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The Mustang Mach-E pricing and details leak prior to November 17 unveil

A fast user from the Mach E Forum has managed to detect and make screenshots from the Ford website about the upcoming Mustang Mach-E. The page is now taken down but the...

15 November 2019

Lucid Motors production facility in Arizona is finally in construction stage

In September 2018, Lucid Motors received a $1 billion investment from the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF), which will allow it to fund the $240m cost of building the...

14 November 2019

Reservations for the all-electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV are open via the Peugeot UK website

Peugeot UK unveiled the all-electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV on June 19th. As of today, reservations for the model are active via Peugeot UK's website. The starting price of the e-2008...

14 November 2019

Volkswagen elaborates on the electric drive at the core of the ID.3 and other MEB vehicles

Today Volkswagen unveiled some more details about the electric drive at the core of the Volkswagen ID.3 and other MEB vehicles for Europe and America. The electric drive is a...

14 November 2019

The all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV will be unveiled on November 17

Ford silently announced that the all-electric SUV Mustang Mach-E will be unveiled on November 17. This happened in a short press release about the speech of Ford's global director...

14 November 2019

BYD will supply 157 electric buses to the Los Angeles Department of Transportation in CA, USA

Earlier this month, Volvo announced that it will supply 157 electric buses to the city of Gothenburg in Sweden. Today, BYD announced that it will supply 130 of its...

14 November 2019

Xpeng Motors receives a round of Series C funding of US$400 million, Xiaomi is a strategic investor

XPENG Motors - a Chinese EV manufacturer - has announced that it has received a Series C capital funding of US$400 million. The capital comes from "a group of strategic and...

14 November 2019

Volkswagen begins the construction of the Chattanooga plant extension for EV production

Volkswagen has started the construction of the Chattanooga plant extension that is meant to produce all-electric vehicles. The investment is about $800 million and will add about...

14 November 2019

Fisker teases the Fisker Ocean yet again, more details will be announced on November 27

Fisker teased again the Fisker Ocean announcing that more details about the vehicle will be unveiled on November 27th - this is when reservations for the vehicle will be open. The...

13 November 2019

Tesla Gigafactory 4 will be built in the Berlin area

During the Tesla Shareholders Meeting in June this year, it was said that Tesla is searching for a location in Europe for a new Gigafactory - Gigafactory 4. Last night, during The...

13 November 2019

Lexus Electric will debut in China on November 22 at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

The Lexus LF-30 Electrified is a luxury all-electric concept car that was showcased at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show. However, Toyota did not unveil any specifications about the...

11 November 2019

Chevrolet Menlo with 410 km NEDC range will be showcased at Auto Guangzhou 2019 from Nov. 22

The Chevrolet Gala Night 2019 was held in China on November 8th. Instead of adopting the usual theatre-like style of presenting its new products, this time around the company has...

11 November 2019

2020 Tesla Model 3 SR+ dethrones the Hyundai Ioniq Electric as the most efficient electric car

Last week, EPA has updated its listing for electric vehicles that will be available in the US for the 2020 model year. The most noteworthy changes are three. First, the 2020 Tesla...

10 November 2019

Pre-production of the Chinese VW ID.4 begins in the SAIC Volkswagen EV factory

Volkswagen has announced that the EV factory of the SAIC Volkswagen joint venture in China is completed. The facility has been built to produce vehicles based on VW's Modular...

8 November 2019

Sila Nano receives a new round of investment, appoints a former Tesla battery executive as a VP

Sila Nanotechnologies has announced that Kurt Kelty, former Tesla director of battery technology, will serve as Sila Nano's vice president of automotive. Mr Kelty is an expert in...

7 November 2019

LG Chem will produce up to 40GWh of EV batteries in China by the end of 2019

Korean media report that by the end of 2019, LG Chem will produce up to 40GWh of EV batteries in China by the end of 2019. This comprises 56% of the total EV battery production of...

7 November 2019

Ford and Webasto showcase the Mustang Lithium BEV with a 6-speed manual gearbox

Ford and Webasto have joined hands to create the Mustang Lithium - a battery-electric muscle car which is showcased at the SEMA 2019 show this week. The exhibited vehicle is not...

7 November 2019

Germany increases the number of charging stations and EV incentives

Various German media reports that the German authorities are seriously discussing various opportunities for stimulating demand for electric vehicles in the country...

7 November 2019

Toyota and BYD will materialize their BEV cooperation with the creation of a joint venture

On July 19, Toyota and BYD announced their cooperation on creating BEVs. The announcement was very short and lacked detail. Today, the two companies unveiled more info on their...

7 November 2019

Neuron EV showcases the T/ONE and TORQ at the CIIE in Shanghai

At the Second Annual Import Expo in Shanghai, China (CIIE), Neuron EV showcases two new existing products - the Neuron T/ONE electric utility vehicle for commercial and personal...

7 November 2019

Tesla will unveil its Cybertruck on November 21st

Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that Tesla will unveil its Cyber truck on November 21st "in LA near SpaceX rocket factory." Based on various posts regarding the pickup truck...

6 November 2019

Volvo will supply 157 electric buses to the city of Gothenburg, Sweden

Europe's largest order for electric buses to date is a fact. Transdev Sweden has ordered 157 electric buses from Volvo which will serve various routes in Gothenburg, including...

5 November 2019

The electric Chevrolet Menlo will be launched in China on November 8

SAIC GM has announced that its first all-electric model for the Chinese market under the Chevrolet brand will be unveiled on November 8 at the 2019 Chevrolet Gala Night in Hefei...

5 November 2019

The Kia Futuron Concept is the design preview of an electric SUV coupe

KIA has unveiled a new concept vehicle dubbed Futuron and will showcase it during the 2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai starting on November 10th. The...

5 November 2019

GM showcases the Chevrolet E-10 Concept pickup truck at the 2019 SEMA Show

The 2019 SEMA Show has officially started today and one of the most interesting exhibits there is the Chevrolet E-10 Concept. This is an all-electric pickup truck that combines...

