U.S. Targets 90% Recycling Rate for Lithium-Ion Batteries

January 18, 2019 at 3:21 PM

The U.S. aims to improve the recyclability and reuse of lithium-ion batteries from less than 5% today to 90% in coming years.

Report: Audi Plans Small All-Electric Crossover

January 18, 2019 at 12:44 AM

Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit intends to add a small electric crossover vehicle to its lineup within a few years, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Eaton Touts More Efficient EV Inverter

January 17, 2019 at 1:58 PM

Eaton Corp. is developing a compact inverter for electrified vehicles that the company says will be tested by an unnamed carmaker in the next two months.

Ford F-Series Pickup to Get Electric Power

January 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Ford Motor Co. plans all-electric variants of its F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks, and Transit commercial van.

Volvo Trucks Invests in Wireless Charging Developer

January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Truckmaker AB Volvo has made an unspecified investment in Momentum Dynamics Inc., a Malvern, Pa.-based developer of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.

Ford’s Product Chief: EVs Will Be Profitable

January 16, 2019 at 12:06 AM

Hau Thai-Tang, who heads Ford Motor Co.’s product planning, vows that the company’s electric vehicles will be profitable—but he doesn’t say when.

Caddy Previews Electric Crossover

January 14, 2019 at 9:59 AM

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac unit has released images of an upcoming electric crossover vehicle that will be the first model to ride on the carmaker’s “BEV3” dedicated EV platform.

Tesla Drops Cheapest Versions of its S Sedan, X Crossover

January 14, 2019 at 1:20 AM

Tesla Inc. says it is phasing out the lowest-priced editions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover electric vehicles, effective today.

Cadillac to Lead GM’s Electric-Car Effort

January 11, 2019 at 9:44 AM

General Motors Co. has named Cadillac as its lead electric vehicle brand and the first to use the carmaker’s upcoming EV-specific “BEV3” platform.

GM Partners with 3 EV Charging Companies

January 09, 2019 at 12:40 PM

General Motors Co. is partnering with three electric vehicle charging service providers to help EV owners in the U.S. find and access stations.

Toyota, Kenworth Add 10 Fuel Cell Trucks

January 09, 2019 at 12:17 PM

Kenworth Truck Co. plans to outfit 10 more of its T680 Class 8 trucks with Toyota Motor Corp.’s fuel cell electric drivetrain for use in a pilot program at shipping ports in Los Angeles.

Infiniti Concept Previews Future EV

January 04, 2019 at 11:59 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti luxury brand will unveil its QX Inspiration concept electric crossover vehicle later this month at the Detroit auto show.