Sono Motors’ solar Sion gets larger battery

June 25, 2021

German company Sono Motors is developing the Sion, an electric car that can partially recharge its battery via integrated solar panels. To mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Europcar refuses Volkswagen’s €2,2 billion buyback offer

June 24, 2021

After selling its shares to investment company Eurazeo back in 2006, the Volkswagen Group is regaining interest in car rental specialist EurThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels: Bicycle use continues to increase and diversify

June 24, 2021

While the average number of cyclists in Brussels increase by 64% in 2020, two-wheeled journeys varied widely with the health measures. That’This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EV push quicker than expected

June 24, 2021

Research and consultancy company Ernst & Young thinks that the electric car will already dominate the worldwide car markets in 2033. ThiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW CEO: “We will not go on a business contraction course”

June 23, 2021

Oliver Zipse, CEO of the BMW Group, is defending his strategy to sell only half of its cars with all-electric drive in 2030. Compared to whaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ikea Belgium launches home battery solution

June 23, 2021

In partnership with Swedish Svea Solar, Ikea Belgium is growing its portfolio of green electricity solutions. After already offering solar pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Peugeot 308 SW also in two PHEV variants

June 22, 2021

After the new Peugeot 308 hatchback announcement, the French car manufacturer is now giving more details of its break or ‘station wagon’ verThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MG presents new electric flagship Marvel R

June 22, 2021

MG is increasingly positioning itself as an affordable alternative in the growing electric vehicle market. The British brand with a Chinese This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Preordering opened for French H2-powered Hopium Machina

June 22, 2021

Last week, French racing driver Oliver Lombard presented at the Viva Technology event in Paris the official ‘Alpha 0’ prototype of his dreamThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Car Group and Northvolt to join forces

June 21, 2021

Volvo Car Group intends to establish a joint venture with leading Swedish battery company Northvolt to develop and produce more sustainable This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Enora inaugurates Belgium’s largest CNG gas station in Leuze

June 21, 2021

Last Friday, Walloon renewable energy provider Enora, transport company Fockedey, and vehicle manufacturer Iveco inaugurated Belgium’s largeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geely’s EV platform will have five versions

June 21, 2021

Details on the scope of Geely’s SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture) electric platform have come to light. According to a media reporThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mobilize (Renault) presents future projects

June 18, 2021

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand, has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento, and Hippo, the bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch VDL Nedcar to build American Canoo Lifestyle EV

June 18, 2021

Dutch contract car manufacturer VDL Nedcar, currently BMW’s purveyor in the Netherlands for building MINIs and the X1, will assemble the LifThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mazda reveals (EV) strategy up to 2030

June 18, 2021

Mazda has revealed its new technology and product strategy up to the year 2030. Between 2022 and 2025, the Japanese automaker plans three puThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

SsangYong’s first EV to be launched in autumn

June 17, 2021

The small South Korean car manufacturer SsangYong Motors, specialized in SUVs, has started series production of its first electric model, thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bolt comes to Brussels with 1 100 e-scooters

June 17, 2021

The Estonian micro-mobility company Bolt is launching a fleet of 1 100 shared e-scooters in the 19 municipalities of the Brussels Region. ThThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Kia offers Uber drivers discounts on EVs

June 16, 2021

Uber and Kia Europe have announced a new deal that will give Uber drivers discounted rates on Kia electric cars, including the e-Niro and e-This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

T&E: Only Volvo and VW on time in electrification journey

June 16, 2021

According to Transport & Environment (T&E), Volvo and Volkswagen are the only major carmakers ready to switch to electric in line wiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW starts hydrogen X5 testing

June 16, 2021

The BMW Group is beginning to test near-standard vehicles with a hydrogen fuel cell drive train on everyday European roads. Prototypes of thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Jaguar Land Rover develops FCEV Defender

June 16, 2021

The British/Indian manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is developing a fuel cell-powered prototype of the recent Land Rover Defender, whichThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes-Benz eActros world premiere on June 30th

June 16, 2021

After two years of intensive testing, Mercedes-Benz Trucks says it’s ready to launch its first serial produced battery-electric truck, the eThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First glimp of electric Maserati GranTurismo

June 15, 2021

It has been clear for some time that Maserati is working on an electric range. Today, the Italian sports car manufacturer shows some (spy) iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

NIO’s ES8 electric SUV officially approved for import in EU

June 15, 2021

Chinese electric carmaker NIO announced it has obtained the European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (EWVTA) for its flagship electric SUV, the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi Brussels to produce Q8 e-tron

June 15, 2021

There’s a big chance that the new, big electric SUV from Audi,  the Q8 e-tron, will succeed to the current e-tron built at Audi Brussels. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Lexus NX is HEV and PHEV

June 14, 2021

The new Lexus NX compact SUV will now also be offered as a plug-in hybrid, a first for the brand. Until now, the only electrified version haThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo gives Brussels Motor Show the cold-shoulder (update)

June 14, 2021

The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo, part of the Chinese Geely Group, will not be present at the 2022 Brussels Motor Show (BMS). Volvo was onThis 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.