5 November 2019

Infiniti gets more serious about electrification, unveils short-term strategy

In a series of press releases from today, Infiniti has unveiled its short-term strategy and its general stance on vehicle electrification. The brand has announced that by 2021...

4 November 2019

Fisker Ocean is the name of the new all-electric SUV from Fisker

Fisker Ocean is the name of the new all-electric SUV from Fisker. This has been announced on Twitter by Mr Fisker himself. He also adds that this is the "most ustainable vehicle...

4 November 2019

Tesla Model 3 price increases with $1,000 in the US and €1,000 in the EU

We noticed that the price of the Tesla Model 3 in the US and in Germany has been updated upwards with $1,000 and €1,000 respectively. This applies mainly to the Model 3 Long Range...

1 November 2019

Volkswagen presents new products, new logo and new goals to the Chinese market

At a dedicated event last night in Guangzhou/Beijing, Volkswagen China presented new products, new logo and new goals to the local public. Of course, it was all evolving around...

1 November 2019

Groupe PSA and FCA agree on a merge, will become the world's 4th largest carmaker

Groupe PSA and FCA talks have resulted in an agreement on a merge of the two companies to form a new business entity with resources owned 50% by Groupe PSA shareholders and 50% by...

31 October 2019

KIA and GS Caltex will mutually develop EV charging techs and services

Today KIA announced that in its domestic market it will partner with GS Caltex to mutually develop EV charging techs and services. KIA is South Korea's №2 carmakers and GS Caltex...

29 October 2019

The official name of the new all-electric Fisker vehicle will be announced next week

Next week, Henrik Fisker will announce the official name of the all-electric Fisker vehicle. This is what Mr Fisker said on Twitter. The post is accompanied by a short teaser...

29 October 2019

BorgWarner's iDM powers a BEV of one of China's top NEV brands

Today BorgWarner announced that its fully integrated drive module (iDM) powers a pure electric vehicle of one of China's top new energy vehicle (NEV) brands. The company's...

29 October 2019

Tesla Model S and Model X range increased by 3 miles

During the conference call after the Q3 2019 earnings report, Elon Musk made clear that the range of Model S and Model X has been incorrectly certified and coupled with some...

29 October 2019

Tesla records a profit in Q3 2019, Shanghai Giga and Model Y are ahead of schedule

Tesla has a lot to celebrate this quarter. After registering record production and deliveries in Q3 of 2019, last night it reported that while it missed the expected revenue with...

24 October 2019

Honda accelerates its Electric Vision strategy by 3 years

Earlier, Honda has announced that by 2025 all of its European mainstream models will feature electrified powertrains. Today, the company said that this strategy has been...

23 October 2019

FCA will set up a Battery Hub at the Mirafiori complex starting in early 2020

In early 2020, FCA will start preparing a Battery Hub at the Mirafiori complex in Turin. This battery assembly complex will supply batteries to the new generations of fully...

23 October 2019

Nissan Ariya Concept goes official, will be the base of a production vehicle

Nissan and Renault have developed a new platform for electric vehicles and the first one to be based on this platform is the Nissan Ariya Concept. The vehicle has just been...

23 October 2019

Toyota unveils the Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept, the first Lexus BEV will be unveiled in November

The Lexus LF-30 Electrified "embodies the vision of Lexus' electrification". Toyota's vision of what a luxury all-electric Lexus car should look like is showcased at the 46th...

23 October 2019

2020 Mazda MX-30 goes official with a 35.5 kWh battery and starting price of €33,990

Mazda goes electric. No doubt about that. It has already announced its plans to offer an electrified version of each of its model line-ups by 2030. Electrified means hybrid, PHEV...

23 October 2019

The Elec: "Tesla will produce its own batteries"

Based on industry sources from South Korea, The Elec reports that Tesla will produce its own batteries. This is what the media and industry sources conclude from the fact that...

21 October 2019

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC goes on sale in South Korea tomorrow

Daimler will launch the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 4MATIC in South Korea this weak with sales starting tomorrow - October 22nd. The model is priced at 105 million won (US$89,000)...

21 October 2019

Hyundai has developed the world's first machine-learning-based Smart Cruise Control (SCC-ML)

Hyundai has developed the world's first machine-learning-based Smart Cruise Control (SCC-ML). The company said in a statement that this technology "incorporates the driver's...

20 October 2019

CATL brakes ground of its battery factory in Germany

CATL's first battery factory outside China happens to be in Germany. Today the company started its construction on a former Solarworld property. The 23 ha green land should...

18 October 2019

Toyota to showcase its production-ready ultra-compact BEV at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota will showcase its production-ready ultra-compact BEV at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, starting next week. This will happen during the FUTURE EXPO special exhibition. The...

17 October 2019

Volvo XC 40 Recharge is official with a 78 kWh battery

Volvo has just announced the Volvo XC 40 Recharge - the brand's first all-electric vehicle. The company promised it will launch one BEV per year as of now and 10-20% of its lineup...

16 October 2019

The Morris JE is a 1950's Morris J-Type inspired van with an all-electric powertrain

The Morris JE is an all-electric van that draws inspiration from the 1950s Morris J-type iconic van. It is based on a lightweight, modular chassis that allows for future...

15 October 2019

The all-electric Kinetik 07 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.7 seconds

Kinetik Automotive is Bulgarian company that has just announced its first all-electric vehicle - the Kinetik 07. Initially conceived as an electric version to the legendary Lotus...

14 October 2019

The Porsche Taycan 4S is officially announced

True to its naming nomenclature and launch policy, Porsche has launched the Taycan 4S. After announcing the top tier Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S, it is the mid-range model's...

14 October 2019

Hyundai Spain demonstrates the hydrogen-powered Nexo SUV exhausts only water and oxygen

Hyundai Spain and the brand ambassador Mireia Belmonte who is an Olympic athlete demonstrate in an official video that the hydrogen-powered Nexo SUV exhausts only water and...

