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NIO signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shell

NIO announced it has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Shell to further collaborate in the electric vehicle and energy industries globally. According to the...

26 November 2021

The all-new Kia Niro world debuts at 2021 Seoul Mobility Show

Kia Corporation has revealed the all-new Niro today for the first time at the 2021 Seoul Mobility Show. Completely redesigned from the ground up, the all-new Niro has been...

26 November 2021

Cadillac LYRIQ goes on pre-sale in China

The Cadillac LYRIQ is now on pre-sale in China. The price of the long-range luxury model is CNY 439,700. Customers can place their order through Cadillac's IQ app or WeChat...

25 November 2021

With its new generation LiDAR, Valeo makes autonomous mobility a reality

Valeo presented its third-generation scanning LiDAR, set to make its market debut in 2024. This new technology, which offers significantly enhanced performance, makes autonomous...

25 November 2021

The new 2022 Chevrolet Menlo EV is launched in China with an improved range of 518 km

The 2022 Chevrolet Menlo EV sporty-looking sedan has an improved electric range of up to 518 km on a single charge. With a new 61.1-kWh high-performance ternary lithium battery...

25 November 2021

Polestar 5 previewed in the next episode of Polestar Precept documentary

-In the latest episode of its YouTube documentary series, "Precept: from Concept to Car", Polestar has previewed more of the final design direction for the forthcoming Polestar 5...

25 November 2021

Northvolt produces first fully recycled battery cell

Northvolt announced that its recycling program, Revolt, has produced its first lithium-ion battery cell featuring a nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cathode produced with metals...

25 November 2021

New Peugeot e-208 & new Peugeot e-2008: Technological developments for more range

The latest technological developments from the start of 2022 on the 100% electric versions of the new Peugeot 208 and 2008 will be adding up to 25 km and 8% more range on the WLTP...

24 November 2021

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB 300 4MATIC and EQB 350 4MATIC go on sale starting at 55,311.20 euros

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB 300 4MATIC and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4MATIC can now be ordered with prices starting at 55,311.20 and 57,988.70 euros, respectively. In Germany...

24 November 2021

IONITY announces €700 million investment to enable rapid EV charging network expansion

IONITY, Europe's leading high-power charging network - open to drivers of all electric vehicle brands - today announces a combined €700 million investment from its current...

24 November 2021

The Volkswagen ID.5 goes on pre-sale in Germany from an entry-level price of 46,515 euros

The Volkswagen ID.5 is now avaialble for pre-sale in Germany from an entry-level price of 46,515 euros. At launch, Volkswagen offers the following models: Volkswagen ID.5 Pro with...

22 November 2021

The VinFast is launched with its first two eSUVs - the VF e35 nd VF e36

At the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show, VinFast officially launched its global electric vehicle brand and unveiled two electric SUV models, the VF e35 and VF e36, with several advanced...

22 November 2021

Genesis Electrified GV70 goes official at Auto Guangzhou 2021

Genesis introduced the Genesis Electrified GV70 luxury electric SUV model by hosting a world premiere event at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China, which...

22 November 2021

SAIC Audi Q5 e-tron was presented at Auto Guangzhou 2021, will remain a China-bound model

The new Audi Q5 e-tron by SAIC Audi China has been revealed at the Auto Guangzhou 2021 and is intended for the Chinese market. It is based on VW"s MEB platform and is a more...

22 November 2021

The XPeng G9 built for the global market is unveiled at the Auto Guangzhou 2021

XPeng unveiled its new XPeng G9 flagship smart SUV at the 19th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Incorporating XPENG’s latest state-of-the-art software architecture...

22 November 2021

GAC Group at the Auto Guangzhou 2021

GAC Group, along with its associated brands GAC MOTOR and GAC Aion, had a strong presence at the event, with many models on display and chances to share their future plans. Part...

22 November 2021

The ultra-futuristic HiPhi Z from Human Horizons is pushing auto industry standards

Following its first flagship vehicle, the HiPhi X, Human Horizons has announced details of its newest addition to the HiPhi range. The all-new ultra-futuristic digital-GT, the...

22 November 2021

Mercedes-Benz will produce its axial-flux electric motors designed by YASA at its Berlin site

Mercedes-Benz will build ultra-high-performance axial-flux electric motors at its Berlin site, as the world's pre-eminent luxury car brand prepares to go all-electric by 2030...

18 November 2021

The 2023 Fisker Ocean production version debuts at the LA Auto Show, prices start at USD 37,499

Fisker today revealed its Fisker Ocean SUV on the first media day of the Los Angeles Auto Show. "Our mission is to create the world’s most innovative and sustainable vehicles that...

18 November 2021

GM celebrates the grand opening of Factory ZERO - an American EV factory

Today, GM celebrates the grand opening of Factory ZERO - an American EV factory. Production is now set to begin at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years...

17 November 2021

2023 Nissan Ariya Electric crossover debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show returns to the L.A. Convention Center for the first time since 2019 and Nissan is pulling out the stops with an all-star display of new vehicles...

17 November 2021

The Volvo Concept Recharge is unveiled at Automobility LA

Labelled a manifesto for Volvo Cars' future, the pure electric Concept Recharge does much more than showcase the company's future design language and product strategy. With the...

17 November 2021

The new Porsche Taycan GTS and Taycan GTS Sport Turismo

At the LA Auto Show, Porsche will be presenting a new version of its electric sports car. The third body version of the first all-electric Porsche model series will also make its...

17 November 2021

2022 BMW iX configurator for the US market is now open, prices start at USD 83,200

The 2022 BMW iX xDrive50 has an active configurator for the US market. We didn't see the 2022 BMW iX xDrive40 model there though. In the USA, the 2022 BMW iX xDrive50 starts at...

