Tag: Europe

Tesla Starts Importing China-Built Model 3 To Europe

Tesla Motors announced it will start shipping Model 3 vehicles from its Chinese factory to Europe starting this month. Countries that will receive the China-made Model 3 include Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. Tesla’s Shanghai factory in China first started delivering cars in December 2019 as the company’s first production facility outside the United States. […]

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Plug-In Hybrids No Greener, Or Even Worse, Than ICE Models, Study Finds

According to a recent study, most plug-in hybrid models aren’t more environmentally friendly than their regular combustion engine counterparts due to their limited all-electric range. Furthermore, if PHEVs aren’t regularly charged, their CO2 emissions can actually be worse than those of a conventional gasoline or diesel model. The study concludes with German researchers saying that […]

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Porsche Not Hit Too Hard By The Pandemic As It Posts “Moderate” Sales Decline

Porsche has shared its sales numbers for the first nine months of the year, recording a decline in most global markets save for the Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East region, where they actually shipped more cars than in the first three quarters of 2019. That is a mere 1 percent increase, according to the Stuttgart […]

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New Ford Mustang Mach 1 Lands In Europe With Manual Option, But Loses Nearly 30HP In The Process

Ford’s limited edition Mustang Mach 1 is making its European debut at Goodwood SpeedWeek as the best-handling Mustang ever offered to buyers in Europe. The Mach 1 is also the first production Mustang in Europe available with a TREMEC six-speed manual, although customers can also opt for a 10-speed automatic featuring an upgraded oil-cooler and […]

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Renault Megane Reportedly Keeping Diesel Offerings While Clio, Captur And Kadjar Lose Them

Following the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-powered cars have become less popular in Europe, both with governments and consumers who have started shifting their interest towards petrol or electrified vehicles. As a result, automakers had to reshuffle their lineups in order to stay on the competitive side of the market, so, many oil-burning models have been discontinued, […]

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EU Bans Rolls-Royce’s Illuminated Spirit Of Ecstasy, Will Have To Be Removed From All Models

It’s bad news for a number of Rolls-Royce owners, as well as prospective customers, across the European Union after the automaker confirmed that its illuminated Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament is no longer permitted on the streets. Rolls-Royce first showcased the illuminated Spirit of Ecstasy with the all-electric 102EX concept back in 2011. The option […]

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Hyundai Could Widen Recall Of Kona EV In Europe And North America Too Over Fire Risks

After announcing the recall of 25,564 Kona EVs in its home market over fire risks last week, Hyundai could reportedly triple those figures with a further 51,000 vehicles in Europe, North America, China and various other markets. Today, the carmaker said that it is “in the final stages of filing a voluntary recall notice with […]

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