14 October 2019

CATL and VWCO announce a strategic partnership for commercial vehicles

CATL and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus (VWCO) have entered strategic long-term cooperation. According to the agreement, CATL will provide one of the largest Latin American...

14 October 2019

The next-generation Mirai Concept from Toyota looks stunning

The next-generation Mirai Concept from Toyota looks stunning. It will be unveiled at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show from October 24 until November 4. This fuel-cell concept electric...

11 October 2019

Tesla's Q3 2019 financial results will be announced on October 23rd

On October 23, 2019, after market close, Tesla will unveil its Q3 2019 financial results. A brief advisory containing a link to the Q3 2019 Update Letter will be published on the...

10 October 2019

Toyota teases the first Lexus all-electric vehicle (teaser video included)

Toyota teased the first all-electric vehicle from its luxury brand Lexus. The Lexus BEV concept will make its public debut at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show from October 23 through...

10 October 2019

Renault will expand its range of EV models to cover more car segments

According to Bloomberg who spoke with Emmanuel Bouvier, commercial director of Renault's EV department, Renault is preparing a bigger EV model that will compete with the Tesla...

9 October 2019

Fisker will unveil its first all-electric car in the beginning of 2020

Henrik Fisker announced on Twitter that his company will unveil its first all-electric car "in the beginning of next year". According to previous Fisker posts on Twitter, the car...

9 October 2019

The Volvo XC40 Electric will arrive with Google services and a brand new Android infotainment system

For the upcoming Volvo XC40 Electric, Volvo plans on creating a totally new infotainment system that will arrive with Google services embedded and will be based on Android. Volvo...

9 October 2019

Audi teases a new concept EV based on the PPE platform

Audi is prepping the premiere of a new EV concept which will be based on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE). The size and shape of the concept vehicle are strongly reminiscent of...

4 October 2019

Tesla registers record production and deliveries in Q3 of 2019

Tesla has just announced record production of 96,155 vehicles and record deliveries of approximately 97,000 vehicles for Q3 of 2019. The company also mentioned record net orders...

2 October 2019

The Nissan IMk concept hints at the new direction of Nissan's design language

The Nissan IMk is an all-electric concept vehicle that hints at the new direction of Nissan's design language. Aiming to create the "ultimate urban commuter", Nissan's designers...

2 October 2019

The fully-electric Volvo XC40 is teased again, will be based on the CMA platform

A week ago, Volvo announced that it will unveil the fully electric XC40 SUV on October 16th. Today, the company teased the model again. If the former press-release was focused on...

2 October 2019

Neuron EV unveils a duo of modular electric trucks

Some three months ago, Neuron EV unveiled its Multipurpose Autonomous Platform (MAP). Today, the company took the next step and unveiled two trucks based on this platform - the...

1 October 2019

Byton M-Byte will be produced in South Korea by Myongshin in a former GM plant

Reuters reports that the Byton M-Byte will be produced in South Korea by Myongshin an MS Autotech subsidiary. The Korean company will build more than 50,000 EVs per year for...

27 September 2019

SK Innovation and EVE Energy make a joint venture for EV batteries production in China

SK Innovation and EVE Energy will establish a 50:50 joint venture to produce EV batteries in China. The Korean giant will invest US$525 million and the China-based EVE Energy will...

27 September 2019

Hyundai and Cummins sing a MOU for collaboration on hydrogen fuel cell technology

Hyundai remains quite focus on hydrogen fuel cell technologies. It has recently signed a MOU for collaboration on such technologies with Cummins - a producer of electric...

27 September 2019

Polestar 2 available for configuring in Europe, prices start from €59,900 / £49,000 for the Launch Edition

Polestar 2 was announced at the end of February and debuted in China in mid-April with local production to set off in February 2020. Now the vehicle is available for configuring...

27 September 2019

The all-electric Bollinger B1 and Bollinger B2 are unveiled

The first all-electric pickup truck in America is announced. Bollinger B2 is considered the world's first all-electric off-road and on-road truck, together with the Bollinger B2...

26 September 2019

Uber and EVgo sign a MOU for accelerating the electrification of rideshare across the US

Uber and EVgo have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to accelerate the electrification of rideshare across the US It has been signed during Climate Week at an event at the Midway...

26 September 2019

All new Maserati models will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems

Today Maserati has announced that its all new models from now on will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems. They will also be 100% made in Italy. This strategy is...

26 September 2019

Hyundai has begun testing its first all-electric racer - the Veloster N ETCR

Hyundai Motorsport announces that it has begun testing its first all-electric racer - the Veloster N ETCR. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier this month, the racer is...

26 September 2019

Umicore will supply LG Chem with NCM cathode materials for EV batteries

Umicore and LG Chem have signed a long-term agreement under which Umicore will supply LG Chem with NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode materials for producing battery cells for...

25 September 2019

Samsung SDI will supply battery cells and modules to Akasol for two global commercial vehicle manufacturers

Samsung SDI and Akasol have signed an agreement for the supply of battery cells and modules that will be used in Akasol batteries for two leading global commercial vehicle...

25 September 2019

Hyundai aims at launching a fully autonomous vehicle in 5 years

Hyundai aims at launching a fully autonomous vehicle in 5 years. This information comes directly from Hyundai's Executive Vice Chairman Chung Euisun as reported by Yonhap. He said...

25 September 2019

The Fiat Concept Centoventi receives a Red Dot Award 2019

The Red Dot Award is one of the most prestigious international design competitions for product design, communication design and design concepts. FCA has announced today that its...

25 September 2019

Volvo will present the fully electric XC40 SUV on October 16th

Today Volvo announced its first fully electric vehicle - the XC40 SUV, which will be officially presented on October 16th. The company promises to reveal more details in the...

25 September 2019

Confirmed: Mazda will unveil its first all-electric vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 23rd

In an official press release, Mazda has confirmed that the first Mazda EV will be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show. Mazda's press conference starts at 11:20 a.m. on October 23rd...

