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Opel enters the electric car market with the 6th gen Opel Corsa - the Corsa-e

Opel Corsa-e has been officially announced and with the sixth generation of its signature small car model, Opel enters the electric car market. The five-seat car is driven by a...

23 May 2019

Škoda CITIGOe iV goes official with a 61 kW motor and a 36.8 kWh battery

At a dedicated event today, Škoda presented the production version of the CITIGOe iV. This small electric city car is driven by a 61 kW three-phase permanent neodymium magnet...

23 May 2019

Tritium signs a second deal with IONITY for installing 350 kW DC fast chargers

At the EVS32 (32nd International Electric Vehicle Symposium), Tritium announced the largest deal in its history. Tritium is based in Brisbane, Australia. It has reached a second...

21 May 2019

Tesla's acquisition of Maxwell Technologies is completed

Tesla's offer to Maxwell Technologies for exchanging all outstanding shares of common stock of Maxwell for 0.0193 of a share of Tesla common stock is successfully completed. It...

16 May 2019

Honda e is now available for reservation in the UK

Honda e is now available for reservation in the UK. The all-electric car exterior is inspired by the original Honda Civic. The minimalistic look includes modern and retro...

15 May 2019

Volvo strikes a deal with CATL and LG Chem for supplying batteries for Polestar and Volvo EVs

Volvo has made a "multi-billion dollar" agreement with CATL and LG Chem for long-term supply of lithium-ion batteries for the future Volvo electric cars and Polestar models. The...

15 May 2019

Hyundai and Kia invest in Rimac to make an electric sports car and high-performance fuel cell EV

Hyundai and Kia announced that they will jointly invest in Rimac Automobili for the creation of an electric sports car. Hyundai will invest EUR 64 million and Kia - EUR 16...

14 May 2019

Tesla submits the final offer consideration for buying out Maxwell

On February 4th, Maxwell announced it "has entered into a definitive agreement" to merge with Tesla. The whole deal was accessed at $218 million. Two months later, on April 9th...

14 May 2019

Spy photos of the Porsche Taycan interior hint at a Mission E Cross Turismo Concept style

Users on the Taycan Forum have shared two spy photos of the Porsche Taycan interior. It looks like it is almost identical to the Mission E Cross Turismo Concept, which was...

12 May 2019

Tesla makes Model 3 leasing more affordable

In an announcement made half an hour ago, Tesla said that Model 3 leasing has now become more affordable. More specifically, Model 3 Standard Range Plus can now be leased for for...

11 May 2019

Volkswagen ID.BUZZ new promo video is out

Volkswagen is resurrecting its iconic Westfalia van with the upcoming all-electric ID.BUZZ heavily inspired by the 1950s Type 2 Microbus. In a new promotional video, VW gives us a...

10 May 2019

VW ID.3 receives more than 10,000 registrations for 24 hours

Within the first 24 hours of its introduction, the VW ID.3 has received more than 10,000 registrations. Potential customers can register for an early production slot for the ID.3...

9 May 2019

US-based Farasis will manufacture batteries for EVs in Germany

Farasis Energy has announced that it plans to build a plant in Bitterfeld-Wolfen - a small town in the Saxony-Anhalt province of Germany. The investment will exceed 600 million...

9 May 2019

Volkswagen introduces the ID.3 - a Golf-sized all-electric vehicle available for pre-booking

Volkswagen's first official ID. model will be named "ID.3". The Golf-sized hatch is already available for pre-booking. This will be a launch-edition priced at below EUR 40,000 in...

8 May 2019

Honda's first BEV for Europe will be dubbed Honda e

A couple of hours ago Honda UK confirmed on Twitter that the company's first battery electric vehicle for Europe will be dubbed Honda e. According to previous announcements, the...

8 May 2019

Watch the Volkswagen ID.3 official launch live here

In less than two hours Volkswagen will hold a press conference introducing its new generation of all-electric vehicles under the ID. family. The press conference will be live...

8 May 2019

Hyundai Kona EV gets an 11 kW charger and other updates

Hyundai has released by mistake a press release (dated as of May 8, which is tomorrow) announcing a number of upgrades to the Kona EV. The press release has now been taken down...

7 May 2019

Tesla adds Lane Departure Avoidance and Emergency Lane Departure Avoidance as safety features

A new OTA update as of today adds two new safety features to Tesla vehicles. These are the Lane Departure Avoidance and Emergency Lane Departure Avoidance. The first expands the...

3 May 2019

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric gets a larger battery, improved range and refreshed design

Ever since its launch in 2016, Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh has retained its design and specifications. Until now. The model, which was EPA's most efficient car, got a refresh...

2 May 2019

Scandalous Lada Raven is reborn, will be Russia's competitor to Tesla

Lada Raven is a concept car presented in 2014. It's been conceived by the young Russian designer Dmitry Lazarev. With this project, he participated in a contest back then but...

2 May 2019

Groupe PSA presents the all-electric Peugeot Boxer and Citroën Jumper

At the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show that commences today and will last till May 2nd, Groupe PSA presents a preview of the all-electric versions of Peugeot Boxer and Citroën...

30 April 2019

Volkswagen batteries last the life of a car

In an interview, Frank Bloome, head of Volkswagen's Center of Excellence for Battery Cells, gives some insight into the company's batteries that will power its upcoming BEVs. For...

29 April 2019

Lexus is reluctantly pondering on its first electric vehicle

Yoshihiro Sawa, President of Lexus International, said at the Shanghai Auto Show that the company is still pondering on the first electric Lexus car but still nothing specific is...

