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Every fifth new car in Switzerland is electric

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.

Mazda MX-30 and Indian Summer 2022

Mazda MX-30 e Makoto in Indian Summer

The MX-30 has its own cross-over charm with individual features. While the interior is compact, it has a few distinctive highlights on the exterior with a pleasing front end and a sloping rear roofline. There are probably only a handful of cars with counter-opening, sunken doors. Here, too, the MX-30 sets an accent. In the meantime there have also been a few updates regarding shorter loading times.

BMW iX3 M Sport 2022

BMW iX3 M Sport model year 2022 on test

BMW has continuously expanded its portfolio with electrified drives in recent years. The BMW iX3 can currently be configured in the "Inspiring" and "Impressive" versions. Production takes place at the Chinese production site in Shenyang of the joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive and is also produced there for worldwide export.

Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD - Copyright Opel

Is there a Manta in front of the e-charging station - GSE Revival

The manta has become history. It is now a good 50 years since the premiere of the first Manta and thus "over the hill". Many young people shaped his image, especially in the eighties of the last century. Movies were shot with him as the main actor and a category of jokes of their own was created. Probably the most memorable and shortest is: There is a manta in front of the university. You can see that as a pedestal for cult status. Those who have given it their own character traits with wide tires, spoilers and the Fuchsschanz on the antenna can look forward to a reincarnation: the Manta on the charging station.

Engine production site Cléon -Copyright Renault

Three new electric motors from Renault

In recent years, the Renault Group has invested in the production site for electric motors in Cléon. Now the plant has opened and Renault has presented the prospects for the new electric motors. The ambitious goal is to have the Renault brand fully electric in Europe by 2030. With three new electric motors, the course is set for the future.

Lexus UX300e

Lexus UX 300e – The entry-level model under test

In the coming years, Toyota will focus on hybrid drive concepts in the luxury class and new electric cars with the Lexus brand. The massive Diabolo radiator grille has become a clear trademark in the luxury segment. The UX 300e is the entry-level model for electric mobility.

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