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Suzuki takes first crack at an EV with the most conceptual of concepts

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Yes, Suzuki is still making cars. Better still, its the latest legacy automaker taking its first attempt at delivering an electric vehicle to the market. During Auto Expo 2023, Suzuki showcased the world premiere of its eVX concept EV – an SUV that… well, it looks pretty similar to a combustion EV. Here’s what we know so far as the automaker looks to bring this concept to fruition.

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Porsche’s Mission R Concept offers glimpse into an all-electric motorsport future

Porsche Mission R

After teasing its debut at IAA Mobility Munich, Porsche has unveiled its Mission R concept, a study of an all-electric racing GT representing what the future of motorsports could look like. While Mission R remains a concept vehicle, Porsche said it is packed with hints at a future production model to be built with racing in mind.

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Volvo previews its all-electric future using its Concept Recharge EV

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To represent its paradigm shift in design and commitment to selling 100% electric vehicles by 2030, Volvo has shared its Concept Recharge as what the automaker is calling “a manifesto” for its next generation of EVs. The Volvo Concept Recharge introduces new design language and technologies that will be present on production EVs from the Swedish automaker moving forward.

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Artega unveils an all-electric quad-bike concept at IAA 2015 [pictures]

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Last week we reported on Artega unveiling the Scalo, an all-electric sports car concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today we’ll give you a brief overview of another EV concept unveiled at the show by the German automaker: The Karo.

The Karo is an electric quad-bike concept aimed at complying to driver license and insurance requirements for young people.

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Artega unveiled the “Scalo”; an all-electric sports car with 250 miles of range

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The Artega Scalo joins the long list of all-electric luxury cars being unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week. The German sports car maker now focuses mostly on “electromobility” in partnership with battery maker Voltabox.

The company says it will achieve a range of 250 miles on a small 37 kWh battery pack. The claim is difficult to believe, but the range is most likely calculated based on the New European Driving Cycle, which allows for longer range than most real-life driving cycles.

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Volkswagen introduces a plug-in version of the Tiguan at IAA 2015 [picture gallery and video]

tiguan_gte_european_model_5308At the Frankfurt Motor Show this week Volkswagen introduced its first plug-in hybrid SUV: the Tiguan GTE. The German automaker revisited each trim of the gas-powered Tiguan and unveiled a new plug-in one, although unfortunately only as a “concept”.

The GTE is equipped with a 13 KWh lithium-ion high-voltage battery pack allowing for an all-electric range of 50 km (31 miles), then the direct-injection gas engine takes over.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils an interesting new plug-in hybrid concept: Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile

mercedes-benz-concept-iaa-intelligent-aerodynamic-automob-11-1408x936Mercedes unveiled an interesting new concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show: a sedan which can change its features automatically from design mode to aerodynamic mode once it reaches a speed of 80 km/h (50 mph). The concept is called the IAA, which stands for Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile, not to be confused with Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), also known as the Frankfurt Motor Show, at which the concept is being unveiled.

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Thunder Power introduces new electric vehicles with a massive 125 kWh battery pack [picture gallery]

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Thunder Power unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show today two new electric vehicles equipped with a massive 125 kWh battery pack.

Thunder Power is a Taiwan-based power-tool maker established in 1987, which recently changed its focus to electric vehicles. Its first entries are a 4-door sedan (picture above), the Thunder Power Sedan, and a sport car, the Thunder Power Race (picture below).

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