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Ford confirms the construction of the Rouge EV Center for the Ford F-150 EV production

Today, Ford has confirmed the construction of the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build the all-electric F-150 by mid-2022. The electric F-150, which is undergoing...

17 September 2020

BMW iX3 Premier Edition or BMW iX3 Premier Edition Pro pricing and launch date for the UK announced

BMW has announced the 2021 BMW iX3 on July 15th and now the pricing, availability and first specifications for the UK market are unveiled. Launching in summer 2021, UK customers...

17 September 2020

LG Chem's battery business gets split off, indeed, and named LG Energy Solutions

We have already informed you that LG Chem plans on slitting off its battery business. The rumor has turned out to be true and today the company held that important board meeting...

17 September 2020

Electrify America makes EV charging more affordable

Electrify America has introduced a new pricing structure offering kWh pricing, depending upon the state where the EV is charged. As a result, EV charging will become more...

17 September 2020

LG Chem will split off its battery business to secure cash for its future projects

Various Korean media report that LG Chem plans on splitting off its battery business. A board meeting is expected to happen today to approve this move. As a result, LG Chem will...

17 September 2020

GM introduced a whole family of interchangeable drive units and motors for its future EVs

General Motors has introduced a whole family of five drive units and three motors for its future EVs which can be interchanged for maximum flexibility. Dubbed Ultium Drive the...

17 September 2020

BMW Brilliance Automotive doubles production capacity for high-voltage batteries in China

BMW's Brilliance Automotive joint venture in China doubles production capacity for high-voltage batteries in its Tiexi factory. It has been expanded with a new battery center that...

16 September 2020

LG Chem has completed its first overseas anode factory

LG Chem has completed its first overseas anode factory. Located in Wuxi, China, it is called Leyou New Energy materials and is the result of LG Chem's JV with Huayou Cobalt...

16 September 2020

Kia teases several of its future BEVs as part of its future EV strategy "Plan S"

As part of Kia's future EV product strategy event earlier today, Kia's President and CEO Ho Sung Song showed off a sketch of several of the brand's future battery-electric...

16 September 2020

GMC Hummer EV will be unveiled on October 20th, GM teases its Crab Mode

At the end of July, GM said it will unveil the GMC Hummer EV this autumn. Today, the company specified the date - October 20th. It also teased the vehicle's Crab Mode - a...

15 September 2020

Lucid Motors introduced the Lucid Air all-electric luxury sedan

Lucid Motors has finally unveiled the Lucid Air all-electric luxury sedan, as promised. Based on the Lucid Electric Advanced Platform (LEAP) upon which all forthcoming Lucid...

11 September 2020

The 2021 Audi e-tron S and 2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback are launched in Europe

Announced a couple of months ago first in the UK, the 2021 Audi e-tron S and the 2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback are finally available in Europe. In Germany, the base price for the...

11 September 2020

GM's future EVs will arrive with the industry's first wireless battery management system

General Motors announced that its future electric vehicles will arrive with the industry's first wireless battery management system (wBMS). The technology is developed in...

11 September 2020

GM will manufacture Nikola Badger

General Motors and Nikola have announced they made a strategic partnership. GM buys 11% from Nikola for $2 billion and receives the right to nominate one director. The company...

11 September 2020

BYD will supply Daimler with Blade Batteries

The Elec reports that BYD is planning to supply Daimler with its lithium ferrous phosphate (LFP) batteries. These are the brand's Blade Batteries without modules that have higher...

11 September 2020

Hyundai and SK Innovation agree to cooperate in the field of EV batteries including leasing

Two months ago, the chiefs of Hyundai and SK Innovation met to discuss possible cooperation in the EV market. Obviously, the two companies have reached a level of agreement. More...

11 September 2020

Hitachi sets up a new company for EV motors in the USA

Hitachi Automotive Electric motor Systems Ltd. established Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America, Inc. in Kentucky, USA to develop, manufacture and sell EV motors...

8 September 2020

LG Chem is supplying NCM712 batteries to Volkswagen for the ID.4 and Renault for the ZOE

LG Chem is starting the production of new anode materials that will increase the range of EVs. These are found in the NCM711 batteries and according to "people familiar with the...

8 September 2020

Groupe PSA and Total will jointly manufacture EV batteries in Europe

Groupe PSA and Total have signed an agreement for the creation of the joint venture "Automotive Cells Company" with Yann Vincent as Chief Executive and Ghislain Lescuyer as...

4 September 2020

Lucid details the drivetrain on the Lucid Air, will present the vehicle on September 9

Lucid Motors has unveiled details of its proprietary, in-house developed electric drivetrain that will power the forthcoming pure-electric luxury Lucid Air the production version...

3 September 2020

Škoda ENYAQ iV is official with three battery and five electric motor versions, EUR 35,000 starting price

Škoda ENYAQ iV has just been unveiled with a starting price of around EUR 35,000. The first all-electric model from the brand based on the MEB platform has a drag coefficient of...

1 September 2020

Volkswagen begins series production of the ID.4 in Zwickau

Volkswagen has announced that the series production of the brand's first all-electric SUV - the Volkswagen ID.4 gets underway in Zwickau. The vehicle will debut in September...

25 August 2020

Jaguar I-Pace EV320 goes official with a 470 km of WLTP range

Jaguar has launched a new version of the I-Pace - the Jaguar I-Pace EV320. With a starting price of EUR 65,990 it can be ordered immediately. This version of the model offers a...

25 August 2020

Škoda elaborates on the ENYAQ iV exterior design, will offer a 0.27 drag coefficient

Škoda ENYAQ iV is the first all-electric model from the brand based on the MEB platform. It will be unveiled on September 1st. Škoda is warming up the audience with a few sketches...

19 August 2020

SK Innovations new NCM battery (9½½) will power the all-electric Ford F-150 pickup truck

Based on industry sources, Southe Korean news outlet ETnews reports that SK Innovation will become the world's first battery maker to commercialize NCM batteries that contain 90%...

