Volvo Confirms Plan for Small Electric Crossover

April 01, 2019 at 11:48 AM

Volvo Car Corp. will take the wraps off an electric variant of its XC40 compact crossover vehicle later this year, company officials tell Automotive News Europe.   

Report: FCA, PSA May Collaborate on EV Platform

April 01, 2019 at 1:50 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and FCA Group may develop a shared chassis for electric cars and could announce formal talks in June, sources tell Bloomberg News.

GM Won’t Cut Price on Bolt EV to Offset Shrinking Tax Credit

March 29, 2019 at 12:31 PM

General Motors Co. tells Reuters it won’t adjust the retail price of its Chevrolet Bolt electric car to offset after a federal tax credit drops 50% on Monday.

Fiat 500 Will Go All-Electric in 2020

March 29, 2019 at 1:02 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says it will transform the Fiat 500 city car into an electric-only luxury model in 2020.

Porsche Powers Up Its Taycan EV

March 28, 2019 at 1:51 PM

Porsche AG’s upcoming Taycan electric sedan will be available with at least three power variants, Autocar reports.

Daimler, Geely Confirm Venture to Relaunch Smart Brand

March 28, 2019 at 10:17 AM

Daimler and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group confirm they have formed a 50:50 joint venture to develop and operate Daimler’s Smart brand globally as an all-electric carmaker.

Report: BMW, Daimler to Collaborate on Small EVs

March 28, 2019 at 9:34 AM

BMW AG and Daimler AG plan to co-develop a platform for small electric vehicles that could yield models for both carmakers by about 2024, reports Manager Magazin.

SEAT to Launch 6 Electrified Models by 2021

March 27, 2019 at 3:13 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit plans to introduce six electric and plug-in hybrid models by 2021.

BMW, Great Wall Detail EV Plans for China

March 26, 2019 at 5:17 PM

BMW AG and Great Wall Motor Co. have revealed more details about their joint venture, which will begin making electric-powered Mini small cars in China in 2021.

Ford Adds Mild-Hybrid Variants in Europe

March 26, 2019 at 1:54 PM

Starting next year, Ford Motor Co. will offer mild-hybrid versions of its Fiesta and Focus small cars in Europe.

BMW Targets 600-km Range for i4 EV

March 26, 2019 at 10:41 AM

BMW AG estimates that it’s upcoming i4 electric sedan will have a 600-km (373-mile) driving range on the European cycle.

Jaguar Hybrid SUV May Get All-Electric Variant

March 25, 2019 at 9:56 AM

The new plug-in hybrid SUV/crossover vehicle being developed by Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.’s Jaguar unit may include an all-electric version.