Chinese vehicle imports to Europe surged in 2021

Edition of 08/09/2022

Chris Taylor in charge of the digital transformation of Stellantis

Chris Taylor joined Stellantis in the newly created role of chief digital information officer in early September 2022.

Nominations

Volker Reichhardt is the new president of Porsche Financial Services

Volker Reichhardt took over as Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche Financial Services on September 1, 2022, succeeding Holger Peters.

Nominations

Great Wall Motor gets 5 Euro NCAP stars for its compact and SUV

The Funky Cat electric compact from the Ora brand and the Coffee 1 plug-in hybrid SUV from the Wey brand, which will be exhibited at the Paris Motor Show, obtained excellent results in the crash tests carried out by Euro NCAP but not as good as those of Tesla’s Model Y that breaks all records.

Builders

Kia Europe prepares the second life of its batteries

Kia Europe has partnered with a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn to create second-life energy storage systems from used electric vehicle batteries.

Builders

Tensions in the production of AdBlue, essential for trucks

(AFP) – The German government said on Wednesday it was “monitoring” the supply situation of AdBlue, a gas-based product with a very energy-intensive production essential for heavy goods vehicles, the lack of which risks endangering transport road in the country.

Markets

Will the price of electricity slow down sales of electric cars?

(AFP) – Rebates at the pump and skyrocketing electricity prices could put potential buyers of plug-in cars in doubt, but for professionals, the energy crisis will not derail the transition to “zero emission” mobility.

Markets

Daimler Truck cuts almost a third of its jobs in Brazil

(AFP) – German truck and bus manufacturer Daimler Truck is to cut 3,600 jobs in Brazil, or “nearly a third of its workforce in the country”, to cut costs, an official told AFP on Wednesday. group spokesperson.

Builders

Nissan acquires Japanese electric battery specialist

(AFP) – Japanese automaker Nissan announced on Wednesday an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Vehicle Energy Japan, a small Japanese company that develops, produces and markets lithium-ion electric batteries.

Builders

Forever Young

Today, I try to speak young about the cars of my 20s. Fortunately, a number of “young people” helped me a lot…

Analyse

Category Manufacturers

The Avenger will be the first electric Jeep but not the last…

Jeep has unveiled its electric product plan through 2025 and will open pre-orders for its small electric SUV, called the Avenger, at the Paris Motor Show for deliveries beginning at the end of the first quarter of 2023.

09/09/2022

China’s BYD to build plant in Thailand

(AFP) – Chinese automaker BYD on Thursday signed an agreement in Thailand with the WHA Group to build its first electric vehicle factory in Southeast Asia, the Thai firm announced.

09/09/2022

Nissan acquires Japanese electric battery specialist

(AFP) – Japanese automaker Nissan announced on Wednesday an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Vehicle Energy Japan, a small Japanese company that develops, produces and markets lithium-ion electric batteries.

08/09/2022

Daimler Truck cuts almost a third of its jobs in Brazil

(AFP) – German truck and bus manufacturer Daimler Truck is to cut 3,600 jobs in Brazil, or “nearly a third of its workforce in the country”, to cut costs, an official told AFP on Wednesday. group spokesperson.

08/09/2022

Kia Europe prepares the second life of its batteries

Kia Europe has partnered with a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn to create second-life energy storage systems from used electric vehicle batteries.

08/09/2022

Great Wall Motor gets 5 Euro NCAP stars for its compact and SUV

The Funky Cat electric compact from the Ora brand and the Coffee 1 plug-in hybrid SUV from the Wey brand, which will be exhibited at the Paris Motor Show, obtained excellent results in the crash tests carried out by Euro NCAP but not as good as those of Tesla’s Model Y that breaks all records.

08/09/2022

Lightyear announces a new fundraising of 81 million euros

The Dutch start-up that has designed a battery-powered electric car with solar charging has just announced a new round of financing. The company confirms the launch by the end of the year of its first model, the Lightyear 0.

07/09/2022

Volkswagen gives green light to Porsche IPO

(AFP) – The world’s second largest car group Volkswagen gave the green light on Monday evening to float its subsidiary Porsche on the stock market for one of the largest listings ever in Europe, despite markets on a slippery slope.

07/09/2022