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Tesla Q1 2020 production and delivery report

Tesla has announced that in the first quarter of this year, it has produced almost 103,000 vehicles and delivered approximately 88,400 vehicles. The press release continues saying...

2 April 2020

General Motors and Honda will develop together two BEVs based on GM's global EV platform

General Motors and Honda announced that they will jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles sold under the Honda brand and based on GM's flexible global EV platform powered by...

2 April 2020

South Korean companies gain 42% share from the EV batteries market

According to SNE Research and its data for the global EV battery usage in February 2020, the South Korean companies have gained a total of 42% of the market share, which is deemed...

2 April 2020

Audi e-tron Sportback is launched as planned

Back in November 2019, Audi unveiled the Audi e-tron Sportback at the 2019 LA Auto Show. Today, the company shared some footage and full specifications once again celebrating the...

2 April 2020

Toyota and BYD formed a joint venture for R&D on BEVs

Today, Toyota and BYD announced that the registration of their 50-50% joint venture company is completed. The new company is named BYD Toyota Technology Co., LTD. and will be...

2 April 2020

Volkswagen reports 20,000 orders for the e-up!

In an official press release, Volkswagen disclosed that the demand for electric vehicles in Germany is increasing. The company makes this conclusion based on the orders for its...

30 March 2020

GM's Wuling teases the interior of its first all-electric vehicle, spired by the Kei-Car in Japan

Fice days ago, GM brand Wuling teased the exterior of its first all-electric vehicle. Today, the China-based company teased the interior of the car. Obviously, it is subjected to...

30 March 2020

BYD unveiled its Blade Battery technology for battery safety in electric vehicles

At an online launch event, BYD presented its Blade Battery technology which is focused on battery safety in electric vehicles. Wang Chuanfu, BYD Chairman and President, said that...

30 March 2020

SEAT teases once again the 2020 SEAT Mii Electric

On a number of occasions, SEAT has managed to provide enough details about the Mii Electric which is bound to be launched to the market this year. Today, the brand teased the...

26 March 2020

LG Chem Poland receives a €480 million loan from the European Investment Bank

LG Chem Wroclaw Energy will receive a €480 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The money will be used for the construction and operation of highly automated and...

26 March 2020

Tesla may expand EV production in China amid US facilities shutdown

DigiTimes cites an unnamed report from China, according to which may expand EV production in China. After a certain turmoil with the authorities, Tesla suspended its production in...

25 March 2020

Wuling, a Chinese GM brand, teased its first all-electric vehicle

Wuling, a GM brand in China, published the first official photos of the exterior of its first all-electric vehicle. It unveils an obvious inspiration - the Kei-Car that's widely...

25 March 2020

Xpeng buys out Guangdong Foday Automobile in an attempt to get its own manufacturing license

Xpeng has fully acquired Guangdong Foday Automobile - a Foshan-based car manufacturer. This move is an attempt on behalf of Xpeng to gets its own license for manufacturing cars by...

25 March 2020

MG Motor gives around 100 MG ZS EVs to NHS agencies in the UK

MG Motor UK has announced that it will provide up to 100 electric MG ZS EVs to NHS agencies throughout the UK as they fight the COVID-19 in the country. The vehicles will be...

25 March 2020

Audi reportedly will build an EV batteries assembly plant in Ingolstadt, Germany

South Korean news outlet The Guru reports that according to industry sources, Audi is prepping a battery assembly plant near its production facility in Ingolstadt, Bavaria...

25 March 2020

LG Chem expands Poland plant productivity by 70%

According to the latest reports from South Korea, LG Chem has introduced a production process that can increase the production of EV batteries. The new process increases the...

25 March 2020

South Korean mPLUS looking for clients in Europe for its EV battery tech

mPLUS is a South Korean producer of battery equipment and is mostly supplying notching and stacking equipment. South Korean media, The Elec At a shareholder's meeting the head of...

25 March 2020

Nissan will launch an electric version of all of its models in Japan from H2 2020

According to a report from Nikkei Asia Review, Nissan will start offering an electric version of all of its new and redesigned models in Japan starting in the second half of 2020...

25 March 2020

Mercedes-Benz EQV tested in winter conditions

For several weeks, the development team of Mercedes-Benz has been testing the first purely battery-electric premium MPV from the brand. The tests have been held in Arjeplog...

25 March 2020

Polestar 2 is now in production in China

Polestar has officially announced that the production of the Polestar 2 has begun in Luqiao, China. This is just a month's delay from the previous plans to start in February 2020...

24 March 2020

The next generation of the BMW 7 series will have an all-electric version

BMW has unveiled that the next generation of the BMW 7 Series will be available in four variants - petrol, diesel, PHEV and for the first time - BEV. The latter will be equipped...

18 March 2020

Volkswagen is starting with the second phase of its TRANSFORM 2025+ strategy

Volkswagen has concluded the first phase and is now starting with the second phase of its TRANSFORM 2025+ strategy. This phase is about bringing electric vehicles for the masses...

18 March 2020

LG Chem will supply between 10GWh and 13GWh of EV batteries to Tesla Gigafactory 3

Various Korean media report that LG Chem will supply between 10GWh and 13GWh of EV batteries to Tesla for its Gigafactory in China. This exceeds CATL's supply to Tesla in China...

16 March 2020

The APEX AP-0 all-electric concept sports car goes official

APEX was supposed to unveil the APEX AP-0 EV concept at 12:45 CET on March 3, 2020, during the Geneva International Motor Show 2020. However, due to the cancellation of the show...

