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Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept unveiled in Shanghai

Infiniti has released its latest concept, the Qs Inspiration, designed to blend classic sedan proportions with a fashionable tall ride height. According to the company, the design is inspired by Japanese modern art and architecture with "smooth, muscular spaces between sharp, sheer lines in the bodywork"...

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Tesla Model 3 Standard Range dropped from online configurator
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Tesla Model 3 Standard Range dropped from online configurator

The long-awaited US$35,000 Tesla Model 3 has been pulled from the company's online configurator and sales site, after just six weeks on sale. Dubbed 'Standard Range', the entry-level Model 3 offered 220mi (354km) of range, and a 0-60mph (0-97km/h) time of 5.6 seconds...


Fisker appoints industry veteran to head up manufacturing plans
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Fisker appoints industry veteran to head up manufacturing plans

Fisker has once again teased its rival to the Tesla Model Y, as it weighs up which North American city in which to base its manufacturing plant. The company, headed up by Henrik Fisker – the man responsible for the original Fisker Karma, the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin DB9 – is prepping its first 'affordable' electric vehicle at the moment, with sights firmly set on the recently-revealed Tesla Model Y...


Hyundai, Kia collaborating on EV platform
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Hyundai, Kia collaborating on EV platform

Hyundai and Kia are working on a new electric car platform, set to underpin a range of small and medium-class cars when it launches in 2021. A report from Auto Express reveals the "platform dedicated to electric vehicles is about two years away", according to company insiders...


Audi e-tron gets disappointing EPA range estimate
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Audi e-tron gets disappointing EPA range estimate

Audi's US division has released the EPA-rated driving range for its e-tron quattro SUV ahead of a sales launch in the region next month, and it's not as good as you might expect. Official testing rates the e-tron as being capable of 204mi (328km) per charge, which is significantly behind its key rivals – namely the Jaguar I-Pace (234mi, 376...


Audi Q2 L e-tron spied again
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Audi Q2 L e-tron spied again

Photographers have snapped images of the new Audi Q2 L e-tron, destined to hit the Chinese market later this year. Audi recently confirmed the EV version of its long-wheelbase small SUV (oxymoron, we know) in Geneva last month when it revealed the e-tron Sportback prototype and hinted at its upcoming electrification plans...


How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? How does an EV charge? Plus our EV glossary
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How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? How does an EV charge? Plus our EV glossary

Electric vehicles, or EVs, are coming. With recent government policy announcements honing in on a 'green' future, there's some misinformation about charging an EV and how long they actually take to charge. While this isn't a deep dive or a technical analysis, we've aimed to break down how charging works (in very basic terms) and how long you would expect each of the EVs on the market in Australia to charge...


2019 Jaguar I-Pace SE long-term review: Living with an EV in an apartment
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2019 Jaguar I-Pace SE long-term review: Living with an EV in an apartment

2000km on and we are really getting to know the Jaguar I-Pace. But, can you really live with an EV in an apartment setting? Only one way to find out.


Renault preparing Nissan Leaf rival for 2022
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Renault preparing Nissan Leaf rival for 2022

Renault is readying two new electric cars for 2022, one of which will go head-to-head with the Nissan Leaf. Reports from Auto Express have revealed the brand is waiting for batteries to become more affordable before launching what would be its largest electric vehicle to date...


Ford Mustang-inspired EV to have 600km range
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Ford Mustang-inspired EV to have 600km range

Ford has confirmed its all-electric descendent of the Mustang will go 600km between charges. Set for a 2020 launch, the SUV was once again teased at Ford's overnight Go Electric event in Amsterdam. We also learned the next-gen Escape will come with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, and the pure-electric Transit will arrive in 2021...


2021 Ssangyong Korando Hybrid: Local arm 'absolutely' interested
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2021 Ssangyong Korando Hybrid: Local arm 'absolutely' interested

Ssangyong will reveal a hybrid version of its mid-sized Korando SUV in the second half of 2021, following in footsteps of a pure-electric model set for debut in the second half of next year. Announced with minimal fanfare at last week's Seoul motor show, details about the hybrid Korando are hard to come by at this point...


Labor sets 'ambitious' 50% EV sales target by 2030
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Labor sets 'ambitious' 50% EV sales target by 2030

The car industry has expressed caution over an "ambitious" plan to have 50 per cent of all new car sales electric by 2030. Peak body for carmakers in Australia, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), said Labor's proposal for electric vehicles and emissions standards is "ambitious" but "anything's possible" – provided the required infrastructure and buyer incentives are put on the table...


Volvo XC40 EV to debut this year
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Volvo XC40 EV to debut this year

Volvo is set to reveal an electric variant of its XC40 SUV later this year, the company has confirmed. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News Europe, at a safety event in Gothenburg, Sweden, Volvo officials indicated the EV will debut before the end of 2019, before hitting showrooms in global markets from 2020...


Audi e-tron GT on the cards for Australia
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Audi e-tron GT on the cards for Australia

Audi stunned the motoring world at the end of last year when they took the wraps off the incredible looking Audi e-tron GT sports car and it looks like it'll come to Australia when it makes it into production in 2020. As we wrote last year, the e-tron GT measures in at 4.96m long, 1.96m wide and 1...


Audi RS3 production delayed, e-tron not expected until 2020
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Audi RS3 production delayed, e-tron not expected until 2020

As the global effects of WLTP compliance come into play for manufacturers, some new and existing models have hit a snag, including the all-new Audi e-tron, for the Australian market. Originally slated to launch in Australia during 2019, the e-tron now won't launch locally until 2020 as Audi works through a backlog of WLTP compliance across its range of vehicles...


Audi e-tron to be the first vehicle in Oz with digital mirrors
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Audi e-tron to be the first vehicle in Oz with digital mirrors

If you thought buying an Audi e-tron quattro would be sufficient for propelling you into the future of mobility, think again. Audi is expected to offer the e-tron locally with the option of digital mirrors – the sleek and energy efficient mirrors that feature built-in high-resolution digital cameras in the place of mirrors...


Australian Greens' EV targets, and the local car industry's response
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Australian Greens' EV targets, and the local car industry's response

The Australian Greens' proposals to dramatically grow sales of zero-emission vehicles (EV) and add a higher tax to internal combustion luxury cars have been met with a mixed response from key car industry stakeholders. The party, Australia's third-largest by votes as of the last federal election, has pledged to outright ban all internal combustion vehicles by 2030 ( a decade before France does the same, for example)...


Skoda planning low-cost EV, three all-electric models
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Skoda planning low-cost EV, three all-electric models

Skoda will build three pure-electric models on the modular Volkswagen MEB platform by 2023, including a low-cost compact. According to Automotive News Europe, the range will be headed by a production take on the Vision IV concept unveiled at the Geneva motor show. A cheaper, simpler SUV will sit below it in the range, once again with styling inspired by the concept...


2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specs
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has launched its second EV, the Kona Electric, which sits above the Ioniq and gives the company ammunition to become the local leader in semi-affordable, pluggable vehicles. The Kona Electric wears a starting sticker price of $59,990 before on-road costs in Elite spec level: $10,000 pricier than the Nissan Leaf and $15,000 more than a base Ioniq...


2019 Hyundai Kona Electric review
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric review

There are three things to know about the Hyundai Kona Electric: it’s a small SUV, it has a genuine driving range of 450km, and it costs $59,990. What else does it do? We’re glad you asked…...