JLR Confirms Plans to Make EVs in England

July 05, 2019 at 4:50 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. verifies earlier reports that it will produce a range of electrified vehicles in England at its factory in Castle Bromwich.

Half of VW's China Sales Will be Electrified by 2035

July 03, 2019 at 1:52 AM

Half the cars Volkswagen AG sells in China will be electrified by 2035, says CEO Herbert Diess.

Ford Readies Electrified Models for Europe

July 02, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Ford Motor Co. tells reporters it is developing a family of electrified vehicles specifically for the European market.

Report: JLR to Make EVs in England

July 01, 2019 at 2:23 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. reportedly will announce this week that it plans to assemble three all-electric models at its factory in Castle Bromwich, England.

Tesla Blames Shanghai Car Fire on Battery Module Failure

June 28, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Tesla Inc. says a highly publicized fire that broke out in one of its parked electric cars in Shanghai two months ago was caused by the failure of a single battery module.

Toyota to Spend $2 Billion on Electrification in Indonesia

June 28, 2019 at 12:01 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. will invest 28.3 trillion rupiah ($2 billion) over the next four years to electrify its fleet in Indonesia, according to the country’s ministry for maritime affairs.

Tesla Developing Its Own Battery Tech?

June 27, 2019 at 9:07 AM

Tesla Inc. has established a small “skunkworks” team to develop its own batteries, sources tell CNBC.

BMW: EV Margins Will Match Those of Piston Cars by 2025

June 27, 2019 at 2:10 AM

BMW AG tells the Financial Times that its profit margins on the sale of electric vehicles should equal those of the company’s current piston-powered models by 2025.

BMW Accelerates EV Program, Adds Functionality

June 25, 2019 at 11:27 AM

BMW AG aims to launch 25 electrified vehicles by 2023, two years earlier than the company’s previous plan.

Startup Touts Long-Range EV with Large Solar Array

June 25, 2019 at 9:51 AM

Dutch startup Lightyear says its electric vehicle has a range of about 450 miles, about 45% of which is derived from its large array of solar panels.

VW Says Its EV Battery Needs Are Secured through 2023

June 24, 2019 at 3:37 PM

Volkswagen AG says it has lined up sufficient supplies of batteries for its electric vehicles for the next four years.

China Drops List of Preferred EV Battery Suppliers

June 24, 2019 at 12:46 PM

China has abolished its list of recommended suppliers of batteries for electric cars, a move that could open up the market to foreign producers.