16 March 2020

NIO February 2020 delivery numbers, 2019 financial results to be announced on March 18

Today NIO unveiled its February 2020 numbers. According to the report, NIO delivered 707 vehicles in February 2020, including 671 NIO ES6 units and 36 NIO ES8 units. Deliveries of...

10 March 2020

Samsung unveils a new solid-state battery tech for a range of up to 800 km and increased safety

The Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology unveiled a study of a solid-state battery that can run 800 km on a single charge and can be safely re-charged more than 1,000 times...

10 March 2020

BMW publishes the official MINI Cooper SE specifications valid as of March 2020

Today is the launch date of the all-electric MINI - the MINI Cooper SE. As expected, BMW has provided a detailed specifications list for this vehicle without differentiating the...

9 March 2020

Mazda UK opens the pre-order books for the all-electric Mazda MX-30 First Edition

Launching in March 2021, Mazda MX-30 First Edition will be priced from £26,995. This 'On the road' retail price includes the £3,500 Plug-in Car grant. The all-new Mazda MX-30...

9 March 2020

Volkswagen ID.4 will go on sale within the next 12 months, will be produced in USA, Germany, China

After confirming that the series-production version of the ID.CROZZ will be named ID.4 and shining some light on its launch schedule, Volkswagen is now providing some more details...

5 March 2020

GM will launch 2021 Chevy Bolt EV, 2022 Bolt EUV, Cadillac Lyriq and GMC HUMMER EV

In addition to unveiling its new modular platform for EVs and the new Ultium battery system, today General Motors announced that four of its brands will be launching new EVs...

4 March 2020

GM unveils a new modular EV platform and new Ultium battery system

At a dedicated event today, GM unveiled a new EV platform and a new Ultium battery system. The heart of GM's strategy is a modular propulsion system and a highly flexible...

4 March 2020

BMW Concept i4 official photos

Earlier today, BMW unveiled the BMW Concept i4 during an online event and even teased the BMW iX3. Now the official photos of the BMW Concept i4 are avaialble and share them with...

3 March 2020

Dacia Spring previews Dacia's first all-electric model

As promised, Renault unveiled the Dacia Spring which previews the brand's first all-electric model a four-seat city car. Dacia promises this is the start of an "affordable...

3 March 2020

Volkswagen elaborates on the ID.4 (ID.CROZZ)

Volkswagen has now confirmed that what has been so far known as the ID.CROZZ will be named ID.4 in the form of a series production SUV. It will be launched this year. The model...

3 March 2020

Hyundai unveils the Prophecy Concept EV, its portfolio will include 44 electrified vehicles

Hyundai has just unveiled the Prophecy Concept EV. It embodies Hyundai's "Sensuous Sportiness" design concept defined by the harmony among four fundamental elements in vehicle...

3 March 2020

Honda unveiled the e:PROGRESS - its first commercial Energy Management service

Honda has today announced its first commercial Energy Management service under the new brand e:PROGRESS. The service will come to the market in 2020 and will include a smart...

3 March 2020

BMW iX3 teased during the BMW press conference

BMW unveiled details about the upcoming BMW iX3 back in December 2019 and today it teased the model with a photo during its BMW Concept i4 press conference. The BMW iX3 will be...

3 March 2020

Mercedes-Benz will launch the EQA later this year and the EQV will follow this summer

The Mercedes-Benz conference has unveiled a number of interesting details about the brand and its plans for an electrified future. For starters, Mercedes-Benz is electrifying its...

3 March 2020

The BMW Concept i4 goes official with a range of up to 600 km, 530 horsepower

The BMW Concept i4 is BMW's first pure-electric Gran Coupe and it has just been unveiled. "The BMW Concept i4 brings electrification to the core of the BMW brand," says Adrian van...

3 March 2020

Byton unveils M-Byte launch plans for Europe, pre-order books will open in H2 2020

Byton has unveiled its launch plans for the M-Byte in Europe. The first countries to get it will be Switzerland, Germany, Norway, France, Netherlands and Sweden. This should...

3 March 2020

LG Chem has purchased a Turkish plant in Poland for EV batteries production

LG Chem has announced that it has purchased a plant in Poland that belonged to the Turkish TV brand Vestel. The deal for acquiring the television assembly factory was for US$31.4...

3 March 2020

Automobili Pininfarina Battista Anniversario goes official, only 5 units will be made

Automobili Pininfarina Battista Anniversario is created to celebrate 90 years since Battista 'Pinin' Farina created the legendary Pininfarina coachbuilder and design house. This...

2 March 2020

EVgo opened its 800th fast charging location

EVgo announced today the opening of its 800th fast charging location. The new four 150kW EVgo fast charger station is located at a Sheetz convenience store in Chantilly, VA, and...

2 March 2020

2022 Fisker Ocean stars in a teaser video, more specifications unveiled

The Fisker Ocean was supposed to debut in Europe tomorrow but the GIMS cancellation forced it, just like any other auto manufacturer, to confine to virtual announcements only...

2 March 2020

Renault unveiled its MORPHOZ electric concept car

As promised, Renault unveiled its MORPHOZ electric concept car. However, this happened only via a press release due to the cancellation of the Geneva International Motor Show. The...

2 March 2020

Audi e-tron S models will be the first electric cars worldwide with three motors in mass production

Audi has presented the drive concept for e-tron S models. It employs a cooling system that makes it possible to achieve full boost power of 370 kW and 973 Nm of torque in...

28 February 2020

The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) is cancelled

The 90th edition of the GIMS, which was supposed to welcome the media from next Monday and the general public from 5 to 15 March 2020, will now finally not take place. This is a...

28 February 2020

Only 5 EV battery suppliers account for 78% of the global cobalt demand in 2019

Adamas Intelligence reports that in 2019, over 14,400 tonnes of cobalt were deployed globally in batteries of newly sold passenger BEVs, PHEVs, and HEVs. This is a 34% YoY...