25 April 2019

Tesla Model S and Model X updated with Model 3's motor, longer range, new suspension

The long-awaited update of Model S and Model X is a fact. And we suspect more fine-tuning to happen in the near future. Here's what is known so far. Both models will now have a...

24 April 2019

Huawei launches the MH5000 5G chip for the automotive industry

In January 2019, Huawei launched the Balong 5000 5G multimode terminal chip. Based on this chip, the company has developed the world's first 5G car module dubbed MH5000. It...

23 April 2019

Robotaxi - Tesla's new plan for the near future

One of the pinpoints at Tesla Autonomy Day was the company's plan to launch Robotaxi next year along with the launch of Model Y and Semi. The Robotaxi project in its essence is a...

23 April 2019

Tesla's new Full Self-Driving computer is announced, video demo included

The Tesla Autonomy Day is dedicated mainly to presenting Tesla's achievements in autonomous driving. The main announcement of the day is the company's new full self-driving...

23 April 2019

Kia Niro EV named Car of the Year by Popular Mechanics magazine

Kia Niro EV (or e-Niro) has been named "Car of the Year" by the Popular Mechanics magazine in the US. "We picked the Niro EV for Car of the Year because it’s an electric car that...

18 April 2019

BYD presents the E-SEED GT concept and Song Pro DM EV

BYD is a huge Chinese company that is strongly focused on electric cars - it has ranked first in global EV sales for four consecutive years (2015-2018). On home ground, China, as...

18 April 2019

Kia HabaNiro concept unveiled at the New York Auto Show

At the New York Auto Show today, Kia has unveiled the HabaNiro all-electric concept vehicle. It has an ambitious task to introduce a whole new category of mobility - "The...

17 April 2019

Sono Motors to produce Sion in Sweden on a former SAAB site

Sono Motors announced the first solar electric vehicle (SEV) dubbed Sion in early March this year. Evidently, the vehicle is ready for production as Sono has unveiled that the...

17 April 2019

Toyota showcases the all-electric IZOA and C-HR at Auto Shanghai 2019

At Auto Shanghai 2019, Toyota showcases the all-electric C-HR and IZOA. Both models will be firstly launched in the Chinese market - that's scheduled for next year. However, no...

16 April 2019

Mercedes invests in a Li-Ion battery developer promising better range and faster charging

Daimler, the Mercedes-Benz parent company, has invested in Sila Nanotechnologies - a US_based Li-ion battery startup that is developing new silicon-based chemistry for battery...

16 April 2019

AxleTech announces the AFE series of electric powertrains

A few days ago, US-based AxleTech the AFE Series of electric powertrain systems for off-highway and specialty applications. It features a new modular eCarrier system and...

16 April 2019

Lotus teases its Type 130 hypercar, will be fully unveiled later this year in London

Today British brand Lotus has teased its Type 130 hypercar at the Shanghai International Auto Show 2019. The vehicle is said to be "in advanced stages of development" and is the...

16 April 2019

Rapide E, the first all-electric Aston Martin, goes official with a 65 kWh battery

Aston Marting has unveiled its first all-electric vehicle at Auto Shanghai 2019. The Rapid E is a production-ready all-electric sports saloon. A 65 kWh battery with 800 V voltage...

16 April 2019

Renault City K-ZE is announced at Auto Shanghai 2019

Renaut has presented the City K-ZE at Auto Shanghai 2019. This happens to be Groupe Renault's first A-segment 100% electric vehicle and is the sixth electric vehicle of the...

16 April 2019

Infiniti Qs Inspiration is official, previews a production model

Infiniti Qs Inspiration has been officially presented at Auto Shanghai 2019. The all-electric AWD sports sedan concept previews a forthcoming Infiniti production model and is the...

16 April 2019

The Mercedes-Benz of electric vehicles, the EQC, debuts in China

The Mercedes-Benz of electric vehicles, the EQC, debuts in China at Auto Shanghai 2019. With it, the brand with the three-pointed star announces an all-electric compact SUV that...

15 April 2019

Audi AI:ME - an E-class city car with a 65 kWh battery and 125 kW motor

Audi AI:ME has been officially announced by Audi today as part of the Auto Shanghai 2019. The "visionary mobility concept for the megacities of the future" has a compact body and...

15 April 2019

Volkswagen announces the ID. ROOMZZ with an 82 kWh battery and 450 km of range

At the "Brand SUV Night" in the run-up to Auto Shanghai 2019, Volkswagen has presented the ID. ROOMZZ concept. This all-electric multivariable SUV of the five-metre class is...

14 April 2019

Audi AI:ME to debut at Auto Shanghai 2019, the Q2 L e-tron sports a 38 kWh battery

Audi is intensively teasing its Audi AI:ME concept which will make a world premiere at Auto Shanghai 2019 next week. This vehicle is "a visionary concept car for tomorrows urban...

13 April 2019

Rivian and GM talks about a possible investment break down

Bloomberg reports that the talks between Rivian and GM regarding a possible GM investment in the Amazon-backed start-up may be broken down. This information comes from "people...

12 April 2019

Polestar 2 debuts in China, local production is planned for early 2020

Volvo has announced the Polestar 2 at the end of February this year and now the all-electric car has debuted in Shanghai, China. Polestar confirmed that production of the model...

12 April 2019

Geely announces the Geometry A, enters the global BEV market

As promised, Geely announced its global electric ca brand - Geometry and the first model from the lineup - Geometry A. By 2025, Geometry will launch 10 pure electric models in...

12 April 2019

Tesla introduces leasing and other vehicle lineup updates

As of April 11, Tesla has made several updates to its vehicle lineup. For starters, Autopilot is now available by default in every vehicle for a smaller price than it was...

