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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo is unveiled with 456 km of range, 93.4 kWh battery

The Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo has just been unveiled as promised. It sports a new high-tech chassis with all-wheel drive and adaptive air suspension as standard that ensure...

4 March 2021

Volvo C40 Recharge unveiled with a 78 kWh battery and AWD

During its press event, Volvo Cars has once again expressed its commitment to becoming a manufacturer of full-electric cars by 2030 and to become fully CO2 neutral by 2040. It...

2 March 2021

Polestar Cars to Open 15 New US Showrooms in 2021

Polestar is expanding its retail presence across the United States with plans to open new locations in 15 cities by the end of 2021. In the first half of 2021, the brand will open...

2 March 2021

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030, will unveil a new all-electric car today

Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030. By then, the company intends...

2 March 2021

Electric vehicles: harmonising labelling across the entire EU

A brand new harmonised set of labels for electric vehicles and charging stations will start to be used throughout Europe as of 20 March this year, in line with the requirements of...

1 March 2021

Hyundai unveils the IONIQ 5

Hyundai today launched the IONIQ 5 midsize CUV during a virtual world premiere event. As the first model in Hyundai's new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV)...

23 February 2021

Canalys: China's EV sales to grow by more than 50% in 2021

New research from Canalys shows that a record 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in China in 2020. But year-on-year growth was modest at only 8%. In comparison...

22 February 2021

British Gas makes the largest UK commercial EV order with Vauxhall / Opel

British Gas today announces that it is ordering 2,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall and has introduced plans to never purchase another combustion engine vehicle. As...

22 February 2021

The Karma GSe-6 is the brand's first battery-electric vehicle, will go on sale later starting at $79,900

Today Karma announced the GS-6 series of luxury electric vehicles which will include mainly plug-in hybrids but Karma has squeezed in its first battery-electric vehicle - the...

22 February 2021

Xiaomi ponders on entering the EV market

Various Chinese media report that Xiaomi is pondering on entering the EV market. One of the top smartphone vendors in the world has already ventured into the TV market and quite...

22 February 2021

IHS Markit: new EV registrations in the USA for 2020 reach a record market share

Electric vehicle (EV) registrations in the US in 2020 reached record market share of 1.8%, demonstrating increased consumer interest for electric vehicles, according to new...

19 February 2021

Northvolt will invest $200 million in Poland to establish Europe's largest factory for energy storage solutions

Northvolt announced it will invest $200 million in greenfield factory project tooled for assembly of cutting-edge, sustainable energy storage systems. The 50,000 sqm factory will...

19 February 2021

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo hits the road

The head of the Taycan model line, Stefan Weckbach, made an early presentation of the upcoming Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo. A lightly camouflaged vehicle is used for final...

19 February 2021

Ford Europe will go all-electric in passenger vehicles by 2030, builds an EV factory in Germany

Today Ford Europe announced that by mid-2026 all of its passenger vehicles in Europe will be all-electric or plug-in hybrid models. By 2030, the entire passenger vehicles fleet...

17 February 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC is now available as a base model priced from €66,068.80

For MY2021, the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC becomse the base model of the EQC range priced from €66,068.80 in Europe. The top end of the line is occupied by the Mercedes-Benz QC...

17 February 2021

2022 Hyundai Kona Electric for the USA goes official

Hyundai today provided details for its significantly redesigned and enhanced 2022 Kona Electric SUV for the US market. The model has been freshened with a new, sleeker front...

16 February 2021

The Škoda Enyaq Sportline iV goes official

Škoda adds the Sportline variant to its new all-electric SUV range. The Škoda Enyaq Sportline iV features black body applications, large alloy wheels and a lowered sports chassis...

16 February 2021

The new Peugeot e-Rifter is unveiled

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

16 February 2021

Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5's Living Space and sustainable interior ahead of virtual world premiere

After unveiling partially the exterior design of the IONIQ 5, Hyundai today released a new image, revealing the spacious and versatile interior of the much-anticipated IONIQ 5...

14 February 2021

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and Bolt EV go official - specifications and prices

GM has unveiled the all-new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV. "The new Bolt EUV is the best of the Bolt EV packaged in an SUV-like vehicle with more technology...

14 February 2021

Porsche Taycan achieves new Guinness World Records title

The Porsche Taycan driven by racing driver Leh Keen has achieved 165.1 km/h inside an exhibition hall in New Orleans, Louisiana. In doing so, he set the world record for the...

11 February 2021

Volkswagen and Microsoft working together on automated driving solutions

Volkswagen Group's software company Car.Software Organisation will collaborate with Microsoft to build a cloud-based Automated Driving Platform (ADP) on Microsoft Azure and...

11 February 2021

BMW unveils the MINI Electric Collection for the MINI Cooper SE

BMW has unveiled the MINI Electric Collection for the MINI Cooper SE. As of March 2021, the MINI Cooper SE will be available with fresh design accents and new equipment features...

