EV-Hybrid

GM Electric Pickup Due in Two Years

By: Steve Plumb - November 21, 2019 at 6:32 PM

The all-electric pickup General Motors Co. is developing will be introduced in autumn 2021, CEO Mary Barra tells investors.

Mercedes Electric SUV to Start at $68,000 in U.S.

By: Steve Plumb - November 21, 2019 at 10:14 AM

The all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQC small crossover vehicle will carry a base price of $67,900 in the U.S. when it debuts in the market early next year.

Lincoln Corsair Gets AWD Plug-In Treatment

By: Steve Plumb - November 20, 2019 at 9:26 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln unit is adding a plug-in hybrid variant of the all-new Corsair compact crossover vehicle that debuted earlier this year.

Pininfarina Teases Modular EV Lineup

By: Steve Plumb - November 19, 2019 at 10:18 AM

Automobili Pininfarina plans to build at least five electric vehicles off the modular platform that it is developing with Bosch and Benteler International.

Ford Unveils Electric Mustang Crossover

By: Steve Plumb - November 18, 2019 at 2:15 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s all-new Mustang Mach-E electric crossover will be available in rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations with multiple battery and performance options.

BMW Powers Up i4 EV

By: Steve Plumb - November 15, 2019 at 2:37 PM

BMW AG’s upcoming i4 electric sedan reportedly will produce 530 hp and be capable of accelerating from zero to 100 kph (62 mph) in four seconds.

GM Hamtramck Plant to Make Caddy, GMC EVs?

By: Bill Hampton - November 15, 2019 at 2:43 AM

General Motors Co. reportedly will use its revived Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build all-electric versions of its fullsize Cadillac Escalade and GMC Sierra SUVs.

Tesla Pickup to be Called Cybertruck?

By: Steve Plumb - November 14, 2019 at 5:28 PM

Tesla Inc. has filed a trademark registration application in the U.S. for the names Cybertruck and CYBRTRK, suggesting that will be the name of its upcoming electric pickup truck.

L.A. Adds EV Chargers to Streetlights

By: Steve Plumb - November 14, 2019 at 1:35 PM

Los Angeles is adding electric vehicle charging units to streetlight poles across the city.

Revived Morris Commercial Readies Electric Van

By: Steve Plumb - November 13, 2019 at 6:57 PM

After a 50-year hiatus, Britain’s Morris Commercial is being relaunched as a maker of electric trucks.

VW to Add Battery Production in Tennessee

By: Steve Plumb - November 13, 2019 at 3:47 PM

Volkswagen AG plans to build a 198,000-sq-ft electric-car battery plant adjacent to its vehicle manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Aspark Revs Up 2,000-hp Electric Hypercar

By: Steve Plumb - November 12, 2019 at 4:41 PM

Japan’s Aspark Co. has unveiled the production version of its all-electric Owl hypercar that will debut in the second quarter of 2020 with a base price of $3.2 million.