NEVS Begins Saab-Based EV Production in China

July 09, 2019 at 2:12 PM

National Electric Vehicle Sweden has finally begun making an all-electric car—based on the discontinued Saab 9-3 sedan—at its factory in Tianjin, China.

Dodge Affirms Electrification Plans for Muscle Cars

July 09, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Dodge unit plans to offer a mix of hybrid and all-electric powertrain options in future Dodge Challenger and Charger muscle cars.

VW EV Sets Goodwood Hill Climb Record

July 08, 2019 at 5:24 PM

Volkswagen AG’s ID.R electric race car set a track record last weekend at England’s Goodwood Festival of Speed’s hill climb, taking just 39.9 seconds to cover the 1.2-mile course.

Bentley Targets EV by 2025

July 08, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Volkswagen AG's Bentley brand aims to add electric models, but not until about 2025 when battery technology improves.

VW Plans JVs, Funding to Expand EV Supply Base

July 08, 2019 at 10:29 AM

Volkswagen AG tells Reuters it intends to launch supplier joint ventures and help fund batterymaking capacity to support its aggressive electric-car sales plans.

JLR Confirms Plans to Make EVs in England

July 05, 2019 at 4:50 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. verifies earlier reports that it will produce a range of electrified vehicles in England at its factory in Castle Bromwich.

Half of VW's China Sales Will be Electrified by 2035

July 03, 2019 at 1:52 AM

Half the cars Volkswagen AG sells in China will be electrified by 2035, says CEO Herbert Diess.

Ford Readies Electrified Models for Europe

July 02, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Ford Motor Co. tells reporters it is developing a family of electrified vehicles specifically for the European market.

Report: JLR to Make EVs in England

July 01, 2019 at 2:23 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. reportedly will announce this week that it plans to assemble three all-electric models at its factory in Castle Bromwich, England.

Tesla Blames Shanghai Car Fire on Battery Module Failure

June 28, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Tesla Inc. says a highly publicized fire that broke out in one of its parked electric cars in Shanghai two months ago was caused by the failure of a single battery module.

Toyota to Spend $2 Billion on Electrification in Indonesia

June 28, 2019 at 12:01 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. will invest 28.3 trillion rupiah ($2 billion) over the next four years to electrify its fleet in Indonesia, according to the country’s ministry for maritime affairs.

Tesla Developing Its Own Battery Tech?

June 27, 2019 at 9:07 AM

Tesla Inc. has established a small “skunkworks” team to develop its own batteries, sources tell CNBC.