10 February 2021

Audi RS e-tron GT and Audi e-tron GT quattro official photos

Audi has just announced the e-tron GT which will be released in two models - the Audi e-tron GT quattro and the Audi RS e-tron GT. Both feature an 85 kWh battery (93 kWh gross)...

9 February 2021

Audi e-tron GT goes official with a 85 kWh battery, ~487 km of WLTP range, 3.3 s acceleration

Audi presented the e-tron GT concept in March of 2019. The brand with the four rings has just unveiled the production version of the Audi e-tron GT. The model has already entered...

9 February 2021

LG Electronics intensifies its EV motors production

LG Electronics intensifies its EV motors production and some of its production sites will remain open even during the Lunar Nea Year festivities such as the factory in Incheon, 40...

9 February 2021

Audi Hungaria produces e-motors for future PPE model generation

Preparations for the production of the new generation of electric motors are already in progress at Audi Hungaria. In the future, Győr will supply the new electric drives for the...

9 February 2021

KIA updates its Plan S, the KIA CV will be announced in March with 500 km of range

A year ago, KIA unveiled its Plan S - the mid- and long-term strategies of the company which includes the launch of 11 EVs by 2025and sets a target of 6.6% global EV market share...

9 February 2021

Hyundai-Kia "not in talks" with Apple for the Apple Car

Various South Korean news outlets report that Hyundai and Kia have confirmed that they are "not in talks" with Apple for the manufacturing of the Apple Car. Despite the numerous...

9 February 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQA is now available for order, prices start at 47,540.50 euros before 9,000 euros subsidy

Daimler unveiled the Mercedes-Benz EQA on January 20 earlier this year. The entry-level model from the all-electric world of Mercedes-EQ is priced in Germany starting at 47,540.50...

4 February 2021

ACEA: BEVs have 10.5% of all new car registrations in the EU for 2020

The latest stat report from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) indicates that in Q4 of 2020, nearly one in six passenger cars registered in the European...

4 February 2021

Apple and Kia are about to make a contract worth USD 3.6 million for the production of Apple Car

Korean news outlet DongA reports that Apple and Kia are about to conclude a 4 billion won deal (USD 3.6 million) for the production of Apple Car in Kia's Georgia plant in the USA...

3 February 2021

Silk EV and FAW form a global JV for EV development and manufacturing, will start with the Hongqi S9

Silk EV, an international automotive engineering and design company, and FAW, China's largest car manufacturer, announced today that they have launched a joint venture to develop...

3 February 2021

Kuo says Apple will collaborate with Hyundai on the furutre Apple Car, wll turn to GM and PSA as well

AppleInsider cites TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, well-known for his analysis and predictions on all-things Apple, that the Cupertino giant will work with Hyundai and that...

2 February 2021

NIO deliveries for January 2021 show a 352.1% YoY growth

Today, NIO provided its January 2021 delivery results. The brand has delivered 7,225 vehicles in January 2021, a new monthly record representing a 352.1% YoY growth. The...

1 February 2021

Volkswagen began series production of the ID.3 in Dresden, open a battery recycling facility in Salzgitter

The Transparent Factory in Dresden began series production of the fully electric Volkswagen ID.3. This makes it the second production site for the ID.3 and already the fourth site...

30 January 2021

Audi e-tron GT will make its world debut on February 9

The Audi e-tron GT will debut on February 9 at 1PM ET (8 PM UTC+02). The premier will be livestreamed on Facebook. There will actually be two livestreams - "Celebration of...

29 January 2021

GAC Aion V equipped with new battery will enter production in September 2021

GAC Group announced a major achievement in battery technology. It has made a breakthrough process in its graphene-based super-fast-charging battery and has now entered the phase...

28 January 2021

2021 Tesla Model X refresh - new features, specifications, trims, pricing

The 2021 Tesla Model X refresh is largely similar to that of the 2021 Model S. For a more detailed overview, you can check out the report on the Model S. It includes the updated...

28 January 2021

2021 Tesla Model S refresh, ships next month - new features, specifications, trims, pricing

Tesla has unveiled the long-awaited refresh of the Model S introducing a new drivetrain with technology already used by the Model 3 and Model Y, including carbon-sleeved rotors...

28 January 2021

Daimler unveils the smart EQ fortwo edition bluedawn

Daimler has unveiled a special edition of an all-electric smart vehicle - the smart EQ fortwo edition bluedawn. Some of the model's characteristic features include bodypanels and...

27 January 2021

ZF launches series production for new EV braking system

ZF confirmed a new series production order. The latest in ZF brake control solutions will be established as standard in Volkswagen's ID.3 and ID.4 models as well as in Volkswagen...

27 January 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQA goes official, prices start at EUR 47,540.50

As promised, Daimler has just announced the Mercedes-Benz EQA - an electric athlete in the successful format of the GLA, in Merecedes's own words. This SUV is a new entry-level...

