Is Chinese EV truck builder Windrose Tech coming to Antwerp?

April 02, 2024

Windrose Tech, the Chinese manufacturer of EV trucks, is considering coming to Antwerp to install its European headquarters, an R&D centThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Eneco no longer wants to invest in offshore wind farms

April 02, 2024

Dutch energy provider Eneco no longer wants to invest in offshore wind farms. The energy company withdrew just when Belgium announced the coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai to invest $50 billion to secure EV future

March 28, 2024

South Korean car manufacturing group Hyundai announced a massive $50 billion (68 trillion won) investment to secure its position as the autoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Callum Designs launches eVita, a wheelchair-accessible EV

March 27, 2024

UK-based Motability Operations and Callum Designs are ready to launch an electric wheelchair-accessible vehicle concept called eVITA. The coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fisker on the brink of insolvency?

March 27, 2024

Fisker’s insolvency is becoming more likely. As California-based electric car manufacturer Fisker announced in a stock exchange listing, talThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Germany lays first stone Northvolt Drei EV-battery gigafactory

March 26, 2024

Germany is starting to build the country’s largest battery factory for electric vehicles. The project will cost 4.5 billion euros and is ledThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW’s Neue Klasse will bidirectional power your house

March 25, 2024

When BMW’s next-generation electric cars hit the showroom, customers can charge the lights, the oven, or the washing machines in their houThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EV market share stable in EU in February, Belgium +66,9%

March 24, 2024

According to ACEA data, the EU car market surged 10.1% in February 2024 compared to the same month last year, reaching 883,608 units. Among This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Biden pushes carmakers on lenient path to 50% CO2 reduction

March 21, 2024

President Joe Biden is pushing the American car industry toward reducing CO2 emissions by 50% in 2032 compared to 2026, as first announced lThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault CEO Luca de Meo writes a ‘Letter to Europe’

March 20, 2024

Renault Group CEO (and current ACEA President) Luca de Meo has addressed a ‘Letter to Europe’ to “all key decision-makers and stakeholders aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW’s ‘New Class’ also built in Regensburg

March 20, 2024

BMW will also produce its ‘Neue Klasse’ (New Class) electric cars at its Regensburg plant. The car manufacturer confirmed this but has not yThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Telenet launches ‘smart’ home charging with Blossom

March 19, 2024

Belgian telecom and cable TV provider Telenet is diversifying: the company plans to provide smart home charging stations for electric cars. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW’s Vision Neue Klasse X concept leaked

March 18, 2024

In a few days, BMW will show the concept of its first SUV variant of the ‘Neue Klasse’, called Vision Neue Klasse X. Rumors have it that thiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan and Honda join forces to battle Chinese competition

March 14, 2024

Nissan and Honda are preparing to reduce their production capacities in China significantly. The two  Japanese car manufacturers are findinThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW Group to cut costs and launch 30 models in 2024

March 14, 2024

Volkswagen Group is launching a major product push this year to help offset a gloomy economic outlook and growing competition. At the same tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Northern Netherlands gets 35,000 extra charging points

March 13, 2024

Up to 35,000 public charging points for EVs will be added in the Dutch provinces of Flevoland, North Holland, and Utrecht by 2027. The firstThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

This is how your next electric Volvo will charge 30% faster

March 12, 2024

Volvo has announced a significant charging improvement for cars built on its next-gen EV platform. Their batteries will charge up to 30% fasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis CEO: ‘We must make our own, lighter batteries’

March 12, 2024

In an interview with the American car magazine Car and Driver, Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares says his group has to produce its own batteriesThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Rivian presents new mid-size platform for R2 and R3 models

March 08, 2024

US electric car manufacturer Rivian has unveiled a new mid-size platform for the new R2, its first next-generation model after the R1S and RThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW and Mercedes to join forces for HPC network in China

March 08, 2024

German premium car manufacturers BMW and Mercedes-Benz have formed a joint venture to construct EV fast chargers in China. The joint ventureThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Blow for hydrogen growth: cost of electrolyzers soars

March 08, 2024

Hydrogen, regarded as one of the critical energies for decarbonizing heavy road transport and the steel industry, faces a new hurdle. The coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch power grid will be problematic in large parts until 2029

March 05, 2024

The Dutch electricity grid is becoming increasingly saturated. Top executive Maarten Otto of energy network company Alliander confirmed thisThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars’ EV share highest-ever in February

