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Banning the sale of fossil-fuel cars would benefit the climate when they are replaced by electric cars

If a ban were introduced on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, and they were replaced by electric cars, the result would...

Fastned, Tesla to power up Oxford with EV charging superhub

Dutch charging infrastructure company Fastned has teamed up with Tesla to build electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Oxford, England, it said on Friday, sending...

Porsche plans EV battery cells factory in southern Germany

Volkswagen's luxury sports car unit Porsche AG is speeding up its e-mobility drive with plans for a German factory to manufacture battery cells for electric...

Tesla drives on Autopilot through a regulatory grey zone

The fatal crash of a Tesla with no one apparently behind the wheel has cast a new light on the safety of semi-autonomous vehicles...

Nissan announced today that cumulative sales

Nissan will be showcasing a range of its latest technological offerings in the areas of performance and fuel efficiency at Auto Shanghai 2021, which...

New Jazz and Jazz Crosstar models…

Honda's new hybrid-only Jazz and Jazz Crosstar models and the Forza 750 scooter have been awarded highly coveted Red Dot Awards 2021 in the...

2024 GMC Hummer Ev Suv…

GMC’s electric supertruck lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV — and it is loaded with smart, purposeful technology. “GMC’s HUMMER...

Daimler Mobility AG and BMW Group significantly

 bp agreed to join BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG in their drive to extend and significantly improve electrification, making electric vehicle charging more...

Multi-year contract worth around 285M euros…

The BMW Group will be accelerating its expansion of e-mobility in the coming years. By 2030, at least half the company’s global sales are...

The new Maserati super sports car…

 Maserati enters the new Era with MC20, the new super sports car that combines performance, sportiness and luxury in the unique Maserati style. MC20...

Europeans can now pre-order EV6…

The all-new Kia EV6 is now available for pre-reservation in Europe. Buyers looking for a long-range, 800V ultra-fast charging electric crossover, with an eye-catching...

All-Electric Bolt EUV is first Chevy…

 Chevrolet expanded its electric vehicle portfolio with the introduction of the new, all-electric 2022 Bolt EUV, alongside the redesigned 2022 Bolt EV. Distinguished by unique...

Bentley Mulliner creates one-off…

Inspired by the Chinese colour of purity, Bentley Mulliner has created an elegant one-off Bentayga Hybrid specifically commissioned for a customer in China. The...

MINI Sharing makes it easier than ever

The traditional British brand MINI is once again setting standards in shared mobility. With MINI Sharing and the associated new MINI Sharing app, the...

The EQS is the stand-alone…

The EQS is the stand-alone, all-electric member of the new S-Class range and will be launched in Europe in August. With the EQE business...

Ford to increase battery pack assembly…

Ford today announced it is continuing to invest in an electrified future for its Valencia, Spain, operations with the new 2.5-litre Duratec hybrid engine...

High-voltage: Experts test and service…

Opel customers have had the choice of driving electrically or combustion engine powered cars for ten years. The first was the Opel Ampera in...

The CUPRA Tavascan will join the brand’s…

SEAT S.A. announced today that it will launch an urban electric vehicle on the market in 2025. With this car, the company will enter a...

GM builds pickups without certain modules due to global chip shortage, hurting fuel economy

General Motors Co said on Monday that due to the global semiconductor chip shortage the U.S. automaker is building certain 2021 light-duty full-size pickup...

Volkswagen takes aim at Tesla with own European gigafactories

Volkswagen plans to build half a dozen battery cell plants in Europe and expand infrastructure for charging electric vehicles globally, accelerating efforts to overtake...

Tesla’s Musk has new title, ‘Technoking’, unveils NFT-themed song

Tesla Inc added “Technoking of Tesla” to billionaire Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s list of official titles on Monday, in a regulatory filing that...

U.S. safety agency probes ‘violent’ Tesla crash in Detroit

The U.S. auto safety agency said on Monday it is investigating a crash in Detroit on Thursday involving a Tesla that became wedged underneath...

Kia unveils design EV platform…

 Kia Corp., South Korea's second-biggest carmaker, on Monday revealed the design of the EV6, its first dedicated all-electric model built on Hyundai Motor Group's...

LG, Luxoft launch joint venture for automotive solutions

LG Electronics Inc. said Friday its joint venture with Swiss-based software firm Luxoft has been launched as the South Korean company eyes to expand...

Outgoing CEO says Panasonic must cut Tesla reliance as battery tie-up evolves: FT

Panasonic Corp’s outgoing Chief Executive Kazuhiro Tsuga said the company will need to reduce its heavy reliance on Tesla Inc by making batteries more...

CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID now available…

The CUPRA Leon is a key pillar of the standalone brand and is leading the charge as CUPRA shifts to an electrified future. Last...

