Jaguar confirms all electric next generation XJ

Jaguar confirms all electric next generation XJ

Jaguar Land Rover revealed plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK. The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020.

Renault Captur to be available as a PHEV beginning 2020

Renault Captur to be available as a PHEV beginning 2020

A pioneer of the small SUV market, the Renault Captur, has reinvented itself as it seeks to cement its position Europe’s favourite. The All-New Captur is one of the key model’s in Renault’s Drive the Future (2017-2022) strategic plan, thanks in no small part to its status as a truly global product. Not only is it sold on every continent, the All-New Captur will be also be manufactured in China, a key market for Renault.

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Toyota begins Public Road Trials of EVs equipped with Solar Batteries

Toyota begins Public Road Trials of EVs equipped with Solar Batteries

NEDO, Sharp Corporation (Sharp), and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced a plan to commence public road trials from late July 2019. The trials aim to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries.

BYD ADL supplies the first new Enviro400EV double deckers for London

BYD ADL supplies the first new Enviro400EV double deckers for London

The UK’s leading manufacturer of electric buses, the BYD ADL partnership, has unveiled the first of 37 new, zero-emission, fully electric BYD ADL Enviro400EV double deckers for delivery to London bus operator, Metroline.

Karsan showcases new Atak Electric bus in Germany

Karsan showcases new Atak Electric bus in Germany

Turkey based Karsan introduced the newest member of its electric product line, Atak Electric, at a global event in Munich. The event, co-organised with BMW, was centred around the theme “New Definition of Mobility.”

Berlin orders 90 electric buses from Solaris

Berlin orders 90 electric buses from Solaris

BVG, the Berlin public transport company, has once again chosen Solaris vehicles. According to the newly signed contract, by the end of 2020, 90 emission-free buses with a length of 12 metres will be delivered to Berlin. This is one of the largest tenders for battery vehicles in Europe.

Volkswagen to offer 14 electrified vehicles in China by the end of this year

Volkswagen to offer 14 electrified vehicles in China by the end of this year

Volkswagen is striving for the lead in transforming the auto industry towards electric mobility in China. This was endorsed by the CEO of Volkswagen AG, Dr. Herbert Diess, at the first World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC) in the southern Chinese city of Boao.

All electric Fiat Ducato LCV unveiled

All electric Fiat Ducato LCV unveiled

During a media event dedicated to the new Ducato MY2020, Fiat Professional gave the world its very first glimpse of the Ducato Electric – an all-electric BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) version – which will go on sale in 2020.

Proterra to supply electric buses to Virginia Department of General Services

Proterra to supply electric buses to Virginia Department of General Services

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that it has been selected by the Virginia Department of General Services as a vendor to supply zero-emission battery-electric buses and charging stations for its Statewide Contract. In 2018, transit buses in the state of Virginia provided more than 74.5 million trips to riders throughout the Commonwealth.

Lucid Motors names Peter Hochholdinger as Vice President of Manufacturing

Lucid Motors names Peter Hochholdinger as Vice President of Manufacturing

Lucid Motors announced that Peter Hochholdinger has joined the company as Vice President of Manufacturing. With almost 30 years of experience in automotive manufacturing, Hochholdinger will lead Lucid’s global manufacturing operations, commencing with Lucid’s plant in Casa Grande, Arizona, as well as manufacturing engineering.

DS Automobiles opens reservations for the all electric DS 3 Crossback E-Tense

DS Automobiles opens reservations for the all electric DS 3 Crossback E-Tense

Reservations are now opening for DS 3 Crossback E-Tense, the 100% electric version of the latest Premium Compact SUV, ahead of formal ordering and deliveries due to start from January 2020.