Tesla Begins Model 3 Sales in S. Korea

August 14, 2019 at 1:50 AM

Tesla Inc. formally introduced its Model 3 electric sedan in South Korea yesterday.

Porsche Amps Up Hybrid Cayenne SUVs

August 14, 2019 at 12:02 AM

Porsche SA is adding high-performance plug-in hybrid options for its popular Cayenne crossovers in 2020.

Platinum Suppliers Target EV Batteries

August 13, 2019 at 2:18 PM

Anglo American Platinum Ltd., the world’s largest supplier of platinum and palladium, is teaming up with mining giant Platinum Group Metals to develop next-generation batteries for electric vehicles.

Freightliner Launches Electric Trucks in U.S.

August 13, 2019 at 10:45 AM

Daimler AG’s Freightliner heavy-duty truck unit is launching full electric versions of the Cascadia big rig this month in the U.S.

GM, VW Pivot from Hybrids to All-Electric Cars

August 12, 2019 at 6:16 PM

General Motors and Volkswagen are phasing out work on future hybrid vehicles and going all-in on fully electric cars, says The Wall Street Journal.

Carmakers Prepare an EV Plan for South Africa

August 12, 2019 at 3:42 PM

BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen are among carmakers who are creating a unified approach to vehicle electrification in South Africa to present to the government by year-end.

EV Sales Fall in China

August 12, 2019 at 11:44 AM

Slumping demand for new cars in China has hit the country’s market for electrified models with the segment's first sales decline in more than two years.

Toyota Plans 4th EV Battery Plant in China

August 12, 2019 at 12:13 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to open a fourth battery plant in China in 2021 to power locally produced hybrid vehicles.

BMW to Test Wireless Charging in California

August 09, 2019 at 4:01 PM

BMW AG is launching a wireless charging program in California for 200 buyers of the carmaker’s 2019-model 530e plug-in hybrid sedan.

Mercedes to Show New EV in Frankfurt

August 09, 2019 at 2:49 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit will unveil a new electric vehicle at next month’s Frankfurt auto show.

Honda to Move Accord Hybrid Output from Japan to Thailand

August 08, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Honda Motor Co. reportedly will relocate production of its midsize Accord hybrid sedan from Japan to Thailand late this year because of the latter country’s tax incentives on “green” vehicles.

7% of U.S Car Sales to Be Electrics by 2025?

August 05, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Sales of electrified vehicle in the U.S. will reach 1.1 million units and capture nearly 7% of the passenger vehicle market by 2025, IHS Markit predicts.