12 April 2019

Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept first official photos are released

A week after teasing the Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept, Infiniti has released the first photos of the all-electric sports sedan concept. It previews a forthcoming Infiniti...

11 April 2019

Tesla will announce Q1 2019 financial results on April 24th

Tesla will post its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 after the market closes on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. At that time, Tesla will issue a brief advisory...

11 April 2019

SK Innovation in talks with Volkswagen for building a factory for EV batteries

Reuters reports that SK Innovation is in talks with Volkswagen and Chinese companies to create joint ventures for producing batteries for electric vehicles. The talks with...

10 April 2019

Geely New Energy will launch the Geometry A tomorrow

Geely New Energy is Geely's division that's responsible for the company's all-electric vehicles. It has announced on its official Weibo page that tomorrow, April 11th, it will...

10 April 2019

Italian government starts an savings program for owners of BEVs, PHEVs and low-emission vehicles

As of April 8, 2019, people residing in Italy may apply for incentives for purchasing all-electric or hybrid vehicles. The Italian Ministry of Economic Development will grant...

10 April 2019

Porsche Leipzig will be producing axles for electric vehicles in the future

Today Porsche announced that its Leipzig factory will produce axles for the brand's electric vehicles in the future. With the all-electric Macan, which will roll off the line at...

10 April 2019

Shell invests in 200 new EV fast charging points in the Netherlands

Shell has announced an investment program in natural ecosystems as part of its strategy to decrease net carbon footprint. The company has a 3-year target to decrease its own net...

9 April 2019

Renault City K-ZE all-electric SUV will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show

Renault presented the City K-ZE all-electric SUV in the eve of the Paris Auto Show in 2018 and it is now ready to debut the production version of the model. This will happen at...

9 April 2019

Tesla Semi delivers Tesla cars to customers

Tesla has shared on Twitter photos of the Tesla Semi electric truck prototype delivering Tesla vehicles to customers. The truck itself is planned for entering production at the...

9 April 2019

Audi has delivered the first e-tron vehicles to customers in March

In a monthly sales and delivery report, Audi mentions that in March it has delivered the first e-tron vehicles to customers. According to the data, Norway and Germany have...

9 April 2019

Mini Cooper SE to be the first Mini BEV, the brand gets new management

BMW has announced that the Mini brand gets new management in the face of Bernd Körber (44). Mr Körber has taken over as of April 1st. He is not a stranger to the brand because his...

9 April 2019

Tesla extends its offer to acquire Maxwell Technologies

Today, Tesla announced that its offer to acquire each outstanding share of common stock of Maxwell Technologies has been extended up to May 15, 2019. It will expire at 11:59 p.m...

9 April 2019

Buick China opens pre-orders for the all-electric Buick Velite 6

The pre-orders for the all-electric Buick Velite 6 in China are open as of today and will continue until April 15th. Users who place orders during the pre-sale period have the...

8 April 2019

Mini E will be announced in September and will go on sale in early 2020

In a conversation with Automotive News Europe, Peter Schwarzenbauer, a BMW board member who is also in charge of the Mini and Rolls-Royce brands, has unveiled that as of this...

8 April 2019

Volkswagen ensures a 10-year supply of lithium

Volkswagen has signed a memorandum of understanding with China-based Ganfeng Lithium. The agreement states that Ganfeng will supply lithium to Volkswagen and its suppliers for the...

5 April 2019

Innolith has produced the world's first 1000 Wh/kg rechargeable battery

Innolith AG is a start-up that specializes in products using the company's own Inorganic Battery Technology. Yesterday it announced that it had produced the world's first 1000...

5 April 2019

Audi e-tron EPA rating unveiled, US deliveries due in May

Audi e-tron 55 quattro will finally make it to the US market in May. Today Audi confirmed that in addition to dealerships, reservations holders for the model will also enjoy first...

4 April 2019

Škoda CITIGO E-PILOT prototypes are tested in real life conditions

Škoda will invest around 2 billion euros in the development of electric vehicles and new mobility services in the course of the next four years. This is a part of the company's...

4 April 2019

Infiniti Qs Inspiration to be showcased at the Shanghai Auto Show

Infiniti has prepared the Qs Inspiration concept for the Shanghai Auto Show. This is the brand's third all-electric concept vehicle after the Q Inspiration concept sports sedan...

3 April 2019

Volkswagen tests Level 4 automated driving in Hamburg with a fleet of five e-Golfs

For the first time, Volkswagen is performing Level 4 automated driving tests in real-life conditions, namely - in urban traffic in Hamburg. For the test purposes, the company is...

3 April 2019

Jaguar Land Rover gives aluminium a second life

Jaguar Land Rover UK has announced that it is developing the next phase of its aluminium recycling strategy, which aims to close the raw material circle. The company calls it "the...

3 April 2019

Byton completes winter testing in China for the M-Byte SUV

Byton has finished testing the M-Byte in winter conditions. The tests have been performed in the Inner Mongolia region of China in cold temperatures and snowy conditions to check...

2 April 2019

Volkswagen will showcase the ID.ROOMZZ concept SUV at the Shanghai Auto Show

Volkswagen is prepping a special concept car from the ID. family for the Shanghai Auto Show. Dubbed ID. ROOMZZ, the concept vehicle will be showcased at the event demonstrating...

2 April 2019

Production of EV batteries becomes a booster for the South Korean economy

South Korean analysts point out the production of batteries for electric vehicles as one of the local economy boosters, The Investor reports. It is true that three of the world's...

2 April 2019

Linear Labs to commercialise its electric motor tech that removes the need for a gearbox

A few days ago, Linear Labs announced that it has secured a funding round of $4.5 million mainly from Science Inc. and Kindred Ventures with participation from investors Chris and...