17 November 2021

Fisker Inc. offers a sneak peak of the Fisker Ocean at the famous Manhattan Beach Pier

Fisker today offered a sneak peek of its Fisker Ocean all-electric SUV. A pair of vehicles took in a classic South California sunset at the famous Manhattan Beach pier. Fisker...

17 November 2021

The Kia Concept EV9 is presented at Automobility LA

Having just launched the EV6 to great international acclaim, Kia Corporation has stunned onlookers at the AutoMobility LA with the reveal of its all-electric SUV concept, the Kia...

17 November 2021

Hyundai Motor Unveils SEVEN Concept, Segment-busting SUEV for IONIQ Brand

Hyundai Motor Company today revealed SEVEN, the new sport utility electric vehicle (SUEV) concept at AutoMobility LA. This category-bending electric SUV concept will be on display...

17 November 2021

2023 Subaru Solterra for the US market debuts at the LA Auto Show

Subaru of America, Inc. today revealed its first-ever all-electric SUV, the 2023 Subaru Solterra, at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The highly anticipated Solterra is packed with new...

17 November 2021

The 2023 Toyota bZ4X production model for the USA debuts today - preliminary specifications

Toyota's all-electric bZ4X made its U.S. production model debut today. As a leader in electrification, Toyota's introduction of bZ4X represents the first of a global series of...

17 November 2021

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB 300 4MATIC and EQB 350 4MATIC specifications, EU market

Whether it's for a large nuclear family or a small extended family: as a seven-seater, the new EQB offers space for many family configurations and a wide variety of transport...

15 November 2021

The 2023 Subaru Solterra all-electric SUV goes official in Japan

Subaru has unveiled the 2023 Subaru Solterra for Japan today and the global version will go official ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show. The all-electric five-passenger SUV is...

11 November 2021

Kia teases the Concept EV9

Kia today revealed the first official images of the Kia Concept EV9, an all-electric SUV concept that embodies the company's commitment to become a sustainable mobility solutions...

11 November 2021

Kia unveils roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045

Kia Corporation has set out its vision to become a truly sustainable, responsible, and innovative mobility solutions leader, announcing a commitment to achieve carbon neutrality...

11 November 2021

Audi Q4 e-tron is 2022 Green Car of the Year

The zero-emission Audi Q4 e-tron has risen to the top amid a stellar field of all-electric finalists to earn the coveted honor as Green Car Journal's 2022 Green Car of the Year...

5 November 2021

Germany sets new EV sales record

While sales of conventional vehicles have suffered under supply shortages and long delivery times, EVs are rolling out of dealerships in Germany. The German Association of the...

5 November 2021

MINI will present the first model from a new generation of EVs in 2023

In 2023, MINI will present the first model of a new generation of purely electrically powered vehicles. The future core portfolio of electric cars will include the MINI 3-door and...

4 November 2021

The Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH Electric goes official, starts selling in the spring of 2022

Set to be shown to the public for the first time on November 16th at the Solutrans car show in Lyon, the all-new Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH Electric is making headway across the...

4 November 2021

Hyundai will unveil SEVEN, an all-electric SUV concept, at AutoMobility LA on Nov 17

Hyundai revealed teaser images of the sleek and spacious SEVEN, an all-electric SUV concept to be fully unveiled at AutoMobility LA later this month. SEVEN captures Hyundai...

4 November 2021

2022 Volkswagen ID.5 E-SUV coupé and its 2022 Volkswagen ID.5 GTX variant go official

Volkswagen presented today the 2022 Volkswagen ID.5 E-SUV coupé and its 2022 Volkswagen ID.5 GTX variant. Bearing a lot of resemblances with the ID.4 counterparts, the new models...

3 November 2021

The Ford F-100 Eluminator concept is presented packing the new Ford Performance Parts Eluminator electric crate motor

Ford today previews the future of electrified custom vehicles with the reveal of the all-electric Ford F-100 Eluminator concept – a zero-tailpipe-emissions demonstration truck...

3 November 2021

Volkswagen ID.5 and ID.5 GTX will debut on Nov 3rd

On November 3rd at 14:00 CET, Volkswagen will present its first E-SUV coupé, the all-electric top model with premium features based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB). The...

2 November 2021

The XPeng P7 is launched in Norway

XPeng today launched its flagship smart electric sedan XPeng P7 in Norway. The flagship model is available in Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) Super Long Range and 4-Wheel Drive (4WD)...

27 October 2021

CATL and Hyundai Mobis sign CTP technology licensing and partnership agreement

CATL and Hyundai Mobis have signed a technology licensing and partnership agreement, according to which CATL will introduce and disclose its CTP (cell to pack) technology to MOBIS...

27 October 2021

GM to expand access to EV charging with more than 40,000 community-based charging stations

General Motors announced a new community charging program to install up to 40,000 Level 2 EV chargers across the U.S. and Canada. GM and its dealers will work together to expand...

27 October 2021

A fully-electric Range Rover is due to arrive in 2024

With the reveal of the 2022 Land Rover Range Rover the brand only mentioned that a full-electric Range Rover will join the lineup in 2024 which most probably means a 2023 reveal...

27 October 2021

The first series-produced BMW i4 has today rolled off the production lines at BMW Group Plant Munich

The first series-produced BMW i4 has today rolled off the production lines at BMW Group Plant Munich. The company's home plant now manufactures all drive variants on a single...

25 October 2021

XPeng 1024 Tech Day unveils smart EV technologies and mobility ecosystem

XPeng revealed a series of innovations at its annual 1024 Tech Day, including the latest and most sophisticated version of its in-house developed advanced driver assistance system...

25 October 2021

Stellantis and Samsung SDI announced a JV for EV battery production in North America

Stellantis and Samsung SDI announced that their companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North...

25 October 2021

Optimise the range of your fully electric Volvo with thr new Range Assistant app in the latest OTA update

Drivers of the fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge can soon optimise the driving range of their car even further, thanks to a new Range Assistant in-car app that is released in a...

