• BMW's Fifth-Generation Electric Powertrain Will Use Scalable Components, Deliver 435 Mile Range

    19 days ago - By Car Scoops

    BMW is betting electric vehicles will become the next big thing and the company has announced plans to invest €200 million to create a new battery cell competence center in Munich, Germany.
    Set to open in early 2019, the battery cell competence center will play an important role in the development of the company's next-generation of electric vehicles. As BMW research and development boss Klaus Fröhlich explained, "We will be concentrating all our in-house expertise along the battery-cell value chain at our new high-tech competence center. We will focus on further improvements in battery...
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  • Porsche's Development Boss Hints At An Electric Crossover With 310+ Mile Range

    Porsche's Development Boss Hints At An Electric Crossover With 310+ Mile Range

    19 days ago - By Car Scoops

    Porsche is gearing up to launch the production version of the Mission E concept and it will reportedly become the first in a long line of electric vehicles.
    According to Automotive News Europe , Porsche expects more than half of its sales will come from electrified vehicles by 2025. In order to hit this ambitious target, the company will add another electric vehicle to its lineup and rumors have repeatedly suggested it could be an electric version of the Macan .
    Porsche's head of research and development, Michael Steiner, declined to confirm the company's second electric vehicle will be...
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