March 05, 2024

In February, Volvo Cars achieved its highest-ever share of electrified models in fully electric and plug-in hybrids and fully electric combiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 facelifted: bigger battery, better interior

March 05, 2024

Three years after its launch, Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 EV gets an extensive update, which adds a bigger battery, improved aerodynamics, ergonomic cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

50,000 people queuing for electric Renault 5

March 05, 2024

The French car manufacturer Renault is hoping it has a winner on its hands with the upcoming Renault 5 BEV. The company says it already has This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW builds battery assembly plant in Thailand

March 05, 2024

BMW has started building its own production facility for fifth-generation high-voltage batteries in Thailand. The high-voltage battery assemThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Aston Martin delays production of first EV

February 29, 2024

Aston Martin is postponing the market launch of its first electric car by one year, citing low customer demand. Instead of 2025, as previousThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cadillac Lyriq EV starts selling in Europe (update)

February 27, 2024

After Swiss and Swedish customers had already the opportunity to order a Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV online in October, GM’s luxury brand wiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis will supply up to 500,000 cars to Ayvens by 2026

February 27, 2024

Ayvens, the result of the merger between ALD Automotive and Leaseplan, has concluded a framework agreement with Stellantis to purchase up toThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault reveals production-ready R5 E-Tech in Geneva

February 26, 2024

Pictures of the production-ready Renault R5 had already leaked on Instagram, but Renault subsequently launched the model officially on the pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault Scenic is Car of the Year 2O24

February 26, 2024

The new Renault Scenic E-Tech Electric has been proclaimed the Car of the Year 2024 in a ceremony that took place at the Geneva InternationaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes gets cold feet about electrification timing

February 23, 2024

Mercedes-Benz is lagging behind its target for EV sales and seems to have axed its electric target for 2030. Instead of the 20% or more enviThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU car registrations: EV surge slows down

February 22, 2024

According to the data of the European Car Manufacturers Association ACEA, the EU new car market in January 2024 rebounded from the slowdown This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fastned Walshoutem first with 400 kW chargers in Belgium

February 22, 2024

Dutch Fastned has opened a new fast-charging station in Belgium along the E40 highway in Walshoutem (Landen), and this one is the first to fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dacia Spring 2024 is seriously updated

February 21, 2024

As already mentioned in our article on Renault’s growth, Dacia now launches a new edition of its Spring electric model. The compact electricThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Alpine A290, to be launched in June, is tested in the cold

February 21, 2024

The sporty brother of the upcoming fully electric Renault 5 is undergoing its last test stages in arctic conditions. The launch of the firstThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford and GM to consider partnerships to cut EV technology costs

February 19, 2024

The CEOs of U.S. automakers Ford and General Motors said last week they would consider partnerships to cut electric vehicle technology costsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis posts record profits but stays prudent

February 19, 2024

For the fiscal year 2023, car manufacturer Stellantis Group recorded a net profit of € 18.63 billion (+11%) compared to last year’s € 16This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW chief designer posts pictures of canceled i8 successor

February 16, 2024

More than ten years ago, BMW shook the car world with its first i-cars, the i3 and the i8. In 2019, it showed a concept for a successor of tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Electric Ypsilon is the first new Lancia

February 15, 2024

On Wednesday, the revived Lancia brand launched its first car of the new era, a successor to the current Ypsilon that will be available as aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

CEO Lancia: ‘We must avoid the pitfall of nostalgia’

February 14, 2024

Today, the resurrected Italian car brand Lancia launches the first car in its new product portfolio, the successor to the current Ypsilon. WThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis to build EV drives in Hungary and switch to NACS

February 14, 2024

Stellantis will manufacture electric drives at its Hungarian plant in Szentgotthárd. The car manufacturing group will also use Tesla’s fastThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo CEO: ‘We don’t withdraw from Polestar entirely’

February 13, 2024

A few months ago, Volvo Cars announced that it would withdraw its interests in its sister company, Polestar. Today, Volvo confirms that it wThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi will build drive systems for small BEVs in Hungary

February 13, 2024

Audi has started preparations at its plant in Györ, Hungary, to produce the new generation of electric drives called MEBeco for the VolkswaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

German Autobahn tender adds 1,000 fast chargers in 200 stations

February 12, 2024

Autobahn GmbH, the German federal agency that plans, finances, builds, maintains, and manages the network of highways in the country, has fiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.