21 October 2021

Volkswagen ID.4 USA Tour Sets a New Guinness World Records Title on Hankook EV Tires

Hankook Tire has successfully completed the "Volkswagen ID.4: Great Roadshow through the U.S." with its electric vehicle-specific tire Kinergy AS EV. The tour team has newly set a...

21 October 2021

Toyota to invest $3.4 billion in automotive batteries in the USA by 2030

Toyota announced today that it will invest approximately $3.4 billion (380 billion yen) in automotive batteries in the United States through 2030. Specifically, the investment is...

19 October 2021

Ford to invest £230 million to transform its Halewood operations in the UK

Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford...

19 October 2021

Honda's electrification strategy in China includes 10 EV models from the e:N series

Honda has unveiled its new electrification strategy for China by 2030. According to it, all new models Honda will introduce in China after 2030 will be electrified, such as hybrid...

19 October 2021

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution to form a JV for Li-Ion battery production in North America

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution today announced that their companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules...

19 October 2021

Foxconn launches the Foxtron EVs with Model C, Model E, and Model T

Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) introduced for the first time, three autonomously developed electric vehicles under the Foxtron brand: the Model C recreational vehicle, the...

19 October 2021

SVOLT to build a 60 GWh battery production site in Chengdu, China

SVOLT announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chengdu Municipal Government to build a 60 GWh battery production site in the Sichuan Province. SVOLT...

15 October 2021

IONITY Plug & Charge function is launched in Europe

IONITY announces it is the first open charging network in Europe to offer Plug & Charge, at all its charging stations. The announcement will make electric vehicle charging easier...

12 October 2021

BorgWarner broke ground on a new plant in Portugal for EV motors, inverters, and BMS

BorgWarner broke ground on a new plant in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, where it plans to produce electrification products such as electric motors, inverters, and battery management...

12 October 2021

SK IE Technology fully operates a lithium-ion battery separator plant in Poland

SK IE Technology (SKIET), the material business subsidiary of SK Innovation announced that it held an opening ceremony for the lithium-ion battery separator plant in Silesia...

8 October 2021

Northvolt invests $750 million in a world's first R&D campus covering the entire battery ecosystem

Northvolt announced it is expanding Northvolt Labs in Västerås, Sweden, into a fully integrated ecosystem for catalyzing technological advances in the emerging European battery...

7 October 2021

BMW Group: sales of fully electric vehicles more than doubled

The BMW Group sold 231,576 electrified vehicles worldwide between January and September (+98.9%). Third-quarter sales of fully-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles climbed 43.1...

7 October 2021

BMW Group invests in innovative technology for efficient and sustainable lithium extraction

The BMW Group is stepping up its expansion of electromobility and will be releasing about ten million fully electric vehicles onto the roads over the next ten years or so. By...

6 October 2021

Chevrolet Silverado EV will debut at CES 2022

Chevrolet will debut the all-electric Silverado at CES 2022. The reveal will take place during the opening keynote delivered by General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra on...

6 October 2021

GM unveiled Ultra Cruise - an advanced driver-assistance technology

General Motors unveiled Ultra Cruise, an all-new, advanced driver-assistance technology, designed to ultimately enable hands-free driving in 95% of all driving scenarios. Ultra...

6 October 2021

GM signs a MoU with GE Renewable Energy to develop a supply chain of rare earth materials

General Motors and GE Renewable Energy announced they have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate opportunities to improve supplies of heavy and light...

6 October 2021

GM to build another EV battery facility on its campus in Warren, Michigan

General Motors announced the Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center, an all-new facility that will significantly expand the company's battery technology operations and accelerate...

5 October 2021

Qualcomm and SSW Partners reach definitive agreemnet to acquire Veoneer

Qualcomm and SSW Partners today announced they have reached a definitive agreement to acquire Veoneer, Inc. for $37.00 per share in an all-cash transaction, representing a total...

5 October 2021

Magna announced the termination of the merger agreement with Veoneer

Magna International Inc. today announced that the board of directors of Veoneer, Inc. has determined that the previously announced proposal by Qualcomm Incorporated to acquire...

5 October 2021

LG Energy Solution procures a 6-year lithium offtake agreement with Sigma Lithium

Sigma Lithium Corporation announced the signing of a binding term sheet for an offtake agreement on a "take or pay" basis (the "Offtake") for the sale of 6% battery-grade high...

5 October 2021

NIO provides September and Q3 2021 results

NIO Inc. announced its September and Q3 2021 delivery results. In September 2021, NIO delivered 10,628 vehicles globally, an all-time high monthly record representing a robust...

1 October 2021

Foxconn (Hon Hai) buys Lordstown Motors' assembly plant in Ohio

Lordstown Motors Corp. and Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) announced that they have reached an agreement in principle to work jointly on Lordstown Motors' electric vehicle...

1 October 2021

SK On launches today, already has orders for more than 1,000 GWh of batteries

SK Innovation today launched its battery division split off - the SK On as a wholly-owned subsidiary, meaning it is 100% owned by SK Innovation. In a split-off, the parent company...

1 October 2021

The Genesis GV60 luxury EV is official

Genesis has unveiled its first dedicated electric vehicle, the GV60, a model that embodies the brand's journey towards electrification. The GV60 follows the same model naming...

30 September 2021

Ford to build a new mega campus in Tennessee and twin battery plants in Kentucky

Ford announced its plans to bring electric vehicles at scale to American customers with two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and...

28 September 2021

Mercedes-Benz joins the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) with Stellantis and Total

Mercedes-Benz is taking an equity stake in European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC) to scale up development and production of next-generation...

24 September 2021

LG Energy Solution is working on a silicon all-solid-state battery for EVs and grid storages

Engineers created a new type of battery that weaves two promising battery sub-fields into a single battery. The battery uses both a solid-state electrolyte and an all-silicon...

