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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

Ford and SK Innovation's BlueOval SK JV will produce EV batteries in the USA

Ford and SK Innovation announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint venture - to be called BlueOvalSK - to manufacture battery cells and arrays in...

21 May 2021

The Ford EV strategy - what to expect in the next five years

Ford is investing $22 billion in electrification through 2025 as part of its plan to lead electrification in areas of strength. The company is electrifying its most iconic...

21 May 2021

All-electric Ford F-150 Lightning - specifications and features, prices

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning will be available in three trims - Platinum, Lariat, and XLT. The F-150 Lightning delivers a new experience for truck owners at a starting price on...

21 May 2021

Kia EV6 debuts in the USA with Kia's new brand identity

The all-new 2022 Kia EV6 crossover arrives as the brand's first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) in the USA and is the first of 11 EVs that will be launched in the next 5...

19 May 2021

New features on Android Auto and and Android Automotive OS

With the announcement of Android 12 Beta 1 today at the Google I/O 2021, Google has also shared some new features on Android Auto and Android Automotive OS. Android Auto now has...

19 May 2021

Stellantis and Foxconn create the Mobile Drive joint venture

Stellantis and Foxconn announced the creation of the Mobile Drive joint venture. The new business entity will combine Stellantis' global expertise in vehicle development and...

18 May 2021

The BMW iX and BMW i4 will debut in North America on June 1

The all-new, fully electric BMW iX Sports Activity Vehicle and BMW i4 Gran Coupé will make their North American debuts during two media events on Tuesday, June 1 at 1:00 p.m. PST...

18 May 2021

Fisker and Sharp partner on next-generation automotive displays and interfaces

Following its agreement with Foxconn, Fisker has announced that it has serially nominated Sharp Corporation, part of Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group), to develop technologies...

18 May 2021

Fisker and Foxconn sign an agreement for the development of sub USD 30,000 EVs

Fisker has announced it has signed framework agreements with Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group) for the joint development and manufacturing of EVs under the Project PEAR (Personal...

14 May 2021

Nissan LEAF named "Best Used Electric Car" in Electrifying.com Awards 2021

The Nissan LEAF has been named "Best Used Electric Car" in the inaugural Electrifying.com Awards 2021. Both generations of LEAF, which as a model first launched in 2010, were...

13 May 2021

Volkswagen UK expands the ID.4 range with two new motors and a 52 kWh battery

The Volkswagen ID.4 range has grown further, with City and Style variants of the 2021 World Car of the Year rolling out to UK customers. Both models bring the option of ‘Pure’ and...

13 May 2021

The GMC HUMMER EV Pickup is being tested on legendary off-road Moab trails

The GMC HUMMER EV Pickup goes through its rigorous off-road testing in the lead-up to its production debut this fall. Traversing legendary trails across Moab, the team's testing...

12 May 2021

Hyundai will unveil the IONIQ 5 for North America on May 24

Hyundai Motor America will unveil the IONIQ 5 for North America on May 24 at 12 pm PT. The actual premiere of the model happened on February 23rd earlier this year, so this IONIQ...

12 May 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQS enters production at Factory 56 in Sindelfingen

The Mercedes-Benz EQS enters production at Factory 56 in Sindelfingen. It is the first all-electric model to do so at the site. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon, the...

12 May 2021

Volkswagen Group marks a successful Q1 driven by a strong China market and e-offensive

Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen Group, said in a statement: "We started the year with great momentum and are on a strong operational course. This is clearly reflected in our...

11 May 2021

Subaru Solterra is the name of the first all-electric SUV by Subaru

Subaru unveiled the name of its first all-electric C-segment-class SUV that is co-developed with Toyota - Subaru Solterra (SunEarth). Scheduled to go on sale in mid 2022, it is...

11 May 2021

Mercedes-Benz Vans premiers the Concept EQT, will launch an all-electric Citan as well

Mercedes-Benz Vans presented the Concept EQT - a new EV from the Mercedes EQ series targeted at families and fans of sports and other recreational activities. The production...

11 May 2021

The all-electric Porsche Macan prototypes enter real-world testing stage

It was two year ago, when Porsche announced that its Leipzig factory will produce axles for the brand's electric vehicles. Back then, it was expected that the all-electric Macan...

11 May 2021

SK Innovation plans on to increase its own production of cathodes to 20%

SK Innovation has announced that it will aim to increase the amount of cathodes that are produced in-house to 20% of all the cathodes it uses. These are high-nickel cathodes and...

11 May 2021

The Ford F-150 Lightning all-electric truck will be uveiled on May 19

Ford has unveiled the name of its all-electric F-150 truck and time of official announcement - the Ford F-150 Lightning will be unveiled on May 19. The event will take place at...