25 September 2019

Volkswagen will invest €1 billion in its 16 GWh battery factory in Salzgitter

Volkswagen has just announced that it will start battery cell development and production in Salzgitter, Lower Saxony. In the course of the next 4-5 years, the total investment in...

23 September 2019

First sketches of the Polestar 3, will be based on Volvo's SPA platform

The Polestar 1 is being built as a small series vehicle in the recently inaugurated Polestar plant in Chengdu, China. The Polestar 2 rolls off the line with the Volvo XC 40 and...

23 September 2019

Pricing and trim levels for the MINI Cooper SE are announced

BMW has announced the pricing and trim levels for the all-electric MINI Cooper SE. To "keep things simple and iconic", you should go for the MINI Cooper SE Level I with a starting...

18 September 2019

Volkswagen ID.3 - official specifications of the lineup

Volkswagen has announced the ID.3 officially earlier this month but as usual, the official numbers have been scarce and most of the data has been known since May when VW...

18 September 2019

2020 Renault Zoe 52 kWh goes on sale in Europe, pricing starts at €19,900

Unveiled at the beginning of June, 2020 Renault Zoe 52 kWh is finally open for sale in Europe. It offers a design and specs upgrade over the previous models. For starters, the new...

13 September 2019

Tesla Model S P100D+ with a Plaid drivetrain sum-up

Elon Musk surely does know how to build hype. With the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show being at its end and after the myriad of new announcements there, Tesla and Musk teased a special...

13 September 2019

Aiways U5 arrives in Frankfurt from China, sets a world record

Aiways is a Chinese EV manufacturer. Its Aiways U5 has set a Guiness World Record for the "longest journey by an electric vehicle (prototype)." Two U5 SUVs have travelled the...

11 September 2019

SVOLT showcases new Li-Ion batteries with stacking technology, will build a battery plant in Europe

At the IAA 2019 in Europ, SVOLT showcases a number of new Li-Ion batteries based on its stacking technology. It has a competitive edge by pioneering the use of high-speed stacking...

11 September 2019

CATL focuses on the development of cell-to-pack (CTP) EV batteries

At the IFA 2019 in Frankfurt, CATL declared its focus on the development of cell-to-pack (CTP) EV batteries. This the company's latest product platform that improves battery pack...

11 September 2019

IONITY launches new 350 kW DC chargers in Europe

At this year's IAA in Frankfurt, IONITY launched its new 350 kW High-Power DC chargers in Europe. They are 2.6 m high and have a unique multi-functional LED light ring - The Halo...

11 September 2019

Opel Corsa-e and Opel Corsa-e Rally make their world debut at the IFA 2019 in Frankfurt

Opel Corsa-e and Opel Corsa-e Rally make their world debut at the IFA 2019 in Frankfurt. Visitors of the show can check them out at stand D31 in hall 11.0 during the public days...

10 September 2019

Hyundai Motorsport unveils its first all-electric race car - the Veloster N ETCR

As expected, Hyundai Motorsport unveiled its first all-electric race car. It has been designed and built at Hyundai Motorsport's headquarters in Alzenau, Germany. It is based on...

10 September 2019

CUPRA Tavascan is presented at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt

CUPRA Tavascan is an all-electric concept vehicle that has "the silhouette of a four-door crossover, with the presence of an SUV and the sleekness of a sporty coupe." It is based...

10 September 2019

The BYTON M-Byte all-electric SUV goes official with a range of up to 435 km

As planned, BYTON unveiled the M-Byte - its first all-electric SUV. The model arrives with two trims. The base one is equipped with a single rear-mounted electric motor with 200...

10 September 2019

The Honda e debuts at the IAA 2019, costs €29,470 / £26,160

The final production version of the Honda e that's mainly Europe- and Japan-bound has been unveiled at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. Prices for Honda e will start from €29,470 in...

10 September 2019

Audi AI:TRAIL quattro - the off-roader of the future with up to Level 4 autonomous driving

Audi has unveiled the Audi AI:TRAIL quattro - a concept off-road vehicle that's driven by electricity. The four-seater features a cabin that's made almost entirely of glass and...

10 September 2019

Hyundai unveils its 45 self-driving EV concept at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt

Hyundai unveiled its 45 EV concept at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. The "45" moniker pays homage to the 45-year-old iconic Hyundai Pony Coupe Concept, to introduce an entirely new...

10 September 2019

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS is officially unveiled with a range of 700 km

Today, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Vision EQS concept all-electric sedan which will offer a range of 700 km (WLTP). The battery capacity is approx. 100 kWh and the vehicle is...

10 September 2019

ŠKODA CITIGOe iV pricing is unveiled

The ŠKODA CITIGOe iV was unveiled at the end of May this year and after the reservations were open in July, it is now the time for the official pricing to be unveiled. The ŠKODA...

9 September 2019

Volkswagen ID.3 official photos

Volkswagen ID.3 has been unveiled tonight and here's a list of the official photos of the model. It will arrive in three battery pack versions - ID.3 Pure with 45 kWh for 330 km...

9 September 2019

Volkswagen unveils the ID. Family, ID.3, new logo

Without doubt, September 9 2019, is Volkswagen's night as the brand launches to market the long-awaited Volkswagen ID.3 and introduces its new brand identity. The new VW logo is...

9 September 2019

Daimler teases the Mercedes-Benz EQS once again, this time with a video

Daimler has kept a tight lip on the Mercedes-Benz EQS concept. So far, it has released only one shot of the vehicle depicting it under wraps. Today, the company teased it on...

9 September 2019

BMW recalls 2019 BMW i3 and i8 models

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced a recall on 2019 BMW i3, i3 ReX and i8 models. The problem is an eventual loss of propulsion due to a...

