PSA to Make EV Batteries in Slovakia, Spain

June 14, 2019 at 5:25 PM

PSA Group says it is preparing to assemble batteries for its plugin hybrid and all electric cars in Trnava, Slovakia, and Vigo, Spain

FCA Partners with Two European Utilities on EV Charging

June 14, 2019 at 3:26 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has signed deals with multinational electric utilities Enel in Italy and Engie in France to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across Europe.

Tesla Targets 400-Mile EV Range

June 12, 2019 at 2:42 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says it “won’t be long” before the carmaker’s electric vehicles will be able to travel more than 400 miles on a charge.

Power Squeeze Threatens Sweden’s EV Market Growth

June 12, 2019 at 3:08 AM

Sweden’s push to put millions of electric cars on the road is overwhelming the ability of the country’s electric grid to charge them, says Bloomberg News.

SEAT Readies Electric City Car

June 10, 2019 at 1:58 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit will begin production of its first electric vehicle, a variant of its Mii city car, this autumn.

Toyota Accelerates Electrification Plans

June 07, 2019 at 4:44 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. aims to sell 5.5 million electrified vehicles per year by 2025, which is five years earlier than the company previously targeted.

Hella Doubles up on Mild-Hybrid Tech

June 07, 2019 at 1:29 PM

Germany's Hella GmbH aims to launch two new 48-volt mild-hybrid systems by 2023 to help carmakers meet more stringent tailpipe emission regulations.

Toyota, BYD, Suppliers Team Up on EV Batteries, Parts

June 07, 2019 at 2:53 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. are forming a strategic partnership in which CATL will begin next year to supply batteries for Toyota electric vehicles made in China.

Walmart to Add More Electrify America EV Chargers

June 06, 2019 at 5:28 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Electrify America LLC subsidiary is adding an estimated 180 charging stations at Walmart Inc. stores in 12 more states.

India Pushes Electrification for Commercial Cars

June 06, 2019 at 4:43 PM

India could require ride-hailing services such as Ola and Uber to switch to electric power for 40% of their vehicles by April 2026.

Kyocera, BYD Partner on Renewable Energy Storage

June 05, 2019 at 6:12 PM

Japan-based tech giant Kyocera Corp. and the Japanese operations of China’s BYD Co. are co-developing an integrated process to generate and store renewable energy for use in electric vehicles and other applications.

Mahindra to Hike EV Capacity Nearly Fivefold

June 05, 2019 at 12:27 AM

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. says it will invest 10 billion rupees ($144 million) over three years to hike its annual capacity to make electric cars to 70,000 units from the current 15,000 vehicles.