Report: China Ponders Plan to Prune EV Industry

June 04, 2019 at 10:55 AM

China reportedly is studying a plan that would drastically trim the ranks of the nearly 500 companies developing or making electric cars in the country.

High-Performance Mercedes EQE Electric Due in 2022

June 03, 2019 at 3:45 PM

Daimler AG plans to begin selling its sixth all-electric model, the coupe-like high-performance Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan, in 2022, Autocar reports.

VW Sets EV ’Ring Record

June 03, 2019 at 12:40 PM

Volkswagen AG’s ID.R race car has become the fastest electric vehicle and second-fastest car of any type to circulate Germany’s legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit.

Hyundai Doubles Up on Electric Bus

May 29, 2019 at 9:59 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled a double-decker electric bus at this week’s Transport Technology fair in Seoul.

GM, Bechtel Aim to Build EV Fast-Charge Network in U.S.

May 29, 2019 at 2:03 AM

General Motors Co. and construction giant Bechtel Corp. plan a partnership to build a network across the U.S. of fast-charge stations for electric vehicles.

Report: VW, Samsung Reassess Battery Deal

May 28, 2019 at 1:52 PM

Volkswagen AG may revise its €50 billion ($56 billion) battery sourcing strategy for electrified vehicles because Samsung Electronics Co. can’t meet demand forecasts, sources tell Bloomberg News.

China May Subsidize EV Charging Costs

May 28, 2019 at 9:58 AM

China’s central government is developing a plan to subsidize the cost of charging electric vehicles.

EV Sales Triple in India

May 27, 2019 at 7:53 PM

Sales of all-electric passenger cars in India tripled to about 3,600 units in the fiscal year ended March 31, as the government increases support for electrification.

Opel Touts All-Electric Corsa

May 24, 2019 at 11:44 AM

PSA Group’s Opel unit says the all-electric version of its next-generation Corsa small car, the Corsa-e, as an “important entry” in Europe’s EV market.

Audi Revs Up EV Plans, Nixes TT Coupe

May 23, 2019 at 12:57 PM

Volkswagen Group’s Audi unit plans to expand its electrified vehicle lineup to 30 models—including 20 all-electric vehicles—by 2025.

GM, Honda Partner on “Smart Grid” Research

May 22, 2019 at 9:18 AM

General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. are launching a joint research project to study the potential of “smart” grid systems in which electric vehicle owners can sell excess electricity back to utility companies.

VW Choses Slovakia to Make New Low-Cost EV

May 21, 2019 at 12:56 AM

Volkswagen AG plans to use its small-car factory in Bratislava, Slovakia, to build a family of small electric cars for the European market, according to Handelsblatt.