19 August 2020

The Volkswagen ID.4 will be launched in China very soon with a range of 500 km

Juergen Stackmann, Member of the Board of Directors at VW Group, took to Linkedin to unveil the company's plans for the Chinese market. Among all else, he paid special attention...

19 August 2020

Renault ZOE is launched in South Korea

Renault Samsung Motors - the company that runs Renault's operations in South Korea, has launched the ZOE in the country. The first vehicles will be delivered in September and will...

19 August 2020

Russian's Zetta all-electric city car will cost EUR 6,999 / USD 7,517 in its base versions

In an interview with the Russian news agency TASS, Zetta's CEO - Denis Shturovskiy - said that the base version of the first Russian all-electric car will cost RUB 550,000 which...

19 August 2020

Volkswagen upgrades its Chattanooga factory in the USA for assembling and testing EVs

Volkswagen has begun expanding its Chattanooga factory in the USA to turn it into its North American center for electric vehicles - not only for assembly but also for engineering...

12 August 2020

Hyundai makes the IONIQ a separate brand for EVs on the E-GMP platform, will launch 3 models

Hyundai announced that the IONIQ is now a separate brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles. "The IONIQ brand will change the paradigm of EV customer experience," said Wonhong...

10 August 2020

Cadillac LYRIQ show car unveiled

Cadillac LYRIQ is "a dynamic, modern and fully electric luxury crossover" and the brand's first BEV. "Led by LYRIQ, Cadillac will redefine American luxury over the next decade...

7 August 2020

CATL will supply Mercedes-Benz with EV batteries

Mercedes-Benz announced that it will source out "advanced, CO2-neutrally produced battery cells, modules and systems" from CATL. The agreement covers the full range of battery...

6 August 2020

Zetta - the first Russian all-electric vehicle will enter mass production by the end of the year

Russian news agency ТАСС announced that according to the country's Ministry of Industry and Trade, the first Russian all-electric vehicle dubbed Zetta will enter mass production...

3 August 2020

BYD Han EV makes its European debut during a roadshow in Stuttgart, Germany

BYD Han EV has made its debut in Europe by visiting a roadshow in Stuttgart, Germany. This is the first vehicle from the brand to feature the new Blade Battery. It utilizes...

2 August 2020

SK Innovation will work with Nobel laureate Prof. John B Goodenough on solid-state batteries

SK Innovation announced that it will work together with the Nobel laureate Prof. John B Goodenough from the University of Texas in Austin on researching solid-state electrolytes...

2 August 2020

Sony Vision-S appears on a new video touting its sensing and audio technologies

Unveiled at CES 2020, the Sony Vision-S appeared on a new video that unveils its mobility technology and confirms that the vehicle has arrived in Tokyo for further development of...

30 July 2020

The all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQV - UK prices and specifications

The new Mercedes-Benz EQV is now available to order with prices starting from £70,665 ($91,865) for the EQV 300 Sport, £72,895 ($94,764) for EQV 300 Sport Premium and £77,145...

30 July 2020

Groupe PSA presented its new eVMP platform for EVs that will debut from 2023 on

Groupe PSA will launch from 2023, vehicles in C- and D-segments from sedan to SUV in different regions of the world based on a new platform for EVs dubbed eVMP "Electric Vehicle...

30 July 2020

The MG5 EV - Europe's first all-electric wagon

MG has released photos of the upcoming MG5 EV - Europe's first all-electric wagon. Deliveries of the model will start in the last quarter of the year - in October, to be precise...

30 July 2020

Škoda shows off the ENYAQ iV interior

A week ago, Škoda said that it will unveil the ENYAQ iV on September 1st. Now, it teases the interior of its first all-electric SUV with photos and a video that includes an...

30 July 2020

GM's Wuling launched the Hong Guang MINI EV in China

GM's Wuling launched the Hong Guang MINI EV in China today. Depending on the variant (there are three of them), the model costs from CNY 28,800 to CNY 38,800. The vehicle is 2,917...

30 July 2020

GM will introduce the GMC Hummer EV this autumn, releases a teaser video

Today General Motors announced that it will unveil the GMC Hummer EV this autumn. Reservation books will be open after the event while mass production of the vehicle will begin in...

30 July 2020

The Ultium Cells battery plant in Lordstown, Ohio develops on schedule

Today marks the beginning of steel construction at the all-new Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown. Ultium Cells LLC is a joint venture that will...

30 July 2020

Report: Tesla will no longer use Panasonic batteries for its production in China

According to South Korean news outlet The Guru, Tesla will no longer use Panasonic batteries for its production in China. LG Chem and CATL will be the main suppliers for...

28 July 2020

Mercedes-Benz T-Class - a new EV on a small van platform by Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans announced that it develops the Mercedes-Benz T-Class with a full electric version on a small van platform. It is targeted at families and leisure-oriented...

28 July 2020

IDTechEx: "Revolutionary Solid-state Batteries Will Create a $6 Billion Market in 2030"

According to IDTechEx's report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2020-2030: Technology, Patents, Forecasts, Players.", the potential market size for solid-state batteries is...

28 July 2020

Tesla has reportedly asked LG Chem to provide data about the carbon emissions of its batteries production

South Korean media report that Tesla has asked LG Chem to prepare a report for all carbon dioxide emissions data related to battery production. For sure, acquiring this data is...

28 July 2020

GM unveils in full the Buick Velite 7 EV in China with a range of 500 km (311 mi)

GM has unveiled in full the Buick Velite 7 EV in China. The subcompact crossover has is powered by the Buick eMotion electric propulsion system, featuring a new modular...

28 July 2020

BMW X1 and BMW 5 Series will include BEV models as part of the Power of Choice strategy

BMW has already announced on a number of occasions that it will release 25 electrified models by 2023. However, the latest press release regarding the company's strategy for...

