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Chinese EVs Could Hurt European and North American Auto Industries

Electric vehicles made in China are often much cheaper than competing European or American models. This makes Chinese EVs the only viable option for most buyers in developing countries. European automakers are pushing for regulations that would make these vehicles less competitive. China is...

Switzerland Could Restrict EV Usage During Power Outages

Electric vehicles charging in Norway
Switzerland relies on France and Germany for its electricity supply. The country unveiled a plan to lessen the impact of potential outages this winter. The third out of four steps says to limit the movements of electric vehicles. With the recent adoption of a...

Its Official: Europe will Go Zero-Emissions Only in 2035

"France 2030" investment plan presentation at The Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris
The proposed ban on combustion-powered vehicles has now been accepted by all of the necessary institutions. This ban will prevent the sale of new gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, including hybrids and plug-in hybrids. Low-volume automakers such as Ferrari and Lamborghini will have an...

General Motors Could Develop EVs for Europe Only

The automaker currently only sells the Cadillac XT4 and the Chevrolet Corvette in Europe GM wants to increase its presence on the continent with a full lineup of EVs This means that some new EVs will be unique to Europe General Motors announced in...

MG is working on an Electric Roadster to Compete with the Mazda MX-5 in Europe

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MG is owned by Chinese SAIC and has produced a number of EVs in the last few years The last roadster sold by MG was the TF in 2011 This new electric sports car is based on the Cyberster concept British automaker MG is...

Germany Might Not Go Along with Europe’s 2035 Ban of the Combustion Engine

The European Parliament proposed new legislation that could ban new cars powered by combustion engines by 2035 This will include hybrids and plug-in hybrids Germany is not favourable to this proposition due to its potential effects on its automotive industry The recent proposal by...

Cars in Europe will Now Have Black Boxes to Record Data Before an Accident

The black boxes will work in a similar way to those on aircrafts The monitored parameters include speed, acceleration, braking, seat belt status and GPS coordinates, among others This is to help authorities determine what caused an accident and who is to blame For...