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Lucid Motors Will Unveil its Luxury Electric Air Sedan on September 9th

Lucid Motors Will Unveil its Luxury Electric Air Sedan on September 9th

Lucid Motors will reveal the production-ready luxury-electric Air Sedan on September 9th and here's what we know so far.

Manish KharintaJun 22, 2020 9:00 AM PT

The Polestar 1 Gets an EPA Rated 52 Miles of Electric Range

The Polestar 1 Gets an EPA Rated 52 Miles of Electric Range

When the Polestar 1 made its debut in 2017, the plug-in hybrid claimed to have an all-electric range of 93 miles. Now, the EPA has given the vehicle an official electric range of just 52 miles.

Vineeth Joel PatelJun 22, 2020 4:30 AM PT   

Arrival Introduces Electric Bus That’s Social Distancing Friendly

Arrival Introduces Electric Bus That’s Social Distancing Friendly

The future of public transportation is set to change and Arrival’s latest vision takes a one-size-fits-all approach.

Vineeth Joel PatelJun 21, 2020 6:00 AM PT   

Tesla Model Y Suffering From Quality Issues: Report

Tesla Model Y Suffering From Quality Issues: Report

Unattached rear seats, odd charging ports, misaligned panels, and swirl marks are things new Tesla Model Y owners are reporting running into with their electric vehicles.

Vineeth Joel PatelJun 20, 2020 6:00 AM PT   

Volkswagen is Seeking to Develop a Larger Percentage of its Vehicle Software In-House

Volkswagen is Seeking to Develop a Larger Percentage of its Vehicle Software In-House

German automaker Volkswagen AG is ramping up its efforts to develop the software and operating system (OS) for its future vehicles. However, rather than relying on third parties to develop the majority of code that will underpin millions of future Volkswagen vehicles, the automaker is looking to develop a bigger percentage of it in-house.

Eric WalzJun 19, 2020 3:30 PM PT         

Ford’s Mach-E Will Include ‘Intelligent Range’ Technology to More Accurately Calculate Range

Ford’s Mach-E Will Include ‘Intelligent Range’ Technology to More Accurately Calculate Range

Ford Motor Co. announced a new feature for the upcoming Mach-E called “Intelligent Range”, which can more accurately predict how many miles the electric SUV can travel before the battery needs to be charged.

FutureCar Staff Jun 19, 2020 10:30 AM PT    

Kia Motors Partners with Google Cloud on a AI-based Vehicle Owner’s Manual

Kia Motors Partners with Google Cloud on a AI-based Vehicle Owner’s Manual

South Korean automaker Kia Motors announced a new partnership with Google Cloud on an AI-based vehicle owners manual, that may one day make the printed or electronic text manuals a thing of the past. The owner's manual is fully-interactive and allows the driver to take a picture of the various controls in their vehicle using a smartphone to learn how each feature works.

FutureCar Staff Jun 18, 2020 1:10 PM PT     

Ford is Adding ’Hands Free Driving’ to its Co-Pilot360 Driver Assist System Next Year

Ford is Adding ’Hands Free Driving’ to its Co-Pilot360 Driver Assist System Next Year

​The Ford Motor Motor Company is updating its Co-Pilot360 advanced driver assist system (ADAS) next year to include a “hands free" autonomous driving feature, the automaker announced today. The optional hands-free driving system will be available on select 2021 Ford vehicles, including the upcoming Mach-E fully-electric SUV.

Eric WalzJun 18, 2020 10:30 AM PT     

Ride-Hailing Company Lyft Vows to Switch to Fully-Electric Vehicles by 2030

Ride-Hailing Company Lyft Vows to Switch to Fully-Electric Vehicles by 2030

San Francisco-based company Lyft Inc. said on Wednesday that every vehicle on its ride-hailing and rental car platform will be fully-electric by 2030.

FutureCar Staff Jun 17, 2020 2:30 PM PT     

Uber Plans to Sell the Software That Powers its Ride-Hailing Network to Cities, Launching a California Pilot Next Month

Uber Plans to Sell the Software That Powers its Ride-Hailing Network to Cities, Launching a California Pilot Next Month

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is making its software available to public transit agencies in Marin County, California. Marin Transit and the Transportation Authority of Marin are paying Uber a flat monthly subscription fee for access to the software that powers Uber’s ride-hailing platform in a new transportation pilot launching July 1.