11 May 2021

The Volkswagen ID.4 - Sustainable Mobility with Technology from Continental

Technology from Continental can be found in almost all systems and functions of the Volkswagen ID.4, the winner of the 2021 World Car of the Year Award - from software and central...

29 April 2021

GM Introduces Ultium Charge 360

General Motors introduced Ultium Charge 360, a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify...

29 April 2021

Audi announces MY 2022 updates for the e-tron and e-tron Sportback with increased options

Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2022 model year, including full-line pricing, vehicle packaging updates, and new standard and available equipment. In...

28 April 2021

The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is official, will go on sale in the summer starting at 50,415 euros

At the digital world premiere held at Berlin Tempelhof Airport, Volkswagen presented its first fully electric high-performance model: the ID.4 GTX. This is the first MEB-based EV...

28 April 2021

Tesla kicks out the radar, will launch Tesla Vision in the USA; Tesla Semi deliveries will begin later this year

Tesla's Q1 2021 report contains several interesting pieces of information. But first things first - let's talk about production and deliveries. In the first quarter, Tesla has...

27 April 2021

2023 Cadillac Lyriq goes official - main features, specifications, and prices

The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq has been announced today with reservations opening in September 2021 and initial availability expected in the first half of 2022. The launch model will...

21 April 2021

Cadillac Lyriq show car is unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2021

Cadillac today unveiled the all-electric LYRIQ show car at Auto Shanghai 2021. It was the first time for the new face of Cadillac to meet the public since its debut last August...

20 April 2021

The Volkswagen ID.4 wins World Car of the Year 2021 award

The Volkswagen ID.4 has won the World Car of the Year 2021 award. The World Car Awards are presented by more than 90 international motor journalists from 24 countries, who vote on...

20 April 2021

Mercedes-Benz teases the Concept EQT - pioneer of a new class for families and leisure active private customers

Mercedes-Benz Vans is unveiling the new Concept EQT in an extensive Media Special on the Mercedes me media platform on Monday, 10 May 2021 at 11.00 a.m. (CEST). This concept...

20 April 2021

SVOLT enters the second stage of its strategic development

The first Innovation Day of SVOLT with the theme of "Innovation Drives the Future" is officially launched during the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show today, which marks the brand strategy...

20 April 2021

Mitsubishi teases the all-electric SUV AIRTREK at Auto Shanghai 2021

Mitsubishi Motors together with GAC Mitsubishi Motors teased the all-new electric SUV AIRTREK at Auto Shanghai 2021. The all-new AIRTREK is based on the concept of an "e-cruising...

20 April 2021

The new Jaguar I-Pace Black goes official

The Jaguar I-Pace has received worldwide recognition and various awards for its exceptional design. Now Jaguar is further reinforcing the appeal of the all-electric performance...

20 April 2021

Honda exhibits the Honda SUV e:prototype

Honda exhibited the world premiere of the Honda SUV e:prototype, a prototype model of the first Honda-brand electric vehicle (EV) in China, at Auto Shanghai 2021. In China, Honda...

20 April 2021

World premiere for the BMW iX and a look ahead to the BMW i4 M Sport

At the Auto Shanghai 2021 show, BMW is focusing squarely on the future technologies of electric mobility, sustainability and seamless connectivity between the customer's vehicle...

19 April 2021

Geely unveiled the Zeekr 001 with 400 kW of power, 86 kWh or 100 kWh battery

Zeekr, the new pure electric premium brand from Geely Holding Group launched its first car, the 001, at an event held at the Zeekr Intelligent Factory in Hangzhou Bay, China. As...

19 April 2021

Genesis G80 Electrified is presented at Auto Shanghai 2021

Genesis showcases a total of three electric vehicles to the Auto Shanghai 2021, including the recently-revealed Genesis X Concept, and EV-based Gran Turismo (GT) concepts. The...

19 April 2021

Huawei and BAIC unveil the ArcFox αS HI at the Auto Shanghai 2021

Huawei and BAIC have unveiled the first smart electric ArcFox αS HI at the Auto Shanghai 2021. This is the first car to get Huawei HI, a complete intelligent automotive solution...

19 April 2021

The Toyota bZ4X BEV concept goes official

Toyota has unveiled the Toyota bZ4X Concept - "a vision for the first of a global series of battery-electric vehicles to be introduced under the Toyota bZ brand umbrella." Jointly...

19 April 2021

Audi presented the Audi A6 e-tron concept at Auto Shanghai 2021 along with the PPE platform

Audi's participation in Auto Shanghai 2021 is marked by several important events related to the brand's future in China which is closely bound to its electrification strategy...

