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

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

16 June 2021

NIO ES8 receives European Whole Vehicle Type Approval

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

11 June 2021

Tesla Model S Plaid unveiled at a delivery event in Fremont

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

11 June 2021

Volkswagen invests 620 million US dollars in Northvolt

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

9 June 2021

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

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

9 June 2021

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

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

9 June 2021

The Kia EV6 First Edition has been fully booked

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

9 June 2021

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

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

9 June 2021

Apple in talks with BYD and CATL for EV battery supplied

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

9 June 2021

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

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

9 June 2021

2021 Kia Niro EV for North America announced

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

4 June 2021

The Toyota bZ4X Concept is unveiled in the USA

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

2 June 2021

BMW iX xDrive50 and BMW iX xDrive40 are launched

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

2 June 2021

2022 BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50 - specifications

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

2 June 2021

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

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

1 June 2021

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

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

31 May 2021

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

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

24 May 2021

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

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

24 May 2021

Hyundai IONIQ 5 makes its North America debut

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

24 May 2021

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

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

21 May 2021

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

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

21 May 2021

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

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

21 May 2021

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

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

21 May 2021

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

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

19 May 2021

New features on Android Auto and and Android Automotive OS

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

19 May 2021

Stellantis and Foxconn create the Mobile Drive joint venture

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

18 May 2021

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

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

18 May 2021

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

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

18 May 2021

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

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

14 May 2021

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

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

13 May 2021

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

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

13 May 2021

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

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

12 May 2021

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

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

12 May 2021

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

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

12 May 2021

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

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

11 May 2021

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

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

11 May 2021

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

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

11 May 2021

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

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

11 May 2021

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

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

11 May 2021

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

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

11 May 2021

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

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

29 April 2021

GM Introduces Ultium Charge 360

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

29 April 2021

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

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

28 April 2021

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

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

28 April 2021

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

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

27 April 2021

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

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

21 April 2021

Cadillac Lyriq show car is unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2021

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

20 April 2021

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

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

20 April 2021

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

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

20 April 2021

SVOLT enters the second stage of its strategic development

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

20 April 2021

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

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

20 April 2021

The new Jaguar I-Pace Black goes official

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

20 April 2021

Honda exhibits the Honda SUV e:prototype

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

20 April 2021

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

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

19 April 2021

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

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

19 April 2021

Genesis G80 Electrified is presented at Auto Shanghai 2021

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

19 April 2021

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

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

19 April 2021

The Toyota bZ4X BEV concept goes official

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

19 April 2021

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

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

19 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig doubles battery systems production

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

18 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

Volkswagen will introduce the ID.4 GTX on April 28

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

18 April 2021

Alpha Motor Corporation presented the WOLF+ pure electric truck series

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

18 April 2021

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

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

18 April 2021

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

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

15 April 2021

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

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

14 April 2021

GAC Tech Day showcases exciting new developments

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

13 April 2021

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

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

13 April 2021

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

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

12 April 2021

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

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

12 April 2021

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

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

12 April 2021

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

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

8 April 2021

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

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

7 April 2021

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

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

6 April 2021

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts during March Madness

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

4 April 2021

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

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

2 April 2021

NIO provides its March an Q1 2021 delivery results

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

1 April 2021

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

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

31 March 2021

Lexus premiers the LF-Z Electrified BEV Concept

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

30 March 2021

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

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

30 March 2021

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

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

30 March 2021

BAK Battery is ready with its 4680 battery cell

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

28 March 2021

The Mercedes-Benz EQS interior teased with some interesting details

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

28 March 2021

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

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

24 March 2021

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

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

23 March 2021

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

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

23 March 2021

MG5 Electric and MG Marvel R Electric go official in Europe

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

23 March 2021

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

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

23 March 2021

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

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

23 March 2021

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

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

23 March 2021

MINI to become an all-electric brand

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

17 March 2021

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

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

17 March 2021

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

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

17 March 2021

The BMW i4 is teased at the BMW Group Annual Conference

At today's BMW Group Annual Conference the upcoming BMW i4 was revealed. "With its sporty looks, best in class driving dynamics and zero local emissions, the BMW i4 is a true BMW...

17 March 2021

BYD Blade Battery set to revolutionise EV market

BYD Europe anticipates that its game-changing new Blade Battery marks the start of a new era of safety and performance for the electric vehicle (EV) industry in Europe. It powers...

