Chinese Startup Readies Luxury EV

August 05, 2019 at 8:20 AM

Chinese electric vehicle startup Human Horizons (HH) plans to debut its first vehicle, the HiPhi 1, in early 2021.

Audi Adds Detuned e-tron EV

August 01, 2019 at 4:31 PM

Audi AG plans to launch a less powerful version of its e-tron electric crossover vehicle next year.

Startup Develops Automated EV Charger

August 01, 2019 at 2:46 PM

Stable Auto, a San Francisco-based startup, has developed a robotic charging system and advanced scheduling software for future self-driving electric vehicles.  

India Offers to Lease EVs to Taxi Fleets

August 01, 2019 at 12:18 AM

Red tape is slowing India’s plan to put 10,000 electric vehicles into government fleets, so the country hopes to lease some of the backlogged EVs to taxi operators instead.

Musk Vows to Reveal Tesla Pickup This Year

July 31, 2019 at 3:32 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says the company will unveil its upcoming electric pickup truck later this year.

Indonesia Confirms Hyundai EV Factory Project

July 31, 2019 at 2:49 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has secured a site outside Jakarta on which to build a factory to make electric cars, according to an Indonesian cabinet official.

Porsche Nears 30,000 Deposits for Taycan EV

July 29, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Porsche AG says it has collected nearly 30,000 deposits for the all-electric Taycan sports car it will officially unveil in September.

India Cuts Taxes on EVs, Charging Stations

July 29, 2019 at 2:44 AM

India will slash its goods and services tax on electric vehicles and EV chargers to 5% from the current 12% and 18%, respectively, on Aug. 1.

Nissan Drops Rogue Hybrid

July 26, 2019 at 1:28 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is discontinuing the hybrid-electric version of the Rogue compact crossover vehicle in the U.S. after just three years on the market.

Electric F-150 Prototype Tows 1.2 Million Pounds

July 24, 2019 at 9:51 AM

An all-electric variant of Ford Motor Co.’s F-150 pickup truck has shown it can pull 10 double-decker rail cars—with 42 conventionally powered F-150s inside—weighing more than 1.2 million lbs.

Caddy to Offer Escalade EV with 400-Mile Range?

July 23, 2019 at 11:40 AM

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac unit is planning an all-electric variant of the next-generation Escalade SUV, sources tell Cadillac Society. 

Ford Prepares Chicago Site to Make Hybrid SUVs

July 23, 2019 at 1:26 AM

Ford Motor Co. is spending $50 million to update a facility outside Chicago to handle final assembly of hybrid SUVs.