|2017 Opel Ampera-e|
Discussing the upcoming Paris Auto Show with one of EVS readers, we have reached a timeline for a number of upcoming BEV models. Now updated with some more novelties for the next 18 months:
BAIC EH400 large sedan - H1 2017;
BYD Yuan & Song SUV's - Plug-in (BEV?) versions between Q4 2016 and Q1 2017;
Chevrolet Bolt / Opel Ampera-e - November symbolic arrival, deliveries ramp-up in December;
Opel version arrival in April in selected markets, dissemination across the continent in the 3/4 following months;
Faraday Future SUV - Somewhere in the second half of 2017, we will see the first production units being delivered;
2017 Ford Focus Electric - Arrival December 2016, full scale production
JAC iEV6E hatchback - Q4 2016;
Honda Clarity BEV - Second Half of 2017;
2018 Hyundai Ioniq BEV (40 kWh?) - Late 2017;
2017 Kia Soul EV (36 kWh) - January 2017;
2017 Nissan Leaf (40kWh battery) - LA Autoshow debut(?), December 2016 arrival, full scale deliveries in January;
Nissan Leaf II - 3Q 2017;
Renault Zoe 40 kWh - October symbolic arrival, ramp up in November, full scale deliveries in December;
Renault Twingo EV & Nissan B compact EV - Q1 2017?
2017 Smart ED - December 2016?
Tesla Model 3 - First symbolic deliveries in September 2017, rest of the year to fine tune production, with moderate production quantities and high level of QC. USA-destined units.
Beginning of 2018, significant ramp up, mainly targeted to North America.
Second half of 2018, full scale production for all markets.
2017 Volkswagen BEV's - Larger batteries to arrive in January 2017;
Is anyone missing?