EV-Hybrid

Hyundai Targets Fuel Cell Sales Lead with New Model

June 21, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. plans to produce 3,600 of its new fuel cell vehicle next year, Business Korea reports.

Driver in Fatal Tesla Crash Ignored Autopilot Warnings

June 20, 2017 at 12:08 AM

Joshua Brown, the driver killed a year ago in Florida when his Tesla Model S car crashed into a truck, ignored repeated warnings from the car’s Autopilot feature to grab the wheel, according to a government report.

Wireless EV Charging Goes Mainstream

June 19, 2017 at 1:37 AM

Wireless charging will debut as an option in some electric cars in 2018, says Chris Borroni-Bird, vice president of strategic development at Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a company that has helped pioneer the technology.

China Refuses to Ease EV Sales Targets

June 13, 2017 at 1:18 PM

China has affirmed its aggressive sales targets for electrified vehicles, ignoring a one-year delay apparently agreed to two weeks ago by Premier Li Keqiang.

GM Begins Testing Second-Gen Self-Driving Chevy Bolts

June 13, 2017 at 11:47 AM

General Motors Co. has built 130 Chevrolet Bolt electric cars with autonomous driving capabilities at its plant in Orion Township, Mich.

MMC Readies Plug-in Hybrid SUV for N. American Market

June 13, 2017 at 12:43 AM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. plans to bring its Outlander PHEV SUV to the American and eastern European markets as early as this year, says The Nikkei.

GM Moves Up U.S. Availability of Chevy Bolt EV

June 09, 2017 at 1:24 PM

General Motors Co. expects to launch nationwide sales of its Chevrolet Bolt electric sedan in August, a month ahead of schedule, Automotive News reports.

Tesla Teases Model Y Electric Crossover

June 09, 2017 at 9:54 AM

Tesla Inc. this week released the first official image of the Model Y crossover vehicle it plans to launch in about three years.

Hydrogenics Wins Fuel Stack Contract for China Buses

June 09, 2017 at 9:32 AM

Canada’s Hydrogenics Corp. has signed an agreement with Blue-G New Energy Science and Technology Corp. to supply 1,000 fuel cell modules for use in electric buses in China.

Renault-Nissan Ponder Huge Battery Storage Facility in Europe

June 08, 2017 at 3:00 PM

The Renault-Nissan alliance is considering a plan to build a giant battery array in Europe that could store enough power to serve 120,000 homes, sources tell Reuters.

Tesla Plans Second North American New Assembly Plant

June 07, 2017 at 1:51 PM

Tesla Inc. says its sole assembly plant—located in Fremont, Calif.—will be at full capacity when it adds the Model 3 electric sedan this summer.

Global Fleet of Electrified Vehicles Jumped 60% in 2016

June 07, 2017 at 9:58 AM

The number of all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road worldwide surged 60% to 2 million units last year, the Paris-based International Energy Agency reports.