9 September 2019

Hyundai and Kia have sold a total of 44,838 EVs in H1 of 2019

Hyundai and Kia have sold a total of 44,838 EVs in the first six months of the year. This more than doubles the 18,445 units sold last year. Hyundai sold 30,963 units, with the...

9 September 2019

Hyundai and Kia invest in IONITY

IONITY is a joint venture between BMW Group, Ford Motor Company, Daimler AG, and the Volkswagen Group with Porsche AG. Today it announced there's a new shareholder on board...

9 September 2019

What all-electric vehicles to expect at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt next week

Audi AI: Trail quattro and Audi Aicon At the IAA 2019, Audi will showcase the Audi AI: Trail quattro - the concept study of an electrically powered off-roader of the future. It...

7 September 2019

The 2020 Audi e-tron FE06 Formula E racer gets a design overhaul

The Audi e-tron FE06 race car will be unveiled publicly for the first time at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt next week. It presents new colors and evolutionary...

7 September 2019

2020 Volkswagen e-up! is announced with a higher range and lower price than its predecessors

2020 Volkswagen e-up! has been announced with a higher range and lower price than its predecessors. The price is €21,975 and minus all subsidies it becomes €17,595. The range has...

7 September 2019

CATL and Bosch will cooperate for the creation of 48-volt battery systems for EVs

CATL and Bosch have signed a long-term strategic cooperation agreement. CATL will supply 48-volt battery cells for Bosch's 48-volt battery system worldwide. Bosch's solution is...

7 September 2019

Porsche increases its stake in Rimac to 15.5%

Porsche has announced that it has increased its stake in technology and sports car company Rimac Automobili to 15.5%. The latter focus on battery technology within the...

7 September 2019

Series prodution of the Porsche Taycan will set off on September 9th

Porsche has announced that the series production of the Taycan will begin on September 9th as planned. The company has created a new production facility at its Zuffenhausen site...

7 September 2019

The VW ID.3 will debut on September 9th, series production is scheduled for November

Volkswagen has announced that the VW ID.3 will make its world debut on September 9 as part of the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. It will enter series production in November and the...

7 September 2019

Volkswagen Beetle to get an electric version, an e-Porsche 356 probably in the works

Volkswagen has just announced that its iconic Volkswagen Beetle will get an electrified version. Together with its partner eClassics, VW presented a holistic concept for the...

5 September 2019

The Porsche Taycan configurator with prices is launched, official photos of the exterior and interior

Porsche has launched the Porsche Taycan configurator online, which you may check out from the source link below. The lowest price for the Taycan Turbo is $143,000, and the highest...

4 September 2019

Porsche Taycan goes official with a 93.4 kWh battery, 450 km of range

Porsche Taycan is Porsche's first all-electric four-door sports car. It is powered by a 93.4 kWh liquid-cooled battery that is good for a WLTP range of 450 km on a single charge...

4 September 2019

Daimler teased the Mercedes-Benz EQS - an all-electric sedan concept

Daimler has teased the Mercedes-Benz EQS on Facebook announcing that it will be showcased at the IFA 2019 in Frankfurt. The post does not unveil much but this should be...

4 September 2019

Watch the Porsche Taycan announcement live here

Today is definitely Porsche's day as long as it concerns the electric cars market. The brand will introduce its first all-electric vehicle as part of the IAA 2019 program and will...

4 September 2019

More than 30,000 reservations for the ID.3 1ST edition

Prior to the ID.3 official world premiere at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt next week, Volkswagen announced that it has registered more than 30,000 reservations for the ID.3 1ST...

4 September 2019

Mass production Honda e is official, will debut at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt

Honda has published the first official images of the mass production Honda e together with details on its design, specifications, connectivity and AI capabilities. The car will...

4 September 2019

SEAT unveils the Cupra Tavascan - its first all-electric SUV

After two teasers, at the end of July and end of August, SEAT finally unveiled the Cupra-branded all-electric SUV. Dubbed Cupra Tavascan, the concept vehicle is "a four-door...

3 September 2019

BMW i3s Edition RoadStyle is announced, less than 1000 units will be produced worldwide

BMW has announced two exclusive editions to its BMW i lineup of electric and PHEV vehicles - the 2020 BMW i3s Edition RoadStyle and the 2020 BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition. The...

2 September 2019

GAC Aion LX with 650 km of NEDC range goes on sale in China in October

Announced on April 16 earlier this year at Auto Shanghai 2019, GAC Aion LX is now ready to market. The vehicle has a drag coefficient of 0.288, wheelbase of 2920 mm and its...

1 September 2019

All Tesla models in China get a 10% exemption in tax

On August 30th, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a list of new energy vehicle models which are exempted from purchase tax (the...

1 September 2019

Fisker teases the interior of its all-electric car, doesn't show much

Fisker has teased the interior of its upcoming all-electric car on Twitter. There's only one render that's quite blurry and does not reveal much. It shows a side mirror seen from...

1 September 2019

Tesla announces that the Model 3 interior is completely leather-free

Environmentalists and animal-rights-conscious drivers will be happy to know that the Tesla Model 3 interior is now completely leather-free. The only element in the Model 3 that...

1 September 2019

Porsche 99X Electric unveiled as Porsche's first Formula E racer, borrows Taycan's powertrain parts

The Tag Heuer Porsche Formula E will participate in the 2019/2020 season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with the Porsche 99X Electric. This happens two years after Porsche...

1 September 2019

Tesla unlocks 150 kW DC charging for its European Superchargers

Minutes ago, Tesla has retweeted a post from a Tesla owner in France who shared information that 150 kW DC charging is now unlocked for European Superchargers. With the retweet...

29 August 2019

Audi might source out EV batteries from BYD

BYD is China's second-biggest batteries supplier and the country's leading manufacturer of electric vehicles. People, who required to stay anonymous, shared with Bloomberg that...

29 August 2019

Hyundai Mobis broke ground of its Ulsan factory for EV components

Yesterday, Hyundai Mobis broke ground of its second plant for EV car components production and it should be ready in early 2021. The site is located in Ulsan, 414 km southeast of...

