Ineos Grenadier gets hydrogen fuel cell variant

October 27, 2021

British global chemical company, Ineos, a specialist in producing ‘low-carbon’ hydrogen, is working on a hydrogen demonstration version of iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes opens ordering for new C-Class PHEV

October 26, 2021

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz opened on Tuesday ordering for the plug-in version of its new C-Class, the C300e sedan, and estate. The latterThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: electric overtakes diesel sales in Europe

October 25, 2021

With 309 239 battery-electric (BEV) and 239 733 plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) sold, electric is overtaking diesel (414 179) for the first tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ducati to be single manufacturer for MotoE GP but has no e-bike

October 22, 2021

As announced earlier this week that Energica would end its contract as the exclusive manufacturer for the MotoE, the all-electric racing claThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

From the Ghent factory to the road: driving the Volvo C40

October 22, 2021

It’s blazing fast, despite its two tons and 200 kg of weight, and surprisingly sleek with its lowered black rooftop. Just two weeks after thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo to take over a Geely car plant in China

October 21, 2021

The Chinese car manufacturing group Geely has given its subsidiary Volvo Cars control of the car plant in Luqiao, China. Next to other modelThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

LeasePlan TCO index: EVs cheaper than ICE cars already

October 21, 2021

LeasePlan’s latest Car Cost Index 2021 is confirming what some carmaker’s bosses are saying recently: already today, electric cars are cost-This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Nissan Leaf will be a crossover

October 20, 2021

The replacement of the Nissan Leaf will be a crossover model based on the Alliance platform CMF-EV. It will be built at the plant in SunderlThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First BMW ‘new class’ will be a 3 Series

October 20, 2021

The first electric car of ‘die Neue Klasse’ (the ‘New Class’) is an all-electric version of the following 3 Series generation. This has beenThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Foxconn shows its first BEVs under Foxtron nameplate

October 19, 2021

The Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn launched itself into the automotive business via its automotive subsidiary Foxtron. On Monday, it prThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dacia Spring, the cheapest and most frugal EV. We drove it…

October 19, 2021

Dacia has just launched the Spring, the cheapest pure electric car on the market. For just over 17 000 euros, you can buy an EV with a rangeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi to launch Q5 e-tron in China

October 18, 2021

At the upcoming Guangzhou Motor Show, opening on November 19, 2021, the Audi Q5 e-tron is being presented. It’s the upmarket cousin of the 7This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Iconic Moke goes fully electric

October 15, 2021

The British carmaker Moke, producer of a recreational ‘beach jeep’, will be all-electric by 1 January next year. The company has announced tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chile launches tender for 400 000-ton lithium mining contract

October 14, 2021

With one of the world’s largest lithium reserves, Chile is also the second-biggest producer after Australia. By 2025, the South American couThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyvia unveils its first Renault Master on hydrogen

October 14, 2021

HYVIA, the joint venture between Renault and Plug Power, has unveiled its first prototypes of the Renault Master van on hydrogen. The latterThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Classic charged for the future: all-electric Aston Martin DB6

October 13, 2021

Some oldtimers are too beautiful not to preserve them for our future mobility. That thinking has led the company Lunaz Design to electrifyinThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cupra sole D’Ieteren brand on Brussels Motor Show

October 13, 2021

Cupra, Seat’s performance brand, will be present at the Brussels Motor Show (BMS) from 14 till 23 January 2022, the Belgian importer D’IeterThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Maserati production moves to Turin

October 12, 2021

As part of the reorganization of its luxury and sports car brand, automotive group Stellantis has announced that the production of Maserati This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Europe’s first lithium converter plant in Germany by 2024

October 12, 2021

Canadian group Rock Tech Lithium has invested 470 million euros in constructing the first lithium hydroxide converter in Europe. The plant tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch Pon.Bike now world’s largest bicycle manufacturer

October 12, 2021

Dutch Pon.Bike, the bicycle manufacturer of Gazelle and Cervélo bikes and part of Pon Holding, will take over the American Dorel Sports forThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Will next Toyota Prius also run on hydrogen?

October 11, 2021

There is a chance that Toyota will be using a hydrogen internal combustion engine for the next-generation Prius as part of its plug-in hybriThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Solex moped reborn as an e-bike

October 11, 2021

In 1946, the first Solex revolutionized the world of mopeds with its bicycle-base and trimmed, peppy engine on the front wheel. Seventy-fiveThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

One in five new Belgian cars registered is ‘electrified’

October 11, 2021

Last nine months, one in five new cars registered in Belgium was ‘electrified’ in some way. In total, 21,8% were battery-electric (BEV), fueThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Seven Belgian Q8 stations to offer fossil-free HVO100 diesel

October 08, 2021

Finish biofuel supplier Neste Oy announced on Thursday HVO 100% fossil-free diesel can be found in three new Q8 gas stations in Belgium. LatThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lancia to be revived as a pure electric brand

October 08, 2021

In November, Lancia will be celebrating its 115th anniversary. For Lancia enthusiasts, a sad reminder of earlier glory, but hopeful news hasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

This is how MG’s tripled line-up takes stage

October 08, 2021

New details have emerged on the model offensive of Chinese-owned MG. The brand is updating its electric powertrains, introducing 11 kW chargThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Marc Coucke to invest in Dutch Ebusco electric buses

October 08, 2021

Belgian entrepreneur Marc Coucke will invest in Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco, which wants to raise €300 million by going public This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo’s first C40s Recharge roll from Ghent assembly line

