EV-Hybrid

Ford Unveils Electric Mustang Crossover

By: Steve Plumb - November 18, 2019 at 2:15 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s all-new Mustang Mach-E electric crossover will be available in rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations with multiple battery and performance options.

BMW Powers Up i4 EV

By: Steve Plumb - November 15, 2019 at 2:37 PM

BMW AG’s upcoming i4 electric sedan reportedly will produce 530 hp and be capable of accelerating from zero to 100 kph (62 mph) in four seconds.

GM Hamtramck Plant to Make Caddy, GMC EVs?

By: Bill Hampton - November 15, 2019 at 2:43 AM

General Motors Co. reportedly will use its revived Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build all-electric versions of its fullsize Cadillac Escalade and GMC Sierra SUVs.

Tesla Pickup to be Called Cybertruck?

By: Steve Plumb - November 14, 2019 at 5:28 PM

Tesla Inc. has filed a trademark registration application in the U.S. for the names Cybertruck and CYBRTRK, suggesting that will be the name of its upcoming electric pickup truck.

L.A. Adds EV Chargers to Streetlights

By: Steve Plumb - November 14, 2019 at 1:35 PM

Los Angeles is adding electric vehicle charging units to streetlight poles across the city.

Revived Morris Commercial Readies Electric Van

By: Steve Plumb - November 13, 2019 at 6:57 PM

After a 50-year hiatus, Britain’s Morris Commercial is being relaunched as a maker of electric trucks.

VW to Add Battery Production in Tennessee

By: Steve Plumb - November 13, 2019 at 3:47 PM

Volkswagen AG plans to build a 198,000-sq-ft electric-car battery plant adjacent to its vehicle manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Aspark Revs Up 2,000-hp Electric Hypercar

By: Steve Plumb - November 12, 2019 at 4:41 PM

Japan’s Aspark Co. has unveiled the production version of its all-electric Owl hypercar that will debut in the second quarter of 2020 with a base price of $3.2 million.

Lexus to Reveal First EV This Month

By: Steve Plumb - November 11, 2019 at 2:33 PM

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus unit will take the wraps off its first series production electric car later this month at the Guangzhou auto show in China.

Tesla Unveils First Official China-Built EVs

By: Bill Hampton - November 11, 2019 at 10:13 AM

Tesla Inc. has unveiled the first official batch of Model 3 electric sedans produced at its giant assembly complex in Shanghai.

Ford Says Time Is Now to Push EVs in U.S.

By: Bill Hampton - November 11, 2019 at 12:11 AM

Electric vehicles account for less than 2% of the U.S. market, but Ford Motor Co. says now is the time to roll out new models and educate consumers about their advantages.

Mercedes to Build Electric G-Class SUV

By: Steve Plumb - November 08, 2019 at 11:14 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is planning an all-electric variant of its G-Class SUV.