Ford, Lincoln Plan EV Crossovers for 2023

August 20, 2019 at 11:24 AM

Ford Motor Co. reportedly is developing two all-electric crossover models that will debut in the U.S. for the 2023 model year.

Study: Dealers, Carmakers Must Step Up on EVs

August 19, 2019 at 3:18 PM

Car makers and their dealers need to step up their efforts to explain electric vehicles to skeptical consumers, says a survey by Cox Automotive.

EV Maker Nio Cuts 1,000 Jobs as Sales Slide

August 19, 2019 at 2:04 PM

Shanghai-based Nio Ltd. has eliminated 10% of its workforce, shedding 1,000 jobs as demand for its electric vehicles falls.

Mercedes Adds Plug-In Hybrid Variants

August 19, 2019 at 12:36 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is launching plug-in hybrid versions of its entry-level A- and B-Class cars.

Track-Testing Schaeffler’s e-Mobility Tech

August 19, 2019 at 10:35 AM

For years Schaeffler Group USA has been helping carmakers make their powertrains more efficient through electrification, supplying everything from components to turnkey systems.

A Car by Any Other Definition

August 16, 2019 at 2:26 PM

The electric-powered Jaguar I-Pace crossover doesn't meet the Oxford English Dictionary definition of a car because it isn’t piston-powered. Jaguar Land Rover is asking for an update.

German Rental Car Company Cancels Tesla Order

August 16, 2019 at 12:58 PM

Nextmove, a German electric car rental company, has canceled an order for 100 Tesla Model 3 electric sedans, citing repair and quality issues.

Indian Oil Refiner to Test EV Battery Swap Service

August 16, 2019 at 11:03 AM

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. is preparing to test a service that would quickly swap batteries in India’s two- and three-wheeled electric vehicles

Report: Richest 25% Buy 56% of EVs in Norway

August 15, 2019 at 4:19 PM

The wealthiest 25% of households in Norway bought more than half the new electric cars purchased there last year, according to Statistics Norway.

China EV Startup Nio Plans New Staff Cuts

August 15, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Chinese electric car startup Nio Ltd. confirms the company will launch a new round of staff cuts but is unclear about the magnitude.

Rivian-Based Ford EV an SUV?

August 15, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Ford Motor Co. has finalized most of the engineering details for the all-electric vehicle it is developing with Rivian Automotive LLC, Ford CEO Jim Hackett tells Motor Trend.

Bosch Touts Potential of Fuel Cell Vehicles

August 14, 2019 at 12:48 PM

Robert Bosch GmbH says fuel cell powertrains will play a growing role in next-generation vehicles, especially medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks.