Connect with us
1615918057 Foxconns electric vehicle facility may be headquartered in 1615918057 Foxconns electric vehicle facility may be headquartered in Mexico

Electric Cars

Foxconn’s electric vehicle facility may be headquartered in Mexico

Published

on

Foxconn Technology Group will select the site this year for its first electric vehicle plant. She considers Mexico and the United States (Wisconsin) as options.

The Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturer is already operating in these countries and can use existing facilities. This was announced today by Young Liu, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry, Foxconn’s flagship division. According to him, one of the decisive factors in choosing a location will be the availability and availability of engineers and skilled labor.

The chairman also said the company is working to finalize a joint venture agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. He declined to comment on information about a possible assembly of electric vehicles for Apple, calling it a rumor.

At the same time, Liu confirmed that Foxconn is in talks with American electric vehicle makers, with which no deal has yet been announced.

Foxconn, Apple’s largest manufacturing partner, hopes to replicate the success it has achieved in electronic contract assembly with electric vehicles. The company aims to take 10% of the electric vehicle market and start shipping solid-state batteries not in 2024, as announced, but even earlier.

Foxconn is betting on cars as smartphone growth slows. Foxconn’s core business of mobile devices worldwide has been declining in recent years. In contrast, the production of electric vehicles is growing rapidly.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Electric Cars

Polestar Electric Roadster Announced – 884 HP s., acceleration “to hundreds” in 3.2 s, power reserve 595 km

Published

on

Polestar Electric Roadster Announced 884 HP s acceleration to

Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer Polestar has announced plans to launch the Polestar O2 concept sports roadster.

Polestar Electric Roadster Announced - 884 HP  s., acceleration “to hundreds” in 3.2 s, power reserve 595 km

Recall that the Polestar O2 concept was presented in Los Angeles in March 2022. As the company noted, the Polestar O2 will become available for purchase as a production model called the Polestar 6. This will not happen soon – only in 2026.

Polestar Electric Roadster Announced - 884 HP  s., acceleration “to hundreds” in 3.2 s, power reserve 595 km

To celebrate the launch, 500 special Polestar 6 LA Concept editions will also be produced. The special edition cars will feature a sky blue color scheme, light leather interiors and 21-inch wheels, similar to the Polestar O2 concept.

Polestar Electric Roadster Announced - 884 HP  s., acceleration “to hundreds” in 3.2 s, power reserve 595 km

About Polestar 6, the manufacturer also says the following. This hardtop convertible will be built on Polestar’s custom aluminum platform. It will be based on the 800-volt architecture that has also been confirmed for the Polestar 5.

Polestar Electric Roadster Announced - 884 HP  s., acceleration “to hundreds” in 3.2 s, power reserve 595 km

The roadster will receive two electric motors with a total power of up to 884 hp. (650 kW, 900 Nm torque), 0-100 km/h acceleration time of 3.2 seconds, top speed of 250 km/h and WLTP range of 595 km.

Interestingly, the Polestar 6 is already being offered for booking. The manufacturer also notes that the estimated final price should be $ 200,000.

Continue Reading

Electric Cars

No more accidents with electric scooters? Kicksharing “Jurent” is testing scooters with autopilot and obstacle recognition

Published

on

No more accidents with electric scooters Kicksharing Jurent is testing

The kicksharing service Yurent is testing a new generation of electric scooters with the function of autonomous movement and obstacle recognition. “Yurent kicksharing service is testing a new scooter model equipped with a camera and computer vision technology. The scooter has the function of autonomous movement and can independently recognize obstacles to avoid collisions.– reported in the press service of “Yurent”.

No more accidents with electric scooters?  Kicksharing

The scooter is equipped with a semi-automatic autopilot mode, the press service explained. It can be remotely controlled to move it to the right place – for example, to a parking lot or to a scooter service point for battery replacement.

It also recognizes obstacles using a wide-angle camera and artificial intelligence. So, he sees people, vehicles and road markings and can independently respond to them to prevent an emergency. Before an obstacle, the scooter brakes itself.

The technology we are testing is still in its early stages, but it will help prevent unsafe driving in the future.“, the company noted.

So far, the technology is being tested on five scooters until the end of the summer season. If the test is successful, the service will consider launching scooters with similar functionality for a wide audience, Yurent stressed.

Continue Reading

Electric Cars

The electric Moskvich was photographed at KamAZ. It has a 150 hp engine. and a power reserve of 420 km

Published

on

The electric Moskvich was photographed at KamAZ It has a

The Tekegram channel RCI News published a photo of the Moskvich electric car at the Kama Automobile Plant – a passenger car is occupied next to the KamAZ-54901 main tractor. Despite the fact that there is no emblem on the radiator grille, the JAC Sehol E40X is easily recognized in the passenger car.

The electric Moskvich was photographed at KamAZ.  It has a 150 hp engine.  and a power reserve of 420 km

JAC Sehol E40X at the KamAZ plant

Previously, this electric car featured in a presentation shown at Moskvich during a visit to the plant of Sergei Sobyanin. So the presence of JAC Sehol E40X already at the KamAZ plant is not a coincidence at all. According to RCI News, KAMAZ workers are probably studying the model and testing it.

The electric Moskvich was photographed at KamAZ.  It has a 150 hp engine.  and a power reserve of 420 km

Sehol E40X is included in the model range considered for production at Moskvich

JAC Sehol E40X is an electric version of the JAC JS4 gasoline compact crossover, which was also shown at the presentation to Sobyanin. The electric car is equipped with a 150 hp engine. and a traction battery with a capacity of 55 kWh, providing a range of up to 420 km.

Continue Reading

Most Popular