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2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo price and specs: High-riding electric wagon here by October
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3 days ago
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2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo price and specs: High-riding electric wagon here by October

The 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo has been unveiled overnight, ahead of the electric vehicle (EV)'s Australian launch in the third quarter of 2021 (July to September). The second member of Porsche's expanding Taycan family, the Cross Turismo arrives as a more practical, wagon-bodied alternative to the regular Taycan sedan – with a (small) dose of off-road capability to boot, thanks to SUV-inspired body cladding and a raised ride height.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid price and specs: Electrified SUV from $46,990 drive-away
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5 days ago
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2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid price and specs: Electrified SUV from $46,990 drive-away

Update 4/3/21: MG has updated the combined power and torque figures for the HS PHEV to 189kW and 370Nm, not 209kW and 480Nm as provided initially. The main body of this article has been updated to reflect this change. The 2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid has arrived into the Australian market as one of the best-value plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models available. The new electrified MG enters as the flagship to the HS range, priced from $46,990 drive-away.
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Ben Zachariah
Chinese phone maker Huawei to begin making electric vehicles – report
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6 days ago
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Chinese phone maker Huawei to begin making electric vehicles – report

Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, could be about to launch a range of electric vehicles. Sources close to Huawei have told news outlet Reuters the Chinese phone company is in talks with a number of car makers as it seeks to break into the automotive sector. While the company has denied the claims, it's understood to be discussing potential partnerships with state-owned Changan Automobile, as well as a BAIC Group subsidiary, to help manufacture the vehicles.
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Ben Zachariah
Electric Chevrolet Corvette due in 2024 – report
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10th Feb 2021
2 min read

Electric Chevrolet Corvette due in 2024 – report

The iconic Chevrolet Corvette sports car could drop petrol V8 power sooner than initially expected. American publication Automobile Magazine reports Chevrolet will introduce an all-electric version of the Corvette in 2024, splitting two plug-in hybrid variants due in 2023 and 2025.
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Alex Misoyannis
CATL prepping new solid-state battery with up to 400Wh/kg of density – report
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3rd Feb 2021
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CATL prepping new solid-state battery with up to 400Wh/kg of density – report

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has revealed it is in the midst of developing solid-state electric car batteries that could eventually offer up to 400Wh/kg of density. According to Chinese media reports paraphrased by Twitter user Moneyball, Xiang Yanhuo, President of CATL's Passenger Vehicle Solutions Department, told a recent conference the company's long-term plans involved introducing solid-state batteries with density of between 350-400Wh/kg.
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Susannah Guthrie