28 July 2020

Rivian announces delivery times for the R1T and R1S

Rivian has announced that a pilot Rivian Skateboard frame tests out its new cradle lately at the company's plant in Normal, IL. This has allowed the team to be more precise with...

27 July 2020

smart joint venture establishes smart Europe, a smart EV in the B-segment is due in 2022 based on a new EV platform

The new global smart joint venture between Geely and Mercedes-Benz in China has established smart Europe GmbH as a wholly-owned subsidiary to supply, sell and service future smart...

27 July 2020

BMW will receive EV batteries from EVE Energy

EVE Energy is a joint venture partner of SK Innovation in China. Under the joint venture, the two companies are building the Blue Sky United Energy plant for EV batteries in...

27 July 2020

Mercedes-Benz EQS will offer a range of more than 700 km

In a speech given by Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Daimler AG in early July, it was said that the Mercedes-Benz EQS...

22 July 2020

BMW remodels its Munich plant for the production of the BMW i4

BMW's Munich plant will stop from July 24 to September 4 to be remodeled for the production of the BMW i4. Once remodeling is finished, BMW will be able to produce vehicles with...

22 July 2020

Škoda ENYAQ iV's world premiere is scheduled for September 1st

Škoda has launched a countdown for the world premiere of the Škoda ENYAQ iV. The event is due in 41 days meaning it will be held on September 1st in Prague, the Czech Republic...

22 July 2020

Renault Zoe is the best-selling car in Europe for the first half of 2020

According to the official worldwide sales results shared by Renault for the first half of 2020, Renault Zoe is the "best-selling car in Europe" for this period with a growth of...

20 July 2020

GM unveils plans for new EVs and battery techs for 500-600 mi ranges

According to GM's 2019 Sustainability Report, the company unveils plans for releasing at least 20 new electric vehicles by 2023. Here they are brand by brand: Chevrolet One of the...

18 July 2020

Porsche has delivered 4,480 Taycan units in H2 of 2020

In 2019, Porsche has produced 1,386 Porsche Taycan units in 2019 and has delivered 813 of them. When production started in 2018, there were 240 units produced. In the first half...

18 July 2020

The Audi e-tron is the worldwide market leader in its segment

In the first half of 2020, Audi delivered 17,641 e-tron models to customers worldwide. This corresponds to an increase of 86.8 percent as compared to the previous year – despite...

18 July 2020

BMW and Northvolt sign a 2 billion euros deal for EV batteries supply from 2024 on

BMW has signed a long-term supply contract worth 2 billion euros for battery cells with the Swedish company Northvolt. The battery cells will be produced in Europe at the...

18 July 2020

Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches the Grid-eMotion Fleet for grid-to-plug EV charging systems

Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches the Grid-eMotion Fleet for grid-to-plug EV charging systems that deliver a step-change approach for public transport and commercial operators. The...

18 July 2020

Stellantis is the name of the new group resulting from the merger of FCA and Groupe PSA

FCA and Groupe PSA announced the official name of the new business entity formed by their merger - Stellantis. It is derived from the Latin verb stello meaning "to brighten with...

18 July 2020

Hyundai aims at a 10% market share from the global EV market by 2025

South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that during a televised briefing, Hyundai's Executive Vice Chairman Chung Euisun said that the company's goal is to achieve more than 10%...

17 July 2020

2021 Nissan Ariya debuts with up to 500 km of range together with Nissan's new logo

As planned, Nissan unveiled the 2021 Nissan Ariya today. The concept vehicle was introduced in October 2019, during the 46th Tokyo Motor Show as the ultimate representation of...

15 July 2020

2021 BMW iX3 goes official with 460 km of WLTP range, 150 kW DC charging support

The 2021 BMW iX3 is finally official, even though there are no surprises at all as the vehicle has been gradually unveiled through a number of teasers, official information, and...

15 July 2020

Rivian announces $2.5 billion investment round

Rivian has closed an investment round of $2.5 billion. The financing was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Participants in this investment round...

10 July 2020

Honda and CATL form a comprehensive strategic alliance on EV batteries

CATL and Honda have signed an agreement to form a comprehensive strategic alliance on new energy vehicle batteries to strengthen their strategic partnership and promote the...

10 July 2020

SK Innovation started the construction of its second EV battery plant in the USA

Various Korean media report that the SK Innovation has started the construction of its second EV battery plant in the USA. The site is located in Jackson County, Georgia. The...

9 July 2020

The BMW iX3 will be launched on July 14 during an online event

BMW is all set to launch the battery-electric BMW iX3. The online event will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10:00 CEST and can be watched here...

9 July 2020

Hyundai Motor and SK Innovation chiefs meet to discuss cooperation in the EV market

Yonhap and other South Korean news outlets report that the chiefs of Hyundai and SK Innovation have met to discuss future cooperation in the EV market. The Executive Vice Chairman...

8 July 2020

Infineon announced the 400 kW CoolSiC DC charger

Spain based power conversion group Ingeteam and Infineon Technologies team up for best customer experience in superfast electric vehicle (EV) charging. Rated at 400 kW, the...

8 July 2020

Fisker Inc. completes a $50 million Series C financing round funded by Moore Strategic Ventures

Fisker Inc. is announcing the successful completion of a $50 million Series C financing round funded by Moore Strategic Ventures, LLC, the private investment vehicle of Louis M...

8 July 2020

SEAT unveils the all-electric 2021 Cupra El Born, invests 5 billion euros in R&D by 2025

SEAT has unveiled the all-electric 2021 Cupra El Born based on the MEB platform. Unfortunately, there are no detailed specifications. The only certain thing is a 77 kWh battery...

8 July 2020

2020 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept goes official

Audi has unveiled the 2020 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept that will go into production in 2021 as an SUV Coupé. The vehicle is 4.60 meters (15.1 ft) long, 1.90 m (6.2 ft) wide...

8 July 2020

Karma expands its EU retail network in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria

Karma Automotive announced today it will begin expanding its European business in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. It has already signed partnerships with dealers in the...

