VW, SAIC Begin EV Pilot Production in China

By: Bill Hampton - November 08, 2019 at 1:27 AM

Volkswagen AG and partner SAIC Motor Corp. have begun pilot production of electric vehicles at their new $2.5 billion factory in Shanghai.

Toyota, BYD to Form EV Venture

By: Steve Plumb - November 07, 2019 at 10:21 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. and BYD Co. are creating a 50:50 joint venture in China that will develop battery-electric vehicle platforms and related technologies.

BorgWarner Touts Simplified EV Torque Vectoring

By: Steve Plumb - November 06, 2019 at 5:25 PM

BorgWarner Inc. says it has developed a torque vectoring system for electric vehicles that requires only one electric motor rather than two.

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 06, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Remember the Th!nk City car? Probably not.

Mustang Concept EV Ponies Up 900 Horsepower

By: Steve Plumb - November 05, 2019 at 7:01 PM

Ford Motor Co. took the wraps off a high-powered electric variant of its Mustang pony car this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Assn. show in Las Vegas.

Kia Shows Futuristic EV Concept

By: Steve Plumb - November 05, 2019 at 5:31 PM

Kia Motors Corp. unveiled the Futuron electric concept vehicle at this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

Engineering the 2020 Escape

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 12:35 PM

Key factors leading to the all-new generation of the crossover.

Germany Vows Stronger Push for EVs

By: Bill Hampton - November 05, 2019 at 11:27 AM

Germany is backing a scheme to hike sales incentives on electric cars by 50% to as much as $6,700.

Infiniti Affirms EV Plans

By: Steve Plumb - November 04, 2019 at 3:14 PM

Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti unit plans to offer electrified variants of most of its models within the next two years.

VW Amps Up Electrification Efforts in China

By: Steve Plumb - November 01, 2019 at 9:06 AM

Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand expects to sell 300,000 electrified vehicles in China next year and top 1 million such models there by 2025.

Transmissions for German OEMs

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 31, 2019 at 8:46 AM

There is hope for the manual—but hybrids are gaining more traction.

New VW Electric Concept to Get L.A. Reveal

October 30, 2019 at 11:28 AM

Volkswagen AG will take the wraps off a new ID-badged electric concept car next month in conjunction with the Los Angeles auto show.