28 August 2019

Porsche Taycan sets a record at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

Today, Porsche shared some new information about the Taycan prior to its unveiling in September. It looks like the four-door, all-electric Taycan swished through the...

26 August 2019

JAC will unveil the JAC iEV6E Lite tomorrow with a 55 kW motor and a 34.9 kWh battery

JAC has announced that tomorrow it will officially launch the JAC iEV6E Lite. The Lite moniker is directly translated from Chinese as "Youth Edition" and is usually an indication...

26 August 2019

Byton M-Byte will be presented on September 10th at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt

Byton will present the M-Byte at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt next month. The company's press conference is scheduled for September 10th from 11:3- to 11:50 AM. The M-Byte will be on...

26 August 2019

JMC-Ford Territory EV launched in China

Last night, JMC-Ford launched the Ford Territory EV. This is Ford's first pure electric vehicle exclusively for the Chinese market. In terms of design, it is based on the JMC-Ford...

26 August 2019

NIO will make a prototype EV based on ProLogium's solid-state battery pack

ProLogium Technology has announced that it has signed an agreement with NIO in Thailand. Both parties have agreed to build a prototype of an all-electric vehicle that uses...

25 August 2019

Tesla will use LG Chem cells for the Model 3 and Model Y produced in China

Bloomberg cites people familiar with the matter, who said that Tesla will use LG Chem batteries in its Shanghai Gigafactory for the vehicles produced in China. Initially, they...

23 August 2019

LG Chem signs an agreement to secure Li supplies for its EV batteries production

Korean news agency Yonhap reports that LG Chem has signed an agreement with one of the key Chinese producers of lithium to secure lithium hydroxide supplies for its EV batteries...

23 August 2019

2020 Chevy Bolt EV is official, increases range to 259 miles (EPA)

Chevrolet has announced the official specifications of the 2020 Chevy Bolt EV. As no one expected any change in the specifications for the model, the news that the car will offer...

23 August 2019

Porsche Taycan full interior unveiled

Three days ago, Porsche teased the Taycan interior and today the company unveiled the car's interior in full. The clean interior and dashboard of the original Porsche 911 from...

23 August 2019

SEAT teases the Cupra concept, will unveil it on September 2nd

The Cupra Concept is the first BEV of the Cupra brand. Today SEAT teased its interior confirming the concept will be presented on September 2nd. It is obvious that the exterior...

22 August 2019

Continental to present the first fully integrated axle drive for EVs at the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt

Continental has just announced that will present the first fully integrated axle drive for EVs at the Frankfurt auto show in September. This product is scheduled to enter...

22 August 2019

Tesla is checking out locations in Lower Saxony, Germany for its Gigafactory in Europe

According to German media, the Ministry of Economics in Hanover has said that Tesla is looking around Lower Saxony for potential locations for its European Gigafactory. The...

22 August 2019

Hyundai teases the new 45 EV concept car prior to its IAA unveiling in Frankfurt

Hyundai has teased a new BEV concept dubbed 45 prior to its official unveiling at the IAA in Frankfurt next month. This concept car has been "inspired by looking back at the...

22 August 2019

General Motors receives $2M for solid-state battery research from the US Department of Energy

On Friday, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a total investment of $59 million for 43 projects for new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research. General...

21 August 2019

Mercedes-Benz EQV - the world's first all-electric MPV - is official

Today, Daimler announced the world's first all-electric MPV - the Mercedes-Benz EQV. The concept of this model was presented at this year's Geneva auto show and now the series...

20 August 2019

Porsche Taycan interior appears on official photos, arrives with Apple Music built-in

We're ready to get daily Taycan news with the model launch approaching. Today's one is quite interesting because it unveils for the first time the interior of the production...

20 August 2019

Porche Taycan covers 3,425 km in 24h at 42°C peak temperature

Porsche Taycan is about to be unveiled on September 4th and it seems that it is in the final stages of testing and teasing up the audience. In line with Porsche's ambition ever...

19 August 2019

Hyundai will present an all-electric concept car at the IAA in Frankfurt next month

Hyundai has announced that it will present an all-electric concept cat at the IAA in Frankfurt next month. The vehicle embodies Hyundai's envision of the future EV design...

16 August 2019

Tesla Model 3 is now available in South Korea

On Tuesday, Tesla launched the Model 3 in South Korea. The vehicle is priced at 52 million won (US$43,000) excluding the state subsidy of 9 million won. However, with subsidies...

13 August 2019

Polestar 2 has left San Francisco heading to Los Angeles

Polestar 2's North America tour is on full swing. After visiting Seattle at the end of Jule and San Francisco from August 9-11, the all-electric fastback has set its lights on Los...

12 August 2019

MINI Cooper SE has 45,000 registrations 18 days after pre-orders are open

BMW announced the MINI Cooper SE on July 9th and pre-orders for the vehicle were open 10 days later on July 19th. In an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on August...

12 August 2019

BYD Tang EV will visit the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, CA

BYD has announced that its very successful all-electric SUV - the BYD Tang will participate at the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, CA. BYD's ride and drive will be held from...

12 August 2019

Porsche Taycan will be unveiled on September 4th

Porsche Taycan will debut as a production vehicle on September 4th at 3 PM CEST. The company will host three simultaneous events - Germany, Canada, and China. There's a fair...

10 August 2019

The US Department of Energy grants Nikola Motor Company a $1.7 million award

The US Department of Energy grants Nikola Motor Company a $1.7 million award to advance its research into fuel cell membrane electrode assembly (MEA). The joint grant was funded...

8 August 2019

Spy photos of the 2021 Ford F-150 in camouflage

A test vehicle of the 2021 Ford F-150 has been caught in an all-black camouflage that hides the vehicel's details quite effectively. One can only guess that the front fascia is...

8 August 2019

Fisker's all-electric SUV will have a solar-panel roof

In another post on Twitter as of today, Mr Fisker announced that the company will build upon its experience with solar panels embedded on vehicles. Fisker was the first to use a...