8 July 2020

NIO records another record increase in deliveries YoY - 179.1%

NIO has provided its June and second quarter 2020 delivery results. The company has delivered 3,740 vehicles in June 2020, representing a strong 179.1% growth year-over-year. The...

5 July 2020

BMW Group ramps up production facilities for its 5th Gen eDrive technology in Dingolfing

BMW Group has opened a Competence Centre for E-Drive Production at Dingolfing - its largest production location in Europe. Since 2013, the company has been producing electric...

5 July 2020

BMW has reached contractual agreement with its cell manufacturers for its 5th Gen battery cells

In a recent interview, Oliver Zipse, CEO of BMW, said that the company already has "a contractual agreement with its cell manufacturers that they will use only green power to...

5 July 2020

Mercedes-Benz announced strategic partnership with Farasis Energy for EV batteries

A year ago, Farasis Energy announced its plans to build an EV battery in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany. Today, the company announced its partnership with Mercedes-Benz in the field...

4 July 2020

2021 Audi e-tron S And e-tron S Sportback are officially announced

Audi has officially presented the 2021 Audi e-tron S and the 2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback. These are performance-oriented all-electric vehicles propelled by three electric motors...

1 July 2020

GM's Baojun brand launches the E300 and E300 Plus EVs

GM's Baojun brand in China launched the E300 and the E300 Plus battery electric vehicles. Each will have three versions priced between RMB 64,800 and RMB 84,800. The E300 is 2,625...

30 June 2020

Nikola Badger pre-order nooks are now open, the pickup will debut in December

Nikola announced that its Nikola Badger pickup truck is now available for pre-order. The EV pickup will debut at Nikola World 2020 on December 3-5, 2020. Preorders secure a Nikola...

30 June 2020

Nissan Ariya will be presented on July 15

Nissan CEO, Makoto Uchida, said that the production version of the all-electric Nissan Ariya crossover will be presented on July 15. It will initially be available in Japan, with...

30 June 2020

The all-electric Lordstown Endurance pickup truck is unveiled without official specifications

Lordstown Motors has unveiled the all-electric Lordstown Endurance pickup truck. However, the presentation was more of a marketing event instead of talking specific details. With...

25 June 2020

Hyundai reduces wait time for its EVs in the UK

Hyundai Motor UK confirmed the supply of thousands of electric vehicles in 2020, in its aim to become one of the nation's largest provider of electric cars. Customers looking for...

24 June 2020

Electrify America has completed its first fast charging cross-country route

Electrify America has completed its first cross-country route, which allows EV drivers to travel from coast to coast using the largest open DC fast-charging network in the United...

24 June 2020

The all-electric Opel Mokka-e / Vauxhall Mokka-e goes official

Opel / Vauxhall has announced the all-electric Mokka-e subcompact crossover. This is also the first model from the sister brands to feature the Pure Panel fully digital cockpit...

24 June 2020

GM will introduce more EVs in South Korea, continues close partnership with LG Chem

GM plans on introducing more electric vehicles in South Korea, reports Yonhap. Jesse Ortega, chief engineer at GM's Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Programs held an online...

24 June 2020

Nissan and Sunwoda make the first joint steps for developing next-generation EV batteries

Nissan and Sunwoda make the first joint steps for developing the next-generation EV batteries for Nissan's e-POWER vehicles. The joint project will including not only research and...

24 June 2020

EV Connect, Trillium announce completion of California's Central Valley Electric Highway

The California Electric Highway is an extensive network of charging stations along Interstate 5, Highway 99, and other primary roads throughout California. The completion of the...

24 June 2020

Hyundai Motor and LG Chem chiefs meet to discuss EV batteries

Various South Korean news outlets announced today that the Executive Vice Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, Chung Euisun, and the LG Group Chairman, Koo Kwang-mo, will meet next...

19 June 2020

GAC New Energy unveils the all-electric Aion V SUV in China

The "Next Generation Smart SUV" GAC Aion V was officially announced simultaneously in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shenzhen. At the press conference, the general manager of Guangzhou...

18 June 2020

Volkswagen increases its stake in QuantumScape for its solid-state battery technology

The Volkswagen Group is increasing its stake in QuantumScape and making an additional investment of up to US$200 million in the US battery specialist. The goal is to drive forward...

18 June 2020

Opel Zafira e-Life / Vauxhall Vivaro e-Life goes official

Opel Zafira e-Life a.k.a. Vauxhall Vivaro e-Life has been announced. This multi-sear passenger car with up to nine seats is available in two lengths and is less than 1.9 m high...

18 June 2020

Tesla and Panasonic extend their battery production agreement with three years

The General Terms and Conditions between Tesla and Panasonic dating back to October 1, 2014, have been restated and amended. The 2020 GTC, among other things, modifies the term to...

18 June 2020

The Citroen e-C4 is the battery-electric version of the new Citroen C4

Citroen has released photos of the Citroen e-C4 - the battery-electric version of the new Citroen C4, which replaces the Citroen C4 Cactus from later this year. The new model is...

18 June 2020

Polestar 2 configurator is now live with vehicle pricing starting at USD 59,900

The Polestar 2 configurator for the USA market is now live. The base price of the vehicle is USD 59,900 and includes both the Pilot and Plus packages. They comprise of plenty of...

18 June 2020

SK Innovation became the fifth largest EV battery supplier in April

In April 2020, SK Innovation entered the global Top 5 in the EV battery market for the first time. SK Innovation said that according to SNE Research, the company had a 3.5% market...

18 June 2020

Lucid Air pricing and specifications will be unveiled on September 9

Lucid Motors announced that the Lucid Air will be fully unveiled on September 9. The online event will include complete details about the specifications, design, and pricing of...

18 June 2020

Volkswagen ID.3 1st pre-orders start today, deliveries begin in early September

As of today, binding orders for the 30,000 models making up the limited 1st Edition of the ID. 3 can be placed from June 17 in most European countries. As a token of thanks for...