19 April 2021

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB goes official, will be available in China first, followed by Europe and the USA

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled yet another electric vehicle from its EQ series - the Mercedes Benz EQB. At first, the model will be produced and sold in China. European introduction...

18 April 2021

Stellantis will develop four EV platforms, plans on building a third battery plant in NA

Stellantis, created by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA, prepares aggressively for an EV future. Carlos Tavares, the company CEO, revealed its electrification plans during the...

18 April 2021

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig doubles battery systems production

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig is significantly expanding its production of battery systems for the latest electric vehicle generation. Following the first...

18 April 2021

SVOLT announced the start of mass production of the cobalt-free cathode material for its NMX battery cells

SVOLT announced that it has started mass production of the cobalt-free cathode material for its NMX battery cells in Jintan, in eastern China. In January 2021, the pilot...

18 April 2021

Mazda MX-30 will go on sale in the USA this fall

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announces the introduction of the all-new Mazda MX-30, the brand's first battery-electric vehicle, to the US market beginning in fall 2021...

18 April 2021

Yamaha Motor begins accepting orders for prototype Hyper-EV electric motor development

Yamaha Motor announced \that it has developed an electric motor reaching the industry’s highest class in output density. This unit is aimed at use in hyper-EV models and other...

18 April 2021

FAW VW and SAIC VW unveiled in China the ID.6 CROZZ and ID.6 X, respectively

FAW VW and SAIC VW have unveiled the first ID. model exclusive to China - the ID.6 CROZZ (FAW VW) and ID.6 X (SAIC VW). This is a large 6- or 7-seater with a smart and roomy...

18 April 2021

Volkswagen will introduce the ID.4 GTX on April 28

On April 28th, Volkswagen will present the new ID.4 GTX. In a similar fashion to the GIT and GTE, the GTX will be a separate brand for all-electric vehicles from the brand. "The...

18 April 2021

Alpha Motor Corporation presented the WOLF+ pure electric truck series

Alpha Motor Corporation has just unveiled the new WOLF+ (pronounced "wolf plus"), the automotive company's next pure electric pickup truck built on a shared platform that powers...

18 April 2021

Ultium Cells (GM and LG Energy Solution) will build a second plant in the US

Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, announced a more than $2.3 billion investment to build its second battery cell manufacturing plant in...

18 April 2021

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

The EQS is the first all-electric luxury saloon from Mercedes-EQ. It is also the first model to be based on the modular architecture for luxury and executive-class electric...

15 April 2021

Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron production versions are now official

With the Audi Q4 e-tron and the Q4 Sportback e-tron, the brand with the Four Rings presents its first purely electric cars in the compact segment. Both cars include a wide range...

14 April 2021

GAC Tech Day showcases exciting new developments

GAC Group held its third annual GAC Tech Day at the GAC R&D Center. This year, the event was focused on battery tech for EVs. First, GAC unveiled its neutron star strategy, aimed...

13 April 2021

Samsung SDI will supply batteries for the Rivian R1T and Rivian R1S

Samsung SDI will supply batteries to Rivian for its electric vehicles. The US company backed by Amazon.com Inc. and Ford Motor Co., said in a statement that the two companies have...

13 April 2021

SK Innovation and LG Energy Solution reach an agreement to close the ITC matter and all global and domestic litigation

This morning, SK Innovation announced that it has reached an agreement with LG Energy Solution to settle the U.S. ITC battery dispute on April 11th (KST). Under this agreement...

12 April 2021

The MG Cyberster concept with module-less battery and 800 km of range has been unveiled

MG has unveiled the new Cyberster concept in Shanghai. Created by MG's global design team, it inherits the classic convertible shape and recalls MG tradition, drawing a number of...

12 April 2021

Lexus to Display LF-Z Electrified Concept and New ES at Auto Shanghai 2021 on April 19

Lexus plans to display the LF-Z Electrified Concept and hold the world premiere of the new Lexus ES at Auto Shanghai 2021, which opens on April 19 in Shanghai, China. In the...

12 April 2021

The all-electric CUPRA Born finishes its testing in extreme environment

Winter-time just a few kilometres from the Arctic Circle. Temperatures reaching 30 below zero and a circuit on a 6 km2 frozen lake. The CUPRA engineers have spent two years in...

8 April 2021

Human Horizons is prepping for a China-wide HiPhi X launch

Human Horizons has announced its first generation of cars will come in four different variations, each equipped with a 97 kWh battery pack. The company is currently very busy...

