Toyota Plans 4th EV Battery Plant in China

August 12, 2019 at 12:13 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to open a fourth battery plant in China in 2021 to power locally produced hybrid vehicles.

BMW to Test Wireless Charging in California

August 09, 2019 at 4:01 PM

BMW AG is launching a wireless charging program in California for 200 buyers of the carmaker’s 2019-model 530e plug-in hybrid sedan.

Mercedes to Show New EV in Frankfurt

August 09, 2019 at 2:49 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit will unveil a new electric vehicle at next month’s Frankfurt auto show.

Honda to Move Accord Hybrid Output from Japan to Thailand

August 08, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Honda Motor Co. reportedly will relocate production of its midsize Accord hybrid sedan from Japan to Thailand late this year because of the latter country’s tax incentives on “green” vehicles.

7% of U.S Car Sales to Be Electrics by 2025?

August 05, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Sales of electrified vehicle in the U.S. will reach 1.1 million units and capture nearly 7% of the passenger vehicle market by 2025, IHS Markit predicts.

Chinese Startup Readies Luxury EV

August 05, 2019 at 8:20 AM

Chinese electric vehicle startup Human Horizons (HH) plans to debut its first vehicle, the HiPhi 1, in early 2021.

Audi Adds Detuned e-tron EV

August 01, 2019 at 4:31 PM

Audi AG plans to launch a less powerful version of its e-tron electric crossover vehicle next year.

Startup Develops Automated EV Charger

August 01, 2019 at 2:46 PM

Stable Auto, a San Francisco-based startup, has developed a robotic charging system and advanced scheduling software for future self-driving electric vehicles.  

India Offers to Lease EVs to Taxi Fleets

August 01, 2019 at 12:18 AM

Red tape is slowing India’s plan to put 10,000 electric vehicles into government fleets, so the country hopes to lease some of the backlogged EVs to taxi operators instead.

Musk Vows to Reveal Tesla Pickup This Year

July 31, 2019 at 3:32 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says the company will unveil its upcoming electric pickup truck later this year.

Indonesia Confirms Hyundai EV Factory Project

July 31, 2019 at 2:49 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has secured a site outside Jakarta on which to build a factory to make electric cars, according to an Indonesian cabinet official.

Porsche Nears 30,000 Deposits for Taycan EV

July 29, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Porsche AG says it has collected nearly 30,000 deposits for the all-electric Taycan sports car it will officially unveil in September.