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​ Brembo Unveils a Breakthrough Electro-Mechanical Brake System Called ‘SENSIFY’ That’s Powered By AI

​ Brembo Unveils a Breakthrough Electro-Mechanical Brake System Called ‘SENSIFY’ That’s Powered By AI

Auto industry supplier Brembo unveiled its latest brake system called “SENSIFY”, which pairs its world-renowned brake components with the power of AI. SENSIFY adds digital technology to create a flexible platform that includes software, predictive algorithms and data management to control a vehicle’s brake system digitally. The brake system can intelligently adapt to any road or weather condition.

Eric WalzOct 25, 2021 4:00 PM PT      

Panasonic Unveils a Large Prototype Battery That’s Designed to Help Tesla Lower EV Production Costs

Panasonic Unveils a Large Prototype Battery That’s Designed to Help Tesla Lower EV Production Costs

Tesla’s battery supplier Panasonic unveiled a new large prototype battery on Monday that’s designed to help the electric automaker lower production costs. Panasonic says the new nickel-cobalt-aluminum (NCA) “4860” cell format, which represents the battery’s dimensions of 46 mm wide and 80 mm tall, will store more energy, reduce battery costs by up to 50% and drive a 100-fold increase in battery production by 2030.

FutureCar Staff Oct 25, 2021 1:30 PM PT     

Tesla Closing in on a Trillion Dollar Market Cap After Rental Car Company Hertz Orders 100,000 Model 3 Sedans

Tesla Closing in on a Trillion Dollar Market Cap After Rental Car Company Hertz Orders 100,000 Model 3 Sedans

Electric automaker Tesla is closing in on a trillion dollar market capitalization after rental car company Hertz Global Holdings placed an order for 100,000 Model 3 sedans that will be delivered over the next 14 months. The Model 3s will be available to rent at Hertz rental car locations in major U.S. markets and parts of Europe starting in early November.

Eric WalzOct 25, 2021 8:25 AM PT     

Tesla is Changing the Battery Cell Chemistry in its Standard-Range Models

Tesla is Changing the Battery Cell Chemistry in its Standard-Range Models

The new batteries use a lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) chemistry instead of nickel-cobalt-aluminum, which will continue to be found in Tesla’s long-range models.

Vineeth Joel PatelOct 24, 2021 4:45 PM PT    

Stellantis, LG Partner For EV Battery Plant for North American Cars

Stellantis, LG Partner For EV Battery Plant for North American Cars

The joint venture will see the two companies produce electric vehicle batteries for Stellantis’ vehicles that will be sold in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Vineeth Joel PatelOct 24, 2021 7:45 AM PT    

Ford Maverick Hybrid Rated at 42 MPG City, Delayed Until 2022

Ford Maverick Hybrid Rated at 42 MPG City, Delayed Until 2022

The Maverick with the standard hybrid engine managed to beat Ford’s original estimates, getting a 42 mpg city rating from the EPA.

Vineeth Joel PatelOct 23, 2021 8:00 AM PT   

The Apple Car Project Has Reportedly Stalled Due to Unreasonable Demands Put on Chinese Battery Suppliers CATL & BYD

The Apple Car Project Has Reportedly Stalled Due to Unreasonable Demands Put on Chinese Battery Suppliers CATL & BYD

Apple Inc’s secretive Apple Car project has hit another roadblock after talks with Chinese battery suppliers Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) and BYD have stalled, Reuters reported on Friday. The computer giant was in talks with both battery suppliers to supply the batteries for Apple’s electric car project, but the California company’s unreasonable demands on the two companies have caused negotiations to break down.

FutureCar Staff Oct 22, 2021 2:35 PM PT      

General Motors is Quickly Reducing its Backlog of Parked Pickup Trucks Due to Semiconductor Shortages

General Motors is Quickly Reducing its Backlog of Parked Pickup Trucks Due to Semiconductor Shortages

Automaker General Motors is expediting deliveries of full-size pickups that were parked due to the ongoing chip shortages that are affecting auto production around the world. Speaking at the Reuters Events Automotive Summit, GM's North American chief executive Steve Carlisle said the automaker is more than halfway through shipping its newly assembled backlog of pickups that were parked and awaiting shipment to dealers.

Eric WalzOct 22, 2021 10:20 AM PT     

Polestar is Offering Two Years of Free DC-Fast Charging From Electrify America to Polestar 2 Drivers

Polestar is Offering Two Years of Free DC-Fast Charging From Electrify America to Polestar 2 Drivers

Polestar, the electric-performance brand operated by Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely, is teaming up with EV charging operator Electrify America to offer Polestar 2 drivers two years of free DC fast charging sessions. The free charging offer is being provided to all Polestar 2 drivers, even those that have already purchased their vehicles or are still waiting to take delivery.

Eric WalzOct 21, 2021 3:00 PM PT     

The Netherlands Forensic Institute Claims it Has Decoded Tesla's Vehicle Data By Reverse Engineering

The Netherlands Forensic Institute Claims it Has Decoded Tesla's Vehicle Data By Reverse Engineering

The Netherlands Forensic Institute has decrypted electric automaker Tesla’s driving data vehicle storage system by "reverse engineering" Tesla’s vehicle data logs. The data uncovered contains a wealth of previously unknown information that could be used to investigate serious accidents involving Tesla vehicles.