1 April 2019

JAC iEVS4 will be launched on April 16 at the Shanghai Auto Show

JAC iEVS4 is an all-electric SUV for the Chinese market, which has been presented last year and has entered its reservation period as of January 28th this year. JAC has announced...

1 April 2019

Sitech will showcase a GYON corssover SUV at the Shanghai Auto Show from April 16th

In August 2018, Sitech has announced the GYON brand for all-electric vehicles and its first concept car was said to be designed in cooperation with Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters...

1 April 2019

TÜV SÜD opens the largest test center for Li-Ion batteries in the ASEAN region

TÜV SÜD has signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Industry and the Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI) in the Thai capital Bangkok to set up a battery testing center...

1 April 2019

ADAC and EnBW offer uniform prices for EV charging in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

As of today, April 1, ADAC and EnBW offer owners of BEVs and PHEVs the opportunity to charge at uniform prices at more than 25,000 charging points in the largest charging network...

1 April 2019

Porsche Taycan enters the final testing stage - photos

Porsche Taycan is on its way to production maturity. The vehicle has entered the final testing stage and has already visited 30 countries across the globe. It's been in...

28 March 2019

Daimler and Geely create a global joint venture to develop Smart

A month ago, we reported that Daimler and Geely are in talks for building electrified Smarts in China. Today, Daimler announced that it, indeed, has formed a 50:50 global joint...

28 March 2019

Reservations for the Peugeot e-208 GT are now live

Peugeot has started to accept reservations for the new 208 GT lineup, including the all-electric Peugeot e-208 GT. The model features a 100 kW (136 hp) electric motor with 260 Nm...

27 March 2019

Volkswagen China launches the e-Lavida, e-Golf and e-Bora

Today FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC Volkswagen have unveiled a number of pure electric vehicles in China. On FAW-Volkswagen behalf, the e-Golf and e-Bora were presented, and the...

25 March 2019

BMW tests the iX3, i4 and iNEXT in winter conditions - photos and videos

BMW is currently testing the iX3, i4 and iNEXT at its winter test centre in Arjeplog, Sweden. This place is situated at the edge of the Arctic Circle and offers perfect conditions...

25 March 2019

Model S Standard Range is discontinued

Tesla has discontinued Model S Standard Range. This happens less than a month after this option was listed at the end of February. It seems it is part of a series of fine-tuning...

22 March 2019

Volkswagen and Northvolt form the European Battery Union together with other EU partners

Today Volkswagen has announced that together with the Swedish battery producer Northvolt it will form the European Battery Union (EBU). They will join forces with further European...

21 March 2019

Honda e Prototype will be exhibited at Milan Design Week

The 2019 Milan Design Week will be held from April 9 to April 14 and if you happen to be in Milan during that time, you might check out the Honda e Prototype which will be...

19 March 2019

The Fisker all-electric SUV will have around 300 miles of range, will arrive in the 2nd half of 2021

Well, we hoped to get more information that would be proper for an actual announcement, but here it is. Fisker has unveiled an official render of its yet unnamed all-electric SUV...

18 March 2019

Hozon teases its upcoming all-electric SUV, to be unveiled on March 21st

China-based Hezhong New Energy operating as Hozon released teaser images of its pure electric crossover SUV. The car will be unveiled on March 21st and will be showcased at the...

18 March 2019

Bordrin unveiled official renders of its first all-electric car, to compete with Model 3 in China

Bordrin a.k.a. Nanjing Bojun New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. has unveiled official renders of its upcoming all-electric car, which is set to be a direct competitor of Tesla's...

18 March 2019

Tesla Model 3 Mid Range RWD is discontinued

Model 3 Mid Range RWD is one of the very short-lived trims of Tesla cars as it has been launched in October 2018 and has been discontinued as of today, March 17, 2019. The reasons...

17 March 2019

New images of Porsche Taycan in camouflage are released

Porsche has released new images of the Porsche Taycan this time in heavy camouflage with the model's #SoulElectrified hashtag imprinted on the windshield. The images are part of...

16 March 2019

Tesla Truck teaser released

After the Model Y unveiling, Elon Musk teased on Twitter that "There was something, but no one caught it." Last night, Mr Musk said what was it - a teaser image of the upcoming...

16 March 2019

Tesla Model Y is available for design and order now, pricing and availability confirmed

The Model Y is now listed on Tesla's website. The three versions that are available for design and order now are the Long Range RWD, the Long Range AWD and the Performance AWD...

15 March 2019

Tesla Model Y is unveiled, pricing starts from $39,000 for the base version

The Model Y unveil event starts with an overview of what Tesla has been doing through the years accompanied by the information that Tesla has made 550,000 cars up to now. First...

14 March 2019

Fisker will announce a "close to $40,000" EV on March 18th

In five days, Fisker will present a "close to $40,000" electric vehicle. This has been announced by the company's founder and CEO Henrik Fisker. Mr Fisker is a renowned designer...

13 March 2019

Volkswagen's launch edition of the ID. can be pre-booked from May 8

In a quite expansive press release covering all aspects of Volkswagen Group's steps towards its "pact for the future", the company mentions in one sentence that "the launch...

13 March 2019

GM launches Buick Velite 6 EV in China

SAIC General Motors in China has unveiled its new car plan for the 2019-2023 period. The company has the ambition to launch 60 all-new or redesigned models in the next five years...

12 March 2019

Volkswagen plans to launch about 70 new electric models by 2028 instead of 50

It looks like Volkswagen see a bright electromobility future ahead as the company has released a press release in which it ups the plans and expectations about its electric fleet...

