Oslo Taxis Will Get Wireless Charging Tech

March 22, 2019 at 2:37 PM

As part of a requirement that all new taxis in Oslo to be electric vehicles by 2023, the Norwegian capital will install a network of wireless charging systems.

GM to Add EV Production at Michigan Plant

March 22, 2019 at 10:49 AM

General Motors Co. confirms media reports that it will invest $300 million to prepare its assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich., to make an all-new Chevrolet electric vehicle.

VW, Northvolt Form European Battery Consortium

March 22, 2019 at 1:02 AM

Volkswagen AG and Swedish battery startup Northvolt AB have agree to form a consortium to accelerate battery research in Europe.

Renault Tests Vehicle-to-Grid Energy Scheme

March 21, 2019 at 1:52 PM

Renault SA is launching a pilot program that will allow electric vehicles to provide energy back to the grid.

Ford Will Prepare Michigan Plant to Make EVs

March 20, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Ford Motor Co. says it will spend $850 million over the next four years at its assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich., mainly to prepare it to make all-electric vehicles.

Magna Steyr May Make EVs in U.S. for Startup Evelozcity

March 19, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Contract assembler Magna Steyr has signed a letter of intent to build electric cars—preferably in the U.S.—for Los Angeles-based startup EVelozcity Inc., sources tell Automobilwoche.

India Will Hike Tariffs to Boost Local EV Production

March 19, 2019 at 1:45 AM

India plans to raise taxes on imported electric vehicle components and batteries to encourage local EV production.

Nissan Mulls Electric Options for Next-Gen GT-R, ā€œZā€ Models

March 18, 2019 at 2:44 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is evaluating the future of its Z-badged sports cars and top-end GT-R that could yield electric variants for the performance models.

Porsche Taycan Sport Wagon Due Next Year

March 15, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Porsche AG CEO Oliver Blume says the company will  launch the production version of its Mission E Cross Turismo electric concept vehicle by the end of 2020.

Mercedes-AMG Affirms Plug-In Hybrid Plans

March 14, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-AMG unit plans to offer a plug-in hybrid variant of every model it sells in coming years, company officials tell Autocar.

Nissan: Electrified Vehicles to Account for 25% of Sales in Asia by 2022

March 13, 2019 at 2:42 PM

Nissan Motor Co., which is expanding the availability of electrified models throughout Asia-Oceania, expects that such vehicles will account for one-fourth of its sales in the region by 2022.

Volvo to Launch Plug-in Hybrid Production in India This Year

March 13, 2019 at 12:19 AM

Volvo Car Corp. says its plant in India will begin making a plug-in hybrid version of the carmaker’s XC90 midsize crossover in the second half of 2019.