Tesla reliance as battery tie-up…

 Panasonic Corp’s outgoing Chief Executive Kazuhiro Tsuga said the company will need to reduce its heavy reliance on Tesla Inc by making batteries more...

The result with the all-electric Mustang

To step inside the Ford Mustang Mach-E is to experience an interior unlike any Ford vehicle that came before it. 1 The all-new design is the...

Cadillac’s electric future is illuminated

Cadillac’s electric future is illuminated with a “slice” of nostalgia from Tim Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands” universe, in a new commercial debuting in the fourth...

Rapid charging less than 45 minutes…

  Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE will promise both rapid charging and rapid performance when it goes on sale on 1 March. Capable of charging in just...

Outlander PHEV has a total range…

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is growing its fleet of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial vehicles as it strives to lower...

All-electric Mustang Mach-E highlights…

Have you ever seen a car beat gravity and accelerate from a standstill past a falling chandelier, differentiate between identical twins or launch head-to-head...

Efficient crossover ranked highest…

The Kia e-Niro has been ranked number one among mass-market brands in the J.D. Power 2021 Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study. For this...

Ioniq 5 can support 400-V and 800-V charging…

Hyundai Motor unveiled the all-electric midsized sport utility vehicle Ioniq 5 on Tuesday. It is the first model to use the automaker’s own electric...

Vehicles with electric drive will be incorporated…

“Now & Next” is the theme under which Mercedes-Benz Trucks is presenting its new products at the Wörth plant and giving an insight into...

The E-R9 was developed by the engineering

 Lotus has unveiled the E-R9, a dramatic new design study for a next-generation pure electric endurance racer that could be on the starting grid...

Ready for full electric e-RIFTER…

The PEUGEOT brand is continuing its global electrification push for its range of passenger vehicles. Joining forces with mobility for your personal journeys, the...

All-Electric Bolt EUV is first Chevy…

 Today, Chevrolet expanded its electric vehicle portfolio with the introduction of the new, all-electric 2022 Bolt EUV, alongside the redesigned 2022 Bolt EV. Distinguished by...

All-electric and internal combustion engine…

 Nissan today confirmed plans for its next generation of small vans for customers in Europe. Leveraging further the strength and scale of the Alliance, Nissan’s...

Tesla posts record quarterly revenue of over $10B

Tesla Inc posted record quarterly revenue of more than $10 billion for the first time in history in the October-December period last year, according...

South Korea probes adequacy of Hyundai’s Kona EV recall after new fire: ministry official

A Hyundai Motor Kona electric vehicle caught fire last week in the first-ever known case of a recalled Kona catching fire, prompting authorities to...

Second European battery cell alliance includes BMW, Tesla – Altmaier

The European Commission gave the green light on Tuesday for supporting a second battery cell alliance of 42 companies from 12 member states, including...

Hyundai teases 1st own EV platform-based IONIQ 5

Hyundai Motor Co. on Wednesday released a teaser for the IONIQ 5, the first all-electric model with its own EV platform called the electric-global...

GM to launch BrightDrop electric delivery vehicle business

General Motors Co staked its claim in the growing electric delivery vehicle business on Tuesday, with Chief Executive Mary Barra outlining plans for its...

Sales of eco-friendly cars jump 54 pct in 2020

South Korea's environment-friendly vehicle sales jumped 54 percent to exceed 200,000 units in 2020 from a year earlier on subsidies and an improvement of...

LG ‘well positioned’ to become auto solutions leader with Magna JV deal: CEO

LG Electronics Inc. is "well positioned" to become one of the industry's leaders in the area of electric and connected vehicles with its agreement...

New Fiat 500 named Car of the Year by DrivingElectric

The New Fiat 500 has taken its first award win in the UK, being crowned Car of the Year and Best Small Electric Car...

Major Mercedes-EQ Model offensive:

Major Mercedes-EQ Model offensive: Mercedes-Benz Production network goes electric: Six new Mercedes-EQ launches by 2022 Mercedes-Benz is targeting leadership in electric drives and vehicle software....

1st Turkish car’s battery to be made indigenously : CEO

The first Turkish car's batteries will be produced domestically, the CEO of Turkey's Automobile Initiative Group (TOGG) said on Saturday. As part of the memorandum...

Endurance test at the North Cape: The BMW iX undergoes final winter testing

A year prior to market launch, the series development process for the BMW iX is forging ahead as scheduled. Following the presentation of the...

Plug-in hybrid vehicles have an important role to play for electrification of personal transport

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are those which can run on both electricity and fossil fuels. But how environmentally friendly are they? And how...

