EV-Hybrid

Porsche Taycan Sport Wagon Due Next Year

March 15, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Porsche AG CEO Oliver Blume says the company will  launch the production version of its Mission E Cross Turismo electric concept vehicle by the end of 2020.

Mercedes-AMG Affirms Plug-In Hybrid Plans

March 14, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-AMG unit plans to offer a plug-in hybrid variant of every model it sells in coming years, company officials tell Autocar.

Nissan: Electrified Vehicles to Account for 25% of Sales in Asia by 2022

March 13, 2019 at 2:42 PM

Nissan Motor Co., which is expanding the availability of electrified models throughout Asia-Oceania, expects that such vehicles will account for one-fourth of its sales in the region by 2022.

Volvo to Launch Plug-in Hybrid Production in India This Year

March 13, 2019 at 12:19 AM

Volvo Car Corp. says its plant in India will begin making a plug-in hybrid version of the carmaker’s XC90 midsize crossover in the second half of 2019.

VW Expands EV Plans, Again

March 12, 2019 at 11:59 AM

Volkswagen AG now plans to launch 70 new electric vehicles across its various brands within the next 10 years—40% more than the company previously announced.

Thailand Ponders Tax Cut for EV Battery Plants

March 11, 2019 at 5:17 PM

Thailand is studying a plan to lower its 8% excise tax on batteries for electric cars in a bid to encourage local production.

Tesla Won’t Close Most Stores After All

March 11, 2019 at 11:18 AM

Tesla Inc. has reversed its plan to shut down most of its retail stores in the U.S. and switch to online-only sales.

Tesla in Talks with CATL to Supply EV Batteries in China?

March 11, 2019 at 9:36 AM

Tesla Inc. reportedly is negotiating a deal with Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. to supply its assembly plant in China with batteries for the electric vehicles made there.

EV Startup Nio Drops Plan for Factory in Shanghai

March 08, 2019 at 12:43 AM

Shanghai-based electric car startup Nio Ltd., has abandoned plans to build an assembly plant in the city’s Jiading district after its losses nearly doubled in 2018, the Shanghai Daily reports.

BMW’s EV Export Plans for China on “Hold”

March 07, 2019 at 6:15 PM

BMW AG CEO Harald Krueger tells reporters the company can’t decide whether to make China a global hub for electric vehicles until the U.S.-China trade dispute is settled.

Tesla Readies Faster Charging Stations

March 07, 2019 at 12:30 PM

Tesla Inc. says it can cut charging times for its electric vehicles by 50% with higher-capacity charging stations and battery pre-heating.

Jeep to Plug In Renegade, Compass Models

March 06, 2019 at 4:50 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will add plug-in hybrid variants of the Jeep Renegade and Compass small crossover vehicles.