28 February 2020

Rivian and Samsung SDI are probably in talks for EV battery supply

Korea Herald reports that according to industry sources, Rivian is in talks with Samsung SDI for battery supply. This has been made as a conclusion after high-ranking officials of...

27 February 2020

BMW iNEXT moves on to the next level of testing in the deserts of South Africa

BMW iNEXT is right on track with its testing phase. At present, the vehicle traverses the Kalahari desert in South Africa and is subjected to plenty of challenges related to...

27 February 2020

BMW teases the BMW Concept i4, will debut at the Geneva Motor Show

The BMW Group will unveil its first pure-electric Gran Coupe on 3 March 2020 at the Geneva Motor Show. "The BMW Concept i4 brings electrification to the core of the BMW brand,"...

26 February 2020

Mercedes EQA winter testing photos, new compact PHEVs will debut in Geneva next month

The production version of the all-electric sibling of the GLA - the Mercedes-Benz EQA - will have its première before the end of the year. This is what Mercedes-Benz announced...

26 February 2020

Polestar Precept with sustainable materials and advanced HMI technology is unveiled

Polestar will showcase the Polestar Precept at the Geneva International Motor Show next month. This is a fully electric four-door grand tourer that employs sustainable materials...

26 February 2020

LG Chem will supply batteries to Lucid Motors

The standard versions of Lucid Air will use LG Chem batteries. That was announced earlier by Lucid Motors. Under the agreement, the Korean giant will supply battery cells to Lucid...

24 February 2020

Northvolt uses battery-making equipment from Lead China

South Korean media report that Northvolt uses battery-making equipment from Lead China. This has obviously worried South Korean manufacturers who feel the strong competition from...

24 February 2020

GM updates Energy Assist in the myChevrolet mobile app

General Motors has announced several updates to the Energy Assist feature in the myChevrolet mobile app for Chevrolet Bolt EV owners. The app is now displaying dynamic data from...

20 February 2020

Mercedes-Benz will showcase the VISION AVTR at the "Meet Mercedes" event in Geneva

Mercedes unveiled the VISION AVTR at CES 2020 at the beginning of January and today the company announced that the European debut of this futuristic concept is scheduled for the...

20 February 2020

Yamaha Motor accepts orders for its high-performance electric motor prototype for EVs

Yamaha Motor is now accepting orders for its high-performance electric motor prototype for EVs. While being very compact, the motor is capable of up to 200 kW power output thanks...

20 February 2020

Lotus Evija enters production stage

Lotus has announced that it readies the new manufacturing facility of the Evija all-electric hypercar for final prototype production. Series production and first customer...

20 February 2020

Renault will present the MORPHOZ EV concept, Twingo Z.E. and an all-electric Dacia

Renault has announced that it will have a 100% electrified stand during the press days of the Geneva Motor Show in March with a full range of 8 vehicles, including the world...

20 February 2020

Volkswagen will launch a new sales model for the ID. family in April

Volkswagen and "Volkswagen und Audi Partnerverband" will deploy a new sales model for the all-electric ID. family in Germany that will come into effect in April. How does it work...

20 February 2020

Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept will be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show in March

After making a formal Europe announcement of the Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept and the Lexus UX300e a month ago, Toyota announced that it will showcase the Lexus LF-30...

20 February 2020

Porsche Turbo Charing is Europe's most powerful rapid-charging park

Porsche has launched in Leipzig Europe's most powerful rapid-charging park called Porsche Turbo Charging. The total capacity of the Saxon facility, which includes six internal...

20 February 2020

BASF announced a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany

BASF announced a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany. This is just one step of the multi-step investment plan of the company to support the European EV...

14 February 2020

Hyundai teases the Prophecy - an all-electric concept that will debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2020

Hyundai has released a teaser of a new EV concept - the bHyundai Prophecy. The vehicle will debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2020 on March 3, at 11:45 CEST, Stand 4252 / Hall 4. It...

14 February 2020

Škoda Enyaq is the name of the first MEB-based all-electric vehicle by Škoda

Škoda has announced the name of the first MEB-based all-electric vehicle by the brand. The Škoda Enyaq is derived from the Irish "Enya" which means "source of life" with the...

14 February 2020

Automobili Pininfarina starts the Battista Hypercar Development Programme

Automobili Pininfarina has announced the start of the Battista Hypercar Development Programme. The dynamic mule testing has begun, with hand-crafted production of the first...

14 February 2020

Ford launches the Mustang Mach-E in Europe, will introduce at least 18 EVs in Europe by the end of 2021

Ford has launched the Mustang Mach-E during its "Go Electric" event in London yesterday. This model will lead a fleet of at least 18 new electrified vehicles, which Ford plans on...

14 February 2020

The APEX AP-0 EV concept will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on March 3

Global sports car brand, APEX, will unveil new UK-engineered EV concept at 12:45 CET on March 3, 2020, during the Geneva International Motor Show 2020 on stand 2047. The new EC...

14 February 2020

Hyundai and Canoo will jointly develop a platform for upcoming Hyundai and Kia EVs

Hyundai and Canoo announced their plans to jointly develop an electric vehicle (EV) platform based on Canoos proprietary skateboard design for future Hyundai and Kia EVs. Canoo is...

12 February 2020

Volkswagen and E.ON present the prototype of a new, flexible ultra-fast charging station

Volkswagen and E.ON have presented the prototype of a new, flexible ultra-fast charging station, which will be unveiled in Essen. This new tech will make possible the creation of...

