Hyundai recall: Hyundai and LG Chem split the bill (Update)

March 05, 2021

Hyundai Motor Co. had recently decided to replace every Kona Electric battery after a series of fires. Today, it also adds Ioniq Electric moThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Consumer organization Test-Aankoop fails in its own road-test

March 04, 2021

Consumer organization Test-Aankoop has just published a test with an electric car in which they want to denounce the lack of Belgian charginThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with autonomous driving

March 04, 2021

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is consistently trying to advance the development and the implementation of autonomous driving. “This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis survives pandemic well, has hopes for a better 2021

March 04, 2021

Of course, the (pandemic) year 2020 has been tough for PSA as FCA (both now fused into Stellantis), but both car manufacturing groups succeeThis content has been archived.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at because of its overwhelming electric car share, is still growing against the general trends, butThis content has been archived.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.

Car registration down one fourth, BMW number one in Belgium

March 02, 2021

In the first two months of the year, 24,69% fewer cars were registered than in 2020. Of course, the absence of the Brussels Motor Show has aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Uber decision causes division in Brussels government

March 02, 2021

The majority of the Brussels government is divided on the decision that Uber drivers are, since Monday, no longer allowed to use their smartThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Toyota Yaris is Car of the Year 2021

March 02, 2021

The Car of the Year 2021 is the new Toyota Yaris. For the second time, Toyota’s bestseller, produced in the north of France (Valenciennes), This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

DAF builds 879 trucks for Belgian army

March 01, 2021

The Belgian Army has awarded a tender for 879 military trucks to DAF, a Dutch manufacturer with a major Belgian production site. The tender This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mechelen to relaunch 100 shared e-scooters

March 01, 2021

After a pilot project last year, the city of Mechelen will relaunch a hundred shared e-scooters from March 1st on. The e-scooters will be diThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Future of Audi Brussels secured

March 01, 2021

Markus Duesmann, the CEO of the German car manufacturer Audi, a VW Group member, has declared to Business Insider that Audi Brussels will buThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis takes actions, Peugeot upscales brand identity

February 26, 2021

Stellantis, the new company resulting from the FCA/PSA fusion, is taking its first decisions. The Douvrin factory (France) will build batterThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen ramps up production of EVs in Zwickau

February 26, 2021

Volkswagen’s factory for electric vehicles in Zwickau is undergoing significant changes. As from mid-April, a third shift will be introducedThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren Immo: quarantine boxes for faulty EVs and hybrids

February 25, 2021

The real estate division of the D’Ieteren Group in Belgium, D’Ieteren Immo, has developed a quarantine box for faulty electric and hybrid caThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars and Geely Auto: closer cooperation, no fusion

February 25, 2021

The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo and Chinese partner Geely Auto, both owned by Geely Holding, are not going ahead with the announced fusioThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fisker pairs with Foxconn for new EV in 2023

February 25, 2021

The American car manufacturer Fisker has signed a memorandum of understanding with Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn on building a new ‘reThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EV cheaper than ICE in VAB’s Family Car Competition

February 24, 2021

Mobility organization VAB has just announced the VAB Family Car Competition winners and says that electric driving is becoming a financiallyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mobly: ‘47% of youngsters drive second-hand car’

February 24, 2021

One out of three cars registered in Belgium – almost two million cars – is second-hand. Younger drivers most often buy used cars: 47% ofThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Mercedes C PHEV offers 100 km range and fast charging

February 24, 2021

On Tuesday, Mercedes officially unveiled its important new C-Class model, sedan as well as break. The plug-in hybrid version (PHEV) will comThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lucid Motors’ IPO expected to provide $4,4 billion in cash

February 24, 2021

American electric car start-up Lucid Motors, the brainchild of former Tesla chief engineer Peter Rawlingson, announces a merger with investmThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Faurecia survives 2020 and prepares for hydrogen future

February 23, 2021

After recording a 35,4% sales drop during the first quarter of 2020, French automotive equipment manufacturer Faurecia got back in shape durThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘83% of EV owners in US will definitely buy another one’