17 June 2020

Audi e-tron S Sportback prototype offers 0.26 drag coefficient

The Audi e-tron S Sportback prototype is able to offer 0.26 drag coefficient. The performance-focus SUV coupé achieves this thanks to smart technology innovations. For starters...

17 June 2020

A full-scale Lordstown Endurance all-electric truck will be unveiled towards the end of June

Lordstown Motors is moving on with its plans to build the Lordstown Endurance fully-electric pickup truck, which will enter production later this year. The vehicle is...

17 June 2020

The Ford F-150 will be unveiled on June 25, details will follow on June 26

During a June 26 conference call with Citi Research, Ford company leaders will detail the all-new Ford F-150. Todd Eckert (Ford Truck Group Marketing Manager), Craig Schmatz...

17 June 2020

2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus gets an increase in range to 402 miles (EPA)

As of June 15, all North American 2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus vehicles have an official EPA range of 402 miles, which is almost a 20% increase in range when compared to a...

16 June 2020

The Volkswagen ID.4 will enter production in China in October and will go on sale by the year's end

In accordance with earlier news from Volskwagen, various Chinese news outlets report that the Volkswagen ID.4 will be unveiled in the second half of the year, production in China...

15 June 2020

The Volkswagen ID. Charger goes on sale in eight European countries

The Volkswagen ID. Charger goes on sale in eight European countries. Priced at EUR 399, the charger can be used not only or VW's ID. models but also for other EVs with a Type 2...

12 June 2020

LG Chem has become the second largest EV battery manufacturer in China thanks to the Tesla Model 3

Korean news outlet The Elec cites Battery China according to which, LG Chem has become the second largest EV battery manufacturer in China surpassing BYD. LG has deployed 2087 MWh...

11 June 2020

Xpeng's Zhaoqing plant is officially open

Three weeks ago, Xpeng received production license for its Zhaoqing plant where the Xpeng P7 is produced. The plant was financed and is owned entirely by Xpeng. The construction...

9 June 2020

Hyundai and Kia improve the thermal management of the EV batteries they use

Hyundai and Kia have announced that their heat pump technology for EV batteries has been improved. This technology was introduced in 2014 for the Kia Soul EV and this its first...

9 June 2020

BMW iX3 production develops as scheduled

BMW has announced that the production of the BMX iX3 all-electric SUV develops as scheduled. Currently, the BMW Brilliance Automotive joint venture (BBA) prepares the Plant Dadong...

9 June 2020

BYD's Blade Battery Factory in Chongqing

BYD offered a glimpse of its FinDreams Battery Factory in Chongqing that produces the BYD Blade Battery. The Blade Battery was announced in the of March and this is the first tour...

9 June 2020

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric goes on sale in France this month

As of this month, Hyundai launches the 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric in France. The vehicle offers 449 km of range (WLTP) from € 24,300 and, according to Hyundai France, this is one...

9 June 2020

SK Innovation establishes a global EV batteries production base

SK Innovation is accelerating the expansion of electric vehicle battery production capacity in order to establish a stable supply base in line with the explosive growth of...

8 June 2020

Audi elaborates on the Audi e-tron models with high charging performance

In a rather detailed press release, Audi elaborates on the high charging performance of its brand's all-electric vehicles from the e-tron family. According to Audi, "charging...

5 June 2020

Audi Artemis - the blueprint for a highly efficient electric car

Audi announced earlier today that its Artemis project for the creation of a highly efficient electric car will commence on June 1. The project will be headed by Alex Hitzinger, a...

29 May 2020

Volkswagen has initialized its TR5 project for EV battery supplies

The Elec reports confirmed information that Volkswagen has sent letters of intent (LOI) to battery makers to buy batteries for its MEB platform. LG Chem, Samsung SDI, SK...

29 May 2020

Volkswagen-Ford global alliance gets into action, begins with a Ford EV for Europe based on the MEB platform

Last year, Volkswagen and Ford announced a strategic partnership twice - once when VW decided to share its MEB platform with Ford and once again when Ford said it will build an...

29 May 2020

Volkswagen increases its stake in JAC VW China - its joint venture for e-mobility

Volkswagen announced that it will increase its stake in JAC Volkswagen - this the group's joint venture for e-mobility in the Chinese market. Volkswagen will invest around €1...

29 May 2020

Nissan's strategy includes more than 8 new EVs by 2023

Yesterday, Nissan unveiled its short-term strategy for the next four years. One of the company's fields of focus is pure electric vehicles. It plans to release 8 new...

29 May 2020

LG Chem expands its EV batteries reach, adds Hyundai and Kia to Ford

Reuters cited a Hyundai and Kia spokesperson who said that LG Chem was chosen by the group as one of its battery suppliers for its future EVs. Meanwhile, Korean media reported the...

29 May 2020

Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD available for order in the UK

Volvo Cars UK has opened the order books for the Volvo XC Recharge P8 AWD. Initially offered in R-Design specification, the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is available from £53,155...

27 May 2020

The Ford Mustang Mach-E will be powered by LG Chem battery cells

Korean media cite industry sources, according to which LG Chem will supply battery cells to Ford for the Mustang Mach-E. The cells will be produced at the LG Chem Wroclaw plant in...

27 May 2020

Tesla cuts the US prices of Model 3, Model S, and Model X

This morning Tesla has reduced the US prices of the Model 3, Model S, and Model X across all variants. Model 3 remains to be the cheapest Tesla car. All versions are discounted...

27 May 2020

Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD walkaround video

Four executives from Volvo participate in this 14:29 min walkaround video of the Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD. The model was announced in September 2019 and you can check out the...

26 May 2020

Mercedes-Benz expands its global EV battery production network

Merced-Benz is expanding its global EV battery production network, investing more than 1 billion euros to this end. The network will consist of 9 battery factories at 7 locations...