11 February 2020

The Nikola Badger is a FCEV or BEV pickup truck with 600 miles of range

Nikola has announced its first electric pick-up truck - the Nikola Badger. It will be available in a FCEV (Fuel-Cell Electric) and BEV (Battery-Electric) variant. The vehicle will...

10 February 2020

Hyundai Lafesta EV will be launched on February 18 in China

The all-electric Hyundai Lafesta EV will be launched on February 18. This vehicle packs a 56.5 kWh battery from CATL for 490 km of range (NEDC). It can be DC charged from 0 to 80%...

10 February 2020

IBM and Mercedes are a step closer to the next-generatino Li-S batteries

A couple of months ago, IBM Research announced it has discovered three new materials extracted from seawater for EV batteries. This research included Mercedes, Central Glass...

10 February 2020

The Ford Mustang Mach-E will be first delivered to Europe

A forum member of the Mach-E Club has managed to attend a Q&A session at the Chicago Auto Show with Jason Mase who is responsible for the Ford Electrification Marketing Strategy...

10 February 2020

Volvo Car and Geely consider combining their businesses

In a press release from today, Volvo Car said that it is pondering on combining its business with Geely Automobile as this will "accelerate financial and technological synergies...

10 February 2020

NIO unveils January 2020 results, donates RMB 5 million for the fight against the coronavirus

Earlier today, NIO provided its January 2020 delivery results. For the first month of this year, the company has delivered 1,598 vehicles which is 11.5% down compared to the same...

10 February 2020

Samsung SDI and Glencore sign a 5-year contract for cobalt supply

Samsung SDI and Glencore have signed an agreement for a cobalt hydroxide supply according to which Glencore will provide up to 21,000 tonnes of cobalt contained in cobalt...

10 February 2020

Fisker Ocean has thousands of reservations, will be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show

Fisker Ocean will make its European debut on March 3 during the Geneva International Motor Show. The vehicle was unveiled at CES 2020 in Las Vegas and won more than nine awards...

10 February 2020

Lucid Motors teases the Lucid Air in a new video

Lucid Motors highlighted the production version of the Lucid Air in a video ahead of the pure-electric sedan's global debut in New York in April. The video unveils the name of the...

10 February 2020

Global EV Battery market share, Korean companies on the rise, CATL and Panasonic lead

SNE Research has come up with the annual global EV battery usage for 2019. The data is based on information about the sales of electric vehicles (EV, PHEV, HEV) in 76 countries...

10 February 2020

Samsung SDI makes a JV with EcoProBM to streamline cathode supplies

The Elec cites a report, according to which, Samsung SDI will make a joint venture with EcoProBM - a Korean battery cathode supplier. The goal is to streamline the supply of...

8 February 2020

Germany will build a 24GWh/y EV battery plant in Opel's site in Kaiserslautern

Yesterday, the German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier, Prime Minister Malu Dreyer and Minister of Economics Dr. Volker Wissing visited Kaiserslautern in...

8 February 2020

Volkswagen will increase its own EV battery production to 24 GWh per year

Various German media report that Volkswagen plans on increasing its own EV battery production to 24 GWh per year. Its Salzgitter plant is made for 16GWh but VW plans to make an...

8 February 2020

Citroen teases a new electric vehicle, will unveil more on February 27

Citroen took to social media to tease a new electric vehicle. Announcing that "In 2020, Citroën makes electric mobility accessible to all!", the brand's official Facebook stage...

8 February 2020

Mercedes-Benz India showcases the EQC 400 4MATIC Edition 1886, will launch the EQC in India in April

At Auto Expo 2020 in India, the local branch of Mercedes-Benz showcases the EQC 400 4MATIC Edition 1886 - the forerunner of Mercedes-Benz's new product brand EQ for electric...

8 February 2020

MG Motor India unveils a mini EV - the MG E200, a re-badged Baojun E200

MG Motor India has presented the MG E200 at the Auto Expo 2020. This is actually a re-badged Baojun E200 - a mini EV with two seats. It arrives with a 29 kW motor, 110 Nm of...

8 February 2020

Mahindra presents its MESMA 350 EV platform and three EVs at Auto Expo 2020 in India

At Auto Expo 2020 in India, Mahindra presented its MESMA 350 EV platform and three EVs. The Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture (MESMA 350) is the company's electric...

8 February 2020

Haima announced the Bird Electric EV1 for India in cooperation with Bird Electric at Auto Expo 2020

Haima Automobile is a Chinese automaker which has announced that it enters the Indian market with its Bird Electric EV1 battery electric vehicle. The five-seat hatchback will cost...

8 February 2020

Toyota and Panasonic established a JV for the production of EV batteries

Toyota and Panasonic have announced the establishing a 51:49 joint-venture which will focus on the development, manufacture, and sales of automotive prismatic batteries...

3 February 2020

Hyundai will start producing the Kona Electric in Europe, tripling its availability in the local market

Hyundai has announced that it will drastically reduce delivery times for Kona Electric in Europe resulting in tripling the availability of the model in the local market. This will...

30 January 2020

The all-electric Hummer pickup truck from GM will have 1,000 hp

GM Authority has received some insider's information about the upcoming electric Hummer pickup. This will be one of the all-electric trucks and SUVs GM is working on and which...

30 January 2020

Rivian and Lincoln work together on Lincoln's first electric vehicle

Rivian and Lincoln have announced that they are working together on Lincoln's first electric vehicle, which will be based on Rivian's skateboard platform. The vehicle will...

30 January 2020

Tesla Model Y range increases to 315 miles, first deliveries are scheduled for March

In its Q4 and FY2019 update, Tesla unveiled, among other things, that the Tesla Model Y range is increased from 280 miles to 315 miles. Moreover, the production ramp of Model Y...

