Tag: Europe

Stellantis Beats Tesla For EV Sales In Europe, Wants To Be Number 1

Stellantis finished the first half of 2022 in the second spot for electric vehicle sales in Europe, easily beating Tesla in terms of volume and lagging just behind Volkswagen. “We are head on fighting for the top spot in terms of BEV sales in European market,” CEO Carlos Tavares said in an earnings call, per […]

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Nio To Open First European Factory, Focused On Building Battery Swap Stations

Nio will open its first European factory in September and while it won’t be producing cars, it will play an important role in the company’s ongoing expansion. The Nio Power Europe Plant is located in Pest, Hungary, and will be approximately 10,000 square meters in size. It will be responsible for manufacturing and the after-sales […]

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Diesel-Powered Toyota Models In Europe Will Be Able To Run On HVO100 Fossil-Free Fuel Starting From 2023

Toyota announced that from the first quarter of 2023, the diesel-powered Land Cruiser and Hilux in Western Europe will be made compatible with HVO100, a fossil-free fuel made from 100 percent renewable sources. The Land Cruiser 150 Series ladder-frame SUV and the Hilux pickup – including the pictured GR Sport variant – will be joining […]

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Hyundai Developing A Small, Affordable Electric Car For Europe

Hyundai is planning to introduce an affordable EV to serve the European market’s appetite for small vehicles. The company warns, though, that the entry-level vehicle will take some time to develop. That’s according to Hyundai Motor Europe’s head of marketing, Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, who recently spoke to Automotive News. The small car will compete with models […]

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Driven: Suzuki Across PHEV Is The Neglected RAV4 Twin Blessed With All The Virtues Of The Original

Suzuki is known for offering smaller-sized models, but its European range has an anomaly in the form of a rebadged Toyota RAV4 PHEV / Prime. The Suzuki Across benefits from a punchy and efficient plug-in hybrid powertrain and is offered in a single but well-equipped trim level as an alternative to its twin brother. We […]

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Massive Uber Leak Reveals Questionable Tactics To Bulldoze Over Local Taxi Laws Around The World

Uber and a number of major politicians are coming under fire for the questionable tactics the tech giant used during the period in which it attempted to expand into global markets. The Guardian reports that it has received access to more 124,000 documents leaked by Mark MacGann, Uber‘s former chief lobbyist for Europe, the Middle […]

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2023 Toyota Highlander Gains Updated Tech And New Turbo Engine In Europe

A few months after announcing the updates for the 2023MY Highlander in the US, Toyota brought similar upgrades to the European version of the SUV. Thus, the EU-spec Highlander benefits from new tech, new color options, and the addition of a turbocharged 2.4-liter engine that is exclusively available in Eastern European markets. Mind you, the […]

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Ferrari, McLaren And Other Supercar Firms Get Extra Time To Meet CO2 Target

Specialized low volume carmakers including Ferrari, Aston Martin and McLaren are breathing a little easier this week after the EU agreed to extend a special arrangement exempting them from the same CO2 targets mainstream brands have to meet. Firms like Ferrari and Lamborghini that build fewer than 10,000 cars are currently allowed to emit far […]

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