Sensible 4’s self-driving vehicle software is tested in Finnish Lapland

The rapidly growing and internationalising Finnish company specialising in self-driving software, Sensible 4, uses an autonomous test vehicle to collect information about the different...

LG and Magna announce billion dollar joint venture in electric car gear

South Korea-based LG Electronics Inc and automotive supplier Magna International Inc are launching a joint venture that will make key components for electric cars,...

Elon Musk says had once reached out to Apple for acquiring Tesla

Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday he reached out to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook “during the darkest days of...

BMW unveils electric SUV to challenge Tesla, plans U.S. launch in early 2022

German luxury automaker BMW AG unveiled on Wednesday an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) called the BMW iX, planned to go on sale in the...

Electric cars to triple market share in Europe amid COVID-19, researchers say

Electric vehicles made up 8% of car sales in Europe in the first half of 2020, putting them on track to triple their market...

Sporty and Humorous: New TV Commercial for Opel Grandland X Hybrid

Key message: The Opel Grandland X is the confident and convincing choice No compromises: The perfect combination of efficiency and performance Real features:...

Locally emission-free, efficient and fit for daily driving: Audi’s formula for plug-in hybrids

A conventional internal combustion engine or a fully electric powertrain? There is a third answer to this fundamental question of modern mobility: PHEV –...

Opel Continues Electrification Push: Electric Movano to Debut in 2021

Entire light commercial vehicle portfolio to be electrified by end of next year Nine electrified vehicles in the most important segments by end...

NEW CITROËN Ë-JUMPER : A PAYLOAD UP TO 17 M³ IN 100% ËLECTRIC MODE

Citroën is continuing its 2020 electric offensive with New ë-Jumper – 100% ëlectric. This compact van is the 3rd electrified van and the...

AMI – 100% ËLECTRIC PRESENTS 20 NEW DESIGNS TO ILLUSTRATE 20 DISTRICTS OF PARIS

Since the opening of orders 100% online on its site store.citroen.fr/ami., Ami - 100% ëlectric has already won over more than 1000 customers by...

As Bronco Turns 55 Years Old, Ford Celebrates with All−New Bronco Adventure Concepts, First Off−Roadeo Location and Baja Race Plans

HOLLY, Mich., Aug. 2020 – In honor of Bronco’s 55th birthday, Ford celebrates the unprecedented response to the all-new Bronco and Bronco Sport rugged SUV...

Electric cars on the Olympic mountain…

28 years ago, in the middle of August 1992, an electric car drove ahead of the Marathon event at the Barcelona Olympic Games, a...

Toyota plans new $1.2 billion EV plant in Tianjin with FAW: document

BEIJING/TOKYO- Japanese automaker Toyota plans to build a new electric vehicle plant in the Chinese city of Tianjin with its local partner FAW Group,...

Tesla market cap surges past Volkswagen to $100 billion….

Elon Musk has steered his electric carmaker into new territory as the company, for the first time, is valued at more than $100 billion....

Daimler doubles down on austerity as electric era beckons….

Daimler's new CEO has promised the luxury German carmaker "will change radically" after a 64% slump in net profit. The Mercedes-Benz owner needs to...

Race car inspired: Energy optimisation at the heart of knowledge sharing

Groupe Renault is a pioneer and expert in electric mobility – the cornerstone of the Group’s current and future commitment to sustainable mobility for...

The Electric Alternative to an IC Forklift…

The new EPXi series CLARK electric forklift is a quiet non-polluting operation alternative to internal combustion engine trucks. The robust electric counterbalanced EPXi is...

Volkswagen passes the mark of 250,000…

In mid-December at the Autostadt, the Volkswagen brand delivered the 250,000th electric car since the introduction of the e-up! in 2013. The brand’s electrified...

Fun to drive since 1982…

Rüsselsheim.  Fun, electrifying and fast: that’s the Opel mood in 2019 and going into next year! From the launch of the new Corsa-e to...

The CUPRA Leon Competición is the first touring race car

CUPRA is once again innovating in the motorsport world with the first-ever pre-booking platform for a touring racing car. As CUPRA has motorsport in...

Model and electric offensive in 2020: 34 new models in total…

Wolfsburg – The Volkswagen brand will be launching 34 new models worldwide next year, including twelve SUVs and eight electric or hybrid vehicles. Volkswagen COO...

Rivian R1s Suv and R1t Pick-up Truck…

Both of these vehicles are all-electric and they come from Rivian, a startup car maker based in the US. Offering something new to the...

Jaguar is giving I-PACE customers an early Christmas present…

Engineers have applied advanced technical insights from the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race series to optimise the management of battery, thermal and AWD systems to enhance...