30 January 2020

LG Chem will begin mass production of EV batteries with a 6 μm copper foil for increased energy density

South Korean media report that LG Chem has succeeded in upgrading its EV battery production process. The upgrade is the applying of an ultra-thin (6 μm) copper foil used as a...

29 January 2020

GM teases its upcoming electric pickup truck, production is scheduled for late 2021

Today, Mark Reuss, GM president, announced that Detroit-Hamtramck will be GM's first fully-dedicated, electric vehicle assembly plant, producing electric trucks, SUVs and the...

27 January 2020

Honda e prices and specifications, features, trim levels

This morning, Honda has officially listed all the official specifications, features and trim levels for the Honda e. The prices have been known ever since the model's announcement...

27 January 2020

Total will install around 20,000 EV charging points for the Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric

Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric has made an agreement with Total which will install and operate up to 20,000 new public charging points in the Netherlands, in the three...

23 January 2020

The new Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio will be Maserati's first BEVs

Following the September 2019 announcement that all new Maserati models will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems, today the company announced that the Maserati...

23 January 2020

2020 smart EQ fortwo and smart EQ forfour UK prices are announced

The smart EQ series is now on sale in the UK and the local smart website has listed the official prices. Here they are for the basic trims of the models: 2020 smart EQ fortwo...

23 January 2020

Lucid Air is available for reservation in select European countries

Today, Lucid Motors opened the reservations books for its Lucid Air sports sedan in select European countries. For the equivalent of $1,000 USD, customers in Austria, Belgium...

22 January 2020

BMW is second after Tesla in new registrations of EVs and PHEVs for 2019 in Europe

BMW cites an IHS Markit research, according to which the brand is second after Tesla in overall new registrations of EV and PHEV vehicles for 2019 in Europe. Tesla has a market...

22 January 2020

Volkswagen plans to sell 28 million BEVs worldwide by 2028, more than 50% of those - in China

Volkswagen entered the Chinese market some 40 years ago and since then, has sold more than 42 million cars in China. Currently, the Group sells around 40% of its cars in China...

20 January 2020

Volkswagen to buy 20% of Guoxuan - an EV batteries manufacturer in China

Reuters cites two sources who shared that Volkswagen intends to buy 20% of Guoxuan High-tech Co. Ltd. - a Chinese manufacturer of EV batteries. This will happen in the coming...

17 January 2020

Honda and Moixa install five bi-directional V2G chargers outside the Islington Town Hall

Honda announced its partnership with electric car charging software firm Moixa at the Geneva Motor Show in the spring of 2019. It is also a leading shareholder in Moixa as of May...

17 January 2020

Audi invests €100 million for charging stations on its own sites

Today Audi announced that it will invest about EUR 100 million for the establishment of more than 4500 charging points for EVs on its own sites. This independent concept is the...

17 January 2020

FCA and Foxconn are in talks for potential manufacturing of BEVs in China

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) officially confirmed that it is in a discussion process with Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.) regarding the potential creation of an...

17 January 2020

NIO releases an official response for the purported investment interest on behalf of GAC Group

NIO has released an official response for the purported investment interest on behalf of GAC Group. Here we cite the full announcement from NIO without any alterations: "NIO Inc...

16 January 2020

SK Innovation expands its investment in its Georgia, US battery plant

At the end of 2018, SK Innovation decided to build a 9.8GWh/year EV battery plant in Commerce, Jackson County, Georgia. After the groundbreaking ceremony in March last year, the...

16 January 2020

General Motors is in the process of purchasing a site in Lordstown, OH for its EV battery plant

In early December 2019, LG Chem and General Motors announced their plans to build an EV battery plant in the Lordstown area of Northeast Ohio. Now various Detroit media report...

16 January 2020

Enevate introduces its 4th generation of fast-charging battery tech

Enevate is a company that develops a fast charging tech for EV batteries. Backed by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi via Alliance Ventures since November 2018, it now unveils its 4th...

15 January 2020

Amazon launches 10 Mercedes-Benz eVito vans in Munich

10 Mercedes-Benz eVito vans with full Amazon branding on them are now circulating the streets in central Munich. All are the long body variant of the eVito (5370 mm wheelbase)...

15 January 2020

Volvo will expand its Ridgeville, SC campus with a battery plant for the electric XC90 SUV

The Post and Courier reports that Volvo will expand its Ridgeville, SC campus with a battery plant for the electric XC90. This contains two news, actually. The first is for the...

15 January 2020

GAC Group plans to invest USD 1 billion in NIO

On January 15, Chinese media reported that GAC Group plans to invest 1 billion US dollars in NIO. It is believed that with the launch and delivery of the NIO EC6, the brand's...

15 January 2020

KIA's Plan S includes the launch of 11 EVs by 2025, targets a 6.6% global EV market share

KIA held a special press conference yesterday, during which it presented its "Plan S" - the mid- and long-term strategies of the company to establish a leadership position in the...

15 January 2020

Lexus announces its Lexus Electrified strategy and LF-30 Electrified Concept in Europe

Lexus has made a formal launch in Europe of its "Lexus Electrified" strategy, the Lexus UX 300e and the LF-30 Electrified Concept. With "Lexus Electrified", the Japanese premium...

15 January 2020

The Lexus UX 300e receives a formal announcement for Europe

At the Tokyo Motor Show 2019, Lexus unveiled its global electrification strategy "Lexus Electrified", which enables integrated powertrain, steering, suspension and brake control...

