VW May Buy Large Stake in Chinese EV Partner

April 10, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Volkswagen AG is mulling a plan to buy a major stake in Chinese electric-car maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Federal Lawmakers Propose EV Credit Extension

April 10, 2019 at 11:03 AM

A bipartisan bill introduced today in the U.S. Senate seeks to extend federal tax credits for buyers of electric cars.

SK Innovation Seeks Battery Ventures with VW, Chinese Partners

April 10, 2019 at 2:38 AM

South Korea’s SK Innovation is in talks with Volkswagen and unnamed Chinese partners to set up ventures to make batteries for electric cars, Reuters reports.

Chinese Startup Plans Long-Range EV

April 08, 2019 at 12:57 PM

Bordrin Motor Corp., a three-year-old Chinese startup company, is developing an all-electric crossover vehicle with a targeted driving range of 550 km (342 miles).

Ricardo, Geely Team on Gearbox for Extended-Range Hybrids

April 08, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Ricardo plc says it is developing a transmission that China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group will use in extended-range plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Nissan Leaf, Chevy Silverado Nab “Green Car” Awards

April 05, 2019 at 8:45 AM

The Nissan Leaf electric sedan and Chevrolet Silverado piston-powered pickup truck have won this year’s top “green” vehicle honors by Green Car Journal.

BYD Goes Big with Electric Bus

April 04, 2019 at 8:57 AM

China’s BYD Co. says its 27-meter (89-ft) K12A electric bus is the world’s longest full-electric model ever.

Ford Seeks to Trademark “Mustang Mach-E” Name

April 03, 2019 at 4:19 PM

Ford Motor Co. has filed applications in the U.S. and Europe to trademark the name “Mustang Mach-E.” 

Toyota Grants Free Access to Hybrid Patents

April 03, 2019 at 9:16 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. will offer free access to nearly 24,000 of its hybrid vehicle patents through 2030.

VW Confirms Large ID Electric Crossover

April 02, 2019 at 11:55 AM

Volkswagen AG will take the wraps off a new concept electric vehicle, dubbed the ID Roomzz, later this month at the Shanghai auto show.

Tesla Using Electric Semi to Deliver EVs

April 01, 2019 at 4:42 PM

Tesla Inc. is using prototypes of its upcoming Semi electric truck to transport the company’s Model 3 EV to California distribution centers.

Tesla Model 3 Outsells Luxury Rivals in Europe

April 01, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Demand for Tesla Inc.’s new Model 3 electric sedan topped sales of all other premium midsize cars in Europe in February, its first full month on the market.