8 August 2019

Fisker teases its second EV, might be a pickup truck

The first all-electric vehicles by Fisker has not been launched yet, but Mr Fisker managed to tease the second EV of the brand. He said on Twitter that the vehicle has already...

8 August 2019

Mercedes-Benz and BJEV enhance their cooperation in the field of energy storage systems

Today Daimler via its subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy and BAIC Group via its subsidiary Beijing Electric Vehicle (BJEV) announced that they will enhance their cooperation in the...

8 August 2019

Hyundai is working on its first all-electric race car

Hyundai announced that it has begun working on its first all-electric race car. It has already been designed and built at Hyundai Motorsport's headquarters in Alzenau, Germany and...

7 August 2019

NIO and NIO ES8 Ranked Highest in J.D. Power's Inaugural China New Energy Vehicle Experience Index (NEVXI) Study

The J.D. Power Inaugural China New Energy Vehicle Experience Index (NEVXI) Study gives an insight to the quality of new vehicles by taking into account the problems experienced by...

7 August 2019

Tesla Model S and Model X new orders include free unlimited Supercharging

Tesla has just announced on Twitter that all new Model S and Model X orders include free and unlimited Supercharging. On one hand, this will make a lot of prospective customers...

3 August 2019

British Petroleum and DiDi Chuxing will build an EV charging network in China

British Petroleum and DiDi Chuxing will create a joint venture for the building of an EV charging network in China which is the largest market for electric vehicles. The charging...

3 August 2019

NIO ES6 Night Explorer with a Razer design theme goes official

As promised, NIO and Razer have announced the result of their cross-border partnership - the NIO ES6 Night Explorer. The model will be launched in 88 units in the Chinese market...

3 August 2019

Citroën will launch the C4 with an electric power train and different moniker

According to a Citroën spokesperson who spoke to Carscoops, PSA will launch the C4 again but as an all-electric vehicle. Based on the group's common modular platform (CMP), it...

2 August 2019

Human Horizons unveils the HiPhi 1 with 600 km of range, 2x 200 kW motors (teaser video attached)

Human Horizons is a Chinese startup that has just announced its first production-ready prototype of an all-electric crossover - the HiPhi 1. The press release in English did not...

2 August 2019

Audi e-tron 50 quattro is announced with lower weight, battery capacity and range

Audi has announced a downgraded version of its all-electric SUV - the e-tron. Dubbed Audi e-tron 50 quattro, the vehicles features a 71 kWh battery good for 299 km (186 miles) of...

2 August 2019

NIO will launch the NIO ES6 Night Explorer in cooperation with Razer

Well, this is a "crossborder" cooperation. China carmaker NIO and famous gaming brand Razer will launch the NIO ES6 Night Explorer special edition. NIO has posted on its Weibo...

31 July 2019

BMW iNext to have three versions, X3 will get a BEV variant, i3 will be redesigned in 2022

In a rather lengthy report, Automobilemag unveils some interesting details about the future all-electric BMW vehicles. For starters, BMW i3 will get a redesign in 2022. Codenamed...

30 July 2019

Samsung SDI records robust sales of EV batteries in Europe for Q2 2019

Samsung SDI announced that its Q2 net profit has increased by 53% YoY to 160.2 billion won (US$135 million) due to the jump in sales of mid- and large-sized batteries. All sales...

30 July 2019

Hyundai will probably build an EV factory in Indonesia

The Indonesian news agency, Antara News reported that Hyundai plans to build a factory for electric vehicles in Indonesia. As per the report, Chung Eui-sun, senior vice chairman...

30 July 2019

Tesla Model 3 gets a 5-star safety rating from ANCAP as well (video attached)

Tesla Model 3 is a recent arrival in the Australian and New Zealand markets. ANCAP's report published today announces that the vehicle has received the agency's 5-star rating for...

30 July 2019

Porsche Taycan has registered more than 30,000 reservations

Handelsblatt reports from an event in Zuffenhausen (this is where the main Taycan production plant is set) during which Porsche's HR manager Andreas Haffner has said that "There...

30 July 2019

Volkswagen ID.CROZZ production prototype spy photos

Volkswagen introduced the ID.CROZZ concept in 2017 for the first time. Two years later the camouflaged body of a production prototype has been spotted in Southern Europe. The 4WD...

29 July 2019

Electric vehicle sales in Europe for June 2019

The EV Sales blog has published the monthly stats for Europe. The findings show trends that are observed in other markets such as China, for example. PHEV sales drop, while BEV...

29 July 2019

Audi Hungary will expand electric motor production in its Győr factory

Audi Hungary will expand its electric motor production in its Győr factory. That was announced by Péter Szijjártó, Minister for Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs, and Achim...

28 July 2019

There will be a Gigafactory in Europe in 2021 at the earliest

It looks like Tesla's plans for building a Gigafactory in Europe are quite serious. A month ago, we reported that the company is searching for a location in Europe for a new...

26 July 2019

Honda previews Honda e's dashboard and connectivity options

Today Honda has released a preview of the Honda e dashboard and its connectivity options. The compact urban vehicle offers infotainment and connectivity services concentrated...

25 July 2019

Gigafactory Shanghai to produce 150,000 vehicles per year

The Q2 2019 financial report from Tesla, includes low-res photos of Gigafactory Shanghai as well as some updates on the progress there. The report confirms what has already been...

25 July 2019

Model 3 outsells all gas-powered equivalents in the US in Q2 of 2019, Model Y production is closer

In terms of vehicle production and deliveries, Tesla produced 87,048 vehicles in Q2 of 2019 and delivered 95,356 units. For comparison, it produced ~86,600 vehicles in Q4 of 2018...

25 July 2019

Tesla financial report for Q2 of 2019: revenue as expected, loss per share twice as high as expected

Eight hours ago, Tesla shared its Q2 earnings report. The company's revenue for the period is within expectation - $6,349 billion. However, the loss is twice as high as expected...