15 January 2020

Neuron EV unveils the VEGA all-electric CUV

Earlier today, Neuron EV a pure electric crossover utility vehicle dubbed VEGA, which stands for Versatile Electric Grand Automobile. It is built on Neuron EV's modular electric...

13 January 2020

More Fisker Ocean specifications and features emerge

After the official launch of the Fisker Ocean at CES 2020, Henrik Fisker unveiled more details about the actual specifications of the vehicle. Fisker Ocean specifications and...

13 January 2020

The Sony Vision-S Prototype is created for safety, comfort, entertainment and adaptability

The Sony Vision-S Prototype is created for safety, comfort, entertainment and adaptability. The all-electric concept car happened to be a great surprise as no-one expected Sony to...

8 January 2020

The VISION AVTR concept by Mercedes is inspired by the Avatar film

Well, it's CES time in Las Vegas, meaning it's concepts time for automakers. This year, Mercedes-Benz has gone wild with its VISION AVTR concept. The extremely futuristic and...

8 January 2020

Audi AI:ME concept, Q4 e-tron concept and E-Tron Sportback are on display at CES 2020

The Audi AI:ME concept was unveiled at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. The "visionary mobility concept for the megacities of the future" has a compact body and futuristic interior...

8 January 2020

2020 Hyundai Kona EV is now on sale in South Korea

2020 Hyundai Kona EV is now on sale in South Korea. Some of the new model year upgrades include a 10.25-inch navigation system, an air filtration system, heated second-row seats...

8 January 2020

A new lithium-sulfur battery for a range of 1000 km is announced

The Monash University of Australia has announced that its researchers have developed "the world's most efficient lithium-sulphur battery". In more specific terms, their product...

8 January 2020

The Nissan Ariya Concept all-electric crossover is showcased at CES 2020

The Nissan Ariya Concept debuts in North America at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas. This all-electric crossover features Nissan's latest electric drive technology - the e-4ORCE...

8 January 2020

Nissan unveils its e-4ORCE twin-motor AWD system for EVs at CES 2020

Nissan has presented its e-4ORCE dual-motor AWD system for EVs at CES 2020. The main benefits from it are that it delivers instant torque to all four wheels for predictable power...

8 January 2020

Fisker Ocean is official, two other Fisker vehicles are in the works

As promised, Fisker Ocean has been officially unveiled at CES 2020. Exact specifications are missing entirely. Only the target range of 250-300 miles has been re-confirmed and...

5 January 2020

Hyundai and Kia EV exports increase by more than 100% YoY in 2019

Hyundai and Kia report that their combined EV exports more than doubled last year. More specifically, the accumulative exports of both brands amount to 63,414 units in 2019 and...

5 January 2020

ProLogium will showcase its advanced MAB solid-state battery pack at CES 2020

ProLogium Technology is a battery manufacturer from Taiwan which claims it has been able to overcome some of the challenges in developing solid-state batteries for EVs, electric...

4 January 2020

Fisker Ocean will be unveiled at a private event on January 5

Fisker has officially announced that the Fisker Ocean will be unveiled on January 5 at 11:30 AM PST during a private event for reservation holders. The event will be live-streamed...

4 January 2020

LG Chem will use equipment from Lead China for cylindrical batteries that might be used in Tesla cars

According to industry insiders, LG Chem will source winding and stacking process equipment from Lead China for its Nanjing battery plant. These are used for cylindrical and pouch...

4 January 2020

Tesla Q4 2019 production and deliveries numbers

Tesla has announced its Q42019 numbers for produced and delivered vehicles. The total production volume is almost 105,000 units and the deliveries mark another record - 112,000...

3 January 2020

Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus in China is discounted to CNY 299,050

Tesla China celebrates the first produced and delivered Model 3 vehicles in the country with a price cut in the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus. Now this version of the model...

3 January 2020

BMW i3 Urban Suite will be unveiled at CES 2020

BMW is planning to unveil the new BMW i3 Urban Suite at CES, providing a mobility experience perfectly tailored to the needs of drivers and passengers. The BMW i3 Urban Suite has...

3 January 2020

Tesla Model Y Standard Range RWD is now available for order in China

The Tesla Model Y Standard Range RWD is now available for order in China. Three versions of the model are listed on the Chinese Tesla website and here they are: Tesla Model Y...

3 January 2020

BYD teases the BYD Han EV sedan with up to 500 km of range (NEDC)

BYD has teased the design of its upcoming BYD Han. The vehicle will have a pure electric and an ICE version. It will be the new flagship sedan from the brand. The pure-electric...

2 January 2020

BMW i3 will remain in production until 2024 at least

BMW i3 was launched in 2013 and has become quite successful over time with more than 165,000 units being sold worldwide to date. In the press release, BMW confirms that it "will...

2 January 2020

SK Innovation will present EV batteries and technologies that will go beyond EV applications

SK Innovation will participate in CES 2020, the world's largest consumer electronics and IT exhibition, which will be held in Las Vegas, USA from January 7 to 10. Its booth is...

2 January 2020

Reservations for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E First Edition are full

Reservations for the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Edition are officially full. This has been confirmed by Ford in a press release. The company has also released some other...

31 December 2019

SK Group will showcase innovative technologies that will shape the future of mobility at CES 2020

SK Group including SK Innovation, SK Telecom, SK Hynix, SKC, will showcase innovative technologies that will shape the future of mobility at CES 2020, the world's largest consumer...

30 December 2019

The Chinese EV battery sector is bound to restructuring

OptimumNano Energy has filed for bankruptcy and liquidation with a court in Shenzen. This is the company that first commercialized EV batteries with a 26.6% market share in 2015...

