By equipping the basic version of the Tesla Model 3 with batteries, there is already a global order for CATL. The special feature of the current batteries, which have been in use since the end of 2021, is the composition of the cathode material. CATL supplies lithium iron phosphate cells for the manufacturer. They can be recognized by the abbreviation LFP, where the letter F stands for Ferrum (iron).
Since the introduction of the Volvo XC40 as a compact SUV in 2017, sales figures in Europe have increased steadily from year to year. The purely electric SUV version combines the zero-emission drive with a sophisticated armada of assistance systems. Volvo wants to continue to set the safety standards in automotive engineering and is therefore upgrading the current cars with driver assistance systems and noticeably increasing occupant protection. In the relatively mild winter, we were able to extensively experience the purely electric and probably future-oriented technology of the Volvo XC40.
As a former British sports car manufacturer, MG has a lot of tradition in the brand name. The manufacturer has been taken over by the "Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation" since 2007 and has completely realigned the core of the brand towards a lucrative price-performance ratio. The Chinese manufacturer also wants to score points in Europe and is counting on a growing dealer network in Germany. The SUV model Marvel aims to score points in the premium segment with extensive assistance systems and equipment. There are numerous suppliers in the SUV segment, the battery-electric versions are vying for… Continue reading "Does the MG Marvel R rock the competition?
With the installation of larger batteries in electric cars, many drivers also travel directly on vacation with their emission-free companions. If you want to drive to your holiday destination as stress-free as possible, you should set out with a few important tips. Proper preparation helps against unnecessary stress in the most pleasant time of the year. We at green car magazine inform you about the special features of a vacation trip with the e-car and valuable tips for planning a relaxed trip.
Switzerland is not a member of the EU and is pursuing its own national path in promoting the electric car. While high state premiums in Norway and Germany in particular provide an incentive to buy, in Switzerland a division into national and cantonal support measures ensures regional peculiarities. We take a look at electric car subsidies and the most popular electric cars.
The model range in the BEV segment is growing for all premium manufacturers. With the EQE, Mercedes offers a lucrative alternative to the conventional E-Class. The younger brother of the large-format EQS is slightly smaller at second glance, but offers a few technical highlights and conjures up a full entertainment package at night. Finally there are real innovations when it comes to relaxed long-distance journeys.