Eric WalzJun 17, 2020 10:45 AM PT      

Volkswagen to Invest Up to $200 Million in Silicon Valley Battery Developer QuantumScape

Volkswagen to Invest Up to $200 Million in Silicon Valley Battery Developer QuantumScape

Volkswagen announced today that it’s increasing its stake in Silicon Valley solid-state battery developer QuantumScape. The automaker is making an additional investment of up to $200 million in the company to further develop solid-state batteries for its future electric vehicles.

Eric WalzJun 16, 2020 1:50 PM PT      

Tesla’s Model S Breaks the 400-Mile Range Barrier for the First Time

Tesla’s Model S Breaks the 400-Mile Range Barrier for the First Time

Tesla announced it made a number of improvements to the Long Range Plus Model S and reached the elusive 400-mile range target. The latest version of the Model S sedan achieved an official EPA estimated range of 402 miles, which is 20% higher than the Model S 100D with the same battery pack design.

FutureCar Staff Jun 16, 2020 10:00 AM PT      

The International Energy Agency Reports the Number of Electric Vehicle Charging Points Grew By 60% Globally in 2019

The International Energy Agency Reports the Number of Electric Vehicle Charging Points Grew By 60% Globally in 2019

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the number of publicly accessible charging points for electric vehicles (EV) jumped 60% in 2019, the biggest increase in three years. The pace of construction is even outpacing the sales of fully-electric vehicles.

Eric WalzJun 15, 2020 1:00 PM PT     

BMW Announces Pricing for the X5 Plug-in Hybrid for North America

BMW Announces Pricing for the X5 Plug-in Hybrid for North America

BMW has officially announced the pricing and launch of X5 xDrive45e. Here’s all you need to know about the PHEV's pricing, range and specifications.

Manish KharintaJun 15, 2020 9:00 AM PT

Ford, Volkswagen Finalize Partnership to Build EV, Delivery Vans, and Pickup Truck

Ford, Volkswagen Finalize Partnership to Build EV, Delivery Vans, and Pickup Truck

Additionally, the partnership will give Volkswagen an in with Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle startup based in Pittsburgh that is backed by Ford.

Vineeth Joel PatelJun 14, 2020 11:00 AM PT  

Ford Set to Introduce Electric F-150, Transit Van by 2022

Ford Set to Introduce Electric F-150, Transit Van by 2022

With the electric pickup segment sent to heat up in the next few years, Ford wants to ensure it’s not on the back foot by coming out with a battery-powered version of its popular F-150 within the next two years.

Vineeth Joel PatelJun 13, 2020 6:15 AM PT   

Chinese Battery Maker CATL Says its Ready to Build a 1.2 Million Mile EV Battery with a 16 Year Lifespan

Chinese Battery Maker CATL Says its Ready to Build a 1.2 Million Mile EV Battery with a 16 Year Lifespan

Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL), says it's ready to build an EV battery with an expected lifespan of 1.2 million miles or 16 years before its needs replacement, Bloomberg reported this week. In an interview at the company’s headquarters in Ningde, southeastern China, CATL Chairman Zeng Yuqun says that the company is ready to build it.

FutureCar Staff Jun 12, 2020 3:10 PM PT      

Auto Parts Supplier Visteon Expects Global Auto Output to Fall by 25%, Despite Early Signs of Recovery

Auto Parts Supplier Visteon Expects Global Auto Output to Fall by 25%, Despite Early Signs of Recovery

As global automakers begin to restart auto production after the coronavirus pandemic, automotive component supplier Visteon is predicting that global production volumes for the auto industry will fall between 20% and 25% in 2020, but further warned it might take a few years before they return to 2019 levels.

Eric WalzJun 12, 2020 10:00 AM PT   

Tesla Wins Approval to Use Cobalt-Free Batteries in its China-made Model 3

Tesla Wins Approval to Use Cobalt-Free Batteries in its China-made Model 3

Tesla has received government approval to build Model 3 vehicles in China equipped with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries, a document on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website showed.

FutureCar Staff Jun 11, 2020 6:15 AM PT     

Tesla is Now the World’s Second Most Valuable Automaker as Shares Top $1,000 After CEO Elon Musk Announces Plans to Build its Semi Truck

Tesla is Now the World’s Second Most Valuable Automaker as Shares Top $1,000 After CEO Elon Musk Announces Plans to Build its Semi Truck

For the first time since Tesla became a public company in June 2010, the company’s shares have topped the $1,000 mark on news that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk told staff that it’s time for “volume production” of the semi truck. The fully-electric truck will reportedly have a range of over 600 miles.

Eric WalzJun 10, 2020 11:00 AM PT      

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