20 January 2021

Global EV sales total around 3.4 million units in 2020

EV Volumes sums up various reports for EV sales around the globe. According to the 2020 consolidated report, it expects global sales of BEVs and PHEVs to reach 3.24 million...

20 January 2021

StoreDot announces extreme fast charging battery technology

StoreDot has announced its extreme fast charging battery technology - XFC - that utilizes nano-scale metalloids and proprietary compounds. It has already prepared its...

20 January 2021

Rivian has closed an investment round of $2.65 billion

Rivian has closed an investment round of $2.65 billion. The financing was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. This round also included Fidelity...

20 January 2021

Porche Taycan with two RWD variants announced, will go on sale in March

Porsche has added a basic Taycan model that has a rear-wheel-drive system available with two battery sizes. The new entry-level model with the standard Performance Battery (79.2...

20 January 2021

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and Bolt EV will be unveiled on February 14

Chevrolet announced that it will unveil the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV. For the reveal, the brand is teaming up with Walt Disney World to show "how...

20 January 2021

The new Honda HR-V with two-motor e:HEV powertrain will be unveiled on February 18

Honda will unveil the latest generation of its popular HR-V in February this year. The small SUV will feature the company’s advanced two-motor e:HEV powertrain technology as...

18 January 2021

Geely and Foxconn form a JV for the production of EVs

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) and Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) signed a strategic cooperative agreement that will establish a joint venture company to provide...

18 January 2021

Britishvolt enters exclusive technology collaboration with Siemens UK

Britishvolt announces that it has entered into an exclusive technology collaboration agreement with Siemens. The collaboration will see Siemens provide Britishvolt with access to...

18 January 2021

IM Motors is launched with two ready for production EVs - a sedan and SUV

Jointly founded by SAIC Motor, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech and Alibaba Group, IM Motors (Zhiji Motors in Chinese), a premium intelligent pure electric vehicle brand, was simultaneously...

18 January 2021

The new name and governance of Stellantis take effect

Stellantis announced that, following completion of the merger of Groupe PSA and FCA on January 16, the combined company was renamed Stellantis, the Board of Directors of...

18 January 2021

USI enters the global EV powertrain system supply chain

With more than 20-year experiences in manufacturing power electronic units, USI (Universal Scientific Industrial) plans to penetrate the supply chain of xEV powertrain systems. By...

18 January 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQA will debut on January 20

The Mercedes-Benz EQA will debut on January 20 during an online event set to begin at 11:00 AM CET. This model will take all the positive features of its sister model GLA and will...

15 January 2021

Kia plans to launch 7 new EVs by 2027 as part of its new brand purpose and future strategy

Kia's new brand purpose and future strategy has been unveiled today under a new slogan - Movement that inspires. Removing the "Motors" from its name (previously "Kia Motors...

15 January 2021

GM teases the Cadillac Celestiq at CES 2021

At CES 2021, during a lengthy press conference, GM confirmed its commitment to electric mobility. It once again showcased its Ultium Battery, Ultium Drive technologies and...

13 January 2021

Hyundai IONIQ 5 appears on official renders and teaser videos, will debut in February 2021

Hyundai teased the all-new IONIQ 5 with three renders and four videos. This will the brand's first vehicle on the new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), an innovative...

13 January 2021

Geely and Baidu form a strategic partnership focused on the development and production of EVs

Geel announced that it intends to establish a new strategic partnership with Baidu, China's pre-eminent search engine, information-centered internet platform and AI company. The...

12 January 2021

The Volkswagen brand increases tri-fold BEV deliveries in 2020

Volkswagen has announced that deliveries of VW-branded all-electric vehicles have been tripled in 2020. More specifically, last year, the brand delivered more electric vehicles...

12 January 2021

The new Peugeot e-208 and new Peugeot e-2008 go official

Peugeot Belgium is organizing a virtual auto show that also includes presentation of its all-electric and hybrid vehicles. We're particularly interested in pure electric vehicles...

8 January 2021

EQS will arrive with a unique MBUX Hyperscreen

The MBUX Hyperscreen is one of the highlights in the Mercedes-Benz EQS. The large, curved screen stretches almost the entire width from the left to the right A-pillar. It consists...

7 January 2021

Volvo will triple EV production capacity at its plant in Ghent

Volvo Cars is tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Ghent, Belgium as it prepares to meet fast growing demand for its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars...

7 January 2021

Foxconn will probably invest $200 million in troubled Byton

Bloomberg reports that Foxconn is allegedly in talks with Byton to invest around $200 million in the troubled China-based EV start-up. This investment should help Byton to start...

4 January 2021

XPeng delivers 27,041 vehicles in 2020

Xpeng has announced its December 2020, fourth quarter, and yearly delivery results. The monthly deliveries for December amount to 5,700 units consisting of a record-high 3,691 P7s...

