Genesis GV60 AWD Dual Motor (Sport Plus) review plus range details. £65,405 ($73,700) For – handsome, great interiors, impressive drive, high-quality, fast. Against – standard electric technology. Competition – Audi, BMW, Mercedes **** The last time I clambered aboard the new Genesis GV60 electric SUV was on the terrace of my 5th floor hotel room […]
Genesis GV60 AWD Dual Motor (Sport Plus) review plus range details. £65,405 ($73,700) For – handsome, ...
Mazda CX-60 Exclusive AWD PHEV review. For – fast, classy looks, well-priced, sumptuous interiors, impressive quality. ...
DS4 Cross Rivoli E-Tense 225 PHEV review. For – looks terrific, memorable interior, lively performance, easy ...
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Aston Martin Triples Loss; Survival Might Require A Takeover. “It is difficult to see how it can survive” Troubled luxury sports car maker Aston Martin tripled its losses in the first half of 2022 and investors hoping last month’s £653 million ($744 million) capital raising might end worries about its financial security need to think […]
Mazda Lauches CX-60 SUV With A PHEV, As California Endorses The Concept. “Are customers willing to pay more for a mainstream brand, especially in Europe, where the premium car market is dominated by Germans” Mazda of Japan led the European launch of its new CX-60 SUV with the plug-in hybrid version. This might have surprised […]
Accelerating Electric Car Sales Forecast, But Devil Will Be In The Detail. “A BEV future is clearly the current conventional wisdom, but I believe that the coming years will be far more complicated and unpredictable than (this) suggests” Most graphics of battery electric vehicle (BEVs) sales forecast in Europe point relentlessly at a 45-degree angle […]
European Ambivalence Undermines Impressive Plug-in Hybrid Case. “The PHEV issue is another example of how bad politics can ruin an industry” The plug-in hybrid seems the perfect answer to the electric car dilemma; battery power for all your local needs and a traditional motor for long distances. European politicians though don’t like the idea and […]
China’s Electric Car Makers Poised To Raise Their Game In Europe. “Buyers are put off by European electric vehicles excessive prices. European and now Korean electric carmakers favor profit margins over volume, which leaves an entire section of the market, the least expensive cars, at the mercy of Chinese carmakers” Chinese electric car makers have […]
Europe’s Big Auto Makers Insist The Future Is Bright, Despite Gathering Storm. Most big European auto manufacturers reported a mixed profit performance in the first half of 2022 as they emerged from coronavirus lockdowns and a semiconductor shortage. Forecasts for the rest of the year were surprisingly positive, despite worries about peace after Russian invaded […]
Mazda CX-60 Exclusive AWD PHEV review. For – fast, classy looks, well-priced, sumptuous interiors, impressive quality. Against – electric range lags.PHEV **** £43,950 Competition – BMW X3 Mercedes GLC Audi Q5 Volvo XC60 Hyundai Santa Fe Toyota RAV-4 Mazda’s launched its new top-of-the-range CX-60 SUV with a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) version and its […]
DS4 Cross Rivoli E-Tense 225 PHEV review. For – looks terrific, memorable interior, lively performance, easy cruiser. Against – memorable interior might be gimmicky to some, pricey, not German. **** £42,200 Competition – Audi A3, Seat Cupra Formentor, Peugeot 308, Vauxhall Astra, Mercedes A250e, Kia Ceed “Sadly, the price isn’t much of an incentive to […]
Volkswagen’s Diess Goes, As Rickety Governance Defenestrates Another Leader. “Blume will be measured by how successful the VW will be in China. Then comes the eternal problem USA. Since the days of the Beetle, VW hasn’t done anything sensible in the USA” A software spat probably triggered the demise of Volkswagen group CEO Herbert Diess […]
Tesla To Lose U.S. Market Share But Retain Lead Despite Formidable New Threats. “Our forecasts suggest Tesla’s market share will decline from 70% in 2021 to 11% by 2025” The headline forecasts for Tesla look bad but the reality is positive because despite the prediction its share of the U.S. electric car market will dive […]
Auto Makers Fight Off But Inflation, Recession, Energy Undermine Prospects. “From next year, we forecast recovery, though recent statistics and the latest news on ongoing supply issues, lead us to remain cautious. Another concern relates to underlying demand, which has weakened in recent months as the economic outlook has deteriorated,” The European automotive industry, buffeted […]