25 July 2019

Fisker teases its all-electric car, will cost less than US$40,000

Henrik Fisker has teased on Twitter the front of the upcoming Fisker all-electric car. His post unveiled that he had just seen the vehicle and that it will have a spacious...

24 July 2019

BMW's EV battery plant in the US doubles production volume

Currently, BMW has three battery production facilities - at the Competence Centre for E-drive Production at Plant Dingolfing in Germany, at Plant Spartanburg in the US and at...

24 July 2019

Volkswagen's Zwickau factory will produce 330,000 BEVs per year from 2021 onwards

Volkswagen's Zwickau factory is set to produce 330,000 all-electric vehicles per year from 2021 onwards. These will be six models from the Volkswagen, Audi and Seat brands. VW's...

24 July 2019

An SK Innovation affiliate will soon produce LiBS enough for 2 million EVs per year

SK ie technology Co. has announced will complete new production lines for its lithium-ion battery separator (LiBS) in October, which will be followed by production capacity...

24 July 2019

Hyundai Mobis develops a camera monitor system that will replace side-view mirrors

Hyundai Mobis is South Korea's largest producer of part for autos. On Sunday, the company has announced that it has developed a camera monitor system that will replace side-view...

24 July 2019

Ford demonstrates an all-electric F-150 truck prototype towing 1.25 million lbs

Ford has been quite reluctant about all-electric vehicles until recently. The company does intend to launch 16 BEVs by 2022, however. One of those is the Ford F-150 all-electric...

24 July 2019

SEAT teases an all-electric Cupra concept model

SEAT has teased an all-electric Cupra concept model, currently dubbed A-SUVe. It is expected that the concept will debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September. The Cupra press...

23 July 2019

World Cаr jurors enjoy a private peak of the all-electric Jaguar XJ

The World Car of the Year, World Green Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year awards have been won by Jaguar I-Pace earlier. Now, Jaguar has invited the World Car jurors...

23 July 2019

Rivian starts pre-production of its R1T all-electric pickup truck

In a recent post on Twitter, Rivian has announced that it is "busy making metal." Two of the photos accompanying the post unveil body panels for pre-production of the Rivian R1T...

23 July 2019

The number of NEV models in Europe will more than triple in three years

The Transport & Environment (T&E) group for a "smarter, cleaner transport in Europe" predicts that in the next three years the number of electric car models on the European market...

23 July 2019

Chevrolet Bolt EV sales in Q2 of 2019 increase by 14%

The sales of Chevrolet Bolt EV in the second quarter of this year have increased by 14%. In the US, they are up by 13.84% compared to the Q2 of 2018, while the increase on yearly...

22 July 2019

2023 Audi R8 will have a partial or an all-electric version

Motoring reports that last week, Audi Sport's managing director, Oliver Hoffmann, spoke to Australian journalists in Europe. One of the most interesting pieces of information that...

22 July 2019

MINI Electric pre-orders are now open

If you're eyeing the MINI Electric to be your next car, the following information might be useful. The model is up for pre-order on MINI's UK website (check out the source link)...

19 July 2019

Toyota and BYD will develop BEVs and batteries for the Chinese market

Today, Toyota and BYD announced that they will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the batteries powering them. These vehicles are intended for the Chinese market...

19 July 2019

Hyundai wants to build the Kona EV in its Czech Republic plant

According to Business Korea, Hyundai wants to produce the Kona EV at its Czech factory from the first half of 2020. It is already scheduled to produce the Tucson Hybrid and Tucson...

18 July 2019

China EV sales for June 2019, Tesla Model 3 makes it in top five

The EV Sales blog has published statistics for the Chinese market in June 2019. As a whole, June has been better than May in terms of sales growth. They are up 72% YoY mainly due...

18 July 2019

Samsung SDI to produce battery packs for Volvo's electric trucks

Volvo has just announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Samsung SDI for the joint development of battery packs specifically for Volvo's electric trucks...

18 July 2019

Shanghai-made Model 3 will cost almost as much as the US-made Model 3

Yesterday's high-level Tesla meeting in China has unveiled another piece of interesting information. In addition to saying that Gigafactory 3 is developing faster than expected...

18 July 2019

Lexus will unveil a "design-led, tech-savvy concept car" during the 2019 Tokyo Auto Show

Apparently, Lexus has held a press conference in the past week part of which covered the electric vehicles topic and the company's future in this market. Digital Trends reports...

17 July 2019

Model 3 made in the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai will roll off the production line by the end of 2019

We've reported via various Asian media that Tesla's been recruiting employees for its Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. This has just been confirmed by Twitter user Vincent who regularly...

17 July 2019

Audi will produce the e-tron GT together with the R8 in the Böllinger Höfe plant starting next year

Today Audi has announced that it has begun fitting its Böllinger Höfe plant with everything needed for the production of the Audi e-tron GT. It also produces the Audi R8 super...

17 July 2019

Tesla Model 3 accounted for 16% of the EV battery capacity deployed globally in May 2019

According to the latest Adamas Intelligence "EV Battery Capacity Monthly" report, the Tesla Model 3 has accounted for 16% of the EV battery capacity deployed globally in May 2019...

17 July 2019

Lotus Evija is official with 400 km of range and 2000 ps of target motor power

As promised, Lotus unveiled the Evija - an all-electric hypercar. The press release says this is "is the most powerful series-production road car ever built." The car's project...

17 July 2019

Honda e is Europe and Japan-bound only, other EVs are planned for the US

Automotive News has unveiled that Honda has other plans for the EV market in the US, China and other markets that require larger vehicles and longer range than the current Honda e...

17 July 2019

Elon Musk: "the Tesla full self driving option increasing by ~$1000 on August 16"

Elon Musk has shared on Twitter that the Full Self-Driving package will cost around US$1,000 more on August 16th. He has also added that this complies with earlier information...

17 July 2019