The I-Pace is Jaguar's first all-electric vehicle and a completely independent model. Its specs are impressive: a combined system output of 294 kilowatts and maximum torque of 696 Newton meters. It can also fly from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds.
They laconically call it the INDIA 2.0 project — on behalf of Germany's Volkswagen Group, Czech-based Skoda Auto is out to secure a stronger foothold on the subcontinent. Doing things locally is its prescribed recipe.
Electric cars have outsold traditionally-fuelled vehicles for the first time in Norway. The nation, whose capital has been named European Green Capital 2019, wants all new vehicles sold to be electric by 2025.
With Mercedez-Benz maker Daimler bringing the Smart brand and Geely the development and production, the planned partnership hopes to have the next generation of all-electric cars on the market by 2022.
The US car manufacturer said the move would pave the way for it to become profitable again as it focuses more on electric vehicles. It also confirmed that it would sell plants in five countries across Europe.
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