26 May 2020

GM's Wuling unveiled the interior of its Hong Guang Mini EV

At the end of May, GM's Chinese brand Wuling teased twice its first all-electric vehicle, inspired by the Kei-Car in Japan. It first showed off renders of the exterior and...

22 May 2020

SVOLT announced two cobalt-free batteries for EVs

SVOLT is a Chinese company, which has recently announced two cobalt-free batteries for electric vehicles. According to Yang Hongxin, President of SVOLT, the newly launched...

22 May 2020

Polestar 1 and Polestar 2 arrive in the US in H2 of 2020

Polestar will enter the US in H2 of 2020 and has announced its first retail partners on local grounds. The company plans to open Polestar Spaces in New York City, Los Angeles, and...

20 May 2020

Xpeng P7 deliveries will start in Q2 as the company receives production license for its Zhaoqing plant

Xpeng Motors announced that it has received the official production license from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for its new own-built, wholly-owned...

20 May 2020

Mazda MX-30 has entered production

Mazda announced its first all-electric vehicle in October 2019. The 2020 Mazda MX-30 has entered production as of May 19, 2020 in Ujina plant No. 1 in Hiroshima, Japan. The...

20 May 2020

GM and LG Chem name their joint venture for EV batteries Ultium Cells

In December last year, GM and LG Chem confirmed that they will build an EV battery plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Today, GM announced that the joint venture created by the two...

20 May 2020

CATL publicly confirms it will supply Tesla in China with batteries from H2 of 2020

On May 13, during an annual investors conference, CATL announced that it will supply lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries to Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory. This is the first tie...

18 May 2020

Hyundai and Samsung in talks for a possible EV battery supply agreement

Jae-yong Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, and Jung-sun Jung, vice president of Hyundai Motor Group have met, according to South Korean news outlets. This is the first...

18 May 2020

BYD Han EV will be revealed in Europe

The BYD Han EV is a premium luxury saloon which is soon to be revealed in Europe. A high-performance silicon carbide motor-control propels the Han EV from zero to 100 km/h (62mph)...

14 May 2020

The first of Kia's next-gen EVs will be introduced to Europe in 2021, will offer 500 km of range

Following record sales its EVs in Europe in the first quarter of 2020, Kia shared its plans for future growth. Earlier this year, Kia announced its Plan S - a mix of long-term and...

13 May 2020

SK Innovation is aggressively expanding its EV battery business and market share

SK Innovation is accelerating its EV Battery business post-Covid-19 crisis. It is continuing to expand its global production base by winning contracts for supplying batteries to...

13 May 2020

The Tesla Gigafactory in Europe will begin operations in 2021 despite the coronavirus crisis

Tesla's new European Gigafactory in Grünheide in Brandenburg is scheduled to start production next year despite the coronavirus crisis. Economics Minister Jörg Steinbach (SPD)...

13 May 2020

Hyundai and Kia resume production in most of their overseas factories

Yonhap reports that Hyundai and Kia have opened most of their plants outside South Korea. Kia has 7 overseas plants - three in China, one in the US, Slovakia, Mexico and India...

12 May 2020

SAIC Motor which owns MG teases the MG Cyberster Concept - an all-electric roadster

SAIC Motor of China which owns MG teased on Weibo the MG Cyberster Concept - an all-electric roadster. According to the post, the vehicle will be equipped with the most...

12 May 2020

Hyundai plans on launching a new large-size BEV next year

Earlier today, Hyundai announced that it plans on launching a new large-size electric vehicle next year. A company spokesperson talked to the Yonhap news agency explaining that...

11 May 2020

NIO records a 180.7% YoY growth in deliveries

NIO has delivered 3,155 vehicles in April 2020, representing strong consecutive growth of 105.8% month over month and a 180.7% growth year over year. The deliveries consisted of...

7 May 2020

Škoda ENYAQ iV will come in a wide range of versions, the top one will offer up to 500 km of range

Škoda has teased its upcoming first all-electric SUV - the Škoda ENYAQ iV unveiling several photos in camouflage and unveiling some details. The vehicle will come in a "wide range...

7 May 2020

Next-generation Volvo cars will feature Luminar's LiDAR technology for safe self-driving

Volvo announced that its next-generation cars will be equipped with Luminar's LiDAR seamlessly integrated into the roof. The partnership with Luminar will deliver Volvo's first...

7 May 2020

LG Chem takes the first place in global EV battery deployment

LG Chem finally took the top spot in the global electric vehicle (EV, PHEV, HEV) battery usage ranking according to the sales in the first quarter of 2020. Samsung SDI and SK...

7 May 2020

The Volkswagen ID.3 1st will be available for order from June 17

The Volkswagen ID.3 1st will be available for order from June 17. This was announced on Twitter by Jürgen Stackmann - Member of the Board of Management Volkswagen Passenger Cars...

6 May 2020

NIO enters into definitive agreements for investments in NIO China

NIO has today announced entering into definitive agreements for investments in NIO China with a group of investors led by Hefei City Construction and Investment Holding (Group)...

29 April 2020

The Polestar 2 goes through its first crash test

The Polestar 2 has undergone its first crash test. Successfully. This test was a front offset/small overlap crash, meaning that the impact was on the front 25% of the car...

29 April 2020

The 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric has received Best Electric Vehicle award from U.S. News & World Report

The 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric has received Best Electric Vehicle award from U.S. News & World Report. In this year's Best Green Cars rankings, the team at U.S. News & World...

29 April 2020

BYD and Toyota's Hino Motors will partner on commercial BEVs

China-based BYD and Toyota's Hino Motors, which is focused on the production of commercial vehicles have signed a strategic business alliance agreement with a focus on commercial...

26 April 2020

Kona Electric is one of the greatest EVs on sale - TopGear Electric Awards

The Kona Electric has been acknowledged as the Best Small Family Car in the inaugural TopGear Electric Awards, after it completed a 1,600-kilometers road trip across 9 European...

