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Volvo to go all-electric by 2030
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2 days ago
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Volvo to go all-electric by 2030

Volvo will ditch petrol and diesel power entirely and go all in on electric vehicles by the end of the decade, the brand has confirmed. The electric-only by 2030 pledge confirmed officially by the brand overnight joins its existing plan to have electric vehicles (EVs) comprise 50 per cent of its sales by 2025.
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Alex Misoyannis
Chinese phone maker Huawei to begin making electric vehicles – report
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3 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
2022 BMW iX1: Baby electric SUV imagined
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12th Feb 2021
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2022 BMW iX1: Baby electric SUV imagined

The upcoming 2022 BMW iX1 promises to be one of the first models in the company's new electrified line-up, based on the company's smallest SUV. The electric version of the X1 was spotted undergoing cold-weather testing in November 2020, adorned in camouflaged – but now illustrator Jean Francois Herbert from SB-Medien has put together this render to provide a glimpse of what we can expect from BMW's baby electric SUV.
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Ben Zachariah
Electric 'Vette: Chevrolet Corvette to abandon V8 engine
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29th Jan 2021
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Electric 'Vette: Chevrolet Corvette to abandon V8 engine

The Chevrolet Corvette will be fully-electric by 2035, dropping the petrol V8 engine which has powered the sports car since 1955. The revelation comes as parent company General Motors announced overnight its entire passenger car fleet would be battery-powered by the mid-2030s. While GM's all-electric push will exclude 'medium-' and 'heavy-duty' models within the Chevrolet and GMC pick-up range, it's understood the announcement includes future generations of the Corvette sports car.
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Ben Zachariah
'Blatant speculation' says Ford on electric Mustang rumours – report
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25th Jan 2021
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'Blatant speculation' says Ford on electric Mustang rumours – report

Ford has responded to rumours suggesting the next-generation of the Mustang will move to an all-electric platform by 2029, telling US media the reports are "blatant speculation". According to Carscoops, sources inside Ford dismissed the rumours, claiming no decision had been made on the subject. However, while the language appears to cast off the idea, it falls short of denying it entirely, indicating a fully-electric Ford Mustang was still a possibility.
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Ben Zachariah