24 September 2021

GM presented three all-new EV motors

At the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, General Motors three all-new motors that will power its Ultium-based EVs. Designed by GM, the 180 kW front-drive motor, 255 kW rear- and...

23 September 2021

Honeywell is chosen by Ultium Cells to ensure the quality of the EV batteries produced in Lordstown

Honeywell announced that Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between LG Energy Solution and General Motors (GM), will use Honeywell's Quality Control System (QCS) to ensure the...

23 September 2021

The Renault Mégane E-TECH Electric goes official

Renault's all-new Mégane E-TECH Electric is the first of its Generation 2.0 electric vehicles and marks the beginning of a new chapter of the electric revolution started some 10...

6 September 2021

Volkswagen premiers the ID.LIFE at IAA Mobility 2021

Volkswagen is once again speeding up the transformation to electric mobility with its ACCELERATE strategy, making sustainable mobility accessible to even more people by 2025, a...

6 September 2021

ŠKODA teases the ENYAQ COUPÉ iV

More emotive design, better aerodynamics and therefore improved range on a single charge. That’s what the new all-electric ŠKODA ENYAQ COUPÉ iV offers. While the design of the new...

6 September 2021

The BMW i Vision Circular - the ultimate driving machine

With the BMW i Vision Circular, the BMW Group is looking ahead to a compact BMW for the year 2040 that is focused squarely on sustainability and luxury. The four-seater is fully...

6 September 2021

Audi at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich

Audi is putting the spotlight on e-mobility at the IAA motor show, which is being held in Munich for the first time this year. At the "House of Progress" on Wittelsbacherplatz...

6 September 2021

The smart Concept #1 is unveiled at IAA Mobility 2021

At IAA Mobility 2021, Mercedes-Benz presented the first concept vehicle from the new-generation, all-electric smart models - the smart Concept #1. The smart Concept #1 is an urban...

6 September 2021

The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR presents the Brain Computer Interface

The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR was presented for the first time at the 2020 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. The name of the ground-breaking concept vehicle stands for...

6 September 2021

The Mercedes-Maybach Concept EQS is presented at IAA Mobility 2021

Mercedes-Maybach is expanding its product portfolio with a luxurious all-electric SUV based on the modular architecture for luxury- and executive-class electric vehicles With the...

6 September 2021

The new Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ goes official at IAA Mobility 2021

With the new Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+, Mercedes-AMG is embarking on the all-electric future of Driving Performance. The first battery-electric AMG production model is based on...

6 September 2021

The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQG debuts at IAA Mobility 2021

The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQG debuts at IAA Mobility 2021 providing an exciting preview of the all-electric version of the legendary all-terrain model series. With the Concept...

6 September 2021

Mercedes-Benz EQE goes official, starting with the Mercedes-Benz EQE 350 model

Just a few months after the launch of the EQS, Mercedes-EQ is already presenting the next model based on the electric architecture developed specifically for electric vehicles...

6 September 2021

Mercedes-Benz EQB - an all-electric compact SUV with up to seven seats enters production

Daimler announced that the Mercedes-Benz EQB enters production this month. In Europe, the all-electric compact SUV will be launched as: Mercedes-Benz EQB EQB 300 4MATIC with 168...

6 September 2021

Human Horizons launches the HiPhi X 4-seater in China

Priced at RMB 800,000, the HiPhi X 4-seater was unveiled to customers during the Chengdu Motor Show. Designed and manufactured by industry-leading new mobility and intelligent...

6 September 2021

Audi grandsphere concept - luxury sedan with an electric drive system

The Audi Audi grandsphere concept is a luxury sedan with an electric drive system which will debut at the 2021 IAA Mobility which sets off on Monday, September 6. The 5.35 m (17.6...

4 September 2021

Genesis unveils its dual electrification strategy

Genesis announced its vision of electrification for a sustainable future via the "Futuring Genesis" short film which you can check out below. With it, Genesis demonstrates it is...

4 September 2021

Nissan marks a breakthrough in recovering rare materials from EV motor magnets

Nissan and Waseda University announced the start of testing in Japan of a jointly developed recycling process that efficiently recovers high-purity rare-earth compounds from...

4 September 2021

Global automotive supplier Webasto is setting the course for smarter and lower-emission mobility

At the IAA 2021, Webasto will provide insights into its advanced battery production and the reduction of the carbon footprint associated with battery production. Located in the...

4 September 2021

The 2023 Subaru Solterra teased again, will go on sale in mid-2022

Subaru of America, Inc. announced new information and images of the upcoming 2023 Subaru Solterra. The 2023 Subaru Solterra, Subaru's first all-electric SUV, is the most...

3 September 2021

Xiaomi establishes Xiaomi EV for its electric vehicle business

Exactly 5 months ago, Chinese tech company Xiaomi, mostly known for its smartphones and smart home gadgets, announced that it will enter the EV business. Today, Xiaomi Corporation...

1 September 2021

2022 Kia Niro EV presented by Kia America

The 2022 Niro EV arrives wearing new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps. Niro EV continues to deliver an EPA-estimated 239...

31 August 2021

2022 Kia EV6 - detailed specifications and features according to the trim level

We have finally managed to collect, check, and organize information about the various trim levels of the 2022 Kia EV6, their detailed specifications, and features. With the...

31 August 2021

The BMW iX3 will star in Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings"

The BMW iX3 has teamed up with Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings," which will open in global cinemas beginning in September. This marks the next...

30 August 2021

2022 Porsche Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo updated: more range, more connectivity, more colors

The 2022 Porsche Taycan and 2022 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo will start the new model year in September with extensive changes. The new Taycan model year will not be homologated...