4 January 2021

NIO delivers 43,728 vehicles in 2020; teases an upcoming EV to be presented on January 9

NIO has provided its December, fourth quarter, and full-year 2020 delivery results. NIO delivered 7,007 vehicles in December 2020, setting a monthly record representing a strong...

4 January 2021

LG Energy Solutions signed a MOU with Indonesia for producing EV batteries in the country

Jakarta Globe has reported on December 19 that the day before the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony was held in Indonesia. The Indonesia-South Korea...

30 December 2020

Volkswagen's first 300 kW High Power Charging stations will debut in 2021 as part of an expansion

Volkswagen is significantly expanding the charging infrastructure at its German sites. Some 750 new charging points are planned for next year, including the first High Power...

29 December 2020

Hyundai to reveal new details on all-new IONIQ 5 in online puzzle

Hyundai is revealing new details of the all-new IONIQ 5, a battery-electric mid-size CUV that will be launched in the first half of 2021. It is one of the first BEVs to be...

23 December 2020

LG and Magna create the LG Magna e-Powertrain JV for e-motors, inverters and onboard chargers

LG and Magna announced a joint venture (JV) to manufacture e-motors, inverters and onboard chargers and, for certain automakers, related e-drive systems to support the growing...

23 December 2020

Subaru will launch its first all-electric vehicle in Europe

Subaru Europe today confirmed the company is preparing for the launch of a battery-electric vehicle for the European market. The introduction schedule is very vague - Subaru...

14 December 2020

Mercedes-Benz will launch 6 new electrified EQ models by 2022

Mercedes-Benz said that in 2022 a total of eight Mercedes-EQ electric vehicles will be produced at seven locations on three continents. In May 2019, production of the...

14 December 2020

Volkswagen Group Components presented a DC wallbox with bi-directional charging support

The Volkswagen Group Components presented a DC wallbox, which charges EVs up to 22 kW. Currently, the usage of such wallboxes is in its pilot phase with real-life operations...

11 December 2020

Samsung SDI places orders for equipment in its second EV battery factory in Goed, Hungary

According to various Korean media, Samsung SDI has begun placing orders for equipment in its second EV battery factory in Goed, Hungary. The company has decided to invest 1.2...

11 December 2020

Britishvolt to build Britain's first battery gigafactory in Blyth, Northumberland

Britishvolt has selected a site in the North East of England to build the UK's first battery Gigafactory. The company has acquired exclusive rights to a site in Blyth...

11 December 2020

Hyundai teases the IONIQ 5

Based on Hyundai's 45 EV concept, IONIQ 5 will be the first car mated with the recently revealed Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle...

10 December 2020

Bureau Veritas launches ChargeScan by BV

Bureau Veritas has unveiled a complete portfolio of services dedicated to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS), covering the full lifecycle. With ChargeScan by BV, clients...

10 December 2020

Panasonic has developed a cloud-based battery management service

Panasonic will begin offering a new, cloud-based battery management service, known as the UBMC (Universal Battery Management Cloud) service, utilizing a proprietary AI-based...

10 December 2020

Audi e-tron GT enters carbon-neutral series production at the Böllinger Höfe

A couple of months ago, Audi announced that the production of the e-tron GT has commenced and today, the brand with the four rings said that the e-tron GT has entered series...

9 December 2020

The BMW iX passes the final winter testing stage

The BMW iX, which was announced a month ago, is at its final winter testing stage at the North Cape to complete an intense tuning program for drive and suspension systems...

9 December 2020

Toyota teases a new BEV on the e-TNGA platform for its European market

Today Toyota teased a new BEV based on the e-TNGA platform for its European market. It plans to preview a mid-sized battery-electric SUV in the coming months. The e-TNGA platform...

7 December 2020

Lexus unveils the DIRECT4 - a new electric drive control system for future BEVs and PHEVs

Today Lexus has unveiled the DIRECT4 - a new electric drive control system for next-generation battery electric and hybrid electric vehicles. DIRECT4 precisely controls the...

7 December 2020

Diamond Electric has developed a 7.4 kW V2X onboard charger with one of the highest energy densities in the world

Diamond Electric Holdings has developed a 7.4 kW vehicle-to-everything (V2X, X stands for Grid, Home, and Load) onboard charger (OBC) with one of the world's highest power density...

7 December 2020

Audi increases its electromobility budget up to 2025

Audi announced an increase in its electromobility budget up to 2025. With a total amount of approximately €35 billion, investments remain at a high level, especially for future...

3 December 2020

Hyundai introduces a new EV platform - the E-GMP, to offer a maximum range of 500 km

Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new dedicated BEV platform called Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It will be used for the new generation EVs that will launch from...

