Scientists from the Honda Research Institute have collaborated with researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop a breakthrough new battery chemistry that enables the use of materials with 10 times the energy density of current lithium-ion technology.
FutureCar Staff 2018-12-07 17:43 PT
FedEx Corp said on Tuesday it plans to add 1,000 electric delivery vans from Los Angeles-based startup Chanje.
Eric Walz2018-11-20 11:51 PT
VW announced that it will convert two more plants in Germany to build electric vehicles, creating what the automaker said will be Europe's largest EV production network.
FutureCar Staff 2018-11-14 12:03 PT
Mercedes Benz delivered its first fuel cell vehicle to a customer in Germany, becoming the first automaker to deliver an all-electric vehicle that can run on hydrogen or battery power.
Eric Walz2018-11-13 11:47 PT
Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc. (Grab), one of Southeast Asia’s largest mobile platforms, announced an agreement in which Hyundai Motor Company and Kia will invest an additional $250 million into Grab and establish a partnership to promote EV programs across Southeast Asia.
Eric Walz2018-11-07 11:42 PT
A new bill introduced by Senator Dean Heller (R) of Nevada is hoping to keep electric car sales on the upward swing. The bill would extend the EV tax credits of up to $7,500 until 2022 for electric vehicles sold in the U.S.
Eric Walz2018-10-19 18:07 PT
Silicon Valley-based electric car startup Lucid Motors announced an agreement with Electrify America, which will give Lucid’s customers access to a nationwide ultra-fast DC charging network to charge their vehicles.
Eric Walz2018-09-25 11:08 PT
EVgo, which operates the largest public fast charging network in the U.S., announced that it has accelerated construction of EV chargers and will add hundreds more DC fast chargers this year in California alone. The state of California accounts for over half of all electric vehicle sales in the U.S.
Eric Walz2018-09-21 11:33 PT
Volkswagen premiered its new MEB (modular electrification kit) electric vehicle platform yesterday in Frankfurt. The platform will be the foundation for 27 new fully-electric models the automaker plans to build. Volkswagen plans to build up to 10 million cars using the modular architecture.
Eric Walz2018-09-18 11:54 PT
With Los Angeles looking to curb air pollution, the city has teamed up with 30 other cities in the U.S. to make electric vehicles more affordable for fleet use.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-16 06:00 PT
With California’s state legislature approving a bill that requires the state to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2045, the state is putting itself in a good position to allow electric cars to thrive.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-09 09:00 PT
GM is investing $28 million in its Warren, Michigan battery lab as the company continues to improve its EV battery technology.
Eric Walz2018-09-07 11:28 PT
A partnership between Nissan Motor Co and EVgo has made traveling between Boston and Washington DC, one of the busiest traffic corridors in the U.S., a little easier. Nissan and EVgo have announced completion of their planned ‘Fast charging ARC’ connecting the cities of Boston and Washington DC.
FutureCar Staff 2018-09-06 17:01 PT
City of London’s air quality chief claims the upcoming plan the city’s mayor has in store won’t go far enough in curbing the city's worsening air pollution and has come out with a temporary solution by banning gasoline- and diesel-powered cars on specific streets.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-26 08:30 PT
With only a limited amount of cobalt globally, China is looking to take command control of cobalt mines to ensure the country has a strong foothold on expanding its electric-vehicle industry.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-18 06:00 PT
Chinese electric automaker BYD has won the bids to supply vehicles to the U.S. state of Georgia and Atlanta city, the company said in a statement released on Monday.
Derrick Smith2018-08-15 18:37 PT
Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO on Monday filed for a $1.8 billion initial public offering of its American depositary shares, the largest U.S. listing to date by a Chinese automaker.
Eric Walz2018-08-15 13:08 PT
Electric vehicles may be coming off of record sales thanks to strong policies and falling battery costs, but supply issues, especially with cobalt, could bring those sales numbers to a screeching halt.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-12 16:15 PT
GYON, a new luxury electric vehicle startup, held its launch press conference last night in Los Angeles. The company announced its concept car design in collaboration with Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters Inc.(GFMI), a renowned automotive fabricator that helped design the famed Dodge Viper sports car.
Eric Walz2018-08-09 14:44 PT
German automaker Daimler is in talks to build electric Smart cars in China with a local partner, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter, which was first reported by Automotive News Europe. Daimler is looking to boost sales of the compact-car brand in China—the world's largest EV market.
Derrick Smith2018-08-06 18:29 PT
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