25 August 2021

2022 Mazda MX-30 EV pricing and availability for the USA

The all-new 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV is the first step toward the brand's commitment to electrification. Initially launching in California dealerships this fall, the MX-30 can easily...

24 August 2021

Stellantis and Foxconn with its subsidiary FIH Mobile create the Mobile Drive JV for smart cockpit solutions

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) together with its subsidiary FIH Mobile and Stellantis announced that they have entered into a joint venture agreement. Mobile Drive, the...

24 August 2021

The Kia Soul EV Maxx is launched in the UK

Kia UK has today introduced the Kia Soul EV Maxx, replacing the existing 'First Edition' variant in the UK line-up that has been available since the car's launch. Available for...

23 August 2021

Lordstown Motors demonstrated the Endurance capabilities at the NEC/AAAE Annual Conference

Lordstown Motors demonstrated the capabilities of the Lordstown Endurance at the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives' (NEC/AAAE) Annual Conference...

23 August 2021

Fisker joins forces with Abbie Eaton to develop next-gen EV performance dynamics

Fisker announced it is joining forces with the renowned racing driver, Abbie Eaton. One of 18 drivers competing in the 2021 W Series Championship, Abbie will work closely with...

23 August 2021

A UK-based consortium focuses on the development of solid-state battery technology

A consortium of seven UK-based organisations, including Britishvolt, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combine ambitions to develop world-leading prototype...

23 August 2021

LG Energy Solution to have 6-year access to nickel, cobalt from Australian Mines amid heated competition over raw materials

LG Energy Solution has secured 100% rights to battery-grade nickel and cobalt materials from Australian Mines Limited (ASX: AUZ) amid growing concerns about future supplies of raw...

19 August 2021

XPeng expands its manufacturing base to increase production capacity from 100,000 to 200,000

XPeng has announced it has signed an agreement with the Zhaoqing Municipal Government and the Zhaoqing High Technology Industry Development Zone to build the Phase Two expansion...

19 August 2021

Pininfarina Battista hyper GT made its world debut at Monterey Car Week

During one of the busiest and most significant periods yet in the life of Automobili Pininfarina, the production-specification of the Battista hyper GT made its world debut at...

19 August 2021

The Genesis GV60 design is presented, tech specs will follow in the coming months

Genesis revealed exterior and interior images of GV60, the brand's first electric vehicle based on the dedicated EV platform known as E-GMP (Electric-Global Modular Platform)...

19 August 2021

2022 Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback go on sale in the USA this fall

The 2022 Audi e-tron S and 2022 Audi e-tron S Sportback are making their way to the USA this fall. Audi e-tron S models carry two electric motors on the rear axle and one on the...

17 August 2021

2022 BMW iX3 - facelifted, same specs; pricing starts from €67,300 incl. VAT

The new 2022 BMW iX3 is now available to order. Fresh design accents underscore the close conceptual and technological links between the all-electric Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV)...

11 August 2021

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ and EQS 580 4MATIC go on sale

Mercedes-Benz has announced that the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC are now on sale. Detailed information and specs may be found in our news...

11 August 2021

The Audi skysphere concept roadster is unveiled

Audi has unveiled the first member of a new family of concept vehicles, a spectacular roadster. Audi skysphere concept is the name of the electric-powered, two-door convertible...

10 August 2021

Qualcomm submitted a proposal to acquire Veoneer

Qualcomm announced it has submitted an offer to acquire the autotech company Veoneer for $37 per share, in an all-cash transaction. Its offer has been approved by Qualcomm's Board...

5 August 2021

The Kia EV6 goes on sale in South Korea

Kia has announced that the Kia EV6 starts selling this week in South Korea, ahead of its global launch set for later this year. The price of the vehicle in its domestic market is...

5 August 2021

GAC and Huawei work together on developing a smart, all-electric SUV

GAC Group officially announced an exciting joint project with tech giant Huawei: the two firms will work together to develop a "smart SUV", aiming to hit the market in mass...

5 August 2021

Report: Samsung SDI will produce Unified Prismatic Cells for Volkswagen

South Korean news outlet The Elec reports that Samsung SDI has won a contract for manufacturing batteries for Volkswagen. According to "people familiar with the matter", the...

5 August 2021

Mercedes-Benz and GROB launch battery cooperation

During the Mercedes-Benz Strategy Update 2021 event, Mercedes said that it is expanding its partnerships in the field of building battery gigafactories. Four will be based in...

5 August 2021

Fisker Ocean will be equipped with Bridgestone tires

The Fisker Ocean will make its global debut at the upcoming 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show, with production starting on November 17, 2022. The SUV features extensive use of recycled...

5 August 2021

MINI at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich

Urban mobility and sustainability are the central themes of the International Motor Show (IAA) 2021, which will be held for the first time in Munich, the headquarters of the BMW...

5 August 2021

First production-ready Pininfarina Battista prepared for world debut at Monterey Car Week

Automobili Pininfarina is taking the most significant step yet in delivering its pioneering pure-electric Battista hyper GT, with the first production-spec example making its...

5 August 2021

Ford, GM and Stellantis announce joint statement on EV annual sales

Today, Ford, GM and Stellantis announce their shared aspiration to achieve sales of 40-50% of annual U.S. volumes of electric vehicles (battery electric, fuel cell and plug-in...

5 August 2021

Mercedes-Benz at the IAA MOBILITY 2021 - "Lead in Electric", Mercedes-Benz EQE teased

At the IAA MOBILITY in Munich from 7 to 12 September, Mercedes-Benz is showcasing the full breadth of its current and future electric mobility line-up – from compact models to...

1 August 2021

CATL presented its sodium-ion batteries with up to 160 Wh/kg energy density

CATL has introduced the first generation of its sodium-ion batteries. The final product is a result of many years of research and development to overcome several challenges that...

