Chinese Startup Partners with Pininfarina on Fuel Cell Concept

April 16, 2019 at 5:50 PM

Wuhan, China-based Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co. teamed up with Pininfarina SpA to present a fuel cell-powered concept car at this week’s Shanghai auto show.

Daimler Invests $100 Million in Calif. Battery Developer

April 16, 2019 at 9:59 AM

Daimler AG reportedly has spent $100 million to acquire a 10% stake in a California-based developer of next-generation battery technologies.

China EV Startup Vows to Stop Poaching from Rivals

April 16, 2019 at 1:31 AM

China’s Xpeng Motors says it will stop hiring staff from competitors after two prospects were accused of stealing secrets from their former U.S. employers.

Musk Blames Panasonic for Battery Production Snag

April 15, 2019 at 4:26 PM

CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc.’s output of Model 3 electric sedans is constrained by battery cell production inefficiencies on the part of partner Panasonic Corp., not a lack of actual installed capacity.

Survey: Americans OK with 75-Mile Daily EV Range

April 15, 2019 at 11:57 AM

Nearly three out of four Americans polled in a new survey say a 75-mile driving range is sufficient to meet their daily driving requirements.

Shakeup Imminent in China’s EV Industry

April 15, 2019 at 10:51 AM

China’s legions of electric car startups face massive contraction as the realities of production set in, Bloomberg News warns.

VW Plans All-Electric SUV for China

April 15, 2019 at 12:42 AM

Volkswagen AG expects to launch a three-row electric SUV in China in 2021 to compete directly with Tesla Inc.’s Model X.

EV Startup to Launch Crossover This Year

April 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM

SF Motors Inc., a Chinese-owned company based in California, plans to launch its SF5 crossover vehicle later this year in China under the newly named Seres brand.

Geely Unveils “Geometry” EV Brand

April 11, 2019 at 12:43 PM

Geely Auto Group has launched Geometry, its new all-electric brand, and unveiled the marque’s first model, the A sedan.

Startup Touts Electric Platform for Pickup Trucks

April 11, 2019 at 12:08 PM

Atlis Motor Vehicles, a Mesa, Ariz.-based startup launched in 2016, has developed a dedicated platform for electric pickup trucks.

Infiniti to Produce EV in China

April 10, 2019 at 6:16 PM

Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti unit will manufacture a production version of the concept Qs Inspiration electric sedan in China for the local market.

Mercedes Readies Electric Buses with Solid-State Batteries

April 10, 2019 at 3:17 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has won a contract to supply 56 electric buses, including 41 with next-generation solid-state batteries, for use in Wiesbaden, Germany.