27 December 2019

Volkswagen passes the 250,000 units mark for EVs, increases production forecast for the next 5 years

Today Volkswagen announced that it increases production forecast of electric cars for the next 5-year period. The group is investing €33 billion in electromobility throughout the...

27 December 2019

Rivian announces $1.3 billion funding round led by T. Rowe Price

At the end of December, Rivian has closed its fourth round of investment for 2019. It amounts to $1.3 billion with main participants in the round being Amazon, Ford Motor Company...

26 December 2019

Hitachi has developed a stereo camera for automatic emergency braking at intersections

Hitachi Automotive Systems has developed a stereo camera that enables Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) at intersections relying on a stereo camera alone by combining distant...

26 December 2019

Volkswagen unveils autonomous robots for mobile EV charging

Volkswagen Group Components has unveiled its latest work - a prototype of a mobile charging robot that drives to the electric car completely autonomously after being started via...

26 December 2019

IBM Research discovered three new materials extracted from seawater for EV batteries

IBM Research has announced a breakthrough in EV batteries materials research. It has come up with "three new and different proprietary materials, which have never before been...

18 December 2019

The purely electric BMW iX3 goes official with a WLTP range of 440 km

BMW has just announced details about the BMW iX3. The pure electric vehicles will be fitted with a 74 kWh (net capacity) battery pack that will be good for a range of 440 km on...

18 December 2019

2020 KIA e-Niro 4 offers several upgrades over the 2019 KIA e-Niro 64 kWh

KIA UK has announced that for MY2020 it will launch an upgraded version of the e-Niro 64 kWh. The 2020 KIA e-Niro 4 has almost the same specifications as the model from the...

17 December 2019

MINI Electric has an estimated EPA range of 110 miles (177 km)

The MINI Electric is already available for pre-order in the US. However, the MINI USA website states that the estimated EPA range of the model is 110 miles which equals to 177 km...

17 December 2019

Fisker Ocean will make its public debut at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas

It's official - Fisker Ocean will make its public debut at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas next month. The vehicle on display will be "a complete production-intent prototype sitting on...

12 December 2019

Porsche Taycan Turbo receives an EPA-rated range of 201 miles (323.5 km)

EPA has listed the 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo on its website unveiling its rating for the model's range - 201 miles, which translates to 323.478 km. The combined energy consumption...

11 December 2019

Porsche has 10,000 sale contracts for the Taycan as part of more than 30,000 reservations

In an interview with the German newspaper Handelsblatt, Porsche's CEO Oliver Blume was quite optimistic for the company's future. In addition to creating 2,000 new jobs this year...

11 December 2019

BMW secures sustainable lithium supplies for battery cells

BMW has announced that it has signed a supply contract with Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. based in Jiangxi (China) which extracts lithium by mining hard-rock deposits in Australia...

11 December 2019

MG Motor India launches the MG ZS in the local market

MG Motor India has launched the MZ ZS EV in the local market. The model is equipped with a 44.5 kWh battery from CATL with a liquid cooling system that ensures up to 340 km of...

6 December 2019

LG Chem and General Motors officially confirm EV battery plant construction in Ohio

It's official: General Motors has officially confirmed its plans to make a joint venture with LG Chem for building an EV battery plant in Ohio. The two companies will invest a...

5 December 2019

Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S has an 11 kW onboard charger and employs a total of 288 cells in a 408V system

Volkswagen has announced that its Brunswick plant is where the batteries for all vehicles based on the MEB platform are and will be produced. It plans to output up to 500,000...

5 December 2019

SK Innovation's EV battery plant in China is ready

SK Innovation has confirmed that its first EV battery plant in China is completed. A completion ceremony was held in Changzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu and was...

5 December 2019

LG Chem and General Motors have reportedly agreed on building an EV battery plant in Ohio

According to Reuters, LG Chem and General Motors have agreed to build an EV battery manufacturing joint venture in the United States. The two sides will participate equally in the...

5 December 2019

The Nikola TRE maquette has been unveiled, official launch is scheduled for next year

Last night, three months after Nikola and Iveco plus FPT announced their partnership, the companies have jointly unveiled the Nikola TRE maquette. This means it is way before...

4 December 2019

SK Innovation signs a contract with the world's top cobalt producer

SK Innovation signed a contract with Glencore of Switzerland, the world's No. 1 cobalt producer, to purchase about 30,000 tons of cobalt for the period from 2020 to 2025. This is...

4 December 2019

Lucid Motors officially brakes ground for its Casa Grande, AR plant

Yesterday, Lucid Motors officially marked the start of the construction of its Casa Grande, Arizona facility together with the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, the Arizona Commerce...

3 December 2019

Kia promises stable supply of the 2020 Kia Soul EV and the 2030 Kia Niro EV

Kia Motors UK launches its all-electric vehicles for the model year 2020 with the promises that battery shortage issues have been solved and that the company is ready to ensure...

3 December 2019

SK Innovation is aiming to diversify the supply of battery notching equipment

South Korean media report that SK Innovation is aiming to diversify the supply of battery notching equipment. Ultimately, this will help the company to ensure stable long-term...

3 December 2019

BMW will invest 400 million euros for the Dingolfing plant where the BMW iNEXT will be produced

BMW has announced a 400 million euro investment in its Dingolfing plant in Lower Bavaria. The site will be re-structured for the production of electric vehicles, including the...

2 December 2019

The GAC ENO.146 is an all-electric car with a 0.146 drag coefficient

At the Guangzhou Auto Show, GAC Group has showcased the all-electric GAC ENO.146. The .146 in the name stands for the drag coefficient of the vehicle which is one of the lowest in...

29 November 2019

Audi invests €37 billion euro for the next five years, €12 billion euro are for electromobility alone

Audi has announced an increased upfront investment in electromobility for the next five years. The company plans to invest €37 billion euro in research and development, property...