February 23, 2021

According to the 2021 J.D. Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study, 82% of today’s owners will ‘definitely’ buy a next This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault, at the edge of the abyss, takes heart again

February 23, 2021

2020 has been an ‘annus horribilis’ for Renault. It lost € 8 billion last year and the yearly turnover shrunk by 21,7% to € 43,5 billionThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai unveils ‘ID.3 killer’ Ioniq 5

February 23, 2021

Electric cars are no novelty to Hyundai, but the Ioniq 5, unveiled as a world premiere today, marks a bold step for the Korean car manufactuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cherokee Chief asks Jeep no longer to use tribe’s name

February 23, 2021

Chuck Hoskin, Jr., principal chief of the Native American Cherokee Nation, has asked Jeep no longer to use the tribe’s historical name for iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Nissan Qashqai with innovative hybrid technology

February 18, 2021

Nissan today presents its third-generation Qashqai. This model is important: it consolidates the manufacturer’s commitment to stay on the EuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford Europe fully electric by 2030

February 17, 2021

Ford says today that by mid-2026, 100% of its passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, which means all-electric or This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Peugeot plans electric ‘ludospace’ e-Rifter

February 17, 2021

Peugeot will launch an electric version of the Rifter in the autumn of 2021. Its propulsion relies on the electric drive and battery technolThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

No sign of car sales recovery in most EU countries

February 17, 2021

With 24% fewer cars sold than in the same month last year, January 2021 is the worst first month of the year on record to date. According toThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium gives green light for TUI’s Boeing 737 Max

February 17, 2021

One of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft of the aviation company TUI fly has its airworthiness certificate back from the Belgian authorities. ThisThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

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.

D’Ieteren counts on installing 100 EDI chargers per week

February 16, 2021

D’Ieteren, Belgium’s largest car importer representing all Volkswagen Group brands, counts on installing 5 600 EV charging points in 2021 atThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan to build all future small vans in France

February 15, 2021

All small Nissan vans for Europe will be built in the Renault factory in Maubeuge, France. That was announced last week by the Alliance. NisThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW teams with Microsoft on software for self-driving car

February 12, 2021

Volkswagen has announced that it is expanding its collaboration with technology company Microsoft. The deal allows the German car manufacturThis 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.

Dutch MultiTankcard app also compares charging prices

February 10, 2021

The Dutch charge point locator MultiTankcard and MoveMove not only offer insight into the location of the charge points through their app, bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Where no car has gone before: Hyundai Tiger X1

February 10, 2021

It’s outlandish. It can boldly go where no car has ever gone before. It’s a redefinition of mobility. Meet the Tiger X1, Hyundai’s concept vThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Total renames itself TotalEnergies after historic loss

February 10, 2021

After a historic loss in the oil business, the French giant Total decided to rename the company into ‘TotalEnergies’. The new name should reThis 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.

e-Fixxter: fully electric camper with fast-charging tech

February 08, 2021

The e-Fixxter is a purely electrically powered camper. The basis is a van supplied by the Stellantis group, and the conversion with the campThis 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.

Volvo: best-ever second half in 2020 and optimism for 2021

February 05, 2021

Swedish car manufacturer, Volvo Cars, reported its best-ever second half in 2020, with 151 billion crowns revenues (+4,9%) from nearly 400 0This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford doubles investment in EVs and autonomous drive

February 05, 2021

Ford wants to surpass General Motors as the bigger investor in electric cars and autonomous drive. Dearborn’s carmaker has announced that itThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car sales continue to fall in 2021

February 02, 2021

Car sales continued to decline on the Belgian market in January. Last January, 27,2% fewer passenger cars were sold than in the same month aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch will buy 1,2 million e-bikes in 2021

February 01, 2021

Almost one out of ten Dutch adults expects to buy an e-bike within a year. That would mean that 1,2 million e-bikes will be sold in 2021 in This 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.