12 March 2019

Porsche Taycan to have two battery versions, prices will start from €100,000

In an interview with autogazette.de published on Porsche's Media Portal, the company's CEO Oliver Blume opens up with interesting information about the Porsche Taycan and...

11 March 2019

Model Y is added to the Tesla website, specific hour of unveiling is set

Elon Musk has already announced that Model Y will be unveiled on March 14th at the LA Design Studio. Now the Tesla website is updated and a Model Y page is added stating not only...

9 March 2019

Tesla Supercharger V3 is official with 250 kW peak power output

Tesla has just launched the Supercharger V3 as promised. The new generation offers 250 kW peak power (no powershare between stations). The increase in power output has been made...

6 March 2019

The e-Golf will be discontinued says Volkswagen sales boss

In a report from Autocar regarding the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf that will be unveiled later this year, there's only one sentence that concerns VW's electric cars and it...

6 March 2019

The new electric Mini is being tested in Munich, will be presented this summer

Spiegel comes up with another interesting material but this time about the Mini E. When Tesla was just a startup and Nissan Leaf was a prototype, BMW created the first electric...

6 March 2019

Canadian pricing for the Nissan Leaf Plus is announced

Nissan has just announced the price for the Nissan Leaf Plus in Canada. They are as follows: Leaf S Plus - $43,998 CAD Leaf SV Plus - $46,598 CAD Leaf SL Plus - $49,498CAD These...

6 March 2019

Arcfox-GT with up to 1,632 hp and Arcfox ECF are showcased at the Geneva Motor Show

Arcfox is a sub-brand of BAIC BJEV that takes part at the Geneva International Motor Show with three all-electric vehicles. These include the Arcfox-GT Track edition, Arcfox-GT...

5 March 2019

Piëch Automotive exhibits its all-electric Mark Zero sports car at the Geneva Motor Show

Piëch Automotive is a Swiss startup auto company which exhibits its first vehicle at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. This happens to be an all-electric sports car dubbed Mark Zero...

5 March 2019

Honda E Prototype is officially presented (photos and video)

Honda E Prototype evolves from the 2017 Urban EV Concept and is a key part of Honda's "Electric Vision" strategy for the European region. It is actually a preview of Honda's first...

5 March 2019

GFG Style showcases the Kangaroo Hyper-SUV at the Geneva Motor Show

GFG Style showcases its Kangaroo Hyper-SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. This is an electric hyper-SUV with two seats and a four-wheel drive that can travel on any terrain. It has...

5 March 2019

e.GO Life Concept Sport goes official with the production model of the e.GO Life

Today, e.GO Mobile unveiled the e.GO Life Concept Sport at the Geneva Motor Show and the production model of the e.GO Life. The latter is a compact four-seater that will enter...

5 March 2019

Aston Martin unveils the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept

Aston Marton has just unveiled the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept. This is a luxury all-electric SUV and will be the first production BEV from Aston Martin, which is set to start in...

5 March 2019

The first Volkswagen ID. vehicle will be in production in a few months

"You can look forward to the first Volkswagen ID. production vehicle just in a few months from now," that's what Volkswagen said at the end of its press conference at the 2019...

5 March 2019

Imagine by Kia is official, featuring electrifying design

Kia Motors has revealed its new all-electric concept car dubbed "Imagine by Kia" at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. It is powered by a low-mounted, induction-charged...

5 March 2019

Mercedes-Benz Vans unveils the EQV Long-Range Concept MPV

Mercedes-Benz Vans has unveiled the EQV Long-Range Concept MPV. It will be the base for a production model that will be presented to the public at this year's IAA. The model...

5 March 2019

Škoda Vision iV is presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Škoda has just presented the Vision iV at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. This the company's first all-electric vehicle based on Volkswagen Group's MEB platform. The vehicle is...

5 March 2019

Audi presented the e-tron GT concept, the e-tron Sportback, the Q4 e-tron

Audi e-tron GT concept has been designed with close collaboration with Porsche. Both companies have also developed the Premium Architecture Electrification (PPE) created...

5 March 2019

Pininfarina Battista with 1,397 kW of system power unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show

Automobili Pininfarina has announced the Battista - an all-electric vehicle with a total system power of 1,397 kW (1,874 hp) coming out from four motors - one powering each wheel...

5 March 2019

Sono Motors presents the Sion solar electric car

In an official press release, Germany-based Sono Motors has presented its first production-ready sola electric car. The Sion's design is heavily influenced by the fact that solar...

5 March 2019

Tesla Supercharger V3.0 will be launched on Wednesday

It's been a busy Tesla-news morning, indeed. Adjoining the news about the Model Y unveiling on March 14 and the Tesla Pickup truck later in 2019, another Tesla news comes from...

4 March 2019

Tesla Pickup truck will be unveiled later in 2019, "maybe it will be too futuristic"

Elon Musk's announcement on Twitter that the Model Y will be unveiled on March 14 has created a discussion that led to another interesting piece of information. In a reply to one...

4 March 2019

Tesla will unveil the Model Y on March 14 at LA Design Studio

Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that the much awaited Model Y will be unveiled on March 14 at LA Design Studio. In a second and third tweet, he clarified that the upcoming SUV...

4 March 2019

Confirmed: Škoda Vision iV to have a WLTP range of 500 km (311 miles)

Only a couple of days part us from the start of the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and every major player in the market is heating up the audience. Along with Volkswagen, Audi, and Seat...

3 March 2019

The base Model 3 will arrive in Europe in 6 months, will cost at least 25% more compared to the US

Model 3 Standard Range RWD and Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD will arrive in Europe in approximately 6 months. This is what Elon Musk has announced on Twitter yesterday. He added...

