Tag: Europe

NIO Brings Their EVs And Battery Swapping Tech To Europe, Debuts In Norway With More Countries To Follow

NIO will officially launch in Norway, with the Scandinavian country playing host as the first European market for the Chinese electric car maker. The company said that five more European countries will follow before the end of 2021, without naming them. The Chinese automaker, which was established in 2014, is best known for its battery-swapping […]

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2021 Kia EV6 Is Proving To Be Very Popular In Europe, Prospects Account For 300% Of 2021 Production

Kia has officially opened order books for the 2021 EV6 across Europe having already obtained more than 33,000 prospects and 7,300 reservations for the vehicle. The car manufacturer confirmed in a press release that it has also received more than 26,000 expressions of interest in the EV6 and, according to Kia, all of the interest […]

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2021 Audi E-Tron GT, RS E-Tron GT Go On Sale In Europe

The first units of the E-Tron GT and RS E-Tron GT have made their way to Audi‘s dealers in Europe. The executive electric sedan is available in all 27 European Union markets and in the United Kingdom. In Germany, prices start at €99,800 (equal to $120,220) for the E-Tron GT model, and €138,200 ($166,475) for […]

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2021 Seat Leon Hatch And Sportstourer Get VW Group’s 190PS Petrol Powertrain

Seat has launched a new petrol powertrain for the 2021 Leon hatchback and Sportstourer (ST). It has a 2.0-liter displacement and boasts several enhancements, such as direct injection, new turbo and reduced friction, that lower carbon dioxide emissions and improve fuel consumption. The Spanish automaker claims that it returns between 6.7 and 7.2 l/100 km […]

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Despite Rebounding From The Pandemic, Europe Is Still Struggling With Slow Car Sales

We keep reading headlines about automakers posting double-digit sales growth and big gains, but the fact remains those are only as compared to the depressed figures from 2020. Excluding last year, European sales in March were at their lowest level since 2013. Although March sales rose by 63 percent compared to 2020, the picture isn’t […]

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Ford Investing $300 Million In Romania Plant, Will Build New LCV With ICE And Electric Powertrains

Ford is committed to shifting its entire commercial vehicle lineup to run partially or fully on electricity by 2024. Furthermore, they expect two thirds of their commercial vehicle sales to be all electric or plug-in hybrid by 2030. This will also include an entirely new model that will be built at its Craiova facility in […]

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Bosch Launches Scathing Attack On EU Lawmakers, Will Invest In ICE For Another 20+ Years

According to a report by The Financial Times, Bosch has blasted the European Union’s fixation on electric cars. The report details how Volkmar Denner, the Chief Executive of Europe’s largest car parts supplier, has criticized the mooted measures that are predicted to kill off the internal combustion engine, accusing the EU of having a short-sighted […]

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Nissan Turns 2022 Rogue Into Europe’s New X-Trail For Next Year

Celebrating its world premiere at the Auto Shanghai 2021 in China, the new generation Nissan X-Trail, otherwise known as the Rogue in North America, will officially launch in Europe in summer 2022. The compact SUV will join the likes of the brand’s new high-riders, such as the smaller third-gen Qashqai (aka Rogue Sport in the […]

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Polestar 2 Single-Motor Variant Announced With 260-Mile Range

Polestar is expanding the ‘2’ lineup with the introduction of a single-motor variant. The model uses the same 78 kWh battery as the dual-motor versions, which in U.S. spec powers a 231 HP electric motor. According to Polestar’s estimates, it will deliver an EPA range of around 260 miles (418 km), whereas the optional Plus […]

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