World premiere of Suzuki’s EV concept model eVX has been made at the Maruti Suzuki Pavilion at Auto Expo 2023, Delhi..
The eVX is an all-electric concept SUV derived out of Suzuki’s first global strategic EV, scheduled to be introduced to the market by 2025.
UK market leader Tesla has slashed prices by as much as £8000 having fallen short of Wall Street forecasts in 2022 and some trade observers believe such steep cuts will force other car makers to slash their ev-prices which have been rising each month.
The discounts affect the Tesla Model 3 saloon and the Tesla Model Y crossover, with the latter being more significantly impacted, and the largest reduction has been applied to the Model Y Performance, which is now priced at £59,990, £8000 less than previously while the Model Y Long Range has been discounted by £5000 to £52,990 and the entry-level Model Y Rear-Wheel Drive had its price cut by £7000 to £44,990 and they have been UK’s best selling evs in 2022.
A total of 448,000 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be registered in the UK in 2023, according to figures from DriveElectric, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle leasing companies.
This figure is based on DriveElectric’s own forecasts, and it represents a significant increase from 267,203 – the number of battery electric vehicles (cars and light vans) registered in the UK in 2022. The figure of 448,000 does not include plug-in hybrids (PHEVs).
New electric van data shows that December was a disappointing month for van sales, and electric vans were sadly no exception.
Despite this, E-vans continued their steady growth over the last few months, claiming 8% of the overall market last month and this is a trend seen throughout the entire year, according to New Automotive EV count.
UK drivers are only 11 years away from not fitting into parking bays.
According to Vanarama’s study, cars in the UK are only 11 years and four months away from their cars being too big to park into the average car parking bay while only four countries (South Korea, the USA, Vietnam and Ethiopia) will outgrow their bays before the UK, due to the gradual increase in sizes of models.
Kleanbus has completed the development of its first advanced modular electric platform, installing the pioneering system into its first prototype vehicle.
Combining proven e-powertrain components from leading Tier 1 suppliers with Kleanbus’ own integration technology and proprietary software, Kleanbus’ ‘e-drivetrain in a box’ can convert a bus, whether single or double decker, from ICE to fully electric quickly and cost-effectively.