Industry highlights week 09 – 13 May 2022

BMW launches its Neue Klasse platform, which will first underpin a 3 Series-sized sedan that will debut in late 2025, it will continue to launch electric and electrified models based on its current CLAR platform. One such model is the next-generation 5 Series, also available as the pure-electric i5, whose debut has now been confirmed for 2023. See the article here.

Land Rover has just revealed an all-new, third-generation Range Rover Sport, and as is the trend nowadays in the industry, it comes with a plethora of electrified powertrains, although you can still get it with a non-electrified twin-turbo V8. It will be available as a plug-in hybrid from launch too, but two years from now a fully-electric variant of the Sport will be added to the range.. See the article here.

Lucid Group has announced details about its European market launch, confirming very limited availability for the range-topping Air Dream Edition and the opening of its first European retail location in Munich, Germany, on May 13, 2022. See the article here.

Joint initiative between Tesco and Marshall Fleet Solutions puts 100% solar powered refrigerated units on the road. Tesco has introduced HGV trailers with refrigeration units powered by solar panels rather than using traditional diesel engine technology. See the article here.

Battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) almost doubled their market share in the European Union during the first quarter, industry data showed on Thursday, as the rollout of models across the continent picks up pace. See the article here.

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