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Electrified Genesis GV70 brings twin-motor AWD performance

Genesis’ GV70 mid-size luxury SUV has just gained a fully electric model. Sitting above the GV70 3.5T Sport All-Wheel Drive variant, the Electrified GV70 Performance features a twin electric motor system with all-wheel drive. With twin 180kW, 350Nm electric motors – one driving the front wheels and one driving the …

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Mitsubishi Airtrek all-electric SUV unveiled

Mitsubishi’s electrified future is previewed today with the unveiling of the new Airtrek all-electric compact SUV. Jointly developed with Mitsubishi’s vehicle production and sales joint venture in China, GAC, the brand’s first EV compact crossover will initially cater exclusively for the Chinese domestic market. According to Mitsubishi, the Airtrek was …

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Subaru joins EV race with Solterra electric SUV

Subaru has unveiled its first mass-market electric vehicle, the Solterra SUV, which is developed in collaboration with Toyota. Based on the recently unveiled Toyota bZX4 EV (below), the Solterra – which means “sun” and “earth” in Latin – is unsurprisingly, a dead ringer to the Toyota except for minor Subaru …

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Toyota converts LandCruiser 70 Series into an electric ute

Toyota Australia today announced an electric-vehicle pilot trial with Australia’s leading resources company, BHP. The small-scale trial involves a LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne. The converted vehicle – equipped for underground …

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Renault Megane e-Vision previews brand’s electric strategy

There’s no doubt the shift to electric vehicles are quickly gaining momentum. Affordable, mainstream EVs are projected to become the norm in the new decade. And Renault has jumped on the bandwagon with the introduction of the Megane e-Vision EV concept. Utilising the diverse expertise of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, the …

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First-ever MINI Electric Hatch charges in with First Edition

MINI has announced local pricing and arrival schedule for its highly-anticipated first-ever all-electric MINI hatchback. Priced at $59,900 drive away, a limited number of launch special “First Edition” variants will arrive in Australian dealerships from August 2020. The MINI Electric Hatch is based on the striking design of the three-door …

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Spotted: Audi e-tron GT EV coupe inches closer to production

Spy cameras have captured the first prototype of the Audi e-tron GT EV sports coupe. Spotted undergoing cold climate testing in an undisclosed location, the Audi 4-door full electric sports car was clad in full camouflage but that did not prevent fine details from revealing themselves. Closer inspection of these …

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Shock: Sony unveils electric Vision-S concept car at CES

Sony has just dropped a bombshell, unveiling an all-electric concept called the Vision-S at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Created to showcase the Japanese technology company’s ability in the area of mobility, the concept is equipped with no less than 33 sensors, including CMOS image sensors, solid …

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Tesla Model S ‘Plaid’ chases fastest EV sedan crown at the ‘Ring

It’s no secret that Tesla is going for the fastest 4-door electric vehicle crown by challenging the Porsche Taycan and the American company is close to wrapping development of a high-performance Model S. Caught testing at the notorious Nurburgring, the near production-ready Tesla Model S is seen without camouflage for …

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Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept unveiled

Lexus will unveil its first full-electric production model next month, following today’s world premiere of its advanced battery-powered concept that promises “unmatched driver fulfilment”. Making its world debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, the futuristic Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept is a preview of the brand upcoming electric vehicles which …

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First-ever Mazda EV set for Tokyo debut

Mazda will unveil its first ever full electric vehicle at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show in October, according to a report by Automotive News. The EV will be revealed in concept form to gauge public interest, but the company is said to have prepared a number of working prototypes with …

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Lexus to unveil all-electric CT successor at upcoming Tokyo Show?

Lexus is expected to unwrap an all-electric concept model at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show in October, according to a report by UK publication Autocar. The concept will provide a glimpse into Lexus’ first ever full electric vehicle (EV) and will be based on the brand’s futuristic LF-SA concept from …

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Toyota unveils 6 new electric concepts launching for 2020-2025

Toyota has been conspicuously quiet while the world embraces full-electric motoring but things are about to change with the Japanese giant unveiling six new battery-electric concepts it plans to roll out from the early 2020s. Widely credited for its pioneering hybrid technology and hydrogen fuel cell tech, Toyota says it …

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 arriving in Australia mid-2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed via Twitter that Australian deliveries of the long anticipated Model 3 sedan will commence in mid-2019, a few months earlier than anticipated. Martin Hungerford, one of many Australian Tesla customers who have put down deposits for the most affordable Tesla model tweeted Mr Musk …

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