29 November 2019

BMW and Great Wall will build the future Mini E models in China

Today, BMW announced that it will build the future electric Mini models in China together with Great Wall. The two companies have launched the Spotlight Automotive Limited - a...

29 November 2019

2020 Audi e-tron gets an update, increases range by 25 km

This morning Audi has announced that after a number of hardware and software updates, the 2020 Audi e-tron is now able to offer 25 km more range than its predecessors. For...

28 November 2019

Reservations for the 2022 Fisker Ocean are now open

As promised, today Fisker opened the reservations for the 2020 Fisker Ocean all-electric SUV. The vehicle features "vegan interior and recycled materials throughout" and will...

27 November 2019

Tesla Cybertruck official specifications, prices and trim comparison

The Tesla Cybertruck got unveiled today with a striking design, impressive range and features. We have managed to compile in one place all the official specifications and features...

22 November 2019

South Korean EV batteries manufacturers increase market share

According to a report from SNE Research, cited by Yonhap, the South Koream manufacturers of EV batteries experienced an increase in their market shares. LG Chem takes the third...

22 November 2019

Hyundai Lafesta EV and Kia K3 EV will launch in China next year

Hyundai and Kia will aim to strengthen their positions in the EV market in China next year with the launch of two battery-electric vehicles - the Hyundai Lafesta EV and the Kia K3...

22 November 2019

Toyota premiers in China the first Lexus EV - the Lexus UX 300e

Toyota has unveiled its first battery electric vehicle under the Lexus brand. The Lexus UX 300e will be displayed at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, which will...

21 November 2019

Tesla Cybertruck is official with up to 500+ miles of range

The Tesla Cybertruck unveil was concise and informative. Elon Musk shared Tesla wanted to do something different with the design of the third best selling type of vehicles in the...

21 November 2019

Audi launches the e-tron and the Q2L e-tron in China

At a grand event in Shenzhen, Audi launched the Audi e-tron and the Audi Q2L e-tron for the Chinese market. Mr. Shi Tao, General Manager of FAW-Volkswagen Audi Sales Division...

21 November 2019

BMW and Samsung SDI make a 2.9 bln-euro EV battery supply deal, increases CATL deliveries as well

BMW South Korea announced that BMA and Samsung SDI have concluded an EV battery supply deal worth 2.9 bln-euro. The agreement was signed by BMW's chief purchasing officer, Andreas...

21 November 2019

Official Ford Mustang Mach-E specifications, prices, trim levels

We have managed to gather in one place all trim levels of the Ford Mustang Mach-E with their corresponding specifications, features and prices. We have included not only the five...

20 November 2019

Volkswagen unveils the ID. SPACE VIZZION concept car

Volkswagen unveiled the ID. SPACE VIZZION concept car on the eve of the LA Auto Show. This vehicle is the seventh concept under the ID. brand and combines the "aerodynamic design...

20 November 2019

Porsche Taycan Turbo and Turbo S receive CARB certification for range

The Taycan Forum has published a copy of the California AIr Resources Board (CARB) certification of the Porsche Taycan. According to the document, the Porsche Taycan Turbo has a...

20 November 2019

The Audi e-tron Sportback goes official with up to 300 kW of power and up to 446 km of range

As part of the 2019 LA Auto Show, Audi has announced the e-tron Sportback - its all-electric SUV coupé. Its design is in line with Audi's design idiom and features details that...

19 November 2019

BlackBerry's QNX technology will power Arrival's Generation 2 EVs

Arrival and BlackBerry have announced that the BlackBerry QNX technology will power Arrival's Generation 2 electric vehicles. Prototypes of the first full version of the electric...

19 November 2019

Panasonic develops a battery management technology for evaluating the residual value of Li-Ion batteries

Panasonic announced that together with Professor Masahiro Fukui of Ritsumeikan University, it has developed a new battery management technology that measures a battery's...

19 November 2019

ZF and Wolong Electric will cooperate in the production of electric motors and components

Today, ZF (the company that makes the drive module of the Mercedes-Benz EQC) and Wolong Electric have announced their plans to cooperate in the production of electric motors and...

19 November 2019

Fisker Ocean teased again with 250-300 miles of range

Henrik Fisker teased the Fisker Ocean again suggesting the vehicle will offer 250-300 miles of range. Its post also suggests that the model will be affordable. Earlier, it has...

19 November 2019

Pininfarina Battista will enter production in a year, PURA Vision teased

The first all-electric vehicles from Automobili Pininfarina is the Pininfarina Battista hypercar with 1,397 kW of system power. It was unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and...

19 November 2019

Lamborghini and MIT patent a new technology for supercapacitors

When someone discusses supercapacitors in the world of battery electric vehicles, the only topic that comes to mind was the Tesla acquisition of Maxwell Technologies which was...

18 November 2019

Foxconn won't build complete EVs, will focus on software-hardware integration instead

The International Conference on the Internet of Vehicles opens up today in Taiwan and will close on November 21st. It will discuss topics related to Vehicle Behavior Model and...

18 November 2019

BMW confirms: the BMW i4 will offer 600 km of WLTP range and 390 kW of power

BMW has confirmed in an official press release that the upcoming BMW i4 will offer 600 km of WLTP range and 390 kW of power. The new four-door Gran Coupé will be based on the same...

18 November 2019

Ford Mustang Mach-E goes official with up to 600 km of WLTP range

Ford has unveiled its first all-electric vehicle - the Mustang Mach-e. This is a purpose-built all-electric crossover that's the first of a total of 14 electrified Ford vehicles...

18 November 2019

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