2 March 2019

Tesla cuts the Autopilot and Full Self-Driving capability by half for existing Tesla owners

Tesla has announced on its blog that "All customers who bought a Tesla before yesterday’s price decrease will be able to buy the Autopilot or Full Self-Driving capability for half...

2 March 2019

Nissan Leaf e+ a.k.a. Nissan Leaf Plus US pricing is unveiled

Today Nissan unveiled the US pricing for the Leaf Plus which outside the US is marketed as Leaf e+. So here it is: Leaf S Plus - $36,550 Leaf SV Plus - $38,510 Leaf SL Plus...

1 March 2019

Seat el-Born concept goes official

Today Seat announced the el-Born concept car which it will showcase at the Geneva Motor Show next week. It is the brand's vehicle based on the Volkswagen Group MEB platform and is...

1 March 2019

Tesla Model S gets a Standard Range version

It looks like Tesla has added a Standard Range version to the Model S as well in addition to the Model 3 one. The Model S Standard Range offers a range of 270 miles, a top speed...

28 February 2019

Model 3 Standard Range, Standard Range Plus and Long Range RWD are announced

Tesla has just unveiled the Model 3 Standard Range with a Standard Interior and the Model 3 Standard Range Plus with Partially Premium Interior. The first is priced at $26,950 and...

28 February 2019

Audi will showcase four BEVs at the Geneva Motor Show

Audi e-tron GT concept appeared in November last year but now it faces an official debut at the Geneva Motor Show together with the Audi Q4 e-tron concept and the Audi e-tron...

28 February 2019

24M announced it has created NCM battery cells with higher than 280 Wh/kg energy density

In an official press release from yesterday, 24M has announced that it has created and delivered lithium-ion battery cells with an energy density that exceeds 250 Wh/kg. This...

27 February 2019

Volvo presented the Polestar 2 with a 78 kWh battery and two 150 kW motors

Volvo has just presented the much awaited Polestar 2 - a four-door fastback with a panoramic sunroof. It is equipped with a 78 kWh battery consisting of 324 cells in 27 modules...

27 February 2019

Kia teases again its new four-door electric concept car prior to Geneva Motor Show unveiling

Today Kia Motors Europe has unveiled new images of its new all-electric concept car which will debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. "Our all-electric concept is...

27 February 2019

Honda E Prototype is presented with a 125 miles range

Honda E Prototype will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week but the company has decided to heat up the audience with an official press release today. The announcement unveils...

27 February 2019

Daimler and Geely in talks for building electrified Smarts in China

Currently, Daimler is examining possible cooperation with the Chinese automaker Geely for building all-electric successors of its Smart car. This has been reported by the German...

27 February 2019

Nissan IMQ teased before its announcement next week

In an invitation for the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Nissan teased the IMQ concept crossover, which "embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility" and will be unveiled during...

26 February 2019

Tesla Model 3 competitor unveiled in China, enter the Geely GE11

Today Geely presented the highly-anticipated all-electric GE11. Positioned and marketed as a Tesla Model 3 competitor in China, arrives with a 130 kW electric motor (177 hp) and a...

26 February 2019

Kia announces the new e-Soul for Europe

Today, Kia announced the new e-Soul for Europe. The car will debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show and will go on sale in Europe towards the end of the first quarter of 2019...

26 February 2019

Elon Musk held in contempt for violating a settlement with SEC

In October 2018, SEC made a settlement with TESLA requiring Elon Musk to pre-approve his Twitter announcements with the company's lawyers if what he says might contain details...

26 February 2019

Lucid Motors pondering on building a factory in Saudi Arabia, does not deem Tesla a direct competitor

Lucid Motors has always been deemed as a Tesla rival on home grounds. It announced its Lucid Air sedan at the end of 2016, which is based on the Tesla Model S and starts at...

26 February 2019

Seat to unveil an electric vehicle concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Seat is yet another brand that will unveil an electric car concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show next week. This has been confirmed today Luca de Meo, President of Seat, during...

25 February 2019

BMW announces its Natural Interaction system which will debut on the BMW iNEXT in 2021

The annual Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona is mainly focused on mobile devices and related technologies. However, automakers do find a specific niche to fit in via their...

25 February 2019

Porsche's bestseller - the Porsche Macan - becomes electric

Spiegel has reported a couple of days ago that according to their sources, at the end of 2019 Porsche's supervisory board has taken the decision to release an all-electric version...

25 February 2019

The Volkswagen T6.1 multivan a.k.a. Bulli will get an all-electric version in 2019

Volkswagen will offer a facelift for its T6.1 multivan, which will be presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and in the second half of the 2019 the model, known as Bulli, will...

25 February 2019

Peugeot e-208 is listed on Peugeot's website unveiling the basic specifications and lots of photos

Peugeot has listed the Peugeot e-208 on its website, unveiling the basic specifications and lots of photos of the vehicle which will receive an official announcement at the 2019...

25 February 2019

Kia will unveil a new concept electric car on March 5th at the Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show shapes up to be even more interesting as key players in the BEV market decide to present their electric car concepts next month. Kia will join in with a new...

21 February 2019

Purdue University works on a "refillable" battery technology that will offer a 3000 miles range

It looks like a publication from Purdue University regarding a new EV battery technology has largely gone under the media radars. The publication dates back to February 8th and...

20 February 2019

Skoda teases the VISION iV prior its 2019 Geneva Motor Show debut

In an extensive article from this morning, Škoda warms up the audience for its VISION iV BEV which will debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show next month. It is the company's first...

