Honda Trademark Filing Hints at EV Name

February 20, 2019 at 9:38 AM

Honda Motor Co. has filed an application in Europe to trademark the “Honda e” name, HybridCars.com reports.

Tesla’s Musk Adjusts Production Forecast

February 20, 2019 at 8:37 AM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says the company expects to build 400,000 electric cars this year, not the 500,000 he mentioned in a brief tweet last night.

Tata Readies Low-Cost EV for Indian Market

February 19, 2019 at 12:40 AM

India’s Tata Motors Ltd. aims to introduce a low-cost electric car for the domestic market next year.

Thailand to Waive Tax on EVs

February 18, 2019 at 5:47 PM

Thailand is poised to drop its 2% excise tax on full-electric cars for carmakers that begin building them in the country less than three years from now.

U.K. Firm Inks Deal to Develop Low-Cost Electric Motors

February 18, 2019 at 12:27 PM

Yasa Ltd. says it has signed an agreement with an unnamed carmaker to develop the U.K. startup’s axial-flux electric motor technology for hybrid and pure electric vehicles.

Ferrari Affirms Plans for Electrified Models

February 15, 2019 at 1:52 PM

Ferrari NV says it is on track to launch a hybrid-powered supercar early next year and add an all-electric model by about 2022.

Rivian Lands $700 Million in New Funding Led by Amazon

February 15, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Rivian Automotive LLC has attracted $700 million in new equity investment led by Amazon.com Inc.

GM Launches Electric Bike Brand in Europe

February 14, 2019 at 2:18 PM

General Motors Co. says it will begin selling two styles of electric bicycles in Europe this spring under its new Ariv brand.

Honda Screens In on Tiny EV

February 14, 2019 at 10:32 AM

Honda Motor Co.’s latest Urban EV concept car features a large dashboard display that stretches across the passenger cabin.

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Rated at 52 MPG

February 13, 2019 at 8:48 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. says the Corolla hybrid compact sedan has received a 52-mpg fuel efficiency rating from the U.S.

GM, Amazon May Buy Stakes in Rivian EV Startup

February 13, 2019 at 12:03 AM

General Motors and Amazon may invest in Rivian Automotive LLC, the Michigan-based startup that hopes to launch an all-electric pickup truck in 2020, sources tell Reuters.

Skoda Previews EV

February 12, 2019 at 9:48 AM

Volkswagen AG’s Skoda unit will take the wraps off an all-electric concept vehicle at next month’s Geneva auto show.