3 December 2020

Lucid Motors completes the first construction phase of its Lucid AMP-1 plant in Arizona

Lucid Motors has announced the completion of the first phase of construction at the new Lucid AMP-1 (Advanced Manufacturing Plant) factory in Casa Grande, AZ, with the...

3 December 2020

LG Energy Solution dedicated to EV batteries production is launched today, will double its production capacity by 2023

Back in September, LG announced that its EV battery business will be split off from LG Chem. As of today, the new company named LG Energy Solutions is a fact launching as a...

1 December 2020

LG Chem has developed a module-less unibody battery pack for EVs

Following Tesla, LG Chem has developed its own module pack integrated platform (MPI) that will reduce the modules in batteries allowing for a double increase in cells used inside...

30 November 2020

The Model Y produced at the Tesla Giga Shanghai granted permission for sales and purchase tax exemption

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China has issued its latest list for approved new vehicles for the local market and another list for new NEV vehicles...

30 November 2020

SK Innovation has increased its annual battery production sixfold from 2019 to 2020

Thanks to its factories in Hungary and China that already began operation, SK Innovation has increased its battery production capacity sixfold from 2019 to 2020. The latest...

23 November 2020

China launches the biggest EV charging network in the world

The State Grid Co., Ltd. held an event in Beijing on November 20 to launch its latest ambitious project - a China-wide EV charging grid that includes more than 1.03 million public...

23 November 2020

GM plans 30 new EV models globally for the next 5 years

General Motors has announced an ambitious plan for its development as an EV manufacturer for the next decade. For starters, GM plans on launching 30 new electric vehicles around...

19 November 2020

MINI Vision Urbanaut - an all-new interpretation of a vision of space

BMW has presented "an all-new interpretation of a vision of space" - the MINI Vision Urbanaut. Its pinpoints are the huge interior space, enhanced versatility, high-end digital...

18 November 2020

Svolt to build battery cell factories in Germany, aims at 100 GWh production capacity by 2025

Svolt is one of the top 10 Chinese EV battery cell manufacturers. The spin-off from Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall has announced its plans to build a battery cell factory in...

18 November 2020

Huawei enters the EV market with its own all-in-one electric drive system - DriveOne

Huawei is the largest smartphone producer in China with 45% market share and the second-largest in the world with 14% global market share, following Samsung which has 22% share in...

16 November 2020

Mercedes-Benz will source battery cells with cobalt and lithium from certified mines, reducing cobalt usage

Responsibly mined and processed raw materials provide the foundation for a sustainable Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle fleet. Therefore the brand has committed to using battery...

13 November 2020

XPeng unveils Q3 2020 unaudited financial results

XPeng has unveiled its unaudited financial results for the third quarter of 2020. The company has delivered 8,578 vehicles, which is a 265.8% increase compared to Q3 2019. Of...

13 November 2020

Hyundai offers a facelift and several updates for the 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Motor has made a series of updates to the 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric. The new Kona Electric has undergone bold design upgrades for a dynamic new look, as well as featuring...

12 November 2020

2021 BMW iX goes official with over 600 km of range, 370 kW power

BMW has just unveiled the fully electric 2021 BMW iX. The SAV will go into production at BMW Plant Dingolfing from the second half of 2021 as the BMW Group's new technology...

11 November 2020

NIO launches a 100 kWh battery with new battery upgrade plans

NIO has launched a 100 kWh battery that has gained over 300 patents. It features the CTP (cell to pack) technology for 37% higher energy density. With the new battery, the NEDC...

6 November 2020

FAW VW launches the ID.4 CROZZ in China simultaneously with the ID.4 X by SAIC VW

FAW VW launched the ID.4 CROZZ in China simultaneously with the ID.4 X by SAIC VW. These two models are essentially one and the same vehicle. We have described in detail the ID.4...

6 November 2020

SAIC Volkswagen introduces the ID.4 X in China, costs USD 37,780

ID.4 X - SAIC Volkswagen's first MEB platform pure electric vehicle debuted in Shenzhen. The vehicle is already available for reservations in China. With a range of up to 555 km...

6 November 2020

Bentley bets on an all-electric future detailed in its Beyond100 strategy

During a dedicated live-streamed event, Bentley unveiled its "Beyond100" strategy. The focal point of this program is the company's plan to become "a global leader in sustainable...

6 November 2020

Ultium Cells is hiring, announces 1,100 vacant places

Ultium Cells LLC is a joint venture with LG Chem that will mass-produce Ultium battery cells for electric vehicles and create more than 1,100 new jobs in Northeast Ohio. Starting...

6 November 2020

NIO deliveries for October 2020 show a 100.1% YoY increase

NIO delivered 5,055 vehicles in October 2020, a new monthly record representing a 100.1% year-over-year growth. The deliveries consisted of 2,695 NIO ES6 units, 1,477 NIO ES8...