20 February 2019

Ami One Concept by Citroën to debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

March 2019 is important in two ways for Citroën - it will celebrate its centennial anniversary and will take part, as usual, in the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. During the show, the...

19 February 2019

Audi e-tron climbs the Streif - the most spectacular downhill ski race track in the world

The Streif in Kitzbühel is the most spectacular downhill ski race track in the world. In late January, a specially equipped Audi e-tron with World Rallycross champion Mattias...

19 February 2019

Tesla Model Y will purportedly be unveiled in China at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show

Chinese media report that according to their informed sources, the Tesla Model Y will debut in China at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, which will be held from April 16 to April 24...

19 February 2019

ADAC EcoTest ranks Hyundai IONIQ Electric as cleanest car

ADAC is the largest European automobile club with over 20 million members. In this year's EcoTest ranking conducted by the organization, Hyundai Ioniq Electric scored 105 points...

17 February 2019

2020 Kia Soul EV gets an official EPA range of 243 miles

The 2020 Kia Soul EV is about to hit dealerships this spring and this week EPA published its official ratings for this model. The vehicle is built on an adapted platform, which it...

16 February 2019

The VW ID. hatch with a 48 kWh battery and 330 km WLTP range will be unveiled at the end of 2019

Volkswagen seems all set at unveiling its fleet of ID. electric vehicles at least according to a report from Auto Express. The entry-level variant will be a hatchback with a 48...

15 February 2019

Polestar 2 teased again with the invitation to the online revealing of the model

Polestar has published another teaser of the Polestar 2 as part of its general invitation to the online unveiling of the model. As we've announced earlier, the EV will be formally...

15 February 2019

Audi teases the Audi Q4 e-tron concept

In a series of photos from this morning, Audi teases the Audi Q4 e-tron concept. This is a Q3-sized electric model that will be unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show later in...

14 February 2019

Honda teases again its Urban EV prototype, this time its interior

Less than a month ago, Honda teased its Urban EV with a render of its exterior confirming that a prototype of the car will be presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show that's due in...

13 February 2019

Nissan Brazil will hold a live broadcast today discussing Nissan Leaf

On Wednesday, Nissan will showcase and discuss Nissan Leaf in a live broadcast. The transmission will be carried out on the brand's local corporate website (www.nissan.com.br) and...

13 February 2019

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance plans to launch 12 BEVs by 2022

Nissan and Renault have teamed up in Shanghai, China by establishing a joint venture. Each of the two parties will hold 50% stake in the company which has a total registered...

12 February 2019

Opel to unveil an all-electric Corsa in the first half of 2019

Today Opel has announced that it will unveil the 6th generation of Corsa - one of its best selling models ever since it appeared for the first time in 1982. What's more, the model...

11 February 2019

Model 3 production numbers hit burst rates of over 8000 cars per week

Bloomberg has created a Tesla Model 3 production tracker to estimate the number of Model 3 units produced in Tesla's Fremont, CA factory. In order to identify the number of units...

11 February 2019

Audi discusses the e-tron electric motor (video included)

Two days ago Audi uploaded on its YouTube channel a video in which it discusses the electric motor it has created for the Audi e-tron. In the 3-minute video below, Joachim Doerr...

8 February 2019

Aston Martin teases the Lagonda concept EV, will present it at the Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show that's due in March shapes up to be once again quite an interesting event in terms of electric vehicles. Aston Marton will take part, of course, and plans on...

8 February 2019

All-electric BMW i7 with a 600-km range supposedly in the works

BMWBlog reports that, according to one of their sources in Munich, BMW is working on an all-electric BMW i7. The future BEV is expected to hit the market in 2022 and will be the...

7 February 2019

Pure-electric Polestar 2 will be unveiled on February 27

Polestar is Volvo's brand for electric vehicles and it has announced that the second model from this brand, dubbed Polestar 2, will be formally unveiled online on February 27 at 1...

6 February 2019

Porsche expands its charging service in Europe to 5 more countries

Porsche's Charging Services for plug-in and electric vehicles was deployed in May 2018 and less than a year later the company announces that it is expanding this service in Europe...

6 February 2019

Tesla Model 3 prices are down by $1100 for all model versions

With the end of its referral program, Tesla has reduced the starting price of all Model 3 versions by $1100. Currently in the US, the Model 3 Mid Range RWD costs $34,850 after and...

6 February 2019

BMW iNEXT gets tested in real winter conditions

The launch of the all-electric BMW iNEXT crossover is scheduled for 2021 but the car is already being tested on real road conditions. These are the first full vehicle tests for...

5 February 2019

Tesla buys out Maxwell Technologies for $218 million

An official press announcement issued by Maxwell Technologies half an hour ago unveils that "it has entered into a definitive agreement" to merge with Tesla, Inc. After Tesla...

4 February 2019

Improving service is one of Tesla's top priorities this quarter

At the Tesla, Inc. Q4 2018 Financial Results and Q&A which was held on January 30th, among all things Elon Musk noted that "one of our major priorities this quarter is improving...

3 February 2019

Tesla Model 3 Long Range rear-wheel-drive is available in China

For the Chines market, Tesla has listed a third Model 3 option - the Long Range RWD one. The already existing ones include the AWD Long Range and Performance. The new options...

1 February 2019

Renault UK announced the ZOE S Edition, reservations are open, deliveries start in April

Renault UK has announced the ZOE S Edition - a new trim level for its ZOE mini electric vehicle. This trim replaces the Signature Nav one and includes BOSE Premium 3D Sound with...

1 February 2019

2019 Tesla Model S and 2019 Tesla Model X specifications are listed

As of January 2019, Tesla has updated its Model S and Model X product lines. For starters, the former Model S 100D and Model X 100D are now renamed to Model S Extended Range and...