1 August 2021

The Audi Q4 45 e-tron quattro and Audi Q4 Sportback 40 e-tron are now available to pre-order

The Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron are the first compact electric SUVs from the brand with the four rings. Following their launch in April, two new versions have been...

1 August 2021

LG and Magna sign JV agreement and announce leadership team

LG and Magna signed the transaction agreement which establishes a joint venture between the two companies. The new company, to be called LG Magna e-Powertrain, is headquartered in...

30 July 2021

Cobalt-free battery cells from SVOLT roll off the production line

SVOLT announced the start of series production of its proprietary novel nickel-manganese (NMX) battery cells at a ceremony in Jintan, China. Series production of the new NMX...

26 July 2021

Mercedes-Benz details the Vision EQXX concept a bit

During its strategy update event earlier today, Mercedes-Benz teased upcoming SUV variants of the EQE and EQS, an all-electric Maybach, and the Vision EQXX. It was shared that the...

22 July 2021

Mercedes-Benz Strategy Update 2021 - will go all-electric, including Maybach, AMG, G-class

The Mercedes-Benz Strategy Update 2021 is more than we expected. At the core of this updated strategy is the full and rapid electrification of all Mercedes-Benz products - a...

22 July 2021

Volvo Cars to take full ownership of its Chinese manufacturing and sales operations

Expecting next year's full lift of the Chinese requirement for local operations to be done via JVs with Chinese companies, Volvo Cars announced it will take full ownership of its...

22 July 2021

Mercedes-Benz teases the Vision EQXX concept, prior its EV strategy update event

In a couple of hours, Mercedes is will present its strategy update which we expect to be dedicated to unveiling the new all-electric architecture by the brand named Electric...

22 July 2021

Fisker announced Global Brand Experience Center roll out strategy

Fiskery today announced details for the first wave of its global brand experience centers. Starting in the first half of 2022, the company will open its inaugural center in Los...

22 July 2021

Hankook will be the tire supplier for the Volkswagen ID.4

Hankook tyres will be the original equipment for the Volkswagen ID.4. The exact model is dubbed Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 ev and will be available in numerous sizes and regional...

22 July 2021

BASF and Porsche partner to develop high-performing lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles

BASF has been selected by Cellforce Group (CFG), a joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, as the exclusive cell development partner for its next-generation lithium-ion...

21 July 2021

Audi teases three concept cars under the new "sphere" brand for luxury electrified vehicles

In the coming months, Audi will use three innovative concept cars to illustrate how the brand will design the future of the luxury class. The shared root word “sphere” in their...

21 July 2021

2022 Audi e-tron GT launches in the USA starting at $99,900 MSRP

The all-new 2022 Audi e-tron GT is on sale now in the USA. A high-performance electric grand tourer, the e-tron GT features a sleek long, low, wide, and exhilarating form as the...

21 July 2021

smart reveals further highlights of its new design

About two months after the first sketches were released, smart Automobile Co., Ltd. has now published the first image of the all-electric, compact SUV concept vehicle, celebrating...

21 July 2021

Jeep will offer a fully electric 4xe vehicle in every SUV segment by 2025

This year Jeep is celebrating the brand's 80th anniversary. Commenting on the celebrations, Christian Meunier (CEO) said among other things: "We are fully committed towards a...

21 July 2021

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge enters the US market priced at USD 58,750 before tax credit

The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge pure electric will start at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. This newest addition to the Volvo electric line-up has all the...

21 July 2021

Volkswagen Group more than doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in H1 of 2021

Volkswagen's latest report says that the group has more than doubled its BEV deliveries in the first half of the year to 170,939 units - a 165.2% increase YoY. In the course of...

21 July 2021

Canada invests in new EV chargers in Nova Scotia

The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to drive electric. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore–St. Margarets and...

17 July 2021

Next.e.GO Mobile SE will build a micro factory in Bulgaria

Next.e.GO Mobile SE will invest 140 million euros in a fully connected micro-factory in Lovech, Bulgarua. This is the company's second site. It will be a cyber-physical twin of...

16 July 2021

SVOLT and Stellantis announce battery partnership

SVOLT announces its partnership with automotive holding company Stellantis. With its brands including Chrysler, Citroën, Fiat, Opel and Peugeot, Stellantis is one of the world’s...

14 July 2021

The Samsung ISOCELL Auto 4AC image sensor for automotive applications goes official

Samsung introduced the ISOCELL Auto 4AC, an automotive image sensor that offers advanced 120-decibel (dB) high dynamic range (HDR) and LED flicker mitigation (LFM) especially for...

14 July 2021

LG Chem to invest 10 trillion won on by 2025 in battery materials, eco-friendly materials

At the LG Chem press conference earlier today, Chief Executive Officer Hak Cheol Shin, outlined the main strategy of the company for sustainable growth. He unveiled a declaration...

14 July 2021

Volkswagen Group and Gotion High-Tech of China team up for an EV battery factory in Germany

Based on a substantial shareholding agreement in May 2020, the Volkswagen Group entered a strategic cooperation framework with Gotion High-Tech - a major Chinese battery producer...

14 July 2021

Enel X and Volkswagen Group set up a JV for creating and managing an EV charging network in Italy

Enel X and Volkswagen Group signed an agreement aimed at setting up a full-function joint venture of equal partners to enhance the electric vehicle uptake in Italy. The JV will...

14 July 2021

Vitesco Technologies presented the 4th generation of its Electronics Motor Reducer - EMR4

During the 13th Transmission Symposium China, hosted by the China Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Vitesco Technology, exhibited its new generation of highly integrated...

9 July 2021

Stellantis intensifies electrification, invests more than €30 billion through 2025

Stellantis unveiled its electrification strategy by 2030. It plans to invest more than €30 billion through 2025 in electrification and software. By 2030, the company will aim to...