4 November 2020

LG Chem expands its Nanjing factory, focuses on long-axis EV batteries

According to South Korean news outlet The Elec, LG Chem will increase its investment in its second Nanjing, China factory with USD 500 million. Another USD 300 million will go to...

4 November 2020

Volvo Cars is preparing to manufacture in-house developed electric motors

Once again, Volvo Cars declared its intention to become a fully electric car maker. Another step towards achieving this goal is the in-house development and manufacturing of...

3 November 2020

ACEA: affordability of EVs is a major barrier to consumers

The latest research from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) unveils a direct relation between a country's GDP per capita and the uptake of EVs, showing that...

3 November 2020

Nidec has plans to enter Europe with a Serbian factory for EV motors

Nikkei Asia reports that Japan-based Nidec is working on an EV motor plant in Europe. More specifically, the company is eyeing Serbia for building its European foothold even...

2 November 2020

SK Innovation with positive signs for EV battery business growth

In a report related to SK Innovation's Q3 business results released by the securities industry on October 30, the company focuses on its EV battery business growth. KB Securities...

2 November 2020

Panasonic develops the 4680 battery cell for Tesla

Reuters reports that Panasonic develops the new 4680 battery cells for Tesla's vehicles. The information comes from Panasonic's CFO Hirokazu Umeda who shared this information...

29 October 2020

Triton-EV produced and showcased its 18-wheel semi-truck that's 100% electric-powered

Triton-EV, а Triton Solar subsidiary, announced today that it has produced a 100% electric-powered, full-service 18-wheeler semi-truck. The truck, which is a hybrid of hydrogen...

28 October 2020

The distribution of EV charging points in the EU does not keep up with the rising demand for EVs

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reports that the growth of charging points on the Old Continent does not keep pace with the rising demand for EVs. More...

28 October 2020

Mercedes-Benz takes a 20% stake in Aston Martin, will collaborate on electromobility

Mercedes-Benz and Aston Martin announced an enhanced partnership agreement. Mercedes-Benz currently holds 2.6% of Aston Martin's common equity. It will now get new shares in Aston...

28 October 2020

Chinese EV Battery brands on the rise, Svolt enters Top 10 for the Chinese market

According to the Chinese market research firm Battery China, a total of 6.6GWh of EV batteries were deployed in September on the Chinese market which marks a 66.4% YoY increase...

28 October 2020

MINI will launch new EVs and will introduce a new architecture for China-produced BEVs from 2023

MINI has announced a realignment of its model range driven by its strategic expansion of electromobility, enhanced commitment in the crossover and premium compact segments, and...

28 October 2020

Samsung SDI reports a 61.1% increase in operating profit from its Li-Ion battery business

According to the "3Q20 Quarterly Earnings" report filed yesterday, Samsung SDI has increased its operating profit YoY by 61.1% from 267.4 billion won (USD 237.4 billion). Its...

27 October 2020

Nissan starts production of the 2020 Leaf range in November, lowers pricing

Nissan announced that the production of the MY20 Leaf range will start on November 16. The range includes a new entry-grade 62 kWh model and a lower "On the Road" pricing for the...

27 October 2020

Complete Mazda MX-30 specifications and price comparison

We have updated our electric vehicles database of detailed specifications with the official data from Mazda adding the three new trims - Se-L Lux, Sport Lux, and GT Sport Tech, to...

23 October 2020

Tesla releases Q3 financial results reporting 39% YoY growth

Twenty days ago Tesla released its production and delivery report for Q3 2020 and earlier today it has released its financial report. The main highlights of the report are: Total...

22 October 2020

GMC presented the 2022 HUMMER EV Edition 1 - a first-of-its kind supertruck

GMC has presented the long-awaited 2022 HUMMER EV Edition 1 all-electric supertruck. The vehicle is based on GM's new Ultium battery and new EV propulsion technology - Ultium...

21 October 2020

XPeng has produced 10,000 units of its P7 smart EV sedan

XPeng has produced 10,000 units of its P7 smart EV sedan from Xpeng's self-built wholly-owned factory in Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province on Oct 20, 2020. At 706 km NEDC, the...

20 October 2020

Foxconn introduces its MIH open platform for EVs and plans for a solid-state battery launch by 2024

A year ago, we reported that Foxconn - the manufacturer of Apple's iPhones - plans to enter the EV market with a focus on software-hardware integration in vehicles. Foxconn seems...

20 October 2020

Karma Automotive unveils GSe-6 pricing, opens reservation books

Karma Automotive has announced the price of its first all-electric vehicle. Debuting in 2021, the Karma GSe-6 has a MSRP of USD 79,900 before all tax rebates and incentives. For a...

20 October 2020

Magna cooperates with Fisker on the Fisker Ocean

As part of Magna's strategic direction to support traditional automakers as well as new entrants, the company announced that it has signed agreements with Fisker Inc. that provide...

