From Monday to Friday at 7pm, discover your new appointment with a summary of the best news related to electric and hybrid vehicles . Today Thursday, 9 March, Tesla confirms doubling its Superchargers network on the North American continent, Bentley has an electric convertible at the Geneva show and the end of aid for the purchase reshapes the distribution of sales to Netherlands .
Superchargers : Tesla has confirmed its goal of doubling the number of Superchargers in Canada and the United States. At the end of 2017, more than 5,000 charging stations will be operational in this area. One way to anticipate the arrival of the new Tesla Model 3 whose deliveries will start in the second half.
Skoda : after the Spanish Seat, the Czech Skoda confirms its will to produce in the medium term a first electric model. The prefiguration of this model will be unveiled next month at the Shanghai show.
Audi Q8 : After the rechargeable hybrid version of the Detroit show, the manufacturer presents at the Geneva Motor Show a second declension of its Audi Q8 concept. Equipped with a Mild Hybrid system and an electric compressor, the SUV promises a reduction in fuel consumption of the order of 1 l / 100 km.
Netherlands : the end of aid for the purchase for the rechargeable hybrid models is reshaping the structure of sales of low-emission vehicles. In February, down by 10%, with 490 starts, the market is now two-thirds dominated by 100% electric models. With 153 registrations, the Tesla Model S is ranked in pole position.
Hyundai IONIQ : present at the Geneva Motor Show, the hybrid version of the compact Hyundai IONIQ offers a range of 63 km in electric mode. A figure measured by the NEDC homologation cycle and ranks the South Korean at the top of its class.
DHL : The DHL / Deutsche Post logistician has just announced its ambition to achieve by 2050 all its deliveries without consuming a drop of fossil fuel. As early as 2025, GoGreen plans to apply this measure to 70% of the first and last kilometer deliveries, whether it be its own operations or those of its subcontractors.
Bentley : In Switzerland, the British manufacturer has presented to the general surprise a second version of its coupe EXP 10 unveiled two years earlier. Cabriolet, the EXP 12 Speed e6 trades the hybrid motor rechargeable against a 100% electric traction chain offering a range of 500 km.
Israel : Helpdesk Magen David Adom (MDA) has announced the acquisition of 1,000 electrically assisted bicycles that will integrate its fleet by mid-2017. Two-wheeled vehicles that will be used by the association’s volunteers in their emergency operations in a perimeter of less than 20 km.