31 January 2019

Jinguo EV exterior and interior live photos leak unveiling the model's overall design

Jinguo EV (Jinguo means Golden Fruit) is a brand of SF Motors for the Chinese market that's about to launch its first model on the market soon. In reference to the SF5 concept...

28 January 2019

Volkswagen will launch three all-electric cars in China in 2019

In 2018, Volkswagen Group has registered 10.83 million units of total sales, which means it is once again the global auto market leader. It looks like that the company aims to...

27 January 2019

2019 Kona Electric prices for the US announced by Hyundai

Earlier today, Hyundai has announced the US prices for the 2019 Kona Electric. This model is based on an all-new Hyundai CUV platform and is the company's first compact electric...

26 January 2019

JAC (Jianghuai) will open pre-orders for the iEVS4 on January 28th

JAC (Jianghuai) has announced that it will open pre-orders for the iEVS4 on January 28th. The design of the car, which is based on the fuel-powered S4, brings a more dynamic...

25 January 2019

Volkswagen invests US$10 million in Forge Nano for investigating EV battery optimization technologies

Volkswagen announced that it invests US$10 million in US startup Forge Nano and ultimately leverage its expertise in the field of battery research. Forge Nano is investigating...

23 January 2019

Honda will present a new EV prototype at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The 2019 Geneva Motor Show will be held from March 7 through 17th this year. Honda will be one of the exhibitors there and has now confirmed that it will present a new EV...

23 January 2019

NIO's third electric car will be the EP7 sedan

The latest news coming from Chinese EV start-up NIO/Weilai is that the third model of the company will be a sedan named Weilai EP7. Various Chinese websites report that the new...

21 January 2019

Toyota and Panasonic to create a joint venture for the production of EV batteries in 2020

Today Nikkei reports that Toyota Motor and Panasonic are preparing to created a joint venture in 2020. Its main purpose will be to manufacture batteries for electric vehicles and...

20 January 2019

Samsung SDI introduces its next generation of battery solutions for the Auto 2.0 industry

Samsung SDI introduces its next generation of differentiated batteries for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids during the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)...

18 January 2019

China is the biggest EV market in the world for 2018, Norway leads in Europe

According to a study by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), global demand for electric cars and plug-in hybrids rose to 2.1 million in 2018. For the first time, more than...

17 January 2019

Volkswagen and Ford announce a broad global alliance, will explore collaboration options on EVs

Today Volkswagen and Ford have announced the formation of a strategic global alliance. Its most general purpose is to leverage the strengths of the two companies to better...

15 January 2019

Nissan announces the Infiniti QX Inspiration concept - an AWD electric SUV

Today Nissan and Infiniti (a division of Nissan for the luxury cars market) announced the QX Inspiration concept - Infiniti's first stride in the realm of electric vehicles. This...

14 January 2019

The Audi PB18 e-tron will enter production after all, Audi executive confirms

When Audi unveiled the PB18 e-tron electric car concept last summer during the 2018 Monterey Car Week, there were no indications that such vehicle will be actually produced...

14 January 2019

Cadillac unveils concept photos of its first electric vehicle, the brand will lead GM's next generation of EVs

Earlier today, Cadillac unveiled concept photos of its first all-electric vehicle. The name and exact announcement date have not been unveiled but the photos do provide some...

13 January 2019

Nissan Leaf e+ availability in the US, Europe and Japan is announced, basic specifications follow

Earlier today, Nissan has announced the availability of the Leaf e+ in select markets. The model will be first available in home ground Japan in late January. The US market will...

9 January 2019

Nissan unveils the new Leaf 3.Zero and Leaf e+ 3.Zero Limited Edition, pricing in tow

In an official press release from today, Nissan announced the Leaf 3.Zero and Leaf e+ 3.Zero Limited Edition for Europe and Japan. Both models will arrive with e-Pedal and...

9 January 2019

Nissan Leaf e+ a.k.a. Nissan Leaf Plus is announced at CES 2019

Nissan has finally announced the long-awaited Nissan Leaf e+ at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas. In the US and Canada, the EV will be called Nissan Leaf Plus. The new hatchback offers a...

8 January 2019

Honda plans to launch more than 20 electric vehicles in China by 2025

Honda Motor China held its 2019 New Year media conference on January 7th in Beijing China. The event was named Funtec World and unveiled a number of new Honda initiatives all...

7 January 2019

Shanghai Giga will produce the affordable versions of Model 3 and Model Y for the greater China region

In a series of tweets from earlier today, Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, has announced that the official groundbreaking of Tesla's Chinese Gigafactory in Shanghai is scheduled for today...

7 January 2019

BYTON's M-Byte SUV will debut in mid-2019 and mass production is scheduled for the end of the year

In an official press release from today, BYTON announced that it will unveil new details about the M-Byte SUV at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas that will launch later this week. This...

6 January 2019

NIO introduces the ES6 all-electric SUV with dual electric motors, 70 kWh and 84 kWh battery versions

On December 15th, NIO/Weilai (a Chinese EV start-up) held its NIO Day 2018 at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center and introduced the NIO ES6 a " high-performance long-life...

15 December 2018

The Tesla Model Y prototype is approved for production

Elon Musk has approved the Tesla Model Y prototype for production during the Q3 2018 financial call, so his earlier words that the new car will be unveiled in March 2019 might...

26 October 2018

Porsche Taycan enters the second phase of prototype production

It was back in August when Porsche announced that its "Mission E" concept study for an all-electric vehicle will be renamed Taycan which put the start to turning this project into...

15 October 2018