mokka lost its X (no 4WD anymore) This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Biden administration goes, carefully, for green

February 16, 2021

Europe has its Green Deal, and the US now wants to have its GREEN Act. The latter is not as comprehensive as the Deal is for Europe, but it This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Febiac, Renta, and Traxio create Mobia platform

February 12, 2021

Car manufacturer federation Febiac, the federation of car rental companies Renta, and the car sector federation Traxio join forces to createThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Japanese car manufacturers slightly more optimistic

February 11, 2021

Toyota,  Honda, and Nissan have positively revised their prospects for the current fiscal year and the years to come. And this despite the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi’s e-tron GT is flagship of EV range (Update)

February 11, 2021

Audi has launched the top of the line of its e-tron EV range. The e-tron GT and the even more sporty RS version are two versions of an Audi This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘One million EV public chargers must be EU target for 2024’

February 11, 2021

Carmakers, environmentalists, and consumer groups call on the EU to set ambitious targets per country to deploy electric vehicle charging poThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault also thinks about electric R4

February 09, 2021

French car manufacturer Renault recently presented its plan for the coming years named ‘Renaulution’. Renault showed pictures of a new versiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Swiss federal government goes electric as of 2022

February 09, 2021

The Swiss federal administration has decided to procure only purely electric vehicles from this year onward. This was stipulated in a directThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

The new Golf has arrived: test of the VW ID.3

February 08, 2021

The launch of the all-new Volkswagen ID.3, fully electric and based on the dedicated MEB-platform, didn’t run like VW had hoped. Finally, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW is realigning its EV offensive

February 08, 2021

According to several sources, BMW is adjusting its product plans for electric cars to come. According to German media, some electric limousiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW wants to speed up i4 production

February 01, 2021

According to some media in Germany, BMW is speeding up the production start of the all-electric i4 from the year’s end to August or SeptemThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

GM CEO Mary Barra: ‘We want to be carbon neutral by 2040’

January 29, 2021

America’s biggest car manufacturer, General Motors, is the first to react to the new (green) wind blowing from the White House. GM plans to This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault: Twingo will die, Mobilize is the future

January 28, 2021

French car manufacturer Renault has announced that the current (third) generation of Twingo will be the last. Small cars with combustion engThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ZF supplies new brake system to VW for its EVs

January 27, 2021

Volkswagen has asked ZF to deliver a new braking system for all EV models based on the electric MEB platform. Until now, the ID.3 and ID.4 eThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dieselgate: already 5 years, but the end is not in sight

January 26, 2021

In the never-ending story of Dieselgate, there are some new developments (again). A judge in the Spanish capital Madrid has ordered that VolThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vietnamese manufacturer VinFast previews three EVs

January 26, 2021

The new Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast has shown its first three electric models. The VF31, VF32, and VF33 are all SUVs, respectively, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi announces exit plan for internal combustion engines

January 25, 2021

Audi is planning an end date for the combustion engines of its A4 and A6 models. The same will apparently occur for the A8. Even in plug-in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: 100-fold increase of e-trucks needed to meet EU targets

January 22, 2021

European truck makers estimate that around 200 000 zero-emission trucks will have to be in operation by 2030 to meet the CO2 targets for heaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen will have to pay EU fine on CO2 targets

January 22, 2021

In contrast with other manufacturers, the VW Group will have to pay a fine of approximately €140 million for exceeding the average CO2 emiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW’s EV flagship will be called Trinity

January 21, 2021

Volkswagen CEO Ralf Brandstätter has revealed the name of the brand’s new electric flagship first announced in December last year. The TrThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes launches the EQA, its compact EV

January 21, 2021

On the 4th of February, the new compact EV of Mercedes-Benz, the EQA, will go on sale all over Europe. EQA is a derivative of the recently rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW Group Belux organizes its own motor show in home turf

January 20, 2021

With the slogan ‘BMW Group goes Phygital’, the Belgian BMW importer organizes a flexible digital and physical commercial offensive. In compeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Share4Mobility: Renault dealers go for car-sharing

January 19, 2021

Ten Belgian Renault dealer groups have joined forces to promote car-sharing. Under the name Share4Mobility, they want to ensure national covThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Groupe Renault announces strategic plan ‘Renaulution’

January 14, 2021

On Thursday, Renault Group CEO Luca de Meo announced a new strategic plan, called Renaulution. The aim is to shift the group’s strategy fromThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis: starting the real work

January 14, 2021

Stellantis, the recently approved fusion between FCA and PSA, has been welcomed positively. Now the real work starts. Is the new group goingThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Interesting Chinese EV newcomer Aiways U5: we drove it

January 11, 2021

The coming year will see a small avalanche of new Chinese brands on European markets, a lot of them producing electric vehicles. Aiways is oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Corona and absence of motor show impact car buying intentions

January 08, 2021

Sector federation Traxio organized a market survey to see if the corona pandemic and the absence of a ‘live’ motor show impact buying intentThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Driving skills of seniors to benefit from smart technology

January 08, 2021

Senior citizens are very much attached to their mobility, and more specifically to their car, as a last resort for their self-reliance. But This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Share Now adds 70 BMW i3s to its Amsterdam fleet

January 06, 2021

Car-sharing specialist Share Now, the European market leader in the field, has decided to add 70 new, completely electric BMW i3 models to iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

The car market (2): EVs booming, over 50% in Norway

January 06, 2021

All over the world, car sales have suffered from the corona pandemic. However, 2020 is also the year of the beginning breakthrough of the elThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

The car market suffered from corona in 2020

January 05, 2021

Last year there were 431 491 new cars registered in Belgium, 21,55% less than in 2019. In France, the sales total in 2020 is 1,65 million, aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis is a fact, who are the men behind it?

January 05, 2021

On Monday, the shareholders of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)  and Peugeot S.A. (PSA) approved the merger of FCA and Groupe PSA to create This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chinese-American Seres 3 electric SUV is on the market

January 04, 2021

The Belgian importer OneAutomotive brings its first electric car on the market. It’s a compact SUV called Seres 3. With a basic price of €This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.