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.
Sportier and as a coupé also an eye-catcher, the EV 6 presents itself as the more potent brother of the Ioniq 5. Kia is finally giving the Stromer the qualities that make it the ideal travel companion on long journeys. In addition to the large battery pack and the powerful engine, the 800 volt on-board electronics are particularly interesting for a very fast charging process on the superchargers. That was reason enough for us to subject the EV6 to an extensive travel test. What qualities does the electric coupe offer as a tourer?
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.
The battery is the Achilles' heel of electric cars because it supplies the motor with the necessary energy and determines how long the range is. Various battery technologies have established themselves on the market in recent years and technical development is progressing rapidly.
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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.