October 07, 2021

On Thursday, Volvo Car Gent started producing Volvo’s second fully electric model, the C40 Recharge. The latter is a more streamlined crossoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New BMW 2 Active Tourer will have two PHEV versions

October 07, 2021

BMW has presented the second generation of its 2 Series Active Tourer. It will come on the market in February 2022, initially as a ‘mild hybThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Four Ionity superchargers near Brussels ring road

October 07, 2021

At the ‘innovation campus’ Living Tomorrow near the Brussels ring road in Vilvoorde, four Ionity 350 kW superchargers have been installed. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car markets continue to suffer

October 06, 2021

All over Europe, car markets continue to suffer from low sales results. Many point at the worldwide chips shortage as the main reason, but pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Rotterdam’s tram network to provide electricity for EVs

October 06, 2021

The city of Rotterdam and public transport company RET (Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram, RET) want to use the energy and network capacity of itThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Electrified Jeep Grand Cherokee is not afraid of trails

October 06, 2021

“Drive on sunshine.” That’s the punchline introducing the PHEV version of the new Grand Cherokee. Electrification is a first for the model. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Will luxury EVs soon be taxed in Norway?

October 06, 2021

According to Reuters news agency, Norway is installing a new cabinet, which most likely will affect the way EVs are taxed in the country. A This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren is going to sell and repair bikes

October 05, 2021

Car importer and services group D’Ieteren has advanced plans to build a network of bicycle shops across Belgium. The projects are part of a This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars goes public before the end of the year

October 05, 2021

Volvo Cars is going for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the stock exchange in Stockholm before the end of the year. The company took a mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Big battle expected on Euro 7 standard

October 05, 2021

Soon, the EU Commission will have to decide about the technical details of the future Euro 7 emission standard for 2025. “There is a huge fiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Shortages delay booming camper sector with 9 months at least

October 04, 2021

The motorhome, caravan, and camper van sector has boomed during the pandemic, especially during the lockdown where many sought their own perThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geneva Motor Show 2022: earlier and (much) smaller

October 04, 2021

After two years of absence, the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) will happen again in 2022. However, it will be a week earlier (from 1This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Genesis gives details about its electric GV60

October 01, 2021

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has revealed details of the technology and equipment of the planned GV60. The car is the brand’s first elecThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW still believes in PHEV as a transition solution

October 01, 2021

During a presentation of its current plug-in hybrid models, Volkswagen gave an outlook on its upcoming PHEV strategy. A new generation of plThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Rolls-Royce completely electric by 2030, first EV in 2023

September 30, 2021

Rolls-Royce has announced that it will no longer build or sell cars with ICE engines from 2030. The luxury British brand belonging to BMW wiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Citroën presents autonomous ‘Skate’ concept

September 30, 2021

Under the name ‘Autonomous Mobility Vision’, French car manufacturer Citroën presents a concept of the future’s multifunctional and autonomThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Emil Frey to open four used car reconditioning sites in France

September 30, 2021

Swiss family-owned Emil Frey, one of Europe’s largest dealership groups, will open four new sites dedicated to used car reconditioning in paThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First Lucid Airs roll off the assembly line

September 30, 2021

In Casa Grande, Arizona, the first Lucid Air electric sedans are rolling off the assembly line this week. The American startup claims it recThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First Cupra Born rolls off the assembly line in Zwickau

September 29, 2021

Europe’s largest EV factory has started assembling its fifth model based on Volkswagen’s MEB architecture: the Cupra Born. Under the preThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan’s new Townstar EV wants to remain segment leader

September 29, 2021

You’ve seen this face before, haven’t you? Those rectangular but ever so slightly different headlights give it away. Nissan’s new Townstar iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bosch presents super-efficient e-motor for commercial vehicles

September 28, 2021

Bosch has presented a new electric motor for light commercial vehicles at the Motor Bella trade fair in the USA. The new ‘electric motor 230This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vietnamese VinFast is coming to Europe next year

September 28, 2021

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast gives more details about its European strategy. The company’s first two electric cars, the VF e35 This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

De Bleeker: ‘EV charging pricing should be transparent’

September 28, 2021

State Secretary for Consumer Protection, Eva De Bleeker (Open Vld), wants to see more transparency about the cost of charging an electric veThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geely’s Geometry EX3: ‘most affordable five-seater EV’

September 27, 2021

Chinese Geely Auto Group, the parent company to Volvo, Polestar, Lotus, and Lynk & Co, is to launch via another daughter, Geometry, the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian government has action plan to promote cycling

September 27, 2021

The Belgian government has approved Be Cyclist, an action plan to promote cycling. The plan contains 52 mensurable measures and will be coorThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Janssen Pharma rewarded as golden cycle-friendly employer

September 24, 2021

The Flemish Bikers’ Confederation (Fietsersbond) has awarded the pharmaceutical company Janssen the ‘Cycle Friendly Employer Certificate’. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

An electric Porsche 911? That would be the next 718

September 24, 2021

At the IAA in Münich, a tip of the veil was lifted in the guise of the Mission R. Though presented as the ‘future of electric racing’, it wThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Cowboy wants to conquer American market

September 24, 2021

Cowboy, the Belgian brand of trendy, urban e-bikes, is planning to conquer the United States. The company presented its ambitious plans on TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo swears off using leather in all future EVs

September 23, 2021

Following the example of its sister brand Lynk & Co, which uses materials from recycled fishing nets and PET bottles, Volvo today announThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Colruyt plants 10 000 hectares of forest in Congo

September 23, 2021

The Belgian retail chain Colruyt Group is going to plant more than 10 000 hectares of forest, good for more than 12 million trees, in the DeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.