Volvo Cars refinances SEK5 billion of existing preference…

Volvo Cars has issued SEK5 billion worth of convertible preference shares to a group of Swedish institutional investors, comprising Swedish pension fund AMF and...

Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks for construction operations

How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having...

Electrifying across the range: Grandland X PHEV, Corsa-e, Vivaro-e

Rüsselsheim.  Fun, electrifying and fast: that’s the Opel mood in 2019 and going into next year! From the launch of the new Corsa-e to...

First Sight: ​GAC’s record breaking ENO.146…

GAC has unveiled the ENO.146 concept, with the lowest drag coefficient of any four-door sedan at 0.146Cd. Car Design News spoke to Fan Zhang...

All Vauxhall models will be electrified by 2024…

Luton – Vauxhall’s all-new Corsa has won the prestigious AUTOBEST “Best Buy Car of Europe 2020”.   The fifth generation Corsa, available for the first time as...

Opel Completes Installation of 350 Charging Points…

Rüsselsheim.  One year after announcing “Electric City”, Opel has reached an important milestones of the project: The carmaker has completed the installation of the...

Changes to the all-electric model will improve battery performance…

Engineers have applied advanced technical insights from the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race series to optimise the management of battery, thermal and AWD systems to enhance...

Holistic energy concept based on geothermics…

Sustainable concepts for future sales: Recently, the company has been showing that economy and ecology do not contradict each other at the new Audi...

New Grandland X Hybrid now available in front-wheel drive…

Luton – Available to order now and priced from £32,390 on-the-road, Vauxhall is continuing its electric offensive with the new front-wheel drive Grandland X Plug-in...

Harley-Davidson LiveWire™…

IN BRIEF The 2020 LiveWire™ model is an exhilarating motorcycle that pushes the boundaries of performance, technology and design in the two-wheel world. The LiveWire™...

Energy regenerated through driving the Nissan LEAF for 18,000 km…

PARIS, France – Nissan will be dashing through the snow this Christmas with a bright festive Nissan LEAF powered by its own regenerated energy. To bring...

The latest BMW plug-in hybrid line-up…

The first electrified X3: The BMW X3 xDrive30e • Combining efficiency and performance: The all-new BMW 330e Saloon • The second-generation electrified BMW X5...

New research from Hyundai reveals there are a staggering 36,750 different…

Hyundai today releases new research that shows there are 36,750 different ways to drive, with even the type of car you drive affecting your...

Starts local battery production in Bangkok…

Bangkok. The global battery production network within the Mercedes-Benz Cars production network has put the third production facility into operation: A factory for plug-in...

Audi Transformation Plan has freed up more than €4 billion since it was started

AUDI AG has planned a total amount of approximately €37 billion for research and development expenditure and investment in property, plant and equipment over...

New ideas for the future…

Stuttgart/Paris. Daimler was the first manufacturer to put a fleet of 200 smart vehicles on the road for location-independent carsharing in 2009. Ten years...

Electric vehicle depot new-build

Reutlingen / Stuttgart – To the sound of great applause, four purely electrically powered Mercedes-Benz urban buses were handed over to Reutlinger Stadtverkehr (RSV) on...

Performance Electric Cars Presented By Automobili Pininfarina, Bosch and BENTELER

At a press conference ahead of the Frankfurt International Auto Show, Michael Perschke, CEO of Automobili Pininfarina, along with Johannes-Jörg Rüger, CEO of Bosch...

World’s first all-electric British hypercar makes its China…

Lotus confirms today that the Evija has entered its initial build phase in the UK, as the hypercar’s global tour continues this week with...

The first EV from Lexus embodies the refined driving performance

LEXUS will introduce its first battery electric vehicle (BEV), the UX 300e, at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, which will be held in Guangzhou,...

Outcomes would include cheaper energy…

An action plan to unlock the potential of electric vehicles and battery technology and enable Europe to meet its goal of becoming carbon neutral...

Jaguar’s Driver Condition Monitor technology reacts to the tell-tale signs

As part of a wider vision to enrich and improve the lives of its drivers and passengers, Jaguar has developed a piece of technology,...

Kia Soul EV claims ‘Green Car Award’…

Kia has won two 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year awards – the Kia XCeed won the ‘Urban Car Award’, while the Kia...

BP Chargemaster public charging points…

Public charging points operated in the UK by BP Chargemaster are now regularly supplying more than 60 MWh (60,000 kWh) of energy per day,...

We’ve never seen a Ford Mustang like this before

T MAY have adopted the name of America’s classic muscle car but the Ford Mustang Mach-E ushers in a whole new era for the...

Accelerated ‘Electric Vision’ strategy will see all Honda’s European

Honda is further accelerating its electrification plans for Europe by moving forward its goal for all of its European mainstream models to feature electrified...

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