Nissan Demos Electric Ice Cream Truck

June 20, 2019 at 5:18 PM

Nissan Motor Co. demonstrated a prototype electric ice cream truck this week in London as part of the U.K.’s Clean Air Day.

Germany to Back Three EV Battery Cell-Making Partnerships

June 18, 2019 at 1:45 PM

Germany’s government intends to invest a combined €1 billion ($1.1 billion) to support three partnerships created to launch battery cell production in Europe.

EV Prices to Jump in China as Subsidies Shrink

June 18, 2019 at 7:27 AM

The price of electric vehicles in China could jump 25% or more next week when the central government cuts back on subsidies, The Nikkei says.

Electric Hummer in the Works?

June 17, 2019 at 1:51 PM

General Motors Co. may revive its rugged Hummer nameplate, which was killed in 2010, with an all-electric SUV, sources tell Bloomberg News.

PSA to Make EV Batteries in Slovakia, Spain

June 14, 2019 at 5:25 PM

PSA Group says it is preparing to assemble batteries for its plugin hybrid and all electric cars in Trnava, Slovakia, and Vigo, Spain

FCA Partners with Two European Utilities on EV Charging

June 14, 2019 at 3:26 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has signed deals with multinational electric utilities Enel in Italy and Engie in France to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across Europe.

Tesla Targets 400-Mile EV Range

June 12, 2019 at 2:42 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says it “won’t be long” before the carmaker’s electric vehicles will be able to travel more than 400 miles on a charge.

Power Squeeze Threatens Sweden’s EV Market Growth

June 12, 2019 at 3:08 AM

Sweden’s push to put millions of electric cars on the road is overwhelming the ability of the country’s electric grid to charge them, says Bloomberg News.

SEAT Readies Electric City Car

June 10, 2019 at 1:58 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit will begin production of its first electric vehicle, a variant of its Mii city car, this autumn.

Toyota Accelerates Electrification Plans

June 07, 2019 at 4:44 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. aims to sell 5.5 million electrified vehicles per year by 2025, which is five years earlier than the company previously targeted.

Hella Doubles up on Mild-Hybrid Tech

June 07, 2019 at 1:29 PM

Germany's Hella GmbH aims to launch two new 48-volt mild-hybrid systems by 2023 to help carmakers meet more stringent tailpipe emission regulations.

Toyota, BYD, Suppliers Team Up on EV Batteries, Parts

June 07, 2019 at 2:53 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. are forming a strategic partnership in which CATL will begin next year to supply batteries for Toyota electric vehicles made in China.