Hello and welcome to the eMobility Update! With these reports we say goodbye to the weekend: the second Tesla plant in Shanghai ++ ID.3 The series version of the MG++ Faraday Future competitor FF 91++ is coming to Fiat in 2027++ and Dortmund wants It improves the charging infrastructure++
#1 – Tesla: Second plant in Shanghai?
Tesla is reportedly planning to build a new plant in Shanghai early next month Start, This will allow the manufacturer to more than double its production capacity in China – up to two million electric cars per year. The Reuters news agency reported citing people familiar with the matter. The new Tesla factory is to be built near the existing plant. It is located in an industrial park in the south-east of the metropolis.
#2 – MG ID.3 Wants to introduce competitors
The new electric model of the British SAIC brand MG Motor is announced, It is to be introduced in the fourth quarter of this year. It will be a hatchback a little over four meters long and will be called the MG4. The obvious competitor in this segment is the ID.3 from Volkswagen. A video published by MG on Twitter already shows a partially hidden render of the MG4. The car cannot be seen in its entirety in the teaser video, but excerpts can be seen.
#3 – Faraday Future: Production Version of FF 91
Faraday Future has a serial production version of its first model Presented, Production of the FF 91 is scheduled to begin in Hanford, California in the third quarter of 2022. The company has announced that it has reached the fourth of a total of seven milestones en route to the start of production: the first pre-series vehicle was built at the Hanford plant for final technical verification and certification. FF itself calls these examples “production intended vehicles”.
#4 – Fiat will become an electric brand in 2027
Internal combustion engines are used by more and more car brands soon obsolete – So in Fiat. 2027 is the end. From this year, the Italian manufacturer, which is part of the global concern Stellantis, will have only electric cars in its portfolio. The same applies to the turbo offshoot abarth. At Fiat, a hard deadline was given for the move, between 2025 and 2030. The reason given was that as soon as electric cars were cheaper than comparable combustion engines, Fiat would become a fully electric brand.
#5 – Dortmund look to improve loading
Dortmund seeks status with charging infrastructure improve, To increase the availability of the 310 charging points currently available at public and semi-public places, the city will limit parking times in the future. For example, a maximum parking time of three hours is shown for all existing and signposted public charging points.
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