Mitsubishi Plugs in Modern Model A

April 28, 2017 at 11:47 AM

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first mass-produced vehicle, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is developing a plug-in hybrid version of the company's 1917 Model A car.

FCA Could Debut Self-Driving Electric Minivan by 2019

April 28, 2017 at 1:19 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne tells analysts the company could put its semi-autonomous Chrysler Portal electric minivan into production within two years.

Mahindra Mulls Pininfarina-badged Supercar

April 27, 2017 at 3:08 PM

India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. may build a high-end electric vehicle that would be marketed under the company’s Pininfarina SpA design unit.

Study Shows Americans Interested in Buying EVs, Hybrids

April 26, 2017 at 3:16 PM

One-third of Americans would consider buying a hybrid-electric car, and 15% would consider a full EV for their next vehicle, according to a new AAA survey.

Conti Begins Slow Pivot from Piston to Electric Tech

April 26, 2017 at 12:44 AM

Continental AG says it will invest another €300 million ($328 million) on its electric powertrain business by 2021.

French Billionaire Bollore Abandons EV Strategy

April 26, 2017 at 12:16 AM

French tycoon Vincent Bollore is abandoning his plan to compete in the electric-car market with such established European carmakers as Renault and Volkswagen, Bloomberg News reports.

Your Miles May Vary—A Lot for Opel Ampera-e EV

April 25, 2017 at 12:41 PM

The driving range of the Opel Ampera-e—Europe’s version of General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback—can vary by nearly 250 miles, depending on outside temperatures and other conditions.

Tesla Vows to Double Its EV Charging Network in U.S.

April 25, 2017 at 12:13 AM

Tesla Inc. says it intends to double the number of its publicly available stations for electric vehicles in the U.S. to roughly 30,000 points this year.

U.K. to Test Driverless Cars Between London and Oxford

April 25, 2017 at 12:05 AM

A government-funded British consortium is readying a two-year test of driverless cars between London and Oxford that aims to establish completely autonomous travel linking the two cities in 2019.

GM Plans 10 New Electrified Models in China by 2020

April 21, 2017 at 10:40 AM

General Motors Co. intends to introduce 10 locally produced hybrid or all-electric models in China by the end of the decade.

HKG, Pininfarina Show Two More Turbine-Hybrid Concepts

April 21, 2017 at 9:57 AM

China’s Hybrid Kinetic Group Ltd. (HKG) and Italian design house Pininfarina SpA teamed up on two hybrid-electric concept crossover/SUVs at this week’s Shanghai auto show.

Hyundai Offers All-in-One Lease Deal for Ioniq EV

April 21, 2017 at 7:55 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. is launching a comprehensive leasing program for its 2017 Ioniq electric vehicle that covers all fees, scheduled maintenance, battery recharging costs and unlimited mileage.