7 April 2021

Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup in the making, the Hummer EV SUV will be built at the Factory ZERO plant

General Motors President Mark Reuss today announced Chevrolet will introduce a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the company's Factory ZERO assembly plant in...

6 April 2021

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts during March Madness

GMC's electric supertruck lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV making its debut during the NCAA's Final Four in a new commercial film narrated by LeBron...

4 April 2021

Ford's electrified vehicle sales increased by 74% thanks to the Mustang Mach-E and the F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid

Ford's investment into electrified vehicles, along with trucks and SUVs, is paying off. Electrified vehicles hit a new record sales start, trucks reported best retail start in 13...

2 April 2021

NIO provides its March and Q1 2021 delivery results

NIO delivered 7,257 vehicles in March 2021, a new monthly record representing a strong 373% year-over-year growth. The deliveries consisted of 1,529 NIO ES8 units, the company's...

1 April 2021

Genesis X Concept Unveiled in the form of an EV-based high-performance GT coupe concept car

Today, Genesis officially introduced the Genesis X Concept, an EV-based GT (Gran Turismo) concept car. "The car that we are unveiling today is a concept car that embodies the...

31 March 2021

Lexus premiers the LF-Z Electrified BEV Concept

Lexus has presented the LF-Z Electrified - a conceptual BEV that incorporates driving performance, styling, and technologies envisioned for realization by 2025. It features ideal...

30 March 2021

Xiaomi will enter the EV business, will establish a dedicated subsidiary

A month ago, we reported that Xiaomi ponders on entering the EV business. It seems Xiaomi and more specifically - Lei Jun - the company's CEO and co-founder are done pondering and...

30 March 2021

Kia EV6 goes official with a 58 kWh and a 77.4 kWh optional battery pack, 2WD and AWD options

The EV6 is Kia's first car to be based on the company's dedicated new platform for battery electric vehicles. The electric crossover is also the first dedicated BEV launched under...

30 March 2021

BAK Battery is ready with its 4680 battery cell

Chinese media have reported that BAK, one of China's largest batteries producer, is ready to produce a 4680 cylindrical battery cell. During the China International Battery...

28 March 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQS interior teased with some interesting details

The Mercedes-Benz EQS is the all-electric luxury saloon from Mercedes. With it, Mercedes-EQ is redefining this vehicle segment. The EQS is also the first model to be based on the...

28 March 2021

SK Innovation will split off its battery unit into a wholly-owned subsidiary

According to Korean news outlet - Korea Herald - SK Innovation will split off its battery unit into a wholly-owned subsidiary. This decision has been reportedly taking during a...

24 March 2021

The Audi Q4 e-tron enters production, will go on sale in the summer of 2021

Production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has finally started at the Zwickau plant. The fully electric compact model is the first electric SUV to be produced by Audi in Germany and is...

23 March 2021

Mercedes-EQ starts production of battery systems for the new EQS

Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in...

23 March 2021

MG5 Electric and MG Marvel R Electric go official in Europe

MG has announced two new battery-electric vehicles. They follow the brand's first EV - the MG ZS which went on sale last year. The new MG5 Electric is the first 100% electric...

23 March 2021

SEAT teased a small electric SUV that will be build by several brands within Volkswagen Group

During SEAT's press conference yesterdays, the brand's CEO Wayne Griffiths teased a small electric SUV that will be affordable (20K-25K euros) and will target urban buyers. In...

23 March 2021

The all-electric Pininfarina Battista Hyper GT exhibited at the Petersen Museum

The Automobili Pininfarina Battista will take centre stage in a new exhibition at the world famous Petersen Museum in California, US, celebrating 90 years of peerless Italian car...

23 March 2021

SVOLT has unveiled soft-packed HEV batteries, cobalt-free batteries at CIBF 2021 in Shenzhen

At China International Battery Fair 2021 held in Shenzhen last week. SVOLT unveiled soft-packed HEV batteries, cylindrical batteries and energy storage products (cabinet models)...

23 March 2021

MINI to become an all-electric brand

MINI is set to play a pioneering role going forward, as the urban brand is absolutely ideal for electric mobility. It will therefore be introducing its very last new combustion...

17 March 2021

BMW introduces its New Class vision of the future, will launch a new generation of cars from 2025

BMW has unveiled its Neue Klasse or New Class vision of the future, which includes the launch of a new generation of models from 2025. The BMW Group is driving the transformation...

17 March 2021

Samsung SDI is working on a larger cylindrical battery cell for EVs, will release Gen.5 EV batteries in 2021

During its shareholders' meeting today, Samsung SDI reported that it plans to increase automotive battery supply in the rapidly-growing European market, and enhance product...

17 March 2021