9 July 2021

Britishvolt has received planning permission for its first full-scale lithium-ion Gigaplant facility

Britishvolt has moved one step closer to building the country's first full-scale lithium-ion Gigaplant after planning was approved July 6. The development is a major boon for the...

7 July 2021

SVOLT signs a contract for the construction of a 14.6 GWh plant in Nanjing, China

SVOLT signed an agreement with China's Lishui Development Zone in Nanjing. The subject of the agreement is the construction of a battery production facility with a total capacity...

7 July 2021

Volkswagen launches a regular OTA updates program for the ID family

Volkswagen is taking the next big step towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider: from this summer, the brand will regularly send software updates "Over-the-Air" to...

6 July 2021

Rimac and Bugatti combine forces in historic new venture

Today, Rimac Automobili announces another major milestone in its history, as it combines forces with the iconic automotive brand, Bugatti Automobiles, to create a new automotive...

6 July 2021

LEVC launches the VN5 electric van in Europe

Following a UK launch last November, LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is now launching its new electric van, VN5, in Europe. Designed, engineered and manufactured at LEVC’s...

6 July 2021

Stellantis invests £100 million in its Ellesmere Port plat for battery electric LCVs

Stellantis today announced a £100 million investment in Vauxhall's production plant at Ellesmere Port to transform the site for the new era of electric vehicle manufacturing. At...

6 July 2021

Volkswagen ID.4, Ford F-150 Lightning, Mustang Mach-E visit the 2021 Chicago Auto Show Special Edition

The 2021 Chicago Auto Show Special Edition, set to take place July 15-19 at McCormick Place, will feature two indoor test tracks, three outdoor activations, a street fest, and...

6 July 2021

Stellantis will host an EV Day on July 8, 2021

On Thursdau, July 8, 2021, Stellantis will host its EV Day 2021 - a digital event that will focus on the company's EV strategy. It will commence at 2:30 pm CEST / 8:30 am EDT.

3 July 2021

The BMW iX entered production at the Dingolfing plant in Lower Bavaria, Germany

The BMW iX entered production at the Dingolfing plant in Lower Bavaria, Germany - BMW Group’s largest European production plant, which now produces vehicles with all drive train...

3 July 2021

Sales of Ford electrified vehicles are up 117% in June

Ford sales of electrified vehicles expanded 117% in June, capping off a new first-half sales record on sales of 56,570 vehicles. That's a new all-time sales record driven by new...

2 July 2021

Renault unveiled its expanded strategy to offers competitive, sustainable and popular EVs

Renault has unveiled a greatly expanded strategy that will result in offering competitive, sustainable and popular EVs. First, the brand will build the Renault ElectriCity a...

2 July 2021

The LG Magna e-Powertrain JV will begin operations this month

The LG Magna e-Powertrain is a joint venture between LG Electronics of Korea and Magna International of Canada. It is set to start operations this month. LG will participate by...

2 July 2021

General Motors to source US-based lithium for its next-gen EV batteries

General Motors has agreed to form a strategic investment and commercial collaboration with Controlled Thermal Resources to secure local and low-cost lithium. This lithium will be...

2 July 2021

Tesla produced and delivered over 200,000 vehicles in Q2 of 2021

Tesla produced 206,421 and delivered 201,250 vehicles in Q2 of 2021. The number of Model 3 and Model Y units produced is 204,081 and the delivered - 199,360. The corresponding...

2 July 2021

SK Innovation will split off its battery business, commits to green-centered business

Yesterday, SK Innovation held the "SK Innovation Stroy Day" at the Conrad Hotel in Yeouido, Seoul. The event unveiled key points from the company's strategy for development which...

2 July 2021

SNE Research: CATL ranks first in the global EV battery market for the first five months of 2021

According to SNE Research, CATL ranks first in the global EV battery market for the first five months of 2021. Its market share for January-May 2021 is 31.2% compared to 22% for...

2 July 2021

Nissan EV36Zero - an EV hub set in Sunderland, UK

Nissan has announced its plans to create the EV36Zero - a project that will evolve around the existing Nissan plant in Sunderland, UK to become the world's first EV manufacturing...

1 July 2021

NIO announced June and Q2 of 2021 deliveries

NIO today announced its June and second quarter of 2021 delivery results. The company has delivered 8,083 vehicles in June 2021, representing a 116.1% year-over-year growth. The...

1 July 2021

XPeng deliveries for June and Q2 of 2021, XPeng P5 and G3i in the works

XPeng today announced its vehicle delivery results for June 2021 and the second quarter of 2021. The company has recorded its highest-ever monthly deliveries in June - 6,565 units...

1 July 2021

Volvo Cars to focus on range and fast-charging for its next-generation EVs

Volvo Cars is bringing battery cell technology development and production closer to home and aims to tailor its future batteries to the needs of its customers: a longer range and...

1 July 2021

Future Volvo EVs will run on Volvo's own operating system

Volvo takes software development in-house. The next generation of pure electric Volvo models, including the company’s first SUV on a completely new electric-only technology base...

1 July 2021

The Volvo Concept Recharge is a manifesto for Volvo Cars' pure electric future

The Volvo Concept Recharge is a manifesto for the next generation of all-electric Volvos. They will all feature flat floors and improved internal space, as previewed in the...

1 July 2021

Samsung SDI will build an EV battery factory in the USA

A few days ago, TheElec reported about Samsung SDI's plans on investing 2 trillion won in developing its EV battery business, excluding the USA market. A decision about expanding...

29 June 2021

Honda Prologue SUV and all-electric Acura SUV are planned for the NA market in 2024

Honda today announced that its first new volume battery-electric vehicle will be named "Prologue" signaling a new electrified era that will lead to the company's vision for 100%...

29 June 2021

Next generation pure electric Volvo comes with LiDAR technology and AI-driven super computer as standard

Volvo Cars' forthcoming fully electric flagship SUV will have industry-leading safety technology as standard, helping to save even more lives as the company sets a new benchmark...