FutureCar Staff Oct 21, 2021 1:35 PM PT      

Nissan, Verizon Complete a Successful 5G-Powered Connected Vehicle Proof-of-Concept to Warn Drivers of Hazards Outside Their Line-of-Sight

Nissan, Verizon Complete a Successful 5G-Powered Connected Vehicle Proof-of-Concept to Warn Drivers of Hazards Outside Their Line-of-Sight

Verizon and Nissan's North America Research and Advanced Engineering team have announced the completion of a successful C-V2X proof-of-concept that demonstrates how vehicle sensor data and nearby infrastructure can be processed using Verizon’s wireless network and communicated back to vehicles to notify drivers of any potential hazards in near real-time.

Eric WalzOct 21, 2021 10:45 AM PT        

As One of the World's Richest Persons, Can Jeff Bezos Help Make Amazon-backed Rivian Bigger Than Tesla?

As One of the World's Richest Persons, Can Jeff Bezos Help Make Amazon-backed Rivian Bigger Than Tesla?

E-commerce giant Amazon is now worth roughly $1.7 trillion, which has made its founder Jeff Bezos one of the richest people on the planet. Amazon is also a backer of electric vehicle startup Rivian and could help the company take on Tesla in the electric vehicle space.

Eric WalzOct 20, 2021 3:00 PM PT      

Volkswagen’s China-made ID.3 Electric Car Will Officially Launch on Oct 22

Volkswagen’s China-made ID.3 Electric Car Will Officially Launch on Oct 22

Automaker Volkswagen will officially launch the China-built ID.3 electric hatchback on Oct 22, the company announced in a post on Chinese social media platform WeChat. The launch of the ID.3 in China is expected to further boost VW's electric vehicle sales in China, which is the world’s biggest auto market.

FutureCar Staff Oct 20, 2021 9:50 AM PT      

XPeng’s Urban Air Mobility Affiliate HT Aero to Raise $500+ Million in Series A Funding Round

XPeng’s Urban Air Mobility Affiliate HT Aero to Raise $500+ Million in Series A Funding Round

HT Aero, an urban air mobility (UAM) company and an affiliate of Chinese electric vehicle startup XPeng Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with a consortium of investors to raise over US$500 million in Series A funding. It will be the largest single-tranche fundraising to date in Asia’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) sector.

Eric WalzOct 19, 2021 11:45 AM PT        

Honda Unveils New Fully-Electric Crossovers for the China Market

Honda Unveils New Fully-Electric Crossovers for the China Market

Honda unveiled three new concept cars during a recent virtual press conference. These include a two-door coupe, a four-door GT, and an SUV from its e:N Series, which is the company’s upcoming series of all-electric models. The new EV concepts offer a glimpse of Honda's electrification plans for China.

Manish KharintaOct 19, 2021 9:00 AM PT

iPhone Assembler Foxconn Unveils 3 New Electric Vehicle Prototypes as it Prepares to Diversify its Business by Building EVs

iPhone Assembler Foxconn Unveils 3 New Electric Vehicle Prototypes as it Prepares to Diversify its Business by Building EVs

Apple Inc's contract manufacturer Foxconn, which has assembled hundreds of missions of iPhones and electronic devices over the years for the technology giant, has unveiled three electric vehicles as the company prepares to diversify its business. The three vehicles are designed for mass production. The reference designs allow EV companies to customize the vehicles to their own specifications.

Eric WalzOct 18, 2021 2:45 PM PT      

Toyota to Invest $3.4 Billion Through 2030 in Electric Vehicle Battery Production in the U.S.

Toyota to Invest $3.4 Billion Through 2030 in Electric Vehicle Battery Production in the U.S.

Toyota Motor Corp is making a $3.4 billion investment to produce electric vehicle batteries in the U.S., the automaker announced on Monday. The massive investment is for developing and localizing automotive battery production to meet the demand for Toyota’s future electric vehicles.

FutureCar Staff Oct 18, 2021 11:20 AM PT

BMW i Ventures Invests in Michigan-based EV Battery Startup ‘Our Next Energy Inc.’

BMW i Ventures Invests in Michigan-based EV Battery Startup ‘Our Next Energy Inc.’

​BMW i Ventures, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital arm of automaker BMW, announced an investment in Michigan-based battery startup Our Next Energy Inc. (“ONE”). The company is working to develop lower cost and longer range batteries for electric vehicles. The investment from BMW i Ventures was part of a $25 million Series A capital raise led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Bill Gates.

Eric WalzOct 18, 2021 8:30 AM PT     

Mercedes-Benz EQS Gets an EPA Estimated Range of 350 Miles

Mercedes-Benz EQS Gets an EPA Estimated Range of 350 Miles

As we expected, the EQS electric sedan’s official EPA range is well below its claimed figure from the European WLTP cycle.

Vineeth Joel PatelOct 17, 2021 7:15 AM PT    

2022 Ford Mustang V8 Loses 10 Horsepower Because of Emissions Regulations

2022 Ford Mustang V8 Loses 10 Horsepower Because of Emissions Regulations

The 5.0-liter V8 found in the Mustang GT and Mach 1 are losing power because of more stringent LEV III regulations.

Vineeth Joel PatelOct 16, 2021 3:00 PM PT    

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