Posts by Anthony Karr

Chery Debuts Exeed TX Plug-In Hybrid SUV

It’s a plug-in hybrid compact SUV. One of China’s biggest automakers and the country’s leading vehicle exporter, Chery, is starting its European affair at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. During the IAA, the company has introduced its new brand, Exeed, which will release “an all-new model line of passenger cars”…

2 months ago by Anthony Karr 4

Volkswagen

VW Group Will Electrify Every Model By 2030

The automaker will invest more than $24 billion to achieve its plan. Yet another major automaker is announcing plans to electrify its entire lineup. “Launching the most comprehensive electrification initiative in the global automotive industry,” the Roadmap E, Volkswagen Group aims to electrify its entire model portfolio by 2030. That’s…

2 months ago by Anthony Karr 56

Opel Unveils Grandland X PHEV

No exact details have been given so far. Opel is bringing a bunch of new vehicles to this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, including the new Insignia GSI in sedan and wagon variants and the Insignia Country Tourer. During the company’s official press conference, attended by PSA CEO Carlos Tavares, Opel’s…

2 months ago by Anthony Karr 40

Updated Skoda Vision E Debuts

The brand’s first-ever all-electric concept has two electric motors. Skoda will play a major role in Volkswagen Group’s ambitious plan to electrify its entire lineup by 2030. The Czech manufacturer wants to make electrification a permanent part of the future mobility and is giving us a sneak peek at what…

2 months ago by Anthony Karr 0

Daimler Invests $30 Million Into Flying Volocopter Electric Taxi

Public test flight scheduled for later this year in Dubai. The innovative German company Volocopter has received a financial injection of about $30 million from a consortium, which includes automaker Daimler, technology investor Lukasz Gadowski, and other investors. The company is currently working on its purely-electric flying taxi called VTOLs,…

3 months ago by Anthony Karr 5