Porsche Developing EV Platform to Underpin Battery-Powered Supercars

A lot of automakers are utilizing electric powertrains as a way to improve fuel economy and emissions, but Porsche is a high-performance automaker and is looking to develop an electric platform for its future supercars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-19 08:30 PT

EVs and Hybrids Have Outsold Conventional Vehicles in Norway

The generous incentives in Norway for electrified vehicles have finally paid off, as hybrids and EVs outsold gasoline- and diesel-powered machines last year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-12 09:30 PT

Xpeng Motors Premieres its EV-G3 at CES 2018 With a New Autonomous Driving Experience

Xpeng Motors debuts its ready-to-sell production car at the International CES 2018 in Las Vegas. It is the first mass production version of the intelligent car released by Chinese carmakers at CES.

Eric Walz2018-01-11 12:15 PT

Is it Possible for EVs to Outlast Gas and Diesel Cars?

Modern electric vehicles are more high tech than ever and while their powertrains aren’t nearly as complicated as the combustion engine, there’s still a lot that can go wrong with the cars. Autoweek took a look at some crucial aspects of EVs to see if they’ll outlast gas-powered cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-07 10:15 PT

Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Claims Autonomous Cars Need Better Batteries

One of the inventors behind the lithium-ion battery believes that driverless cars need stronger, more powerful batteries to extend the vehicles’ capabilities.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-04 09:40 PT

China’s EV Push Could Help the Country Create a Global Auto Company

With China moving towards becoming a leader in EV sales, the country has an opportunity to create an automotive company to rival the likes of Audi, General Motors, and others.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-29 10:30 PT

High-Performance EV From Audi Coming in 2020

Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann, who was previously with Lamborghini, confirmed plans for a performance electric vehicle from the company starting in 2020.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-23 11:30 PT

NEVS Launches First All-Electric Car Off of Saab 9-3 Sedan

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), a Chinese consortium, purchased Saab back in 2012 after the company was killed off. The company’s taken five long years to come out with its first electric vehicle, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the 9-3 sedan from yesteryear.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-14 12:00 PT

Highway Chargers Are Holding EVs Back From Becoming Mainstream

Electric vehicles are being held back by one thing when it comes to being accepted and having sales increase and it all boils down to the lack of super chargers along highways in North America.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-09 09:30 PT

Charging at Home is a Big Drawback to Electric Vehicles

The majority of buyers looking for a new vehicle are interested in an electric car, but shy away from EVs as charging at home remains a major issue with the vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-02 07:10 PT

Nov 30th, 2017 News of the Day: Volvo’s car subscription service sounds like good way to get the new XC40

Nov 30th, 2017 News of the Day

Lydia2017-11-30 17:30 PT

Toyota to Build, Sell EVs in China and India Starting From 2020

With China and India planning to move towards only allowing electric vehicles to be sold in the countries, Toyota is on track to introduce EVs in both locations from 2020, as the Japanese automaker looks to claw its way back into the electrified segment.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-25 12:15 PT

MIT Finds Subcompact Produces Less Emissions Than Tesla Model S

In testing, MIT found that a Mitsubishi Mirage emitted less “lifetime CO2” than a Tesla Model S, but there’s one catch.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-18 09:30 PT

Private Energy Company E.ON, Charging Provider Clever to Build Charging Stations Across Europe

Summary: E.ON, an international private energy company, has teamed with Danish charging provider Clever in the hopes of lining European highways with fast-charging stations.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-17 09:00 PT

Electric Vehicles are Set for a Record Year in China

According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, automakers are on path to sell a whopping 700,000 EVs in the country this year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-29 09:30 PT

Ford Wants to Make EV Ownership More Convenient for Employees

Ford, like many other automakers, is focusing on making electric vehicles, but before it releases it to the public, the American automaker will give its employees a chance to explore the tech first.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-27 09:00 PT

Watch Out Tesla, GM Looks to Introduce two EVs by 2019

General Motors announced a new strategy for zero-emissions vehicles that will see the automaker put two new electric vehicles onto the road by 2019.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-15 09:40 PT

Hyundai Uses 100 Ioniq EVs to Launch Car-Sharing Service

Hyundai has become the latest automaker to enter the car-sharing segment with the introduction of 100 Inoiq electric vehicles in Amsterdam.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-13 16:05 PT

Volkswagen Group to Electrify all 300 Global Models by 2030

VW Group, which includes Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bugatti and more, will be electrifying all of its models under its “Roadmap E” for EVs.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-01 12:15 PT

Volvo’s Compact SUV to Become Automaker’s First EV

To help reach its goal of phasing gasoline-only vehicles out by 2019, Volvo has plans to make the upcoming XC40, a compact SUV, its first electric vehicle.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-29 09:00 PT

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