Toyota, BYD to Co-Develop EVs for China

July 19, 2019 at 9:42 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. and BYD Co. have agreed to co-develop all-electric cars and SUVs that will be marketed under Toyota’s name in China.

EU's Choice of Electrified Cars to Triple in 2 Years

July 18, 2019 at 1:12 AM

Car buyers in Europe will be able to choose from 2014 hybrid and all-electric models by 2021, up from 60 last year, says the European Federation for Transport and Environment.

ZF Touts 2-Speed Electric Drive System

July 17, 2019 at 4:04 PM

Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its new 2-speed electric drive is more efficient than current single-speed units.

Renault Launches EV Venture in China

July 17, 2019 at 1:10 PM

Renault SA is investing in its 50:50 venture with Jiangling Motors Corp. to develop and build electric vehicles in China.

All Future Lotus Models to Get EV Variant

July 17, 2019 at 11:27 AM

Group Lotus plc, which unveiled its first all-electric model this week, plans to offer electric variants of all future vehicles.

China Surpasses 1 Million EV Charging Points

July 17, 2019 at 1:26 AM

China has to date installed more than 1 million charging points for electric vehicles, China Daily reports.

Lotus Unveils 1,900-hp EV

July 16, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Group Lotus plc’s all-new Evija electric hypercar will generate more than 1,970 hp and 1,250 lb-ft of torque, which the carmaker boasts will make the vehicle the most powerful production model in history.

Honda Plans Modular Midsize EV Platform

July 16, 2019 at 2:35 PM

Honda Motor Co. is developing a new platform to carry future all-electric cars and crossover vehicles designed for the Chinese and U.S. markets.

U.K. Ponders Law Requiring EV Chargers in New Homes

July 15, 2019 at 4:19 PM

The U.K. is weighing a proposal that would require all new homes to be equipped with at least one charging port for electric vehicles.

JLR’s EV Vow Lands $636 Million Loan Guarantee

July 15, 2019 at 2:56 PM

A pledge by Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. to build a range of electrified vehicles in England has netted a $636 million loan guarantee from the British government.

Chinese EV Producers Ponder Indonesia to Avoid U.S. Trade War

July 12, 2019 at 2:53 PM

Two Chinese electric car makers—BYD Co. and JAC Motors—could move some production to Indonesia to avoid the trade war between China and the U.S.

China Ponders Hike in “Green” Credit for Hybrids

July 12, 2019 at 2:08 PM

China policymakers may reclassify gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles to give them more credit in meeting the country’s tougher emission and fuel economy rules.