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Volvo prepares “budget” electric crossover
Volvo prepares “budget” electric crossover

Volvo is developing a new electric crossover that will be the most compact and affordable model in the Swedish automaker’s green lineup. It is assumed that the new product will be called XC20 or XC30, according to plans it will enter the market in 2023. There are almost no specific details about the new subcompact… More

Volkswagen ID.3 from BYD: first photos
Volkswagen ID.3 from BYD: first photos

The Chinese company BYD Auto will bring to the market a new model – a subcompact electric hatchback Dolphin (Dolphin), its prototype under the EA1 index was demonstrated in April this year at the Shanghai Motor Show. Photos of the serial BYD Dolphin have been leaked through the base of the Ministry of Industry of… More

Xiaomi to expand team for its electric car business
Xiaomi to expand team for its electric car business

Back on March 30, Xiaomi representatives officially announced work on their own electric car. Investment in the project amounted to 10 billion yuan. According to Xiaomi’s plan, in 10 years the volume of investments in the project will increase to $ 10 billion. At the same time, Pepelac.News magazine has now learned that the company… More

Volvo’s large-scale recall: the cause is more than serious
Volvo’s large-scale recall: the cause is more than serious

It turns out that Swedish cars aren’t all that safe – Volvo is recalling more than 85,000 vehicles in the US due to a fuel pump problem. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the 15 amp fuse for the low pressure fuel pump may blow when the ECM requires the… More

Family race: Skoda to release compact electric car ahead of Volkswagen
Family race: Skoda to release compact electric car ahead of Volkswagen

In the next few years, Skoda will expand its EV lineup with a coupe version of the Enyaq iV SUV and a new smaller model that could also become a crossover. The Czech firm has recently launched Enyaq, its first all-new electric vehicle based on Volkswagen’s MEB platform. Although the Enyaq is nearly identical in… More

Ford will have a mini electric pickup truck
Ford will have a mini electric pickup truck

Last year, Ford CEO Jim Farley promised to release affordable electric vehicles. Here the Fords will take several paths. For example, in 2022, the first Ford on the Volkswagen MEB platform will be released. According to unofficial data, it will be a compact crossover. But the public asks the firm’s management about the pickup. In… More

Volkswagen: one more beads more
Volkswagen: one more beads more

The revived Volkswagen Samba may receive several powerplant options, including an electric one. About a year ago, we spotted a Volkswagen badged e-Samba, possibly an electric version of the iconic Samba bus. At the same time, the German automaker registered several other iconic nameplates, including the e-Beetle, e-Karmann, e-Kubel, e-Golf Classic and e-Thing. We have… More

Electric car is also a luxury: Norway can introduce a new tax
Electric car is also a luxury: Norway can introduce a new tax

Representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) believe that the Norwegian government should tax expensive electric cars. If such a decision is nevertheless adopted, they will be charged from the owners of Porsche, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and, of course, Tesla. According to economists, this will reduce the burden on the budget and help offset some… More

Classic MINI will deprive DVS
Classic MINI will deprive DVS

For £ 25,000, the classic MINI will be powered by a Nissan Leaf powertrain. London Electric Cars (LEC) has invited owners of classic Rover Mini models to convert their cars to electric traction. The conversion cost will be £ 25k. It takes approximately 6 weeks to transform the Rover Mini into an electric car. Old… More

BMW-flavoured iCar
BMW-flavoured iCar

Apple has hired Ulrich Krantz, a longtime automotive veteran with a focus on electric vehicles. The company confirmed the fact of hiring Krantz, but did not disclose details of his job duties. However, Bloomberg claims that he will be joining the electric vehicle development team. Krantz rose to prominence when he was vice president of… More