Industry highlights week 30 Jan – 03 Feb 2023

BMW, Hyundai, GM, And Mercedes Won’t Yet Join Tesla's EV Price War

Tesla’s aggressive price cuts spurred Ford to action. But some automakers are sitting this fight out for now. How much longer can they wait?

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This All-Electric Microcar Could Solve Parking Problems In Crowded Urban Areas

With the EU’s ambitions for green urban mobility, there’s likely to be less and less parking space in cities in Europe in the future. But an Israel-based start-up, City Transformer, may have the answer to parking woes with its all-electric urban microcar, the CT-2.

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Exclusive: Volvo Readies EV Blitz In Biggest Product Revamp Under Geely

Volvo Cars is gearing up for an electric blitz to convert all its mainstay models – three SUVs and two sedans – into electric vehicles and to introduce a luxury electric van aimed at boosting sales in Asia, two people with knowledge of the plans said.

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Record Number Of New Electric Cars Sold In January

New electric car registrations reached their highest month on record in January, according to new figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).

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Toyota Calls On Science To Tell EV-Only Extremists That They’re Wrong

Toyota is known mostly for its hybrid-powered vehicles, with the Prius first coming into mind, but with all the other manufacturers racing towards an EV-only future, the Japanese brand seems to be lagging in terms of a wider-scale adoption on the electric-only front.

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