16 October 2020

The 2021 GMC Hummer EV will offer four modular roof panels that turn it into an open-air vehicle

In a teaser press release, GM once again reminds the auditory that the 2021 GMC Hummer EV will be unveiled on October 20th. The Earnhardt Hummer Reservation Center expects to log...

15 October 2020

Renault unveils the Dacia Spring Electric production version

In March this year, Renault unveiled the Dacia Spring concept and today, it showcase the production version vehicle which is scheduled to hit the market in 2021. Moreover, it is...

15 October 2020

Renault introduces the Mégane eVision based on the CMF-EV platform

The beginning of Renault's EWays grand event was set with the presentation of the Mégane eVision concept C-segment vehicle based on the CMF-EV (Common Module Family Electric...

15 October 2020

Amazon shows off its all-electric delivery van in a video

Amazon shows off its all-electric delivery van in a short video. The company has commited to reach zero carbon footprint by 2040 and use 100% renewable energy by 2030. According...

14 October 2020

Audi and FAW-VW establish new company to produce EVs in China

During the Germany-China Automobile Conference, Audi and FAW-VW have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that defines the framework for the joint production of electric...

14 October 2020

The Mercedes-Benz EQC 4x4 is an electric car of extremes

Mercedes-Benz showed off the EQC 4x4 - an electric car of extremes. A small team of dedicated developers has created this drivable technology platform on the basis of an EQC 400...

14 October 2020

LG Chem has increased the supply of NCM811 batteries

According to data from the Chinese market tracker Gaogang Industry Institute, cited by The Elec, LG Chem has increased the supply of NCM811 batteries. From January to July this...

14 October 2020

CATL catches up with LG Chem in EV battery market for 2020

According to the latest report by SNE Research, LG Chem holds the first place in the global EV battery market according to GWh shipped in the January-August period of 2020. The...

10 October 2020

The Audi e-tron GT enters production at the Audi Böllinger Höfe site in Germany

The Audi e-tron GT enters production at the Audi Böllinger Höfe at the Neckarsulm site and the first units will roll off the production line at the end of this year. Production of...

9 October 2020

SEAT has started working on its Test Center Energy at its plant in Martorell

SEAT's upcoming Test Center Energy (TCE) is an automotive battery lab that will develop and test various energy systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. It will be located at the...

7 October 2020

GMC Hummer EV debut details - October 20th at 8 PM ET on several media platforms simultaneously

If you reside in the USA, you will be able to see the GMC Hummer EV all-electric pickup truck for the first time during a commercial break for Game 1 of the MLB World Series on...

7 October 2020

Mercedes-Benz teases a new modular EV platform and unveils updated EV strategy

Mercedes-Benz teased six new electric vehicles in the luxury and executive segment based on a custom-developed architecture, which is scalable in every aspect and can be used...

7 October 2020

LG Chem will make five different battery models for GM in 2022

South Korean news outlet The Elec reports that LG Chem will make five different Ultium battery models for General Motors starting in 2022. They will be used on EVs from Cadillac...

6 October 2020

XPeng announces record deliveries in September 2020

XPeng announced today its vehicle delivery results for September 2020 and the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. The brand has achieved a record month with 3,478 EV...

5 October 2020

The full line-up of the all-new Mazda MX-30 goes official with pricing

Mazda has unveiled the full line-up of the all-new Mazda MX-30. Here are the available trim levels and their starting prices before incentives: Mazda MX-30 Se-L Lux - GBP 28,490...

3 October 2020

Renault eWays - a 10-day electromobility forum that will present Renault's future crossover and Dacia Spring

From October 15 to October 26, Renault will host a special event called "Renault eWays". Entirely dedicated to current and future technologies and products related to electric...

3 October 2020

NIO delivery numbers for September and Q3 of 2020

NIO delivered 4,708 vehicles in September 2020, a new monthly record representing a strong 133.2% year-over-year growth. The deliveries consisted of 3,210 NIO ES6 units, 1,482 NIO...

2 October 2020

Tesla vehicle production and deliveries for Q3 2020

In Q3 of 2020, Tesla marks another record of EV deliveries. The company has produced 145,036 vehicles and delivered 139,300 vehicles. In model-specific terms, the figures are as...

2 October 2020

The first BMW iX3 has rolled off the production line

The first BMW iX3 has rolled off the production line at BMW Brilliance Automotive plant in Shenyang, China. The plant features a comprehensive quality management system. A special...

2 October 2020

Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD enters production

The Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD has entered production, Volvo announced. The company said that "while order books remain open, every car scheduled to be built this calendar year...

2 October 2020

The Charge myHyundai pan-European integrated public charging service is launched

BEV and PHEV owners of Hyundai models in Europe can now benefit from the company's Charge myHyundai pan-European integrated public charging service. With it, they have access to...

