According to a report by The Guardian, automakers will be able to manufacture electric vehicles that cost the same as vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2024.
Oct 24, 2020 7:10 AM PT
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it was closely watching Tesla’s latest beta software that launched on Tuesday, which allows its vehicles to drive themselves without human intervention. The NHTSA said it was standing by and ready to protect the public against safety risks.
Oct 22, 2020 1:55 PM PT
Cadillac’s parent company General Motors claims that its “MagneRide” is the world’s fastest reacting suspension technology, which allows for greater responsiveness and enhanced isolation from road imperfections. The latest version is called “MagneRide 4.0” and it improves the suspension of Cadillac models even further.
Oct 21, 2020 7:30 AM PT
German automaker Mercedes Benz has confirmed that the EQS sedan will be the first electric model introduced in the U.S. under its new EQ sub-brand.
Oct 20, 2020 1:30 PM PT
Despite the ongoing trade disputes between the U.S. and Beijing, China welcomes U.S. companies to actively participate in its market and will strive to create a fair and just environment, the industry ministry said on Monday after a meeting it held with firms including Qualcomm Inc and U.S. automaker General Motors.Oct 20, 2020 7:30 AM PT
China's newest new energy vehicle producer Li Auto, which is publicly traded in the U.S., has reported brisk sales of its first vehicle, the Li ONE SUV. Li Auto is among a new crop of electric vehicle companies including Xpeng Motors and NIO Inc. that are emerging as rivals to U.S. automaker Tesla in China.Oct 19, 2020 4:30 PM PT
Electric automaker Tesla has confirmed that its will ship Model 3 sedans built at its new Shanghai factory to customers in Europe. The electric cars will be shipped to ten countries in Europe beginning this month, including Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland, the automaker said.Oct 19, 2020 9:00 AM PT
The first commercial automated valet service will go live at Stuttgart Airport’s P6 parking garage.Oct 19, 2020 6:00 AM PT
In what turned out to be a truly bizarre week for Tesla’s flagship sedan, the Model S received two dramatic price cuts to become far more affordable.Oct 18, 2020 6:30 AM PT
The outspoken CEO took to Twitter to announce the limited availability of the upcoming system.Oct 17, 2020 7:45 AM PT
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn announced on Friday that it aims to provide components or services to around 10% of the world's electric vehicles (EVs) between 2025 and 2027. Foxconn Chairman Liu Young-way said his company has been in talks with multiple car manufacturers for future cooperation.Oct 16, 2020 2:05 PM PT
GM's Detroit Hamtramck assembly plant is being retooled to become the company's premier electric vehicle plant where the automaker will build many of its future EVs. The factory is also getting a new name that aligns with GM’s corporate mission of a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.Oct 16, 2020 11:15 AM PT
In a blog post on Thursday, GM’s autonomous driving division Cruise announced it was granted a permit to operate its self-driving vehicles without a human safety driver behind the wheel, becoming the fifth company granted the new permit in California. However, Cruise will be the first to deploy autonomous vehicles without safety drivers within the city of San Francisco.Oct 15, 2020 3:50 PM PT
On Thursday, California-based electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. announced that Magna International will supply the vehicle platform and its subsidiary Magna Steyr will build the company's fully-electric Ocean SUV. It will be Magna’s first contract manufacturing deal with an EV startup.Oct 15, 2020 10:55 AM PT
After electric automaker Tesla slashed the price of its Model S sedan in the U.S., the company’s newest rival Lucid Motors announced a lower priced version of its luxury-electric Air sedan, as well as prices for the entire model lineup of the Air sedan. The entry level Lucid Air costs $77,400 or $69,900 after the U.S. Federal EV Tax Credit of $7,500. This price point makes it a closer competitor to the Tesla Model S and new Porsche Taycan.Oct 14, 2020 11:00 AM PT
On Tuesday, TomTom announced it will extend its existing partnership that began in 2015 of integrating TomTom’s maps, traffic data, and Maps APIs across Uber’s entire global platform. As part of the ongoing agreement, Uber will serve as a trusted map editing partner to TomTom, leading to even more accurate navigation and location, trip routing, fares, and better arrival time estimates for Uber customers.Oct 13, 2020 7:00 PM PT
As existing shareholders continue to increase investments in EVs and related technologies, new participants are optimistic about China's growing electric vehicle market. As a result, electric vehicle startup XPeng Motors has strong financial backing and stamina for future development. The company has cash reserves of 8.2 billion yuan (US$1.19 billion), and is ramping up its investment in R&D.
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