28 June 2021

Volkswagen will stop selling ICE vehicles in Europe by 2035

In an interview for the German newspaper Muenchner Merkur (check the source link in German), Klaus Zellmer, Board Member for Sales, Marketing and After Sales at Volkswagen AG...

28 June 2021

Samsung SDI will spend up to 2 trillion won in its battery business this year

TheElec reports that Samsung SDI plans on spending up to 2 trillion won in its battery business this year. Compared to the 1.4 trillion won invested in 2020, this is a 42%...

28 June 2021

Ford Mustang Mach-E GT and Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition receive official EPA range

Ford announced that the Mustang Mach-E GT and Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition have completed the US Environmental Protection Agency certification and range labeling...

25 June 2021

Mazda will introduce three pure EVs in 2025 based on the SKYACTIV EV Scalable Architecture

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced its new technology and product development plans, which support the company's long-term environmental vision, called "Sustainable Zoom-Zoom...

17 June 2021

The all-electric Polestar 3 SUV will be manufactured in the USA

Polestar announced today that the all-electric Polestar 3 SUV will be manufactured in the USA alongside new Volvo vehicles at the Volvo Cars production center in Ridgeville, South...

16 June 2021

NIO ES8 receives European Whole Vehicle Type Approval

NIO announced that it received European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (EWVTA) for the NIO ES8. The EWVTA certification marks an essential foundation for NIO's entry into Norway and...

11 June 2021

Tesla Model S Plaid unveiled at a delivery event in Fremont

The Tesla Model S Plaid has been officially presented at a delivery event in Fremont today which was ended with the first 25 deliveries of the new model. Several hundred units of...

11 June 2021

Volkswagen invests 620 million US dollars in Northvolt

Volkswagen is participating with 620 million US dollars (around 500 million euros) in a financing round at its Swedish battery partner Northvolt AB, which has a total volume of...

9 June 2021

Renault previews the Mégane E-Tech Electric with a 450 km of range

In October 2020, Renault unveiled the Mégane eVision concept during the Renault eWays event. The brand is now teasing the pre-production version of the model, which is Renault's...

9 June 2021

Vauxhall teased the all-new Astra with the promise to get an electrified version

Vauxhall showed a first glimpse of the All-New Astra – the first generation of the British brand's compact car to be electrified. The teasers unveil the new pure and bold design...

9 June 2021

The Kia EV6 First Edition has been fully booked

The limited run of 1,500 First Edition EV6s have been fully reserved the day the offer became available on Kia.com. Delivery to local dealers is expected in Q1 2022. The First...

9 June 2021

Volkswagen Group, BASF, Daimler AG and Fairphone start partnership for sustainable Lithium mining in Chile

Several companies have initiated a "Responsible Lithium Partnership" aiming to work towards responsible natural resource management, including lithium, in Chile's Salar de...

9 June 2021

Apple in talks with BYD and CATL for EV battery supplied

Reuters reported that according to "four people with knowledge of the matter", Aplpe is in talks with CATL and BYD for supplying batteries for a future electric vehicle. These...

9 June 2021

LG Energy Solution Presents Innovative Battery Technology and ESG Initiatives at InterBattery 2021

LG Energy Solution is showcasing its world-beating battery technologies and solutions at Korea's largest secondary battery trade fair, InterBattery 2021, from June 9 to 11 in...

9 June 2021

2021 Kia Niro EV for North America announced

The 2021 Kia Niro EV arrives as largely a carryover but with technology and convenience enhancements. Niro EV continues to deliver an estimated 239 miles of range on a single...

4 June 2021

The Toyota bZ4X Concept is unveiled in the USA

The Toyota bZ4X Concept touched down to make its North American debut at Toyota Motor North America's headquarters. This concept vehicle embodies the vision for the first of a...

2 June 2021

BMW iX xDrive50 and BMW iX xDrive40 are launched

he BMW iX is ready for series production and is due to arrive on the world's roads from November 2021. The BMW iX will be launched with a choice of two model variants. Both are...

2 June 2021

2022 BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50 - specifications

BMW has finally released the full specifications of the BMW i4 which will make its market debut in November 2021. The first two models are the 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40 and the 2022...

2 June 2021

The BMW i4 M50 is unveiled with 544 hp, BMW iX M60 teased

BMW has just unveiled the BMW i4 M50 - the first all-electric car from its M series. It was presented in Frozen Portimao Blue with carbon fiber accents and an entirely black...

1 June 2021

Volkswagen teases the ID.5 and ID.5 GTX with a stylish SUV coupé design

Volkswagen teases the upcoming Volkswagen ID.5 and its stylish SUV coupé design. Even though the depicted vehicle is in camouflage, it still unveils the basic outlook of the ID.5...

31 May 2021

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro goes official, targets commercial customers

Ford has announced the 2022 F-150 Lightning Pro - the first-ever all-electric F-Series truck purpose-built for commercial customers; Built Ford Tough, it joins E-Transit in the...

24 May 2021

Electrify America and Hyundai announce 2 years of complimentary fast charging for IONIQ 5 drivers

Electrify America today announced a new agreement with Hyundai to provide all-electric Hyundai IONIQ 5 drivers with two years of unlimited 30-minute complimentary charging...

24 May 2021

Hyundai IONIQ 5 makes its North America debut

Two months after the world premiere of the IONIQ 5, Hyundai made the North America debut of the all-electric mid-size CUV. It is a part of Hyundai Motor Group's plan to introduce...

24 May 2021

smart teases its all-electric SUV three months prior to its IAA Mobility 2021 premiere

More than three months ahead of its scheduled world premiere at the IAA Mobility 2021 in September, smart is offering a first sneak peek at the design of its new all-electric SUV...

21 May 2021