1 October 2020

Total acquires the largest EV charging network in London

Total announced that it has acquired Blue Point London from the Bolloré Group. Thus, Total is taking over the management and operation of Source London, the largest electric...

29 September 2020

Ford will build an EV factory in Canada

Ford has announced that it will build an EV factory in Canada becoming the first automaker to do so. For this purpose, Ford will invest CAD 1.8 billion. This includes the...

29 September 2020

SAIC-GM unveils the Buick Electra EV concept

Today, SAIC-GM unveiled the Buick Electra - a concept all-electric vehicle which was showcased at the Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum. The concept has been developed by SAIC General...

29 September 2020

XPeng will build a second EV plant, secures a CNY 4 billion investment from Guangzhou GET Investment

XPeng announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary in China, Guangdong Xiaopeng entered into a cooperation agreement with Guangzhou GET Investment, a wholly-owned investment company...

29 September 2020

MG unveiled the MG5 EV in Europe

MG Motor UK has unveiled the MG5 EV in Europe. With a long range and a low price tag, it is "the perfect electric car for today's family and business needs". Available in five...

28 September 2020

GWM unveiled the POER EV pickup truck at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show

At the 2020 Beijing Auto Show, GWM announced its transformation to a global mobility technology company presenting an updated brand identity as well. In addition to its refreshed...

28 September 2020

Hyundai's RM20e Racing Midship Sports Car showcased at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show

Hyundai introduced the next-generation electrified RM20e Racing Midship Sports Car at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The RM nomenclature refers to the N...

28 September 2020

Hyundai unveils its electrification vision for transforming into a Smart Mobility Solution Provider

At the 2020 Beijing Auto Show, Hyundai presented its electrification vision that is driving its transformation into a Smart Mobility Solution Provider. At the show, Hyundai...

28 September 2020

The HiPhi X debuts with the world-first Level 4 fully autonomous vehicle parking system

Human Horizons has introduced at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show the HiPhi X fully electric SUV. Positioned in the overlapping world of luxury cars and technology (TECHLUXE), Human...

28 September 2020

2021 Mustang Mache-E GT unveiled in Europe together with the Mustang Mach-E 1400

Ford revealed for the first time in Europe the high-performance 2021 Mustang Mach-E GT that will deliver 3.7‑second 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration. No other vehicle in its...

27 September 2020

Geely unveils the Lynk & Co Zero Concept and the Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA)

Geely has unveiled its first dedicated EV platform - the Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) that will underpin at least 16 new EVs from the brand and its related brands...

27 September 2020

Polestar Precept will enter production in China

Seven months ago, Polestar unveiled the Precept - a fully electric four-door grand tourer that employs sustainable materials and advanced HMI technology. This vehicle is...

27 September 2020

Honda SUV e:concept unveiled at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show

The Honda SUV e:concept has been unveiled at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show. It previews a production version that will be launched in China later on. It arrives with omnidirectional...

27 September 2020

The ArcFox α-T by Magna and BAIC is launched during the 2020 Beijing Auto Show

The ArcFox α-T is a new compact crossover created by the joint venture of the BAIC division called BJEV and Canadian auto component manufacturer Magna International. The...

27 September 2020

Detailed Volkswagen ID.4 price and specifications - range, battery capacity, efficiency, electric motor, dimensions

Volkswagen has announced the ID.4 a few days ago and has already started accepting pre-orders for the first model to be market-available - the ID.4 first. In fact, there are three...

26 September 2020

BMW will start producing battery modules for its EVs on its Leipzig site in 2021

BMW announced that it will expand its Leipzig site in Germany with a second plant where it intends to start producing battery modules for its EVs from 2021. The Leipzig site is...

24 September 2020

Fisker will open its first dedicated engineering and technology center in the Mission District of San Francisco

Fisker Inc. announced that its first dedicated engineering and technology center will be located in the Mission District of San Francisco. This facility will be the focal point...

24 September 2020

LG and Hyundai presented the IONIQ Concept Cabin

Today, LG and Hyundai presented the IONIQ Concept Cabin - a project that combines the companies' strengths and experience in consumer lifestyle convenience and EVs. The most...

24 September 2020

Volkswagen ID.4 is unveiled - the first all-electric Volkswagen SUV in America

Volkswagen America has unveiled the Volkswagen ID.4 - the first all-electric Volkswagen SUV in America. True to its core brand, VW says it wants "to make EVs accessible for the...

23 September 2020

Tesla's Battery Day: new battery - 4680, new structure, optimized production, Model S Plaid, a future 25,000 EV

Tesla's 2020 Shareholders Meeting was a lengthy event with many proceedings before the interesting part actually began - the "Battery Day" part. There are five important pieces of...

23 September 2020

Karma Automotive announced its first all-electric vehicle and the new GS series name

Karma Automotive announced it will be introducing a new name for a family of vehicles in 2021 called the GS Series. The lineup will include updated electrification options...

21 September 2020

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