22 April 2020

2021 Vauxhall Mokka will get an electric version

Vauxhall teased the 2021 Vauxhall Mokka SUV and unveiled that this model will get a fully-electric version as well. Scheduled for early 2021, the new Mokka has entered the testing...

22 April 2020

SK Innovation will supply NCM811 batteries to BAIC's Mark 5 EV

Yonhap reports that SK Innovation will supply the BAIC Mark 5 EV with NCM811 batteries. The two companies already cooperated with the creation of the BEST joint venture for an EV...

20 April 2020

The new NIO ES8 goes official in China

NIO has announced the new 2020 NIO ES8 for the Chinese market. undergone more than 180 upgrades in appearance, interior, power, endurance, and intelligent technology. The new 2020...

20 April 2020

Audi will resume vehicle production in Europe from the end of April

Vehicle production at the Audi sites in Europe will be gradually ramped up from the end of April onwards according to a fixed plan. The upcoming regulated restart in the worldwide...

18 April 2020

Electrify America will offer Kia Select for all 2019 and 2020 Kia Niro EVs in the US

Electrify America will offer Kia Select for all 2019 and 2020 model year Kia Niro EV owners and lessees. on its DC fast-charging network. The Kia Select is a new charging program...

18 April 2020

LG Chem's mutual project with GM for a battery plant receives water quality certification

LG Chem and General Motors have obtained water quality certification from the US Army Corps of Engineers for the joint plant that's about to produce EV batteries. The application...

18 April 2020

200 LG Chem employees transferred with a special flight from Korea to the Wroclaw battery plant

According to industry sources, yesterday LG Chem has dispatched more than 200 people, including employees of business partners, to the Wroclaw battery factory in Poland. This is a...

18 April 2020

Volvo Cars will restart production at the Torslanda plant in Sweden on April 20

Volvo Cars will restart production at the Torslanda plant in Sweden on April 20. The company has specifically stated that the plant and offices are treated to be as safe as...

18 April 2020

Kia has record hybrid, PHEV and BEV sales in Europe despite a challenging Q1

Kia Motors reported record European sales for new PHEVs and BEVs in the first quarter of 2020. This increase also marks Kia's highest European market share in the first quarter...

18 April 2020

Triton Model H with a 700+ miles of range goes on pre-order

Triton Solar is a New Jersey-based technology company which has announced its first electric vehicle - the Triton Model H electric SUV. The project has been developing for the...

18 April 2020

Honda and SNAM extend agreement for recycling batteries from Honda's PHEVs and BEVs

Honda Motor Europe announced it is expanding its battery recycling partnership with SNAM (Société Nouvelle d'Affinage des Métaux) to recycle end-of-life batteries from hybrids and...

18 April 2020

Porsche Taycan 4S arrives at US dealers

The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S is available at US dealers as of today joining the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S. Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of PCNA commented: "The new Taycan 4S sits...

17 April 2020

Xpeng P7 will roll out in China on April 27 featuring the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier platform

The Xpeng P7 electric sports sedan officially rolls out in China on April 27. The vehicle with the longest range in China (706 km NEDC) features the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier...

16 April 2020

Volkswagen to restart production in Zwickau and Bratislava in the week from April 20

Volkswagen will resume passenger car production in the week from April 20. More specifically, these are the plants in Zwickau and Bratislava. In addition, from April 27...

16 April 2020

2021 Mustang Mach-E gets increased power and torque

Obviously, Ford has done some optimization on the 2021 Mustang Mach-E because an insider from the Mach-E forum shared a screenshot from Ford's dealer training site which unveils...

15 April 2020

SK Innovation uses Autowell equipment for its Georgia, US plant

SK Innovation increases its cooperation with Chinese companies in the field of EV batteries production. The latest reports from Korea say that the company has chosen Autowell...

13 April 2020

Tesla Q1 2020 production and delivery report

Tesla has announced that in the first quarter of this year, it has produced almost 103,000 vehicles and delivered approximately 88,400 vehicles. The press release continues saying...

2 April 2020

General Motors and Honda will develop together two BEVs based on GM's global EV platform

General Motors and Honda announced that they will jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles sold under the Honda brand and based on GM's flexible global EV platform powered by...

2 April 2020

South Korean companies gain 42% share from the EV batteries market

According to SNE Research and its data for the global EV battery usage in February 2020, the South Korean companies have gained a total of 42% of the market share, which is deemed...

2 April 2020

Audi e-tron Sportback is launched as planned

Back in November 2019, Audi unveiled the Audi e-tron Sportback at the 2019 LA Auto Show. Today, the company shared some footage and full specifications once again celebrating the...

2 April 2020

Toyota and BYD formed a joint venture for R&D on BEVs

Today, Toyota and BYD announced that the registration of their 50-50% joint venture company is completed. The new company is named BYD Toyota Technology Co., LTD. and will be...

2 April 2020

Volkswagen reports 20,000 orders for the e-up!

In an official press release, Volkswagen disclosed that the demand for electric vehicles in Germany is increasing. The company makes this conclusion based on the orders for its...

30 March 2020

GM's Wuling teases the interior of its first all-electric vehicle, inspired by the Kei-Car in Japan

Fice days ago, GM brand Wuling teased the exterior of its first all-electric vehicle. Today, the China-based company teased the interior of the car. Obviously, it is subjected to...

30 March 2020

BYD unveiled its Blade Battery technology for battery safety in electric vehicles

At an online launch event, BYD presented its Blade Battery technology which is focused on battery safety in electric vehicles. Wang Chuanfu, BYD Chairman and President, said that...

30 March 2020

SEAT teases once again the 2020 SEAT Mii Electric

On a number of occasions, SEAT has managed to provide enough details about the Mii Electric which is bound to be launched to the market this year. Today, the brand teased the...

26 March 2020

LG Chem Poland receives a €480 million loan from the European Investment Bank

LG Chem Wroclaw Energy will receive a €480 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The money will be used for the construction and operation of highly automated and...