First glimpse at the next generation electric Astra

June 09, 2021

Today, Opel unveils the first images of the next-generation Astra. As the manufacturer announced about two years ago, this Astra will also bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

What about no-SUV zones?

June 08, 2021

A mobility expert from the Brussels University VUB pleads for zones in the cities where no SUVs are allowed. The reactions to the proposal aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Leuven company launches parking tool for truck drivers

June 08, 2021

The Leuven-based company OTRA Solutions is launching a digital platform for drivers, companies, and parking operators in the transport sectoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fiat fully electric by 2030

June 07, 2021

More and more manufacturers are announcing their ‘conversion’ to full electric drive. Now it’s Fiat’s turn to declare that by 2030 their offThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Study: ‘French auto industry needs to innovate’

June 04, 2021

According to a recent study from audit firm KPMG, the French automotive industry could double its employees and increase its yearly turnoverThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW’s EV flagship iX is coming in November

June 03, 2021

BMW has revealed further details on the market launch of the iX. The electric SUV will begin to roll out deliveries from November, appearingThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Optimile invests 8 million in extra charging points

June 03, 2021

The greening of the company car market is gaining momentum because the Belgian Federal Government wants only 100% electric vehicles to be (fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo C40 Recharge is ready to sell

June 03, 2021

Volvo has opened the order books for the C40 Recharge in the first European countries. The second electric model in the Swedish companies’This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW i4 launched in 2 versions

June 02, 2021

BMW will initially offer its i4 electric sedan in two variants. Both the rear-wheel-drive model with a long-range and the sporty all-wheel-dThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Plans for third electric model at Porsche?

June 02, 2021

With the Taycan, Porsche has hit the mark by smoothly combining sports car performance with zero-emission mobility. Meanwhile, it is no secrThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian and French car market still struggling

June 02, 2021

For the first 5 months of this year, the Belgian car market scored 14,2% better than last year but 26,6% worse than in 2019. The French markThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Candela launches foiling water taxi

June 01, 2021

The Swedish company Candela Speedboat has presented the Candela P-12, an electric water taxi for twelve people. Pre-orders for the hydrofoilThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Rolls-Royce confirms first EV

June 01, 2021

Rolls-Royce is working on its first electric car. CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös confirmed the news and revealed that the future RR electric caThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VDL’s new Citea bus will only be electric

May 31, 2021

Bus and coach manufacturer VDL presents the new generation of its Citea bus, which will be available exclusively as an electric vehicle. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lynk & Co struggles to keep delivery promises

May 31, 2021

Chinese Geely-daughter Lynk & Co struggles to keep its promises for delivering the 01 PHEV on a monthly rental formula in time. In BelgiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai Group to reduce ICE model variety

May 31, 2021

The Hyundai Motor Group (Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis) wants to reduce the number of internal combustion (ICE) models in its product range. TheThis 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.

GM to build electric models in China

May 27, 2021

In recent months, we have seen the European market flooded by relatively cheap electric vehicles made in China. Despite the tense trade relaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW starts battery production for iX and i4

May 27, 2021

BMW has started manufacturing the high-voltage batteries and battery modules used in the iX and i4 at the Competence Centre for E-Drive ProdThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: commercial vehicles sales increase of 42% in EU

May 27, 2021

Four months into 2021, demand for new commercial vehicles in the European Union expanded by 42.1%. Boosted by positive March and April resulThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Born to be Cupra’s first EV

May 26, 2021

After Porsche, Audi, VW (ID), and Skoda, Seat is now launching its first electric car under the CUPRA brand name. Cupra is the last player aThis 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.

Quantum group wants to buy Lamborghini

May 26, 2021

The Swiss Quantum Gruppe has apparently offered € 7,5 billion to the VW Group to buy the exclusive sports brand Lamborghini. Already last This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford & SKI go for battery joint venture

May 25, 2021

Ford and SK Innovation have agreed to set up a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for use in the US carmaker’s electric veThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes-Benz GenH2 truck prepping for road tests (update)

May 21, 2021

Since April, Daimler Truck’s heavy-duty hydrogen truck, the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 presented as a prototype in September last year, is doing ‘rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford unveils F-150 Lightning EV version of iconic pick-up

May 20, 2021

Ford is coming out with an electric version of its most iconic pick-up truck, the F-150. After earlier GM announced to build an electric verThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.