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EXIT - the global automobile manufacturer's electric car offensive

The planned innovations in the Euro 7 standard from 2025 is a challenge for all global manufacturers. In the first half of 2021, most manufacturers have already set their exit scenarios from the internal combustion engine with a specific date following the announcements made in recent years. As a discontinued model, the combustion engine will only be of interest to car markets without clear specifications for the manufacturer. A look at the exit scenarios of the traditional manufacturers shows clear differences.

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IAA Mobility Splitter 2021

This year, the IAA Mobility stands for many premieres in the field of electromobility. This year the global manufacturers are planning a big hit with regard to emission-free electric cars. The presentation of the VW.ID from Volkswagen will probably place the future on electric cars at the core brand. The complete conversion of the motor vehicle fleet to electric cars was accelerated several times over the course of the year. There are also ambitious goals for expanding the charging infrastructure in Europe.

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E-Niro goes into the new model year with upgrades

At the Consumers Electronic Show in Las Vegas in January 2018, Kia gave an outlook on its electromobility strategy and showed the Niro EV concept vehicle. The battery-electric version of the Niro crossover model is already one of the most popular SUV models in the BAFA statistics. In the meantime, 204 of the e-Niro Spirit 2020 model year 3.475 alone have received the environmental bonus (as of July 1, 2021)

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Electric Renault Hippie Van celebrates its premiere

Renault is putting a moving hotel on wheels for glamping fans. An electric camping van study is celebrating its premiere at the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon and comes up with a number of highlights. This includes, for example, an exclusive equipment up to the delivery drone, which is supposed to deliver online orders directly to the roof of the camper.

VW ID.3 1st Edition 2021

ID.3 surprises in long-distance test

After many months until the software operating system for the ID.3 was finally released, the electrified successor to the Golf is already part of everyday street life in 2021. In our long-distance test, it sets a few standards by which the competition in the compact class can orient itself. A look at the references for ID.3.

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Mini Cooper SE Facelift - Price List July 2021

Two years ago, almost no manufacturer could be without an electric vehicle concept at the IAA 2017. And so BMW Mini also presented a purely electric design study in Frankfurt: The MINI Electric Concept was intended to give a foretaste of the purely electric series model of the MINI, which was presented in 2019. Now the Mini has been presented with the new facelift since March 2021 with a 135 kW / 184 PS electric motor and extensive standard equipment including LED headlights, 2-zone automatic air conditioning, heating with heat pump technology, auxiliary heating, electric parking brake and connected navigation.

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