26 March 2020

Tesla may expand EV production in China amid US facilities shutdown

DigiTimes cites an unnamed report from China, according to which may expand EV production in China. After a certain turmoil with the authorities, Tesla suspended its production in...

25 March 2020

Wuling, a Chinese GM brand, teased its first all-electric vehicle

Wuling, a GM brand in China, published the first official photos of the exterior of its first all-electric vehicle. It unveils an obvious inspiration - the Kei-Car that's widely...

25 March 2020

Xpeng buys out Guangdong Foday Automobile in an attempt to get its own manufacturing license

Xpeng has fully acquired Guangdong Foday Automobile - a Foshan-based car manufacturer. This move is an attempt on behalf of Xpeng to gets its own license for manufacturing cars by...

25 March 2020

MG Motor gives around 100 MG ZS EVs to NHS agencies in the UK

MG Motor UK has announced that it will provide up to 100 electric MG ZS EVs to NHS agencies throughout the UK as they fight the COVID-19 in the country. The vehicles will be...

25 March 2020

Audi reportedly will build an EV batteries assembly plant in Ingolstadt, Germany

South Korean news outlet The Guru reports that according to industry sources, Audi is prepping a battery assembly plant near its production facility in Ingolstadt, Bavaria...

25 March 2020

LG Chem expands Poland plant productivity by 70%

According to the latest reports from South Korea, LG Chem has introduced a production process that can increase the production of EV batteries. The new process increases the...

25 March 2020

South Korean mPLUS looking for clients in Europe for its EV battery tech

mPLUS is a South Korean producer of battery equipment and is mostly supplying notching and stacking equipment. South Korean media, The Elec At a shareholder's meeting the head of...

25 March 2020

Nissan will launch an electric version of all of its models in Japan from H2 2020

According to a report from Nikkei Asia Review, Nissan will start offering an electric version of all of its new and redesigned models in Japan starting in the second half of 2020...

25 March 2020

Mercedes-Benz EQV tested in winter conditions

For several weeks, the development team of Mercedes-Benz has been testing the first purely battery-electric premium MPV from the brand. The tests have been held in Arjeplog...

25 March 2020

Polestar 2 is now in production in China

Polestar has officially announced that the production of the Polestar 2 has begun in Luqiao, China. This is just a month's delay from the previous plans to start in February 2020...

24 March 2020

The next generation of the BMW 7 series will have an all-electric version

BMW has unveiled that the next generation of the BMW 7 Series will be available in four variants - petrol, diesel, PHEV and for the first time - BEV. The latter will be equipped...

18 March 2020

Volkswagen is starting with the second phase of its TRANSFORM 2025+ strategy

Volkswagen has concluded the first phase and is now starting with the second phase of its TRANSFORM 2025+ strategy. This phase is about bringing electric vehicles for the masses...

18 March 2020

LG Chem will supply between 10GWh and 13GWh of EV batteries to Tesla Gigafactory 3

Various Korean media report that LG Chem will supply between 10GWh and 13GWh of EV batteries to Tesla for its Gigafactory in China. This exceeds CATL's supply to Tesla in China...

16 March 2020

The APEX AP-0 all-electric concept sports car goes official

APEX was supposed to unveil the APEX AP-0 EV concept at 12:45 CET on March 3, 2020, during the Geneva International Motor Show 2020. However, due to the cancellation of the show...

16 March 2020

NIO February 2020 delivery numbers, 2019 financial results to be announced on March 18

Today NIO unveiled its February 2020 numbers. According to the report, NIO delivered 707 vehicles in February 2020, including 671 NIO ES6 units and 36 NIO ES8 units. Deliveries of...

10 March 2020

Samsung unveils a new solid-state battery tech for a range of up to 800 km and increased safety

The Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology unveiled a study of a solid-state battery that can run 800 km on a single charge and can be safely re-charged more than 1,000 times...

10 March 2020

BMW publishes the official MINI Cooper SE specifications valid as of March 2020

Today is the launch date of the all-electric MINI - the MINI Cooper SE. As expected, BMW has provided a detailed specifications list for this vehicle without differentiating the...

9 March 2020

Mazda UK opens the pre-order books for the all-electric Mazda MX-30 First Edition

Launching in March 2021, Mazda MX-30 First Edition will be priced from £26,995. This 'On the road' retail price includes the £3,500 Plug-in Car grant. The all-new Mazda MX-30...

9 March 2020

Volkswagen ID.4 will go on sale within the next 12 months, will be produced in USA, Germany, China

After confirming that the series-production version of the ID.CROZZ will be named ID.4 and shining some light on its launch schedule, Volkswagen is now providing some more details...

5 March 2020

GM will launch 2021 Chevy Bolt EV, 2022 Bolt EUV, Cadillac Lyriq and GMC HUMMER EV

In addition to unveiling its new modular platform for EVs and the new Ultium battery system, today General Motors announced that four of its brands will be launching new EVs...

4 March 2020

GM unveils a new modular EV platform and new Ultium battery system

At a dedicated event today, GM unveiled a new EV platform and a new Ultium battery system. The heart of GM's strategy is a modular propulsion system and a highly flexible...

4 March 2020

BMW Concept i4 official photos

Earlier today, BMW unveiled the BMW Concept i4 during an online event and even teased the BMW iX3. Now the official photos of the BMW Concept i4 are avaialble and share them with...

3 March 2020

Dacia Spring previews Dacia's first all-electric model

As promised, Renault unveiled the Dacia Spring which previews the brand's first all-electric model a four-seat city car. Dacia promises this is the start of an "affordable...

3 March 2020

Volkswagen elaborates on the ID.4 (ID.CROZZ)

Volkswagen has now confirmed that what has been so far known as the ID.CROZZ will be named ID.4 in the form of a series production SUV. It will be launched this year. The model...

3 March 2020