17 March 2021

The Volkswagen ID.4 arrives in dealers across America

The Volkswagen ID.4 - the company's first long-range electric SUV - arrives in dealers across America this month. Preparation for the arrival of the ID.4 in the U.S. started more...

17 March 2021

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in a leading global EV charging software company

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Driivz Ltd., a leading global EV charging software company which has developed a platform for managing large charging networks for...

17 March 2021

Porsche aims to switch to silicon anodes for batteries, plans on launching its own fast-charging stations

Porsche is researching high-performance batteries with silicon instead of graphite anodes in order to achieve an even higher energy density and better fast-charging capability...

17 March 2021

The new BMW iX xDrive40 and new BMW iX xDrive50 - main specifications and prices

BMW has unveiled the new 2022 BMW iX xDrive40 and new BMW iX xDrive50 these are production version models of the BMW iX which was announced in November last year and got its final...

17 March 2021

Toyota teases again its BEV on the e-TNGA platform

In early December 2020, Toyota teased its upcoming BEV based on the e-TNGA platform. The teaser back than was a flat 2D sckethc of the outline of the vehicle's profile. Today...

15 March 2021

The 8 Gen BMW iDrive is unveiled, relies entirely on artificial intelligence (AI)

The new generation of BMW iDrive has just been unveiled in a short online event and a lengthy press release. This system enables the vehicle to actively engage in its relationship...

15 March 2021

Northvolt receives a $14 billion euro contract from Volkswagen Group

Northvolt and Volkswagen Group today unveiled the next step in the partnership between the two companies, which was initiated in 2019. The collaboration will place a greater focus...

15 March 2021

Opel Manta returns as an electric vehicle

Opel has teased another exciting e-project: the Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD is a reminiscence of the legendary Opel Manta from 1970. At the same time, the car reflects the...

15 March 2021

Volkswagen Power Day - technology roadmap for battery and charging by 2030

The Volkswagen Power Day 2021 demonstrated to the public the brand's technology roadmap for battery and charging by 2030. The aim of the roadmap is to significantly reduce the...

15 March 2021

Kia EV6 stars in official images, will debut later this month

Kia has unveiled the official images of its first BEV based on the E-GMP platform - just like the IONIQ 5 is for Hyundai. Along with the images, Kia made a detailed overview of...

15 March 2021

Volkswagen Power Day 2021 scheduled for Monday, March 15

In a Tesla-like manner, Volkswagen will hold a Volkswagen Power Day on March 15, which is on Monday next week. The live stream starts at approximately 12:50 CET. You can watch it...

12 March 2021

Rosatom's Renera buys a 49% stake in Enertech International for manufacturing battery's

Renera is a subsidiary TVEL Fuel Company, which is part of the Russian state-owned nuclear technology and electric utility company Rosatom. TVEL has recently announced that its...

12 March 2021

LG Energy Solution expands investment in the USA, discusses plans to build a second plant with GM

LG Energy Solution announced that by the end of 2025, the company will invest more than $4.5 billion (KRW 5 trillion) in the company's own USA business to further expand its...

12 March 2021

Kia teases EV6, its first dedicated EV; schedules world debut for the Q1 of 2021

Kia has revealed the first official images of the EV6 - its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) built on the E-GMP platform. EV6 is also the first of Kia's...

9 March 2021

The Hummer EV is tested in sub-zero conditions, will be unveiled on April 3

GMC is currently testing the Hummer EV in sub-zero conditions. The brand has even released a teaser video to heat up the audience of what is coming on April 3. Yes, the day of the...

8 March 2021

Volkswagen teases its Project Trinity - a sporty flat sedan that will launch in 2026

Volkswagen teased its Project Trinity - an electrically powered sedan with Level 4 autonomous driving that will be built in Wolfsburg from 2026 and will set new standards in terms...

8 March 2021

Volkswagen ACCELERATE: vision and strategy

In a short 6:34-minute video, Volkswagen's CEO Ralf Brandstättler introduced the brand's ACCELERATE strategy. At its core, Volkswagen's vision lies and that is to become the most...

8 March 2021

Magna debuts its new EtelligentReach BEV drive system

Magna introduced its all-new connected Magna EtelligentEco PHEV drivetrain and next-gen Magna EtelligentReach battery-electric drive systems. Both were on full display at the...

8 March 2021

Mercedes-Benz will make its Stuttgart-Untertürkheim an Electric Drive System Campus

Mercedes-Benz is transforming its Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems unit and its Stuttgart-Untertürkheim site for an "Electric First" future in the context of Ambition 2039. After...

8 March 2021

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